(HW-with adult help) Weekly-Observe birdfeeders, and see when birds come to eat. What types of birds came? Did they come by themselves or in groups.
Watch catepillars turn into butterflies, My Butterfly Journal- Students will daily write and draw their observations of the catepillars turning into butterflies.
The Very Hungry Catepillar
Brown Bear Brown Bear what do you see?
The Three Bears
Berenstien Bears go to School
Zoo-Phonics- Circle time letter review with gestures.
B sight words-by, big, be, but
Given large white paper, students pick three or four paint colors and put a spoonful of each in the middle of the paper. Then they fold it in half. When they open it up there will be a beautiful symmetric masterbiece.
Measuring and graphing bears
Classifying bears from largest to smallest and by colors.
Paper Bag Puppets
Tissue paper butterflies
Students write and draw a picture in their jounal about the journal topic, with teacher/aide help.
Teacher will use the smartboard to show class research about the state bird.