Our school days are Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 9:15am, when we return from dropping off Ethan at Mother’s Day Out.  Each bullet point is a 5-15 minute period of time.

Let’s see how long this schedule stays intact before we start rearranging and modifying things! 🙂

Monday:

Holiday

Tuesday:

  • Pledge
    Weather
    Calendar: Write out schedule & reading goals, Days of the week
    Handwriting:  Upper Case A,B,Cs
  • Phonics: Short Aa Vowel Sounds – Everything for Early Learning Grade K (pgs 100-105), Barbie Phonics (pg 2)
  • Song of the Week: Welcome to School Today
    Verse of the Week: The Seven Principles
    Rhyme/Poem: Pancakes by Christina Rossetti
  • Math: Get Ready for Kindergarten (pgs 11-18)
  • Outdoors: Backyard trees
  • Natural History: Drawing and labeling backyard trees
  • Sign Language:  Review all current signs – write a list
  • Composer Study:  Camille Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals (The Swan)
  • History: John, Paul, George & Ben, by Lane Smith (A great little book about some of our founding father’s as kids. Very cleverly written and even more cleverly designed/illustrated. My favorite part is at the end where the author goes through some of the more absurd “facts” of the book as fact or fiction.)
  • Literature:
  • Science:  Measuring
  • Lunch (1hr)
  • Outdoor Play (1hr)
  • Literature:  Kate’s choice
  • Independent Reading/Rest Time

Wednesday:

  • Story time at the Library  (10:30 am)
  • Turn in old and check out new books (11:00 am)
  • Lunch (1hr)
  • Outdoor Play (1hr)
  • Literature:  Library Books
  • Independent Reading/Rest Time

Thursday:

  • Pledge
    Weather
    Calendar: Days of the week – The Very Hungry Catepillar
    Handwriting:  Lower Case A,B,Cs
  • Phonics: Short Ee Vowel Sounds – Everything for Early Learning Grade K (pgs 106-110), Barbie Phonics (pg 3)
  • Song of the Week: Welcome to School Today
    Verse of the Week: The Seven Principles
    Rhyme/Poem: Pancakes by Christina Rossetti
  • Math: Counting – http://www.mathsisfun.com/games/counting-bugs.html
  • Outdoors: Frontyard trees
  • Natural History: Drawing and labeling frontyard trees
  • Geography: Map of Front yard
  • Spanish:  Review current Spanish – write a list of colors and numbers
  • Artist Study: Sandro Botticelli – Fortitude
  • Literature: Uncle Wiggily’s Picture Book: Uncle Wiggily & Neddie Stubtail
  • Handicraft:  Paint frames for Kate’s room
  • Lunch (1hr)
  • Outdoor Play (1hr)
  • Literature:  Kate’s choice
  • Independent Reading/Rest Time

Friday:

  • Nature Walk: Neighborhood Gazebos (1-1.5 hrs)
  • Natural History: Name as many trees as we can
  • Lunch (1hr)
  • Outdoor Play (1hr)
  • Literature:  Kate’s choice
  • Independent Reading/Rest Time