Students regularly exercised basic conversation skills, with special emphasis on greetings and feelings. Beginning work on referring to the calendar in Spanish.
New vocabulary: common meals, drinks, fruits and veggies. Students created books about fruits and healthy foods.
As an example, students learned how to say:
– Today’s date, using words to describe the weather.
– Hello. My name is … I am… years old.
– How are you?
– I am feeling …
– I am hungry. I would like to eat … I would like two … please.
– I like …
– I don’t like …
Extended Day covered a wide range of topics this spring, including rhythm, tempo, dynamics, musical form, and the instruments of the orchestra! Composition was strongly featured in an activity using rhythm sticks where students were able to make patterns using different motions.
Comprehensive program that emphasizes participation in a wide variety of fun activities that develop overall physical fitness for the individual student.
Development of gross motor skills, balancing, and body awareness including: running and chasing games, cooperative games, bowling. Equipment and materials used in play and experiment included: balls, basketballs, hoola-hoops, scarves, rubber rings, balloons, mats, music, poly spots, and jump ropes.