America the Beautiful
Instructor: Mrs. Hawes
Our class will be learning an overview about the United States of America. Some of the things we’ll do in class include learning about the capitol, how we became a country, and study our flag. As a class, we are going to learn the Pledge of Allegiance, as well as listen to other famous songs such as America the Beautiful and the Star Spangled Banner. We will read books, listen to songs, and do America inspired crafts.
Week 1 – Overview of facts about the U.S.A.
Week 2 – How we became a country.
Week 3 – Our founding fathers, specifically George Washington.
Week 4 – Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.
Week 5 – Washington, D.C.
Week 6 – Washington, D.C.
Week 7 – Learn about the flag.
Week 8 – Review
Around the World With Picture Books
Instructor: Mrs. Carr
Join us as we discover maps and journey through some of the countries in our big world through picture books. We will read stories, do activities, crafts, rhymes, games and songs. We will learn some interesting things about animals and plants in these countries and how some of the children live there. The following is a very tentative outline of the course and will be adjusted as needed for length of activities and attention spans.
Week 1 – Me on the Map- an introduction to maps and where we live.
Week 2 – China and Taiwan (Chinese New Year)
Week 3 – Kenya
Week 4 – Italy and France
Week 5 – Sri Lanka and India
Week 6 – Sri Lanka and India/England
Week 7 –Jamaica
Week 8 – Back to the US: Where have we travelled this semester? What have we learned?
Students will enjoy a time of free play and snack.