Listen and Read
Follow this link to the Scholastic page and scroll down to Day 5
Watch “And Then It’s Spring” and read along (click the “Read Along” button on the top of the book’s window after you open it) with the book “How Do You Know It’s Spring?”
Explore the links in the Puzzlers! section.
If you have time, explore the links in the Dive Deeper section.
Click on “read aloud” to have the story read out loud as you follow along. Which do you like better, the brown ground or the green ground?
When you listen to the information in the book “How do you know it’s Spring?” Listen for the answers to these questions:
1. How do we know when it’s Spring?
2. What is the weather like in Spring?
3. What happens to plants in Spring?
4. What happens to animals in Spring?
5. What happens to kids in Spring?
Go on a nature walk. Collect items for your nature journal along the way.
Do the Rainforest Explorer Dance
Talking Math: Day 5
Use this worksheet to complete these tasks:
How many elephants are in the picture? How many more would make 10? (K.OA.A.4)
Visit this site to find out more fun facts about elephants.
What math story problems can you make up about elephants?
Use these directions to try to make an origami elephant.
Recommended children’s book: There is a Bird on Your Head by Mo Willems
Use this worksheet to continue your counting practice.
Listen to this silly story about an elephant with a bird on his head! Can you point to the parts of the elephant as your parent names them?
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Speech and language
Answer these 5 Ws about Spring!
- 1. WHO wakes up from hibernating in the Spring?
- 2. WHAT are the names of the four seasons?
- 3. WHEN does Spring come? (hint: use the sentence starter “Spring comes after _____”)
- 4. WHERE do buds grow?
- 5. WHY does the ground change from brown to green in Spring?
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