This week was a very special week as the students got some great neighborhood walks and swimming lessons in. It was a great opportunity to enjoy the weather and brush up on swimming skills before summer.
As we juggled schedules to balance swimming, we still got plenty of practice with creating and organizing schedules. Who would have know that making a monthly plan would have so much mental math in it. Take a look at one of the problems we had to work through!
We continued to review telling time with a clock and how to use a clock to accurately. Students should continue to practice these skills at home as these are essential skills, as students get older. This link has many great games that will be great practice:
In science students were learning about the importance that plants play in our world. Your child should be able to explain at least 5 reasons why plants are important. Do your reasons match theirs?
More information on the matter can be found here:
Our own plants are growing quite well. Most of us have our plants growing roots and a stem. We will hopefully see more rapid growth in the next week or so. Take a more in-depth look at the life cycle of bean plants with this link: