Zoo Animals – Animales del Zoológico

The new topic in our Spanish class is Zoo Animals! Kids naturally love animals and are interested in learning about them. We will learn the name of eight different animals. Some of these words are very easy to learn since they sound so similar to English. I made a short video to help you and [Read On]

A Mighty Fortress is Our God – Poetry

During the next three weeks, my Kindergarten class will be memorizing the first two stanzas of the hymn “A Mighty Fortress” by Martin Luther. We will be studying about Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation in our History, so we thought it would line up perfectly to memorize this old hymn. I found a really [Read On]

Beowulf

This year we will be studying Medieval and Renaissance Era in our History curriculum. Some of our Poetry will be related to that era.  Our co-op will be memorizing a couple of excerpts from “Beowulf”. Last week, we spent some time reading about Beowulf, watching some videos and having some discussion about what this poem [Read On]

Mark Antony’s Speech in Julius Caesar

The next piece of Poetry we will be memorizing with our kids is an excerpt from Mark Antony’s Speech in the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. Our kids are enjoying it, specially watching the short video I created.   I also created some worksheets to help my kids memorize it. I typed the poem [Read On]

Phoneme Segmentation

Phoneme segmentation is just one component of Phonemic Awareness. When we talk about Phonemic Awareness, we refer to the ability of manipulating & identifying sounds in a word WITHOUT looking at printed symbols (letters, words). In order for a child to be a successful reader and decoder, he must be able to manipulate & identify [Read On]

La Ropa – Clothing

Hello readers! We are on our final stretch for this school year! We have a few weeks left.  We are getting started on our last topic in Spanish class. We will be learning a few vocabulary words for clothing. Here’s the video with the vocabulary/pronunciation: At the bottom of the post, you will be able [Read On]

Las Profesiones – Community Helpers

The next topic we are learning in Spanish Class is the vocabulary for Community Helpers (Las Profesiones). Here is the video to help you with pronunciation. 🙂 If you need some sheets for practice and review, you will be able to download them at the bottom of this post. Let me tell you what’s included [Read On]

Length Measurement Conversions

Hello my dear readers! We are working hard on memorizing length measurement conversions. We had fun measuring things around the house and using different measurement units. I created a few resources for my kids to practice and review the conversions. These are the particular conversions we are learning in our local co-op, so that is [Read On]

La Comunidad – The City

In the next couple of weeks, we will be learning basic vocabulary in Spanish for the city (our community). Here’s the video to help you with the vocabulary and pronunciation. I made a couple of sheets to go with the video and topic. I always like to make a sheet that has all the vocabulary [Read On]

The New Colossus

The next poem we will be memorizing is The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus. We have read a few books about the history of the Statue of Liberty, watched videos, looked at pictures and articles online. We have learned a lot the past few weeks. I love how much I get to learn as a [Read On]