Action Words – Verbos Set 4

With a new school year in progress, we have introduced a new set of action words (verbs) in our Spanish class. Just like in the previous sets, we will be learning five new verbs and the phrases: “Yo puedo ..” (I can…) and “Yo no puedo…” (I can not…) The video will serve a tool [Read On]

La Escuela – The School

A new school year has just started! Our Spanish classes will begin soon. Since we are beginning a new school year and the kids are talking everything related about school, I thought it would be fitting to learn some vocabulary in that topic. We will learn different places in the school and a few items [Read On]

Transporte – Transportation

We will be learning the vocabulary words for Transportation in our Spanish class. I have created the video to help the students and parents with the pronunciation. It would really benefit the student to watch the video at least three times a week. This would help the child memorize the vocabulary easily. Below you will [Read On]

Verbos – Action Words Set 3

The new set of Action Words in Spanish is available now! In each set we will learn 5 action words/verbs. Building a great vocabulary base, including verbs, will insure that our students will have a solid foundation as they move to more in depth Spanish learning (conjugating verbs, forming complete sentences, etc.) With the younger [Read On]

Verbos – Action Words

Happy New Year! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year with your loved ones! We are back into routine and plugging along with school. In our Spanish class, we will be learning five different action words (verbs) during the next few weeks. This is the first set of six sets I’ll be [Read On]

Poetry – A Model of Christian Charity

Our History studies will bring us to the beginnings of our country. In Poetry, we have chosen to memorize a few excerpts of the sermon delivered by Governor John Winthrop.  At the time, he was the governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. This sermon was delivered aboard the Arbella. I love the absolute truths delivered [Read On]

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]

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]

Poetry – Laocoon’s Warning

This year we will be studying Ancient History. Some of our Poetry will be related to the History, so for the next three weeks we will focus on learning a portion of the Latin poem “The Aeneid”, translated by Robert Fagles.  We will memorize the segment where Laocoon warns the Trojans about accepting the Trojan [Read On]

My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson

We love poems by Robert Louis Stevenson. This is a very fun poem for kids. So we decided to work on memorizing this piece of poetry.  I found an animated video of the poem and my kids love watching it. Here are some of the resources I created to go with the poem. 1. Written [Read On]