Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Papa Piccolo by Carol Talley

Papa Piccolo by Carol Talley
FIAR Pages, 76-81 Vol. I
MATH will be done in a variety of way, including a daily games based on the book Family Math Written by Jean Stenmark, Virginia Thompson and Ruth Cossey.
Zap! Blink! Taste! Think! (ZBTT) By Janet Parks Chahrour

DAY 1: Social Studies
Read Papa Piccolo Aloud
Family Math: Balloon Ride, pg. 30

Add Europe to the Continent Mobile
Read Fun facts about Europe
Located Italy on Globe
Make a gondola boat from paper, look at gondolas and the Canals of Venice
Make the Italian flag

DAY 2: Language Arts
Read Papa Piccolo aloud with A2 reading occasional paragraphs
Family Math: Coordinates I, pg 192

Book of Hello, add Italian

Have A2 read My Many Color Days by Dr. Seuss to Z2. Using this story as a background,
Discuss moods & feelings that we have. Make a list of them. Have A2 assign a color that he feels with each one.
Working together make a rhyme for each color/feeling.

Play charades, using cards from Papa Piccolo and My Many Colored Days

DAT 3: Art
Read Papa Piccolo aloud, alternating pages
Family Math: Coordinate Tic-Tac-Toe pg. 196

Take photos of things moving to show movement and flow. Compare photos to art that represent speed and motion.
Review What is color
Design a Color Wheel, using large white cardboard, draw a circle (trace around a plate). Divide the wheel into 6 equal sections with a ruler. With a black marker, outline the color wheel form.
Introduce primary colors, secondary colors. tertiary colors. Experiment with mixing amounts to understand warm and cool colors. (why would red by warm and blue be cool)
Question how we feel regarding colors.

Go for a walk after making the color wheel. Find colors in nature that matches those on the wheel. Take photos of those objects.
Make a photo color wheel.

Continue My Many Color Days: Write each rhyme on the paper, (in black) then paint his feeling onto that page. When Dried, Add drawings to go along with each rhyme.

DAY 4: Science
A2 read Papa Piccolo aloud to me
Family Math: Hurkle pg. 198

Field Trip to the Humane Society for class

(ZBTT) What you See is What You Get…or is it? Pg 22
(ZBTT) Depth Perception pg 28
Float, Sink, Flink

DAY 5: Catch-up
A2 read Papa Piccolo quietly to self

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