This week ( only 4 days!) We learned all about Veterans.
We read several books about veterans and then made this soldier map describing them:
We learned more about the 5 branches of the armed forces using this powerpoint from a teammate:
We read this book (by Deanna Jump) and then sang the song to go with it (I have no idea how blogger reversed the video!!!) :
In our math journals we did several veterans themed prompts:
We colored a Veteran's Day Book:
We wrote about what soldiers are (brave, heroes, etc.) and what they can do (protect, fight, etc.)
Our centers this week revolved around Veterans Day and American themes as well.
Ordinal Numbers (on poppy flowers):
Counting Stars (on flags):
Patterning (on Eagles):
Counting and matching sets to number words:
Literacy Centers -
Beginning sounds (on flags):
Identifying rhyming words (on helicopters):
Soldier Slap (listening for syllables):
Roll and Record:
These activities are from Deanna Jumps Veterans Day Math and Literacy Activities and Melissa Freshwaters Veterans Day Math and Literacy Fun.
Books we read: