Tuesday, December 08, 2009

A is for ASHLEY!

Continuing with our letter of the week theme, we moved on to the letter A (short vowel sound) last week. And much to my chagrin, Clayton never would identify the letter, even after the whole week of practice. All he talked about was little C, big C, O, or T. All I can say is at least he realizes we're talking about the letters in his name and sticks to those!!
Online Resources:

On the bookshelf:
How to Make and Apple Pie and See the World
The Apple Pie Tree
Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing
Amazing Airplanes
What's Inside an Ambulance?
Astronaut Piggy Wiggy

Song of the Week:
The Ants Go Marching

Our science lesson was on astronauts, but by far Clayton's favorite lesson for this letter was social studies: we read What's Inside an Ambulance? and it was definitely right up Clayton's ALLEY. We had to study every. single. picture. Especially the one with the stretcher (a bed with wheels--wheels ALWAYS get his attention!). Oh, and the page about the oxygen was a favorite as well. I know his little mind was working overtime processing all the pictures of the medical equipment . . . it's unfortunate that he is so familiar with these things at such a young age, but you never know, we may have the beginnings of a medical career forming!!


Melanie said...

Thanks for posting what you're doing for 'school', I'm going to steal your ideas!! Cause you're that good! :)

Katy said...

Ashley--I've really been wanting to ask you about your schedule with Clayton. Like a daily schedule. I'm wanting to start adding some preschool stuff to Charlie's day, but I'm not sure how long a lesson should be etc, etc, etc.