SNOW DAY WORK 3/9/2018
Math: "Rhythm"-Create patterns through music. You can use musical instruments that you may have at home, or use your bodies. Ex: Pat (your head), Clap (your hands), Pat, Clap,...or Clap, Pat, Tap (the floor), Clap, Pat, Tap. ***Create simple or complex patterns depending on your child's ability to extend and copy the pattern.***
Science: "Snow Melting Experiment":
Materials needed: a large bowl, large measuring cup, and snow.
1. Fill the bowl up to the top with snow.
2. Show your child the measuring cup. Point to the different lines and explain how the lines are used to explain how much is in it.
3. Ask your child to make a prediction on how much water will be produced from the melted snow. They can use their words, or point to the lines on the measuring cup.
4. When the snow is melted, have your child pour the melted snow into the measuring cup. Document your findings.
Language/Literacy: Read to your child for 15 minutes or more!
Gross Motor: "Musical Genres": Play different types of musical genres for your child to listen and dance to. Ask your child, "Which musical genre did you most enjoy? Why?" and "Which did you least enjoy? Why?"
Document your child's responses and bring them to school.
Examples of Musical Genres:
Jazz, Folk, Blues, Heavy Metal, Classical, Reggae, Country, Rock, etc.