Resources Module 1

“To be, or not to be” – William Shakespeare

Reading & Writing: AlphabetsSongSongIn Depth
SAT/SUNEnglish
English
English
MON普通话普通话普通话
TUEEspañol
Español
Español
WEDLe français
Le français
Le français
THURрусскийрусскийрусский
FRIعربىعربىعربى
SAT/SUNASL
ASL
ASL
AnimaliaASL
普通话

Español

(le) français

русский

العَرَبِيَّة‎
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Lion
狮子
Shīzi
león
video
lionne (f)/lion (m)
лев
lev

أسد
asad
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Ape


Yuán
simioSinge
обезьяна
obez’yannichat’

قرد
qarad
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蝙蝠
Biānfú

murciélago

Chauve souris
Летучая мышь
Letuchaya mysh’
وطواط
wahtwaht
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Bird


Niǎo
pájaroOiseauптица
ptitsa

عصفور
esfwr
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Xióng
oso(m) osa(f)Ourse(f)/Ours(m)медведь
medved’

دب
daba
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Spider
蜘蛛
Zhīzhū
arañaaraignée
паук
pauk

العنكبوت
aleankabut
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Ant
蚂蚁
Mǎyǐ
hormigafourmiмуравей
muravey

نملة

namla
*Pronunciation redirects to Google Translate (web) but does not work in app

Animalia: Incorporate the animals into your day. Learn and share knowledge about them. Draw, sculpt, paint, play games, tell stories/read/watch videos about, and/or act like them. Practice saying, reading, and writing their names in different languages, especially Chinese.

Culinary Arts Vocabulary MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY/SUNDAY
1apple
苹果
Píngguǒ

Video: 苹果
manzanaPomme

Song: Pomme de reinette et pomme d’api

Video: La tourte aux pommes
яблоко
yabloko
tafaha

Video: التفاح
apple

Video: Apple Blueberry Lemon Smoothie
1banana香蕉Xiāngjiāoplátanobanane
Video: Compilation Recettes Banane
банан
banan
موز
muz

Video: الموز
banana

Video: How to Cook Fried Plantains

1corn玉米
Yùmǐ
maíz

Video: ELOTES MEXICANOS
le maïs

Video:
A table les enfants ! – Le Maïs
кукуруза
kukuruza
ذرة
dhara

Recipe: اسرع طريقه لعمل خبز الذره الصفراء لذيذ وخالي من الغلوتين
corn
2bread面包
Miànbāo
un panpainхлеб
khleb
خبز
khabaz

Video: الخبز
bread

Video: Cooking methods
2cake蛋糕
Dàngāo
Video: 轻乳酪蛋糕 Cotton Cheese Cake
pastelgâteau

Video: Foufou – Cuisiner un Gâteau Au Yaourt
торт
tort

Video: Как приготовить торт?
كيك
kayk

Video: كعكة الشوكولاتة

Video: الكب كيك
cake

Song: Pat-a- cake
Video: How to bake a cake
2pineapple菠萝
Bōluó
Video: 菠萝 | 宝宝巴士
piñaananasананас
ananas
أناناس
‘ananas

Song: أناناس
pineapple
2orange橙子ChéngzinaranjaOrangeоранжевый
oranzhevyy
البرتقالي
alburtuqaliu

Video: المسرات التركية البرتقالية
orange
3water
Shuǐ

Video: The Thirsty Crow – 乌鸦喝水
agua

Video: Importancia de tomar agua
l’eauвода
voda
ماء
ma’an
water
3milk牛奶
Niúnǎi
Video: Milking Cows 3 Farms
LecheLaitмолоко
moloko
حليب
halib
milk
3butter牛油
Niú yóu
Video: Make butter experiment
mantequillabeurre масло
maslo
زبدة
zabida
butter
4RecipeMake pancakes togetherMake pancakes together.Make pancakes together.

Make pancakes together.Make pancakes together.

Make pancakes together.

AM DISCUSSION (‘Coffee in the Round‘)

Daily Scripts

Daily Script Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday/Sunday
Day

星期一
Xīngqí yī

 

Martes Mercredi четверг chetverg الجمعة
aljumea
SATURDAY

 

SUNDAY

Today is… 今天是星期一
Jīntiān shì xīngqí yī
Hoy es martes Nous sommes mercredi aujourd’hui. Сегодня четверг
Segodnya chetverg
اليوم الجمعة
alyawm aljumea
Today is Saturday/Sunday
Language 普通话
Pǔtōnghuà
Español (le) français русский russkiy العَرَبِيَّة‎
al-ʻarabiyyah
ASL
Good Morning 早安!
Zǎo ān!
Buenos Dias Bonjour Доброе утро! Dobroye utro! صباح الخير
sabah alkhyr
Good morning!
Hello 你好
Nǐ hǎo
Hola Bonjour Привет Privet السلام عليكم
alsalam ealaykum
Hello
How are you? 你好吗?
Nǐ hǎo ma?
¿Cómo estás? Comment ça va? Как дела?
Kak dela?
كيف حالك؟/كيف حالكي؟/كيف حالكما؟/
kayf halk?(m)/kif halik?(f)/kif halikm?(pl)
How are you?
I am well, thank you 我很好,谢谢。
Wǒ hěn hǎo, xièxiè.
Estoy bien, gracias. Je vais bien, merci. Я хорошо, спасибо.
A khorosho, spasibo.
انا بخير شكرا
iinaa bikhayr shukraan
I am fine.
Thank you.
What color is the sky? 天空是什么颜色?
Tiānkōng shì shénme yánsè?
¿De que color es el cielo? De quelle couleur est le ciel? Какого цвета небо?

 

Kakogo tsveta nebo?

ما هو لون السماء؟
ma hu lawn alsama’a?
Sky
Color?
The sky is blue. 天是蓝的。
Tiān shì lán de.
El cielo es azul. Le ciel est bleu. Небо голубое.
Nebo goluboye.
السماء زرقاء
alsama’ zurqa’
Blue
Daily Script Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday/Sunday
Day

星期一
Xīngqí yī

Video: Days of the Week

Martes Mercredi четверг chetverg الجمعة
aljumea
SATURDAY

 

SUNDAY

Today is… 今天是星期一
Jīntiān shì xīngqí yī
Hoy es martes Nous sommes mercredi aujourd’hui. Сегодня четверг
Segodnya chetverg
اليوم الجمعة
alyawm aljumea
Today is Saturday/Sunday
Language 普通话
Pǔtōnghuà
Español (le) français русский russkiy العَرَبِيَّة‎
al-ʻarabiyyah
ASL
Good Morning 早安!
Zǎo ān!
Buenos Dias Bonjour Доброе утро! Dobroye utro! صباح الخير
sabah alkhyr
Good morning!
Hello 你好
Nǐ hǎo
Hola Bonjour Привет Privet السلام عليكم
alsalam ealaykum
Hello
How are you? 你好吗?
Nǐ hǎo ma?
¿Cómo estás? Comment ça va? Как дела?
Kak dela?
كيف حالك؟/كيف حالكي؟/كيف حالكما؟/
kayf halk?(m)/kif halik?(f)/kif halikm?(pl)
How are you?
I am well, thank you 我很好,谢谢。
Wǒ hěn hǎo, xièxiè.
Estoy bien, gracias. Je vais bien, merci. Я хорошо, спасибо.
A khorosho, spasibo.
انا بخير شكرا
iinaa bikhayr shukraan
I am fine.
Thank you.
What color is the sky? 天空是什么颜色?
Tiānkōng shì shénme yánsè?
¿De que color es el cielo? De quelle couleur est le ciel? Какого цвета небо?

 

Kakogo tsveta nebo?

ما هو لون السماء؟
ma hu lawn alsama’a?
Sky
Color?
The sky is blue. 天是蓝的。
Tiān shì lán de.
El cielo es azul. Le ciel est bleu. Небо голубое.
Nebo goluboye.
السماء زرقاء
alsama’ zurqa’
Blue

Safety Skills

Objective: Build the footing for deeply understanding one’s location in the world.

MONTUEWEDTHURFRI
Constantly converse about where you are in relation to where you are going and where you have been. (See below.)Introduce the cardinal directions, maps
Printout: Cardinal Directions and Map
Song: The Directions Song
Explain Where, whom, when, what, in relation to time (morning, afternoon, night)Memorize phone numbers/addresses, routines for emergency situationsLearn how to tell time using the sun (time), and navigate the stars
  • “We are driving down Sugar Lane coming from 123 Elm Street, and will turn right at Beeker Street. Which direction do you think we turn once we get to the next intersection?”
  • “I am heading downstairs from the bedroom to the kitchen that faces the backyard on a hill which overlooks the busy street below.”
  • “We are walking West, toward the ocean, North of us are the mountains that extend to the East, where the sun rises.” Where do you think the sun sets?
  • “We are passing the police station, did you notice the fire station that came before on the opposite side of the street? What other municipal buildings are just up ahead?”

Playtime: Draw your own treasure maps, build block roads/cities, and give/receive directions around the house/yard, however nonsensical they may be. No corrections here, give student as much freedom as possible.

Science & Math Vocabulary (Colors, Shapes, & Numbers)

When you see it, mention it, preferably in your primary language and others until you are both very familiar with this vocabulary in all the languages of the program, or of your choice. Also talk together about the qualities of the word, and/or work them casually into lessons or playtime.

Science/Math VocabEnglish普通话Español(le) françaisрусскийالعَرَبِيَّةASL
ColorBlue蓝色
Lán sè

Video: Learn Your Colours
azul

Song:  ¡Colores, colores!
bleue (f)
bleu (m)
синий
siniy
أزرق
‘azraq
blue

Video: Colors of the Rainbow
ShapeCircle
Quān
circulocercleкруг
krug
دائرة
dayira
circle
Numbers

Video: 1-100
0(zero), 1(one), 2(two), 3(three)
零 / 〇 Líng, 一, 二 Èr, 三 Sān

Video: 1-10
cero, uno, dos, tres

Video: 1-10
zéro, un, deux, trois

Video: 1-10
ноль, один, два, три
nol’, odin, dva, tri

Video: 1-10
صفر ، واحد ، اثنان ، ثلاثة
sifr, wahid, athnan, thlath

Video: 1-10
0,1,2,3

Video: 1-10

Scientific Afternoon Wind Down Round table

The Human, Anatomy, and People:

Body Parts


Clothing


EnglishEnglish
普通话普通话
Español
Español
Español
françaisefrançaise
русскийрусский
عربىعربى
ASLASL

Learn the vocabulary and/or explore the concepts in your conversations and play:
普通话Español(le) françaisрусскийالعَرَبِيَّةASL
1Self (Full name)

(boy/girl)

(Find our how your name is pronounced in other languages)
男孩
Nánhái
(boy)

女孩
Nǚhái
(girl)
chico/niño/muchacho/hijo (boy)

chica/ niña/ muchacha/hija (girl)
garçon (boy)

fille (girl)
мальчик mal’chik (boy)

девочка
devochka
(girl)
ولد walad (boy)

بنت
bnt (girl)
boy/girl
2Family:
Practice writing/reading the personal names of those in your family. Sight word style.

Learn vocab for the following:
(mother/father/sister/brother/grandmother/grandfather/aunt/uncle)

普通话Español(le) françaisрусскийالعَرَبِيَّةASL
3宝宝
Bǎobǎo
bebébébéдетка
detka
طفل tiflbaby
4宇航员
Yǔháng yuán
La astronauta (f)
El astronauta (m)
astronauteкосмонавт
kosmonavt
رائد فضاء
rayid fada’
astronaut

Natural Science Concepts

MONTUEWEDTHURFRI
1Moon
Interactive: Earth’s Moon
Read aloud: “MOON! EARTH’S BEST FRIEND” by Stacy McAnulty
Video: The Moon for Kids – Learning the Moon
Activity: Why are there craters on the moon?
Video: NASA: Tour of the Moon
Website: Moon Phases
Website: Moonrise and moonset
OK Google: What is the phase of the moon tonight? How far is the moon from Earth? What is the Earth made of? Play me a song about the moon. Teach me facts about the moon.
Video: Lunar Eclipse | The Dr. Binocs Show
Lithosphere
Teacher Article: Earth’s Spheres
Video/Song: Layers of the Earth for Kids/Earths Lithosphere
Video: The Lithosphere
Article (Teacher): Shaping the Planets: Tectonism
Activity: Graham Cracker Plate Tectonics
Article (Student): Tectonics
Video: Incredible Krakatoa volcano eruptions at night 
Video: Volcano | The Dr. Binocs Show
Night/Dark
Video: How do animals see in the dark?
Video: Top 10 Night Vision Animals
Video: Octonauts – The Midnight Zone |
Video: Day and Night
Video: Why Do We Sleep?
Video: What is a Black Hole?
Video: Why There Is Light on Earth But Not in Space
Read aloud: The House in the Night
Observe: Look at crayons in the light and again in the dark and try to guess their colors.
Seed
Observation: Point out the seeds in your food throughout the day

Activity: Discover seeds in nature (Collect for an ongoing nature tray)
Activity: Make a seed book
Activity: Plant something from seed and watch it grow

Read aloud: The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

Video: Seeds
Video: How to Plant a Seed
Video: Seed Germination

Interactive: Seed Racer
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Websites: temperate forest, tropical rain forests, deserts, grasslands, the taiga, the tundra, the chaparral

Video: Ecosystem-Dr. Binocs
2Sun
Video: The Sun
Video: All About the Sun
Song: Sun Song for Kids
Read aloud: The Sun Our Nearest Star Franklyn M. Brandley
OK Google: What is the sun made of? What kind of star is the sun? Tell me facts about the sun.
Video: Solar Eclipse | The Dr. Binocs Show
Video: Astronomically Correct Twinkle Twinkle
Atmosphere: Layers Of Atmosphere | The Dr. Binocs Show 
Activity: The Layers of the Atmosphere
Article (Student): Earth’s Atmosphere
Sunrise
Craft: Telling Time Printables – Sunrise to Sunset Clocks 
Video: Joshua Tree Sunset to Moon Rise to Sunrise Time-Lapse
Video: Planet Earth – Sunrise Series
Song: Sunrise, Sunset kids song
Craft: Draw the sunrise
Observation: Watch the sunrise
Seedling
Definition: Seedling

Video: What Is Germination? 
Video: How Does A Seed Become A Plant
Video: Photosynthesis From Space

Article: VEGETABLE SEEDLING IDENTIFICATION
Article/Video: What is PhotosynthesisSun
Video: The Sun
Video: All About the
Freshwater Ecosystems
Article: Freshwater Ecosystems
Video: The Magic School Bus S01E05 Hops Home (Habitat)
Video: WILD KRATTS – Aqua Frog – Full Episode
Read aloud: Pond Walk by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
Activities: Pond Life Preschool Themes
3Precipitation/Clouds
Video: Forms of Precipitation
Video: What is Rain?
Song: Water Cycle Rap Song
Video: How clouds form
Video/Website: Clouds and Weather (PBS)
Video: Types Of Clouds – The Dr. Binocs Show 
Hydrosphere
Website: About The Hydrosphere
Printable: The Water Cycle
Video: All About the Water Cycle for Kids
Video: The Water Bodies | The Dr. Binocs Show
Video: NASA | Earth’s Water Cycle
Video: Earth’s Water.
Sunset
Craft: African Sunset Shadow Tracing Art
Video: Why is a sunset or sunrise never blue or green?
Article: Sunset facts for kids
Read aloud: Next Time You See a Sunset
Observe: Go for a walk during sunset and notice the colors of the flora and fauna and other objects on your walk
Sapling
Definition: Sapling

Critical Thinking: A sapling is a young plant, what are names for different young animals?

Video (Teacher):
How to grow a forest in your backyard

Activity: Plant a tree
Activity: Observe saplings in nature
Marine Ecosystem
Website: Marine Habitats
Video: Ocean Ecosystem
OK Google:
4Rainbow
Songs: Top 10 Rainbow Preschool Songs
Video: How Is A Rainbow Formed | The Dr. Binocs Show 
Article (Teacher/Student): Rainbows Are Circular
Video: Bureau of Meteorology: What are rainbows?
Activity: Rainbow (Dot) Painting
Printable: Rainbow and Rain
Activity: Draw a rainbow with chalk, sort buttons/toys/string into rainbow patterns
Read aloud: I Am a Rainbow by Dolly Parton
Song: I Am a Rainbow by Dolly Parton
Read aloud: Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
Biosphere
Video: Biomes of the World for Children
Video: Biosphere
Video: Earth 101
Article: Biosphere facts for kids
Activity: Design inhabitants from an imagined extraterrestrial biosphere (How do they survive?)
App/Website: iNaturalist
Light
Book: Light and Shadow
Activities/Basic Concepts: Light Science for Kids
Read aloud: Goodnight Moon (Notice how light changes as book progresses)
Video: Light-Dr Bionics
Video: This is not a rainbow
Website: ScienceWiz Portal to Discovery
Light





Tree/Plant
App: PlantSnap

Video: How to Identify a Tree
Video: Parts of the plant and photosynthesis 
Video: Why Do We Need Trees?
Video: Life Cycle of a Tree
Video: Time Lapse of Strawberry Plant

Article: How to Identify a Tree by Its Bark
Activity: Nature Journal

Website: What Tree Is That?

Read aloud: A Tree is a Plant
Read aloud: A Tree Is Nice 
Local Ecosystem
Activity: Investigating Local Ecosystems

Article(Student): Parts of an Ecosystem

Article(Teacher):Exploring Ecosystems: Preschool Lesson Plans

Elements of Nature

So much to be explored! So much to contemplate. Let the questions and imaginations fly! Work your way through the daily activities/ material below in no particular order. Otherwise use the suggestions to choose something else more in line with your curiosity or experience. The objective here is to build excitement for worlds known and unknown.

MONDAYSpace
Topic to Explore/Research together…Chemistry of Space (Interstellar reactions)
WebsiteUniverse
ArticleWhere does Interstellar space begin?
ArticleGallery of space images
Video (Student)Space Compilation: Crash Course Kids
Video(Teacher)SAF, Season 14 – Episode 5 – The Dark Side of the Universe
Video (Music/Dance/Fitness)StoryBots Outer Space
ActivitySit outside and observe the stars on a clear night, ask questions, and see where your imaginations take you.
Radio (Podcast)The Search at Edge of the Solar System
OK GoogleWhat does space sound/look/smell like? What is a star made of? What kind of stars are there? How many stars are there in the sky? What is space made of? How far have we traveled in space? Is there life beyond earth?
PrintoutColoring pages
InteractiveMindy’s Constellation Exploration | Ready Jet Go!

SkyMap
BookThe Darkest Dark – By Chris Hadfield and Kate Fillion, Illustrated by The Fan Brothers
Family FilmThe Year of Pluto – New Horizons Documentary
Live StreamNASA Live: Official Stream of NASA TV
SensoryWhat does space smell like?
Field (Outside home)Star parties, planetariums, local astronomy events, observatories, night hikes, and camping in dark sites
TUESDAYEarth
Topic to Explore/Research together…Questions to explore
WebsiteGoogle Earth
ArticleEarth Quiz
ArticleEarth Facts
Video (Student)La Tierra y sus partes
Landforms
 Las capas de la Tierra
Video(Teacher)HOME
Video (Music/Dance/Fitness)Habitats Song
Activity
Radio (Podcast)BBC Earth Podcast
OK GoogleWhat is the earth made of? What is the weather today? What is an earthquake? How are mountains formed? What are the major land forms on earth? What is the history of earth? What is the size of the earth? What lives on earth? What is the oldest place on earth? What are the major habitats on earth?
PrintoutEarth Day BINGO
InteractiveWeather Surprise

Nature Road Trip

Nature Changer

Creature Mobile
BookCrinkleroot’s Guide To Walking in Wild Places by Jim Arnosky
Family FilmThe History of Earth
Live Stream
SensoryWhat does it feel like to orbit Planet Earth?
Field (Outside home)
WEDNESDAYFire
Topic to Explore/Research together…
Website
Article
Article
Video (Student)
Video(Teacher)
Video (Music/Dance/Fitness)
Activity
Radio (Podcast)
OK Google
Printout
Interactive
Book
Family Film
Live Stream
Sensory
Field (Outside home)
THURSDAYAir
Topic to Explore/Research together…
Website
Article
Article
Video (Student)
Video(Teacher)
Video (Music/Dance/Fitness)
Activity
Radio (Podcast)
OK Google
Printout
Interactive
Book
Family Film
Live Stream
Sensory
Field (Outside home)
FRIDAYWater
Topic to Explore/Research together…
Website
Article
Article
Video (Student)
Video(Teacher)
Video (Music/Dance/Fitness)
Activity
Radio (Podcast)
OK Google
Printout
Interactive
Book
Family Film
Live Stream
Sensory
Field (Outside home)