The _____ of the Week!

Students choose the number, letter, color shape, animal(s), plant(s), and/or mineral/nonliving material of the week. As the week progresses notice when it pops up and what doors open! Perhaps, keep a chart or graph (below):

Number*Color*Shape*Animal*
Wk15GoldPentagonBat
Observe5 fingers, 5 toes, count by 5’s to 100, 5 pillars of Islam, 5 prayersGrandmama’s Gold Stars, Packers (NFL)Okra shape
Wk 26Gold (again)Hexagon (how to draw)Spider
ObserveMuhammad SAW had 6 children with Khadijah (May Allah be pleased with her); in 6 days student turns 5; 3 is half of 6On the periodic table: Au, soft, mining/caves, treasure, yellow, shining sun, honeyBee hives, snowflakes, spiderwebs, spider eyes
Wk3InfinitySilverLemniscate
ObserveTry and count to infinity. I love you infinity x infinity.Periodic element: Ag, color silver found inside the chips bag, magnets on the toy trains, pots and pans, silverwareLike #8, leg pillow, cycles
Wk4IridescentHyperboloidT Rex, Armadillo
Bubbles

Language Practice

When you see it, mention it, in your primary language and others. Also talk together about the qualities of the word, and/or work them casually into lessons or playtime.

English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