Peek In our Week | Mr. John’s Class | Week Of February 22, 2021

Buckeye Room Bulletin

Line Time:
This week we went back in time and took a look at Ancient Greece and talked about Greek Mythology. The Greek Gods hung out on Mt. Olympus and we learned the King of all Gods was Zeus and if you made him angry he had a lightning bolt in his hand that he would throw at you.  Zeus had a wife named Hera and she was the Goddess of Marriage.  If you were a sailor you dare not make Poseidon angry because he was the the God of the Seas and held a trident (a fork like spear) in his hand.  Zeus had a brother that he sent to the under world and that God was named Hades.  Hades had a pet that was a three headed dog named Cerberus.  We also learned about Pan and Medusa.







Did they call each other this morning?



Did you know (How does this affect my diet)?
The word “pound” comes from ancient Roman when the unit of measure was libra pondo, which meant “a pound by weight.” The English word “pound” draw from the pondo part of the phrase, according to the BBC. However, the abbreviation “lb” is derived from the libra part of the word.


A Message From Mr. John (Beatlemania part 2 and final):



Know Your Languages (Serbo-Croation):


Cultural Subjects:
Your children can now count to ten in 22 languages (English, Latin, Sign Language, Spanish, German, French, Greek, Japanese, Arabic with the Lebanese dialect, Italian, Russian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Hebrew, Korean, Irish, Kiswahili, Irish, Welsh, Dutch/Flemmish, Polish)


Peek In The Classroom:

Notice how this boy found the relation between the four different sets of the Knobless Cylinders? Also, instead of stacking them in a straight line they are stacked curved. The purpose of these cylinders is to develop child’s fine-motor movements, concentration, hand-eye coordination, and visual perception of dimension.


The Montessori geometric shapes is part of the Montessori sensorial curriculum. The Montessori geometric shapes is a visual sensorial material. Composed of a variety of two-dimensional shapes, its purpose is to isolate visual distinctions between forms. The forms vary in both either shape or size.


The purpose of Montessori Botany puzzle is to increase their power of observation and knowledge in nature, also illustrates the component parts of a plant. Its wooden knob on each component of the leaf puzzle makes it easy to hold and can be used with many activities such as tracing or matching with cards. The wooden knows also strengthens fine motor skills.


Look at the concentration (tongue sticking out) of the one girl. These two girls are working on Practical Life works. Practical life in Montessori is purposeful activity, develops motor control and coordination, and develops independence, concentration, and a sense of responsibility. The exercises in practical life cover two main areas of development: care of self, and care of the environment.


Peek Into Next Week:
Line Time- Dr. Suess Week!
Monday, March 1st: Fox in Sox-Students can wear silly socks!
Tuesday, March 2nd: Cat in the Hat-Students can wear their favorite hat!
Wednesday, March 3rd: Wacky Wednesday-Students can wear mis-matched clothes!  Polka dots with stripes? Today is the day!
Thursday, March 4th: The Lorax-Crazy hair and mustache day! Spikes and braids and colors everywhere! Don’t forget to draw on a crazy mustache!
Friday, March 5th: Oh, the Places You’ll Go! – Students can dress up as what they want to be when they grow up! We can’t wait to see what everyone is aspiring to be!

********You are welcome to get as creative with these days as you would like! Also, if you have any Dr. Seuss books at home that you would like to share, please send them in! Make sure to have your name on the books somewhere so that we may get them back to you at the end of the week! Please let us know if you have any questions!**********

Letter Of The Week- W w

Rhyming Word Of The Week- beg

Next Language is Serbo-Croation


Academic Enrichment:
Weekly Theme: This week we learned how to tell time to the hour/analog, hands and such.

My end of the work day! hehe


Kinders trying to mimicking 3 O’ clock. End of the day, yay,

We practiced writing sentences in cursive.

Next Week:
Weekly Theme: Telling time (to the half hour)

Synonym Of The Week: BAD: incorrect, awful, unsatisfactory, faulty, defective

Sight Words Of The Week: then out


Upcoming Events:
Spring Break: Monday, March 29 through Monday, April 5.  Returning Tuesday, April 6


Friends, Frolic, and Fun:

This is the way you eat… well, anything.


A very active spider and a very curious child.


It is all about fashion.


Don’t sharks have two rows of teeth?


Your Kids Say The Darndest Things (friends):





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