Sunday, May 08, 2016

Cooking Area... Bake it!

Baked Apple Recipe: 

Friday, May 06, 2016

Easy Pizza


The top 10 pizza toppings are as follows:

  1. Pepperoni
  2. Mushrooms
  3. Onions
  4. Sausage
  5. Bacon
  6. Extra cheese
  7. Black olives
  8. Green peppers
  9. Pineapple
  10. Tomato sauce
Choose 5 additional toppings and bake your pizza. Don't forget to send me its photo!
Ms. María

Monday, April 18, 2016

Shadows can Accentuate Details

Light is the one resource that can be easily and cheaply exploited by any photographer with any camera to produce a beautiful photo. Perhaps, you have a subject that you’re looking for a way to direct the viewer’s eye to a certain detail. Why not create a shadow?
How do we do that? We make the shadows the subject of our photograph!. These are our amazing images from shadows:
* Black & white style:
 
 
 * Vintage style:
  
You have designed stunning shoots and you have been model for a day.What song/lyrics best describes your portraits?
Ms. María

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Super Vitamins

  I am excited to share this preview of Super Vitamins. It is the first booktrailer of my 2nd graders. They have worked so hard; writing, investigating, designing and making their first book and booktrailer. This video highlights the book's themes of healthy food, power and friendship. 
  About the book: Super Vitamins is about that bad moment in each of our lives when we are sick... And a young Henry is presented with a group of special superheroes! This magical moment divides Henry’s life into a “before and after” and... 
Let's watch it!:

Thursday, March 17, 2016

How To Draw A Tiki

What are Tikis?
Learn how to draw a tiki statue with Rob! It’s super fun! After you’re done drawing this once draw another tiki statue, but this time change it and make your own design.

Ms. María

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Strangest Animals

Dumbo Octopus is one of the strangest animals I have never hear but it is so cute!:
Can you name one of the strangest animals on our planet?
Ms. María

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Superlative

In this following table we can learn the regular SUPERLATIVE forms:
Adjective
Rule
Example
With one syllable
  1. Ending in – e
Large
2.Consonant – Vowel – Consonant
Hot
3. All others
long
hard

the + (adjective + –st)

the  +(Double the consonant and add -est)

the + (Adjective + –est)

a) Jupiter is the largest planet


b) The hottest place on earth is Ethiopia.

c) The Great Wall of China is the longest wall in the world.
d) Math is the hardestsubject in school.
Adjectives with two or more syllables
  1. Ending in –y
Easy
2.All others
important
|
|
the +(Change the –y to –i and add –est)
the+[Use most (or least) before the adjective]
|
|
e) The easiest subject for me is geography.
|
f) The most important thing in life is love
They are the irregular SUPERLATIVE forms:
good –> the best
bad –> the worst
far -> the furthest or the farthest
Remember to use THE before the superlative form.
The ocean is home to the largest animals on earth: whales. Many of which we don't even know much about! Just take a look to the immense size of this creature:
Let's practice (check your level) and investigate (If it's necessary, google the answer!):
1. One of __________ (famous) painters was .............................. (Pablo Picasso/Madonna-> One of the most famous painters was Pablo Picasso.
2............................... (Moon fish/Giant jellyfish) is one of _______________ (large) animals in the sea. ->
3. .............................. (Pedraforca/Mount Everest) is __________ (high) mountain in the world. ->
4. .............................. (Mars/Jupiter) is __________ (big) planet in our Solar System. -> 
5.  .............................. (Death Valley/Earth) is one of __________ (hot) in the world. ->
6.  .............................. (Marmoset /Teddy bear) is one of __________ (small) monkeys. ->
7.  .............................. (Oranges /Lemons) are one of __________ (healthy) food. ->
Ms. María

Monday, March 14, 2016

Managing Emotions through Yoga Poses for Kids

As you go through the flow of these five yoga poses, you can pretend to be a surfer, tree, skier, dog, and owl. If you are interested,you  could also state the corresponding “I am…” statements. Once you are comfortable with the yoga-pose sequence, you can take a deep breath in and a deep breath out during each pose, to further help to calm your body and mind:
Ms. María

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Cardinal Fast Facts

Type: Bird 
Diet: Omnivore 
Average life span in the wild: 15 years 
Size: 21 to 23 cm 
Weight:42 to 51 gr 
Did you know? Only males sport the brilliant red plumage! 
Relative: Size relative to a tea cup.
Our cardinals:











 Ms. María