Science & Social Studies
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Social Studies

Understands importance of historical figures
Activity: Discuss with your child important people in U.S. and Texas history and what they did to help our country and state. Examples are: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Stephen F. Austin.

Identifies current president and where he lives
Activity: Talk with your child about the current U.S. president and the White House in Washington, D.C.

Identifies American symbols
Activity: Show child pictures of American symbols such as the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, the American Flag, and the White House. Identify the pictures and discuss why they are important in American history.


Identifies polar animals and describes their adaptations
Activity: Family Research Fun
Can you find out these polar animal facts?
What are the names of five polar
Where do they live?
What do they eat?
How do they stay warm?

Identifies healthy habits
Activity: Emphasize to your child the importance of healthy routines such as washing hands, brushing teeth, and eating healthy meals.

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