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Monday, May 11, 2009

History of Mothers Day, Central Florida Endangered Plants

Yes, yesterday was Mothers Day, but I thought my kids might like to know the history of how Mothers Day began. This is a short documentary, explaining the tradition of Mothers Day.

Tomorrow for Science class we will be examining local endangered plants. I found this 25 min video on endangered plants in Central Florida.

Lesson Plans for 5/12/09:

Math: Division, multiplication, graphs
Science: Conservation of Florida plants
Writing: Write a letter to Aunt Norma
Language Arts: adjectives, word studies
PE: 30 minutes
Spelling: Lesson 31- Write each spelling word two times each
Vocabulary: Lesson 31- look up the definition of each word

Have a great Monday, everyone


Anne said...

The animal babies in your video introduction were all so cute! I knew some of the history, but not all of it. Thank you for sharing.

Melissa said...

You are welcome, glad you enjoyed it.

betchai said...

oh, i did not know about the history of mother's day also, and thank you so much melissa for sharing this piece of history to us.

Melissa said...

Your welcome betchai, I did not either.

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