Today we learned about animal coverings. We studied this picture and talked about what we noticed. We zoomed in on just animal coverings and noticed the different animal coverings. Interesting picture, isn't it! Ask me about what I notice!
This site is free, but you have to register to read the books. I also included this quick video of the pangolin the San Diego Zoo.
We also read a book today called My Brother Charlie, by Holly Robinson Peete. This story is told by a girl whose brother has autism. It was a great introduction to learning about autism. Then, this afternoon before we went home, we had a visit from Mrs. Kanter and a former Bells Mill student whose brother also has autism was used to be in our classes for students with autism. He talked about his brother and what it is like to have a brother with autism. The children asked some really thoughtful questions, and I think they have a better idea of what autism is and how we really are more alike than we are different.
Have a nice evening!