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  • Jessica Louise
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    Thank you, dlwright12 !

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  • dlwright12
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    This is just an estimate, but I would say most of our days run about 3 hours, and Monday takes maybe 3 1/2.

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  • Jessica Louise
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    dlwright12 How long do think an average Monday runs? How long do you think other days run?

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  • dlwright12
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    Jessica Louise For us, yes. Monday is our longest day, but not considerably longer than other days. We just seem to spend more time reviewing previous concepts and covering new topics (such as new Latin vocabulary and new spelling words) on the first day of our week. Once those begin to become more familiar, the other days seem to go a bit quicker.

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  • Jessica Louise
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    jen1134 Thank you. I think that that may work well for us.

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  • Jessica Louise
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    dlwright12 Thank you. That does help clarify what we need to do. I guess Monday is just a longer school day, maybe?

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  • Jessica Louise
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    tanya Thank you! That is helpful! We love the list, and we plan to add a few to her Fancy Word Box. However, there are a few too many to master in one week! Thank you for getting me up to speed!

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  • jen1134
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    Originally posted by tanya View Post
    The vocabulary is only meant to be for you as a teacher to use as needed when you run across words your student may not be familiar with as you read. So it shouldn't take any time at all.

    Just thought I'd add that note in case you thought you needed to teach a vocabulary lesson here!

    Tanya
    ^^ This. Also, many families will read the book each day, asking different questions each time, rather than doing all the questions in one day.

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  • dlwright12
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    Jessica Louise We do. I keep the enrichment guide with me as we read, and talk about the vocabulary/questions as we read, discuss any background information about the author and illustrator, and do the language lesson when we are finished.

    I can't say that's specifically how others do it, or how it is intended to be done, but that is what has been working for us.

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  • tanya
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    The vocabulary is only meant to be for you as a teacher to use as needed when you run across words your student may not be familiar with as you read. So it shouldn't take any time at all.

    Just thought I'd add that note in case you thought you needed to teach a vocabulary lesson here!

    Tanya

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  • Jessica Louise
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    Thank you dlwright12 . Does that mean that you do all of the prereading, vocabulary, questions, and language lesson on Monday?

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  • dlwright12
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    Off-hand, I'm not sure what is described as "part 1", but we (typically) do literature on Monday, Art/Music on Tuesday, Poetry & Craft on Wednesday, History & Culture on Thursday, and Science on Friday/over the weekend. Hope this helps!

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  • Jessica Louise
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    2nd Grade Enrichment Part 1

    For second grade, is part 1 of each week's enrichment completed on Monday?
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