translated from Spanish: preschool questions and activities September 24

Mexico.- Students from Mexico continue to take their classes remotely with the «Learn at Home II» program of the Secretariat of Public Education (SEP) due to the Covid-19 pandemic prevailing in the country. Here are the preschool questions and activities for this Thursday, September 24, 2020, which you’ll need to do and add to your notebook.
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Mathematical Thinking: Let’s record
Today you will learn how to record to remember quantities, it can be with some fruits such as apples, pears, plums, strawberries and oranges, or with some vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, elotes or tomatoes. Ask an adult, mom or dad to come with you to help you develop the activities and write down the ideas that come up to you, what do we do?
You’re going to accompany your mom to the market to buy vegetables and to remember what they have to buy, you’re going to register it. You can use a blackboard or sheet of paper to make the list. There are many ways to register and they are all fine, as long as you can understand the record, it can be with numbers, drawings, symbols or you can try to write them.








Have the adult come with you to read the story «Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar.» Or, to browse the Internet and project a video of the story. Wow, the caterpillar was hungry. Have Mom or Dad or the adult come with you to help you record the fruits the caterpillar ate each day, you can use drawings, numbers, or symbols.
Monday: 1 block
Tuesday: 2 pears
Wednesday: 3 plums
Thursday: 4 strawberries
Friday: 5 oranges

Today’s challenge
Ask Mom, Dad or the adult to accompany you to give you different objects that you can count and register, don’t forget to show them everything you registered, they will surely find it interesting. Language and Communication: That’s what I say, that’s what you say
In this session you will learn to recognize expressions and words that are used in different regions of our country.We will start by doing the following activity, for which it is very important that mom, dad or an adult accompany you and read the following words in Nahuatl, one of the languages originating in our country.

Words in Nahuatl
Meaning in Spanish

Mah cualli xihualacan

Mah cualli tonalli
Good morning

Do you know what country you live in? You live in Mexico and its meaning is «Navel of the moon» in the Nahuatl language, or put another way «In the center of the lake of the moon». Our country is beautiful and diverse, there are a great variety of culture, traditions, vegetations, food languages and much more.Did you know that,, in the state of Jalisco on the bike boys and girls like you call it birula, in Veracruz they call it bicla, and in Guerrero they say bayka.Would you like to learn more words? in Jalisco bread is called birote, in Chihuahua it is called crooked, in Mexico City it is called bolillo and in Yucatan they know it as French bread. In Jalisco friends call them crumb or crumb, in Veracruz a friend is called pachi and in Guerrero they call them stilt. Children in Guerrero are called huache, in the state of Nuevo León they call them egg, in Baja California they call them morro and in Jalisco chiquillo.As you noticed there are different ways to name the objects in different parts of our country, these are called regionalisms, Mexico also has a great wealth in indigenous languages. Listen and watch the following video carefully until the minute 5:10:Tseltales.-CELCI Hidalgo – Window to my Community

Did you get to hear some words of objetyou and animals you already know and that in another language are said different? Read carefully the following box with words in Tseltal and its meaning in Spanish:

Words in Tseltal
Meaning in Spanish





Now watch and listen to the following video in nahuatl language:The chiquihuite – Learn Nahuatl language from SLP. Words with letter A

The new words you met in the Nahuatl language are:


Wooden seat



Did you know that there are also stories in indigenous languages? Have Mom, Dad or adult come with you to read the following story: Yaqui Tale – The Sorcerer’s Chapulín

Today’s challenge
Ask Mom, Dad or Adult to join you for some regionalisms (words or phrases) that are used instead of where you live, you’re sure to have fun.
Thank you for your effort

Original source in Spanish

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