A number of teaching modalities will be used to reach the different learning styles of the students so that no child is left behind. On entering the classroom, the students will do a 5 minute "
" activity to help them focus on their learning. To kindle their enthusiasm, they will learn some Pequot words during this time by copying the word and meaning:
"; nehyashamag –
"; pouppous- "
"; squas or quausses
"; nupp-"water"; muckasons-
"; gynchen- "
They will also respond in a paragraph to a given prompt. This writing activity will be relevant to the day's lesson. The opinions of the class is pooled together and it serves as a tool for the teacher to gauge their prior knowledge and get a feedback of their thinking patterns. The activities will be geared towards the development of the child along the cognitive, social, ethical, psychological, linguistic and physical pathways. After the "
we have the
when the preceding lesson is revisited and reviewed and the lesson for the day is introduced. The objectives of the lesson and expectations of student performance are explained during this time.