Tuesday, June 16, 2009

My Little Soaring Eagle

Madi had the opportunity to work to achieve a Soaring Eagle Award at her school. You guested it, their school mascot is an eagle. Since we moved so late in the year, Emma was unable to participate since the 2nd requirements had to be done throughout the year. Madi had to complete 15 out of 20 requirements to receive the award and she completed 17. She did all, but numbers 4, 17, and 18 of the following:

  1. Write your first and last name with a capital at the beginning followed by lowercase letters.
  2. Recognize and recite all 26 upper and lowercase letters by name fluently.
  3. Recognize and recite all 26 upper and lowercase letters by sound fluently.
  4. complete an oral report(created at home and recited in class.)
  5. Recognize and recite 11 color words ( white, yellow, orange, pink, red, purple, green, blue, brown, gray, and black)
  6. Count to 100 by 1's
  7. Count to 100 by 10's
  8. Recognize and recite all numbers 0- 30
  9. Recognize and recite the days of the week in order.
  10. Recognize and recite the months of the year in order.
  11. Recite 4 poems and /or Nursery Rhymes.
  12. Recognize and recite the 25 sight words
  13. Recognize and recite 4 shapes ( square, circle, triangle, and rectangle.)
  14. Recognize and create at least 3 patterns ( ab, abc, abb, aab, etc. )
  15. Participate in a Service Learning Activity ( picking up garbage, taking a meal to someone in need, etc.)
  16. Participate in class.
  17. Participate in the creative arts (dance, karate, art, etc.)
  18. Create a science project to demonstrate in class.
  19. Read number words zero - ten
  20. Know personal information ( phone #, birth date, and address, (zip code not necessary)
The ceremony was set up like a graduation. There was about 400 students out of 1,000 that recieved this award. Madi was sooo excited to get a trophy. Good job Madi!

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