Christopher, Anna and I were reading Little Miss Muffet. You remember the rhyme, I'm sure...
Little Miss Muffet
Sat on her tuffet,
Eating her curds and whey (milk products).
Along came a spider
and sat down beside her.
And frightened Miss Muffet away.
After we read it again and talked about the picture, I asked Anna is she knew what the word "frightened" meant. She responded,"It means people don't like spiders."
I thought this was funny because in the story that is exactly why Miss Muffet went away....she didn't like the spider. Of course I did tell her that frightened meant being scared. Anyway, I was amazed at the way she got the meaning through the story....that's what they teach you in school, if you don't know the work use the sentence and story to figure out the meaning :)
I thought I'd include a photo of Anna at work on the computer. Lately she asks to go onto the computer by saying, "Can I go on the computer to get my work done?" Work? Ahh yes, playing on pbskids.org and checking out "what Caleb is up to"(one of our friend's blogs) now equals work :)