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Rhythyms and Routines/ Ritmos y Rutinas

Well, September is nearly on its way out, and we are getting a bit more of a set rhythm to our schooldays. I find it helps to write our tasks on the board. I have something to look up at periodically and see what our goals for the day/ week are.

Ya bien, septimebre casi llega a su final, y estamos estableciendo mas de un ritmo para nuestros dias. Me he dado cuenta que ayude poner nuestros metas/ tareas en el pizaro. Me da un punto de enfoque, y puedo ver lo que son los metas por el dia/ semana.


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