Friday, September 5, 2014

Week of 8/31/2014-9/6/2014

Reading/Language Arts :  Finished reading “A Tale of Jolly Robin” and entering summaries into journal. (Shown are three pages from her journal.) Reviewed consonant blends.

Math : Started using once a day, Mimzy has really been enjoying the games! We've also been using games found at Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool! Following Oak Meadow curriculum, we also reviewed our two-times table some more.

Social Studies : Read “The Fish Basket Goddess: A Tale from Ancient China”, painted a picture about the story using watercolors. We also started collecting stories to assemble a Family Story book. This week she learned about how her grandma grew up on a nut farm, and how they would harvest the nuts.

Science : This week we observed three different animals, local squirrels, our pet ferret, and our cat. Mimzy drew pictures of the animals and wrote about their lives, such as what they ate, where they slept, and who their enemies were.

Health : Discussed how to care for someone who is ill, and wrote a checklist of things to do for someone else when they are sick. 

Art : Lots of drawing and painting this week for other subjects!

Music  : Continued learning recorder.

Craft : Continued learning to crochet.

Extra : Went to the library and to karate lessons as usual.

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