Friday, October 21, 2011
Weekly Report: 10/17/11-10/21011
We had a pretty good week. It is always slow returning after vacation - even 2 weeks later. Need to get us all aback in the chores habit ;) We had a long library trip on Monday, two solid days of lessons on Tuesday and Thursday. A light day today ... and a trip to Leeds Farm to round out our educational experience for the week.
N-boy: has only 18 lessons left in OPG!
R-girl: read a lesson or two, but read directions on a dot to dot page on her own for the first time. She's doing awesome!
M-girl: finished Cricket in Times Square before vacation, started Pumphrey's Pilgrim Stories sometime since.
N-boy: finished The Storm by Cynthia Rylant. I need to come up with something else at his level.
M-girl: did 3 lessons in math. We did addition practice today and started to talk about units of measure.
N-boy: started working with adding groups of 10 and units together.
R-girl:worked on symmetry (mirror images), patterns, and grouping. She started the Math Mammoth K pages and is doing very well.
M-girl: did a couple of logic pages (see below)
N-boy: started Critical Thinking Activities (K-3)
M-girl: is learning Prepositions. She's having fun with the memory list.
N-boy: has been learning about seasons, months, what to capitalize and what to abbreviate.
M-girl: is working on when to capitalize what pronouns.
M-girl: did several groups of spelling lists. Talked herself out of spelling field and whose correctly, but we're working on it.
M-girl: finished Lesson 17.
M-girl: wrote s and t.
N-boy: has been working on b.
R-girl: is still working in numbers, but didn't do these pages this week.
History: none other than memory work.
Science: none other than memory work.
Read Alouds: We read more of The Bronze Bow, started The House at Pooh Corner, and finished The Wind in the Willows. I think we'll read Mary Poppins next.
Bible: finished memorizing Psalm 1, are through Pilate washing his hands over Jesus' crucifixion in the Vox Story Bible.