Another full week of getting our learn on ahead!
- Language Arts: Grace has finished the sixth book in the Harry Potter series and has made quite a dent in the seventh. I think we’ll be finishing up the series this week. We’ll be starting two new grammar programs this week…we’ll be working on a grammar folder similar to our history and science folders and a Daily Written Language book. (Grace’s content in writing is fabulous….grammar and spelling, not so much. 😉 ) Grace will also be working on identifying main ideas (easy, breezy) and writing an evaluation paragraph.
- Math: We will continue with Perfectly Perilous Math. This week’s adventures include escaping from a cursed Egyptian tomb, looking at the Fibonacci numbers in nature, crossing a perilous rope bridge in time to catch a rescue helicopter, and playing with spatial relations and measurements. Fun! Grace will also continue taking on the world of money math…she’ll be learning a lot about unit rates, percentages, and finding the “better deal.”
- Science: Grace will be starting a series of classes about Ecology this week at the Nature Center. She’ll also be starting her classes at the Science Center (learning about endangered species). (Of course, these two classes fall on the same day, so that ought to be a fun one. 😉 ) We will be beginning our study of light this week, too. (That’s all part of the “big picture” topic of waves.) She’ll also finish reading It’s Perfectly Normal.
- Social Studies: We actually rearranged our plans for Egypt last week. We decided to start with our History Pockets instead of Hands on History. We’ll still do the Hands on History activities…that will just happen a couple of weeks from now. For this week, we’ll continue with our History Pockets. This week we’ll be looking at the government of Ancient Egypt.
- Spanish: Pronouns, gender, question words, and family are in our future.
- Grace’s Choice: Well, we’ll just have to wait to see what she chooses. 😉 This week she chose watching a documentary on ancient civilizations, writing stories, and practicing her knitting. 😀
- Field Trips: In addition to the science classes mentioned above, we’ll be going on a trash pick-up mission in a local park as part of our community good project.
Have a wonderful week!