Saturday, April 25, 2009

Weekly Report: Week of April 20

MATH - Math U See skip counting by 4s. Lucy also practiced her times 6s on the Math U See website drill page.

SPELLING - Spelling Wisdom dictation: "The lip of truth shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment." Proverbs 12:19

CURSIVE - A Reason for Handwriting. Lucy's done practicing letters in cursive now, and is writing words and sentences.

Grammar - Language Lessons for the Elementary Child alphabetizing; Abbreviations in Spectrum Language Arts workbook; Read and Understand Folktales "Momotaro, the Peach Boy."

Latin - finished Lesson 6 in Prima Latina; reviewed vocabulary from the previous 5 lessons.

Geography - Asia and Africa and the Middle East puzzles; Spectrum Geography workbook

Copywork - from A Virtuous Girl

Science - Read and Understand Science: My Senses; Lucy also spent a lot of time catching and studying frogs at grandma's house, and also running around in our yard and in the freshly plowed corn field next door.

Writing - Lucy's writing a play based on an Aesop fable.

History - Story of the World: Ancient Times chapter on Early Greeks; coloring in Life in Ancient Greece coloring book. Lucy also made a helmet, sword and shield out of cardboard with daddy.

Reading Aloud - some poems from Emily Dickinson; part of Life in Ancient Greece by Lynn Peppas; part of Ancient Greek Art by Susie Hodge, one story each from The Book of Virtues and The Story Book of Science.

Lucy read - a few stories from A Child's Treasury of Mythology; Arthur and the Sword by Robert Sabuda; Betsy and Mr. Kilpatrick by Carolyn Haywood; Snake Hair, the Story of Medusa by Stephanie Spinner; Hour of the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne.

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