Bible: Overview on Matthew, Missionary Kids, Navajo, Mt 1:23
Christian Heros: D.L Moody, Tubman
Geography: USA, Vocab(forest, isthmus, badland, butte)
Math: Multiplication, Division
Language: Lessons 3 (ㄉㄌㄍㄜ), Revision of cursive alphabet, Spelling Power
Science: Forests, forest diorama, trees
Art: Motion pic Flip book, sketch a tree, USA paper doll,
Books we read:
A hundred dresses
Betsy and Tacy go over the big Hill
A tree is growing
Learnt about the Missionary Kids and pray for them (esp the ones we know of) and the Navajo.
Made the Matthew Bookmark (with the reading plan) I updated the file to reflect the missing alpha
Memory work: Mt 1:23
Learnt about D.L Moody and Harriet Tubman.
Mapping USA: Rocky Mountains, neighboring countries, Mississippi River, Gulf of Mexico, great lakes, oceans.
Review of states and some latitudes
For the preschooler: Animals of the world Make-A-Scene
Had some American food: hot dogs and hamburgers! =) (actually leftover from the BBQ in church)
Review of the states. Yes, this boy is REALLY good. =) (I can't do this)
The flag book. OOH, they LOVE this too! I'm glad I got them for all the kids
Children Like Me.The children enjoyed the book.
Dot to Dot Country sheet
Drawing the forest layers with the Geog vocabulary
Did the mapping sheet and also flag sheet
Did the crossword puzzle (Trip Around the World)
And the kids got their passports!
Going on to Multiplication and Division.
Chinese: I did a worksheet to revise the past lessons. They have to think of the Chinese equivalent of the English word and write the phonetic sounds. Not easy for them.
More review worksheets
Did the Survey tests and placement tests and we begin Spelling Power!
Had to do two placement tests before getting the "results". I just love the spelling of "punctuation". =)
Took a little bit, and I'm still not totally sure if I'm doing it right. But we finally got an idea of which level he's at...Level G...And today we used 5 mins, to test the words. Using these steps:
After reading the rule (and writing it)
1. I read the word.
2. He repeated the word.
3. He spelled the word.
4. I checked with him.
5. If it's a mistake, he wrote in the "words to learn" column.
At the end of 5 mins, he had two words to learn for the next time. (which we will retest and then go on to the list
Coloring the forests. Don't look for perfection here!
Learnt about temperate forests and the forest layers
Did an oak tree minibook
The Habitat Diorama for forests.
Made the Native American dolls.
Motion Picture Flip book (for USA-Hollywood)
Preschool with ECC
We did the Letter "A" craft for America
Love these dry erase crayons. They add a different dimension to the wipe-away sheets. These worksheets are very adorable
And the Letter "U" craft for USA
and forest pack counting
The American flag for the small one.
HOMESCHOOL for the real life.
And guess what? We are so blessed that this week we'll be celebrating our 10th year anniversary and we're going back to where we had our honeymoon - Maine. Nice 10 hour roadtrip for us to see AMERICA. =)