Saturday, January 11, 2014

MFW 1st Weeks 17-18

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Overview

Bible: Memorize Pr 20:22, 3:5, Bible stories (Joseph, Moses, 10 plagues)
Books of the bible - Joel to Zephaniah)
Math: Money and Fractions
Science: Water
Language: 恩典夠用, phonics
Arts: 10 plagues, drawing castles, 
Books:

Jump Kangaroo Jump

The great pet sale
the Penny Pot
Rabbit and Hare shares a half

We did many things about Germany with ECC
Bible





learning to write and edit her writing.
Joseph in Egypt










Burning bush



10 plagues
Language
I made a study on one Chinese praise song that the kids love, so that they can learn the words with it. You're welcome to take a look and use it! The song can be found here

And the lessons downloadable here


Math


Fractions

And the girl got a real watch for her 6th birthday. She is getting really good at telling time!

And I realized the Daily Math in her Calendar Binder helped SOOO much in her math and understanding of money and time.



Arts

We drew castles for ECC and also listened to some Bach, Beethoven and Brahms music (Germany)
And the girls danced to the music
Big sis made this Germany doll


Our littlest joining in for school! (for like 10 mins before she went exploring the house again)










MFW ECC Weeks 16-17: Germany

*My pinterest page, booklist, planning pages are on the side bar*

Overview

Bible: Mt 11:29-30, 6:19, Spain, Turkey
Christian Heros: Martin Luther, John Wesley, George Muller
Geography: Germany (Europe), Vocab(headwater, mouth,ford, meander)
Math: Money, fractions
Language: 恩典夠用, Spelling Power
Science: Rivers, ponds and lakes
Art: Drawing castles, Paper Doll, 
Books we read: 
A true book on Germany
Colors of Germany
Christmas in Germany
The Musicians of Brementown


I completely forgot the centerpiece this week
Bible
MemorizeMt 11:29-30, 6:19

And we finished George Muller. We also read about Martin Luther and John Wesley.
When we prayed for Spain and Turkey, we used this link that is very very cool. They did a wonderful job teaching about the country (currently) and there is a short praying video with wonderful footage on the country.



Geography


Measuring the flag

Flag page

Nice Pumpernickel toast from German (Aldi) and sauerkraut

Paper Doll

We read some fun stories written by the Brothers Grimm. When these were free, I got them. (Very nice pop up book app) I also got the Fairy Tales ebook for free (still free today 1/9/2014)

Language
I made a study on one Chinese praise song that the kids love, so that they can learn the words with it. You're welcome to take a look and use it! The song can be found here

And the lessons downloadable here

 Math
We worked on money, more subtraction facts practice and fractions.
Art

Learning to draw a castle

The simple version

This is the Neuschwanstein castle he drew by looking a picture.

We also learnt about the 3 Bs, Beethoven, Bach and Brahms. So we listened to their music and the girls started dancing to them. =)


Preschool with ECC


We did the pond pack

Letter maze for G and L


G for Germany and L for lakes