Sunday, November 2, 2014

MFW CtG/K Week 11: U-Us, Moses

4th/2nd Grade Creation to the Greeks

Ten Commandments:

I am the LORD your shall have no other gods before me.
You shall not make for yourself an idol.
You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain
Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy
Honor your father and your mother
You shall not murder


  • Discussed and memorized the 6th commandment (how harboring anger is also murder), read some bible verses about it
  • We learnt about Moses, Queen Hatshepsut, Code of Hammurabi

We studied about the Code of Hammurabi and Big Brother was utterly disgusted by some of the laws.


  • Water Clock (Egyptian's invention)

Made a waterclock, but didn't work very precisely

Day 2: Water and Air - Air takes up space

We tried different glasses and most of them we can't see the cork, except the wine glass


  • We continued to work on nouns and verbs for Big Sis and we started on verbs for Big Bro.
  • Spelling Power for Big Bro
  • Spelling by Sight and Structure for Big Sis
  • We also learnt the Greek word "thesis" and did our English from the Roots Up notebook page. We also revised the past words. 

Foreign Language

We were on Lesson 4 on 康軒一上.

For revision we read some stories from this book.


We learnt to draw trees

Have you wondered?
  • Who invented straws? (a random question from the kids at lunch) The Sumerians started using !! But the real "inventor" was Marvin Stone in 1888
Kindergarten: U-u Us

Played the Lakeshore app on sounds

Read the Nose book and did the smelling experiment

Thumbprint art and taught her how everyone's thumbprint is unique

Sense of Touch: What did you touch?

Daily Math

Sense of Sight: Which did I move?

Books wer read. We love all these books!

Made a model for the senses

Make an ear model from this book 

Made the tastebuds model

100 chart!

The "U" book

Pinterest Page for CtG
Pinterest Page for Kindergarten
Booklist for CtG
Booklist for Kindergarten

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