Homespun Homeschool Week #22

Week 22 of Homeschool: We painted water lilies in the style of French impressionist Monet, worked on Latin imperfect tense endings, read 2 chapters in C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity, learned about verbs, wrote a poem about a boy, performed experiments with balls and pennies to see how inertia works, started writing and designing our own Dog Man book, learned about Newton’s first law of motion, made valentines for our CC group’s celebration, learned about World War 2, gave presentations on our ant farm, learned the area of a rectangle, explored science and motion with gyroscopes, worked on phonics, and went to a retirement home and sang songs and played piano and mandolin for the elderly!

Homespun Homeschool Week #21

Week 21 of Homeschool: We worked on phonetics, learned about World War 1, skip-counted tens with dimes, made a bazillion shrinky-dink key-chains, diagrammed sentences, found the Middle East on a map, counted up to 200! (Francis), made mini works of art by our Cycle 2 artists, then shrunk them (more shrinky-dinks), learned about kinetic and potential energy, made an organ out of bottles and water and played music, learned about Charlemagne’s empire, reviewed Latin imperfect tense word endings, wrote a poem about mortality and nature, learned our metric measurements, had a tooth pulled (Field), and went to meet our new puppy!