Homespun Homeschool Week #30

Week 30 of Homeschool: We created a parabolic curve design, learned about the Jews’ Diaspora, finished reading our book about Handel (Field said he couldn’t “Handel it”), read about Independence Day, wrote the first few bars to Field’s original song, “Mossview Way,” took a field trip to SALTS and played in the Himalayan pink salt, listened to whale calls and learned about echolocation, looked at treasure maps and created our own, taught Francis the shape and color of planet earth, translated French chocolate comics into English, practiced counting by 5’s and 10’s, and took a field trip to the Sacramento Children’s Museum!

Homespun Homeschool Week #29

Week 29 of Homeschool: We learned about Nelson Mandela and Apartheid ending, made a food pyramid and kept a meal journal, dropped eggs in our egg-crates (splat!), learned how to paint a portrait using a grid, finished Ephesians 6, learned about coordinates, made mini condor paper airplanes and raced them with our CC friends, studied units that measure electricity, finished making our Story Box, learned the Identity Law, made Easter art, studied Interjections, learned about mapmaking, read Kipling’s Rikki Tikki Tavi, built domino falls, and wrote our Aunt Liz in Spain an email in Spanish!

Homespun Homeschool Week #28

Week 28 of Homeschool: We built an egg crate, learned the Distributive Law, started building a story box (about the Beams moving to South America!), studied how heat flows, took a field trip to the Placer County Sherrif’s Office, studied adjectives, learned about the life of trees and made some discoveries in our own backyard, compared & contrasted the life cycles of frogs & mice, studied famous London landmarks and finished building our pop-up London book, performed an oxidation experiment, and played putt-putt golf for the first time!