Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday- Homeschool Week in Review for Grayson

Poor Grayson- he will be doing schoolwork tomorrow on Saturday. Since I went to Christian’s tutorial Monday morning and had to be at work at 3:30 Monday afternoon, we decided that his week would need to run from Tuesday to Saturday. However, Saturday will primarily be discussion and science, so it’s not too bad.

Religious Studies
Grayson continued reading through The 100 Most Important Events in Christian History and Christian History Made Easy.

Language Arts
Grayson continued with The Lord of the Rings.

This week in Bullfinch’s Mythology King Arthur and His Knights Grayson finished chapters 6, 7, and is reading 8.

He continued studying clauses in his online Grammar program.

Grayson finished Eclipse and is quickly finishing Breaking Dawn.

Algebra 2
On Tuesday he went to the math tutor and spent the rest of the week doing Teaching Textbooks Lessons 87-89. He needs to finish 90 and 91 by Tuesday afternoon.

Human Anatomy
This week for in Human Anatomy Grayson completed Body by Design Chapter 15 and watched 2 videos from the How Stuff Works Website. He also watched a lecture from The Teaching Company’s- Understanding the Human Body.

Grayson began Conceptual Physics Chapter 20 and watched the third lecture from The Teaching Company’s Physics in Your Life. He will be looking at more physics tomorrow.

This week in TRISMS EOC Grayson began studying the early Byzantium. He completed some vocabulary, a worksheet about the Byzantine civilization, and the vocabulary quiz.

In TRISMS EOC’s language arts component Grayson researched Corpus Juris Civilis (Justinian’s code) and wrote a tribute to Justinian for inscription on the base of a statue. He also researched Constantine and filled out a questionnaire about him.

Grayson spent about 45 minutes each day working on SOS Spanish.

Grayson wrapped up our final week of listening to the music of Hildegard von Bingen and looking at the works of Masaccio. As part of TRISMS EOC, he looked online at information and in books at the Hagia Sophia. He also watched lectures 20 and 21 from The Teaching Company’s Great Artists of the Italian Renaissance.

Life Skills
Grayson continued moseying his way through Ourselves by Charlotte Mason. He did some ACT English practice questions.

16yo homeschooler attending a science lecture!


  1. He is really doing a great deal of work - you should be proud!

  2. What an interesting load! I wish we covered more of art and music. Grayson sounds like he's a very well-rounded young man :)