Mei is the dd of a good friend who is permitting me to borrow her a couple of days a week this year. Mei is in the 5th grade and here is what she did at my house this week. This was a fast week for Mei and Duncan. As county fair stuff and life stuff made our days short, we just completed the basics during the two brief periods that she was able to spend with us.
Tell me about Operation Symbols.
Operation Symbols are the action verbs of math. They are symbols such as +, -, x, / that indicate something that needs to be done- an action.
Tell me about proper nouns.
Proper nouns begin with capital letters and name specific persons, places, things, or ideas.
What are the 4 main layers of the sun?
Core, Photosphere, Chromosphere, Corona
List 3 important civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia.
Sumerian, Babylonian, Assyrian
Math drill- reviewing multiplication facts 9s
Saxon 54- finished the book, yay!
Making Math Meaningful Level 5 pp.51-52
Winston Grammar Lesson 2
Daily Handwriting Practice Contemporary Cursive p.4
The Random House Book of Poetry for Children (used selections from 2x this week)
Gombrich’s A Little History Chapters 4-5
Enchanted Learning map of Iraq and Iraq worksheet
Mr. Donn’s History online pages on Sumer, Babylon, and Assyria
World Religions for Children- section on Judaism
Great Science Adventures Space Lessons 3 and 4
Barron’s Spanish Every Day
First half of chapter 1 with index card vocabulary
This casual approach is nice, I plan to cover a chapter in 2 weeks and then review it in the third week.