Friday, September 17, 2010

Friday- Week in Review for Mei

Mei is the dd of a good friend who was with us 2 days this week. Mei is in the 5th grade and here is what she did at my house.
Mei and Duncan enjoying a puddle

Memory Work
Three ways to show division.
a division box
a division sign
a division bar

What is an adjective?
An adjective is a word that modifies a noun or a pronoun.

What is a mnemonic phrase to remember the order of the planets?
My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us Nachos.

Tell me about Alexander the Great.
Alexander the Great, 356B.C. to 323B.C., became king of Greece at 20 and went on to conquer Asia Minor, Egypt, Persia, and Northern India.

Saxon 65- Lessons 19-21

Language Arts
Winston Grammar Lesson 11
Daily Handwriting Practice Contemporary Cursive
Music of the Hemispheres pp.4-13
The Random House Book of Poetry for Children (selections from)

History & Science
See Duncan's Review

Above and Beyond Five in a Row
We continued down our John Audubon rabbit trail. We finished our lapbook on France and it is Mei’s favorite lapbook so far. I added a little extension and I think that is part of what she liked.


Inside with some of the mini-books open
Inside with extension open


  1. Now it's just nachos?! No more nine pizzas, I guess... :) Lap book is beautifully done!
    Lee (5wolfcubs)