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.
We didn’t do any ABFIAR, but we did set up a Autumn Table. After the picture, we opened the runner and spread everything out, but I wanted to get everything in one shot. (It's fun having a girlie visiting to appreciate these things!)
Tell me about parentheses in an arithmetic problem.
When there are parentheses in arithmetic problem, operations inside the parentheses must be performed first.
Tell me about a clause.
Each group of words with a subject and a predicate in it is called a clause.
What are dwarf planets?
Dwarf planets are astronomical objects that orbit the sun and are round, but, unlike planets, they have not cleared their orbital path.
Tell me about the Punic Wars.
The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage that resulted in the utter destruction of Carthage.
the witches’ chant from Macbeth
Saxon 65- Lessons 22-25
John Audubon : Young Naturalist
Daily Handwriting Practice Contemporary Cursive
Music of the Hemispheres pp.14-17
The Random House Poetry book on Thursday
Gombrich’s A Little History Chapter 13
assembled Roman minibooks
Kingfisher pp.34-35; pp.62-63
Selections from Mr. Donn’s History
Great Science Adventures- Lessons 18 and 13 (Pluto and The Asteroid Belt)
Read about Dwarf Planets at Starchild
Watched asteroid and planet videos at howstuffworks
Mei and Duncan continued playing with Chapter 2 in Spanish Every Day. Mei also worked in The Everything Kids’ Learning Spanish Book.