Monday, September 13, 2010

Mei, Weekly Review: 9/6-9/10

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.

Memory Work
Describe horizontal, vertical, and oblique lines and line segments.
A horizontal line is level with the horizon, extending left and right. A vertical line extends up and down. An oblique line appears to be "slanted."

Name the four kinds of sentences.
declarative- states.
interrogative- asks?
imperative- orders.
exclamatory- exclaims!

List the outer planets.
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

Tell me about Confucius.
Confucius, who lived from 551 B.C. to 479 B.C., taught obedience and respect.

Math drill- reviewing multiplication facts 3s and 6s
Saxon 65- Lessons 15-18

Language Arts
Winston Grammar Lessons 10
Daily Handwriting Practice Contemporary Cursive
Reader- John Audubon: Young Naturalist
Teatime Poetry

History, Science, Spanish
See Duncan's Review

Above and Beyond Five in a Row
We continued our John Audubon rabbit trail. Mei read about millers, wind mills, and owls. She also began a cool lapbook on France. Hopefully we will finish that soon, so I can post pictures!

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