Week behind : October 23-26.
Oh my word, I think I'm starting to get it!
- our eight-year old, excitedly and in reference to a math problem he's been working away on with a bit of frustration. It is exclamations such as these that bring hope and joy to my heart and make it all worthwhile.
Amor vincit omnia (Love conquers all)
syn (with, together)
13 colonies geography - colonies, capitals, regions
The Renaissance and what it meant to Europe in terms of technology, ability to explore, and the desire for a better trade and greater wealth
Age of Exploration and the meaning of indigenous. Columbus and his mislabeling of the West Indies, and thus Indians. How about we call people what they want to be called, not what we want to call them?
Language Arts & Reading
Romeo and Juliet
Essay writing "Three things of mine"
Point-of-view writing - Little Red Riding Hood from the perspective of the Wolf
Noah and the Ark. The dark side of a children's story.
4-minute drills - multiplication and division (13, 14,15, 16, 17, 18, 19)
Dividing decimals by decimals (6th)
Arrays and story problems (3rd)