Homespun Homeschool Week #12

Week 12 of Homeschool: We learned teaspoon and Tablespoon measurements, completed our life-size anatomy posters, learned about Robert E. Lee’s surrender, studied typing positions and drew our own keyboard, learned the major purposes of blood, made a Thanksgiving diorama, learned where the Southern features of the Appalachian mountains are, wrote about Mary Berry’s Swiss Roll then made it (and ate it!), learned the Latin translation for John 1:1, and performed the Timeline Song up to Jesus with our Classical Conversations friends!

Homespun Homeschool Week #11

Week 11 of Homeschool: We counted cubes up to 10, painted the Birth of Venus, colored the letters in our names to create patterns, learned about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, studied the endocrine system, learned where the Appalachian Mountain ranges of New England are, listened to Alfred Lord Tennyson and Robert Frost read their poetry, learned new Spanish words, learned new Latin words, wrote our own poetry and practiced rhyming, colored by number and drew a self-portrait, and went to Lake Tahoe and played in the snow!

Homespun Homeschool Week #10

Week 10 of Homeschool: We learned square numbers up to 15, studied President Polk and the doctrine of Manifest Destiny, wrote a poem for our Classical Conversations class presentation, studied the respiratory system, created a soundtrack list for one of our original short stories, studied Psalm 48, made sugar cookies with apple-spiced frosting, studied participle usage, learned the capitals for Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon and Alaska, and practiced drawing Charlie Brown!

Homespun Homeschool Week #9

Week 9 of Homeschool: We skip counted 15’s, learned about the Compromise of 1850, studied the four parts of the lymph system, learned the capitals of Utah, Arizona, Nevada, California and Hawaii, acted out John 1:9, studied the participle “to lay,” learned new Spanish words, studied Psalm 47 and discovered it’s theme, did pattern block work, listened to the music of Dave Brubeck, studied real bugs up close, learned new Latin words, decorated for Arts Night and visited the Roseville sculpture garden!