Homespun Homeschool Week #9

Week 9 of Homeschool: We wrote a story about Thin Man (a character from Field’s original graphic novel series), made neck ties out of Duct Tape, learned about the 4 hemispheres of Earth, skip counted 14’s, wrote Madjectives, learned more prepositions, gathered specimens of monocots and dicots to compare and contrast, learned about the first cities of India, studied Latin 3rd Declension Noun endings, worked on our drawing, painting and collage skills, and built Snap Circuits!

Homespun Homeschool Week #8

Homespun Homeschool Week #8: We skip counted 13s, put on a puppet show, learned some ways animals reproduce, read in A Bear Called Paddington, learned about Hinduism and Buddhism in India, studied the Assyrians and read about Gilgamesh and the Lion, learned new prepositions, worked on musical dynamics with our tin whistles, learned Latin 3rd Declension noun endings, wrote Limericks, located the ancient Roman Empire on our maps, practiced Dazzling Division with plates and crackers, worked on Javascript, wrote about the African American poet Phillis Wheatley, made a paper spider to overcome our fear of spiders, and went to Fairy Tale Town!



Homespun Homeschool Week #7

Week 7 of Homeschool: We practiced our handwriting, painted abstract art, made Winnie The Pooh’s Honey Eggnog, wrote haiku’s, sonnets and limericks, reviewed Latin, learned about Hammurabi and the Babylonians, made a volcano and watched it erupt, wrote “The Story of The Beams” and presented it to our Classical Conversations Community, learned how an egg hatches into a chick, built a buzzing circuit game, watched our bean plant sprout beans, used string and paper to watch capillary action in action, built a Rube Goldberg chain reaction and painted pumpkins!






Homespun Homeschool Week #6

Week 6 of Homeschool: We moved to level 2 of our stack-and-build math flip books, colored a Biblical graphic novel of the life of Joseph, worked on handwriting, studied vertebrates and made “snakes” by rubbing crayons on bike tires, started reading All Creatures Great And Small, read Matthew 6:25-34 and crafted scenes depicting the passage, skip counted 11’s and 12’s, learned about ancient Sumeria and Mesopotamia, worked on reading, wrote an original graphic novel in our Hardy Boys journal, learned new prepositions, and went to Bishops Pumpkin Farm!