Homespun Homeschool Week #7

Week 7 of Homespun Homeschool: We researched Cassini and wrote a paper about him, worked on perspective drawing, started a timeline of space exploration, worked on Algebra, reviewed Latin vocab and grammar rules, wrote an essay about Little Britches, finished reading Where the Red Fern Grows, learned the parts of the excretory system, wrote a paper about George Washington, started a rhetorical assignment about just cause, worked on drawing with perspective, learned Latin nouns, worked on spelling, built impossible jenga structures and completed Dr. Mozart Level 1!

Homespun Homeschool Week #6

Week 6 of Homespun Homeschool: We researched Kepler and his laws of planetary motion and drew diagrams to illustrate, worked on Algebra, reviewed Latin vocab and grammar rules, wrote an ANI chart for Little Britches, started reading Where The Red Fern Grows, read about Sam Houston and Robert E Lee, wrote a paper about Benjamin Franklin, studied logic, diagrammed sentences, worked on music theory, and started up drum and bass lessons!

Homespun Homeschool Week #5

Week 5 of Homespun Homeschool: We drew a diagram of a Galilean Telescope, researched Galileo and wrote a paper about him, worked on Algebra, reviewed Latin vocab and grammar rules, wrote an ANI chart for Little Britches and an outline for an essay, read about Dolly Madison and Sacajawea, researched both sides of the abortion issue for debate, diagrammed sentences, wrote a paper about the Boston Tea Party and read it aloud in class, worked on music theory, studied logic, created originl GIFS and drew a map of the United States!

Homespun Homeschool Week #4

Week 4 of Homespun Homeschool: We practiced our colored pencil drawing skills, reviewed Latin vocab and grammar rules, researched and wrote an interview-style biography on the scientist Copernicus, finished reading Little Britches, learned some parts of the nervous system, wrote a persuasive essay on The Phantom Tollbooth, read about Molly Pitcher and Eli Whitney, added more states to our geography of the U.S., wrote a paper about the Boston Massacre, researched and discussed whether women should serve in combat in the military, practiced spelling, defined types of statements and looked at various types of disagreements, worked on music thory, learned about the Declaration of Independence, worked on Algebra and got our pottery back, fired and finished!

Homespun Homeschool Week #3

Week 3 of Homespun Homeschool: We learned about 3 kinds of muscle, finished writing an ANI chart for The Phantom Tollbooth, located five more U.S. states and capitals on the map, started reading Little Britches, learned about the Boston Tea Party, wrote a paper about a Treacherous Journey, read about Paul Revere and Patrick Henry, worked on spelling, researched, wrote and presented a biography on the scientist Ptolemy, practiced writing musical notation, created a model of the geocentric theory of the solar system, diagrammed sentences, researched and discussed the right of U.S. citizens to protest, learned how to define ambiguous words, reviewed Latin vocab and grammar rules, looked at types of statements and true or false statements by structure and definition, worked on Algebra, presented original artwork to our class, and went to Greenville’s once-a-year Big Book Sale!

Homespun Homeschool Week #2

Week 2 of Homespun Homeschool: We learned about the pilgrims sailing to America, studied the Bible, researched and wrote a two-paragraph biography of the scientist Hipparchus, learned about the axial skeleton, learned how to define terms, extend terms, and how to separate terms by genus and species, reviewed Latin vocab and grammar rules, located 5 more states and capitals of the U.S. on a map, started writing an ANI chart for The Phantom Tollbooth, practiced writing whole, half and quarter notes, read about George Washington and Daniel Boone, learned new vocabulary words and drew pictures to illustrate them, researched and discussed whether or not homeschooling should be legal, practiced spelling, reviewed Latin declensions, and viewed the moon through our telescope!

Homespun Homeschool Week #1

Week 1 of Homespun Homeschool: We opened our schule-tutes and got to work, found states and capitals of the U.S. on a map, studied the Bible, read about Benjamin Franlink and applied his story to the issue of eminent domain, learned about Columbus’ trip to America, read The Phantom Tollbooth, learned about 4 types of tissue, practiced spelling, started Algebra, read an introduction on Logic, picked back up on Latin, researched the scientist Hipparchus, and had a back-to-school breakfast with our Classical Conversations community!

Homespun Homeschool Week #24

Week 24 of Homespun Homeschool: We learned the anatomy of a neuron and neuromuscular junction, drew a map of the world from memory, wrote and presented a time-travel journal for Leonardo da Vinci, created bridges with straws & tape to see whose was the strongest, translated a poem from Latin, went bowling with friends, caught up on our Challenge A Class devotional, dissected brains and eyeballs, gave end-of-the-year presentations to our CC Community, had an end of the year auction, had an awesome end-of-the-year bluebook/candy party, and got to pie our teachers in the face!

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Homespun Homeschool Week #23

Week 23 of Homespun Homeschool: We learned the anatomy of an eye, diagrammed sentences, drew a commissioned work of the Furman University Campus, worked on Decimals, had a native Australian share her culture and favorite foods, wrote a persuasive essay on Crispin: The Cross of Lead, worked on spelling, wrote a paper about The Wonderful World of Legos and Video Games, started writing a time travelling paper about Leonardo da Vinci, and went to see a Mock Trial put on by the Challenge B CC class!

Homespun Homeschool Week #22

Week 22 of Homespun Homeschool: We practiced integers, taught math concepts to our class, wrote a paper about the Superior, Spectacularly Super Mario Brothers Movie, diagrammed sentences, learned the anatomy of a brain, memorized the grography of Africa, wrote the ANI chart for Crispin: The Cross of Lead, gave a presentation on Mom’s music, learned cartography terms, played in the creek with friends, wrote a persuasive essay on The Secret Garden, and made egg protectors and had the fire department test them by dropping from their ladder!