Homespun Homeschool Week #14

Week 14 of Homespun Homeschool: We learned about stars and constellations and made our own, practiced pencil portrait drawing skills, ran Cymatics experiments using sound waves and salt to form patterns, learned about the states of matter, worked on metric conversions, wrote a fictional story about Alla-Aldin of Arabia and used tons of alliterations, created a presentation board for our Cymatics Science Fair Project, gave a presentation on our Hobbit Lego set, worked on Latin, practiced drawing Western Asia from memory, worked on penmanship, practiced using prefixes and performed a tin whistle piece for our homeschool community!

Homespun Homeschool Week #13

Week 13 of Homespun Homeschool: We worked on sentence diagramming, carved pumpkins, reviewed Latin conjugation endings, worked on our acrylic paint technique, learned the phases of the moon, reviewed Indefinite Pronouns, learned about the French Revolution, chose an experiment for our Science Fair Project and did background research, skip-counted squares and cubes, and had a blast playing group games in our Essentials and Challenge A classes!

Homespun Homeschool Week #12

Week 12 of Homespun Homeschool: We wrote an ANI chart for Number The Stars, practiced sentence diagramming, learned about the history of Russia, practiced methods for consistency in science experiments, gave a presentation on our Star Wars LEGO advent calendar, performed air pressure experiments with rockets, learned the geography of the Caribbean Islands, played with idioms, learned the names of the planets, looked at demonstrative pronouns, reviewed all our Latin Vocab thus far this year, and played fun review games for a rotating review with out Classical Conversations Community!

Homespun Homeschool Week #11

Week 11 of Homespun Homeschool: We learned some parts of the sun, drew a map of Europe from memory, wrote a paper about Alfred the Great, worked on vocab, practiced skip-counting, learned Interrogative Pronouns, practiced colored pencil drawing technique, worked on memorizing all 3 cycles of Latin, practiced sentence diagramming, and went to see the VanGogh Immersive Experience Exhibit!

Homespun Homeschool Week #10

Week 10 of Homespun Homeschool: We wrote a research paper with bibliography about the Rabbit, continued working on sentence diagramming, drew a map of Northern Europe from memory, met with fellow music students at Jessup University for a group lesson, started an ANI chart for Number the Stars, went to a Swedish Festival, worked on the Grand Staff and note names, gave a presentation on Legos, read aloud our paper on Vikings from last week, worked on colored pencil technique, wrote grammar charts, and went on a field trip to Bishops Pumpkin Farm!

Homespun Homeschool Week #9

Week 9 of Homespun Homeschool: We wrote a research paper about Chameleons and presented it to our class, worked on Synecdoche using genus and species, wrote a paper about the Vicious Vikings, baked a french apple tart for our church fall festival, worked on sentence diagramming with clauses and conjunctions, caught a frog and fed him flies, taught our class math problems, practiced drums and piano, sampled caramel sauce from South America for our geography, read Number the Stars, learned about some absolute Monarchs, and went on a field trip to In-N-Out!

Homespun Homeschool Week #8

Week 8 of Homespun Homeschool: We memorized and drew a map of Northern Europe, worked on watercolor technique, wrote the thesis and proof for a persuasive essay, demonstrated a math problem to our class, wrote a science paper with Bibliography about the adorable axolotl, diagrammed sentences, worked on translating Latin into English, practiced Synecdoche by species, learned about Martin Luther and his 95 arguments, wrote a paper about Charles the Great, worked with angles, lines and polygons, learned about some aquatic biomes, looked at reflexive pronouns, and went on a hike through Maidu Park, where we saw Native American hieroglyphics!

Homespun Homeschool Week #7

Week 7 of Homespun Homeschool: We wrote a science paper with Bibliography on the Dodo bird, worked on more Latin noun declensions, wrote a paper about Mohammed with a Star Wars backdrop, drew and memorized a map of South America, worked on math terms for circles, learned the possessive adjectives, worked on acrylic paint technique, discussed six forms of pollution, continued learning our timeline from 4 BC to 330 AD, diagrammed sentences, gave a presentation on a Star Wars Lego set, gave a presentation on Classical Conversation’s Challenge A program, and sang the Timeline song with our CC community!

Homespun Homeschool Week #6

Week 6 of Homespun Homeschool: We discussed the concept of comparison using the Math Map, gave a presentation on our art portfolio, aced a math test, read a research paper on the Portugese Man of War fish, learned the possessive pronouns, started drawing Central America from memory, performed an experiment on the expanding nature of the universe, worked on colored pencil technique, learned new Latin vocabulary and practiced reading and writing in Latin, worked on spelling, went on a church camping retreat, and stepped back in time at the renaissaince fair, where we saw a parrot show and a jousting match!

Homespun Homeschool Week #5

Week 5 of Homespun Homeschool: We examined our bug collection, painted a landscape with acrylic paint, started the ANI Chart for Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, finished drawing the United States from memory, worked on the Quid et Quo chart, gave a presentation on Lego, worked on spelling, wrote a research paper on sea stars, taught math and Latin to our Classical Conversations community, learned about cycles in nature, worked on improper fractions and mixed numbers, examined raw fish for next week’s research paper, studied objective pronouns, wrote a paper about Pope Gregory and Augustine, learned about implied “you” in sentence diagramming, and caught a praying mantis and took a closer look!