Friday, April 15, 2011
My Homeschool Week
It's time for The Homeschool Mother's Journal. Just click on the name to go to this great meme.
In my Life this Week: We are getting ready to go to the beach. Therefore, I posted this picture here because this is what we're busy doing: packing, organizing, laundry, bringing the dog to the kennels, etc. Our minds are thinking of the coming warm breezes and sunshine.
In Our Homeschool Week: We did a smaller amount of homeschooling due to our responsibilities for packing and organizing.
Religion: 1) Daily Lenten Devotions 2) Catechismclass.com - The Coronation & The Finding in the Temple 3) Finished reading parables of the Ten Lepers & completed Lazerus with my preschooler.
English: 1) Use of the semicolon 2) Antecedents of Relative Pronouns w/ diagramming 3) Distinguishing between compound and simple sentences w/ diagramming 4) Wrote two sentences in journal & built new sentence w/ letter tiles w/ my preschooler.
Vocabulary: 1) Study 2) Written Quiz
Writing: 1) Revised first draft of paper 2) Completed Final Copy of paper 3) Preschooler wrote sentence about Ten Lepers 4) Preschooler built new sentence with letter tiles & wrote it in journal on Lazerus.
Reading: 1) Catholic National Reader & read library picture books w/ preschooler 2) Read and finish novel "A Long Way from Welcome."
Math: 1) Corrections & Test 2) Pattern Recognition 3) More corrections and Fractions, Decimals, & Percents 4) My preschooler continued to work with the number line and flashcards while counting pennies to learn simple addition and subtraction and completed some of workbook.
Science: Took Test (Teacher not at co-op).
History: 1) Reading and Workbook on the Federalists and Jeffersonians.
Art: 1) My preschooler drew & colored two journal pictures. 2) Marian Grotto Art: Our Lady of Fatima
Music: Piano Lessons and practice
Health: Healthy snacking and keeping sanitary
Physical Educ: 1) Ballet - Mock Recital 2) Dance and Movement
Places We're Going/People We're Seeing: Our homeschool co-op classes and a meeting for teachers/moms for planning purposes.
My Favorite Thing this Week: Getting an important phone call regarding an idea I have.
What's Working/Not Working for Us: We need some additional help in determining when to turn whole number into fractions when we add, subtract, multiply, and divide certain math problems. I have to remember to ask dh or does anyone here know? I also thought I could do Science with my preschooler but it will have to wait a little longer.
Homeschool Questions/Thoughts I have: Do you do any homeschooling when you go on vacations?
A Link, Photo, or Quote to Share: "Take time to laugh, it is the music of the spirit."