Learning Notes Week of September 3

Doll party by Bella.

Monday September 3

Anthony: math, copywork

Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Bob book

Sophie: math, copywork

Bella: math, copywork, narrate from Lord of the Rings and from George Washington’s World

Everyone drew or sketched. Sophie and Lucy joined me outside to sketch things we saw.

Lucy, Sophie, Anthony and I took a walk.

Afternoon stories: Heckedy Peg, Day on Skates, Magna Charta, St Louis de Montfort, lectionary readings.

Bella had been bouncing back and forth between George Washington’s World and Abraham Lincoln’s World.

Anthony finished Finn McCool and The Hound of Ulster by Rosemary Sutcliff. He’s currently reading The Queen’s Own Grove.

Lucy made Benedictine nuns out of Linking cubes. (We looked at a bunch of photos from a solemn profession at our local Benedictine abbey the other day.)

Anthony’s linking cube creation.

Ben made a priest to say Mass for Lucy’s nuns.

Tuesday September 4

Bella: math, copywork, Latin, dictation

Sophie: math, copywork, narration written and oral (St Damien)

Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Bob book

Anthony: math, copywork

Afternoon stories: Day on Skates, Magna Charta, St Louis de Montfort, North with the Spring, Story of the World, lectionary readings.

Bedtime story: Bathysphere

Map of the Skeleton Seas

Wednesday September 5

Anthony did math (Khan Academy) and copywork and read to me from Child’s History.

Ben did math, copywork, explode the code, and read a Bob book.

Sophie did math, copywork, French, read Geography.

Bella did math, copywork, Latin, and narrated from By What Authority?

Bella has been reading By What Authority by Robert Hugh Benson and one of the Scarlet Pimpernel books.

Sophie is reading from the book of Numbers and just finished reading The Spear.

Afternoon stories: St Louis de Montfort, Book of Marvels, Magna Charta, Blood and Guts, lectionary readings.

Bedtime story: Frog and Toad

Thursday September 6

Anthony: math, copywork, Child’s History

Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Bob book

Sophie: math, copywork, French

Bella: math, copywork, Latin

Bella is still reading Scarlet Pimpernel

No afternoon stories as I had a doctor appointment.

Bedtime story: The Winged Watchman.

Friday September 7

Anthony: math, copywork, Child’s History

Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Bob book. Also narrated a very nice summary of Star Wars, a New Hope. Definitely understands summary.

Sophie: math, copywork, French, Geography.

Bella: math, copywork, Latin, composed a fall poem.

Afternoon stories: St Louis de Montfort, Magna Charta, Story of the World, lectionary readings.

Bella is still reading Scarlet Pimpernel

Bedtime story: Sophie read the picture book, Emma to the boys, the one illustrated by Barbara Cooney about the grandmother who takes up painting.

Bella’s drawing of the Nazgul flying over the Pelennor Fields.

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