Learning Notes Week of November 26

Bella made the advent wreath

Monday November 26

Bella: math, copywork, Latin (Winnie Ille Pu), timeline book, read and narrate George Washington’s World and A Naturalist Buys and Old Farm (written narration for NBAOF). Read Elements, Cobblestone Magazine issue about Progressives.

Sophie: math, copywork

Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Little Bear

Anthony: math

Lucy: copywork

Afternoon stories: Doll’s House, Around the World in 100 Years, St Peter Claver, North with the Spring, Secrets of the Universe. (Did a demonstration on water pressure and Pascal’s Law.)

Bedtime story: Friendly Gables.

Trying to satisfy Bella’s insatiable thirst for the history of the last thirty or forty years– basically all the stuff that’s happened in my lifetime.

Tuesday November 27

Bella: composition, timeline, Latin (Winnie Ille Pu), read and narrate from George Washington’s World.

Sophie: math, copywork, French

Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Little Bear

Anthony: math, copywork, Child’s History

Lucy: copywork, math with Ben (counting jellybeans and toy animals)

Afternoon stories: Silk Road, Doll’s House, St Peter Claver, Story of the Chosen People, lectionary readings.

Bedtime story: Friendly Gables

Also looked at and discussed Norman Rockwell art of WW2

Wednesday November 28

Bella: math, copywork, composition, read and narrate Red Tails in Love

Sophie: math, copywork

Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Little Bear

Anthony: math, copywork

Afternoon stories: Doll’s House, St Peter Claver, Around the World in 100 Years, lectionary readings.

Bedtime story: Friendly Gables

Ben and Lucy help cook dinner.

Thursday November 29

Bella: math, composition

Sophie: math, copywork, French, Child’s Geography

Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Little Bear

Anthony: math, copywork, Child’s History

Afternoon stories: Doll’s House, St Peter Claver, Story of the World, Book of Marvels, lectionary readings.

Bedtime story: Friendly Gables

Friday November 30

Bella: math, composition

Sophie: math, copywork, French

Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Little Bear

Anthony: math, copywork

Afternoon stories: Doll’s House, St Peter Claver, lectionary readings.

Bedtime story: Friendly Gables

Bella and Sophie are not too big for Lego play.

Lego play

Sophie’s Lego couches.

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