Thursday, August 11, 2011

Grade 2 Term 1 End of Term Review

We have just finished Term 1 of Grade 2. Term 1 was May 2, 2011 - August 12, 2011 (he just finished doing tomorrow's work so he could start his break early. I think this is partly due to his sister being injured & off school). So, I thought I'd do a quick recap of what we did during the Term.

Language Arts:
Easy Grammar Grade 2 - Day 1 - Day 60, we had originally planned to do through 75, but decided to split the book (180 lessons) evenly over the terms, so 60 each term.
Grammar Tales - Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Pronouns
Discover the Deck - Unit 1 - Unit 6
All About Spelling -  Level 1 Step 1 - Step 15

Math:
Mastering Mathematics - Mastering Multiplication p. 51 - 79 (end of book) Defeating Division p. 1 - 13
Key to series - Measurement book 1 p. 1 - 7
TimezAttack and various other games (both online & offline) for practice & review

Geography:
Map Corner - Intro, Geographic Terms set 1 - 8, Explorer Study - Marco Polo
World Geography & You - Intro

Latin:
Latin for Children A - Chapter 1 - 6

Computer Programming:
Logo Adventures Lesson 1 - 6

Music: He has decided to stop guitar, at least for a while, due to having problems holding the guitar properly & without pain (it hurts his wrist to hold it)
Is enjoying playing the recorder

Spanish:
Tell Me More

ASL: Using Signing Time dvds. Signs mastered: letters of the alphabet, numbers to 20, eat/food, milk, water, ball, more, bird, cat, dog, fish, car, airplane, want, shoes, flower, mom, dad, baby, sleep, friend, play, train, doll, bike, bear, your turn, my turn, please, share, thank you, book, read, socks, yes, no, thirsty, drink, dirty, clean, potty, wash hands, bath, hurt, sorry, stop, go, wait, grandma, grandpa

Art:
Origami - didn't last long, requires more patience & attention than he can give right now
Creating Line Designs - book 1 (all), book 2 (all)
Between the Folds - documentary on Origami (Netflix streaming)
Van Gogh: Brush With Genius (Netflix Streaming)


Logic:
Logic Safari book 1 lesson 1 - 17

Science:
Study of Astronomy - writing a post that lists all resources & activities for our study

History:
Study of Ancient China - writing a post that lists all resources & activities for our study

Free Reading (this is what he's read this term):
Who's Your Mummy (Goosebumps)
Over the Edge (National Parks Mysteries)
Into the Wild (Warriors series #1)
Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (Goosebumps)
Attack of the Jack-o-Lanterns (Goosebumps)
The Tales of Beetle the Bard
Welcome to Horrorland: A Survival Guide (Goosebumps)
Ghost Hunt: Chilling Tales of the Unknown
Valley of Death (National Parks Mysteries)
Night of the Living Dummy (Goosebumps)
Monster Blood (Goosebumps)
All the Lovely Bad Ones: a Ghost Story
Dragon Slippers
Beware, the Snowman (Goosebumps)
Found (The Missing #1)
Welcome to Camp Nightmare (Goosebumps)
Gregor the Overlander (The Underland Chronicles #1)
Little Shop of Hamsters (Goosebumps)
The Wizard of Ooze (Goosebumps)
Gilda Joyce, Psychic Investigator: A Mystery (Gilda Joyce #1)
The Monstrous Memoirs of a Mighty McFearless
Fire and Ice (Warriors #2)

Audio Books:
Fang of the Vampire (Playaway)
The Escape of the Deadly Dinosaur (Playaway)