Saturday, February 11, 2012

Week in Review Feb 11, 2012

Well, we've survived another week.

Dea is getting better at getting her work done. She's finished the required number of Math lessons. She has also done Grammar, Writing, and has worked in her Poetry class. She's been taking tons of notes for History & is almost ready to start her projects.

Jay got most of his work done, too. He didn't get any Spanish done, only did Native American flute practice 1 day, and hardly did anything for History. He had a hard week, though.

Math:
DD p.50 - 55, Key to Measurement bk 1 p.19 - 25, Khan Academy, fun Math games

Language Arts:
Spelling: AAS2 step 11 & 12
Grammar: EG2 day 133 - 137
Writing: online research for Giganotosaurus book
Vocab: Stegosaur, Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus, ideology, extraterrestrial, Velociraptor
Discussed Characterization: Protagonist/Antagonist, static/dynamic character, character traits portrayed by characters in books we've been reading

Music: Recorder practice 2 days, Native American flute 1 day

Art: didn't really do anything for Art this week

Logo: none

Foreign Language:
Latin: LFC A chap 11
ASL: ST vol 6 My Favorite Things
Spanish: none

Science:
read The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin, read & narrate Electricity: Turn it On!, read Electricity & Magnetism
did 5 experiments on Static Electricity, from the MSB Electricity kit - covering how static electricity is made, how to get rid of it, and what it can do

History:
read Every Day Life in Viking Times, read some Viking/Norse Mythology
wrote in Runes