Friday, November 19, 2010

Nov. 19

Did the volcano experiment with vinegar, baking soda, and dish soap

FIAR with the Rag Coat
Discussed Appalachian culture and looked for clues in the book (butter churn, hearth, cooking over the fire, musical instruments, pot bellied stove, one room schoolhouse, etc)
Talked about perspective in art and found illustrations that demonstrated unusual perspectives, also found pictures with perspective around the house
Talked about mining coal and black lung disease, and tied it in to a documentary we watched on the dust bowl and lung disease caused by dust
Discussed funeral rituals more in depth
Read The Quilt Story by Tony Johnson and Tomie DePaola and discussed the pioneers

Consumer math
Story of the World Book 1 Chapter 14-19

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