Saturday, August 20, 2011

Wednesday August 17

Visited Blue Springs Park in Orange City and learned about manatees, their preferred water temperature, the way they swim, and what kind of habitats they live in

Monday August 15

Elle worked on Lesson 7 in Explode the Code book 3
Justin finished his letter book

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Saturday August 13

Read Hoptoad by Jane Yolen with Justin and he read a few sight words, Nobody Has Time for Me by Vladimir Skutina, Happy Valentine's Day Dolores by Barbara Samuels and discussed the moral of the story (don't take things from others), And to Think I Saw it on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss

Justin found a swallowtail butterfly, a beetle, and a caterpillar chrysalis

Friday August 12

Justin made his own notecards for a friend
Library time

Wednesday August 10

Read the next FIAR book, Lentil, by Robert McCloskey
Read EEK! Stories that Make you Shriek by Jane O'Connor, Ghosts! by Alvin Schwartz, Thank You Amelia Bedelia and Play Ball Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish, Arthur's Valentine by Marc Brown, Red Riding Hood by James Marshall, and If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss

Elle wrote a card to her cousin and emails and texts to family

Books read on vacation (July 21- Aug 2)

The Berenstain Bears' Let the Bible be Your Guide, The Junkyard Wonders by Patricia Polacco, One Leaf Rides the Wind, Applemando's Dreams by Patricia Polacco, Nothing to Do by Douglas Wood, Whale by David Lucas, For the Love of Autumn by Patricia Polacco, Every Friday by Dan Yaccarino, By the Light of the Harvest Moon by Harriet Ziefert, A Snout for Chocolate by Denys Cazet, I Just Forgot by Mercer Mayer, Pooch on the Loose by Steven Kroll, and the Berenstain Bears follow God's word

Visited 9 states- GA, TN, KY, OH, MI, WI, IA, IL, IN