Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wednesday September 28

Elle corrected her work in the computation workbook and worked on subtraction and wrote a card for her aunt

Saturday September 24

Visited the Science Center to see the new insect exhibit

Friday September 23

Justin worked in his Get Ready for the Code book A
Reviewed rules for electrical safety, keeping safe near the street, knowing your address, where to play and how to be safe in the neighborhood
Read the First Space Encyclopedia about nebulas and the solar system

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Thursday September 22

Elle started on her math computation workbook and read The Perfect Dress to Miles, and wrote an email to her grandfather

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tuesday September 20

Elle reviewed the continents and oceans, read the Space Encyclopedia about the atmosphere
Justin read Discovering Nature's Alphabet to Miles (the letters)
Read If You Give a Moose a Muffin
Started FIAR with Ferdinand, discussed cork trees and where cork comes from, Spain and its capitol, illustrations of clovers, talked about vultures and their jobs, the difference between fiction and non-fiction, and the spanish name Ferdinando on the flags in the book.

Monday September 19

Took Miles to Oakland Nature Preserve

Visited the library for Pirate day and did a catapult craft
Read Mouse Soup by Arnold Lobel, Dr. Seuss' Horton Hatches the Egg, and Warthogs in the Kitchen by Pamela Edwards

Sunday September 18

Elle read Clifford's ABCs to Miles, the Pink Refrigerator by Tim Egan, John Philip Duck by Patricia Polacco

Saturday September 17

Visited the Science Center for Pirate Day

Friday September 16

Read The Hair of Zoe Fleefenbacher by Laurie Anderson, The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco, The Easter Egg Farm by Mary Jane Auch, Gerald McBoing Boing by Dr. Seuss
Looked through the Animal Encyclopedia and discussed what animals are mammals

Thursday September 15

Read the Escape of Oney Judge by Emily Arnold McCully, Baby Einstein's ABCs of Art, Pirate Boy by Eve Bunting, Thanksgiving Treat by Catherine Stock, Mouse, Mole, and the Falling Star by A.H. Benjamin, and Elle read The Napping House by Audrey and Don Wood

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Wednesday September 14

Elle did copywork from her Barbie and the Three Musketeers book

Tuesday September 13

Read Minou by Mindy Bingham and reviewed the landmarks and geography of Paris, The Easter Egg Farm by Mary Jane Auch, and Madeline's Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans

Thursday September 8

Library time
Read The Frogs and Toads All Sang by Arnold Lobel, Doctor DeSoto by William Steig, Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco, Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl, Tinkerbell and the Lost Treasure, Ferdinand by Robert Lawson, Seymour and Henry by Kim Lewis, The Cat Who Walked Across France by Kate Banks, and Counting Kisses by Karen Katz

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Tuesday September 6

Read The Cat Who Walked Across France and reviewed the geography of France and landmarks in Paris, Madeline and the Cats of Rome, The Berenstain Bears Come Clean for School, and Ginger and Petunia by Patricia Polacco

Sunday September 4

Kids planted our seedlings in the garden as well as some beans and peas, thinned out our herbs, and took care of two centipedes

Wednesday August 31

Read the Cut-Ups Carry On by James Marshall, This is the Way We Go to School by Edith Baer, The Great Blue House by Kate Banks, The Mysterious Giant of Barletta by Tomie dePaola, Arthur's Friendship Treasury by Marc Brown and Arthur Goes to Camp
Justin worked in his Get Ready for the Code A workbook

Thursday August 25

Library time
Read Mrs. Mc Bloom, Clean Up Your Room by Kelly DiPucchio, The Best Mom by Sarah Wilson, Madeline and the Cats of Rome by John Bemelmans Marciano, The Cat Who Walked Across France by Kate Banks, The Berenstain Bears and the Green-Eyed Monster and Count Their Blessings, and Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco

Tuesday August 23

The gecko we found in our bathroom!