Tuesday, February 21, 2017

2/21/17

Bible:

Matthew 7:7 - Memory Verse
I gave the students an opportunity to ask any question they wanted.  We are going to go through each of the questions and see what the Bible says.

Language Arts: Writing

Bible went long today as we worked on answering one of the Bible questions the kids had.

We got to one sentences to determine whether it was a compound subject, predicate, or sentence.  We then went

Science:

We reviewed #'s one and two of our objectives, and then answered vocabulary to temperature.

Social Studies:

Only one group has yet to make it to the wintering grounds with the Mandan, and the rest are ready to leave.

Language Arts: Reading

We read two chapters out of The Giver

Math:

Intermediate 5  - Times 10   /  Course 1 - Dividing Fractions

Lesson 75 all problems

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting


Thursday, February 16, 2017

2/16/17

Bible:

Memory Verse - 2 Corinthians 13:2
We played a Bible game today to help us learn our Bible books.  The class is getting so good at their Bible books that we are having to reconfigure our games.  Now the students have to name the book that comes before the given book.

Language Arts: Writing

Grammar - We had a quick quiz on identifying parts of speech and compound sentences

Poetry.  Students have learned 5 different types of poems, and they are working on creating 3 original poems.  They will then finalize them in a neat and presentable final draft that will be turned in on Friday.

Science:

We discussed the different types of energy exemplified in a roller coaster ride.

Social Studies:

Simulation, kids have only two more rounds to complete their trading and move on from their winter camp

Language Arts: Reading

We read a chapter and 1/2 from The Giver and discussed the importance of God given free choice, as well as how choice may be messier because we make mistakes, but it is definitely better than servitude, where all our choices are made for us.

Math:

Lesson 74, all problems
Times 9 for Intermediate 5
Dividing Fractions for Course 1

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

 Spelling - Sentences for second side of the spelling list.

Handwriting - Lesson 19 Day 3 & 4

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

2/15/17

Bible:

Memory Verse - 1 Corinthians 13:2
The students played a Bible game today

Language Arts: Writing

We have learned 5 different types of Poems styles, and for the rest of this week, the students will be creating a finished and formal poem for three of those styles.  Each student can choose which 3 styles they would like to use.

Science:

We finished answering the second problem on our You WIll Knows for the chapter 11 objectives.

Social Studies:

The groups are at their wintering camp near the Mandan tribes.  They are

Language Arts: Reading

We read a chapter and 1/2 out of The Giver

Math:

Lesson 73 All problems
Times 9,Intermediate 5
 Dividing Fractions, Course 1

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling -Sentences for the first side of Lesson 19

Handwriting - Lesson 19 Day 2&3

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

2/14/17

I have to apologize.  I said I would have the progress reports out by today, but they are sitting here on my desk not ready to distribute.  I am sorry, I got close, but was unable to get them out today.  They definitely will be coming home tomorrow.  Sorry for the delay and thank you for your patience.  

Bible:

Memory Verse - 1 Corinthians 13:2
We discussed the pattern of disbelief that pervades the Exodus story.  How God performs a miracle to deliver His people, and then the next time difficulty comes, then murmur and complain.

Language Arts: Writing

Grammar - We had a short quiz on creating compound sentences, compound subjects, and compound predicates.

Language Arts: Reading

We read 2 chapters out of The Giver today.  Within the context of the book, we discussed the theme of choice, or lack of choice, within the story.  We then correlated that to how God allows us to have free choice, and how love has to give choice.

Science:

Review potential and kinetic energy.


Social Studies:

Simulation, all but two of our groups are now wintering with the Mandan.  Kids had to make a choice to either winter with the chief Le Borgne or chief Black Cat.  THere are quite a few other decisions they will need to make as they winter over the next couple of rounds before setting out again in the Spring to search for the headwaters of the Missouri, and the path across the Mountains that are always white.

Math:

Lesson 72 all letters, but odd numbers
Times 9 for Intermediate 5 / and dividing fractions for Course 1.

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling -Worksheet for lesson 18

Handwriting - Lesson 18 Day 2 & 3

Valentine's Day Party!!!

Monday, February 13, 2017

2/13/17

Third Quarter Progress Reports will be coming out tomorrow, please make sure to detach the orange cover paper, sign, and return it to me!

Bible:

Memory Verse - 1 Corinthians 13:2
In our discussion about the 10 Plague to afflict Egypt, we got into a study on death and what happens at the end of the world.  We studies out of Revelation 20, Revelation 14, Malachi 4, Ezekiel 28, 1 Peter 3

Language Arts: Writing

Grammar -  Review of Compound Subjects and Sentences, and we learned and practiced compound predicates.

We are working on poetry and have learned about Haikus, Acrostics, Quatrains, and today we worked on Shape poems.

Science:

We learned about Potential and Kinetic Energy

Social Studies:

Simulation, some groups have reached their wintering ground.

Language Arts: Reading

We read a chapter out of The Giver

Math:

Lesson 71 all problems
Times 8 for Intermediate 5 / Dividing Fractions for Course 1

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling - Pre Test 19

Handwriting - Lesson 19 Day 1 & 2

Thursday, February 9, 2017

2/9/17

Bible:

Memory Verse - Ephesians 4:29
We went over the 10th plague in Exodus, and then spoke about the spring at Marah

Language Arts: Writing

Grammar - We reviewed compound sentences and conjunctions, then worked on Compound Subjects.

We are writing Quatrains

Science:

Review Game for the Test tomorrow

Social Studies:

Simulation.  Our first group reached the Mandan tribes and has to make a decision as to whether they want to find Le Borgne or Black Cat's tribe to winter near.

Language Arts: Reading

Chapter 11 of The Giver

Math:

Finishing Investigation 7

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling - Sentences 18 Back side

Handwriting - Lesson 18 Day 4

2/8/17

Bible:

Memory Verse - Ephesians 4:29
We played a Bible game to help us learn our Bible books today

Language Arts: Writing

Today in our poetry section we learned about and practiced writing Quatrains
Grammar - We are creating a guide to understanding how to create compound sentences, compound subjects, and compound predicates

Science:

Review Day Test of Friday

Social Studies:

2 rounds of our simulation

Language Arts: Reading

We read chapter 10 of The Giver


Math:

Investigation 7 for both groups


Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling - Lesson 18 Sentences for the first side

Handwriting - Lesson 18, day 3&4