Our homeschool day went well and Austin and Amanda got all their assignments for today finished. Here is today's log.
Austin and Amanda - fraction worksheet 8 problems
Austin and Amanda - Bounce the Light: Three Experiments For this activity they had to read
instructions, predict the outcomes, perform the experiments and record
How Do They Do It? - Pencils, Steel, Water Supply This is a 30 minute
show on the Science Channel.
Austin and Amanda - Weekly spelling list - read and write each word
Austin - Greek Myths - Pegasus
Amanda - Chapter 1 from SOS Titanic by Eve Bunting
Austin - Chapter 9 from The True Story of Christopher Columbus, Called the Great Admiral by
Elbridge Streeter Brooks
Amanda - Chapter 8 from the same book
Austin and Amanda - 2Chronicles 22, 28, 29
Austin and Amanda - chapters 9 -12 (read aloud by me) from Anne of Ingleside by L.M.
Austin and Amanda - Unit 7 vocabulary from Learning American Sign Language by Tom
Humpries and Carol Padden. Also review Unit 4 vocabulary from same
Austin and Amanda - Ride their bikes around the fields behind our house.
Here are some of the preschool activities we did today. Michael was the only actual preschooler here most of the day but the one year old that I babysit got in on a lot of these activities.
Listen to two stories - Dr. Suess's ABC and The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Paul Galdone
Play with puzzles
Memory Cards - play the game, name the animals on the cards, count the cards (practicing counting to 12)
Listen to music, both kids songs and instrumental
Sings lots of songs together
Color a template of the letter Dd, talk about the letters and the colors used to color them.
Play outside - climbing, riding toys, watching the cars and trucks go by on the road, talk about the different ones we saw, as well as the airplanes in the sky. Watch the birds.