Friday

We did squid dissection today with friends…Maeven was NOT interested! She told me later she felt they were too cute to cut up. BUT she did listen to the interesting facts shared about squid by our dear friend Shauna. And even had answers to some of the questions and added some facts she learned from the documentaries she’s seen about […]

Wednesday

SCIENCE: Attended a virtual field trip at Fresno Pacific University, to Crystal Cove State Park: Ranger on beach, talking about tide pool life. LANGUAGE ARTS: Sequential Spelling 1, #48 Heard more of [openbook booknumber=”ISBN:043935806X” templatenumber=”1″]           Writing Strands 2, #2-1 D’Nealian wkbk p. 16 MATH: Teaching Textbooks 3, #36-38

Saturday

SOCIAL STUDIES: [openbook booknumber=”ISBN:0195095065″ templatenumber=”1″] Bk 1, Ch 18 & 19       LANGUAGE ARTS: Sequential Spelling 1, #43 & 44 Heard more of Harry Potter 6 Read more of “Wings” SCIENCE: Played Minecraft Played Legos HOME ECONOMICS: Shopped for Halloween costume fabric & materials

Wednesday

MATH: Teaching Textbooks 3, #25 & 26 LANGUAGE ARTS: Sequential Spelling 1, #41 & 42 Writing Strands 2, #1-1 & 1-2 D’Nealian p. 12 & 13 Finished reading Guardians of Ga’Hoole 5 Started reading Guardians of Ga’Hoole 6 Heard more of Harry Potter 6 SOCIAL STUDIES: Finished hearing “Where Do You Think You’re Going, Christopher Columbus?” [openbook booknumber=”ISBN:0195095065″ templatenumber=”1″] Bk […]

Wednesday

SCIENCE: Learned about Anza Berrego Desert State Park, its flora/fauna/geology/etc, from a At Fresno Pacific University, at a virtual class with a ranger at a park in another part of the state. REALLY COOL!! Maeve is right up front in pink with braids.ranger there. Worked on refilling bird feeder Observed and attempted to feed our resident praying mantis P.E.: Went […]

Tuesday

SCIENCE: Attended ERCLC‘s Family Activity on Caves…learned about: Cave animals, watersheds (water filtered through pollution/rocks/sand/sink holes), rocks (dissolvability, what rocks are best in the making of caves & why & how), geology (looked at examples of different kinds of rocks), Crystal Cave (heard presentation about the cave from ranger.)     Pictures Maeven took at the Geology table:

Monday

SOCIAL STUDIES: [openbook booknumber=”ISBN:0195095065″ templatenumber=”1″]Book 1, Ch 9 & 10       SCIENCE: Attended our first Currclick Lego Club (virtual class). Listening to/watching the instructor streaming live on her dad’s computer: The instructor sent a list of supplies to have on hand, then we logged into the online classroom at the specified time and watched a short lecture about […]

Friday

SOCIAL STUDIES: [openbook booknumber=”ISBN:0195095065″ templatenumber=”1″]Book 1, Ch 7 & 8       SCIENCE: Filled the bird feeders and helped move them to a new location, outside her bedroom window The feeders have been empty/unused for months…We decided it was time to fill them up again! The freshly filled feeders outside Maeven’s bedroom window. The pink/purple one she made from […]

Wednesday

LANGUAGE ARTS: Heard more of: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix   SCIENCE & SOCIAL STUDIES: Worked on her Minecraft Project PHYSICAL EDUCATION: Swimming with friends HOME ECONOMICS: Chores MATH: Played Math Blaster with Tyren (computer game borrowed from ERCLC) Tyren was having a hard time figuring out the Math Blaster computer game we checked out from ERCLC, so […]

Tuesday

LANGUAGE ARTS: Academic Adventurers class at ERCLC Heard more of: [openbook booknumber=”ISBN:043935806X” templatenumber=”1″]           MATH Academic Adventurers class at ERCLC SCIENCE Science class at ERCLC: Goofy Maeven during her science class today. Her team made a water “pump” out of straws that actually pumped (threw) water!