Week of Sept 19-25, 2011

Maeven

Monday

LANGUAGE ARTS:

SOCIAL STUDIES:

SCIENCE:

  • Started working on Minecraft project. After reading about the Anasazi Indians in our history lesson today, Maeven took on the challenge of creating pueblo-like buildings in the side of a mountain in Minecraft. (That’s the history book to her left, open to the photo of the pueblo houses…She’s using it for reference.)

ART:

  • Art project–painted paper and after dry, cut them out into shapes that she glued together into a picture:

Tuesday

LANGUAGE ARTS:

MATH

  • Academic Adventurers class at ERCLC

SCIENCE

Goofy Maeven during her science class today. Her team made a water “pump” out of straws that actually pumped (threw) water!

Wednesday

LANGUAGE ARTS:

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 Maeven sat down and helped him out. She ended up doing a fair bit of math in the process!
  • Played “Time Bingo” (game I picked up in the dollar section of Target):

Thursday

PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

  • P.E. class at ERCLC
  • Played with friends outside

SCIENCE:

ART:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

Friday

SOCIAL STUDIES:

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 scratch years ago with her Bompa!
  • Picked grapes from the neighbors grape vines that are encroaching in our yard:
  • Explored pre-made and group-made slides in microscopes (first time using microscope!)

MATH:

PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

  • Swimming with friends:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

Saturday

MATH:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

Sunday

SCIENCE:

  • Watched Nature (hummingbirds)
  • Found a praying mantis, looked up on the internet to find out that they rarely bite humans, so she felt safe to pick it up:

MATH:

LANGUAGE ARTS:


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