Wednesday, April 16

School day 8AM - 1:30 PM (extra curricular 1:30 PM - 2PM)

Note: We’re getting close to wrapping up the Geography planned unit on key capitals of the world.  We will start working on the key cities in addition to the capitals.

Subject - Ancient History

  • Worked on Colosseum sculpture.

Subject - Math

Program - IXL Math

Subject - Latin

Text -

  • Questions
  • Read history of Pompeii Eruption

Subject - Handwriting

Famous Speeches - Gettysburg Address

  • Work on writing speech three times

Subject - Geography

Theme - Capitals & Countries of the World

  • Test over the Middle East

Subject - Art/Music

  • Practice drums
  • Clarinet & trio pieces

Subject - Literature

Roman Literature - Atticus of Rome 30 B.C. by Barry Deneberg

Tuesday, April 15

School day 8AM - 11:30 PM (extra-curricular 12:10 PM - 4PM)

Note:  It is another rainy spring day.  We’ve got a lot of extra activities planned, so going to hit the work hard in the morning.

Subject - Biology

Subject - Grammar/Creative Writing

Grammar - IXL

  • Use relative adverbs
  • Order Adjectives

Subject - Art/Music

  • Practice drums

Subject - Spanish

Program - Mango

  • We worked on Chapter 4 - finished Lesson 17

Subject - Typing

Program - Typing Web

  • Beginner Wrap-up

Subject - Literature

Roman Literature - Atticus of Rome 30 B.C. by Barry Deneberg

Monday, April 14

School day 8AM - 4:00 PM (extra curricular 7PM - 8PM)

Note: It is a blustery day.  The perfect weather for reading and catching up.

Subject - Ancient History

Subject - Math

Program - IXL Math

Subject - Latin

Text - Cambridge Latin Course - Unit 1

  • Questions
  • Read history of Pompeii Eruption

Subject - Handwriting

Famous Speeches - Gettysburg Address

Subject - Geography

Theme - Capitals & Countries of the World

Geography Website - Middle East

Subject - Art/Music

  • Practice drums
  • Clarinet & trio pieces

Subject - Literature

Roman Literature - Atticus of Rome 30 B.C. by Barry Deneberg

Thursday, April 10 & Friday, April 11

School day 8AM - 1:30 PM (extra curricular 1:30 - 2PM)

Note: Today, we’ve got to get back to the old grind, cough, cough, the wonderful education of our youth.  I find the holidays and spring the two most busiest with pleasant distractions.  It is why I have learned to hit it hard in early August - October and January - March.  When April begins, it seems the cycle of activities starts again.

Subject - Ancient History

Subject - Math

Subject - Typing

Program - Typing Web - Intermediate course

  • Alphabet soup
Subject - Art/Music
  • Practice drums
  • Clarinet & trio pieces

Subject - Literature

Roman Literature - Atticus of Rome 30 B.C. by Barry Deneberg

Fun Book - Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead

Wednesday, April 9

School day 8AM - 3:30 PM

Note: Yesterday, we were out and about and got school done.  They key was bringing some work along.  I like to be home after a long day of being on the run.  It is relaxing.  With that in mind, my students are catching up on their Literature reading.

Subject - Biology

  • Magic School Bus - Wet all Over (Season 2), Going Batty (Season 2), Ups & Downs (Season 2)
  • Magic School Bus - Goes Up Stream (Season 3), Mussel Beach (Season 4), Gets Swamped (Season 4)

Subject - Art/Music

  • Practice drums
  • Practice clarinet & trio pieces

Subject - Literature

Roman Literature - Atticus of Rome 30 B.C. by Barry Deneberg

Roman Literature -  Detectives in Togas by Henry Winterfeld

Fun Book - Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead

Tuesday, April 8

School day 8AM - 4:00 PM

Note: We got to enjoy Harris Hillman’s Art Fair.  It was fun to help the kids do art, plus enjoy the gorgeous weather.

Subject - Ancient History

Subject - Math

Subject - Latin

Text - Cambridge Latin Course - Unit 1

  • Translate Story Finis
  • We found out the ending to the family. 

Subject - Handwriting

  • Gladiator poem, used descriptive style

Subject - Geography

Subject - Art/Music

  • Practice drums
  • Clarinet & trio pieces

Subject - Literature

Roman Literature - Atticus of Rome 30 B.C. by Barry Deneberg

Roman Literature -  Detectives in Togas by Henry Winterfeld

Fun Book - Nerds by Michael Buckley

Monday, April 7

School day 8AM - 3:30 PM (extra-curricular 7PM - 8PM)

Note: 

Subject - Biology

  • Mammal & Fish program through Warner Park Nature Center
  • Brainpop - watershed
  • Watershed

Subject - Grammar/Creative Writing

Grammar - IXL

  • Use relative pronouns who or whom
  • Use relative pronouns who, whom, which, that

Subject - Art/Music

  • Practice drums
  • Practice clarinet & trio pieces

Subject - Spanish

Program - Mango

  • We worked on Chapter 4 - finished Lesson 16

Subject - Typing

Program - Typing Web

  • Easy Bottom Row words

Subject - Literature

Roman Literature - Atticus of Rome 30 B.C. by Barry Deneberg

Roman Literature -  Detectives in Togas by Henry Winterfeld

Fun Book - Nerds by Michael Buckley

Friday, April 4

School day 8AM - 4:00 PM

Note: This weather won’t rain on our school parade.  We’re taking a trip to Rome.

Subject - Ancient History

Subject - Math

Program - IXL Math

  • Increasing Growth Patterns
  • Inequalities with Multiplication
  • Compare & Convert customary units

Subject - Latin

Text - Cambridge Latin Course - Unit 1

  • Translate Story Ad Villam
  • Wrote it out.

Subject - Handwriting

Poet - Memorization

  • Test over two poems and recite
  • Wrote each poem 5 times each.

Subject - Geography

Theme - Capitals & Countries of the World

Geography Website - Middle East

Subject - Art/Music

  • Practice drums
  • Clarinet & trio pieces

Subject - Literature

Roman Literature - Atticus of Rome 30 B.C. by Barry Deneberg

Roman Literature -  Detectives in Togas by Henry Winterfeld

Book Club - The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda

Thursday, April 3

School day 8AM - 1:30 PM (extra-curricular 1:30 PM - 2PM & 4PM - 5PM)

Note:  We’re doing great on getting back on track.  I’m enjoying the Biology.  I decided to double up to make sure we could get to all the major Animal groups covered by the end of the semester.

Subject - Biology

Subject - Grammar/Creative Writing

Grammar - IXL

  • Order alphabetically Challenge

Subject - Art/Music

  • Practice drums
  • Practice clarinet & trio pieces

Subject - Spanish

Program - Mango

  • We worked on Chapter 4 - finished Lesson 15

Subject - Typing

Program - Typing Web

  • Easy Top Row words

Subject - Literature

Roman Literature - Atticus of Rome 30 B.C. by Barry Deneberg

Roman Literature -  Detectives in Togas by Henry Winterfeld

Wednesday, April 2

School day 8AM - 4:00 PM

Note:  How is this day so beautiful.  I’m loving spring!

Subject - Ancient History

Subject - Math

Program - IXL Math

  • Multiply 3 numbers up 3 digits word problems
  • Convert Time Units
  • Proptions

Subject - Latin

Text - Cambridge Latin Course - Unit 1

  • Translate Story Ad Urbem

Subject - Handwriting

Poet - Memorization

  • Memorize two poems and recite

Subject - Geography

Theme - Capitals & Countries of the World

Geography Website - Middle East

Subject - Art/Music

  • Practice drums
  • Clarinet & trio pieces

Subject - Literature

Roman Literature - Atticus of Rome 30 B.C. by Barry Deneberg

Roman Literature -  Detectives in Togas by Henry Winterfeld