Sunday, January 23, 2011

Mt. Hope Academy 2011 ~ Week 2

Classical Conversations: Week 14.
Bible memory, history time line, Star Spangled Banner, presentations (public speaking), science experiment, famous artist/art project, geography, history/science/Latin/grammar/math memory work, and gym/social time.

CC Memory Reveiw (Daily)


Sing the Word From A to Z (memorized verses E-H)
Children's Illustrated Bible (Luke, read aloud)
Day by Day Kid's Bible (Levi, independently)
The Early Reader's Bible (Leif, read aloud)

For the Beauty of the Earth (Levi on piano)
O The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus (CD)
This is the Day (Luke on piano)

Fine Arts:
Memorizing The Tyger by William Blake
The Farewell Symphony by Anna Harwell Celenza (Haydn)
Watched the following video about Carl Linnaeus:

Geography Songs: Eastern Europe
Around the World Coloring Book: Poland
Countries Around the World: Estonia (DVD)
Watched video of trumpeter in Krakow, Poland
(CC Geography review/drawing Europe)

Grammar Island (pgs 44-64)

All About Spelling: studied phonograms

HWT work book pages

Song School Latin: Ch. 3/review, 4, 5

DVD lessons: month 1/week 1/lesson 3

Test Prep Math Word Problems flashcards

Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia: Acids and Bases
DK Eyewitness: Chemistry: Acids and Bases
Bill Nye: Earthquakes (DVD)
Dragonfly TV: Chemistry

History Encyclopedias (Usborne-Luke, Kingfisher-Levi): World War I Era
World War I by Carole Marsh
DK Eyewitness: World War I
Archie's War: My Scrapbook of the First World War by Marcia Williams

Levi's Assigned Reading:
The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly
The Good Master by Kate Seredy
Isaac Newton: The Scientist Who Changed Everything by Philip Steele

Luke's Assigned Reading:
Who Was Amelia Earhart? by Kate Boehm Jerome

Family Read-Aloud:
Little Britches by Ralph Moody (ch 12-17)

Star Spangled Banner illustrated by Peter Spier (and sang daily with CD)
Prepared presentations for CC Week 15 (show and tell: picture/famous inventor)

Luke piano practice Su, Tu, W +Lesson

Levi's Free Reading:
Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Family Movies:
The Wizard of Oz (cultural literacy (grin))
Nanny McPhee Returns

Family Outings:
Impromptu long weekend in the mountains! (swimming and sledding, wahoo!)

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