Sunday, March 13, 2011

Mt. Hope Academy 2011 ~ Week 9

Classical Conversations: Week 20. (Only 4 weeks left!)
Bible memory, history time line, presentations (public speaking), science experiments, music, geography, history/science/Latin/grammar/math memory work, and social/gym time.

CC Memory Review

Sing the Word From A to Z (CD)
Children's Illustrated Bible (Luke, read aloud and independently)
Day by Day Kid's Bible (Levi, independently)
The Early Reader's Bible (Leif, read aloud and independently)
Cedarmont Kids: Hymns (CD)

Fine Arts:
(The Artists' Specials) Goya: Awakened in a Dream (DVD)
The Heroic Symphony by Anna Harwell Celenza (Beethoven)
DK Eyewitness: Music
A Child's Introduction to Poetry
(William Wordsworth and Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Geography Songs: Asia (CD)
Countries Around the World: Vietnam (DVD)
Countries Around the World: Cambodia (DVD)
The Land I Lost by Huynh Quang Nhuong
Water Buffalo Days: Growing Up in Vietnam by Huynh Quang Nhuong

Language Arts:
All About Spelling (steps 18,19)
Sentence Island (pgs 90-108)
Practice Island (sentences 8-12)
Building Language (stem lesson 5)

Song School Latin (ch 15, 16)


Money & Making Change (DVD)
Got started on our new Singapore math books

(Levi) The Story of Science: Newton at the Center (Ch. 37: Obeying the (Second) Law [of Thermodynamics])
Bill Nye: Heat (DVD)
Bill Nye: The Science of Music (DVD)
Bill Nye: Friction (DVD)
(The Inventors' Specials) Einstein: Light to the Power of 2 (DVD)

Vietnam Memorial Wall
Leaving Vietnam: The True Story of Tuan Ngo by Sarah S. Kilborne
The Wall by Eve Bunting

Levi's Assigned Reading:
Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis

Family Read-Aloud:
Man of the Family by Ralph Moody (ch 6-10)

Luke piano practice and lesson
Family swim night
Lots of bike riding (Leif learned how to ride without training wheels and didn't want to stop!)

Family Movie:
Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken

(I have no idea what Levi read this week!)


Christine said...

Hi Heidi,
I just recently found your blog--enjoying reading it, especially the homeschooling part.

I was curious why you are switching to Singapore math. Weren't you doing Right Start before?


5 Chicks and a Farmer said...

oh YAY! i love how you are posting this info as a Classical Convo gal myself. I LOVE seeing how you've integrated with so many wonderful things! Thank you for sharing. Don't stop!

p.s. your little girl is quite the doll and your boys are so handsome and sweethearts!

Precision Quality Laser said...

I just had to stop by and say thank you for recommending "The Railway Children"! I just finished wiping tears away at the end of the book ;) I can't wait to share its tale of family love with my children!