We finished our shopping for summer clothes and gotten them washed. The taxes have been submitted. The house was cleaned prior to my parents visiting, and we took our spring break while they were visiting. Hopefully, we can settle back into our regular routine next week without any more outside distractions. Here's a quick recap of the last two school weeks.
- Jessie finished chapter 11 on rational algebraic expressions, scored well on her test, and began working with radical algebraic expressions. She completed assignments involving adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing radicals as well as working on radical binomials.
- In grammar, she continued working with adverbs, learned about persuasive arguments, and wrote a rough draft on the importance of geography. She completed lesson 23 and 24 in vocabulary.
- It took 3 weeks, but she finally completed her final lessons and writing project in CW Diogenes Chreia and will be moving on to the second half of the poetry book next week. In literature, she finished reading both The Coral Island and The Tale of Two Cities. We discussed the former and she completed a book report on it. The latter, we'll discuss and finish up next week.
- In Latin, she completed chapter 16 and then had a week break. She did completed another two weeks of Greek less
- Violet completed her unit on volume, the corresponding IP section, and several review lessons over the past two weeks.
- She finished her grammar unit on adjectives and began working on adverbs. In spelling, she completed another 2 lessons.
- For literature, she began reading The Hobbit by Tolkien. In CW poetry, she had lessons that included personification and common meter hymns.
- She completed lessons 26 & 27 in LfC C, which leaves her with 3 remaining review chapters for the year. She continued working with 1st declension nouns in EG1.
- Benny completed several review exercises in his textbook and workbook and began learning about capacity working with liters and milliliters. In Miquon, he continues to work on plotting points on a coordinate system.
- Benny has also been working with adverbs in his grammar lessons. In spelling, he completed two lessons that contained words with suffixes first with ending consonants to double and then requiring the dropping of a silent e.
- He completed a narration of "The Ant and the Grasshopper" for CW and did some analysis of "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse". He also did his regular cursive copywork and dictation exercises.
- In literature, he finished reading I, Houdini by Reid and began Homer Price. Together, we've been reading The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Aiken.
No science the past two weeks.
See the previous two posts for art.