Friday, September 13, 2013
Week 5 LG: Pyramids, the Akkadians, and Otters
His Building Thinking Skills 2 book had him comparing figures looking for differences, and he did another Mind Benders puzzle as well.
In grammar he began working with different sentence types and covered identifying and diagramming statements and questions. He finish the final lesson of SWO D and began working on the first lesson of SWO E on Friday. He continued reading My Side of the Mountain by George and had the week off from a read aloud since we were still waiting on the library book. He analyzed the fable "The Lion and the Bulls" in CW and completed his regular dictation and cursive copywork.
Latin for the week was a review lesson, which gave us time to focus on mastering all of the vocabulary from the first four lessons.
In history, we read about pyramids in SOTW 1 as well as in Pyramid by Macauley. He drew a sphinx for art and built a pyramid out of legos for hands on. On Thursday, we read about Sargon and the Akkadian empire in SOTW 1.
Our science topics for the week included otters, muskelids, and skunks. We covered violins, violas, and cellos for music.