Making the Most of Science
Little Man moved into learning about Samuel in his study of Judges this week. He was fascinated with these two riddles that Samson told to the Philistines.
out of the strong, something sweet.”
Tirzah. It seems that the story is turning toward romance. Tirzah has an admirer, her brother Ram seems to have a liking for the Egyptian girl Merrie. There is a lot of talk about the arrival of Moses’ wife Zipporah. Seems that many in the camp are not thrilled that she is a Midianite.
Our struggle continues. Seems Khan Academy keeps pushing him toward Trig, but there seems some missing foundational skills. Not being a math person, I’m trying to maneuver my way through figuring out where to back him up to so he can learn those foundational skills. I’m also not sure what the program is seeing in his work, skills that is prompting the program to push him ahead to this level. So Math this week has been focused on mastery challenges. When in doubt, review. In the meantime if anyone out there is a math expert and can look over my son’s KA, as a coach message me, I’d love to chat.
In the study of whales LIttle man made a Whale Mobile this week and worked on his Ocean box. Both of which are hands on and fun. I also made an impromptu lesson from a news story that was being passed around the web this week. Seems a scientist discovered a giant 18 foot oar-fish this week. You can see the story here: http://www.cbsnews.com.
This week he practiced identifying prepositions, guided writing of a short exciting story which he wrote about his gym class this week, and he did a copy edit page.
Conintuing in Simple Start in Chalk Pastels
Field Trip Friday to a local 1880’s working farm.
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