This week was a pretty good week of lessons:
MATH: Nickolas continued to work on his addition, subtraction (borrowing and 1000 place values), multiplication of 1,2,3,5,6, and 9. Today, Nick was introduced to pre-algebra! (example: 2 + N = 7) Samantha continued with addition and subtraction. She also worked on graphing, telling time and word problems.
COPY WORK: Both are doing a good job.
READING: Nick is working on a chapter book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl and Samantha is reading misc picture books.
LANGUAGE ARTS THROUGH LITERATURE: Lesson 4 - within the lesson was continuing to learn about suffix endings -ing, -ed, copy work of a literature passage, silent letters gh in LIGHT, and review of proper nouns. We will finish up this lesson tomorrow.
DELIGHT DIRECTED: Drawing, painting, working with sculpy clay, sewing, reading, computer time, playing outside
FIELD-TRIP: Visiting the Grafton Historical Museum on 7/09/2011 and watching demonstrations on spinning and watching a blacksmith shape metal.