Friday, December 28, 2007

Week 17: December 24 - 28 Christmas break?

Luke 2



Science: Balance in Nature
Pictured - a dung beetle



Art/Music: Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

A spanish artist, Dali was a surrealist, painting the unconsious. Noah thought his work looks like bad dreams, but was able to choose this as his favorite.

La d'couverte de l'Amrique par Christophe Colomb, 1958-59

He likes it because it is not as scary as Dali's other works and it depicts Christopher Colombus, one of Noah's recent books he read.

Language (Spelling and Grammar)

Friday, December 21, 2007

Week 16: December 17 - 21

This week's Bible lesson and verse: Reviewing the last three lessons
Jesus is Baptized

Jesus calls the disciples

Jesus' first miracle

favorite verse:



History and Geography : The Egyptians c1700BC - 30BC
Life at Home
*parties (create an Egyptian feast)
*games and sports

The end of the empire
Important dates:
1450BC the Egyptian empire is at its largest
1190BC the sea people attack
1070BC the new kingdom ends in civil war
671BC the Assyrians invade
525BC the Persians invade
332BC Alexander the Great conquers Egypt
30BC Egypt becomes part of the Roman Empire

Science : Ecology

Reading : Egyptian myths: The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt and The Bible


Art/Music: Tchaikovsky and Beethoven

Language (Spelling and Grammar)

Monday, December 10, 2007

Week 15: December 10 - 14

From now on, I'm going to try to post our week at the beginning on Sunday or Monday, instead of posting what we've already done.

Bible/Religion Jesus' first miracle

"We will tell of His power and the mighty miracles He did." Psalm 78:4

MaTh : Subtraction
adding double digits - I gave Noah a test worksheet to see if he was able to able to grasp the concept of adding double digits. After the third equation, it clicked and he was off and running. fun with math equations

History/Geography: The Egyptians c1700BC - 1100BC

Temples and gods
Re, Thoth, Anubis, Amun, Horus, Ma'at, Osiris, Isis, Taweret, & Bast

Writing and temple school

Persons of Interest: Moses 1393BC - 1273BC

King Tutankhamun 1333BC - 1324BC

Life Cycles

Reading: Egyptian myths: The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

Writing: writing out the words for numbers one to ten, practicing lower case

Art/Music: Chagall

Language (Spelling and Grammar)
one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten
capitalization of "I"

Friday, December 7, 2007

Week 14: December 3 - 7

Bible/Religion This week's Bible lesson and verse: Jesus calls the Disciples
"Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men." Matthew 4:19

MaTh - reviewing counting by 5s and telling time.

History/Geography The Egyptians: c1700BC - 1100BC

Person(s) of interest: Queen Hatshepsut c1500BC

The Egyptian Empire

mapping the Egyptian Empire
warrior Pharaohs and the court
trading trips and travel

This week in science: Creating New Life pt 2.
Continuing with reproduction, we studied animals who are born live and watched a video of puppies being born.

Reading Egyptian myths: The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt and excerpts from the Bible


Art/Music - Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker Suite

Language (Spelling and Grammar)