Monday, January 28, 2008

Week 22: January 28 - February 1

Jesus and the Money Changers
Jesus and Nicodemus
A Big Catch

Review memory verses and write out favorite verse.


The Babylonians: c1600BC - 550 BC
Mapping the Babylonian Empire

The city of Babylon

- the Hanging Gardens of Babylon created for the King's wife
The end of Babylon

Science: The Circulatory System and The Respiratory System

Reading: Excerpts from The Bible


Art/Music: Handel

Language (Spelling and Grammar)

spelling: plant, fungi, animal, protista, monera (taken from week 20 science: The five Kingdoms)

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Week 21: January 21-25

Bible/Religion : Luke 5:1-11 A Big Catch
Memory Verse: "Teach me to do your will, for you are my God." Psalm 143:10 NLT



The Assyrians: c1000BC - 600BC
Mapping the Assyrian Empire

Narration of the history lesson

Person of interest: Sennacherib, King of Assyria 705BC - 681BC

The Assyrians at War
The Assyrians at Home
*gods and spirits
*mighty kings
*lion hunting
The end of the empire

Science - Begin the human body The skeleton and Muscles

Reading: The Bible


Art/Music: Gauguin

Language (Spelling and Grammar)

Monday, January 14, 2008

Week 20: January 14 - 18

Bible/Religion : John 3: Jesus and Nicodemus
Memory verse: "For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16 NIV


More excercises in telling time. These worksheets, Noah added the hands to the clock face.

Also another round of double digit addition. (side note, Noah was particularly proud of the sixes in the second equation.)

The Phoenicians c1200BC - 150BC

Mapping the Phoenician world

Traders from Phoenicia

cities by the sea
ships and sailing

*the illustration is showing a war ship which accompanied the traders to protect them from pirates.
crafts and the purple people (Phoenician means purple men)
city of Carthage

The end of the Phoenicians

Science: Classification pt 2
The Five Kingdoms

Reading: the Bible

Writing : Capitalization of "I"

Art/Music: Bach

Language (Spelling and Grammar)

Monday, January 7, 2008

Week 19: January 7 - 11

This week's Bible lesson and verse: Jesus and the money changers

"Trust in the Lord and do good." Psalm 37:3


History/Geography: The Hebrews c1250BC - 600BC

The Hebrew Kingdoms

Mapping Israel

The great escape

Conquering Canaan

fighting the Philistines

People of Interest:

Abraham c2000BC

King David c1010BC - 970BC

King Solomon

Two Kingdoms

Nebuchadnezzar 604 - 562 BC

The end of the Hebrew Kingdoms

Important dates:

1250BC the Hebrews arrive in Canaan
1020BC Saul becomes king
1000-969 BC Kind David rules
965-928BC King Solomon rules and the temple is built
926BC The kingdom splits in two, Israel and Juday
722BC The Assyrians invade Israel.
587BC The Babylonians destroy Jerusalem. The people of Judah are taken prisoner.

Science: Classification

Reading: The Bible

Writing : Thank you cards for Christmas presents

Art/Music: Degas (1834-1917)
Noah chose "Dancers in Blue" as his favorite piece by Edgar Degas

Language (Spelling and Grammar)

Friday, January 4, 2008

Week 18: December 31 - January 4, 2008



History/Geography The Canaanites c1600BC - 1200BC
Mapping Canaan
The People of Canaa
The Sea Peoples c 1200BC - 1100BCRaiders of the Mediterranean

The Philistines

Science: Conservation

Reading: The Bible

Writing : Capitalization of days of the week and word family _ug and _at

Art/Music: Chopin

Language (Spelling and Grammar)