Monday, March 31, 2008

Week 31: March 31 - April 4


solving for the unknown, using letters for the unknown

X+3 = 10      
Y + 0 = 7
Q +3 = 12
A + 1= 3
5 + A = 9
6 + X = 9
7 + G = 9

What number plus three is the same as eight?   ___+3=8
What number plus six is the same as ten? ___+6=10

History/Geography:  India c1500BC - AD500

Mapping India

The Ideas of India

*From hymns to Hinduism


*Beginning of Buddhism

*Painting and poetry

People of interest: Buddha 565BC

Science:  This week in Science, the plant kingdom begins: Stems and Roots - plant tissue inside a stem, inside a root, and other tissues. Inside older plants

Reading Indian folktales: Folk Tales and Fairy Stories from India


Art/Music Picasso

Language (Spelling and Grammar)

Monday, March 24, 2008

Week 30: March 24 - 28

Bible/Religion Time to review

Jesus quiets the storm

The woman at the well

Jesus feeds the crowd

review verses and write out favorite one

solving for the unknown

___ +7 = 7
___+ 1 = 3
___ + 6 = 10

History: Africa c6000BC - AD500

Life in Ancient Africa

Mapping Africa

kingdom of Kush

the Nok people

A Christian king

Science: Fighting disease and the use of medicine

Reading: African folktales:The Adventures of Spider: West African Folktales

Writing: copy work

Art/Music- Vivaldi

Language (Spelling and Grammar)

Monday, March 17, 2008

Week 29: March 17 - 21

Bible/Religion Mark 6:30-44; Luke 9:10 - 17; John 6:1-14 Jesus feeds the crowd

Memory verse: "Your heavenly Father already knows all your needs." Matthew 6:32 NLT

MaTh : Geometry

History/GeographyHistory: the japanese c9000bc-ad500
mapping japan
first emperors

the arabs c1000bc-ad150
mapping arabia

the riches of arabia

kingdoms of the south

sweet smells

city of petra

Science Genetics

Reading Japanese folktales and poetry


Art/Music Cassatt

Language (Spelling and Grammar)

Monday, March 10, 2008

Week 28: March 10 - 14

Bible/Religion John 4 The woman at the well

Memory verse: "I have loved you with an everlasting love." Jeremiah 31:3 NASB

MaTh : review rounding numbers and begin fractions

History/Geography: the chinese c200bc - ad200
mapping china
the han dynasty

500bc - 200bc

china's first emperor

the great wall of china

Science Reproduction; Growing and changing

Reading Chinese folktales: The Five Chinese Brothers, Ancient Chinese poetry

Writing Copy work, worksheets

Art/Music Wagner

Language (Spelling and Grammar) Homonyms : to, too and two

Monday, March 3, 2008

Week 27: March 3 - 7

Bible/Religion Matthew 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25

Jesus Quiets the Storm

Memory verse: "God is my strong fortress; He has made my way safe." II Samuel 22:33 NLT


History/Geography the chinese c5000bc - 500bc

mapping china
first farmers
shang kings

people of interest: confucius c551-479bc

lao-tse c604bc

mastering metal, writing on bones

Science Ears, Nose and Tongue

Reading Confucius


Art/Music Kandinsky

Language (Spelling and Grammar)