Tuesday, May 27, 2008

School's out!

We've accomplished our 180 days! We'll be taking a few weeks off before the summer schedule begins. We're going to continue reading, writing and math and I'm looking at a few topics for a fun 10 week study. 

See you in a while!

Monday, May 19, 2008

Week 38: May 19- 23


MaTh: Review


The early Christians; c5BC - AD400
mapping the Christian world

Person(s) of interest: Jesus, Caesar Augustus c63BC - AD14, Nero c37-68 and Paul (died) 64-67?

Romans and Barbarians: cAD200-Ad500

The fall of Rome

mapping the barbarian invasions

Person(s) of interest: Constantine 274-337

Finish up any maps for our geography binder

Science: Finish up anything left over and check our experiments. Spend lots of time in the garden




Language (Spelling and Grammar)

Monday, May 12, 2008

Week 37: May 12 - 16




The Romans: c30BC - AD250

Person of interest: Virgil c70BC-19BC classical Roman poet

Life in a Roman Town



*Buried treasure

Fun and Games

*Gladiator shows

*Chariot races


Science: Natural Cycles and Classifying Plants

Reading : Virgil


Art/Music : Van Gogh

Language (Spelling and Grammar)

Monday, May 5, 2008

Week 36: May 5 - 9


MaTh : 
more subtraction and story problems

History/Geography The Romans: c750BC - 30BC

Mapping the Roman Republic

Person(s) of Interest:

Hannibal c247BC -182BC

Julius Caesar c102BC/100BC

Cicero c106BC - 43BC
Romulus c771BC-717BC

The story of Romulus

c30BC - AD250

Mapping the Roman Empire

The Roman Army

Emperor Augustus

Science:  Fungi

Reading: Cicero


Art/Music review

Language (Spelling and Grammar)