Thursday, September 16, 2010

Week 3: Sept 13-17

Religion & Bible
personal devotions and journaling daily
weekly bible memory verse: "Come to me you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest" Matthew 11:28

Reading comprehension: reading articles and poems and answer questions on content.

from dictation

reviewing multiplication tables 0-12
fun facts about 9

Heat Energy
*measuring heat energy
-James Joule's experiment
*thermal capacity
*temperature is measured in degrees (celsius and fahrenheit an kelvin)
-thermometers and how they work

Action verbs
-tenses: past, present, future

History & Geography
The Growth of the USA 1800-1900
-Buying land
-War with Mexico
-Moving West
- Gold rush
-taking land: Warring with the Native Americans

Art & Music Appreciation

U.S. History
Reviewing pilgrims coming to a new land
looking for religious freedom
*the Mayflower
*Plymouth Rock
*early settelments


Field trip Friday!
Visiting Copshaholm, the Oliver mansion.
(My dad had the pleasure of being one of the gardeners there this summer. Can't wait to go back to this wonderful house and look around the gardens!)

James Oliver was a 20th century industrialist who invented the chilled plow in 1857.

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