Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Three Names - Again!!

Three Names




Social Studies  
  • Prairie Life
  • One Room Schoolhouse
          Prairie Life Download

              Life On The Prairie  - first 10 or so minutes
              One Room Schoolhouses in America
              Turkey Creek One Room Schoolhouse
              One Room Schoolhouse Experience vs Today's School  Room
              One Room Schoolhouse In Manitoba - in perfect condition!
              Days of the One Room Schoolhouse


    LA 

    Art 
    • Games to Play: marbles, fox and geese, mother may I?
    • Make Lemonade and Cookies
    • Lunch of Potatoes and butter 
    • Make butter
    • Copy a picture from Three Names in the style of the artist
    • Music  - Home on the Range, Westward Ho! tape


    Math 

    • Multiplication using the book





    Science


    Field Trip:  one room schoolhouse


        



            Beefing It UP!

                       Grammar-  Adjectives  pg. 17
                       watch Schoolhouse Rock - Adjectives
                        Using one of the sentences in the book circle 
                           or color the adjectives in School Journal (composition book) or 
                             Worksheet Works
                      Worksheet Works  - Adjectives




      Read Alouds

      Understood Betsy  Audio

      The Year of Miss Agnes




      Tuesday, May 3, 2016

      Miss Rumphius - Repost!

       



      Social Studies  


      • by the Sea - Maine 
      • Special Work - Gifts,What do you like to do?
      • Aging - talk about how it's a part of life and you're not able to do as much 
      • Regions of the world - Look up all the places  on a  map mentioned in the book  tropical island,  mountains, jungles & deserts. The books mentions Kangaroos (Australia) and Lotus-Eaters (Djerba and greek mythology)  
      • Tall Ships! - If Kids' are really interested Amanda Bennett has this  






      LA 


      • Library Systems - play library
      • Vocab - either copywork, color a picture about one, word search


      Art 


      • Details!
      • Islamic Architecture - Look up in Book of Knowledge or google pics
      • Copy a picture of Islamic Architecture


      Math 


      • Bushels & Pecks - we farm so we actually have real bushel & peck baskets hanging around.    



      Science


      • Plants, Seeds - We've already grown beans in glass but do  this again.  Sow some lupines seeds we have.  
      • Telling direction by the sun - go outside and find points of a compass by where the sun is
      • Shells - Conchs and pearl diving










      Tuesday, April 26, 2016

      The Tale Of Peter Rabbit - Again!




      Read Aloud :  The Tale of Jimmy Rabbit by Arthur Scott Bailey - FREE! or any other Beatrix Potter



      Social Studies - Day 1

      • Read Eph. 6:1 Children obey your parents, what does that mean?  Copywork
      • Setting Rules
      • Obedience - Obedience by Jane Buerger (book...we have this)  & KONOS Obedience Vol 1 pgs 136-139
      • Encouragement
      • Setting - England
      • Every day this week make a recipe from Peter Rabbit's Cookery Book (we have this)
      • Watch Rick Steves' Travels  -England
      Famous Sites of London


      English Countryside


      LA - Day 2

      • Read 2 Kings 5 - Naaman
      • Onomatopoeia
      • vocab - word search or act out
      • Descriptive Language
      • Watch "The Tales of Peter Rabbit"

      Art - Day 3

      • Read the 10 Commandments.  Make  a 10 commandment stomes (rolls with scroll poking with each commandment) or make a poster of 10 Commandments
      • Act out the scenes
      • Draw a picture based on a page from the book
      • Watch "The Country  Diary of A Edwardian Lady" - we have this

      Math - Day 4

      • Read Math 7:12 & 22:23-39
      • Figuring and grouping - seed catalogs, calendars
      • Fortnight - What is it?

      Science - Day 5

      • Read Titus 3:1 Submit to Authority...who is our authority?  Copywork
      • Plan a garden - we've already done this with ours but go over again.  We use square foot gardening.
      • Introducing new species
      • Gathering food
      • Catching a cold
      Species Introduction



      Invasive Plants



      Foraging



      Square Foot Gardening





      Friday, March 25, 2016

      Easter - Konos Unit Links 2016


      Easter - Konos Unit Links 2016



      Day 1 - Palm Sunday

      Review Definition of Love/Generosity  pg 1
            Giving With A Happy Heart

      Read Objectives
             A.  To appreciate God's Generosity to us
             B.  To give generously
                    1.  Cheerful
                    2.  Motivated by love
                    3.  Appropriate to the person
                    4.  Within limits

      Start Definitions for Vocabulary

      Begin Memorizing John 3:16

      Read Luke 19:28-44
          Discuss how the Jewish people expect Jesus to be a physical king for Isreal.
          They were expecting him to rid them of the Roman empire.
          They didn't understand  that he was coming as the King of Heaven and Earth which
          is why later they yelled "crucify him".

      Activities:

      Listen to Handel's Messiah on Youtube
      and looked up the verses which were all from scripture.

      Discuss Triumphal Entry
      The Mount of Olives - Lion and the Lamb Ministries

      Make Palm Leaves out of hand prints
              draw around hands on green paper and attach to a stick

      Dramatize Jesus' Entry
            Wrap head with towel or flour sack   
             Lay down bath towels
             Say "Blessed be the King that cometh in the
                      name of the Lord: Peace in heaven,
                      and glory in the highest"

      27.  Start Easter Tree - Palm Ornament


          
      Day 2- Passover, Maundy Thursday


      Review Definition of Love/Generosity  pg 1
            Giving With A Happy Heart

      Read Objectives
             A.  To appreciate God's Generosity to us
             B.  To give generously
                    1.  Cheerful
                    2.  Motivated by love
                    3.  Appropriate to the person
                    4.  Within limits

      Start Definitions for Vocabulary
        

      Begin Memorizing John 3:16

      Activities:

      Copy John 3:16 and decorate to hang up in a place of honor

      Read Luke 22:7-30


      3.  Observe Da Vinci's Last Supper read about it's history

      Last Supper - Khan Academy

      4.  Make Unleavened Bread - Matzah Recipe


      5.  Recline at a table to eat

      The Seating Plan at The Last Supper- I'm not catholic but found this fascinating...

      6.  Washing one another's feet - Read the activity...there's a lot


      My personal note here is that I tried to find scripture about
      women having their feet washed and there is none.  It describes
      slaves or women washing feet but not free men.

      27.  Easter Tree - Clearing The Temple, make birdcage ornament

      Listen to Your Story Hour - Betrayal or buy Individual Here


      Day 3- Hearing & Trial - Good Friday!


      Review Definition of Love/Generosity  pg 1
            Giving With A Happy Heart

      Read Objectives
             A.  To appreciate God's Generosity to us
             B.  To give generously
                    1.  Cheerful
                    2.  Motivated by love
                    3.  Appropriate to the person
                    4.  Within limits

      Make Cross word with definitions for Vocabulary
      Make Artwork with John 3:16 to put on mantle

      ** On Good Friday - Make sure curtains are closed from 9:00am to 3:00pm - darkness and prayer, meditation & quiet
        

      Continue Memorizing John 3:16

      Activities:

      16.  Read Jesus' Trial
      17.  Good Friday
      18.  He GAVE his life!
      22.  Hot Cross Buns!  Recipe for breadmaker
      23.  Hot Cross Buns Shout!

      27.  Easter Tree - Widow's Mite

      Watch and listen to  Were You There When They Crucified My Lord by Johnny Cash on youtube  and watch and listen to  The Old Rugged Cross

      Watch - The Robe (make sure you have AdBlock Plus)  or Here but you'll have to pay.


       Listen to Your Story Hour - Trial or buy Individual Here


      Day 4 - Easter Around The World

      Review Definition of Love/Generosity  pg 1
            Giving With A Happy Heart

      Read Objectives
             A.  To appreciate God's Generosity to us
             B.  To give generously
                    1.  Cheerful
                    2.  Motivated by love
                    3.  Appropriate to the person
                    4.  Within limits

      Make word search with definitions for Vocabulary

      Activities:

      25.  Easter Symbols
      28.  Easter around the world
      29. Pysanky Eggs and and even better Ostrich Egg Pysanky!!
      30.  Egg Roll
      33.  Egg Math

      27.  Easter Tree - Bread, loaves, grapes

      Make Cross art using cellophane tape and colors...make cross with cellophane tape, color, remove tape


      Listen to Your Story Hour - The Road To Skull Hill or Buy Individual Here

      Day 5 - Review

      Review Definition of Love/Generosity  pg 1
            Giving With A Happy Heart

      Read Objectives
             A.  To appreciate God's Generosity to us
             B.  To give generously
                    1.  Cheerful
                    2.  Motivated by love
                    3.  Appropriate to the person
                    4.  Within limits

      Review the last week of learning!




      Listen to Your Story Hour - A Promise To Keep or Buy Individual Here


      Activities:

      37.  Egg Roll Games

      27.  Easter Tree - Lamb of God

        Watch Easter Parade movie  make sure you have an adblocker!
        Make "He Has Risen" Kite

      HE HAS RISEN!!!  :)







      ***Here's my link to how I plan KONOS using sticky notes - it's super fast once you get the hang of it



      Monday, March 21, 2016

      FREE Easter Unit Study



      Love when something is free AND it's for Easter!  The Teaching Home has a FREE unit for the week of Easter that is an awesome resource....go check it out!

      Free Five Day Easter Unit Study



      Saturday, March 5, 2016

      FREE!! Five In A Row (FIAR) CM Planner - Again!



      Whadya Think?  click on the photo if you'd like to download


      ***This is a re-post from March 30, 2011...wow has time flown!!  If you aren't using phonics I would switch that to spelling or something like that.  The space to the left of numbers is so you can write the workbook or text or assignment.  N= Narration and RA = Read Aloud.   

      See this post to see it filled out.

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