Friday, March 18, 2011

Our Week in Review - Fractions, Stamp Act, & Volcanoes

Another week down!=) Here's what Mj did this week:

Bible: Mj learned about some of Jesus' miracles that He performed. Mj memorized Mark 4:41 "And they feared exceedingly and said one to another, 'What manner of man is this that even the winds and the sea obey Him'?"

English: Mj started writing a make-believe story. He had to plan his character, the character's problem, the solution to the problem, the setting. He wrote his first draft and revised his story so far.

Reading: Mj read a couple of stories about the ocean.

Math: Mj has been working on fractions. He loves fractions and has had no problem with them.

Heritage Studies: Mj learned about the Stamp Act and why the colonists were upset about the tax. He also learned about the Sons of Liberty.

Science: Mj learned about the inside of the earth and how scientists study the inside of the earth. He learned about the 3 parts - crust, mantle, and core.

We made our own volcano! The kids loved it!


MissMOE said...

Always love a good volcano! Great week.

Chef Penny said...

We love volcanos! Anytime there is an activity, I call it a success! Fun!

Lizzie said...

The volcano activity, a classic! Looks like a great week. Came by from HHH to say hi today!

5ennie said...

Fun! Our kids enjoyed making volcanoes in 4th grade.
Here from HHH!

Jodi Whisenhunt said...

Great blog! You have a nice mix of learning and fun :)

I'm following from Hip Homeschool Hop! Be sure to link up at "Tiggerific Tuesday! Blog Hop...or Bounce" today, and while you're there, explore some other ways kids can learn while they play with Disney entertainment!

Annika said...

Hi I am stopping by from the HHP. My children love making volcanoes! We use Heritage Studies as well and really enjoy it.

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