Monday, March 15, 2010

Weekly Review of 3/15-3/19

9yo:
Math: learned 6x6=36, learned new trick in Dev Math: 7x5 can be thought of as 5, 5s (5x5=25) and 2, 5's (2x5=10), so 25 + 10 = 35, 7x5=35. 6x8=48
English: the difference between adjectives and adverbs, commas
Familiar Quotations copywork (Shakespeare)
Science: Energy shapebook

7yo:
Math: learned about symmetry and 3-D shapes; faces, edges, and vertices, lines (horizontal, vertical, parallel, & intersecting), perimeter
English: practiced contractions with "not" (can't, weren't, wouldn't, etc.), more contractions (I've, he's)
Reading: read a poem and learned about a poetic device to give objects human-like qualities (personification), Fishers of Men story
Science: Energy shapebook.

Both - field trip on Friday to Cranbrook Science Museum. We went on a bat tour and saw a variety of bats, a sloth named Moe, and 2 sugar gliders. It was a great tour! We explored the rest of the museum on our own. The kids seemed to enjoy the rocks exhibit.

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