Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Week One

Here is what each kid is especially enjoying this week:

Nathaniel
BIOGRAPHY: Poor Richard, by James Daugherty
NATURAL HISTORY: Madam How and Lady Why, by Charles Kingley
SCIENCE: It Couldn't Just Happen, Lawrence O. Richards
GEOGRAPHY: Minn of the Mississippi, by Holling C. Holling
POETRY: Alfred Lord Tennyson's "The Eagle"
LITERATURE: Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Dafoe
MATH: Math Mammoth, by Maria Miller

Elliana
HISTORY: Our Island Story, by H.E. Marshall
BIOGRAPHY: The Little Duke, by Charlotte M. Yonge
GEOGRAPHY: Tree in the Trail, by Holling C. Holling
NATURAL HISTORY/SCIENCE: Burgess Animal Book for Children, by Thornton W. Burgess
MATH: Math Mammoth, by Maria Miller
FREE READING: Mr. Popper's Penguins, by Richard and Florence Atwater


Together, we are also having way too much fun with conversational Spanish and today we enjoyed the art of Botticelli.

There are several other books that they are using, but these have already become favorites. We will see which ones remain at the top of the list and which others may ascend.

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