Monday, January 29, 2007

Homeschooling this week

I'm going to cahnge the color as we read/do them this week.

Memory Work: Review week

  • Genesis 1:1-5
  • Luke 2:1-14
  • Psalm 100
  • Psalm 150
  • The Lord's Prayer
  • John 1:1-14
  • John 3:16-19

Poem: Review week

  • "Trees" by Joyce Kilmer
  • "A Thank You Prayer"
  • "My Shadow" by R.L. Stephenson
  • "This is My Bible"

Songs: Review week

  • "This Is My Father's World"
  • "Obedience"
  • "How Great Is Our God"

Bible/Devotional reading :

  • Genesis 21-26(30) (working on this a chapter or two a night)
  • Leading Little Ones to God (Schoolland)
  • The White Ram : A Story of Abraham and Isaac (Gerstein)
  • The Binding of Isaac (Cohen)
  • The Wicked City (Singer)
  • The Story of Isaac and Rebeckah (Davidson)

Books to read:

  • Magic Tree House Research Guide: Space (Osborne)
  • Henry and Mudge books (Rylant)
  • When Washington Crossed the Delaware (Cheney)
  • Let It Begin Here! : Lexington and Concord (Fradin)
  • Your Big Backyard - January 2007
  • Your Big Backyard - February 2007
  • A Mother's Journey (Markle)
  • The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto (Standiford)
  • Valentine storybooks

Videos to watch:

  • March of the Penguins
  • Elementary Spanish : Volume 1
  • Balto II : Wolf Quest (we somehow ended up with the Spanish version!)
  • DK Eyewitness : Planets
  • Abraham(is going to require a pre-viewing - started out with a women in hard labor - my kids still think babies"pop" out!)
  • In the Beginning
  • Abraham and Isaac
  • Noah's Ark


  • Winter Scavenger Hunt : buds, insects that are "sleeping," animal tracks, old bird nest, berries, pinecone, squirrel nest, ice or icicles (from Your Big Backyard, January 2007)
  • Finish alphabet book - all but the really weird letters,anyway
  • Finish snowman craft
  • Finish Birthday journal
  • Groundhog Day celebration

Well, that's the plan, anyway, we'll see how far we get!

1 comment:

Kim said...

Thanks for some ideas! This looks great!