Monday, September 30, 2013

Week Five

Week Five of Extension/Week Four of IEW Plus

IEW - Lesson 4 and 5 combined -  Mohammed and Islam

Skills: Strong verbs to show emotions, and adjectives and verbs to appeal to the senses
Checklists on p. 39 and 40
NOTE: You may use a different source text, if you prefer.

Our Mother Tongue - Lessons 7, 8, and 9 (Review) Conjuctions and Interjections

Review and memorize conjunction chart.  Review all parts of speech in lesson 9.

Book Club - Begin reading Stories of Robin Hood by H. E. Marshall

Next book club -  Oct 23

Extension - Week 5

Presentations - Science topic - mammals; Poet - Christina Rossetti 

Hymn - To God Be the Glory 

GeoSong - Southern Europe #5

Poet - Christina Rossetti here

Composer: Guillaume Dufay -  Bio here    
Example of Motet 

And instrumental dance music  here 

FD - Lesson 7 - genetic fallacy - condemning an argument because of its beginning

VL - Lesson 5

History - SOTW, Chapters 9 and 10

Science topic - Water Cycle

Artist - DaVinci

World View - Lesson 3A

Upcoming Extension - next meeting Oct. 9

Presentations - Artist - DaVinci; World View topic - 
Hymn - This is My Father’s World
GeoSong - Eastern Europe #6
Scripture - Beatitudes Mt. 5:3-12
Composer: Medieval Dance Estampie -  here  
FD - Lesson 8
VL - Review
History - SOTW, Chapters 11 and 12
Science topic - Recycling lesson/project
Artist - DaVinci
World View - Lesson 3B

Friday, September 20, 2013

Week Four

Week Four Extension/Week Three IEW Plus

IEW - Lesson 3 Augustine of Canterbury

Skills: Creating titles from clincher (last) sentence and Adding dialogue into stories
Make sure students follow the format for quotations and commas, etc on p. 22
Checklist on p. 29 and 30
*Note - there are two paragraphs this week for level A; 3 for level B

Our Mother Tongue - Lessons 4 and 5 Pronouns and Prepositions

Study personal pronoun chart.  Try to fill out the blank side from memory.

Book Club - NEXT WEEK!!!

**Make sure you have finished reading The Whipping Boy and have completed at least one of the enrichment activities in the study guide and have it ready for a presentation to the class on Wednesday. 
Everyone who completes the assignements will receive a little prize.  :-)


Presentations - Timeline/History; Book report

Hymn - To God Be the Glory

GeoSong - Scandinavia Song #4

Poet - Christina Rossetti here 

Composer: Guillaume de MACHAUT  here
Listen to Agnus Dei, which means Lamb of God

FD - Lesson 6 Ad hominem - attacking a person's character or motive during an argument

VL - Lesson 4

History - SOTW, Chapters 7 and 8

Science topic - Mammals

Artist - DaVinci  here and here

World View - Lesson 2B

Pre-scripts - Lesson 4