I’ve decided to try something different this week and jump in with Five for Friday, as hosted by Doodle Bugs First Grade Rocks blog. Someone, tell me if I’m doing this wrong! Also, below I include a sampler from my most recent project, a set of worksheets for graduating first graders!
Archives for May 2013
I am fascinated by the John Adams and Thomas Jefferson dynamic. The fierce politics that ruptured their friendship and then their tender written correspondence in their later years simply catches my interest every time I revisit the issue. I love the fact, for example, that both men passed away on July 4, 1826, exactly 50 years […]
Today I feel so grateful for my math program that I though it was time I shared my thoughts about the wonderful and inexpensive resource/curriculum I have been using for early elementary math homeschooling. I love MIQUON! I’m only at the beginning stages (we are half way through book 2 of 6) of Miquon math but I’ve […]
I have fond memories of playing the computerized Oregon Trail game as a young preteen. Or maybe I was (embarrassingly) older than that when I enjoyed it. Let’s not think about it. It was fun to play in a simulation, and at the same time I was learning a little about history. This week’s Friday […]
When my husband suggested we drive instead of fly across the country for our family vacation to visit family, my first reaction was not pretty. I can’t recall if I laughed at first or yelled my expressions of disbelief, but once I knew my husband was serious, I took a lot of convincing. Despite the […]
During our road trip last week, I gave Raisin a cloud identification viewer to try to determine what clouds we saw outside. It was fun to use it, with the hole cut out of the middle, to locate and recognize various clouds. The trip out was rainy; the trip back was mostly clear skies. This […]
We have been a part of a co-op that meets every Wednesday, but we have not be regularly enrolled in the courses because of our other, every Friday, co-op. However, Wednesday’s group does occasional presentation luncheons, and this month’s presentation luncheon was on ancient or medieval Italy. Since Raisin recently had finished reading Magic Tree House #13: […]