Sunday, June 30, 2013

Summer of Success- week 4


Well July is almost here!We had a rough time this week with my toddler's reaction to Amoxicilin.He is doing a lot better now! We are going to stomp away from dinosaur to learn more about how America came to be!We will be doing some fun crafts and get to see dessert animals at the library.

Here is a break down of week
Scripture:Doctrine and Covenants 98:5
" And that law of the land which is constitutional, supporting that principle of freedom in maintaining rights and privileges, belongs to all mankind, and is justifiable before me."
Nursery Rhyme:Fourth Day of July by Jean Warren
Colors:red,white and blue
Shape:star and rectangles
Skills to work on daily-reading,writing,math

Monday: Declaration of Independence/ visit library
Tuesday:Liberty bell, firework activities,indoor picnic
Wednesday:Statue if liberty/library program
Thursday:4th of July BBQ
Friday:prepare for next weeks lesson

Wake up and do family contributions .They earn points and prizes.
9-10 1 hr of schooling-lesson,worksheets, reading,activities for theme or unit
11-12 outside /do things on bucket list
12-2 lunch and quiet time
2-3 snack &outside time
4-5 dinner prep,inside activities, dinner clean up
5-7free time and bedroom clean up
7-8 quiet time
8 in bed can read do things quietly until fall asleep
This is a very flexible schedule and I know there will be late nights :)

For the one hour of schooling is broken down by age as follows:
8 and up-daily tally of minutes read.add them to next days tally for math.fix misspelled sentences,word of the week found in dictionary. There will be words from reading too.After reading a book write character, plot,setting,climax and main ideas. Reading and picking an animal or whatever the interest.Prepare a report.This report will be broken down as data is collected and be done at child's pace.Weekly grocery list written and plan one meal.Counting practice and practice telling the time may also be done.An occasional spelling test might be given.Each subject will take 15 min.

5-7 year old will work on sight words,word families.Writing ideas and punctuation. They can write words for grocery list and identity what it starts with. Basic addition and subtraction will also be done.Counting by 2's and 5's and 10's.

2-4 letter,number,shape and color of the day.It is basically repetition at this point and lots of play.For the grocery list they can associate pictures with their corresponding words. They can also work on counting 1-10.

3 months-24 months
The more reading and singing the better! We earn nursery rhymes and play,explore.The older babies/toddlers may be able to count from 1-3.

Writing prompts for the week:
If you could be a character in a book who would you be?why?
Which site important to the founding of America would you want ti see?why?
What do you want to know about your Grandparents? ......
What was your favorite activity this week?

Hope you all have a happy and successful Summer!

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