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Okay, I am clearly planning WAY too much to fit into each week. Typical. So this will hopefully be a bit of a pared-down kind of week.
All our butterfly materials are here for the next Living Learning Science unit, plus a video, plus we went to visit a butterfly conservatory last week, but my heart is totally not in science… still, since the kids are interested, I guess we’ll shlep through it.
I’d love to see what YOUR Jewish homeschool family is up to this week!
Sunday (today): Bob Books Reading: Set 2, one new book, one old book
- Davening (if time before swim)
- Swimming lessons
- Hebrew: Begin reading/writing book קריאה ועוד (Migdalor) – Naomi liked it! It comes with stickers! (some, not too many)
- Hebrew: Continue with alef-bet learning site
- Hebrew story reading (library book: כובעים למכירה = Caps for Sale!)
Hebrew writing: finish “Ants” sheet – we never finished last week!!!oh, well… some things just don’t work out, I guess.
- Planned a Little House on the Prairie-thon to finish the last 2 chapters… and then couldn’t find the book! Watched the pilot on YouTube instead! Somebody has helpfully posted a condensed (key scenes only) version of pilot in 4 easy-to-watch 7-9 minute episodes: here’s Part 1 (just look for Parts 2-4 from the same user). Naomi REALLY enjoyed the “movie.” And I enjoyed how fast it was to watch!
- Started our brand-new Book of Centuries! I explained it to her and together, we looked up dates and added the following: Laura Ingalls, Avraham Avinu, Naomi Rivka, Bubby, Mommy, Christopher Robin, Beethoven. After she went to bed, I found illustrations to go with our hand-written entries and glued them in. History is coming to life already…
Tuesday (Ted’s late day):
- Davening w/Ted
- Tuesday-morning aerobics: kids home with Ted @ Mrs ViKi?
Sort, Pattern, Graph (both kids) for sorting, graphing & patterning activities including this one ( thanks to Mommzy for the tip-off!)
- Introduced graphing with a rice bin treasure hunt: searching for fridge magnets. Sorted 24 found fridge magnets: big letters, small letters, numbers. Counted and tally-marked each group. Then sorted them into 6 rainbow colours. Counted and tally-marked each group, talked about MOST, LEAST. Graphed the groups on a rainbow graph and analyzed for MOST, LEAST, MORE THAN, SAME, LESS THAN, BETWEEN.
- Science: “Suggested reading” - butterflies
- Science/Hebrew: Reread הזחל הרעב (The Very Hungry Caterpillar)
Science: Butterflies colouring page & labelling
- Science/Art: Butterflies bingo-dauber page (GZ did one, too!)
- Science/Hebrew: “Butterfly” Hebrew maze/copywork sheet
- Math: Miquon Orange & rods
Math/Science: Split-pea bin or change it up and use rice? Hide objects in the rice/peas? Make it more fun.done on Tuesday!
- Handwriting Without Tears: Letters and Numbers for Me
- Phonics: Explode the Code
- Starfall Books / Activities
- Outdoor time & narration (weather permitting)
- Outdoor time (weather permitting)
- Science/Reading together: Continue “butterflies” reading selections or video, update reading/library log
- Science: summary/narration
- Continue Butterflies sheet in Hebrew
- Start Parsha (from My First Parsha Reader)
- Easy Parsha Cut n’ Paste Activity (download from e-chinuch here)
- Family library time (& my Thursday-night aerobics class)
- BRCD Sign with Young Children
- Parsha Review
- NEW: Parsha Narration & illustration – I hope!
- Gdcast parsha video (yes, it’s a reward for getting to the narration)
Resources We’re Enjoying this Week:
My own homemade printables (click for full size):