Monday, August 16, 2010

Day 6

Alexei, Grade 4
math p 34-39 : rounding numbers in the tens, hundreds, & thousands
spelling p 3-6 : words with short vowels
grammar p 1-4 : selecting declarative and interrogative sentences
English p 42-43 : picking out simple subjects
read book of choice for 15 minutes
science p 18-23 : read about using the scientific method, and experiment predicting how many pennies Thursday's straw structure can hold up

Alexei works on math while Stripey guards the school table

Alexei's new and improved straw building, ready for pennies - he estimated it would hold up 15

the penny cup, completely full and the building still standing tall

holding up two full cups of pennies - who knew?

finally one penny cup fell off, but the building never toppled! 124 pennies later!

Ibis, Grade 2
Poor baby wasn't feeling well so she took today off. This is what those built-in Friday review days are perfect for!

Coral, pre-K
color Bb letter template
color, sort, and glue brown, gray, and black animals (from workbook)
read together and act out Pretend You're a Cat by Jean Marzollo - I can't say enough good things about this fun book!

Coral pretends she's a dog, from the book Pretend You're a Cat

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