First of all the past 5 weeks have been great. She’s learning a lot and getting good grades. I did a more traditional structured route for homeschooling her. Her behavior and attitude is kept up just as it would be in a classroom. I grade her work and write it all down to keep track of her averages. So I developed her first progress report for the past 5 weeks.
- Write a short story using spelling words.
- Irregular Verbs and worksheet
- Adverbs review and worksheet
- Adverbs modify worksheet
- Comparative word forms.
List of 18 words
(barnyard, blastoff, brand-new, chairperson, cupboard, hide-and-seek, homesick, ice skate, jack-o’-lantern, peanut butter, polar bear, post office, seagull, snowstorm, topsy-turvy, town crier, yardstick, zip code)
- To Walk the Sky Path by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
(we substituted a book because our library didn’t carry this)
Chapter Summaries (each day for reading)
Different reading activities for chapters.
- Worksheets everyday
Subtracting different units, reviews, Subtracting in different bases
- Different math activities.
- Vertebrates review and worksheet
- Discuss warm-blooded & cold-blooded animals
- Identify fish and mammals in the ocean. Pick one of each and compare on Venn Diagram. Discuss the endangered ocean species.
- Science word search with new terms. (gills, scales, cartilage, fins, spawning, swim bladder, lamprey and roe.) Have child use these new words in creative story.
- Research colonial careers: blacksmith, barber, miller, cooper, tailor and wheelwright. Have child explain what they do.
- Research middle colonies. Draw picture of a diagram of how a mill works.
- Research William Penn and discuss him and his role in the development of Pennsylvania.
- What people lived in the middle colonies and how did that impact the life there.