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August 31
Aug 31st, 2012 by jacobiwan

1. Game – guess who
2. Reading – FP 5 cursive
3. Math – GWIA 7-8

4. Art – draw what I draw
5. Writing – FP 4
6. Math – number bond game he won in 10 minutes

7. Music – piano intervals and finger exercises
8. Math – mental addition, cuisinaire rods
9. Writing – FP 4

10. Geography – finished learning all 50 states
11. Spanish – Pico

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what he wrote when i told him to write a sentence on the board

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class buddies

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4 - butterfly

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4 - cube

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4 - piano

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4-supposed to be a pair of glasses but he thought it was patchett

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August 30
Aug 30th, 2012 by jacobiwan

1. Game – 3 games of Mancala, he almost tied me in one
2. Reading – FP 4 print and cursive
3. Math – SM 2-4 test

4. Puzzle – us puzzle
5. Writing – FP 3
6. Math – SM 2-4 test

7. Music – piano interval playing and recognition
8. Writing – FP 3
9. Math – SM 2-4 test

10. English – FLL 17 place nouns
11. Geography – state review

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August 29
Aug 29th, 2012 by jacobiwan

Started a bit late but we did our new schedule which I think is working out very nicely. We get done 4 hours of class and it goes by so quickly.

1. Skip
2. Reading – FP 3 (review)
3. Math – SM 2-4 workbook

4. Art – you draw what I draw, learning draw cube
5. Reading – FP 3 cursive
6. Math – SM 2-4 extra practice

7. Game –  mancala, he nearly tied me in last game
8. Writing – FP 3
9. Math – SM 2-4 games,  like we playedyesterday but today he beat his time by a minute

10. English – FLL 16 poem and full names, he knows first verse
11. Geography – Maine. To Montana,  Sheppard USA quiz 98%
12. Spanish – RS 2 reading

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a drawing he made yesterday of a fish eating people

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August 28
Aug 28th, 2012 by jacobiwan

Today we had to write some disciplinary lines as well as take mama to work during class time so we didn’t repeat the schedule exactly as yesterday but we tried to as best as we could.

1. Games. – we played a game of mancala and some chess
2. Reading – FP 2 from print
3. Math –  SM 2-4 activity 1

4. Reading – FP 2 from cursive
5. Math – SM 2-4 activity 2

5. Writing – FP 2
6. Math – SM 2-4 activity 3 with 4 decks in 3 minutes. Then part b of that activity in 2 minutes.

7. English – FLL 15 new poem
8. Geography – Maine to Oklahoma.  Sheppard quizes
9. Spanish – RS 2 listening, listening and reading

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August 27
Aug 27th, 2012 by jacobiwan

We have still been developing the best workflow and course materials for class. The last couple weeks I’ve been feeling that the longer lesson blocks have been boring him and making progress a bit tedious. Today we broke everything up into 20 minute blocks and class seemed to just breeze by.

1. Game – we played a couple games of Mandala
2. Reading – FP 1
3. Math – recognizing number of objects without counting

4. Creative – Clay and legos
5. Writing – FP 1
6. Math – same as above but with only a glance at the objects

7. Creative – legos
8. Writing – contact
9. Math – SM 2-3

10. English – FLL 14
11. Geography – Maine thru Wisconsin
12. Spanish – RS 2

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August 21
Aug 21st, 2012 by jacobiwan

9:30 – 12:00 + 4:30 – 6:00

MATH – Graded Arithmetic 5,6: started with concept of division – 70 mins

READING – word mastery and phonics pathways – 60 mins

ENGLISH – FLL : proper names, first and last names – 15 mins

MUSIC – started learning c scale – 15 mins

SPANISH – L2 – 15 mins

GEOGRAPHY – Sheppard quizes, 100% on world 1 – 15 mins

MEMORIZATION – states 1 – 15 – 15 Ins

August 17
Aug 17th, 2012 by jacobiwan

8:00 – 12:00

SPANISH – Lesson 2 (20 mins)

MATH – A counting game where we roll the die and count out cubes to goal. Then we played the number bond game, which is I think is a really good way to male sure all the combinations are learned.

READING – TRL 8, PP p35-36, OPG 43 & 44

ENGLISH – FLL 11

GEOGRAPHY – learning next 5 states

August 16
Aug 16th, 2012 by jacobiwan

8:15 – 12:45

MATH – brought out the playing cards and the poker chips. We played war by turning up 2 cards and comparing the sum. Then working on number bonds by making 2 piles of colored chips. – 60 mins

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making number bond piles

READING – 41 & 42 OPG – 40 mins

SPELLING – next two lines in blend phonics – 45 mins

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spelling

WRITING – Copywork, bat bat from mother goose – 45 mins

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bat bat

SPELLING – solving word jumbled with wood letters – 20 mins

GEOGRAPHY – 50 states memorized first 5 states – 15 mins

ASL – vocabulary and alphabet review – 10 mins

SPANISH – lesson 2 practice – 50 mins

Memorization log
Aug 16th, 2012 by jacobiwan

Months of the year – may 2012
Continents – may 2012
Days of the week – june 2012
Planets – june 2012
ASL alphabet – July 2012
“The caterpillar” – august 2012
5 classes of vertebrates – August 2012
US states – august 2012
North American countries – September 2012
South American countries – September 2012
5 largest countries – September 2012
Address – September. 2012
Birthdate – September 2012
Birthplace – September 2012
Full names of family – September 2012
Costa rica provinces – September 2012
“Work” by anonymous

August 15
Aug 15th, 2012 by jacobiwan

The plan was to have no class today since mama had the day off but mama wasn’t feeling well so she took a nap in the classroom while we did class.

11:30 – 2:00
MATH – we played the number bonds game again. Again he got to level 7. ~ 45 mins

SPELLING – first 2 lines of blend phonics short vowel review ~ 45 mins

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SPANISH – lesson 2 exercises ~ 30 mins

PUZZLE – legos helicopter ~ 15 mins

ENGLISH – FLL 10 ~ 10 mins

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