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Saturday, September 18, 2010

Week Two

Mara illustrating "femina, ae, f."
Grammer:  Latin Nouns; Nominative case: compare to third person pronouns in English. First Declension Nouns. Gender importance.

     Monday chant: agricola, amita, famula
Draw a picture of the meaning of each noun.
     Tuesday chant: femina, incola, puella
Draw a picture of the meaning of each noun.
    Wednesday chant: all six latin words
Discuss the importance of learning the gender of Latin nouns.
    Thursday chant: all six latin words.
Exercise B in Lesson 2 of Matin’s Latin.  First Declension Nouns.
     Friday chant: all six Latin chants.
Drill again. Review.

Reading and Literature
Tanglewood Tales - continue
The Wind in the Willows  - Begin
The Island Story: The Coming of the Romans - I am to read aloud
Burgess Animal Book - Mara to read aloud, narrate, I to read aloud.
Poetry - Why? Mara to Read and Memorize
Julius Caesar - I am to read aloud.
Aesop’s Fables -The Jay and the Peacock - Mara to read and narrate back.

Finish Cuneiform project
Add new events and dates to timeline.
Do a fast-forward of events to 509 B.C. Read through to Chapter 23 in History book. Make notes of projects to go back to for any downtime later in the term.

Journal Page Ideas for this week:
Draw a map of the Tigris, Euphrates, Persian Gulf and Nile River.
Illustrate the Trojan Horse.
Draw a picture of La Lupa.
Illustrate a fable
Draw a picture of the different orders: Doric, Ionic, Corinthian
Proverbs Memorization and Journaling for this week:
    A soft answer turneth away wrath; but grievous words stir up anger.
    A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
    Let another man praise thee and not thine own mouth.

Make note of any misspellings within journal pages to begin weekly spelling list.

Unit 4. Vocabulary: difference, more and fewer, number sentences, minus
Subtracting 6 or less.
Monday: Provide instruction for Subtraction, pages 95-98
Tuesday: Provide instruction for  vertical form, pages 99-100
Wednesday: pages 101-105
Thursday: pages 106-109

Science: Terms: Carolus Linnaeus: Binomial Nomenclature, Species, Genus

Extras: The Roman Arch activity 
             Greek Columns Coloring Pages 
             Stone Age Mini Books

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