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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Week 8: November 1-5

Grammar:
   Monday: Review of chapter 6, the four principal parts or the verb, personal endings, begin Chapter 7 by starting illustrations of a couple new vocabulary words. Review old vocab.
   Tuesday: Work towards completion of Vocabulary illustrations. Review singular and plural Latin nouns
   Wednesday and Thursday: Using all vocab, I say Latin sentences and Mara is to illustrate the idea... or we can discuss the idea with prompted questions such as: "Who is doing the action? How many are there? What is he doing? When is he doing it? How do you know" Exercise B and Appendix 1 for additional exercises.
   Do daily noun and verb chants.
   Friday: Read the "Just for Fun" story in Latin. Have Mara narrate the idea of the story back in English.

Science:
    Kingdom Eubacteria
    Monday: Read Science pages 22 & 23. Begin planning Eubacteria lapbook page. Include information for Autotrophs: Photo-autotrophs, Chemo-autotrophs and Heterotrophs. Include a caveat regarding Viruses on this page as well.
    Tuesday: Complete Lapbook page. Watch Video.

Mathematics:
    Continue with Unit 6, Addition and Subtraction through 10. Work on this each day.

History:
    Chapter 34. Julius Caesar. Make a Laurel Wreath Crown.
History Q/A for Review:
    Julius Caesar was born in Rome. His family claimed to be descended from Romulus, the founder of Rome. What happened when Caesar sailed out to an island in the Mediterranean Sea? He was captured by pirates. What event caused everyone in Rome to know who Caesar was? He captured the pirates and had them executed. The Senate worried that Caesar wanted to be king of Rome. Caesar had to cross the Rubicon River to return to Rome. "Veni, vidi, vici" means "I came, I saw, I conquered" in Latin. What happened to Caesar on March 15, 44B.C.? He was killed in the Senate. What month is named after Julius Caesar? July Who betrayed Julius Caesar? Brutus.

Reading:
   Read aloud Antony's speech in Shakespeare's, Julius Caesar.
   Finish The Phoenix and the Carpet
   Begin new book.
   The Island Story Chapter 5?
   Library on Wednesday this week. (Holiday on Monday/Tuesday)
   Aesop's Fables
   Tanglewood Tales: The Golden Fleece
  
Writing:
    Journal Page Ideas:
  • Senate page (use finger prints for their heads)
  • Music by Walter de la Mare
  • Bible Verses
  • Prayer
  • Cleopatra
  • Julius Caesar "Veni, vidi, vici"

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