The ProphetMath: He started Math U See Epsilon. He finished lessons 1-2 and is almost finished with lesson 3.
History: He read chapter 1 of The Story of the World Volume 3. He filled out the map and wrote a short summary of the chapter. Topics covered were the beginning of discovery of the Americas and treatment of the Native Peoples. He outlined the Encyclopedia section for this chapter.
Science: He read chapter 1 of Biology Level 1. He learned how to classify living things. He did the chapter experiment. He found 11 items and categorized them.
Writing: Italics Handwriting D pages 1-3. Winston Grammar Lessons 1-3. Nouns and articles. He did Lesson 1 of Writing Strands 3. He did outlining in History.
Reading: The Dark Frigate-2 chapters. Treasure Island Comic book by Marvel. Don Quixote and the Windmills by Kimmel.
The PeacemakerMath: He started Math U See Gamma this week. He printed out a multiplication chart to keep track of his progress in memorizing the multiplication table. He finished lesson 1 and started lesson 2. He learned about multiplication and area of a square and rectangle. He learned the three different ways to write a multiplication problem. Lesson 2 covered the factors of O and 1.
History: He read chapter 1 of The Story of the World Volume 3. He filled out the map and I wrote his Narrations for the two sections we read together. Topics covered were the beginning of discovery of the Americas and treatment of the Native Peoples. He did the coloring pages. He did a project that helped him realize how much Gold was taken from the Native people's by the Spanish.
Science: He read chapter 1 of Biology Level 1. He learned how to classify living things. He did the chapter experiment. He made cards for the different classification levels. He then practiced putting these in order. He caught crickets with his younger brother. They have been feeding and observing them this week. His apple and avocado trees are growing beautifully in his terrarium.
Writing: He started First Language Lessons 3. He did 4 Lessons this week. He learned about Nouns. He did daily spelling Tests with Spelling Power. He made it to Group A List 2.
Reading: Don Quixote and the Windmills by Kimmel. Magic Treehouse 2: Knights Before Dawn.
The WarriorMath: He started Math U See Primer. He is up to lesson 3.
History: He listened to Story of the World: Volume 1. He did the map work for Chapter 1. We read the first chapter of The House in the Big Woods. He asked me questions about the house. We discussed how they cured the meat, cooking, and refrigeration methods.
Science: He caught crickets with his older brother. They have been feeding and observing them this week. We read Bugs are Insects by Anne Rockwell. We found insects have three body parts and six legs. He picked out the insects in the pictures.
Game to play: Insect Dominoes
He had handwriting practice with his phonics letters and in Explode the Code 1. He learned the definition of a noun in Chapter 1 of First Language Lessons 1.
Reading: He finished pages in Explode the Code. He is using Progressive Phonics to learn to read. It's working very well. It's the first thing I've tried that has actually produced results. He read book 1.3 and did a few of the activity sheets that went along with it. They included some cutting and pasting of words, handwriting skills, and a memory game of the words dad, dod, and bob.
Read Alouds: Little House in the Big Woods, Bugs are Insects, and The Butterfly Jar