What we are readingÂ ::
The Spirituality of George Washington
NefertitiÂ ~ it was a page turner!
Power of a Positive MomÂ Â
Family Reading:Â The Marvelous Land of Oz
Bob just started readingÂ The Fellowship of the RingsÂ to the boys
Around the House :: We have been busy with vacation prep. Â We didn’t decide until Wednesday that we were leaving on Friday! Â That’s right, two days to get 8 people ready for a roadtrip 🙂
Around the Kitchen :: Â I tried making kim chi this week, with the ultimate goal of making kim chi fried rice. Â It actually turned out! Â I was HOT, but good. Â Next time I will cut down on the spice level because, well, we are wimpy.
We also hit on a green smoothie recipe that even my pickest eater was happy to drink:
1 cup water
small chunk of ginger
small handfull of baby carrots
bit of stevia
2 large collard leaves
Education :: Â Â
Jacob~4th grade :: Â Horizons,Â The Tale of Solomon the Owl, Vocabulary, Handwriting/Copywork, IEW
Jonah~2nd grade :: Â Math-U-See, various readers, Handwriting, Phonics-Explode the Code
Sarah~1st grade :: Â Math-U-See, various books, Handwriting, Phonics-Explode the Code
This week our Five in a Row book was,Â Three Names
Monday: Â Did our first read through. Â We talked about the title and the cover illustration and what we thought the book might be about from those to items. Â We talked a bit about prairies and where they are found around the world.
Tuesday: Â We made baked potatoes with butter for lunch, just like in the story
Thursday: Â We planned to learn how to play marbles, however due to vacation prep we didn’t get to it. Â I may take along a bag of marbles on vacation. Â Here is a good explanation of how to play.
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I plan to have a linky next week too ~ vacation edition! Â Have a great weekend.