Cycle Two – Week Thirteen

History - Draw about the industrial revolution using the History Sentence Picture Pages while reviewing the history sentence. Show the boys the steam engine section in The Way Things Work.English - Make flashcards using 5x7 cards.  On the lined side, write the indefinite pronouns.  On the blank side, draw a picture to represent the … [Read more...]

Cycle Two – Week Twelve

History - I love the idea of checking out maps and paintings displaying the Battle of Waterloo.  My guys totally love looking at artwork and asking all sorts of questions.  In this case, we'll look at images on my computer rather than printing any out.  We'll look for weather, terrain, attire, weaponry, gear, etc.  The map can … [Read more...]

Cycle Two – Week Eleven

  History - Read The Declaration of the Rights of Man, 1789 English - Make flashcards for the pronouns using 5x7 notecards. Latin - Copy the first conjugation endings. Science - We'll continue to work on our paper mache solar system.  Maybe this will be the week to add a meteor belt to our model! Math - Print these cubes to make … [Read more...]

Cycle Two – Week Ten

History - Copy and illustrate the memory work onto a history sentence picture page.  Use images of Vladimir I, the Kremlin, and Catherine the Great to inspire their drawings.  If you're on C3, use And Here We Go's history sentence review cards.  They have great pictures! We'll also incorporate the country outline of Russia into … [Read more...]

Cycle Two – Week Nine

History - Play pass the crown while reviewing the monarchs.  I also love looking up art (like the image above) of the people we're learning about for my littles to see.  We can learn so much by looking closely at art from the time.English - Copywork using traceable or fill-in-the-blank printables.Latin - Use our copies of the Latin … [Read more...]

Cycle Two – Week Eight

History - Read books about explorers.  We've found so many good ones at our local library.  Maybe even map out the routes of these explorers on one map: Dias, Amerigo Vespucci, Balboa, Magellan, and Coronado.English - Watch this simple video with a catchy song about the reflexive pronouns.Latin - Copy and recite the Latin endings.Science … [Read more...]

Cycle Two – Week Seven

History - Read The 95 Theses by Dr. Martin Luther.Latin - Copy the Latin work on blank notebook paper.English - Write the possessive adjectives on sticky notes and attach them on items around the house.  I have a feeling they'll like this and we'll do it more than once. :)Science - Draw a five point star and label each arm with the five kinds … [Read more...]

Cycle Two – Week Six

History - Check out books from the library on the famous men of week six or should I say, the renaissance. Latin - Match the endings using two copies of the Latin pronunciation helps.  English - As a group, write the possessive nouns on sticky notes and attach them to various items around the house.   Math - The skip counting mazes and … [Read more...]

Cycle Two – Week Five

History - Compare map of the Hundred Years War with modern day France and England boundaries.  Maybe set up army guys in various battle positions.Latin - Use Latin pronunciation helps to review the endings.  I'll use notecards to cover one ending at a time to see if my littles can identify which one is covered.  By the end, I'll have … [Read more...]

Cycle Two – Week Four

History - Read (probably not all of) the Magna Carta.Latin - Use the Latin pronunciation helps to practice endings.English - Have boys group themselves or things into nominative pronouns and take a picture of that pronoun example.  Each boy will take a turn reciting and photographing, so the pronoun example is from their … [Read more...]