Wednesday & Thursday – Feb. 20th & 21st

Wednesday:  Lenten Sacrifice – Read to someone else a favorite book today.  Glorious Mystery – The Assumtion for Rosary decade.

Violet:
Latin – Translations pg 3
Math – Analyzing Schedules, worked some problems
Grammar – Day 2; Gender differentiations
Geography – Doing NB pages on VA & WVA

Matthias:
Latin – finished 2nd page translations, derivatives with Me
Math – Evaluating Expressions; worked a few more problems from me
Grammar – Stories W/A View oral with me
Science – weather check and Cloud Nomenclature cards; learning definitions

Seamus:
Chose Short Chains & Squares and worked independently through them ALL!
Tale of Tiggy Winkle video w/SP

Sean-Paul:
Bead Stair, Lego Board & Color Bears Sort w/Matthias
BP video w/Seamus

Three olders, afternoon skiing with the Principal :))))

Sean-Paul & I napped, knitted, watched Miss Potter and made a yummy batch of Chocolate White Chocolate Chip Cookies, mmmm.

Favorite noodle casserole from freezer for dinner!

Thursday:  Lenten Sacrifice – Memorize Consecration to Mary Prayer, pray daily, Luminous Mystery Baptism of Jesus – rosary decade

Violet:
Latin – derivatives w/Me
Math – drilled reducing fractions
Grammar – excellent lesson on evaluating an Outline and it’s components in relation to her narrative she is studying, outstanding lesson!!
Geography – worked more on her WVA NB page, sorted Trees clippings for later use for US Geography box 🙂

Matthias:
Math – division drill
Piano – 4o minutes, nice 🙂
Science – weather check

Seamus:
Worked through Booklets 1-7 for Short Chains & Squares 🙂
RA to me from Primer, then I taught him next two lessons
Sand Writing Tray work; letters and 3-letter words from Primer

Sean-Paul:
a little out of sorts this morning ;(

We’re expecting a very special visitor for a long weekend, we pick G-Pa up at the airport later today, off for the rest of the week!!  Hope yours is grand 🙂

Tuesday – Feb. 19th

Lenten Scarifice – Learn a Psalm of Thanksgiving today.  Rosary decade – Agony in the Garden.

Violet:
Latin – translations independently, derivatives
Math – worked some problems on percents
Grammar – 1st day lesson 11, more on expository writing, wrote first impressions of her reading
Geography – Worked on Virginia/West Virginia NB page
Lots of independent reading in afternoon
Prepared dinner for us tonight!

Matthias:
Math – lesson on computer, Evaluating Expressions
Latin – partial 2nd page translations
Worked w/S-P
Piano 45 minutes
Outside Play!

Seamus:
Read aloud the first five Little Stories for Little Folks to me, then Moveable Alphaet words
Short Bead Chains and Squares Presentation w/Me; placed arrows, AWESOME!!
Outside Play!

Sean-Paul:
Sorted Color Bears w/Matthias
St. Patrick video (he loves this one)

Lunchtime RA today – The Holy Twins

Nap and knitting time, blog checks, afternoon clean-up, dinner prep, outside time with boys after S-P’s nap.

Violet prepared dinner tonight, yummy!!

Monday – Feb. 18th – Washington’s Birthday!

Lenten Sacrifice – Offer every action to god today!

Morning RA – George Washington and the Cherry Tree from The Children’s Book of Virtues

Violet:
Math – Percents
Latin – Lesson 8; copied vocab
Grammar – last day of lesson writing
Baked Star Scones for Teatime
Outside Play
Crafts & Reading most of afternoon!

Matthias:
Math – lesson 105 on computer; dividing by 10; worked some problems
Latin – new lesson 13; uploaded vocab to Excel program
Teatime
Lots of Reading
Outside Play
Piano 45 minutes

Seamus:
Colored Rainforest Picture
New McGuffy Primer reading practice w/Me
Moveable Alphabet; spelled Primer words
Traced over Script letters from Primer
Teatime
Outside play

Sean-Paul:<Bitty Baby Play
Teatime
Outside w/Me

Fun Washington’s b-day Teatime with Star Shaped Scones; RA – Meet George Washington selected ch’s

Lunchtime RA – Part of Ch 3 Linnets & Valerians

Naptime – worked on book, older three PS 2 Star Wars, Sissy baked Cherry pie for dessert tonight!

Dinner – Romano Turkey Burgers, Carrots, and Roasted Red Potatoes!!

Cherry Pie in honor of George Washington!!

Thurs & Friday – Feb. 14th -15th

Thursday:  Valentine’s Day delights!  Lenten Sacrifice – Make a Spiritual bouquet for someone today!

Party with Home school friends for the afternoon!

Dinner with sweetie, kids special movie dinner night!

Friday:  Lenten sacrifice – water or black tea only today! Rosary decade, The Crucifixion.

Violet:
Latin quizzes for Lesson 6 & 7
Math – chose to do a test today, excellent refresher!
Typed out Lenten Scripture reading for today

Matthias:
Latin – quiz
Math – drilled

Seamus:
Pattern Blocks
Little Stories for Little Folks; read At Mass to himself
Read-Alouds: Blueberries for Sal, Make Way for Ducklings, One Morning in Maine, The First Dog

Sean-Paul:
Ball Play most of the morning
Listened to RA’s with Seamus & I

Grilled Cheese for lunch with Lenten Scripture reading.  Outside playtime, we’re getting a significant melt!!!

Stations tonight and Soup Supper.

Wednesday – Feb. 13th

Lenten sacrifice – Do someone else’s chore today 🙂 Rosary decade- The Resurrection.

Violet:
Math – drills
Latin – 3rd page Translations; adjectives modifying direct objects, derivatives
Book Sharing – 3 Poems from The Complete Flower Fairies, pg 237-239 from Besty & the Great World (about the Passion Play), pg. 37 of Francie on the Run, Several Selections from her Daring Book for Girls

Matthias:
Math – drills
Latin – finished second page translations & derivatives; loading all his Latin vocab into an Excel spreadsheet in his hand-me-down pocket PC from daddy 🙂
Book Sharing – Ch 25 from A Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, Pg 165…from #5 Hardy Boys Hunting for Hidden Gold, pg 48 from Robin Hood

Seamus:
Valentine picture for daddy
Hundreds & Thousands Chain & Arrows
Snack

Sean-Paul:
Golden beads in ten bead tray
St. Nicholas DVD
Snack
RA: 1 is One & Around the Year by Tasha Tudor, Who is Ben by Charlotte Zolotow

Book Sharing Time: Everyone choose 3-4 from different genres fiction/non-fiction/etc and share certain sections/pages/quotes, etc.

My list – The Violet poem from Harp & Laurel Wreath, Read Aloud pg. 37 of Winter Holiday by Arthur Ransome and a little from Ch 1 of Ivanhoe (hysterical)

Lunchtime RA:  Linnets & Valerians today!  Baked potatoes.

Afternoon of Valentine making and prep for a hsing group party tomorrow.  Knitting and Classical Music.

Mediterranean Chicken for dinner, early ballet for Violet.

Tuesday – Feb. 12th

Lenten sacrifice: No sweets today!

Violet:
Math – More decimal work
Latin – Drill page and declensions
Grammar – Proper and Common Nouns lesson
Geography NB page; Pennsylvania

Matthias:
Math & Latin before breakfast today!
Piano 35 minutes
Built Marble Shoot for little boys
Geography NB page; Pennsylvania

Seamus:
Cars Coloring Page
Snack
Marble shoot

Big day of skiing with daddy by himself for the afternoon!!!

Sean-Paul:
Musical Instruments
Parts of Bird and Seed Puzzles w/Me, Snack
Marble Shoot

Leftover yummy Spaghetti for lunch and began yet another RA with Matthias & Violet- The Sentinel.

Afternoon of knitting, writing, and more Old Fashioned Girl w/Violet. 

Monday – Feb. 11th Our Lady of Lourdes

Another slow start Monday…Lenten Sacrifice: Build Grotto for OL of Lourdes!

Violet:
Math lesson on symmetry.
Latin – new lesson, overview. LC II progressing nicely.
Grammar – Writing day, more on personification.
History – Read section on Vikings, preparing an outline/narration for tomorrow
Baked Tart Tatins for teatime (and one to save for after dinner w/daddy

Matthias:
Math on computer; rounding decimals
Latin – new lesson overview, chants
Science – Weather temp check/recording
Grammar – weather words
Begin Courage of Sarah Noble; read Ch 1 and narrated

Seamus:
Block Puzzle (tiger)
Opposites booklet, cut outs
many snacks in between these activities

Sean-Paul:
RA Go Dog Go! with Me
Rice Box
Saint Bernadette video

Outside playtime before and after lunch to build the Our Lady of Lourdes Snow Grotto!!!

Lunchtime RA: Part of Ch 3 Beorn the Proud

Tart Tatin for Teatime, early dinner and then Ballet for Violet!