We worked on declining a noun from the third declension. We used the verb – rex, regis – king. We also practiced declining first and second declension nouns. servus, servi – slave, victoria, victoriae – victory, Maria, Mariae – Mary and gladius, gladii – sword I showed my girls how to translate the words differently
I love coming across scripture that tells about nature and God’s design of creation. I have a whole section of this blog devoted to nature scriptures. So, I have been looking for scriptures that relate to the science we are learning this year. Week 7 mentions types of reproduction and in a search for “eggs”
[This post contains affiliate links.] On our labor day road trip, we listened to this missionary story on audio book. It’s one of our favorites – the story of Lilian Trasher (as a part of the Christian Heroes Then & Now Series). The subtitle is The Greatest Wonder in Egypt. So, as we are studying ancient
Typically, my approach to CC is: casually review throughout the week check out library books on topic research in more depth and give a presentation on something we learned two or three times a semester, not every week draw what we are learning, using our drawing books answer the questions the kids ask me about
Cycle 1 Latin focuses on nouns. We learn the Latin cases in the order that they will memorize endings when learning Latin in Challenge. The order matters – it’s always in the following order: Nominative – subject Genitive – possessive Dative – indirect object Accusative – direct object Ablative – object of the preposition
Our science cycle this coming year will touch on rocks, rock identification, natural bridges, and other geological formations. I would like to share with you my family’s experience and some of the resources we like that will go along with this study of rocks. My daughter has been waiting for YEARS for her opportunity
[This post contains affiliate links.] There’s a lot of discussion out there about what to add to your curriculum. Are the children getting enough? Will they be ready for Challenge (or college!)? What can I do for morning time? or read alouds? or living books? what about writing? what about Latin? I’m really about keeping
ROCKS The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is he. Deuteronomy 32:4 Israel landscape My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge, my savior; you save
CC Cycle 1 Week 8 Seeds We have enjoyed these books from the library These books go nicely with Week 8 Science sentence on seeds. It also touched on plant and fungi classifications.
Learning about Ziggurats Draw a ziggurat. Use the Draw & Write through History: Vol. 1 as a guide. Read excerpts from Story of the World Read about the Tower of Babel. Relate it to Timeline, History and Geography. Work on paragraph from Essentials.