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Monday - My family and I have been blessed to be able to review Tapestry of Grace: Primer, so before my review comes out I wanted to show you some examples of what this curriculum looks like and the fun we had while learning! Today, we studied Creation in Genesis 1.
Tuesday - We read Genesis 2 and 3 today about Adam and Eve, and then Genesis 6-9 about Noah, his sons and the meaning behind the rainbow.
Thursday - Today, we read Genesis 11 on the Tower of Babel. I'm really enjoying this curriculum, because it gets us all in the Word together as a family.
Monday - The boys had to use a ruler today to measure something for their science experiment, as part of the Magic School Bus Science Club.
Tuesday - G practiced counting today in his math workbook, as he recognized which group of items had a greater number in it, and also counted pennies. He also did Lesson 12 in ABCmouse and learned about stars. B worked on fact families for 2 and 3 in his math workbook.
Thursday - We made banana bread today, and the boys helped me to measure the ingredients.
Friday - B did Lesson 53 in ABCmouse and learned more about fact families.
Monday - We looked at a map of Mesopotamia today, and the boys had to identify the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers as part of their Tapestry of Grace: Primer lesson.
Wednesday - The boys did their Little Passports kit today on World Landmarks. They learned about the Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, Great Sphinx of Giza, and the Great Wall of China. They had to match the landmarks to their respective continent. This worked out wonderfully with our Tapestry of Grace: Primer lesson also, because we learned about the continents and oceans, and the boys located these on a map in the curriculum workbook.
Friday - G did Lesson 14 in ABCmouse on learning about many professions such as a nurse, gardener, farmer, astronaut, police or fire fighter, scientist, athlete, performer, and musician.
Monday - Today, we did two experiments out of the Magic School Bus Science Club. We learned how the lungs work, from a balloon inside of a soda bottle, and also how joints help us move our limbs.
Tuesday - Our Tapestry of Grace: Primer lesson today prompted a science question from the boys: "Where our are ribs located?" (from learning about God taking Adam's rib to make Eve) From the lesson, we also told the boys how big Noah's Ark was, which is described in the lesson plan as bigger than a football field, and also 3 stories high.
Friday - B did Lesson 55 in ABCmouse and learned about The Four Seasons. The boys do both of their lessons together on the computer, so they both learn something from each others lessons.
Monday - We discussed what an author and illustrator are today as part of their Tapestry of Grace: Primer lesson. The boys also finished reading Dinosaurs Before Dark today with Daddy.
Tuesday - B did Lessons 9 and 10 in First Language Lessons today, and learned more about proper and common nouns. He also read a poem and had to answer comprehension questions by looking at a photo. He also had to do phonics of words with a,i, and o sounds in his workbook. G did Lesson 11 in ABCmouse and learned about the phonics of letters g and h. We also read the first two chapters of The Knight at Dawn, and Mama Don't Allow.
Thursday - G did Lesson 10 in 100 Easy Lessons today, and his words were am, me, see and sat. B did Lessons 11 and 12 in First Language Lessons and we read the Aesop's Fable of The Lion and the Mouse, and he had to answer some reading comprehension questions. B also worked on phonics of e, o, and u in his workbook. We also read chapters 3 and 4 in The Knight at Dawn.
Friday - B did Lesson 54 in ABCmouse called Tongue Twisters, and his sight word of the day was after and he worked on words with ch and sh letter blends. G did Lesson 13 on the phonics of i and j. Daddy read the boys chapters 5 and 6 in The Knight at Dawn.
Monday - B wrote down the definitions of author and illustrator, and Heaven, Earth and Creation as part of the Tapestry of Grace: Primer lesson.
Thursday - B wrote down Adam, Eve, Cain, Abel, Noah, Shem, Ham, Japheth, rainbow and ziggurat as part of the Tapestry of Grace: Primer lesson. G wrote the letters r and a.
Monday - Friday: It has been nice outside where we live, so the boys played outside everyday this week with their friends in the neighborhood!
Monday - The boys drew pictures of Creation as part of the Tapestry of Grace: Primer lesson, and then cut and pasted them onto a piece of construction paper.
Wednesday - Today, the boys worked on some matching puzzles and coloring in Little Passports and Tapestry of Grace: Primer.
Thursday - G worked on a worksheet for letter r today, and B cut and pasted bricks for the Tower of Babel in Tapestry of Grace: Primer.
Friday - The boys worked on some memory match in ABCmouse and also listened to the song, I'm a Little Teapot.
Thanks for stopping by to share our week! How was your first week of the new year?