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Children of the World Day 1: Canada

Children of the World Day 1: Canada

Canada (Eskimos) I decided to start with a close country neighbor for our fist day of our Children of the World Unit Study.  We learned about Canada and Eskimos. Read:  A Beka Arithmetic 2 Lesson 60 A Beka Art Projects 2 pg. 83 Michaels Passport to Imagination 2013 pg. 14-15 Complete Flags of the World by Smithsonian Handbooks pg. 8-10 Around the World in 80 Tales by Nicola Baxter pg. 10 Children Just Like Me by Barnabas &...

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Pilgrims Day 5: The First Thanksgiving

Pilgrims Day 5: The First Thanksgiving

The First Thanksgiving Today we had fun learning the actual names of the Pilgrims who were at the very first Thanksgiving. Read: If You Were at the First Thanksgiving by Anne Kamma. Stories of the Pilgrims by Margaret B. Pumphrey pgs. 151-166 A Beka Our America (pg. 92-95) Discuss: Not only did the Indians show the Pilgrims how to plant crops, but they taught them how to fish and hunt as well. Because the Indians helped the Pilgrims with...

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Fall Fun Day 6: Apples

Fall Fun Day 6: Apples

Apples J had his cousin over for the apple day of our Fall Fun unit study.  We had a lot of fun with math, science, and art today. Read: How Do Apples Grow? by Betsy Maestro Watch: Life Cycle of an Apple Tree Discuss: Apples are a fruit. Apples belong to the “rose” family. Apples come in almost every shade of red, green and yellow. The size of apples varies from a the size of a golf ball to the size of a...

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Fall Fun Day 1: Leaves

Fall Fun Day 1: Leaves

Leaves Today we got to play out in the leaves which was lots of fun.  We also did some science, math, crafts, and literature. Read: Why do Leaves Change Colors by Betsy Maestro Watch: Why Leaves Change Color Discuss: Leaves need sunlight, water, chlorophyll (chlorophyll is what makes leaves green) and carbon dioxide to make food. As winter approaches, leaves make a coating for themselves which blocks their water source; without...

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