Pics from the Week:
MATHWe use Saxon Math, which for the most part I enjoy & Capt. N seems to be learning new math skills. Every 5th lesson is also a review & assessment of things the should have learned. So, I like to do the 4 lessons earlier in the week & on Friday do that 5th lesson. This works well on a 5 day week, not so well on a less than 5 day week. This week was a 4 day week, as is the week after next. So, I opted to split these 3 weeks into only 10 lessons (as opposed to the 15 it should be - at least in my mind). But, I loved that it worked out this way because I've added lots of other fun math things to our schedule including this Gallon Guy.
|Here's the link for Gallon Man, or as I call him Gallon Guy. What a fun way to remember measurements!|
|Awhile ago I bought these book, the addition one for Mr. T & the multiplication book for Capt. N. This week I finally had the chance to give him one of the worksheets.|
|The mosaics have some kind of pattern or recognizable shape when complete.|
|Capt. N started learning to write cursive this week. He is so excited. I think it's making him feel like a big kid/adult. We are using Handwriting Without Tears. Not knowing which curriculum to choose, I went with this one mostly due to the fact that I read it works well with kids who are left handed. It is a different style than the cursive I was taught in school, but I think it's going to work well for Capt. N. I'm glad it doesn't have a lot of loops - I'm afraid the loops might make Capt. N's letters difficult to read. He seems to be doing fairly well with this. If I send him back to public school in a couple years, hopefully it's not too big of a deal that his cursive is different than the other students.|