Sunday, October 28, 2018

Braces (79/180)

R went to parkour.

J danced several times.

All the kids attended their MAHC classes.

D attended circus class, and tried out a dance class.

R, D and J attended a Halloween party.

W got braces!  Here's a before and after (he also got a haircut.)



(Never mind the nose.)

In other news, I hurt my back and so we didn't do much besides the absolute necessities this week.

This week included 4 days of instruction.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Hip Hop (75/180)

R went to parkour.

J went to dance a couple of times.  Here she is in Hip Hop:


All the kids attended their Fall 2 session classes at MAHC including:

J: 4s & 5s, Science Experiments You Can Eat
D: Map Making, SEYCE, Yoga
R: Games, Teen/Tween Storytime, Chess & Checkers
W: Games, US Government, Literary Magazine

D went to circus.

R played soccer several times.

W had a doctor's appointment, learning more about asthma.

All the kids attended their religious education classes.  R's youth group served 'weird' foods and learned a bit about them; W's youth group attended a Planned Parenthood speakers event.

All the kids worked with LOF.

W read independently.  He also received feedback about a paper he wrote for his US Government class, and listened to Science Friday podcasts.  He cooked dinner for the family and made Latkes from scratch and baked several (some more successful than others) batches of cookies.  W rode his stationary bike.

R read with support.  He watched some documentaries.

D and J practiced reading.  D worked with Handwriting Without Tears and J worked with Explode the Code.

I read to the girls:

Wind FlyersWind Flyers by Angela Johnson

This week included 6 days of instruction.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Academ, Pompeii, and Clay (69/180)

W played D and D several times.

R went to parkour.

J went to dance several times.

We finished our Fall 1 session at MAHC.





D went to circus.  R played soccer several times.

J, D and W attended their religious education classes.

W, R, D and J worked with LOF.  W read independently: Academ's Fury (Codex Alera, #2)Academ's Fury by Jim Butcher.  R read with support:
The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 (I Survived, #10)The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 by Lauren Tarshis.  D and J practiced reading.

D worked with Handwriting Without Tears.  J worked with Explode the Code.

I read to the girls:


Sweetest Kulu (English)Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk


Quit Calling Me a Monster!Quit Calling Me a Monster! by Jory John.

W watched two episodes of VSauce.

This week included 6 days of instruction.






Sunday, October 7, 2018

Soccer finally in full swing (63/180)

R went to parkour and J went to dance several times.

All the kids attended their MAHC classes.

D went to circus.

R played soccer several times.  It took a while for his season to get off the ground due to the rain we've been having, but they're on it now!  His team even actually won a game, in which he scored a goal!


D and J had a successful dentist appointment with no cavities.

R, D and J attended their religious education classes which included learning a lot about fire safety, as the story for the day was about a serious fire the church had many years ago, and what they did to recover and prevent future fires.

All the kids worked with LOF.

W read independently.  R read with support.  D mastered Summer (Bob Books Plus For Beginning Readers)Summer by Bobby Lynn Maslen.  J completed a re-read of the whole Bob Books first set!

D worked with Handwriting Without Tears.  J worked with Explode the Code.

I read to the girls:


Angles Are Easy as PieAngles Are Easy as Pie by Robert Froman


One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the GambiaOne Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia by Miranda Paul


Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of ColorsGolden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors by Hena Khan.

This week included 6 days of instruction.