Hymn: “Come, Ye Faithful People, Come”
- “Be Thou My Vision”
- “Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart”
- “Take My Life and Let It Be”
Bible: Psalm 100
- The Beatitudes Matthew 5:3-12
- Psalm 24
English Grammar: Continue “A Grammar Rhyme” by David B. Tower and Benjamin F. Tweed
Review English Grammar:
- Linking verbs
- State of being verbs
Science: Add parts of a flower, flowering plant reproduction cycle; review all from last month
Math: Finish sum chart; learn/review measurements:
- tablespoons and teaspoons
- liquid equivalents
- linear equivalents
- metric measurements
Poetry: Lulu–“A Slash of Blue” by Dickinson; “The Bells” by Poe
Louise–“All Things Bright and Beautiful” by Cecil Alexander and ???
Both girls will continue with the review begun last month, plus they will both add the new poem(s) they learned last month to their review.
I am hoping to encourage the girls to do their Bible study reading and questions independently as a part of what we might call their own quiet time one day. I will be available to help them, of course, but I’d like to switch back to reading aloud a chapter from the Bible instead of helping them do their study. To that end yesterday I read a chapter from Proverbs. We’ll see how that goes.
The last part of our Circle Time is spent reading aloud. I read while the children eat a snack. Right now we have three books going:
I hope to get to this one sooner rather than later, too, because we have a beach trip planned for the not too distant future:
My feeling right now is that we’re spending a little too much time on memory work. I flip flop so much between my Charlotte Mason leanings and my Classical leanings, especially as CC has informed those leanings. I’m striving to make our memory work meaningful, at least. Cindy’s posts on Morning Time and Brandy’s posts on Charlotte Mason (especially this one) have given me much food for thought.