Who was Annie Oakley?

annie oakley

Annie Oakley, one of America’s greatest and all time coolest women that ever lived.  She was a sharp shooter and one of the best know for her show with Buffalo Bill.  I thought it would be fun to read about Annie Oakley because it would show how a determined little girl never gave up.  How she practiced and practiced shooting till she got it right every time. Annie Oakley was an independent women who had Continue reading

Writing Jungle poem assignment

This morning while the girls watched Harry Potter, they did there writing jungle assignment.  Today we copied a poem, tomorrow they use the same poem but fill in the blanks and try to spell the words right, and then on Wednesday they have to find all the mistakes I made when I typed the poem. We finished 2 more chapters about Sacagawea – so we did a video to show what we learned… We also went to Continue reading

Sacagawea biography

Ok we started this last year, read 3 or 4 paragraphs, lost the book, started reading it again toward the end of year and then took a long break but have finally read the 2nd paragraph…I think the girls and I are just not into Lois and Clark and Sacagawea, but that is the great think about unschooling is that we can put it down for 6 months and come back to it again and Continue reading

Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss was a boy who loved zoos and drawing silly animals. He was a college student voted “least likely to succeed”. Dr. Seuss was an author and illustrator who changed children’s book forever. His phone # was one digit off from a fish market – when people would call and order fish, Dr.Seuss would draw a silly picture of the fish they ordered and deliver it to them He added Dr. to his signature when he became famous  because Continue reading

J.K. Rowling

J.K.Rowling is one of my favorite authors who wrote one of my all time favorite books, Harry Potter. I am not an avid reader but I loved the whole Harry Potter series. The girls and I are currently reading a biography of J. K. Rowling. We have done a video on the first part of the book and will continue to read and discuss the book as we finish the biography. Seahorses… We also read Continue reading