Our first day of Co-op

first day co-op

What is a homeschool Co-op?  A group of families that share a passion for learning at home.  Some groups get together several times a week and other meet once a month, depending on the group.  Our group will be getting together 2 times a week to go over english literature, science, math, social studies, history, arts, crafts, and what ever else we come up with. The main point is to let the girls get together 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

Writing Jungle – Scramble States

This morning we started doing a writing assignment  where we do dictation every day.  The first day (today) we chose a poem from Shel Silverstein poems, “Stupid Pencil Maker” and “Signals”.  The 1st day you just copy the poem, 2nd day you leave some blanks read the poem to the girls and then let them try to spell the words correctly left out. Second day you read the poem and the girls try to write Continue reading