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    Land Animals

    Practice your part for the program. Some are still having to think about what they are going to say. I sent home the extra pages from the book that we did not have time for. These are totally optional, for those who like filling them out. They can bring them Friday to add to the Science binder. We’ve had a great year! I have so enjoyed your children. Have a wonderful summer! Kristen

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    Shurley English 6 for May 4th

    We did a great deal of work on our compositions in class last Friday.  Therefore, the rough draft is due on “The Dove and the Ant” (Lesson 8) this Friday. We are finished with the work in Shurley English 6, since we are taking our composition from our Classical Composition books.

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    Land Animals

    Gastropods and Worms Please begin reading our last chapter! And, of course, since it’s spring, go out and find some worms to bring to class Friday!! Fun!! Fun!!  We’ll be comparing our worms to see if we all found the same kind or different kinds. End of the Year Program On Friday, we discussed the end-of-the-year program. Each student needs to be prepared to say 2-5 sentences: “One of my favorite animals we learned about is the _________. The reason it is my favorite is _______________ .” Some have asked to read from a paragraph we wrote in class about our special presentations. Either option is fine with me. Since we’ll…

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    Shurley English 6 for February 16th

    Finish Shurley English 6, Chapter 20.  Don’t forget to bring your completed tests from 19 and 29 on Friday. We started Classical Composition Lesson 4, the Hare and the Tortoise, in class Friday. For this Friday do sections Variations 1 and Variations 2.  We will do the outline together in class.  Nate – we did the Three Component Parts in class Friday.

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    Shurley English 6 for November 17th

    Happy almost Thanksgiving! Please finish Chapter 12, lessons 2-5 (practice sentences, vocabulary list 2, test & the 5 paragraph essay). You only have one essay this week (I will almost never assign two essays, but you are welcome to do extra if you like!)  Please take the 3 paragraph persuasive essay you wrote last week and just expand it to a 5 paragraph essay using Reference 32 on page 26 of the workbook.  Also, use Reference 35 on page 29 to edit your paper.  I would like to see both your unedited copy and your edited copy, so please bring both.

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    Lingua Latina Advanced for November 17th

    Happy almost Thanksgiving! Read Chapter III in Latin, do not actively translate.  Take your time and read slowly. Finish Lingua Latina, Chapter III, Pensa A, B & C.  Remember to use complete sentences! Quiz for Friday:  Chapter III Grammar Sheet, sections “Personal Endings of Verbs” and “Personal Pronouns.” Also, Chapter III Vocabulary, audit through persona.