Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Homeschooling with Heart of Dakota: Unit 21


Heart of Dakota: Resurrection to Reformation - Unit 21: The Rise of Venice, the Reign of the Tudors, and the Mughal Dynasty.

Reading About History and Timeline:  Continued reading in The Mystery of History III.


History Storytime:  Still reading Mr. Pipes And Psalms and Hymns of the Reformation aloud.  And I'm a little behind so we have some catching up to do, but it's a good book so I won't mind the extra reading aloud too much.

History Project:  For this unit Funny Bunny had to draw, color, and paint a building that includes towers, turrets, and domes.  It is still in the process of being completed so I will post a picture of it next week.

Independent Reading: Around the World in 80 Days


Science:  In science she is learning about plate tectonics.


Writing:  I haven't talked about writing too much this year.  Funny Bunny is using IEW's Medieval History-Based Writing Lessons.  We really love IEW and the way they teach writing.  Funny Bunny just finished lessons 10-13 and wrote a mini research paper on Knights.  It consisted of an introduction, conclusion, 3 detailed paragraphs, and a bibliography. Wish I could share her whole report...below is just the introduction.


This week she started a story sequence chart using a selection from The Sword in the Stone.  She gets to be a bit more creative and can use dialog with the characters so she is a bit more excited about writing this story.

Extra Curricular:  Two weekends ago Funny Bunny and some friends finished up their 10-week drama and chorus classes and put on a medley type performance for their families.  It was sweet to watch and they all did an excellent job. She performed the following:

Vocal Ensemble - I See, I Hear, I Know
Vocal Solo - My Favorite Things
Vocal Trio - A Whole New World
Vocal Ensemble - Let It Go
Drama Trio - If He Hadn't Come



Don't miss a thing! Subscribe to Our Homeschool Reviews and get our articles right to your inbox!

©2010-2015 Our Homeschool Reviews. All rights reserved. All text, photographs, artwork, and other content may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form without the written consent of the author. http://ourhomeschoolreviews.blogspot.com/

0 comments: