|May 30-June 5|
|Hot Fudge Sundae Ice Cream Cake|
Quentin and I were fitted for new glasses.
The kids went bowling with friends.
Steven and Katie went to the dentist.
I am busy gathering and making decisions on what we will be studying and what materials we will use next year. So far, I have decided on our math, English (except Sam's) and science texts and course of study.
- Name all the parts of speech in the following paragraph. (Paragraph taken from their history or science texts.)
- Choose the correct verb forms in the following sentences...(Sentences taken from their history or science texts.)
When?We added events to our timeline.
Diocletian reorganizes Empire
Constantine wins Battle of Milvian Bridge
Edict of Milan
Last Emperor, Romulus Augustulus; End of the Roman Empire in the West
We read about who was important during this time. We read mainly from Famous Men of Rome. They made a notebook page, writing down what they had learned.
Constantine the Great
Where?We added place names to our map.
|The Roman Soldier|
We focused on the soldier, the armor he wore and weapons. (I will be posting pictures soon.) We made a catapult last week.
Latin RootsThis week we learned numbers in Latin - (1) Unus, (2) Duo, (3) Tres, (4) Quattuor and (5) Quinque.
We focused on the Horn of Africa. We will be working on this area for a few weeks.
Our summer projects are starting to mix with the finishing up of our school year's work.
Katie's garden is doing quite nicely...
and my lettuce garden is thriving. It loves the mostly shade of the front yard.
|In the Kitchen|
This week we are trying something new. The dishes marked in red type are coming from a new website, Build a Menu. (I will be reviewing it in the future.)
Dinner: Cuban Style Pork Chops, Spanish Rice, Sweet and Spicy Cucumbers
Lunch: Pasta Salad
Dinner: Kielbasa with Onions, Sweet Peppers and Brussels Sprouts, Edamame Rice Salad, Kale and Cabbage Stirfry
Lunch: Steak 'ems, Chips, Edamame Caprice Salad
Dinner: Pasties, Tuscan Bean Salad
Dinner: Baked Potato Bar, Greek-style, Steamed Kale
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