The past three weeks have mainly followed the plan of the previous weeks, we've been quite happy with the children's application and diligence this Term.
As well as strengthening self-discipline some major breakthrough's have occurred and we've achieved some solid academic work.
Homeschool Science Activity Day. A whole day of information, co-operative learning and problem solving. Very well organised and received
Writing Club has started up again with Jared and us. The hour is divided into two parts, formal instruction and creative writing. Using Brandy's series on Progymnasmata as the basis of our formal instruction and 100 Writing Prompts for our creative writing ideas.
Xavier has begun instruction with a physics teacher, the teacher is very good! Ex-deputy head. Xavier and his friend C are really enjoying the lessons, finishing each one with beaming faces and delving further into the world of science after he leaves. Wonderful to see.
Moral life in Christ - instructive and spiritually enlightening
Beginning Apologetic - Instructive, Clear and Thorough
Maths Advanced - huge amount, completed half of Year 12
Working towards entering a Writing Challenge,
Began Life Science Based Lessons
Malachi is achieving the 98% of his assigned work each week!! Mastering new skills, gaining new knowledge, very impressed.
Introduction to Catholicism; Mary, Trinity & Old & New Testament
Reading Sts of Old,
Apologetic set, learning lots
Literature - Percy Jackson series, Hive, Trixie Belden, Thieves of Ostia,
Malachi achieving well in Science, History, Maths, Writing Skills, very, very proud of him
Mariah is achieving all her set work, accomplishing new skills and gaining knowledge. Very happy with her progress!
Mariah revamped her blog, and Genevieve started one. So lots and lots of planning, writing and learning occurring around here:) Exciting to see.
Poetry learnt - Mariah: All Things Bright & Beautiful, Pretty Cow and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (5 verses)
Maths - Mariah: Mastered decimals and really liking them