Monday, October 6, 2008

--added 6 new multiplication facts; reviewed all 18 several times
--reviewed tricks for nines
--reviewed missing addends, factors and subtrahends/minuends, how to solve and check
--read Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (2 chapters)
--read first 10 pgs of Eight Ate: A Feast of Homonym Riddles (Mom read the riddle and the boys guessed and spelled)--SD and Mr. D read aloud together (each taking one paragraph) first story in True Stories of Wonderful Deeds
--SD selected an article about lasers in Discovery Magazine back editions and read it to Mr. D
--Mr. D practiced piano
--Mr. D had piano lesson
--both boys read their Harry Potter books; SD finished sixth book
--boys played Uno with Chicklet
--Mom read from My Book House Vol. 1 & 2--nursery rhymes/poetry and Aesop's fables--to Chicklet and Mr. D
--Mom read Chapter 15 of The Endless Steppe to SD, Mr. D, Blondechick and Bantam17
--SD bike riding with friends
--SD practiced guitar
--SD and Mr. D helped carpenter move 2X4's, drywall
--whole family watched The Inheritance (DVD) based on the book by Louisa May Alcott

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