Monday, December 8, 2008

Okay, it's been awhile!

Here's what we've been working on daily:

--reading through Catherine Vos Story Bible
--finished Prince Caspian and are nearly through The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
--reading through Favorite Poems Old and New (ck title?)
--piano--Mr. D
--math: Saxon 87, 1/2 lesson a day (SD)
--math: Saxon 54, (Mr. D)--we are flying through the beginning lessons and he is doing selected problems from each lesson; we are also doing the mental math exercises.
--reading--SD is in Brisingr; Mr. D is in the Harry Potter series
--writing--haven't been writing as much as I want--only once or twice a week, a few paragraphs


--SD prepared a monologue, auditioned for The Matchmaker and got the part of Malachi Stack; has been going to two rehearsals a week and has to memorize all lines over Christmas break
--both boys have worked up a musical audition and practiced almost daily for the past three weeks, plus learning all the male voice Schoolhouse Rock songs.
--laser tag outing
--SD has been learning guitar chords from uncle, friend and other friend; has gone online for songs to teach himself
--Mr. D plays RuneScape online, also lots of games with younger bro and sis