# Category: Curriculum

## What I Learned Today 2/12/15

Non-Fiction: Newspaper Article Today I read a newspaper article Meme sent me about Harper Lee. She is coming out with a sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird. It's called Go Set A Watchman. Here is a summary of the article: Go Set a Watchman is actually Harper Lee’s first novel she made. It showed scenes of Scout looking back onto…

## What I Learned Today 1/20/15

Vocabulary: Wordly Wise I completed lesson 9 in Wordly Wise then wrote my story using each vocabulary word correctly. Foxie & Friends, Part 6 Starring Foxie the Rouge Moxie the Medic Django the Knight Sorin the Barbarian Darla the Ranger Recap: Foxie is a howl away from being cured, but also to be forever growling. Moxie has felt her heart…

## What I Learned Today 1/21/15

Literature: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy I started reading The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and I love it! It's so funny!!! 🙂 Chapter 1 & 2 Summary There was a small house on a hill that was owned by a man named Arthur Dent. One day, a bulldozer comes by his home. He wakes up and does his normal…

## What I Learned Today 1/14/15

History: The American Empire Many politicians felt that they needed to concern themselves with other countries around the world to grow their market reach to get more money. War wasn’t an option, but happened in the mist of Cuban people revolting against Spain. The Usa’s government was not concerned with the citizens that rose against them, but the people who…

## What I Learned Today 1/12/15

Pre-Algebra I'm learning about equations and linear equations in pre-algebra. Important: If you add, subtract, multiply or divide the expression on one side of the equation by something, then you have to do the same to the expression on the other side of the equation. Important: When solving an equation, we can check our answer by substituting our answer back…

## What I Learned Today 1/2/15

To Kill A Mockingbird: Final Essay I finished reading TKAM. My mom assigned me the topic of the theme of COURAGE in the book. I chose three characters who showed courage and talked about it and showed evidence from the book about how they showed courage. I wrote a rough draft, edited and revised, and this is my final draft.…

## What I Learned Today 12/31/14

Vocabulary: I used each of my words correctly in my story. Foxie & Friends, Part 5 Starring Foxie the Rouge Moxie the Medic Django the Knight Sorin the Barbarian Darla the Ranger   Recap: Everyone’s lives are in peril! A sea monster has sent Darla on a quest! Django and Moxie are in a pulley situation! Foxie was bitten for…

## What I Learned Today 12/30/14

To Kill A Mockingbird: Ch 28-31 Jem and Scout went to the school that night for Scout to be a ham for the school’s pageant. They went and Scout accidentally fell asleep in the middle of the performance. Later that evening, they walked back and heard rustling. They turned, and thought that Cecil was trying to scare them. Once they…

## What I Learned Today 12/29/14

Pre-Algebra: Fractions & Mixed Numbers Important: Division by a number distributes over addition: If c is not zero, then   (A + b)/c = a/c + b/c Division by a number distributes over subtraction: If c is not zero, then   (A – b)/c = a/c – b/c Concept: When performing arithmetic with fractions, it’s often useful to simplify the…

## What I Learned Today 12/19/14

History: I had to choose a female historical person I read about in my history book to write an essay on. I chose Sojouner Truth. References: Wikipedia Sojourner Truth was born at Swartekill, New York, in 1797 and died at Battle Creek, Michigan, in 1883 when she was 86. When she was born, she was given the name Isabella Bell…