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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 1/21/15

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 12/10/14

Please note: A People's History of the United States is a 1980 non-fiction book by American historian and political scientist Howard Zinn. In the book, Zinn seeks to present American history through the eyes of the common people rather than political and economic elites. So, when you see Sage's chapter summaries, the history will be much different than the history…

What I Learned Today 12/9/14

Pre-Algebra: I completed all the exercises in my Art of Problem Solving book for each of the three sections I'm studying. Vocabulary: I completed Lesson 6 and used all my words correctly in my story: Foxie and Friends 3 Starring: Foxie the Rouge Moxie the Medic Django the Knight Sorin the Barbarian Darla the Ranger Recap: Sorin mysteriously wandered off,…

What I Learned Today 12/4/14

Vocabulary: I completed lesson 5 and then wrote a paragraph using each word correctly in a story. Foxie and Friends 2 Starring Foxie the Rouge Moxie the Medic Django the Knight Sorin the Barbarian Darla the Ranger   Recap: after sailing and accidentally going to Dog’s Bottom they found a city with an avalanche of new cases of a type…

What I Learned Today 12/2/14

Minecraft Homeschool: Ancient Civilization I learned a bunch so far this week about ancient civilization. People say “a barrel of a gun” because the way you make a barrel is the way the first cannons were made. A crayfish is an iron thing with multiple cutting blades at the front and back and spikes on the four wheels it had.…