Category: history

What I Learned Today 11/24/14

I got to spend the weekend with my great grandma and grandpa. It's fun going up on weekends. Grandma makes me special stuff to eat. She made me really good onion soup this time, and she baked five pies for Thanksgiving!!! I took this really good picture of her: Big History Project Ch 5: 1. I learned that people say…

What I Learned Today 11/4/2014

Cub Scouts/Whittling: I finished my whittling project today. I made my mom a sunrise out of white soap, and then I whittled a heart out of purple soap. That one smells like lavender. I didn't cut myself at all. Ancient Civilization: I learned interesting facts about monks. You can see my answer in the picture below! I learned several interesting…

What I Learned Today 11/3/2014

Ancient Civilization: Today I started Minecraft Homeschool class, Castles and Cannons. The main theme for the first two weeks is peasants. I learned a lot of things about them. I learned that peasants were forced to work in exchange to keep their land and had to give everything they got from 50 days out of the year. Most people now…

What I Learned Today 10/27/14

History/Ancient Civilization: I am excited because I am enrolled in the Minecraft Homeschool Castles and Cannons class, which starts next week, but this week is orientation week where I learn out how the class works. This is an Ancient Civilization class, so it is part of history. Here is what I’m going to learn (I copied their description): Join us…

What I Learned Today 10/02/2014

Nonfiction/Opinion Writing Today I chose not to write about Dornob, but to write about a different article instead.Miss Judy sent my mom an article you can find at http://newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/blog/2014/08/21/children-autism-extra-synapses-brain/. It’s from Columbia University Medical Center and is titled “Children with Autism Have Extra Synapses in Brain: Maybe possible to prune synapses with drug after diagnosis.” This new drug basically makes…

What I Learned Today 09/15/2014

Lord of The Flies Themes: Civilization & Innocence   Civilization Theme:
 1. Are Ralph and Piggy the only defenders of civilization on the island? What does “civilization” mean to them?   Anything that is “civilized” to Ralph is just something that an adult would do. He said it a lot in the book, so I think he believes it. Simon…

9/11 Unit

Teaching 9/11 provides a window into creative and probing approaches teachers have taken to introduce the subject of 9/11. Discussion of 9/11 is not a mandatory lesson in most classrooms across the country. However, many educators want to be sure their students learn about this pivotal event so they can participate in our world as knowledgeable and discerning citizens. Lessons…