Category: Parenting

What I Learned Today 10/16 & 10/17/2014

These two days were really busy getting ready for my weekend first cub scouts camping trip and going to doctor appointments. When my mom has doctor appointments, she gives me my workbooks to do. So I worked on grammar. So far I learned about nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. I also studied for my vocabulary test, and I learned some Latin…

What I Learned Today 10/14/14

Non-Fiction: I chose to watch a Game Theory video and write about it.   There are four things to describe sound; wavelength, period, amplitude, and frequency. Frequency measures how many ripples there are a second when you pull a string; the number of times it goes back to that position is its frequency. This measure of cycles per second is…

What I Learned Today 10/03/2014

Fiction Writing: I entered a contest in a Homeschooling magazine my mom gets. Each month they give out a topic, and the 10 kids with the best stories get published and win a prize. This month's prize is a spaceship sticker book. Topic: Your long-lost great uncle left you enough money to open your own store. Tell us about it.…

What I Learned Today 9/26/2014

Today I continued to work on the rough draft of my 9/11 oral history essay. I got a lot of responses, and so that makes it REALLY long but good. Before I started, I organized my essay by clumping similar responses together. The steps of writing are pre-writing (brainstorming), drafting, editing, and revising. I’m at the drafting step. I had…

What I Learned Today 9/25/2014

We worked on more pre-algebra multiplication using the commutative, associative, and distributive rules. I completed Vocabulary Lesson 2 yesterday and wrote more of my essay. Today, I had to write a paragraph using all 15 of my vocabulary words correctly. Here is the paragraph I wrote: Once upon a time, somewhere lived an old man and his old wife. They…

What I Learned Today 9/23/14

This is really for two days: yesterday and today. That is why it is so long. I earned my Bobcat Badge in Cub Scouts! See it hanging from my pocket? At the pack meeting Friday, we did skits and are kettle desserts from the fire. We learned about camping procedures. I got to go up and receive my Bobcat Badge…