Tag: math

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 10/29/14

Geography: I worked on my map of the USA today. I colored the borders red. I colored each state a different color and put a dot where the capital city is, then I will write in the capital city. I put the state abbreviations inside the states. I have to finish the rest, color the rivers dark blue, shade the…

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 10/20/2014

Cub Scouts: I went on my first Cub Scout camping trip at Camp Grimes this weekend. I took all the stuff Poppa and Meme sent me and the tent and sleeping bags and stuff Grama Tina, Grama Hilma, Grandpa Ernie, and my mom and Debrin got me, so it was good our tent was big. They had these wooden platforms…

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 10/01/2014

Nonfiction/Design/Architecture     Today in Dornob, multiple architects worked on a hillside home. Having a perfect view from the mountain, they incorporated multiple balconies and made all of it entirely out of soft wood. Even though it was just made of wood, they designed it to be a very modern home. Keyboarding I completed the first few levels of BBC…

What I Learned Today 9/30/2014

Non-Fiction/Architecture/Design Today, I read an article on Dornob, and it was about a home made inside of a hill. It was made by the two people who wanted to get the house made for them, and any passers who wanted to help. They conserved trees and only cut of the tops of trees around 1-foot in diameter to give support…

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…

What I Learned Today 09/17/2014

The Art of Problem Solving: Pre-Algebra Today I learned how to make long problems easier. We focused on reviewing what I learned about addition then learned about multiplication. I’ve already done both, but this is practice to start the pre-algebra stuff. I learned the commutative property, the associative property, and the order of operations. My mom found a grammar error…