Tuesday, October 18, 2016

September's Reading Log

Christian (16)
Safely Home by Randy Alcorn
Wish You Were Here: The Official Biography of Douglass Adams by Nick Webb
The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket
The Wide window by Lemony Snicket
The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket
The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket
The Austere Academy by Lemony Snicket

Sophie (11)
Dewey the Library Cat by Vicki Myron
Secret in the Willows by Beverly Lewis
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabstein
The Thing about Leftovers by C. C. Payne
11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass
The Secret Cookie Club by Martha Freeman
Summer of the Wolves by Polly Carlson-Voiles

Friday, October 7, 2016

Unit Study: Canals, tunnels and dams

We finished a two week unit on Canals, tunnels and dams.

On co-op day we:
-discussed determination-definition and examples
-read reports-sophie's report was on the Gottard Base Tunnel 
-listened to reports on the Panama Canal, Hoover Dam and the Channel Tunnel
-made a clay model of the Panama Canal
-painted models

During the week:
-read Bridges and Tunnels by Donna Latham
-drew picture of Gottard Base Tunnel
-researched Gottard Base Tunnel and wrote a report on it
-wrote definitions and sentences for vocab words
-watched video on the Gottard Base Tunnel