Saturday, September 25, 2010

Weekly Wrap Up: A Cold Queen, Tron, Caramel & Flexibilty




Mom was sick most of the week.  Mom has a splitting headache right now.  Mom would like to feel better.  Mom should stop talking in the third person.  It's creepy.

Still, we managed to accomplish almost everything scheduled this week.  The lapbooking was postponed until next week, I need my full faculties for that one.  We finished The Magician's Nephew book while they all piled on the bed around me.  The kids also performed the script they had adapted the previous week and it was GREAT!  My 11 year old played Queen Jadis and had her cold disdain for others and overinflated view of herself down perfectly.  Almost too perfectly. Scary.  And my 8 year old as Diggory closing the scene by hollering, "Jimminy, she's loose in London!" was near perfection.  Well done, kids, well done.

Much of the week was spent on individual work, as I wasn't feeling well.  One afternoon the five youngest all piled on my bed and we watched Tron. By Thursday I was feeling well enough to head to Homeschool Park Day.  We had 20 moms and 53 kids and a grand time was had by all.  I'm not sure a grand time was had by the woman running the Penny Candy store though, as many of us invaded all at once when the party broke up. Celtic Sea Salt Caramels were well worth working our way through the crowd of kids.

The end of the week finds me readjusting our school schedule already.  We will finish The Magician's Nephew unit next week and planned to begin The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe on October 4th.  I have the opportunity to review Supercharged Science for a couple of months and have decided to take a few weeks and immerse ourselves in that before moving on with our Narnia study.  We also have a 3 day art class taught by Barry Stebbing and NaNoWriMo to look forward to in November (more on that later), so I have a feeling our schedule will need to be flexible as we grab the great educational opportunities that come our way!

1 comment:

Firefly Mom said...

Glad you are finally feeling better! How did your kids like Tron? It's been years (and years and years) since I've seen it, but I can't wait for the new one to come out. I saw a preview for it and it looked amazing.

And glad to know I'm not the only one who's already had to make adjustments to their schedule!

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