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Art lesson: Painting night.

Thursdays work really well for art lessons because I’m home all day, so we can do things while Colin naps. Today we only read partway through our book and then just skipped through looking at the illustrations. As usual, I … Continue reading

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Simile and miscellany.

Storm in the Night has tons of dialogue, so as part of our language arts lesson I pointed out quotation marks and asked Alex if she knew what they were. Nope. I guess she’d noticed them before in books she … Continue reading

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Rainy days and Mondays.

(Sorry, I couldn’t resist the post title.) Today we were rainmakers. We read a simple but clear science book called Why Is It Raining? to acquaint ourselves with the general principles. Then we moved into the kitchen. I had a … Continue reading

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Storm in the Night.

We started this week’s book a day early because Alex’s aunt and cousin are visiting, and they asked if they could sit in on a couple of Five in a Row lessons. We’re reading Storm in the Night, by Mary … Continue reading

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