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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Air Dry Clay

This week the Neutrons painted their Air Dry Clay creations. Some students had the bad luck of their clay breaking once it dried, which we used as a learning experience: When using Air Dry Clay, parts that are pieced together, very thick, or very thin are more likely to crack during the drying process. Students […]

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Stephanie’s Ponytail

This week we read “Stephanie’s Ponytail” and “I HAVE TO GO ” both by Robert Munsch. We drew and colored as we listened to the stories. We played hangman and did Baby Animals and Circus Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles. 4 Neutrons continued to work on their play and presented the full act in front of coop […]

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Tracing

Today we did tracing! We taped (using painter’s tape) a variety of blank and white coloring pages onto the tables, and taped tracing paper on top of those. In some cases we hid one side of the picture, so our artists could collaborate. Lots of deft and diligent traces, and some of the blank images […]

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Moira’s Birthday

We were happy to have all 7 Neutrons together! We read Moira’s Birthday by Robert Munsch while drawing freely. We played Get To Know You Bingo, we discovered that no one ate chicken last night has a pet fish or just moved to this area. We created a new play with some new and old […]

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Implosions and Improvisations

Well…I’m not going to say my last class with the Muons was a failure because 1. anytime the kids end up trying to figure out new ways to make something work and laughing has got to be called some kind of success and 2. any time an old hippie homeschooling parent like me gets to […]

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Book Report: The DATA Set: The Sky is Falling, by Ada Hopper

First Name: Anna Age: 6 Book Title: The DATA Set: The Sky is Filling Author: Ada Hopper Fiction Genres: Science Fiction Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The story place takes place in Dr. B.’s laboratory, the DATA Set’s treehouse, and in their school. Dr. B. is […]

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Book Report: Nobunnys perfect, By Anna Dewdney

  First Name: Hili Age: 8 Book Title: Nobunnys perfect Author: Anna Dewdney Fiction Genres: Short Story Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The Setting Is What I Think Is The Bunnies/Rabbits School/Playground. List all of the main characters in the book, and share a […]

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Book Report: Ella Enchanted, by Gail Carson Levine

First Name: Aya Age: 11 Book Title: Ella Enchanted Author: Gail Carson Levine Fiction Genres: Fairy Tale Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: 1. The house very big, old, creaky and scary. 2. Olgas house very big, frilly with many small rooms List all of […]

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Book Report: What will I do if I can’t tie my shoe? by Heidi Kilgras

First Name: Hili Age: 8 Book Title: What will I do if I can’t tie my shoe? Author: Heidi Kilgras Fiction Genres: Short Story Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The setting of the book is the boy’s house. List all of the main characters […]

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Book Report: Friends for a Princess, by Melissa Lagonegro

First Name: Hili Age: 8 Book Title: Friends for a princess Author: Melissa Lagonegro Fiction Genres: Short Story Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The setting of the book is the forest. List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little […]

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