Weekly Recitation and Copywork:
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life. (Walt Disney)

Word of the Day:
Sunday: quagmire
Monday: sunder
Tuesday: fribble
Wednesday: sylvan
Thursday: blithe
Friday: candid
Saturday: plethora


  • Review, review, review!
  • Ordinary Parent’s Guide to Teaching Reading, Section 4–Two Consonant Blends, Lessons 42-45…CK; LK, LP and LB; ST and NT; MP, SP, LF, LM
  • Finishing up Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House in the Big Woods and starting Farmer Boy for our read aloud
  • 5 more sight words from the list of Dolch sight words–away, make, here, help, find


  • Counting Review–evens, odds, 5s and 10s
  • Addition–finding ways to make 7, 8, and 9
  • Subtraction “rules” for 0 and 1


  • Making a Calender–learning the days of the week, the months of the year and holidays
  • Working on our “Cloud Dictionary” in our “Field Journals”