Not only did we wrap up the W states in quick order on Monday and Tuesday, we also quickly went over elections and what they mean. The kids did big packets over the rest of the week, finishing up by learning things like abbreviations (and using them) and doing age appropriate worksheets. This was […]
2016 Election Too Close To Call
Right now. Nauseated. They’re saying 2016 Election Too Close To Call. The swing states are swinging. My friends abroad are terrified. Global stock markets are plummeting. Fear is everywhere. Fear is the word of the hour. I have no idea what is going to be happening with our library. It’s […]
We covered the R and S states this week. We looked at Rhode Island, South Carolina, and South Dakota. I asked the kids who they would add to Mt. Rushmore. My oldest said ‘whoever was elected next.’ B noted her favorite animal, per usual. They practiced their math sums and products with legos.
We celebrated Monday, […]
The first half of the M States are what we focused on this week: Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts and Michigan! The kids drew lighthouse pictures for Maine and Dr. Seuss pictures for Massachusetts! I played ‘The Downeaster Alexa’ and ‘The Lighthouse’s Tale’ for them, we talked about accents, diversity of cities, and the American Flag. They […]