Week 2, Day 1 Home schooling 5th & 6th Grade

8:30 – 9:20: 50 min English & writing

8:30-8:55: Direct Instruction 5th grade

  • Lots of reading! Mostly fiction, also poetry, essays/memoir (personal, persuasive), maybe a play. We’ll discuss and you’ll write about the books you read.
  • Vocabulary—some every week. Check out book. 
  • Grammar—some every week. 
  • Intro The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin, 1978. 

8:30-8:55: Independent work 6th grade

  • Start grammar book
  • Review instructions on how to write an outline and work on essay outline

8:55-9:20: Direct Instruction 6th grade

  • Discuss grammar book work
  • Discuss outline for essay on “An Old Fashioned Girl” & continue working on it.

8:55-9:20: Independent work 5th grade

  • Read Chapter 1 of The Westing Game

5 min stretch break

9:25 – 10:15: 50 min Math

9:25 – 9:50: Direct Instruction 5th  

  • Reaquaint with math textbook and Khan Academy
  • I do some math she’s about to start working on

9:25 – 9:50: Independent Work 6th  

  • Khan Academy, keep working on Expressions and Variables redo quiz 1, Writing algebraic expressions next 2 sections & & Writing Word Problems plus Quiz 2 [3 sections & Quiz 3; unit test.]

9:50-10:15: Direct Instruction 6th

  • Look at Khan Academy Expressions and Variables together, do some problems together. She did questions up on the white board with me.
  • HW: 10 questions in Khan Academy Expressions and Variables 

9:50 – 10:15: Independent Work 5th  

  • Work on either textbook or Khan Academy

10 min stretch/snack break

10:25 – 11:15: 50 min History & writing

10:25-10:50: Direct Instruction 6th

Chapter 3 test 1-11; video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki8S5I83Ccc#action=share

10:25-10:50: Independent Work 5th  

10:50-11:15: Direct Instruction 5th

10:50-11:15: Independent Work 6th

11:15 – 11:45: 30 min Art

11:45 – 12:25: 40 min lunch

12:45 – 1:35: 50 min Science

  • Chapter 2: What is Life? Watched videos, discussed the key concepts. Pretty dense and complicated. We’ll need to revisit.

1:20-1:40: 20 min Spanish, 10 min Duolinguo & 10 min Quizlet Spanish

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