Weekly Update

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The kids and I are still trying to get into a school routine, but we had a nice week easing back into our schedule. Many of the twin’s outside classes have not started yet, but they have begun their at-home studies. They worked on biology, history, algebra (1 and 2), health and literature.

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The highlight of their week was finishing And Then There Were None
by Agatha Christie. They are reading this book for their teen book club, and they both loved it. Neither one of them could put it down once they started and now they are both reading Murder on the Orient Express.

Tru has also been enjoying his Algebra 2 class that he is taking through CTY online. He spends a couple of hours on it each day and always has some amazing math fact to tell me afterwards. It is wonderful to see him so enthusiastic about math.

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Speaking of Tru, he has also been pouring over another great book, One Two Three . . . Infinity. My friend gave Tru this book because she thought he would enjoy it, and I am so glad she did. I had never heard of it, but I have since read up on it. Apparently it is a classic  in the science and math world . If you have an older kid or teen who loves either subject I highly recommend this book.

Also this week Autry decided that she wants to make lecture videos on the joy of classical music. I think she was inspired by The Great Courses, so she spent the week making her introduction video. She enjoyed making it, and I got a kick out of watching it.

 

This week Decca finished week 2 of Latin, week 3 of this month’s Arrow, and the first few lessons of the environment and cycles unit in MBTP. I am not sure why Moving Beyond the Page is not more popular in the homeschooling world, but I feel like it is one of the best options out there, especially if you have a creative or gifted learner.

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Working on a project for Moving Beyond the Page

Decca also started his first set of lessons in Beast Academy 4a. We just received his next two books in Life of Fred, fractions and decimals, which we will probably start next week. Honestly math is not a favorite subject of his, but with these books he does seem to tolerate the work.

Also this week Kingsley and I spent a day at the doggie beach in Newport. He had an amazing time!

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And that is our week in review!