Monday, December 05, 2016

Advent and Antarctica: Week 2 Peace


Week 2: Peace

Readings and Prayer: The Journey

Hymn: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

Bible Reading Schedule/Activities:

Celebrate the Advent Season

Memory Verses:
Micah 5:2-5
Seeds Family Worship: To the Ends of the Earth

Jesse Tree Readings:

Ann Voskamp: Unwrapping the Greatest Gift
Ann's Peace Sunday Candle Lighting

The kids are working on their Bible Quizzing verses, we find this audiobible helpful:


A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens ( read for free on Gutenburg or download Audible version with Tim Curry)

Other choices, free on Gutenburg:
The Night Before Christmas and Other Christmas Stories
Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum
Short Stories by Lucy Maud Montgomery
A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others


Interactive website we are having fun with:

These first two videos are about the discovery of the South Pole, from last week.

Glory and Death: Amundsen and Scott's Race to the South Pole

Race to the South Pole: Tragedy at the South Pole
We watched this last week, very good.

The Secret of Antarctica

On Netflix:
Encounters At the End of the World
Frozen Planet

We will be doing more microscope labs this week and taking a trip to the Zoo to learn about animals in winter.  

Other resources:

Monday, November 14, 2016

November Week 3

Hymn of the Month

Be Still My Soul

Written by Katharina A. von Schlegel, 1752
Music: Finlandia by Jean Sibelius, 1899
Classics for Kids, Jean Sibelius

Bible Readings
2 Samuel 11
2 Samuel 12
Psalm 51
Luke 4: 16 - 31
Mark 6: 1 - 7

Bible Memory Work

Mark 12: 31-31
Seeds Family Worship: Seeds of Purpose vol. 4 

Language Arts

The kids and I are writing books this month. We have monthly and daily word goals. 

Learning to Read

All in One Homeschool


Maybe try:

History of Language

The Writer's Workshop - Ted Ed 

Foreign Languages


Social Studies

180 Days Around the World


Gov of Australia

Current Events: 

New Zealand Trek:


Earth Science 

Classical Conversations Cycle 1 App, starting in week 13

YouTube Channels: 
SciShow Kids
Crash Course Kids 
Magic School Bus Earth Science
    Watch episodes on Netflix