Romulus and Remus by Rudyard Kipling

Since we are studying ancient history this year, our Poetry is related to the topics we are learning about. The founding of Rome is one of the topics we will be covering in the next few weeks, so we will be memorizing the poem “Romulus and Remus” by Rudyard Kipling. I put together this video [Read On]

Phoneme Segmentation

Phoneme segmentation is just one component of Phonemic Awareness. When we talk about Phonemic Awareness, we refer to the ability of manipulating & identifying sounds in a word WITHOUT looking at printed symbols (letters, words). In order for a child to be a successful reader and decoder, he must be able to manipulate & identify [Read On]

Poetry – Laocoon’s Warning

This year we will be studying Ancient History. Some of our Poetry will be related to the History, so for the next three weeks we will focus on learning a portion of the Latin poem “The Aeneid”, translated by Robert Fagles.  We will memorize the segment where Laocoon warns the Trojans about accepting the Trojan [Read On]

My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson

We love poems by Robert Louis Stevenson. This is a very fun poem for kids. So we decided to work on memorizing this piece of poetry.  I found an animated video of the poem and my kids love watching it. Here are some of the resources I created to go with the poem. 1. Written [Read On]

Poetry – The Squirrel

Hello readers! The first poem we will be memorizing this year is a short, fun poem. I found that it can have two different titles. Some people have titled it “The Squirrel”, while others have titled it “Whisky, Frisky”. The author is anonymous. I made a short video with the pictures I used in the [Read On]

La Ropa – Clothing

Hello readers! We are on our final stretch for this school year! We have a few weeks left.  We are getting started on our last topic in Spanish class. We will be learning a few vocabulary words for clothing. Here’s the video with the vocabulary/pronunciation: At the bottom of the post, you will be able [Read On]

Las Profesiones – Community Helpers

The next topic we are learning in Spanish Class is the vocabulary for Community Helpers (Las Profesiones). Here is the video to help you with pronunciation. 🙂 If you need some sheets for practice and review, you will be able to download them at the bottom of this post. Let me tell you what’s included [Read On]

Length Measurement Conversions

Hello my dear readers! We are working hard on memorizing length measurement conversions. We had fun measuring things around the house and using different measurement units. I created a few resources for my kids to practice and review the conversions. These are the particular conversions we are learning in our local co-op, so that is [Read On]

La Comunidad – The City

In the next couple of weeks, we will be learning basic vocabulary in Spanish for the city (our community). Here’s the video to help you with the vocabulary and pronunciation. I made a couple of sheets to go with the video and topic. I always like to make a sheet that has all the vocabulary [Read On]

The New Colossus

The next poem we will be memorizing is The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus. We have read a few books about the history of the Statue of Liberty, watched videos, looked at pictures and articles online. We have learned a lot the past few weeks. I love how much I get to learn as a [Read On]