Second Six Weeks
                         October 10 - November 15, 1994
                                        Third Grade
Konos Experiments with Romans 13:2 application (Grade: A)
    - Friction - obedience is being "frictionless"
    - Resistance - be "resistance-free" to good authority
Military unit:  WWII (A)
    - Naval operations against enemy activity toward merchant ships from South America, heard Granddad's experience
    - Read 5 books on battles in the Pacific and Europe
Projects and object lessons (A)
    - Candles (Ps. 119:105 - good authority, like light, helps us
            not to stumble)
    - Spice poster
    - Nutrition pie chart (Ps. 104:14 - stewardship of body)
    - Making a workbench (bought the materials)
    - Pictograph map of the U.S. airports and busiest 2-way airports
            (Mark Twain Media
United States geography activity
    - Made mural-size Caribbean map
Morse Code letters e, t, a, o, i, n, s, and h (A)
Spanish:  Passport Spanish for Beginners (40 pp.), pages 1-29 (A)
Typing:  Homerow and row-above-homerow letters (A)
Language arts:  Learning Language Arts through Literature Lessons 1-11 (A)
Spelling:  ELP practice book, pages 1 - 89 (A)
Math:  (A Beka Arithmetic 3 workbook Lessons 1-54 and Making Math Meaningful Modules 16, 17, 18A-D, 19A) Multiplying with carrying, long division, solving open sentences, fractions (A)    
T___'s ratings:
    Math - PF (pretty fun)
    Division - VF (very fun)
    Multiplication - VF
    Open sentences - VB (very boring)
    Music - VF
    Morse Code - VF
    Lunch - VF  

                                    Third Six Weeks
                    November 7 - December 16, 1994
                                      Third Grade
Math:  Module 18E and F (multiplication and division) and 19A and B to student activity (fractions).
A Beka pages 107 - 188 (multiplication and division tables to 7, graphing, temperature to odd degrees, telling time to nearest minute, reducing fractions, mixed numbers, scale drawings, order of operations, measures of calendar time, lb. and oz., tsp. and tbsp., Roman numerals to hundreds).
English:  Lessons 11-3 (possessive pronouns, possessives, antonyms, pronoun order with "I" and "me"; suffixes -ing, -tion, -est, -er, -less, -ies, -ful, -ed; prefixes un- and dis-; homonyms (e.g., fault), homophones (e.g., hoarse and horse), "would" contractions, syllables, and word division, adjectives, adverbs, personification, "well" and "good", alphabetizing, subject/predicate, super- and subscripts, compound words, dictionary practice).
Creative Writing: Oliver and His Friends newspaper, poem, science fiction story (Duke Nukem), letter to Santa Claus.
Reading:  Peretti's Dragon's Throat and Trapped at the Bottom of the Sea, the Boxcar Children Schoolhouse Mystery (#10).  Heard read:  Lewis's The Silver Chair (The Chronicles of Narnia).
Spelling:  Finished practice book.
Handwriting:  Copied sentences from models, leaving margins.
Mindbenders:  Finished the A book and did 1-10 in the B book.
Made his workbench with Granddad.
Made a kitchen compost pile (in a milk carton) for potting soil.
Typing:  Started row-below-homerow letters.
Southwestern states:  We read Jed Smith: Young Western Explorer.
Science:  Units on wind, weather, and flight at Metroplex Science Tutorials.  Made a balsa-wood airplane.

                                      Fourth Six Weeks
                         January 2 - February 17, 1995
                                        Third Grade
Math:  Workbook pages 189 -294 (multiplication and division tables 8 through 12, averaging, converting measures, adding and subtracting fractions with same denominator and reducing answers, adding and subtracting decimals, place value to thousandths, concept of area, kilogram, gram, liter, kilometer, types of angles, and multiplying 3-digit factors by 2-digit factors).
Saxon 54 (fifth/fourth grade math) - 100 simple addition problems in 5 minutes, Lessons 1 and 2, making A+ on them.  He likes the A Beka workbook better.
English:  Lessons 34-45 (irregular verbs, past and present tense, quotation marks for thoughts). Finished third-grade Learning Language Art through Literature.
Fourth-grade A Beka
God's Gift of Language A (writing and grammar) Units 1-4 and part of 5 (recognizing and writing good sentences, writing letters, gathering information by ovserving and by reading, using an encyclopedia, writing a report, punctuating.
Spelling:  A Beka Spelling 4 Lesson 1("i before e except after c" and five words).
Mindbenders:  Finished the B-1 book.
Reading:  Peretti's Island of Aquarius and Tomb of Anak, Boxcar Children The Dog Show and The Mountain Top Mystery, Bunyon's Pilgrim's Progress (children's version, not finished yet), Boy's Life, Weekly Reader, and Exploring God's World news magazine.
Hear read:  Lewis's
The Horse and His Boy and The Magician's Nephew, and reading Carol Brink's Caddie Woodlawn and Lamb's Genghis Khan.
History:  Fourth-grade A Beka The History of Our United States: Years of Discovery.  Have library books on the discoverers to learn their stories.
Science:  Flight, atoms, sun, and heat units from classes at Science Project.
Art:  Learned primary colors.  Have materials to make sand modeling dough.
SWDHSA Field Trips:  Ice skating, Dr. Pepper plant tour, Sandy Lake Animal Hospital, Las Colinas movie studio.

                                   Fifth Six Weeks
                      February 20 - March 31, 1995
                                End of Third Grade
Math:  Arithmetic 3, pages 295-338, Arithmetic 4, pages 1-14 (95 average)
English:  Language A, pages 81-131 (96)
Journal:  30-35 words minimum a day
History:  U.S. History, pages 1-51 (95)
Spelling:  Lessons 1-3, 20 words each, extra points for noticing spelling or vocabulary words outside of lesson (116)
Logic puzzles:  Penny Press 2/93, #1-7 (100)
Reading:  "Choose Your Own Adventure" books Space Patrol, Master of Tae Kwon Do, and Escape; Picture Bible; Schwarzenegger, by Lipstyle
Science Class: Nervous system, using Bob Jones Science 5
Photography, zoo adventure, and basketball skills at SWDHSA Activities (bimonthly)
Holidays:  Dr. Seuss Day (March 4) and Albert Einstein Day (March 14)
Field trip:  Electric show at The Science Place (Fair Park)
Awards:  Got four "Student of the Week" pins and a "Student of the Month" pin for getting his work done.  

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