Welcome to Middle School Monday! Once again, I was away over the weekend, so I'm combining my Middle School Monday with my Homeschool Weekly post. I think we're finished traveling on the weekends for awhile now, and things will get back to "normal" around here, whatever that means!
In our homeschool... We did our best to fit some school in this week, despite everything else going on. Landon was working in the mornings, and we had the kids' grandparents visiting us this week, so we had to adjust our schedule somewhat because of that. After all, time with extended family doesn't happen every week! Landon spent what little school time he had working on an essay-writing assignment and on his World History course.
Kennady worked mostly on Geography and Literature during the week, and I was so pleased that she was able to stay on track and get things done even though I wasn't as available to work with her. She completed the Geography chapters about the United Kingdom, which focused on England. The assignments were mostly reading, which turned out to be the easiest for her to get done with the schedule being hectic. She and I took some time together to discuss some of the foods traditional to England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland; and to pick out a few dishes we'd like to try. One thing we're planning on soon is a Brit-inspired tea party. I just have to sort out a date when Kennady's friend can join us for that. We also discussed the possibility of baking and trying breads representative of each of the countries or regions of Europe over this school year.
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On my blog this week... Just two posts, but they were both about my middle schooler! Stonehenge is her artwork, and Visits to Europe is her Geography curriculum.
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This post is also linked at Managing Your Blessings, at Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers, and at Home to 4 Kiddos - see how other homeschoolers spent the week.
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