We did three week's worth of science lessons.
He completed the final project for Swiss Family Robinson.
We picked his next choice of literature from the library, Frankenstein.
He has read three chapters of the book as of this morning. I am having to read quickly to catch up to him so we can discuss it. He is happy to report to me this morning, that if he continues to read at this rate, he thinks he can finish the book within a week. I was happy to report back to him that even if he continues to finish the book within a week, we will continue to use the 3 weeks of lessons I had planned for this novel to review, complete character descriptions and analyzing dialogue and deeper meaning, vocabulary development, comparative essays, and so much more. His response was a
I found an interesting website that had several premade lessons for vocabulary and comprehension for Frankenstein.
In science this week, we did almost the entire plant unit, which is about 4 or 5 weeks long worth of lessons and activities. Monocots, dicots, plant identification, seed types, pollination, and so forth....with lots of activities.
This is a plant I have had since my eldest child was a baby. It has travelled through 5 moves with me. This is the first time in the 18 years I have had this plant that I have ever witnessed it flower, which was kind of impressive to me. It was a perfect live specimen for the child to view for plant diagramming visually without dissecting this one.