Inking Thoughts: Dragon Swan Lord

Putting Your Thoughts on Paper: Dragon Swan Lord is a story about a swan that helps to hatch a dragon’s egg. Aria will become the little dragon’s guardian, teacher, and protector once the dragonet hatches. Gathering materials: family learning journals, pencils, colored pencils, crayon Remind them to open their journals to the next available pageContinue reading “Inking Thoughts: Dragon Swan Lord”

Literary Foundations: There Be Dragons!

One Night a Week… One Family… One Read Aloud… Priceless! Making the family connection: Discuss: “What have you learned about dragons?” Materials: family learning journals/paper, pencils, colored pencils, and/or crayons Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the top of the pageContinue reading “Literary Foundations: There Be Dragons!”

Reading Investigations: Dragon/Dinosaur Comparisons

Today’s reading investigation: Dragon Fantasy/Myths -or- Dinosaur Facts? Family Sharing: *Invite everyone to share what they know and what might they learn. Materials: family learning journals/paper, pencils, colored pencils, and/or crayons Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the top of theContinue reading “Reading Investigations: Dragon/Dinosaur Comparisons”

Sunday Reflections: Rejoicing Hope

Family meals… Family Learning… Family Sharing… Family Growing… Blessings! Around the table today ask each person why living our life as a “worship” unto Jesus matters? If our actions speak louder than words… then what does our commitment to our Lord as His creation… His voice… His hands… His witness… say about us and ourContinue reading “Sunday Reflections: Rejoicing Hope”

Inking Thoughts: Spring Poetry

Putting Your Thoughts on Paper: Spring Time… what images could you “weave” together in a Spring poem? Gathering materials: family learning journals, pencils, colored pencils, crayons Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the top of the page with today’s learning topic/skill.Continue reading “Inking Thoughts: Spring Poetry”

Literary Foundations: Caves of Wonder

One Night a Week… One Family… One Read Aloud… Priceless! Making the family connection: Discuss: “What do you notice… what do you wonder?” Materials: family learning journals/paper, pencils, colored pencils, and/or crayons Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the top ofContinue reading “Literary Foundations: Caves of Wonder”