Sunday Reflections: Thanksgiving Blessings

Family meals… Family Learning… Family Sharing… Family Growing… Blessings! Around the table today ask each person what in this prayer matters? If our actions speak louder than words… then what does our thankfulness after a family gathering say about us and our respect towards others? Next discuss the meaning of: “O Gracious God, we giveContinue reading “Sunday Reflections: Thanksgiving Blessings”

Inking Thoughts: December’s Writing Calendar

Putting Your Thoughts on Paper: Everyday writing helps every learner in so many ways. During this holiday season, your family can create beautiful pages of memories, hopes, and a treasury of 2021 “captured moments.” Penmanship… Seasonal Spelling… Paragraphing… Punctuation… Creative designs! All will be captured in their individual learning journals. Gathering materials: family learning journals,Continue reading “Inking Thoughts: December’s Writing Calendar”

Literary Foundations: Thanksgiving Fun!

Making the family connection: Discuss the 3 gaming examples: “Which game should we play?” Materials: family learning journals/paper, pencils, colored pencils, and/or crayons, 1 or 2 dice, and M&M’s or Skittles. 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 “Literary Foundations: Thanksgiving Fun!”

Reading Investigations: Thanksgiving

One Night a Week… One Family… One Read Aloud… Priceless! Today’s reading investigation: Historical truth about the First Thanksgiving. Primary resources are the most valuable re-counting for any investigation. The above Wallbuilders link will provide access to a quick family history account of our Nation’s first Thanksgiving. Family Sharing: “Who were the Pilgrims?” *Invite everyoneContinue reading “Reading Investigations: Thanksgiving”

Kitchen Math: Meal Planning

Next Inquiry: “What don’t you know?” Investigation: Materials: paper/pencils/colored pencils/crayons or family learning journals (back of journal). Remind them to turn to the next available page and date it. Ask them to write the name for today’s kitchen math “Thanksgiving Meal Planning.“ Inquire: “How would you choose which items to purchase for our Thanksgiving meal?” Continue reading “Kitchen Math: Meal Planning”

Sunday Reflections: PS 107:1

Family meals… Family Learning… Family Sharing… Family Growing… Blessings! Around the table today ask each person why giving thanks to our God matters? If our actions speak louder than words… then what does our daily thanksgiving to our God say about us and our respect towards others? Next read PS 107.1. Discuss the life changersContinue reading “Sunday Reflections: PS 107:1”

Inking Thoughts: Adlibs

Putting Your Thoughts on Paper: Turkey Dinner Adlib Gathering materials: family learning journals, pencils, colored pencils, crayons Reading and Writing Connection: Thanksgiving Dinner (Nouns; Adjectives; Verbs) 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: Adlibs”