MrsK’s Book Hooks: Back 2 School Picks

Summertime was the perfect “free choice” uninterrupted reading exploration!  Fall is the season to choose new book choices, as well as starting a new “2B Read” pile for those stormy days ahead. Locate a book, spend some time outside… on the porch… under a tree… in a tree house… or a “comfy” chair inside… enjoyContinue reading “MrsK’s Book Hooks: Back 2 School Picks”

Inking Thoughts: Back 2 School Poetry

Putting Your Thoughts on Paper: Back to school… 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. Reading and Writing Connection: Take turns reading and discussingContinue reading “Inking Thoughts: Back 2 School Poetry”

Sunday Reflections: Redeeming Faith

Family meals… Family Learning… Family Sharing… Family Growing… Blessings! Around the table today ask each person why having a faith beyond the grave would matter? If our actions speak louder than words… then what does our faith say about us and our respect towards others? Next read and discuss Rev 22. *Let everyone share without interruptions, explain that listeners respect those sharing by making eyeContinue reading “Sunday Reflections: Redeeming Faith”

Kitchen Math: Measurement Terms

Today’s kitchen math discussion: “What do you notice?” 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. Inquire: “How would you assess your understanding forContinue reading “Kitchen Math: Measurement Terms”

Inking Thoughts: Spring-Time Joy

Putting Your Thoughts on Paper: What is your Spring-time joy? 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. Reading and Writing Connection: Spring-Time memories… Guide:Continue reading “Inking Thoughts: Spring-Time Joy”

Reading Investigations: Seasonal Poetry

Today’s reading investigation: Fall investigations. Once you have discussed what the titles above might be above, invite everyone to go to the EPIC reading link (provided above under the above slide). This could be a family investigation or an individual reading opportunity. Family Sharing: “What did you discover today about the fall season?” *Invite everyoneContinue reading “Reading Investigations: Seasonal Poetry”