Friday, June 27, 2014

Term Two Evaluation

Read Aloud Books:

Picture Books - 
Friends by Eric Carle
Dinosaur Dig by Penny Dale
A Bigger Digger by Brett Avison
One Sunday by Pamela Allen
Bears on the Stairs by Julia Jarman
Tiny - A Little Dog On a Big Adventure by Jennifer Castles
God and His Creations Tales from the Old Testament

Chapter Books - 
Ramona's World by Beverly Cleary
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
The Twits by Roald Dahl

Independent Reading:
see written list ~ 

Other Reading Activities:

Maths Plus Year 3 textbook ~ completed all units for Term 2
Advanced Primary Maths Year 3 textbook ~ selected pages to complement Maths Plus textbook
  • Three Digit Addition
  • Addition Problems (word problems)
  • Subtraction Strategies
  • Halves Quarters and Eighths
"G is for Googol - A Math Alphabet Book"
(read selected pages to complement Letter of the Week program for Monkey)

Continued work on 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle some evenings with mum

Maths Online computer program
Khan Academy computer program

Foundation Handwriting 2

Wrote and sent a postcard to one of his American pen pals (he now has two)
Wrote and received letters from his two best friends here in Australia

Scripture and Character Building:
Bible (read aloud) Luke 14 - 22
Book of Virtues by William Bennett
Big Ideas in the Bible by Chuck Swindoll
My Bible Friends

Science and Technology:
Read Aloud Information Books - 

Built track with plastic construction set and tested it with solid ball and experimental ball
Created and tested paper plate sun dials

daily oral review of weekly lists as sourced from year 3 lists on the internet
(20 words per list)
written test taken every Friday

walk to and from the library
walk to and from the shops
walk to and from various parks
free play at various parks
riding scooter

Creative Arts:
Various "Letter of the Week" inspired craft 

weekly attendance of Sunday School
weekly attendance of story hour
scheduled play date with best friend to celebrate a sibling birthday

Other Activities:
Played a variety of board and card games
  • Rummy-O
  • Yahtzee
  • Snakes and Ladders
  • Elefun
  • Perfection
  • Skip-Bo
  • Flinch
Imaginative (self created) Lego games with his younger brother


Homeschool Group Topics:
Attended going away party (picnic lunch) for another family moving to China

Term School Holiday Events:
Lego Club at Lugarno Anglican Church
Bingo at Earlwood Library
Super Hero Event at ANSTO
Magic Show at Riverwood Library
Paper Box Creations at Riverwood Library

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