Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Cranberry Thanksgiving by Wende and Harry Devlin

Cranberry Thanksgiving by Wende and Harry Devlin
FIAR pages 63-70 Vol. I

Family Math Written by Jean Stenmark, Virginia Thompson and Ruth Cossey.
Zap! Blink! Taste! Think! (ZBTT) By Janet Parks Chahrour

DAY 1: Social Studies
Read Cranberry Thanksgiving Aloud
Family Math: How Long is a Name? pg. 148

Make a Grandparents survey. Plan to at Thanksgiving to learn one fun fact about each one. Take a photo of each grandparent to add to your family tree.

View a bog and learn how cranberries are harvested

DAY 2: Language Arts
Read Cranberry Thanksgiving aloud with A2 reading occasional paragraphs
Family Math: Rolling Records Step I pg. 156

Onomatopoeia in the comics.
Make your own cartoon using onomatopoeias, similes and understanding what layouts and elements of a good story online and in notebook

DAT 3: Art
Read Cranberry Thanksgiving aloud, alternating pages
Family Math: Rolling Records Step I I pg. 157

Have Grandma S. clam chowder and try a variety of cranberry products, dried, fresh, juice for a tasting party.

Make Great Grandma K cranberry bread (discus leavening and chemical reactions)

Make Lavender Soap

DAY 4: Science
A2 read Cranberry Thanksgiving aloud to me
Family Math Rolling Records Step III pg. 158

(ZBTT) Testing Foods for Fats and Starches pg. 64

Seasons table. Each season has a different color fabric draped over it (our table has light blue-summer, honey brown -fall, dark blue- winter, light green- spring)
Go on our fall trip to see the colored leaves. Take photos of each season to add to the table. Add a variety of objects that represent that season and items found during hikes, outdoor time ect, (leaves, rocks, twigs, acorns, pressed flowers, snake skin ect) continue for each season, throughout the year)

Breads around the world: Taste, label counties, describe the taste (try using similes, as they do in Iron Chef), use 5 senses to describe breads
Hawaiian bread from southern most bakery in US
French bread
Italian bread/or sourdough
Cranberry bread

Watch Magic School Bus, Gets Baked in a Cake.

DAY 5: Catch-up
A2 read Cranberry Thanksgiving quietly to self

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