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2/24/12

Some school Stuff


The girls have been plugging away at math. Both are on lesson 84 in their respective Saxon books. Mary E  enjoys algebra much more than geometry.



We have been doing Sheppard Software about twice a week to supplement our geography. We are still working on the states of Mexico and African countries. Here Margaret reviews the U.S states, capitals, and bodies of water.

Margaret celebrated her eleventh birthday by making her own cake. She was hoping for some chocolate fondant, but sadly was forced to work with what we had.

Her gift.

After blowing out her candles, she went downhill skiing with some friends.

We have nearly completed the fourth book in this series about the lost colony of Roanoke. We also just finished up a study on George Washington Carver. This week we are learning about Henry Hudson and Samuel Champlain.

Margaret working on reducing fractions, stem and leaf plots, and mean, median, mode, and range.

When we are having school, the big bird is usually out of his cage causing trouble.

We splurged on Rosetta Stone during their Valentine sale. The girls chose Spanish so the can converse with all the hot guys. So far, they are loving it.

reading with Bean

Yummo Mole made by my amazing neighbors.

We try to go swimming at least once a month. 

A fellow church member passed away, so we volunteered to serve lunch after the funeral. The girls worked their tails off!

Lots of dishes to do!

Spelling

Going to River Oaks to play piano.


The girls entertained some residents with other talented homeschooled children.

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