Celebrating * Dictionary Day

Today is National Dictionary Day –  This Monday we Celebrate ! Dictionary Day is in honor of Noah Webster, considered the Father of the American Dictionary. Noah Webster was born on October 16, 1758. The objective of this day is to emphasize the importance of dictionary skills, and seeks to improve vocabulary. My Bell Ringer for Monday ! Can you […]

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Today’s Lesson * Columbus Day

Happy Monday – Today’s  Bell Ringer is History Fact or Fiction ?   The story is taught all across America. Christopher Columbus, spanish explorer, sets sail in 1492 with three ships and discovered the New World. It’s a story told so frequently, its become more fable than fact. In school we are all taught the poem – The Poem: In […]

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Chinese Mid- Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival is a harvest festival, celebrated in most East Asian countries, such as China and Vietnam. The festival takes places on month 8 day 15 of the Chinese calendar. In 2017 it’s on October 4th. It is the second most important festival in China after Chinese New Year. To the Chinese, the festival means family reunion and peace. It […]

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Monday – Trash & Bash

Hello  Monday! We had a fun weekend Here we went out and did some Volunteering ! As a parent that schools  at home I look for local opportunities to get my son  &  family out and helping the community we live in.  The number One questions I get from friends and family is about – Social skills since he is schooled at home . I tell people they are opportunities out there – to be social  – Clubs, Church , and Community Events. You just need to look and find them and join  the fun.  Lisa                 Saturday – We Trashed & Bashed in Port Barre. A small town about 30 minutes away. It’s the starting point of – The Bayou Teche – this is a semi annul event to clean the water ways of trash.  Sponsored by TECHE Projects Bayou Teche Paddle Trail is a 135 long paddle trail through 4 parishes and 13 towns along the most historically and culturally significant bayou in Louisiana. Named by the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana. Coming to visit – info below Water Trail info Trail Mission Statement The purpose of the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail is to provide education about the ecology, culture and history of Bayou Teche through low impact recreation opportunities.  The BTPT provides access for paddlers of all abilities and has several options for long and short trips to explore the unique […]

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Why Do Leaves Change Color?

Why Do Leaves Change Color? The Fall? In many parts of the world, autumn is a time for leaves to turn dramatic bright colors. … As weather cools, and shorter days settle in, the leaves are no longer able to produce food for the tree. The chlorophyll begins to break down, revealing new and varied color pigments. Show and tell […]

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School Open ??

Monday Morning and Harvey’s rain is here.But school is On.   Because we are on line our school is still up and running -even without Power you can make adjustments to your schedule and have school. Like  a traditional home school without the computers. When warning start with the storm its time to start preparing -just in case of power lost. I check the coming weeks schedule and print any lessons that can be completed without power . Also I make sure we have books that needed to be read for class from the library or to enjoy. Being prepared is the most important thing to be ready for the storm.   Lisa  Schooling with out power  plan- K-5  Books Writing practice sheets Math worksheets Science – weather report ,measure water. PE      yoga , stretching, Do some fun projects – measure things in kitchen and cook.( gas stove here )  Make craft projects -learn about color . High School Books ( novel to read) Writing easy or Paper needing work on. Printed Math work sheet Science Fun- weather watch and measuring rain fall PE    yoga, Exercise ball or trampoline    

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Bell Ringer – 2017 Eclipse

Today’s – Bell Ringer The 2017  Eclipse  – One of the nice things about schooling at home that when something big happens you can make a Lesson  and a Celebration at home  as it happens. Education can be fun and if you haven’t made any plans for today here’s some tips and sites to get you started on your 2017 […]

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Day in Pictures

So Here’s a Glimpse of today Schedule for my son- Ignore my son- when you go to school on line – you don’t have to clean up to much and do school in your pajamas. Just make sure you keep the camera off!  LOL     Jon;s a Senior so his schedule is very light this year -since he has most of his credits to graduate he enjoying some electives with English 4 (British lit) -lots of Shakespeare.       Each course has its only course page. That explain it -grading , calendar and daily projects.

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