- We finished reading aloud The Struggle for Sea Power, Dr. Dolittle, and Just So Stories.
- The boys finished their assigned silent readings for literature, history, science, and nature.
- We got our last spelling words for the year into our notebooks.
After I finished reading the last history chapter I asked each of the younger three to share some things that they remembered learning this year. I gave them each three spelling words bee-style, and three mental math problems. Then I said, "Congratulations, you have just been promoted!" This was followed by many high-fives until I made them stop, because they were hurting my hand!
J~Man has his first LEGO-Robotics competition tomorrow.
Now it is on to the boys' birthdays, Thanksgiving, Advent, our wedding anniversary, and Christmas.
Of course, the learning doesn't stop: there will be plenty of reading ~ aloud and silent, poetry, music, art and handicrafts that go with the season.