Weekly Wrap-Up: The One with Lots of Online Activity

Well, we’ve got another one of those crazy weeks under our belt.  I once again feel like I’ve had several epiphanies when it comes to our routine, school schedule, and fitting it all in.  As far as sticking to my cleaning schedule goes, it was a wash {got stuff done but not when it was ‘supposed’ to and not all of it}.  However, overall it was a pretty decent week.  I was still trying to catch us up on some History and Science, so once again, that was the bulk of our week.  Next week we’ll move toward a more traditional schedule.

Addition worksheets {for review} and Menu Math made up the bulk of our Math for the week.  Silly me didn’t think to check the Menu Math before handing it over to Babydoll, so she ended up struggling through the last two sets, where she was expected to add and subtract things like $6.97 and $4.59.  For a brand new 3rd grader, that was akin to torture.  She attempted it all without coming to complain and actually got a few right.

Tuesday we had a Girl Scouts meeting.  It is a homeschool troop, so we meet in the mornings two Tuesdays a month.  We have a combination of ages, so myself and another mother lead the two third grade Brownies, and two of the other moms lead the Daisies.  Babydoll and her Brownie teammate chose not one, not two, but three community service projects to work on:  the library, the vet, and a food pantry.  They are really excited!

Babydoll participated in a reading comprehension class online this week that she really enjoyed.  It was taught by Toni Williams through CurrClick.  She learned how to highlight important {and only important} text in a reading passage and how to use that information to answer questions.

Babydoll’s blog got some attention this week as well.  She made an About Me page, her first post, and added a Feedburner widget and custom signature.  We learned about a homeschool blogging correspondence course being taught by a co-op mom in Illinois, so she decided to join.  It combines all sorts of useful and technical blogging instruction with composition and grammar instruction using DownWRITE Funny.  So far, it’s been a great class!  She is also joining Challenge Yourself to Blog.

A play date, soccer practice, and the first soccer game of the season ended our week.  Tonight we’re having Make Your Own Pizza night, which includes fruit pizza!

How was your week?  Be sure to check out other weekly wrap-ups at Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers!