One more week of school down. The kids did lots of great work this week. I especially loved seeing Grace do her first bit of copywork, though she didn’t know she was doing it. She asked how to spell, “DO NOT ENTER,” for a sign she was making in Minecraft. Instead of verbalizing it for her, I wrote out the letters in all caps so she could find them easily on the keyboard and she copied them. She was so proud of her sign!
Courben has been studying the history of video games (not to be mistaken for the history of Minecraft from last hexmester). I love to see how many notes he takes when it’s a topic of interest. He’s also enjoying digital books as you can see; phone in one hand, taking notes on the laptop with his other. Our little techy.
And here’s a glimpse into Judah’s work on ciphers. The ones on the right sheet actually showed up in one of the chapters we read in Book Scavenger this week. That was a fun surprise! He also taught Courben and I about nulls. “They are letters in a code to trick you or throw you off. If your code is an odd number, you need to make it an even number by adding nulls.” I love all the little bits of knowledge he’s picking up from his reading and which ones he begins to apply.
Two more weeks until we wrap up this school year!