Reenactment photo from The Fell Pony Museum website. (Real cool, go see.)Geography: In Search of England, chapter 9, part 1: we read together about Hadrian's wall, and about Mr. Morton's imaginary conversation with a wet, sneezing Roman soldier from the original wall-guarding troops.
Copywork, from the same chapter.
Plutarch's Life of Coriolanus, Lesson 8 from the Ambleside Online notes. Our question to think about: if Coriolanus was offered his "old job back" at this point (i.e. the opportunity to return to Rome), would he take it?--or would he rather stay with his new friends, the Volsces, who now say they will have no other captain?
Easy Grammar Plus: one page on past participles.
Natural History: Discussion of the idea that many nature notebooks weren't all art-based, that they often contained a larger proportion of written notes and simple observations (like Gilbert White's) about the local weather, what was ripening, what was nibbling in the garden. Read a section from A Field Guide to Your Own Backyard about mushrooms, including the Destroying Angel type (something you do not want to be eating!).
French: a short grammar lesson with Mom, then review one of the conversations in the Powerglide Ultimate Adventure.
The Sword and the Circle: begin the story of Lancelot and Elaine. Written narration.
Book of the Centuries, special daily work this week: beginning some ink drawings of "artifacts" and things from different periods, on the blank side of the century pages.
Beat Algebra Before It Beats You, by Hal Torrance.
Sewing time: Dollygirl has a special doll-outfit pattern she found online and wants to try.