Amber’s May School plans

May 2:

Language Arts: Finish essay

Pre-Algebra: Discount tax and tip word problems


  1. Read Hebrews 8. This about the Old Testament vs. the New Testament.
  2. Why did we need a New Testament, a new covenant? (answer: The new covenant was based on better promises. The old covenant was just a shadow of things to come. The Israelites were not faithful to the old covenant.)


French: day 153

Zoology: Jane Goodall


  1. Read the Emancipation Proclamation. (It’s only a few pages. Read to where he signed it.)
  2. Watch the Emancipation Proclamation.
  3. Write a paragraph about the Emancipation Proclamation.

May 3:

Language Arts: Computer Research of Historically Significant Information

Pre-Algebra: Markup and commission word problems, round decimals 1, significant figures


  1. Read Hebrews 9.
  2. according to verse 26?  (answer: si
  3. What is this chapter talking ab
  4. What do He come to do away with
  5. out?  (answer: This is talking again about the old and the new. The old pointed to the new. Christ sacrifice was once and for all.)
  6. n)
  7. When we become Christians, we don’t instantly become perfect people. We are forgiven our past sins and made clean and holy. We receive the righteousness of Christ. Then we “work out” our salvation and reach to “take hold” of what we already have. We get transformed, day by day, into the image of Christ if we follow Him. Read your Bible and determine that you are going to obey everything Christ commands. Then ask Him to help you do it.

 French: Day 154

Science: Comparison of Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey’s lives


  1. Watch the Second Inaugural Address.
  2. Watch African American Soldiers.
  3. Watch the Gettysburg Address.
  4. Write a paragraph about Abraham Lincoln as war president. What were his goals? Was he successful?

 May 4

Language Arts: Computer Research of Historically Significant Information

Pre-Algebra-rewrite fractions as decimals

Bible-Hebrews 10

May 5-

French-day 157

Science- Jane Goodall

History-Read pages 340-342

English- Pre-teaching relevant historical background

Pre-Algebra- understanding moving the decimal


  1. Read Hebrews 12:1-15.
  2. God knows that we will still mess up and sin. What is one way that He helps us turn from sin to become more like Jesus? (answer: He disciplines us.)
  3. How should we feel about God’s discipline?  (answer: It is unpleasant and can be painful, but we should be thankful that it produces holiness in us.)









April School Plans for Amber

April 1: Language Arts-Voice Tone and Mood what are these and why do they matter

Pre-Algebra:Identify Composite Numbers


  1. Read 1 Timothy 5
  2. Explain what this chapter teaches about.

French: day 130

Zoology:Animal senses

Early American History

April 4: Language Arts Analyzing texts for Voice, Tone and Mood

Pre-Algebra:Prime Factorization, Divisibility, Least Common Multiple, and Greatest Common Factor


  1. Read 1 Timothy 6.
  2. What does this chapter teach about slavery? (answer: Slaves are to be respectful and believing owners should love and care for their slaves.)
  3. The first sentence of verse 10 is a very famous saying. What kind of evil can you think of that would have its root in money?

French: day 131

Zoology-Mammals essay

Early American History-Historic sites on the trail

April 5: French day 132Early

Zoology-Mammal essay

Early American History read in book

Language arts House on Mango Street Introductory lesson, read chapter 1 do pre-reading questions

Pre-Algebra GCF and LCM word problems, decimals in expanded form, compare decimal value


  1. Read 1 Timothy 5
  2. Explain what this chapter teaches about

April 6- French day 133

Zoology Mammal essay

Early American History  write essay about Oregon Trail

Language Arts House on Mango Street lesson 1

Pre-Algebra regroup decimals, decimals on the number line tenths and decimals on the number line hundreths


  1. Read 2 Timothy 2:1-13.
  2. Verses 4 through 6 are talking about Christians. What do you think they are saying?
  3. Verse 4 is what Jim Elliot wrote to Elizabeth in her yearbook (before they were married). He stayed away from girls to serve the Lord, but He eventually brought them together.
  4. I want you to remember verse 13. God is God and always will be. His character never changes. He will always be faithful.
  5. Song…Great Is Thy Faithfulness. Make sure you have permission. This is on youtube.

April 7- French day 134

zoology Mammal essay

Early American History- The March of civilization (Manifest Destiny)

Language Arts-House on Mango Street Lesson 2

Pre-Algebra negative decimals on the number line


  1. Read 2 Timothy 2:14-26.
  2. What type of person should you avoid?  (answer: someone who always wants to argue, even if they say they are a believer, and those who talk about things that displease God–you don’t want to be part of their conversation)
  3. How can you be someone who pleases God?  (answer: Keep a pure heart by turning away from evil.

April 8 – French 135

zoology – mammal essay

Early American History-

  • “The march of emigration is to the West, and naught will arrest its advance but the mighty ocean” (routes to California)


Language Arts: The House on Mango Street Lesson 3

Pre-algebra Compare decimals tenths and hundredths, compare decimals through thousandths, and order decimals


  1. Read 2 Timothy 3.
  2. The first verses describe people who are not desiring to live like Jesus, but it says that they have a “form of godliness.” These are people who might go to church (or even be leaders) but their lives are full of sin, greed, lust, and more. How should you treat such people?  (answer: Have nothing to do with them.)
  3. One of the descriptions is that they are disobedient to their parents. If there are kids who you know are disobeying their parents and encouraging you to join them, stay away. The Bible is giving you wisdom to avoid the pit they are headed toward.
  4. Paul mentions some of the troubles that he had faced, but he says the Lord did what?  (answer: rescued him out of all of his troubles)
  5. What does he say will happen to you if you live a godly life?  (answer: There will be times when you will be persecuted.)
  6. What is the Bible useful for?  (hint: verses 16 and 17)  (answer: teaching us, correcting us, showing us what is right, preparing us to do good works.)

April 11- French 136


Early American History-

  • .Down torrent and through the valley, ever rushes on the muddy sediment from the thousand busy rockers” (mining)

Language Arts The House on Mango Street Lesson 4

Pre-Algebra-adding decimals tenths, adding decimals hundreths, adding decimals thousandths, subtracting decimals tenths.


  1. Read 2 Timothy 4.
  2. There are many preachers in churches, on TV, writing books who aren’t preaching what the Bible says. Why do people listen to them? Why are they popular?  (hint : verse 3)  (answer: They are saying what people want to hear. The messages make them feel good, not convicted.)
  3. What is Paul talking about in verses 6-8?  (answer: He is going to die soon.)


April 12 French 137

Zoology-cows essay

Early American History

  • “If enny one wished to send out goods think I could sell them as well as enny man in California” (Gold Rush towns0

Language Arts The house on Mango street lesson 5

Pre-Algebra- Subtracting Decimals hundredths, Subtracting Decimals thousandths, adding and subtracting decimal word problems, multiplying decimals



  • Read 2 Timothy 4.
  • There are many preachers in churches, on TV, writing books who aren’t preaching what the Bible says. Why do people listen to them? Why are they popular?  (hint : verse 3)  (answer: They are saying what people want to hear. The messages make them feel good, not convicted.)
  • What is Paul talking about in verses 6-8?  (answer: He is going to die soon.)

April 13 Pre-Algebra-multiplying decimals, dividing whole numbers to get a decimal, and dividing decimals


  • Read Titus.
  • Who is writing this letter? To whom is he writing?  (answer: Paul is writing to Titus)
  • Find the island of Crete. Where is it? What country is it part of?  (answer: It is a Greek island, south of the mainland.)
  • Would you make a good leader? Are you “one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined?

French day 138

Zoology-cow essay

Early American History

  • : “All we want is an equal chance, an open field, and a fair fight” (racial diversity)

Language Arts The House on Mango Street Lesson 6

April 14dividing decimals, dividing decimals:hundredths, dividing decimals:thousandths, converting fractions to decimals


  1. Read Titus 3.
  2. What is verse 10 talking about?  (answer: Stay away from people who try and break up Christians into factions, groups that don’t get along. The Church is not supposed to be segregated into groups. We are supposed to be the One body of Christ.)
  3. Why did God save us?  (answer: not because of our good works but because of His mercy)

French 139

zoology cow essay

Early American History: “An apron full of gold” (families)

Language Arts The House on Mango Street Lesson 7

April 15 Language Arts House on Mango Street Lesson 8

Pre-Algebra:rewrite decimals as fractions


  1. Read the whole book of Philemon.
  2. Who is Onesimus and what does Paul want Philemon to do?  (answer: Onesimus is Philemon’s slave and Paul wants him to be freed.)

French lesson 140

Zoology- cow essay

Early American History

  • “A Peck of Gold” (the Gold Rush in literature)

April 18: Language Arts House on Mango Street Lesson 9

Pre-Algebra- rewriting decimals as fractions challenge, converting decimals to percents, and finding percents


  1. Read Hebrews 1.
  2. Who is this chapter talking about?  (answer: Jesus)
  3. What type of being are angels?  (answer: spirits, verse 14, They are not heavenly winged beings. Those are the cherubim and seraphim.)

 French Lesson 141

Zoology cow essay

Early American History

 A convention shall meet and frame a state constitution” (California constitution and statehood)




Amber’s March School Plan



March 1: book 10
Vocabulary day 3
review for test

March 2: book 10, Vocabulary day 4, test and 25 more pages in book 10 Vocabulary day 5 and  Giving Directions writing assignment

March 8 book 10, Vocabulary and English assignment

March 9- book 10, Vocabulary review and English assignment

March 10 book 10, Vocabulary review and English Assignment x2

March 16 book 10, Vocabulary and English assignment

March 29- Reading

March 30 first half of vocab and reading

March 31 second half of vocab and reading


March 1: data set warm up and completing frequency tables and creating dot plots and reading dot plots and frequency tables

March 2: statistical questions and creating histograms

March 8 Reading Histograms, Calculating the mean, Calculating the median and calculating the mean data displays.

March 9-calculating the median data displays and missing value giving the mean

March 10 negative numbers on the number line, missing numbers on the number line, ordering negative numbers and number opposites

March 16-adding negative numbers and subtracting negative numbers, interpeting negative numbers and multiplying and dividing negative numbers

March 29-Finding absolute values

March 30 comparing absolute values, interpreting absolute values, absolute values to find distance challenge and divisibility tests

March 31-factor pairs, identify factors and multiples, identify prime numbers


  1. March 1:  Read Ephesians 3.
  2. What does verse 12 mean? (answer: It’s not like the Old Testament when only the high priest could approach God once a year in a special way. We all can come to God in prayer because of Jesus. That’s why we pray in Jesus’ name.)
  3. Paul prays that believers would know how immense is God’s love for those who believe? Do you know how much God loves you? Do you ever question if God loves you? Pray this prayer along with Paul that you can understand how great God’s love for you is.
  4. Here’s a song, How Great Is Your Love 🙂  Get permission to go to the video; it’s on youtube
  1. March 2:Why does God equip His people for service?  (hint: verse 13)  (answer: so that Christians can be united and filled with Christ)
  2. We are created to be like God in what ways? (hint: verse 24) (answer: holy and righteous)
  3. What are some things you shouldn’t be doing?  (answer: greedy, impure, angry, lying, stealing, hateful)
  4. Read Ephesians 4.
  5. What are some things you should be doing?  (answer: building each other up, kind, compassionate, forgiving, truthful)
  6. Do you need to repent of anything
  1. Read Philippians 2:1-11.
  2. Paul pleads with the believers to get along and love each other and agree with each other. What does he tell them to do in order to achieve that goal?  (hint: verses 3 and 4)  (answer: to be humble to think of others as more important than yourself, to do what is good for everyone, not just yourself)
  3. How did Christ model humility and putting others first?  (answer: He gave up heaven and his throne to become human and to even be killed for us.)
  1. Read Philippians 2:12-30.
  2. Jesus accomplished our salvation, but we are told to “work out our salvation.”
  3. What does verse 13 mean?  (answer: We are told to work out our salvation, but it is God who is at work in us to bring about His plans for us.
  1. Read Philippians 3.
  2. What are some lessons in these verses that you’ve seen before this year?  (answer: We are citizens of heaven. We are saved, made right with God, by faith. We need to work to become more and more perfect, more and more like Jesus, even though by the blood of Jesus we are washed clean and made perfect.)
  1. Read Philippians 4.
  2. These verses tell us what kinds of attitudes we should or shouldn’t have. What are they?  (answer: We shouldn’t worry. We should be thankful and rejoice all the time.)
  3. When is it hard for you to “rejoice always?”
  4. When is it hard for you to not worry?
  5. What are examples of the kinds of things should you and shouldn’t you think about according to verse
  1. Read Colossians 1:1-23.
  2. o wrote this letter? (answer: Paul is writing it and Timothy is with him)
  3. Who was it written to?   (answer: the Christians in Colossae)
  4. What country is Colossae in?  (answer)
  5. Find the country on these maps.
  6. Was Jesus created?  (hint: verse 17)  (answer: No, he was before anything was created.)
  7. What did Jesus create? (hint: verse 16)  (answer: everything)
  8. What kingdom did Jesus save
  9. Wh
  10. us from?  (hint: verse 13)  (answer: the kingdom of darkness)
  11. What part of Paul’s prayer in verses 9-11 would you like to pray for yourself
  1. Verse 7 says that there can be Bible teachers who teach very confidently but in reality, what? (answer: They don’t know what they are talking about.)
  2. Remember, someone can sound knowledgeable and impressive, but if what they say isn’t what’s taught in the Bible, then they are just puffing smoke to mask their false doctrines.
  3. Paul is a great example of how Christ came to save whom?  (answer: sinners)
  4. That doesn’t mean God wants us to s
  5. Read 1 Timothy 1.
  6. in more so that He can save us more. We sinned plenty before we came to know him. The end of the chapter talks about two people who had come to faith but then returned to sinful ways. It’s not okay. Paul wants to see them taught a lesson
  1. Read 1 Timothy 3.
  2. How should leaders in the family of God act?  (answer: all of the ways listed in the chapter–They can’t cheat, be greedy, or get drunk. They must be faithful to their families and manage their homes well.)


March 1:The History of a town
Read page 4.
You don’t have to read this, just scroll through it for a visual history. If you see
something (a photo, a
video, etc.) that intrigues you, read about it or watch the video.
A song for you today Belle from Beauty and the Beast going to
Pay close attention to the vocabulary at the top of page 5.
Then, using the links on the sidebar, scroll through them just to get the basic concept of what they are.
Don’t spend your time reading all the wiki stuff. Whe
n you get it, stop and move on. After you look at the
links (at least one doesn’t work, but you’ll be fine without it), complete the activity at the bottom of
page 5.
Watch this lesson today. Tomorrow you will speak the parts.

March 2:

Shopping in French
Today, pretend you are either the customer or the sales clerk. Out loud, speak the parts of the character
you have chosen. W
hen you have finished, play the part of the other character.
That was a lot of work. Now sit back and listen to a story.
March 8- Day 115
March 9 day 116
March 10 day 117 and 118
March 16 day 121 and 122
March 29 day 123 if project is not done…Day 127 if project is done.
March 30 Day 128
March 31 Day 129


February 29:Ballet and Contemporary

March 1: Acro

March 8- Ballet and Contemporary and acro

March 15 Acro

 March 28 Ballet and contemporary

March 29 Acro

March 31 Jazz


March 1: Shark Week- Adaptation day 1 Category: Tail and Fins
Adaptations: crescent-shaped tail, long pectoral fin, tail fin same length as body

March 2: Shark Week- Adaptation day 2 Category: Body Shape
Adaptations: torpedo, blunt head, long snout, head flat and rectangular

March 8- Shark Week Adaptation day 3:Category: Eye
Adaptations: small, black, green

March 9 Shark Week Adaptation day 4:Category: Teeth
Adaptations: thin, pointed, serrated, wedge-shaped, small, conical

March 10 Shark Week Adaptation day 5: Category: Coloration
Adaptations: light-colored belly, gray topside, blue topside, dark brown with spots, mottled

March 16- Make Shark and discuss it’s adaptations

March 29- learn about sea otters and write an essay about the sea otter

March 30 Animal senses

March 31: Animals senses


March 1: History in the making session 1

March 2: History in the making session 2

March 8-Read the introduction of the Oregon Trail and Why people decided to travel west….You will be writing an essay about the Oregon trail when you are done studying this unit.

March 9 read pages 284-290

March 10 read about the trail and one historic site

March 16 read about camping

March 29 read about this sweet smelling chore

March 30- read in book 291-301

March 31- Read in book 302-305