Category Archives: Grade 5

Botany

I covered botany during 2 blocks last year.. and I am finally getting around to posting our work! First, here is a list of the resources that I used:  Botany by Charles Kovacs The Plant, Vol. 1 by Gerbert Grohmann … Continue reading

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Greek Mythology

We have finished up our 3-week Greek Mythology Block, and it was a great success. I used D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths for the stories. As usual, the D’Aulaires’ do not disappoint! Their exciting stories and fantastic illustrations are captivating … Continue reading

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More Ancient Civilizations

Just a few more photos of our 5th grade Ancient Civilizations work:   This painting is of Gilgamesh entering the dark crevice in the mountain comes from Live Ed. My painting is on the left, my 5th grader’s is on … Continue reading

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Grade 5 Ancient India and Persia

We have begun our Ancient Mythologies block. It is a fascinating block which follows the history of human consciousness through ancient myths. The history and stories are so rich that it is easy to get bogged down in this block! … Continue reading

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Fifth Grade Geometry

We have finally begun our school year. After one week, things are going quite well. Our first block is Geometry. I wanted to begin with this one, because it is so different than any of our other blocks we have … Continue reading

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