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    Karyn Booth

    Writing & Rhetoric 4! (NEW BOOK THIS WEEK and our ONLY W and R class this month!)

    This week’s focus: Lesson 1 What in the world is a Chreia? AND Lesson 2 Literal and Figurative Language in Proverbs

    Parents, here we have a new book, and a slightly different focus in writing. I read introductions for leisure, but in case you don’t wish to, please read the following sections so you are familiar with the direction of the rest of the year.

    “Good writing requires content. It abhors a vaccum…It takes imitation to task for a lack of freedom and personal expression.” P ix

    Review the bullet points on p xi
    P xii Objectives for Chreia and Proverb
    P xiv 4th full paragraph explains the goal of this book and its shape—a 6 paragraph essay!

    In preparation for Schole support class:

    PLEASE BRING A PROVERB TO CLASS to share and discuss
    (The book of Proverbs is a good source. Also, p 27-29 has some listed)

    Suggested schedule:
    Learn the words Proverb, chreia, cheroides ( p 1)
    Read through p 1-5 with the goal of narration p 6 #1

    P 6 Talk about it,
    P 7-9 Go Deeper
    P 9-13, stop at D ii. (there are prepositions here too! Great WOL review!)

    P 13 #4 Fable, p 14 #5,

    To be completed this week after class:

    THURSDAY Lesson 2

    FRIDAY Lesson 2
    P23-25 Please pay attention to your work here. Active voice > passive voice.

    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more

    P 31-34 The goal of this class is to do more practice in public speaking. Because we have two lessons and the next W and R class is in MARCH!? You have some extra time to do this section and perhaps video it and send it in?


    P 29-30 #5

    Please contact karynbooth.tutor@gmail.com with any questions and submissions.

    • This reply was modified 4 weeks, 1 day ago by Karyn BoothKaryn Booth.
    Monica Hielema

    Class Name: Literature Grades 3 / 4
    Tutor: Monica Hielema
    To be completed this week:
    • Read 20 minutes / day (minimum)
    • For the month of February: Choose a book to read and prepare to share your reading choice with our class on March 5th, during our next Literature class. Show us your book, tell us the title and one reason why you recommend this book.
    • Also – in preparation for next Literature Discussion Class read: Little Red Riding Hood by Grimm Brothers (1812):
    • When finished, continue reading books of choice, UPDATED suggestions include:
    Pompeii: Buried Alive (Kunhardt) (R: 2-4)
    Wagon Wheels (Brenner) (R: 2-4)
    Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie (Roop) (R: 2-6)
    Emily’s Runaway Imagination (Cleary) (R: 3-7)
    Misty of Chincoteague (Henry) (R: 3-8)
    McBroom’s Wonderful One-Acre Farm (Fleishchman) (R:3-6)

    The Classical Reader: A Comprehensive Reading Guide for K–12 Students

    This month’s ASSIGNMENT:
    • After you have finished reading the fairy tale (I suggest reading it more than once), complete the following to prepare for our Literature discussion on March 5th.
    • Email the Little Red Riding Hood Reflection to Ms. Monica BEFORE March 5th: http://www.calgaryclassicalschole.ca/wp-content/uploads/gravity_forms/1-3e0c424b174623071e187e08ff5fe3d4/2021/02/LIttle-Red-Riding-Hood-Reflection.pdf
    • Choose a book to read and prepare to share your reading choice with our class on January 8th, during our next Literature class. Show us your book, tell us the title and one reason why you would recommend this book.
    Please contact mhielema@redeemer.ab.ca with any questions and submissions.


    Music: Grades 3-4

    Please watch this recorded video for our music lesson.

    Enjoy the following videos with your family:

    Chinese New Year:

    Black History Month:

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at aperlau@mtroyal.ca

    Monica Hielema

    Class Name: History for Grammar Students
    This week’s focus: Dominion of Canada/Wright Brothers
    Parents: Our class Zoom class focus will be the “Dominion of Canada” giving time and detail to our nation’s history from 1700 to 1900. Because of this, the MOH theme will be introduced but please cover the Wright Brothers in your homes. See Enrichment for extra resources.
    (If interested, timeline cards for Canadian History are in Resource Library.)
    In preparation for Schole support class:
    • MOH text ~ Lessons 43, 44, 45
    • Optional to work on during Thursday’s Class: Bring coloring page for the MOH week 15:
    • And/or timeline card:
    • And/or Canadian History Timeline Cards:
    To be completed this week:
    • Complete Reading/Listening to Lessons 43, 44, 45
    • History read aloud (A list can be found in Appendix A of the Curriculum Guide.)
    (A reminder that APPENDIX B in the Curriculum Guide provides Canadian History through Living Books.
    ENRICHMENT CHOICES – Extra resources for children and families who desire more
    • Review Timeline Cards
    • Companion Guide – NOTE that Section B lists Supplemental Books and Resources for each lesson!
    • Wright Brother’s First Flight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kjRL-Q-KBc
    • Wright Brother’s Aeroplane Company:
    • Read Aloud: The Wright Brothers (Landmark Books)
    • For the month of February: Grades 1 to 3: memorize the provinces of Canada / Grades 4 to 6: memorize provinces and capitals of Canada PARENT RESOURCE: https://www.cbc.ca/parents/play/view/printable-map-of-canada-puzzle

    Please contact mhielema@redeemer.ab.ca with any questions and submissions

    Monica Hielema

    Class Name: Writing & Rhetoric
    Tutor: Monica Hielema
    This week’s focus: Lesson 11 Following an Outline – The Trees Choose a King
    *** Please note change from year plan. Lesson 12 and 13 will be combined NOT Lesson 11 and 12
    • Begin LESSON 11:
     Page 114, 115
     Read and narrate: The Trees Choose a King
     Finish Sentence Play on page 119: bring this to class as I will ask students to share theirs.
    • During Wednesday’s Zoom class we will work through NARRATION, TALK ABOUT IT, and ideas for FOLLOWING AN OUTLINE
    BRING TO CLASS: Small whiteboard and marker OR a clipboard with paper and marker. Completed sentence play from page 119.
    To be completed this week: (this may be before or after Wednesday’s class)
    • Complete Lesson 11 – GO DEEPER, WRITING TIME
    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more
    (Optional) Poem to Memorize: (taken from Linguistic Development through Poetry Memorization – IEW)

    The Yak
    By Hilaire Belloc

    As a friend to the children commend me the Yak.
    You will find it exactly the thing:
    It will carry and fetch, you can ride on its back,
    Or lead it about with a string.

    The Tartar who dwells on the plains of Thibet
    (A desolate region of snow)
    Has for centuries made it a nursery pet.
    And surely the Tartar should know!

    Then tell your papa where the Yak can be got,
    And if he is awfully rich
    He will buy you the creature – or else he will not.
    (I cannot be positive which.)

    ***POEM OF THE MONTH: Psalm 23:

    Lesson 11 – Writing a Fable to be handed in on or before February 26th. (My advice is to email the fable as soon as completed.)
    Please contact mhielema@redeemer.ab.ca with any questions and submissions.

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