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Final Project: Habitat Box

Moving Beyond the Page 6-8 – Concept 1, Unit 3, Final Project: Habitat Box YaY! We have finished Concept 1. AA decided to do the habitat box, he chose the Deciduous Forest habitat. We researched different animal species from each of the animal groups that inhabit the...

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Community Members Depend on One Another

Moving Beyond the Page 6-8 – Concept 1, Unit 3, Lesson 11: Community Members Depend on One Another Today we studied how plants, animals, and humans are dependent on one another. We learned about the food chain, where some animals are on top and usually plants in the...

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Life Cycles

Moving Beyond the Page 6-8 – Concept 1, Unit 3, Lesson 10: Life Cycles Today we learned about the life cycle that all living things go through.  We watched videos and animations on several life cycles such as the butterfly, the frog, the human babies to adults, and...

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Comparing Living Things

Moving Beyond the Page 6-8 – Concept 1, Unit 3, Lesson 9: Comparing Living Things Today we compared living things. We looked at a chart and selected what plants, animals and humans need to live and completed sentences about such things. We created a venn diagram that...

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The Role of Plants

Moving Beyond the Page 6-8 – Concept 1, Unit 3, Lesson 8: The Role of Plants Today we learned about the role plants play in the community and the environment. We started as usual with our spelling practice. Copy today's new words once each into AA's spelling journal...

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Plants

Moving Beyond the Page 6-8 – Concept 1, Unit 3, Lesson 7: Plants Today we studied Plants. We started as usual with the spelling words: We added 2 new ones to the spelling journal and repeated yesterday's words 3 times each into his crayola dry erase board. Then a...

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Extinct and Endangered Species

Moving Beyond the Page 6-8 – Concept 1, Unit 3, Lesson 6: Extinct and Endangered Species Today we studied Extinct and Endangered Species. We first started with our spelling lesson. AA copied his two new words of the day: plant and seed into his spelling book; he then...

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Maestro Classics Giveaway

I had discovered the Maestro Classics CDs a while ago and really loved the complete package. Not only are the CDs professionally performed by none other than The London Philarmonic Orchestra. They also really convey the love and appreciation for music.  I'm looking...

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Animal Needs

Moving Beyond the Page 6-8 – Concept 1, Unit 3, Lesson 5: Animal Needs Today we learned about the needs of animals and how their habitats provide for them. We started out with 2 spelling words today: classify and habitat, which AA wrote in his "Plants and Animals"...

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Animal and Plant Communities

Moving Beyond the Page 6-8 – Concept 1, Unit 3, Lesson 4: Animal and Plant Communities Today we revisited habitats. Since we had covered habitats recently back when we tried MBtP 5-7, we went fairly quickly over this session. We talked about the animal and plant...

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