Betsy Ross (Ch 8)



Character Lessons:

Jordan continued reading through the FIAR Bible and character lessons. We split up any remaining scripture verses over the rest of the week. I try to give him a “daily Bible bite” to accompany his assigned scripture verses.

Memory Verse:

Jordan memorized Luke 15:10 while rowing this chapter.


Crosssing the Atlantic:

I had Jordan read Discover the Oceans: Atlantic Ocean since he was reading about Columbus crossing the Atlantic ocean this week.

Since Jordan read about Christopher Columbus crossing the Atlantic, I decided to assign Who Was Christopher Columbus? as his next reader.


In addition to reading the FIAR manual, I had Jordan read about the history of wigs in An Uncommon History of Common Things.

Sovereigns & Shillings:

Jordan read about the timeline of money in The Usborne Book of Knowledge.

He also read about money and currency in The Uncommon History of Common Things.


Writing – A Diary Format:

Jordan wrote a journal entry from the previous weekend.

Writing & Discussion:

I asked Jordan what he thought Betsy would do with the money. He immediately knew she would buy a little something and save the rest. That seemed like something Betsy would do.


Physical Condition:

I found a great article from MedlinePlus that speaks about the dangers of being sedentary.

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