Friday, February 1, 2008

Homeschool for February 4-8

We are going to be doing a Chocolate Unit this coming week. I have taken ideas from different websites and teachers and put them in a unit of my own.

MONDAY ~
Begin reading the Chocolate Touch (Lit)
Watch a chocolate factory video online (Science)
Estimate the number of m &m's in a jar (Math)
Brainstorm types of candy bars then place them in ABC order (Language)
A 5 senses worksheet on a Hershey Kiss (Science)

TUESDAY~
Read a chapter in the Chocolate Touch (Lit)
Read Cocoa Ice (Lit, Science)
Look at pictures online of a caoco field (Science)
Do a online poll for favorite chocolate candy ( Social Studies)
Graph m&m's (Math)

WEDNESDAY ~
Read a chapter in the Chocolate Touch (Lit)
Do Hershey Bar Fractions (Math)
Do Hershey Bar weight (Math)
Read biography of Hershey (Social Studies, Lit)
Listen to Chocolate Fever on CD o the way to church (Lit)

THURSDAY ~
Read a chapter in the Chocolate Touch (Lit)
Create your own Chocolate Bar worksheet (Art)
Watch Charlie and the Chocolate Factory DVD (Lit)
Fingerpaint with chocolate syrup (Art)

FRIDAY ~
Finish reading the Chocolate Touch (Lit)
Do a "types of rocks" experiment with brownie's & hot fudge (Science) * See above post *
Have chocolate fondue for dinner (FUN!)

I will post some picture next weekend after we are finished! Now, if I can only figure out how to pull together a coffee unit!! :>)

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

That's AWESOME!!! We should co-op everyday this week! And by that I mean, can we come do YOUR school?? hahahaha :)
Rach :)

SoniaM said...

this is fantastic i cant wait to do this study thanks heaps

Carol S said...

Sounds like tons of fun! If your library has the book Chocolate Fever, that might be fun for you to add in, and it's definitely a quick read.