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spring! As weather watchers, we were really impressed with the drastic improvement
in temperature between the end of February and the middle of March. We are
happy to see the nice weather returning but all agree that it was a pretty good
We finished our novel Hatchet and viewed the movie based on the book, A
Cry in the Wild. We acted as critics and did our own reviews of both the book
and the movie. We don’t want to spoil it for anyone but there are a lot of
differences. We all agree that the book has far more detail and tells a more
interesting story than the movie, but the movie was still fun to watch.
month we are learning about “Truth” from the Seven Teachings. The turtle represents
truth. We enjoyed a book, “Thirteen Moons on Turtles Back,” which reflects on
thirteen unique seasonal cycles of the moon and how they are represented on the
back of a turtle’s shell. In Social Studies we are learning about the ancient
Mayan, Incan, and Aztec cultures. Here are some interesting facts. The Aztec
people frequently had steam rooms attached to their houses. The Mayans had
actual pyramids that acted as calendars. The Incas built roads that have lasted
for thousands of years. Modern road builders could learn a lesson from them!