We also read Aaron and the Green Mountain Boys. This is based on the true story of a young boy, Aaron, who was 9 years old and wanted to fight the British but needed to remain home to help cut wood for his grandfather's tavern. The wood he cut helped keep the fire going that, in turn, provided a place for the tired mountain men to dry off their guns and eat bread so they were ready to fight and win the next day.
It was a great opportunity to discuss how our small actions in obedience leads to the greater good when we are diligent. The kids than watched two more episodes of Liberty Kids. This is a great teaching tool. Sweet and simple and keeps the battle scenes at a very elementary level.
|Austen has worked so hard on his maze books and dot to dot this week- he has completed 4 books this week!|
|the "Redcoats" coming into Boston Harbor|
|some of the fun books we are reading|