Monday, May 10, 2010

C.A.T. spells cat

It's also an acronym for California Achievement Test. That's what we are doing this week--meow! I do these tests because MN law requires them. And I do these tests because it's like MY report card, letting me know where I've missed the mark a little and what we need to focus on next year.


And in between tests (because I don't sit and watch them, but I do set a timer and make sure they stop on time) I did school with Blue-Raspberry and worked on a sewing project.
We have a few more tests tomorrow and the rest of the week we'll be studying economics--garage sale style!
Joyfully,
Mrs. Taffy

6 comments:

  1. Happy Testing...I should really order my CAT's as I wanted them to re-test at the end of May...a little behind!

    Are you sewing what I think your sewing...adorable material...I still faithfully use my unmentionables and love it!

    I saw an apron in a magazine and went to the web site...ouch the apron was about $30.00...silly! So I have a thought of making my own apron and I found some free apron patterns on-line and I can dress it up with bows and buttons...a project for JI and I soon!

    Have a Happy Day...God Bless!

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  2. Keeper...my friend...yup! You are correct! I have been faithful too, just wanted a few more. I'm popping them out pretty quickly this time.

    I had the same idea about looking for an apron pattern on line...can you send me the links? Or do a blog post about it!

    I need two aprons, one for the kitchen and one for the garden.

    ttys!

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  3. Ick, I do not like the tests. But, they are TONS better than the ones in public school. You had to take one test for every subject. Phew, good thing I don't have to do that much this year! :)

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  4. Testing in SC was optional when I was homeschooling, I think. My mom still sent me somewhere to take them each year just because. She wanted to see where I was in comparison with others in my grade to make sure I was on track. Ours was the Stanford Achievement Test, no relation to the SATs taken during junior and senior year tho!

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  5. We're doing ours next week. Yeah fun!

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  6. Yes, I would be happy to share what I find on-line....but you have to check out this amazing apron company...Jessie Steele Aprons...very adorable. I got a million ideas running in my head about aprons...but one I've never thought of is one for the garden! Now that is a marvelous idea...so no I need two also...tee-hee!

    Hugs to you!

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