Classes start 8:30 in the morning with self-directed study. Work on a page in each subject from the work books. Discuss social events during lesson times, read topics of interest, go over problem areas for the child. Jayson’s is writing and literature. We will put emphasis on his writing prompts and reading the college literature texts. He will also now be undergoing a language study and coding class.
Instructor name: Mr. Knight
School Name: Knapp Family School
Window into The Samurai Warrior
Who were the Samurai? The Samurai were the elite warrior group of Japan. The time of the samurai was the Edo or feudal Japan period, from 1603 to 1867 in Japan. Back then Tokyo was Edo. Edo was not capital Kyoto was. A samurai wasn’t just warriors but, they were also shoguns. Shoguns were commander-in-chief in feudal Japan, the highest rank.
What was the life of a samurai? When a boy in a samurai family is born, they give him a sword. It’s not a real sword, but it is a symbol of his future. A sword is more important than anything except for Bushido and his training. Continue reading →