If you’ve ever tried to find the best books for studying a historical time period, combine the books, and create a plan that works, you know how hard that task can be! Now, imagine that someone has done the hard work of finding all those books for you – the best books for your history studies, organized by grade-level and time period. Wouldn’t that be nice?
Last year my eldest used BookShark History 6 with Readers and really enjoyed it. This year he picked right back up where he left off using BookShark History 7 with Readers, and he didn’t enjoy it. Nope, he absolutely loved it. He’s raved so much about the books, the fun and the learning, I think he’s going to be totally bummed when he finishes it
As home educators, we strive to develop traits of independent learners. Tasks cards are a wonderful stepping stone for elementary and middle school students to develop their independent learning skills – providing them with a framework to focus their search and just enough guidance to ensure success. ~Don’t miss the Task Cards giveaway at the end! Task Cards Develop Independent Learners Task cards are a fantastic way
History is one of those subjects that can be dry and boring (do you remember your history textbooks from elementary school?) or filled with fun and adventure. I don’t know about you, but I prefer history lessons that are filled with fun and adventure! History with Heirloom Audio Productions One of the best ways to make history come alive is with great books – and
Profiles from History by Ashley Wiggers provides a wonderful blend of short biographies and active learning. Long biographies might feel a bit heavy for elementary students, especially those who do not enjoy reading. But I have found Profiles from History to be the perfect fit! These books share the most important information while offering crossword puzzles, word hunts, timeline activities, maps, photographs, and fill-in-the blanks
World history can feel like a daunting subject to tackle with your children, but the Project Passport series from Home School in the Woods is a fabulous resource that will help you and your kids create a personalized history program that’s perfect for your homeschool. Home School in the Woods If you haven’t used the resources available from Home School in the Woods, you are
This year I was looking for a way to teach my girls about the English language without teaching grammar itself. I wanted to give them an understanding of its beauty and history so that they would learn to love it and also be able to use it more skillfully. And then I was offered King Alfred’s English to review. What a perfect resource to meet
Is the study of economics in your four-year high school plan? It should be! Our families, our businesses and our world run on economic principles. Or maybe I should say they run well (or don’t run well) depending on how we handle economic principles. Understanding basic economics is so important that every high school student should receive at least 1/2 credit instruction – if not