Microbiology Unit Study for Middle School

My rising 7th grader will be completing this microbiology unit study. I had a previously completed microbiology study, but I am using different spines, changing some of the videos, and scaling it back a little to suit my youngest child. This study will include cells, microscope exploration, genetics, and bacteria.…

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Free Reading Tests – Check Your Child’s Reading Level

As a homeschooling parent, it can be helpful to find out how your child is progressing with reading skills. On this post you will find links to free assessments to give you more information on your child’s skills.

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Movies as Literature Curriculum Review

Movies as Literature is a different approach to literature reading and analysis.  The curriculum is designed to be used as a one year high school English course or it can be used to supplement studies from middle school through high school.  We chose the latter.  We have been using parts…

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Classic Literature for Middle School

Back when I started homeschooling, we had a historical fiction reading emphasis.  While that has it merits, I found there to be more benefits to a classic literature reading emphasis. Classics are written by writers who really know what they are doing.  My oldest son recently showed me a page…

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