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Documentary-Based Modern World History Course for High School

documentary-based-modern-world-history-course-for-high-school

This is a modern world history course that I put together for my 9th grader.  He is studying World War 2 through current times.  While this is a world history course, it does have more US history than other countries.  I’ve combined readings, documentaries, and writing to create a 1 …

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Veterinary Animal Care Unit Study

veterinary animal care unit study

  I created this study for my animal-loving 8 year old who wants to be a vet.  It incorporates books, videos, and hands-on pet care. It is designed for her to do independently.  For the books, she will read whatever interests her whether that involves skimming or reading every word. …

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When You Have No Money for Homeschool Curriculum

when you have no money for homeschool curriculum

Have you been there?  Some families have been there many times.  When finances are tight, the library can be an excellent tool for creating curriculum without costing you anything.  One year when I had limited funds, I started using the library heavily.  It turned out that the curriculum I was …

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Make Your Own Printing Press

Make a Printing Press

My 7 year old and I are learning more about the history of English in her Fun with English Unit Study.  Hands-on learning is my daughter’s preference so we got a little messy and made our own printing press with things we had around the house. We used: Washable paint …

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Dangerous Animals Unit Study

Dangerous Animals Unit Study

My 7 year old daughter wanted to abandon her current science studies and spend lots of time learning more about dangerous animals.  So we are!  For this study, I’ve compiled a list of easily available resources from Netflix, Youtube, and our local library.   After consulting with my art-loving daughter, …

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Health and Safety Study

Health and Safety Study

Back when my boys were in 2nd grade and Kindergarten, I did a health study with them.  I had originally purchased a curriculum, but didn’t like it so I made up my own study with a book that I owned and added in online resources.  This year I am revisiting …

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