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Learning about Early Modern World History with Documentaries

I put together this study for my 5th grader and 7th grader.  It is a continuation of the documentary-focused Middle Ages study we did last school year.   When my boys were younger we tended to do history studies with lots of hands-on activities.  Now that they are getting older, …

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Designing a Unit Study for History, Geography, or Science

This post is part of the Virtual Curriculum Fair.  The topic this week is social studies and science.  We have enjoyed exploring social studies and science through unit studies.  Our love for unit studies all began when my oldest child was 5 and very much into dinosaurs.  As we embarked …

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Ancient Greece Unit Study with Books, Activities, and Videos

I did this Ancient Greece study with my boys a couple of years ago when they were in 2nd and 4th grade.  It is really a myth-focused study rather than history-focused, but I found it to be a great introduction to the stories and literature of ancient Greece.Earlier this month …

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