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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

  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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Make Your Own 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

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

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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Central and South America Unit Studies

Central and South America here we come!  We have enjoyed learning about the world with country studies for the past 8 years.  We started in Europe long ago and have slowly made our way around the world, learning about different countries and cultures along the way.  This year we are …

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