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Africa Unit Study

We are embarking on a study of the continent of Africa this year, focusing on Morocco, Ghana, Sudan, Tanzania, and South Africa.  Our study basically consists of books, videos and activities.  As a mission-focused family, missions are woven into the study using Window on the World, The Gospel According to …

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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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Unit Study on Islam

Some might wonder why we, as Christians, decide to spend time learning about another religion.  I guess my reasons are quite numerous.  First of all, I believe it is important to expose my children to other viewpoints and ideas about religion.  I want them to face questions and wonder while …

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Season and Holiday Unit Study

I put together this unit study for my craft-loving little girl who will be in K4 this year. September – Fall Books: Pick a Perfect Pumpkin:  Learning about Pumpkin Harvests Apples, Apples, Everywhere How Do You Know It’s Fall? Autumn:  An Alphabet Acrostic Too Many Pumpkins Why Do Leaves Change …

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