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Free Literature Study Guides 0

Free Literature Guides

Do you know about this great literature resource?  The Glencoe Literature Library page has Free Literature Study Guides for a huge selection of well-known novels. The Literature Study Guides include sections such as Meet the Author Introducing the Novel Before you Read Active Reading activities Personal Responses I thought I would mention this because I have used it a couple of times. I recently printed out the free literature guide...

Skeletal System Activities Bones Joints Cartilage 0

Skeletal System Activities

Today, I wanted to share some of the hands-on activities we’ve done to learn about the Skeletal System. We did a number of fun activities to learn more about the bones, cartilage and joints! This is a unit we have done several times over the years. Each time, the kids have learned a bit more, but they *always* love the hands-on activities!! So, this is a unit you can do...

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3 Branches of Government Worksheets

Civics and Government Unit (45+ pages!) This unit covers the 3 Branches of Government The Constitution & Bill of Rights The Presidential Cabinet Positions How a Bill becomes Law Civics Review (symbols, landmarks) Federal vs. State Governments and more! I have added in a number of new worksheets on the 3 branches of government to the Civics and Government Unit.  These pages cover things like how old you have to...

Botany Unit - Worksheets and Notebook Pages - Plant Kingdom Moss Ferns conifers angiosperms 0

Botany Unit – Plant Kingdom Worksheets and more!

I have added over 25 new pages to the Botany Unit! These new pages are all about the Plant Kingdom.  We went over plant classification and learned about the life cycles of mosses, ferns, gymnosperms (conifers & cycads), and angiosperms (flowering plants). The Plant Kingdom Worksheets The first set of worksheets goes over the basics about each of the four groups of the Plant Kingdom and some terms like vascular...

Skeletal System Worksheets and Notebook Pages 0

Skeletal System Unit

I have just made huge update to the Skeletal System Packet!! I added more than 50 pages, so the Skeletal System Unit is now more than 90 pages! In the last few weeks, I made a whole new set of skeletal system worksheets and notebook pages: My daughter has been learning the bones of the body and going over many of the facts about the skeletal system from the function...

Free Homeschool Planner Printables 0

FREE Homeschool Planner

New! Homeschool Planner Printable Booklet We now have two FREE Homeschool Planners. One version is a 1/2 sized printable Homeschool Planner booklet, the other has full-sized pages. Grab them both with the links below! With the holidays coming up, family coming into town, and more on our plate than ever before, I needed to get everything down on paper.  I wanted something slightly smaller than the normal homeschool planners I...

American Revolution Video Documentaries 0

American Revolution Videos & Resources

As we have worked through our studies of the American Revolution, I wanted to create a post for our family so we could watch some history video documentaries from one convenient spot. ­čÖé Plus, this post also includes some American Revolution books for younger students. Hope you find this page helpful! These are the two series we have been watching as we have studied the French and Indian War and...

Fall and Halloween Freebies - Free Printables 0

Fall and Halloween Freebies

This post has links to more than 50 FREE Fall and Halloween Printables we have tucked away here on the blog! ­čÖé┬á You’ll find all kinds of math freebies from addition & subtraction, skip counting pages, multiplication & division, fractions, writing activities, Spanish fall-themed words and more!! Hope you find various materials you can use! ­čÖé ~Liesl To grab your Fall and Halloween Freebies click on the link or the...

Writing Resource BUNDLE 0

Writing Resource BUNDLE

This Writing Resource BUNDLE will help you take your kids’ writing to the next level! It includes five huge action-packed pdfs! For the last year, I have been trying to compile and put ALL (300+pages) of our writing materials and resources into a more convenient packet.┬á It’s been a huge undertaking!┬á I thought it was about time to release it… even though it is always a work in progress! ­čÖé...

el cuerpo humano - Spanish Worksheets for Kids 0

Spanish Human Body Worksheets & Activities – el cuerpo humano

NEW Spanish Human Body Parts Worksheets & Activities! Today, I wanted to let you know that I just shared the el cuerpo humano Spanish Human Body Part Worksheet Packet in the Spanish store. ­čÖé This is a 25-page packet and includes 33 of the most common body parts from the eyes, nose, mouth (forehead, eyelashes, cheek) down to the leg, knee, ankle and toes! My kids have been learning Spanish...

German Worksheets - die K├Ârperteile Body Parts - Organe Knochen 0

German Worksheets K├Ârperteile Body Parts

German Worksheets & Activities for Kids! The 30+ page German K├Ârperteile Worksheet Packet includes parts of the body, the internal organs, bones (K├Ârperteile, Organe, Knochen) and more! In our homeschool, the kids have been studying German.┬á This new German worksheet set helped them learn the vocabulary about the body. It includes not only the typical body parts such as eyes, ears, nose, arms, legs and toes, but also some internal...

13 Colonies Worksheet Packet 0

13 Colonies Packet

The NEW unit on the 13 Colonies is 40% off through October 11th! This year we are studying American history.  We have just finished our unit on the establishment of the thirteen colonies. This new 70-page packet includes notebook pages and chronology cards that cover the 13 colonies and how they were established.  These worksheets and cards cover Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay and others! This packet also goes into...

Using Literature Textbooks in our Homeschool 0

Literature Textbooks in our Homeschool

Over the weekend, I talked a little bit about what we’ve been doing in our┬á writing workshop. Today, I just thought I’d write a post about how we use the big Literature textbooks in our homeschool. We’ve bought many Literature anthologies. They include stories, plays, poems, myths & legends, biographies and more from well known authors.┬á By many… I mean, just check out the back part of our literature shelf!!┬á...

Our Homeschool Writing Workshop 0

Writing Workshop in Our Homeschool

We have been using a writing workshop model in our homeschool for many, many years. It has brought a lot of joy to our writing time. My kids are not at all intimidated by writing now… even high school essays! I have a lot of posts about what a Writing Workshop looks like in our homeschool and also have a lot of posts about the various mini-lessons we used to...