Category: History and World Cultures Units

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World War II History

This semester we have been studying World War II history. It’s been such a fascinating unit, I wanted to share with you what we’ve done so far! We have jumped ahead in time to pick up where we left off last spring in modern history.  Last year we studied the growth of imperialism & nationalism, WWI, the Russian Revolution, the Great Depression and some Chinese History. We read a number...

American Revolution Unit - Worksheets and Activities 0

American Revolution Unit

Our American Revolution Unit has just been updated! This 60+ page packet includes worksheets and notebook pages, a booklet, review cards and new chronology cards. American Revolutionary War Highlights This unit highlights: The French and Indian War Molasses and Sugar Acts Pontiac’s Rebellion Proclamation of 1763 Stamp Act Sons of Liberty, Notable Men of Boston Townshend Acts, the Boston Massacre Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts First and Second...

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Territorial Expansion – Manifest Destiny Worksheets

For the past couple of weeks, we have been doing an American History unit on Territorial Expansion. Below you’ll some of the new Territorial Expansion/Manifest Destiny worksheets and notebook pages I created recently. This material is included in our 100-page Slavery & the Civil War Packet. This packet has three sections Slavery (pages 4-37) Territorial Growth (pages 38-67) Civil War – (pages 68-103) including information on popular sovereignty, slave vs....

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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...

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. 🙂 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...

13 Colonies Worksheet Packet 0

13 Colonies Packet

Thirteen Colonials Unit! 70-pages 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 some detail about the Puritans and some well-known Puritan...

World Leaders -Types of Governments - Types of Societies Worksheets 0

World Leaders & Types of Government Worksheets

Free World Leaders and the Types of Government Worksheets A while back, I made a worksheet packet for the kids that covered some of the world leaders as well as the different types of government. A reader pointed out that I needed to update this to include Boris Johnson, the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. I’ve changed and updated this packet (Sept. 2019). 🙂 This packet also includes...

USA States and Capitals Packet 0

USA States and Capitals Packet

This new 100+ page packet will help your student/s learn the U.S. states and capitals. We are doing American History this year and I wanted to be sure the kids had a good foundation in U.S. geography. U.S. regions worksheets: The 50+ pages of geography worksheets are organized by regions: Northeast Southeast Midwest Northwest (plus Alaska and Hawaii) Southwest We’ll go over the state’s location and the capitals of the...

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American History Resources

Today I wanted to highlight a number of American History Resources we have used in our homeschool. In the spring, we tend to do quite a bit of review. One really good overview of all of American History is a video called America, The Story of Us. The episodes are dramatized and really keep the attention of my kids. This is not an in-depth series, just a broad overview, but...

US Presidents Quick Study - Highlighting 14 Presidents 0

U.S. Presidents – Quick Study Packet

U.S. Presidents Activity, highlighting 14 Presidencies I hope you enjoy this printable booklet that highlights some of the well-known Presidents including Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Jackson, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Wilson, Hoover, FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, JFK, George W. Bush and Trump. I chose some of the Presidents who had some significant historical events that occurred during their Presidencies. How to Use These Pages: These are booklets. You need to print these out...

World War I Unit with Worksheets Notebook Pages and More 0

World War I Unit

100+ Page World War I Packet We have just finished our huge study of World War I and I am finally ready to share this 100+page WWI unit with you! Our World War I Unit starts with a study of imperialism and nationalism, dives into the causes of World War I with a close look at militarism, territorial disputes, and the complicated secret alliances of this period.  We talked about...

History Portfolio Projects - Using them in your homeschool or classroom - Free Prinable 0

What is a History Portfolio Project?

History Portfolio Projects have student focus on one theme, topic or time period and can include an array of writing, art, and geography assignments that are compiled together in a final product. While we did a couple of portfolio projects when the kids were in elementary (age 8 -10 or so), Portfolio Project really become a powerful tool during the middle and high school years! History portfolio projects require students...

Then and Now Worksheets - Items from the Past and Present 0

Then and Now Worksheets – Items from the Past and Present!

Today I have some fun Then and Now worksheets to share with you!  These are currently FREE to download! 🙂  They include various items from the past and present… and are perfect if you are talking with your kids about the history of Thanksgiving! If your kids are a little older they can try to figure out how long ago these items were used – back in colonial days (1620)...

Biography Writing Paper Packet - Free Download 0

Free Biography Writing Paper Packet

Today I have a free Biography Writing Paper Packet to share with you! These writing pages include famous Americans as well as famous historical figures from King Tut to Marie Curie, Albert Einstein dozens more! These can be used with the biographies my daughter read (more details about those below) or just as quick assignments when you have the time. 🙂 My youngest has been working independently on these for...