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Frogs Unit Study

In this unit study you will learn a little about frogs. The unit study was written for early elementary school aged children but could be adapted for older students as well. Your student will learn a little about classifying animals, he will also learn about the frog’s environment, and he will learn about the frog’s life cycle. This unit study can be done at your own pace. » Read more

Ferdinand Magellan Unit Study

In this unit study you will learn about Ferdinand Magellan and his journey around the world. You will also learn a little about ship building and navigation, scurvy and vitamin C, and sea animals. This unit study is geared for elementary students and planned as a 2 week unit. The book used for this unit study is Magellan A Voyage Around the World by Fiona MacDonald » Read more

Christopher Columbus Unit Study

In this unit study you will learn about Christopher Columbus and his journey to America. You will also learn a little geography. You will learn about the different landforms including peninsulas, islands, and mountains. This unit study is geared for elementary students and planned as a 1-2 week unit. » Read more

Starting a Local Homeschool Support Group

By Shauna Smith Duty

When my husband and I decided to homeschool our children, I was worried about not being able to provide enough socialization. I live in Roanoke, Texas, a small suburb between Dallas and Fort Worth, and the few homeschooling moms I knew drove miles for park days, field trips, and special events. I hate driving to the grocery store, so this routine did not appeal to me. » Read more

Homeschool Report Card

Are you looking for a report card to use in your homeschool? We've provided some easy printable report cards for you to use. Homeschool Report Cards 4 semester year report card Pages 1 & 4 » Read more

Free Homeschooling Day Planner & Portfolio

We have created a free printable homeschooling day planner. You can use our day planner to keep organized, make goals, record attendance and keep track of what you are doing. Works great as a portfolio. Use our free printables to help you get organized.   Just print them out, three hole punch the pages, and put them in a binder. » Read more

Creating, Maintaining and Presenting a Homeschool Portfolio

By Brenda Hoffman, www.yourhealthyfamilyhome.com

Many school districts now require homeschoolers to present portfolios showing their student's progress in an organized fashion. This is actually a very convenient method of recording whenever it is done properly. Here are some ideas on how to create, maintain, and present your homeschool portfolio for a successful assessment, evaluation and review. » Read more

Subtraction Borrowing Worksheets

Here are some printable worksheets to help your child work on learning to use subtraction with borrowing. Just click on the pictures below and print! » Read more

Free Spelling Program

We have created an effective and easy to use spelling program to help your child improve her spelling abilities. This is a self directed program and requires some assistance from you, but most of the work is done by the child independently. We incorporate the use of spelling rules and spelling patterns to help your child learn to be an excellent speller. » Read more

Spelling Notebook

Below is our spelling notebook sheet. These are designed to be used in conjunction with our spelling correction worksheets and our spelling rules. See our spelling program page for instructions on use. » Read more