These Modern American History movies are vetted for appropriateness for high school students. Categories include World War 1, The Roaring Twenties, The Great Depression, and World War 2.
These Mid American History movies are vetted for appropriateness for high school students. Categories include The American Civil War, Lincoln’s Life, Post Civil War & Reconstruction, Late1800s, and Early 1900s
How to Study American History with Movies for Homeschool Families Times are changing…History is being made Homeschooling families need to meet their teens where they are–in a culture that is largely visual and video-driven. One way to do that is through teaching history with movies. Twenty years ago homeschooling parents thought there was only one…
These early American History movies are vetted for appropriateness for high school students. Categories include Colonial Times, American Revolutionary War, Early 1800s, and Westward Expansion.
Discover the real Davy Crockett and the battle of the Alamo. Build a potato cannon, write an obituary and more in this hands-on homeschool Davy & the Alamo unit study for middle & high school homeschoolers. Full STEAM, English Language Arts (ELA), history, living books, and more! Original science and writing printables free for subscribers (and subscribing is free, too!)
FREE Language Intensive Snowmen at Night Unit Study for 3rd to 8th grade homeschool families: ELA, STEAM, printables, hands-on activities, sensory, and more!
Discover the real Santa Claus, make Polar Express hot chocolate, build a marshmallow shooter,and more in this hands-on homeschool Polar Express & Hot Chocolate unit study for middle & high school homeschoolers. Full STEAM, English Language Arts (ELA), history, living books, and more! Science and writing printables free for subscribers (and subscribing is free, too!)
Think outside the box (and beyond helping at the food bank) and create your own community service activity. With children, sometimes simple acts of serving others have the most impact.
Discover the real Oregon Trail and filter water, cook over a campfire and more in this hands-on homeschool Oregon Trail unit study for middle & high school homeschoolers. Full STEAM, English Language Arts (ELA), history, living books, and more! Original, hand-drawn art vocabulary cards, science and writing printables free for subscribers (and subscribing is free, too!)
Family style homeschooling unit study for Early American History: Westward Expansion for Middle and High school homeschool students. Mix and match lessons with the two lower level units to create a custom curriculum that’s perfect for your kids! Lot of practical arts, hands-on lessons and activities. Everything you need except daily math!
Finding a homeschool tribe isn’t as easy for some teens as it is for others. Here are 5 social tips for teens who struggle with new situations and people.
Some communities are blessed with vibrant homeschooling co-ops with hundreds of families with every type of academic, athletic and social activity you can imagine. But many of us don’t have access to such incredible resources. Learn how to start a local teen homeschool group and why it’s so important for your teens be surrounded by other teens with similar values.
When my kids were little, people always asked me, “But what about high school? You’ll send them to school, then, right?” My oldest two have graduated high school, and my third kiddo is about to begin high school. So, I have been pondering what I wish I’d known nine years ago and what I might do differently this time. Here’s my list of what I’ve learned about homeschooling high school so far:
This dinosaurs & dragons family-style homeschooling unit study has English Language Arts & STEAM, history, sensory & motor skills activities for preschool to 10th grade.
Astronaut unit study has family-style homeschool lessons for middle/high school. Includes STEAM, biography, English Language Arts activities.
This rockets and spacecraft unit study is for a family style morning basket time. Each weekly theme has activities for Primary (preschool to 2nd grade), Intermediate (3rd to 5th grade), and Secondary (6th grade and up). There are four weekly themes for this Astronomy and Astronauts unit study:
This planets & outer space unit study is for a family morning basket. These secondary level activities are part of an Astronomy & Astronauts four week unit.
This homeschool moon and stars unit study for middle to high school has living books, history biography, English Language Arts, and hands-on science. This family style unit study is designed to meet the needs of the whole child.
Is your high schooler looking for volunteer opportunities beyond working at the local food bank? Here are five less conventional ways for homeschoolers to get the leadership experiences that scholarship sponsors, colleges and employers are looking for in applicants.