Police and Firefighters and EMTs, oh my! This emergency workers unit study was one my kids begged for for a very long time, and we finally did it.Before I jump into the plans and resources, here’s a quick look at a random day in our homeschool during this unit study . . .
Category Archives: Literature
Braver: A Wombat’s Tale Language Arts Pack | Free PDF Resource
DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE PDF HERE I was excited to create this language arts resource for one of my kids to use as we read Braver. Using passages from the story we were able to explore literary concepts, learn the ways to spell long e, and take an in-depth look at commas. I wasn’t able toContinue reading “Braver: A Wombat’s Tale Language Arts Pack | Free PDF Resource”
Song for a Whale | Literature Based Unit Study
As I was previewing read-aloud for a unit study featuring Helen Keller, I fell in love with Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly. As I continued to dream and plan, the book ended up taking center stage as my unit study morphed in front of my eyes. We thoroughly enjoyed this unit as we explored sound and how it works, the wonder of whales, and even the great ship Titanic.
Whale and Ocean Books for All Ages | 30+ Books
When it comes to ocean study, it seems there are endless books for all ages. We recently did a literature based unit study featuring Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly. This book gave us so many opportunities to learn more about whales, sound, poetry, ships, and of course, all things ocean. I had funContinue reading “Whale and Ocean Books for All Ages | 30+ Books”
Bookshelf Tour: Ancient History Books
f ancient history. I have books on my shelf from Old Testament times, Egypt, Rome and more.
Bookshelf Tour: General History Books
I decided I would begin a bookshelf tour series, where I can walk you through the books on my shelf and why they’re there. Pull up a comfy chair and enjoy browsing these books with me.
European Middle Ages Book List for All Ages | 50+ Medieval Books
These are just a few of the many amazing books available on the middle ages that we used for our unit study. From picture books to encyclopedias there’s something for all ages on this list.
When Kids Don’t Love Reading | Ideas for Struggling and Reluctant Readers
what do we, as parents, do when our children don’t love books? How can we instill a love (or even a little joy) of reading in our struggling or reluctant readers? Join me and some other mamas as we share some books and tips to help.
Emergency Worker Books for All Ages
Police, Firefighters, EMTs and more! Emergency workers are an important part of our well-being as a society. They are also fascinating for kids of all ages. If you have a little or big kid in your family who’s fascinated by our modern heroes, check out some of these books.
A Look Inside All the Brave Writer Programs: Writer’s Jungle, Writing Projects, Mechanics & Literature
“Brave Schooling” is a term that has come about from resources put out by Julie Bogart, creator of Brave Writer. Brave Writer is a language arts resource for your whole family. It focuses on relationships and building language skills, but offers a compete language arts curriculum. Let’s take a look at all of the Brave Writer programs as if we’re sitting side-by-side in the video below.