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 . . .
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.
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”
Get charged up for a unit study all about inventors and inventions with a special emphasis on electricity. We featured Thomas Edison, but you can feature your favorite inventor.
With such a big push to make STEAM subjects more accessible to kids, there has been an influx of fantastic picture books, graphic novels, and general resources about brilliant people who have made remarkable things. This list only begins to touch the surface of all the great books out there. I hope these ideas can lead you to some perfect books as you explore inventions and electricity with your kids.