Curriculum · Social Studies

Using The Good and the Beautiful History Year 3 for elementary, middle, and high school

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Social Studies

Using Paper Dolls in History

As part of our The Good & The Beautiful History Year 2 curriculum, I read aloud from a chapter book of historical fiction for whichever time period we are studying (ancient history, Middle Ages, explorers, modern history). We have discovered that paper dolls are a great addition during history read aloud time! I have several… Continue reading Using Paper Dolls in History

Field Trips · Social Studies · Uncategorized

Field Trip: Homeschool Day at Bullock Museum

On this gorgeous February day, we packed our picnic basket and braved Austin traffic to attend the Homeschool Day event at Bullock Museum. The event offered free admission to the museum. Parking was $8 for the attached garage, so still not a bad price to pay for our family of five to spend a day… Continue reading Field Trip: Homeschool Day at Bullock Museum

Curriculum · Daily schedule · English Language Arts · Math · Social Studies · Uncategorized

Friday Game Day

On Fridays, we take a break from our regular curriculum in spelling and math. In spelling, we play Spelling City games at http://www.spellingcity.com. The website has free and paid-premium options, however we have always just used the free games. It is easy to add lists. In fact, at the beginning of the year, I just… Continue reading Friday Game Day