Bring the joy back to learning with this FREE History Curriculum Series!
If you (or your kids) think history is boring, think again!
This is the latest in a series of Free History Curriculum posts that are packed full of great literature, hands-on projects, online resources, and lots more! Daily plans make this a win-win for you and your students.
- Were the Vikings as treacherous as their reputation?
- What really happened to the Lost Colony in Roanoke?
- Why did Christopher Columbus call the people he met “Indians”?
- What amazing event changed the whole direction the Lewis & Clark expedition?
- What do quilts have to do with the Underground Railroad?
In this study, you will travel through the turbulent history of the United States of America. You will meet the people whose home this land was first…and those who came to this land seeking freedom and fortune.
You will meet the Natives, the Pilgrims, the Colonists, the Loyalists, the Patriots, the Sons of Liberty, and the Founding Fathers…the Pioneers and Homesteaders, the Sharp Shooters, and the 49ers…the Free and the Enslaved, the Abolitionists, the Soldiers and the Children who lived through it all ! Heroes and heroines ABOUND in this unit!
Bring history to life and find the JOY of learning again
- Make you own Revolutionary War Secret Cipher
- Plot the stars in the night sky and see if you can follow the “drinking gourd”
- Learn how to tie a lasso … and test your skill
- Cook up a real Viking feast
This is a great resource for teaching multiple ages at the same time too.
The curriculum is geared for middle grades but could easily be used for any ages. Add in some of the more advanced reading selections for older students or some picture books for the Littles.
There is a detailed explanation of how to do this on her post. The author includes great suggestions for living books, movies, activity guides, and history kits. Just pick and choose exactly what you need to fit your family, from her Early American History Booklist.
If you need to spark the love of learning again in your family, try this series of FREE History Curriculum.
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate!) She is a an eclectic,Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for over 16 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!
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