Are you looking to supplement your history studies? Maybe you don’t like to be committed to one history core curriculum for an entire year. Unit studies are a great fit for families that like to mix things up, and be more creative with what they are learning and when.
History is a wonderful subject that leans well towards the unit study method of teaching and learning. If you have children that prefer helping to choose what they are learning, unit studies would be a great fit for your family. I thought it would be fun to do a round-up of popular history unit studies, that are fun and completely FREE to use!
There are lots of different history topics that I have narrowed it down to three main History studies: American History, Ancient History and World History.
Your whole family will enjoy these FREE History Unit Studies:
American History Unit Studies:
Great Depression Unit Study – this unit study incorporates ten different subjects into one unit! There are art projects, Bible study, theater, geography, health and nutrition, vocabulary, math skills, song writing and even nature study!
Seven Wonders of the Modern World History Unit – Your students will start with the Panama Canal and then move forward chronologically, discovering each wonder in the order it was completed in. They will learn construction facts about each wonder. There are reading comprehension questions and vocabulary included.
We love Home School in the Woods’ Time Travelers U.S. History Studies:
Ancient History Unit Studies:
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World History Unit – your students will learn about the 7 wonders of the ancient world with reading comprehension passages.
Seven Wonders of the Ancient and Medieval World History Unit – this 15 page notebooking unit will have your children exploring 14 locations and recording where each wonder is located, who built it, if it is still standing, why it was built, and other interesting facts they learn along the way!
World History Unit Studies:
Seven Wonders of the Medieval World History Unit – Your children will learn the wonders chronologically, while learning interesting facts about each one. There are reading comprehension questions and vocabulary throughout the unit.
If you are using The Mystery of History in your homeschool you are going to love this FREE Planning Resource:
FREE The Mystery of History Planning and Portfolio Pages for each volume.
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 that 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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