Leann is a homeschooling mama of an over-active 6 year old, proud wife of a cop, and pet lover of their two dogs, frogs, turtles – and cricket. Her blog, The Hands-On Homeschooler, chronicles their homeschooling journey, while throwing in tidbits about life, reviews, and recipes. Prior to being a stay-at-home mom, Leann taught math at a public high school for high achieving students. She and her family currently reside in the middle Tennessee area.
Discovering the Ancient World is designed for High School, but is adaptable to grades six through eight. It is an integrated, research based, non-textbook curriculum including 18 units that cover the origins of 18 civilizations. Eastern and Western civilizations are studied chronologically and geographically and in-depth. The multicultural approach to literature and composition utilizes the actual writings from the civilizations. Science focuses on discoveries made during the time period with an emphasis on the concepts of these discoveries and their impact on today’s technology. ——Covering from Beginning of recorded history – 500 B.C. Eastern and Western civilizations are studied chronologically and geographically in context. Experience each civilization through their- ART and how it is made, MUSIC and instruments of each civilization, ARCHITECTURE: the Ark, Çatal Hüyük, Ziggurats, Pyramids, the city of Mahenjo-Daro, Solomon’s Temple, and so much more, DRAMA & SPORTS, LITERATURE (all excerpts included), COMPOSITIONS including all nine units of IEW TWSS, SCIENCE: archaeology, silk making, printing, paper making, petroleum, cotton, irrigation, embalming, surveying, hydraulics, RELIGION: the beliefs and practices of the Ancient people, ECONOMICS of trade and taxes.—– Winner of Practical Homeschooling’s Reader’s Award for Art Appreciation! —– TRISMS embodies all the teaching styles and learning styles while providing structure and flexibility in perfect balance. TRISMS guides the student into self-discipline and learning applications that will stay with them for life.
The Mystery of History is a four-volume world history series, which will take you around the globe through the study of chronological events. (It is recommended but not necessary to complete the volumes in the order they are written.)
Christian The Mystery of History is written from a Christian worldview and uniquely weaves world cultures and stories of the past into the history of Christianity. But more than that, lessons in The Mystery of History are like fragments of a mosaic that, when put together, reveal a much bigger picture and tell a much larger story—one that points toward God’s plan for mankind.
Your children will study 45 crucial character qualities, gleaning insights from Scripture as well as practical projects for implementing them in everyday life, and inspiration from real people from history who have left us inspiring examples to follow! One of the most powerful ways to inspire people to greatness is through the stories of great people from the past. In Portraits of Integrity you and your children will be challenged to strive for excellence through the examples of 45 people who did just that. An added feature contained in this study is “Ifs”, a game we often played to help children learn to make wise decisions before they are even placed in a position of temptation.
Teaching students the rules behind the language, and comparing Spanish and English grammar, Spanish for Children will teach elementary students both creatively and classically. Employing the same style and structure of the Latin for Children series, this primer emphasizes parts of speech and grammar as vital for correctly speaking and understanding Spanish. 37 weekly chapters include 8 review chapters; students will use chants to aid memorization, learn 290 common words and grammar concepts like verb conjugation, tenses, and noun gender; weekly worksheets and quizzes allow for evaluation. Audio files are available as a free download on the publisher’s website. 289 pages, softcover.
For grades 4 and up.
Two levels are available, levels A and B.
The Most Exciting Way to Learn the Bible!
Great for Children
- So much fun they forget they’re learning—as fun as a video game
- Progress at their own pace
- Phenomenal way for children (and adults) to learn the Bible
Great for Parents
- Great help teaching the Bible to your children
- No preparation needed
- Course work is done online with automated feedback
- Progress of your children is always available
- Review is built in, cementing the learning
Creation science is the search for knowledge and truth about the origin of life on earth. Travel back in time to explore the earth when it was new. Discover when each of the animals was created, including the dinosaurs. Learn why there was a great flood that changed everything, and find out how some animals and people survived its destruction.
In exploring the foundations of creation science, students will also delve into the methods and problems of secular models while discussing topics such as the age of the earth, evolution, and intelligent design. Intended for grades 4-8, however activities are given which are suitable for younger students.
Includes 28 lessons and a resource CD.