Pigs Unit Study

 PLUS Members: Click here for an outline of unit studies for an ENTIRE year of preschool This little pig went to market, this little piggy was homeschooled.. Here is an outline of my Pigs lesson plan:PICTURE BOOKS: (links given are for reference only; these books are often found at your local library)- The True Adventures of […]

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(2001) 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

REAL JOURNAL ENTRIESRead a moving diary entry written by a woman on Sept 11, 2001.>>CLICK HERE TO VIEW<< Bookmark

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(1972) Watergate Scandal

REAL JOURNAL ENTRIESExcerpt from Window on Congress: A Congressional Biography of Barber B. Conable Jr.>>CLICK HERE TO VIEW<< Bookmark

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The War-Time Journal of a Georgia Girl

​Eliza Frances Andrews was born to a prominent judge and planter in Washington, Georgia in 1840. According to one report, her family owned two hundred slaves. She attended the Ladies’ Seminary and then enrolled at La Grange Female College, from which she received her A. B. in 1857. Leading up to and during the Civil […]

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Journal of Nicholas Cresswell

Cresswell was the son of a sheep farmer at Edale, Derbyshire, a man who, apparently, tried to educate local children in his barn. Nicholas Cresswell worked with his father until 1774, when he left seeking adventure in the United States. He kept a diary during his journey, which tells of trade with native Americans and […]

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(1969) Astronaut lands on the moon

REAL JOURNAL ENTRIES(July 20, 1969) Jacques Piccard, oceanographer ‘There is no weekend underwater. The watches succeed the watches. The work has to be done as usual. A Bible is on board. During the day we wait with impatience for the news of the moon landing. The message arrives finally at 4:20 pm and it is short and […]

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History is Everything!

Geography is an adventure! Learn more than nine engaging ways to help your children learn geography.(No workbooks or textbooks needed) More about Donna Goff: Donna Goff   “My husband, Roger, and I are parents of seven children (four sons and three daughters). We are also grandparents to thirteen grandchildren (three granddaughters and ten grandsons)! We […]

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​​How to Write Essays the Fast Way

Get the pattern on how to write a great essay with some easy shortcuts. Bookmark

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Help! I’m Trying to Teach My Kid!

As an adult, you have likely found ways to navigate your struggles with learning or attention. But now, you have to be the teacher, too! This session will help you understand your child’s or your own learning or attention challenges and give you positive, productive ways to learn and grow together. More about Jill Stowell: […]

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​Ignite a Spark! From Consumption to Creation in a Flash

Children of all ages have a story to tell! From personal narratives to sharing the steps of an experiment, the possibilities are endless. In this session you’ll learn how designing opportunities for creation empower children as learners and consumers. This session will include an overview of the totally free Adobe Spark tools for iPads and […]

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