Posts Tagged ‘social studies’

Timeline Puzzle


12 Feb

Complete Puzzle

We’re studying The Revolutionary War for American history right now (as is obvious by a previous post I made), and I wanted my son to remember various events in order, and the people associated with these events. For some reason the idea of doing a puzzle came to mind.

 

Step 1 – Getting the Puzzle Pieces

At first I was going to fight with different pieces of paper and creating my own puzzle pieces (more…)

They walked right into that one…


30 Jan

footprints

There are colored footprints leaving a trail across my dining room/school room tile! Really, there are, and they were left there by the British!!

Say WHAT?

This is all about our recent history lessons regarding the steps that led to the Revolutionary War (more…)

Our Native American Unit


06 Aug

pueblo
Well, our Native American unit has come to a close this past week, and it was very interesting and a lot of fun. The best part? The projects! (more…)

Social Studies


04 May

So yeah, I’m going to post more details about my curriculum for the upcoming year, subject by subject. This may be of interest to some, especially homeschooling newbies, so thought I’d put it out there.

I’ve decided that Social Studies is going to be broken into four main topics this year, one for each grading quarter. I haven’t fully decided on the order yet, but have decided for sure what each topic will be. We will be doing:

1) US Presidents
2) US Government
3) Abeka’s “Our American Heritage” Grade 3 Reader
4) State and Local History – This may include some basics on Native American history, especially local tribes.

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