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FREE Online Resources for Learning United States History

FREE Online History Resources

American History is a fascinating subject. Sadly, textbooks for United States history can be incredibly expensive. How would you like some FREE resources for teaching history to your kids? You’ve come to the right place! Learn United States History for FREE The first resource I would recommend is Guest Hollow. Their history curriculum was made by a mom just like ...

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Update to 9th Grade History Curriculum

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My daughter was having some problems with the US History class I have listed in the 9th grade free curriculum, so I have found a different option. If you are using my free 9th grade curriculum, you can choose either one. Below you’ll see the updated weeks 1 – 5 for the History portion.

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Free 6th Grade Curriculum

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I have a daughter who is just starting middle school this year. While we don’t necessarily have an actual schedule we use for her (because of her learning style), I did want to share what we are using. All of the resources are free, and you can easily create a schedule that will work for you.

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Planning the High School Years – Part 5

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If you’ve been following along with the Planning the High School Years series, you know that we’ve already covered creating a list of planned courses, keeping a transcript, and creating a high school portfolio. You’ve also gotten some great resources for free English and Algebra courses. In this post, as promised, you’ll get some great resources for free science and ...

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Planning the High School Years – Part 4

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If you’ve been following along with the Planning the High School Years series, you know that we’ve already covered creating a list of planned courses, keeping a transcript, and creating a high school portfolio. In this section of the series, I’ll be providing you with a variety of resources to use for each course subject. This post got long really ...

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8th Grade Free Curriculum Day 1

Originally, we were trying out the Charlotte Mason curriculum. It’s a great plan, and I love her philosophies on education. You can find out more about what we were trying here: http://oldfashionededucation.com/. While I do recommend it, the Charlotte Mason method is not working for us. With this in mind, I decided to create a new curriculum that will work ...

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Free Textbooks Online!

Looking for a free textbook? High school & middle school parents will love this one! This website is completely awesome, and I can’t believe how much work went into it. We all know textbooks are extremely expensive, and as a homeschooler, it can be hard to find affordable options. (Why else would you be here?!) But for middle school or ...

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Exploring Geography

Geography used to be full of boring facts to memorize and endless studying of maps. New technology has made maps interactive, and learning geography doesn’t have to be so boring anymore. Maps 4 Kids offers fun, interactive maps. Using Google Maps, kids can view a map of the United States with their choice of: State Peaks State Capitals Tallest Buildings ...

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Social Studies Activities

Here are some great resources for social studies. This website is put out by Scott Foresman, a popular publisher of textbooks. Social studies for kids has a few different resources. The site is aimed at children in elementary school. In the Social Studies Library section, you will find a dictionary, an encyclopedia and an almanac. The best part is that ...

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