African History

Where to start on African history? I didn’t know much about African history, outside of Egypt, until I studied these history sentences along with my kids. [This post includes affiliate links.] At our local library I found this book: African Beginnings by James Haskins & Kathleen Benson. and it has been a GREAT resource/overview for


[This post contains affiliate links.] On our labor day road trip, we listened to this missionary story on audio book.  It’s one of our favorites – the story of Lilian Trasher (as a part of the Christian Heroes Then & Now Series).  The subtitle is The Greatest Wonder in Egypt. So, as we are studying ancient

Do You Know Where It Happened? Geography/History Quiz

Take this quiz to test your geography/history knowledge!     Why Should We Bother to Learn Dates? Printable Date Cheat Sheet and Reasons why learning History dates and facts is worth the effort. Read More Take Another Quiz Test your knowledge with another quiz. Read More Other History Resources Timeline, History and Geography Connections Read

CC & Spelling and Handwriting

Incorporate Classical Conversations into our Spelling and Handwriting One goal is to learn to spell all of our prepositions and linking verbs this week. Younger children can use these words for handwriting practice and the older children are learning to write cursive, so they will learn to write the prepositions in cursive. Copywork for science or history can be used for handwriting or