Francis Scott Key wrote the National Anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner” during the War of 1812. So, our focus for this week is a flag study, the pledge, the national anthem and other symbols of patriotism. We grabbed a few books from the library. My older children are familiar with the national anthem, but
I come from a family of game players and have been anxiously awaiting playing family trivia games with my children. But I hadn’t found one that works for all the members of my family – something that would be fun for my husband and I but not too hard for the kids. So, I made
Here’s a song to help learn the definition of adverbs and what questions to ask to identify an adverb. If you are interested in other Grammar Resources, subscribe below!
Want a new song to play on the tin whistle? Here is “Doe a Deer” from Sound of Music. Downloadable, Doe a Deer – Beginner – Beginner with tin whistle symbols and notes available when you become a subscriber!
Take this quiz to test your 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 More
Resources for Discussing Lewis & Clark and Louisana Purchase Draw Write Now, Vol 5 has instructions on drawing the US map, sectioned into early colonies, Louisiana purchase and western territories. Drawing the map helped my girls see how the United States doubled in size, only 27 years after it began. We also identified
Interested in Resources to Connect Timeline to the Bible? Check out: Timeline and the Bible post or Timeline Conversation Starters – Printables
Too often rote memory is thought of negatively. But knowledge first has to be learned [ie memorized] before it can be built upon and applied. We memorize our math facts, either through drills or by repetition over time. Then, later, we can move into algebra and advanced applied mathematics. If you don’t have the basics in
To study Latin this week, we simply made flashcards! What: Fold cardstock into 8 equal pieces and cut them out. You will need 2 pieces of cardstock to get through the first three weeks of Latin. Write one Latin word per card. Flip over the cards and write the English word on the