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Homeschool Rooms and Organizational Ideas From Our Review Authors - The Curriculum Choice. Famous People Research Graphic Organizers – The Curriculum Corner 123. By Jill & Cathy on January 16, 2015 We have created a very specific set of graphic organizers for beginning research and writing about famous people.

Famous People Research Graphic Organizers – The Curriculum Corner 123

Each of the 8 organizers has a different focus, but is presented in the same format. These will give students a foundation for their knowledge of the person they are learning about. It might simply be a starting point, or could be an outline from which the students write a biography. Famous Athlete Famous Musician Famous Actor/Actress Famous Inventor Famous Person in History Famous Author Famous Political Figure.

25 Simple Routines for Homeschool Moms Who Don’t Like Schedules. Do schedules scare you?

25 Simple Routines for Homeschool Moms Who Don’t Like Schedules

Or maybe they intrigue you, but they never seem to work? You might just be a Routine Mama, and what you need is a routine, NOT a schedule. I am working on a brand new ebook, and as part of my research for the book, I rounded up 25 Routines to help you find a routine of your own! Easy Routine from Raising Arrows {aka At-a-Glance Schedule} White Board Schedule (with video tour) from Raising Arrows Simple Morning Chore Routine for Homeschooling Families from Raising Arrows Simple Schedule & Routine from Intentional by Grace Simple Daily Process to Reduce Stress from Shuttle Pad Daily To-Do List from Gospel Homemaking. Homeschooling 101: Creating Lesson Plans - Confessions of a Homeschooler. Hi everyone!

Homeschooling 101: Creating Lesson Plans - Confessions of a Homeschooler

I’m back today with another Homeschooling 101 post for you! Last time around we discussed Gathering Curriculum, so today we’re going to talk about what to do with it! Now that you have your entire curriculum chosen and purchased, it’s time to plan out your year. There are a couple schools of thought in this area. Some people choose to plan their lessons as they go, assuming that it will be easier to make changes as needed since they haven’t planned too far ahead. I personally like to plan out our entire year, even though there’s a possibility something will change. Some people prefer to schedule only a few weeks or months in advance since things might change. This method also frees up your nights and weekends since all of the planning is already complete. Curriculum –> Lesson Plans: Now comes the fun part!

I know it might sound redundant to plan for your planning, but you will need something to keep you on track or you’ll end up distracted by all that you need to accomplish. How to Create Unit Studies For Less Than $5. We are so excited to get started on "real school" this year in our home.

How to Create Unit Studies For Less Than $5

It's only preschool but I've had a fun time planning all of the activities we are going to do throughout the year with our oldest. This year we hope to better understand his learning techniques and how he will do best in school and also show him that school and learning can be fun. I've been busy all summer setting things up and putting together our unit studies for the year. We will do one unit each week for 34 weeks (with a few breaks for holidays in between). As I've mentioned before, due to their past, our children function best on a schedule and on a routine so it's important that we have a plan before we get started.

Here's a glimpse at the overview of our year. I've organized our units into containers on bookshelves in our school room. I've written out the activities planned for each week. And here's a peek inside of my box for the colors week. Bramble Box Reviews - hello subscription. Our Preschool and Kindergarten Homeschool Routine. I don’t know about you, but around here our daily schedule is never the same.

Our Preschool and Kindergarten Homeschool Routine

As such we’ve modified our schedule so that we have a routine we try to follow around a few pillar events. Overall, this has worked great for us because it gives us some freedom for creativity as well. I suppose it kind of goes along with Alicia Kazsuk’s idea of creating a homeschool rhythm. That said, here is our 2014-2015 preschool and kindergarten homeschool routine. Quiet TimeExerciseShowerChildren wake up BreakfastPersonal hygieneStart the laundryStart the dishesGo for a walk around the park while the girls scooter or bicycle. We always like taking trips to the library at least once every week. Flag SalutesMorning Board and CalendarWorkboxesLunchNaptime/quiet time for the girlsComputer time for meChoresRun errandsPlay outsideSupper prep Join the 2014 Homeschool Curriculum Hop by clicking on the calendar below and join the biggest homeschool not-back-to-school showcase on the web.