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We Love Evan-Moor Pockets

Last year we started using History Pockets by Evan-Moor as a way to add more interactive layers to our studies. We use Story of the World as a beginning history curriculum and we found History Pockets: Ancient Civilizations for grades 1-3 touched on all of the main areas of Story of the World. While Story […]

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Celebrating Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press

Today’s discussion about Freedom of Speech is a topic on the May 10-Minute Teacher calendar. Download a copy from the link below, hang it on your fridge, and use it to initiate a conversation with your kids anytime.  May 2015 10-Minute Teacher Today, people are always expressing themselves. Sometimes we do it in a blog […]

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Historical Non-Fiction: What We’re Reading

We love reading and we love history. There are few things more exciting than getting a glimpse into what life in the past was like, especially when it is presented in well-told tales or realistic “you are there” language. We love our history book – we use the Children’s Encyclopedia of American History. But we […]

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Learning with Graphic Biographies

Affiliate links are included in this post for your convenience. Any compensation received goes toward supporting the bookworm homeschool website. We found a set of comic-style nonfiction books that are really cool. The Graphic Library books are published by Capstone Press and they have topics on everything ranging from the Vikings, to Colonial America, to […]

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