2015 – 2016 Homeschool Curriculum Choices

For the 2015 – 2016 homeschool year, I am making some major changes with our curriculum choices. We are returning to the classical method after using the Heart of Dakota curriculum for the past two years, which is based on the Charlotte Mason method.  We are joining our local Classical Conversations community where my high school […]

80+ Homeschool Resources for Grammar, Copywork & Handwriting

  I have a great homeschool series going on over at Homeschool Giveaways right now! Most of us are in the planning and buying stage for next school year, so I am rounding up resources to help all of us out with every subject, including some resources for mom too 🙂 More resources for you! […]

FREE Math Copywork Printables for Algebra

My 14yo started Algebra this year and since there are soooo many formulas and equations that he has to learn and memorize, I thought it would be a good idea to incorporate those into his copywork. So I created some pages for him to copy, one each day and then he starts them over and continues […]

Step-by-Step Grammar Cards & Memory Work Cards

Affiliate links used in this post. My son is learning how to label sentences with the different parts of speech in Grammar right now and he has a tendency to jump around and label what he knows, then go back and figure out the rest. Unfortunately for him, this causes him to mislabel a lot of […]

Adding Copywork, Narration, and Dictation to Your Homeschool Day

  I am a firm believer in having my boys do copywork and narrations every day and dictation at least 3 times a week. When we first started homeschooling over 8 years ago, I didn’t understand any of those things, but we did them because my book, The Well-Trained Mind, said to do it. Over the years, I have come […]

FREE Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy, Zoology +more Science Journal Pages

Affiliate links are used in this post. My two older boys will study Biology and Astronomy this upcoming school year so I made a Science Journal for each of them to use. In the past, we have always used notebooking pages and lab reports and I thought maybe this year we could use something a little different. I […]