homeschool, STEM

Volcanoes & Earth’s Changes Lesson: Geology Unit for Elementary

As we dig deeper into Geology, it is necessary to understand the vital role magma and volcanoes play in shaping our planet.     As as an Amazon Affiliate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learning Objectives  Changes to Earth's Surface; Volcanic Eruptions Find evidence of Changes to the Earth's Surface How Do Rock Layers Form Day… Continue reading Volcanoes & Earth’s Changes Lesson: Geology Unit for Elementary

homeschool, Learning Resources

Preschool Homeschool- What You NEED To Know…Simplified

Homeschooling your preschooler can be one of the most rewarding experiences of parenthood.  That being said, I do not want to disillusion you.  Just like parenthood, it will not be without its moments of exhaustion, frustration, and will from time to time push you to the very brink of your sanity.  This time of pandemic… Continue reading Preschool Homeschool- What You NEED To Know…Simplified

homeschool, Multicultural Studies

Continents and Landform- Geography for Kids

This summer we will be traveling around the world; in preparation, we needed to review our global basics! What are the continents? What are landforms? What does the word culture mean? I asked the kids over Spring Break what topics and concepts they would like to explore this summer, Li'l A was quick to answer… Continue reading Continents and Landform- Geography for Kids

Multicultural Studies

Day One: The Way of the Powhatans

When the Native American Unit first occurred to me, I at first shook it off, I thought to myself, no it's too advanced for them.  Then I thought back, well what sort of activities did I do for B during his four-year-old summer, and I realized B already had the planets of the solar system… Continue reading Day One: The Way of the Powhatans

Faith & Ethics, homeschool, Journey to 30

Emotions Day Four: The Grouchy Lady Bug

While compiling today's lesson I scrolled through my Pinterest-y inspiration board a considered a free lesson curriculum that I had downloaded for Kindergarten level students.  I looked at the book that had fresh clean outlines of the Grouchy Ladybug with abridged versions of the context of each page.  At first, I checked out of the… Continue reading Emotions Day Four: The Grouchy Lady Bug

homeschool, STEM

Sea Life Day 5: Whales

Other kids are die hard for shark week while my kids' shout "forget the shark, we want to Whales and Walruses!"  I sat the kids down to watch Free Willy the Friday before this lesson.  A movie that I, myself found downright torturous to sit through when my Grandmother took me to see it when… Continue reading Sea Life Day 5: Whales

STEM

Sea Life Day One: Ocean Levels Lesson Plan

I was so excited to set the scene for our week with a quick introductory overview lesson of the Ocean itself.  Maybe mostly because it involved their beloved water coloring.  Probably more so that they were going to be using the quality watercolor paper that mom uses. Objectives: Locate and differentiate between the 5 levels… Continue reading Sea Life Day One: Ocean Levels Lesson Plan

homeschool

Day Five: Our Country & Liberty

Objectives:  Reading/Fluency. Students read grade-level text with fluency and comprehension. Students are expected to read aloud grade-level appropriate text with fluency (rate, accuracy, expression, appropriate phrasing) and comprehension. Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Literary Nonfiction. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the varied structural patterns and features of literary nonfiction and respond by providing evidence… Continue reading Day Five: Our Country & Liberty