2014 Back to Home School Giveaway (Sponsor: Home School in the Woods)

Website: Homeschoolinthewoods.com

Prize offered: HISTORY Through the Ages Time Travelers American History Study: New World Explorers

Value: $28.95

Description: Our history studies are designed to create a hands-on learning experience that drives the lessons home in a fun way! Our first in the series, New World Explorers, contains 25 lessons that can spread across 5-10 weeks, covering: Reasons for Exploration, A Sailor's Life, Ships, Navigation, 23 Explorer Profiles, Pirates, and more! Written text is included as well as several choices of activities for each lesson.


• Creative Writing • European Recipes • Notebook Timeline
• Factfile Cards • File Folder Games • Science Experiments
• Penmanship Pages • Notebooking Activities
• Three-dimensional Projects such as an Incan Artifact, Ship's Log, Pueblo Diorama, plus more!
• 10 Lap Book Projects, including mapping, pop-ups, layered books, etc.
• And a final "Exploration Celebration" to bring the unit to a close!

The CD includes each lesson's text pages, project overview pages, and a wide variety of masters for projects! Photos and drawings help illustrate the directions for completing the 35 activities. Choose the projects that work best for your family! Five "Project Days" are built into the schedule to help allow for extra time to complete outstanding projects.

Also included are teacher helps, resource lists, teacher keys, and a "guide-at-a-glance." This one-page guide will allow the teacher to see the whole schedule of upcoming topics and projects on one page. Tastefully laid out for inclusion in your three-ring binder, this unit study will give both the teacher and students a thorough, exciting adventure into the classic Age of Exploration!

• Included is a notebook cover made to slip into the clear cover of your 3-ring binder. The art is provided both in color and in black and white for the student to color in.

• The teacher's binder will house the reading text, project direction pages, the "Guide-at-a-Glance," teacher keys, and any of the other teacher helps.

• The student will accumulate many notebook items specific to each lesson. Included are activities such as a fold-out map of Native American tribes, flags common to European ships of the era, a lift-a-flap page of ship anatomy, penmanship pages for each explorer, a coloring page on the establishment of missions, and more!

Published:Jul 31st 2014
Modified:Jul 31st 2014


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