Unit Study

We’re just wrapping up our Earliest Americans unit, looking at how people originally migrated into the Americas, and the main cultural regions of North America before 1492. Here are many of the books we used for our study. This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a smallContinue Reading

Our Earliest Americans unit study will focus on the different ways humans may have arrived in the Americas. We’ll also look at how the different climates around North America may have influenced lifestyles. Before the unit I asked the kids if they had any specific projects in mind that they’dContinue Reading

Our first unit study this Fall is a dive into the Renaissance. We’re coming at the Renaissance from the angle of the knowledge learnt and the Renaissance scientists. I know that when the topic comes around again the focus will be on the role of the church, government, and theContinue Reading

We’ve had a great time learning about The Renaissance! We used a lot of different books, and watched several video clips – hopefully some of what we found useful will be helpful for you too. Don’t forget to check out our initial Renaissance Unit Study Plan, and our End ofContinue Reading

Time to start another school year! We took a long 3.5 week break after our Ancient Maya and Rainforest Unit Studies. This year I want to try to run our year in unit studies. I only want to plan for 5-7 weeks at a time, then take a week orContinue Reading

Wow, this turned into a labor of love! A few task cards I whipped up one evening before giving my kids a lesson on Ancient Maya counting kept growing and turned into 50 pages of information and cards! My kids LOVED this Ancient Maya Math Pack. They used and testedContinue Reading

This summer we’re diving into the Ancient Maya and the rain forest biome. We have two friends along for the ride, the same ages as my kids (7 and 10), so it will be fun to have some extra energy around! See also our Ancient Maya Unit Plan, our AncientContinue Reading

This summer we’re diving into the Ancient Maya and the rain forest biome. We have two friends along for the ride, the same ages as my kids (7 and 10), so it will be fun to have some extra energy around! See also our Rain Forest Unit Plan, our AncientContinue Reading

Oh you know we love a Guess Who game around here. With an Ancient Maya unit study this summer, there had to be an Ancient Maya Guess Who game. And this one was tough to make! Usually I can find Creative Commons images, or I’ve purchased rights to images before…butContinue Reading

This summer we’re diving into the Ancient Maya and the rain forest biome. We have two friends along for the ride, the same ages as my kids (7 and 10), so it will be fun to have some extra energy around! See also our Ancient Maya Unit Plan, our AncientContinue Reading