History/Geography

Searchable Homeschool History Database

Searchable Homeschool History Database

Homeschool History is a searchable homeschool history database where you can find websites, books, videos, maps, and more to enhance your history studies.

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FREE Presidents Day Activities for Homeschool

FREE Presidents Day Activities for Homeschool

Celebrate Presidents Day with these FREE Presidents Day Activities! As homeschoolers we often ask ourselves questions that others may not, dig deeper into things that interest us, or even go off on tangents! Before I get to the FREE Presidents Day Activities I’d like to talk about the spelling of this holiday. Happy Presidents’ Day!(…)

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Book Review: National Geographic History At A Glance

Book Review: National Geographic History At A Glance

We often say that history repeats itself. Which is something we try to avoid by learning from those who came before us. Some ways we can do this are by learning about the people, places, and movements in history through reading, discussions, videos, and museums. National Geographic History at a Glance National Geographic History at(…)

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Learning About Johnny Appleseed and Apples Unit Study

Learning About Johnny Appleseed and Apples Unit Study

This Learning About Johnny Appleseed and Apples Unit includes information, recipes, activities, book lists, videos, and printables! Learn about the apple life cycle, make applesauce and more!

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Using Uncle Eric Books for High School Economics and Participation in Government {Includes FREE Lesson Plans}

Using Uncle Eric Books for High School Economics and Participation in Government {Includes FREE Lesson Plans}

Using Uncle Eric Books is a simple and engaging way to fulfill High School Economics and Participation in Government credits. Includes FREE Lesson Plans!

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Middle School History Through Literature with Beautiful Feet Ancient History

Middle School History Through Literature with Beautiful Feet Ancient History

As you know historical fiction is not only one of my favorite genres to read myself, but one of my favorite methods of teaching history in our homeschool. Teaching History Through Literature is a fun and engaging way to help your kids  feel and understand the plights of the people and times throughout history. Instead(…)

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US History Using The Century: America’s Time

US History Using The Century: America’s Time

As homeschoolers we are almost always on the hunt for curriculum in some fashion. Maybe our kids are getting older and need something suited to their age. Maybe what we have been using isn’t working. Whatever your reason for looking, here is US History Using The Century: American’s Time. Haven’t heard of it? Read on(…)

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American History Timeline Resources: The Gilded Age and 2nd Industrial Revolution

American History Timeline Resources: The Gilded Age and 2nd Industrial Revolution

The Civil War is over and we are forging through Reconstruction and into The Gilded Age and 2nd Industrial Revolution. The movers and shakers that played a big role in the rise of America are busy and active building their empires, and by proxy, America. Our previous installments of American History Timeline Resources include: Before(…)

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Websites for Bringing History to Life {And other engaging history resources}

Websites for Bringing History to Life {And other engaging history resources}

History often has a pretty bad reputation for being boring. To many students, history means reading long-winded textbooks and memorizing incessant facts. They don’t necessarily see the importance of studying something that happened 100s or 1000s of years ago. The good news is that in this age of technology there are so many more options.(…)

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American History Timeline Resources: Slavery, The Civil War & Reconstruction

American History Timeline Resources: Slavery, The Civil War & Reconstruction

Abraham Lincoln is President and the United States is ramping up to an internal war. A civil war between the north and south over slavery. Let’s take a look at the causes and effects as well as the people and places involved in this important piece of American History. Our previous installments of American History(…)

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Simple to Implement US Geography

Simple to Implement US Geography

When I was a kid I didn’t see the need for history and geography. It was boring and seemed irrelevant. Flash forward 20 years, add my own children in, and you have a different story! Learning geography (both US Geography and World Geography) alongside history studies has been a highlight for me! As John Smith(…)

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Homeschool Resources for Teaching Ancient Rome

Homeschool Resources for Teaching Ancient Rome

For whatever reason I love teaching Ancient History. Maybe it’s the incredible way they built things like the pyramids, or intrigue with how different things were then, whatever it is, Ancient History can be a really fun and hands on learning experience. Here I have collected some fabulous resources to get you starting on your(…)

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