Guest Author - Alissa Moy
April 16 2010 Homeschooling Newsletter
Has Spring Fever caught up with your homeschoolers yet? I think it has for me and my son! :0) This week I have one new article, on Climate Change. You can find that here:
I will be posting several new articles with curriculum guidelines later this weekend, so please check back on Sunday!
I am excited to speak at Spark Enrichment Center, here in Winter Springs, FL about the curriculum guidelines for grades 1-5. I will be speaking at 1pm this Saturday 4/17. If you are in the Central Florida area please stop by. You can map directions from this site: http://www.sparkec.net/id102.html
Spark will be offering a meet and greet, free class passes and goody bags for all who attend. I hope to see you there!
There are lots of new goodies at the forum for Homeschooling, so please stop by!
Have an awesome Spring weekend!
Alissa Moy, Homeschooling Editor
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April 23 2010 Homeschooling Newsletter
This Homeschooling Newsletter is packed with lots of new goodies! There are six new articles on the home page:
Civil War Writing Prompts for High Schoolers
Challenge your high school homeschooler with these Civil War themed writing prompts.
Civil War Test
Have you completed your unit on The Civil War? Here is a test for you to use!
Reading Curriculum Guidelines
Here are the guidelines for Reading skills when teaching your first through fifth grader.
Physical Education Curriculum Guidelines
Check out the guidelines for P.E. class with your homeschooler.
Math Curriculum Guidelines
Learn what skills your first through fifth grader should master in Math.
Curriculum Guidelines for Art & Music
Find out the skills your homeschooler should master for Art and Music in grades one through five.
You can find these articles here:
Have you visited the forum for Homeschooling lately? If not, you are missing out on awesome posts, including the following:
America The Story of Us- free resources for teaching
Regal Cinemas Free Kids Movies for Summer!
Read the first chapter of "The 68 Rooms" for free
Free Presidential Timeline Poster
Free "Sun Wise" Materials
Crayola "52 Weeks of Fun" Ideas
Free Air Pollution Activity Book-pdf
40 Days of Earth Friendly Living pdf from Elmer's
It is free to sign up, and you will not get Spam. Please contribute your ideas and thoughts in the forum, too. We can all learn from one another. :0)
The Homeschool Store at Amazon is full of fantastic summer reading books for your homeschoolers. Enjoy low prices and a great selection! Here is the link to the homeschool e-store:
There is a new subject category this week, too! It is titled "Unique Homeschool Groups and Activities". Here is the link:
Here you will find the start of an awesome resource list for homeschoolers around the U.S. Please visit and see if there is a cool group or resource for unique homeschool opportunites in your area.
Do you have any questions, comments or concerns? If so, please visit the page below to contact me:
I love hearing from fellow homeschoolers!
A few other notes before I sign off...
The Homeschool Book Club is still continuing. "Homeschooling at the Speed of Life" by Marilyn Rockett is a fantastic book so far! Sadly, my life has been so hectic I am only halfway through the book. I see that I need this book for the next homeschool year now more then ever! :0) I plan on having an online chat, most likely in May, so please join in and read this much needed book for many of us. Here is the link to the original article:
Are you on Twitter? If so, please follow me there! I post only for new articles, and a few awesome freebie finds for homeschoolers. Here is the link:
Look for new articles and homeschool resources every week!
Have an amazing weekend,