Browsing Category : Reading

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH


Hi friends, I have a new middle-school level literature units for you! Today’s release is the new literature unit for Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh, a classic story written by Robert C. O’Brien. The literature unit comes with chapter by chapter comprehension questions as well as a teacher answer key for each chapter too.     –> Get…

The Last of the Mohicans Literature Unit


Hi friends! I have a new literature unit for you today! This one is on the classic novel, The Last of the Mohicans. Believe it or not I have never read this book and I actually enjoyed it quite a bit! I will definitely be adding it to my older student’s reading only in the original version rather than the…

Pollyanna Literature Unit Study


Hi everyone! I have a new literature unit for you all today. This one is on the popular book Pollyanna and it’s one of our favorites.   Story Summary: Poor Pollyanna is penniless, orphaned and doesn’t seem to have much to be happy about. After moving in with her harsh Aunt Polly, things start to look even worse! But none…

Tip Tuesday: How to Make Reading Fun


Hi everyone, I’m back today with another fun Tip Tuesday for you all. I remember when we first started homeschooling. I had visions of kids cuddling up and reading quietly on the couch during the afternoons. It was just one of the many preconceived notions that I had about homeschooling.     But just like all of my other stereotypes,…

All About Reading Level 4 Review & Giveaway


Hi everyone! I have an awesome Christmas giveaway for one of you today! All About Learning Press sent us All About Reading Level 4 for review, and we’re having so much fun with it! I had Tinker Bell, who is in 4th grade, review it for me. So let’s hear what she had to say about this program!   “I…

A Christmas Carol Literature Unit


Good morning lovely readers! I have a new literature unit for you today!  A Christmas Carol is definitely a classic in my book, and we’re enjoying going though it as a family. This has been a much requested unit, and it’s finally done, so I hope your family enjoys it!!   Story Summary: A Christmas Carol is the perfect holiday…

Oliver Twist Literature Unit


Hi everyone! I have a new literature unit for you today. Oliver Twist is one of my favorite classics, and now you can add it to your homeschool literature unit studies too! Psst… There’s also a giveaway at the bottom, so make sure to keep reading!   Story Summary: Oliver Twist is a classic story telling about his life as…

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Literature Unit


Good morning lovely readers! I have a new literature unit for you today! This has been a much requested unit, and it’s finally done! If your student liked The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, then they’ll probably love The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn too!   Story Summary: Wherever he goes, trouble seems to follow Huckleberry Finn in this adventurous story! Huck…

Educational Tablet Apps We Love!


People always ask me if and how I use tablets in our homeschool. The first answer is yes! We definitely make use of our tablet as it provides a change from the normal daily work. The second answer is for education, and for fun! One of our favorite things to use a tablet for are eBooks. There are a huge…

Affiliate Love…


Hi everyone! I wanted to take some time today to share some of my favorite companies with you. These products are some that we personally endorse and use in our homeschooling.   I think you should know, that I’m fairly picky on what we use. And even more so with what I will recommend to you! For that reason, I…