JUL
20
2014

Heidi Unit Study

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Hi everyone! Looking for some fun summer reading to keep your kiddos from being bored? Heidi is a wonderful story for all to enjoy!   Story Summary: Meet Heidi, the spunky young lady who lives with her grandfather in the open air and sunshine of the Swiss Alps. But it’s not all fun and games as her Aunt decides she needs to move to another home to better her education. But the optimistic Heidi manages to enjoy her time there and make some life long friends before returning to her first love, the home in the mountains. This accompanying unit study is meant to be used with the Heidi Classic Starts version as retold from the Jules Verne original. The Classic Start versions are find them a little easier for younger readers, but you could certainly use this unit study with the original version if you have an older student. The lapbook chapters will correlate with the Classic Starts edition, but the concepts are the same, so you should be able to complete the units using … [Read more...]

JUL
13
2014

The Prince and the Pauper Unit Study

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Looking for some fun summer reading? The Prince and the Pauper unit study is a perfect way to add in some reading fun!   Story Summary: The Prince and the Pauper is a charming story of two boys who look remarkably alike, but lead two very different lives! Edward is heir to the throne of England, while Tom’s father is a beggar and a thief. When the two boys meet by chance one day, they decide to change clothes for fun. Before they know it they’re involved in a case of mistaken identity and wind up trading places and lives! This accompanying unit study is meant to be used with the The Prince and the Pauper Classic Starts version as retold from the Mark Twain original. The Classic Start versions are find them a little easier for younger readers, but you could certainly use this unit study with the original version if you have an older student. The lapbook chapters will correlate with the Classic Starts edition, but the concepts are the same, so you should be able to … [Read more...]

JUL
06
2014

Peter Pan Literature Unit Study and Lapbook

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I have a fun Literature Unit Study and Lapbook for you today it’s the imaginative classic Peter Pan unit study. Hope you enjoy!   Story Summary: The Darling’s were a normal, happy English family, until the arrival of a certain boy. Peter Pan ran away from home because he didn’t want to grow up, and since then he’s been living on the island of Neverland. One night the mischievous boy visits the Darlings and takes them on an adventure to his island. Find out what happens as the Darlings visit the island where they meet a band of pirates, their mighty captain Hook, and even a giant crocodile! This accompanying unit study is meant to be used with the Peter Pan Classic Starts version as retold from the Jules Verne original. The Classic Start versions are find them a little easier for younger readers, but you could certainly use this unit study with the original version if you have an older student. The lapbook chapters will correlate with the Classic Starts edition, but … [Read more...]

JUN
29
2014

Moby Dick Literature Unit and Lapbook

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Hi everyone! I have another fun Literature Unit Study and Lapbook for you today. This one is on the classic Moby Dick. Hope you enjoy!   Story Summary: Ishmael is a sailor seeking adventure, and he comes upon the Pequod and it’s one-legged captain. Moby Dick follows the thrills and dangerous adventures as the crew searches for riches and for the infamous Moby Dick. Set sail with Captain Ahab as he searches for the great white whale! This accompanying unit study is meant to be used with the Moby Dick Classic Starts version as retold from the Herman Melville original. The Classic Start versions are find them a little easier for younger readers, but you could certainly use this unit study with the original version if you have an older student. The lapbook chapters will correlate with the Classic Starts edition, but the concepts are the same, so you should be able to complete the units using any version you choose. Watch my Moby Dick Lapbook Video to see more … [Read more...]

JUN
22
2014

Little Women Literature Unit and Lapbook

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Buenos Dias! Today I have another fun Literature Unit Study and Lapbook for all of you fabulous homeschoolers seeking to make your school day more exciting! This one is on the classic Little Women. Hope you enjoy! Story Summary: The March sisters may not have much, but they still find ways to enjoy life, cherish moments together, and grow into amazing women! Meet Meg, Jo, Amy, and Beth as they learn about life, friendship, and the power of love! This accompanying unit study is meant to be used with the Little Women Classic Starts version as retold from the Louisa May Alcott original. The Classic Start versions are find them a little easier for younger readers, but you could certainly use this unit study with the original version if you have an older student. The lapbook chapters will correlate with the Classic Starts edition, but the concepts are the same, so you should be able to complete the units using any version you choose. Watch my Little Women Lapbook Video to … [Read more...]

JUN
15
2014

Classic Literature Volume 2 Mega Pack

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Looking for some fun, hands-on, literature activities for your young readers? Look no further! I’ve been releasing literature units each week, and I finally have the Classic Literature Mega Pack Volume 2 ready to go!     What is a literature unit? Literature units are a great way to introduce your students to classic literature at a younger age. These units all use the “Classic Starts” version of the books so they are easier for your students to read and comprehend. The literature units come with daily chapter assignments and mini-books that students will use to create a lapbook. They also include comprehension questions and vocabulary to make sure your student understands each chapter, and to help them remember what they’ve read! These units make reading more fun, engaging, and hands-on!   Units included in this combo pack: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Call of the Wild Gulliver’s Travels The Journey to the Center of the Earth King Arthur … [Read more...]

MAY
18
2014

Call of the Wild Literature Unit Study & Lapbook

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Hi everyone! I have another fun Literature Unit Study and Lapbook for you today. This one is on The Call of the Wild. Hope you enjoy! Story Summary: The Call of the Wild tells the tale of an extraordinary Yukon sled dog. Buck was always a peaceful animal, but one day he is kidnapped and made to work as a sled dog. Can Buck find a way to trust men again? Or will he eventually succumb to his instincts that the wild has awaken in him? This accompanying unit study is meant to be used with the Call of the Wild Classic Starts version as retold from the Jack London original. The Classic Start versions are find them a little easier for younger readers, but you could certainly use this unit study with the original version if you have an older student. The lapbook chapters will correlate with the Classic Starts edition, but the concepts are the same, so you should be able to complete the units using any version you choose. Watch The Call of the Wild Lapbook Video to see more … [Read more...]

MAY
11
2014

The Swiss Family Robinson Unit Study & Lapbook

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Hi everyone! I have another fun Literature Unit Study and Lapbook for you today. This one is on The Swiss Family Robinson. Hope you enjoy it!   Story Summary: The Swiss Family Robinson is an exciting adventure about a family whose ship is destroyed by a furious storm. They become marooned on an island. This story tells the tale of their adventures there, how they setup a new homestead, and how they rely on their wits and creativity to survive in this new land. join the Robinson family on their thrilling adventures as they turn the savage island into a place they can call home. This accompanying unit study is meant to be used with the The Swiss Family Robinson Classic Starts version as retold from the Johann David Wyss original. The Classic Start versions are find them a little easier for younger readers, but you could certainly use this unit study with the original version if you have an older student. The lapbook chapters will correlate with the Classic Starts … [Read more...]

MAY
04
2014

The Secret Garden Lapbook and Unit Study

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Hello! Today I’m releasing The Secret Garden Literature Unit and Lapbook! This is a great book for young readers as not only is it an all time classic, but it includes a lot of adventure and excitement! Hope you enjoy!   Story Summary: The Secret Garden follows the life of a  young orphan named Mary who comes to live with her uncle in his big house on the Yorkshire Moors. She’s lonely and a bit spoiled, but finds a friend in a robin who shows her the key to a secret garden long forgotten. With the help of some new friends, Mary transforms the garden into a place of beauty and finds her own happiness along the way. This accompanying unit study is meant to be used with the Classic Starts version of The Secret Garden as retold from the Frances Hodgson Burnett original. The Classic Start versions are find them a little easier for younger readers, but you could certainly use this unit study with the original version if you have an older student. The lapbook chapters … [Read more...]

APR
27
2014

Gulliver’s Travels Literature Unit Study & Lapbook

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Good Morning! I have another new Classic Literature Unit Study and Lapbook! Today’s unit is Gulliver’s Travels Unit Study . This is a great book for young readers as it includes a lot of adventure and fictional fun! Hope you enjoy it!   Story Summary: Much like Robinson Crusoe, Gulliver has a need for travel and adventure! When Gulliver first goes off to sea, he has no idea of the strange adventures he’ll find. Travel along with Gulliver as he visits a flying island, a land inhabited by tiny people, and a world ruled by talking horses, and more! This accompanying unit study is meant to be used with the Classic Starts Gulliver's Travels version as retold from the Jonathan Swift original. The Classic Start versions are find them a little easier for younger readers, but you could certainly use this unit study with the original version if you have an older student. The lapbook chapters will correlate with the Classic Starts edition, but the concepts are the same, so … [Read more...]