junior high

Creating a Year-End Portfolio

Whether you are required to by law or choose to organize memories of your homeschool journey, creating a year-end portfolio is an excellent habit for homeschool families. In one binder you can see at a glance what books your student used, what subjects they studied, and samples of their work. A year-end portfolio provides value …

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Abbreviated School Days When Life Gets Crazy

Have you planned abbreviated school days to fall back on when life takes a left turn toward crazy? Life does get crazy. Sometimes it’s genuine emergencies like car accidents or trips to the hospital. Sometimes you just have a day when you have to grocery shop, get 3 kids to the dentist, and have invited …

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Books About Ancient Egypt for Older Readers

Here are eight books about Ancient Egypt for older readers. As you are studying ancient civilizations with your little ones, you naturally want to include older children as well.  Many of the picture books I included in my post 10 Picture Books About Ancient Egypt have enough substance that upper elementary and junior high school students …

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