I am not sure which is harder, finding the perfect bathing suit or finding the perfect curriculum. As if the world is laughing at me, the time for finding both comes at the same time of year. This is the time of year when all homeschool parents begin to re-evaluate their curriculum choices and start shopping for something new. (Unless you've already found the perfect fit, in which case, congrats!)
Before long, your desk will be filled with notes and copies of every free preview unit available at which point you will feel like screaming. Oh come on, it can't just be me!
This week I am going to review a few History curricula that might not be on your radar. These are a little less popular than the "big box" ones but they are relatively less expensive and might be a perfect fit.
Supports Classical education but don't be turned off by that if you're
Odyssey books are not Christian based but Story of the Word does contain Bible references.
3 Levels, each one covers Ancients, Middle Ages, Early Modern and Modern Times
History is studied chronologically and with this program,
Other resources required like: Story of the World, History Pockets, Coloring Books,
creative writing, recipes, file folder games, experiments, timeline,
has a Final Celebration!
Beautifully laid out lesson plan schedule
Series include the following periods (sold separately)
The New World Explorers
The American Revolution
The Early 19th Century
The Civil War
The Industrial Revolution through the Great Depression
$28.95 each set
Uses icons to differentiate between the 3 grade levels
Reading, Writing, Science, Geography and History
Supports Charlotte Mason education
Paths of Exploration (grades 3-5)
Paths of Settlement (grades 4-6)
Paths of Progress (grades 5-7)
Other resources needed to complete lessons
$120 for full year
(not including additional resources)