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Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 5: Whales and Dolphins

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Whales and Dolphins. Disclosure: I was not compensated for …

U.S. Coins Review ~ A Free Math Printable

The new school year has begun – at least here in Madison County, Alabama, and in our homeschool! I created these U.S. Coins Review pages to help ease my daughter out of summer break and into our school routine. There are 5 pages in this document; the first three pages …

Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 4: Seals & Penguins

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Seals (which include Sea Lions and Walruses) and Penguins. …

Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 2: Animal Habitats

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Animal Habitats. Disclosure: I was not compensated for this …

Introduction to Zoology ~ Assembling the Student Science Notebooks

This post describes how to assemble the Student Science Notebooks for the Introduction to Zoology lesson plans. For an introduction to this series please read the introductory post.  If you plan on following my 12 lesson plans, you may want to assemble your journals before the first class. Alternatively, you can hand out the …

Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ 12 Lesson Plans and Printables

Introduction I hope you are having a wonderful summer!  I’m excited to share what my homeschool coop class learned last semester about animals.  I’ll be writing a detailed blog post for each week’s class, which will include a Lesson Plan, Printables, Project Instructions, Resource List, and more.  Ideas for additional art and …

Animal Classification Posters and Games ~ Free Printables

Next semester in my Kindergarten/First Grade coop class I’ll be teaching Animal Science, and I’ve developed some of my own materials as well as using print and online resources.  I’ll be posting my lesson plans sometime within the next several weeks, but I was so happy with how my posters …

Early American History: Paul Revere ~ Week 8 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about the unfair taxes imposed by England on the Colonies, …

Win Or Lose, I Love You! ~ Children’s Book Review and Free Printables

If you are like me, it can be difficult sometimes as a Mom to see your children’s hurt feelings – it’s so tempting to protect their little emotions in every circumstance.  And, it can be difficult to know what to say to provide meaningful comfort when your child is disappointed …

Early American History: Phillis Wheatley ~ Week 7 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Phillis Wheatley, an 18th century African-American poet who was …

Early American History: Benjamin Franklin ~ Week 6 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will continue to teach your students about life in the 13 colonies, including the …

Early American History: Plymouth Colony ~ Week 4 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will be teaching your students about early colonial life in Plymouth, Massachusetts.  Learn about …

Early American History: Squanto and Thanksgiving ~ Week 3 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series.  For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will be teaching your students about Squanto, the help he gave to the Pilgrims, and …

Early American History: The Mayflower ~ Week 2 Lesson Plan for Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series.  For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will be teaching your students about the Mayflower voyage and the pilgrims’ landing in Plymouth, …

Early American History: Jamestown and Pocohontas ~ Week 1 Lesson Plan for Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series.  For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will be teaching your students about the founding of Jamestown in 1607, Pocohontas, and her …

Early American History ~ Assembling the Student History Journals

This post describes how to assemble the Student History Journals for the Early American History lesson plans. For an introduction to this series please read the introductory post.  If you plan on following my 13 lesson plans, you may want to assemble your journals before the first class. Alternatively, you …