Study Guides for Literature with a Christian Perspective {A Review}

When someone asks me what curriculum we use in our homeschool, I hesitate because we're an eclectic mix of Charlotte Mason and classical. But if asked what we do all day, I would say READ. Aside from math and handwriting, the majority of our day is spent reading our subjects from a variety of sources. As a former doctoral candidate in English literature, I value good living books and look for any opportunity to insert them into our day. Recently, I was given the opportunity to review a study … [Read more...]

Butterfly Unit Study for Elementary Students

Spring time is here! Sunshine, warmth, and everything green. To welcome in spring, here is a unit study on butterflies as a way to introduce the concept of metamorphosis and dig a little deeper into an area of science that interests many children. Great Books on Butterflies  Choose several books to read. Then pick some butterfly activities to do together. Here are a few favorite butterfly books: From Caterpillar to Butterfly (Let's Read & Find Out Science, Stage 1) by Deborah … [Read more...]