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  1. Time Left: 13 days and 21 hours

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    1995 version of Beautiful Feet Geography with all 4 Holling C. Holling books plus free bonus book- $30 ppd Literature Guide Paddle to the Sea Minn of the Mississippi Seabird Tree in the Trail Pagoo (bonus book)


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    TRAIL GUIDE TO WORLD HAS SOLD Both have some highlighting and notes I wrote to myself, about 20 pages in World, and only in the "New England States" section of US. Pet-free, non-smoking home. Media mail shipping included.



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  4. I think I'm not using the correct search terms, I'm sure one of you brilliant mom's has a list of good books to read aloud that go along with geography. We are reading Silver Skates, it is very lovingly describing the Netherlands. As we read it we are searching for more information on the county, people, culture etc. I'm looking for a list to tie to our geography study that I'm currently working on. My kids are 9, 12, 14. If you don't have a list but instead a good book recommendation please share! Thank you
  5. Anybody got a favorite geography/social studies workbook for 6th grade? We've always done history & lit the WTM way, but I can see that there are a few holes: basic map reading skills, reading charts and graphs about population, weather & climate, stuff like that. I think dd would enjoy a well-done workbook that covered more of the practical, day to day aspects of geography & mapping. I'm looking at the Spectrum 5th grade workbook and The Geography Book. Would love to hear reviews of these or if there is something else like this that you've used and liked.
  6. Has anyone used this program before? As stated on the site: Zombie-Based Curriculum features:Designed for grades 4-8 10 Units, 75 hours of Project-Based Learning instruction Approx. 35% of instruction is projects Designed by a Highly Qualified teacher in Social Studies and English Language Arts Projects include skills needed for Common Core and other state standards:complex texts, evidence-based argumentation, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking to solve real world problems Based on 2012 National Geography Standards Developed with Understanding by Design® Comic book offers out of classroom engagement Benefits:Excellent supplement to add Geography to existing social studies program Flexible to incorporate local geography or to expand globally Incorporates Common Core skills across content areas beyond ELA Designed for customization Designed to encourage out of classroom informal learning Obviously, the zombie element isn't for everyone but it would work for some. I've looked at the scope and sequence, compared it to geography standards, and it seems solid overall. When you go to the Interact site, where you can actually purchase the materials, there are three units of study. As I am not an expert in geography I would really appreciate knowing whether this is a complete program (at least for the grades it's intended).
  7. I am interested in using Runkle's World Geography then BJU's Cultural for high school; I have the RWG schedule provided at Core Foundations ( thank you!) My questions are: 1) Can I use my Knowledge Quest and/or Uncle Josh's instead of buying the mapping workbook? Seems superfluous considering I have these cds 2) Is it correct to assume that Rnkle's wold be 1/2 credit and then BJU's 1 full-credit under the category: World geography? That's all I can think of currently; I appreciate your input! Thanks, Rachel
  8. This past year I taught a high school geography class at our local co op and also online. I got them to create a variety of "projects" instead of essays etc and they really did SUCH a great job I would love it if what they created could be used to teach younger students geography. So, here's what you can use (I used a great site called Padlet which allowed the students to "pin" their work so everyone could view it. When you click on a link, click on "view original" as otherwise it doesn't always work correctly. Choose your own adventure ... in south eastern Asia - Although some don't look exciting as some don't show a graphic in the link, all do actually contain photos and videos and you play through and make choices as you go. Videos on Asia - during the class I occasionally used videos on Youtube on the "Geography Now" challenge. I asked the students to make videos following the same formula - Chinese customs cartoons - their task was to take an aspect of Chinese culture and show what is and isn't acceptable. They used Powtoons to create their fun cartoons - ebook on a country in Europe - the target age for these is 5 - 8 years old and some of the students made truly beautiful books. Enjoy! Fun ways to remember African capitals - they had to use graphics and memory devices - take a look - I hope some of you can make use of my students' hard work.
  9. I'm working through some curriculum to use for geography next year. I'm thinking of doing World Geography as a social studies credit and physical geography as an earth science credit. I'm not finding textbooks that I absolutely love for either course, so I'm toying with the idea of a less demanding spine and then adding in additional travelogues, memoirs, novels and histories. I'd be curious if anyone has done a high school level geography that they loved. I found a tremendous blog called Edible Geography that has intriguing pieces. For example, there was one on menus from LA restaurants and another on the history and process of fish stocking.
  10. DID YOU GET YOURS YET? IT'S FREE! A Complete, FULL Geography Curriculum Set right - $30 Value! @ (aff) 50 States and Where to Find Them teaches children the states and capitals region by region through mapping exercises and quality literature. The Student Workbook is a necessary component of this program (and is INCLUDED!) Offer ends 1/29/16 - don't delay!
  11. Hi. I think my post about this got lost. I apologize if this is a repeat post. I've been really busy, too busy to participate in the forums as much as I'd like. I was wondering how you all teach Geography in first grade. Do you teach it alongside Ancient History? I thought about doing this, but it seems confusing to the child to be introduced to modern countries, flags and cultures at the same time that he's discovering history. I'm now leaning toward introducing our eldest to basic political geography first (countries, flags, languages, cultures, basic map work) like in the last two parts of the "Usborne Book of World Geography." Once he has a grasp of that, we're going to introduce history, so he figures out where and how it all started and how things came to be as they are now. We will save natural geography like weather, phenomena, etc. for the second year. How do you folks do it? We will also use the "Evan Moor Beginning Geography" workbook. Just ordered it. Another issue we have is how to teach U.S. history to make sure the kids meet annual testing requirements. Are children expected to know about U.S. government and history as early as first grade? If so, how do we teach history like in WTM? I'd prefer to just teach ancient history for now. We live in Washington State. Our eldest is 6 years old. Any advice would be most welcome!
  12. Hi :3 This is Pronghorn's daughter, and I'm here to tell you about a game I made for my Girl Scout Silver Award. It's available free at My game centers around the missionary journeys of the Apostle Paul. You can print out the game board and pieces at the website and it's completely free. It can be used in home learning or Sunday school situations and other things. I'd appreciate feedback if you check it out. Please feel free to spread the word to other sites, especially Christian ones. Bye :3
  13. I am using BYL grade 7 World Cultures (Geography) this year with my kids.... I have GeoScribe pages for my 7th grader to use because we will be making a Geography Notebook. I just came across a site on Pinterest with some really cool geography printouts for my 4th grader. There is also passport printouts, too. Thought I'd share...... One plus One plus One equals World Geography Plan.....with Notebooking and Map printables. :001_smile:
  14. Hi all, Over the last year I've been experimenting with geography. I created a worksheet that can be filled out for any country. My children fill in the worksheet and some blank maps related to the country of the week. I primarily use this site for maps: They use our encyclopedias, the CIA World Fact Book and library books for their information. By the end of the year they've produced their own atlas of sorts. This could be tailored for different years by producing simpler worksheets for the younger years or by expecting less of their answers. I'll attach a pdf of the form that I use. You can alter this however you would like. I don't know how to attach an alterable file but I'd be happy to email you if you want to tinker. Or maybe someone could inform me about how to add a .docx or .odt file. Enjoy!
  15. Hello folks, My oldest is entering 5th grade, so we'll be in the logic stage for the first time. I'm trying to adjust to the changes. I read in WTM about SWB's recommendations for history, and I'm going to try to follow them closely at the beginning. I saw how she recommended having my son color maps from The Geography Coloring Book by Wynn Kapit as we go through history. I'm wondering, for any of you who have used this, how did you do it? It looks like each area of the world is covered once (with a few variations), but some areas are discussed multiple times in the history encyclopedia (Babylon, Greece, Rome, etc.), so did you just have your child do each area once, or did you photocopy and have them do it every time it came up? Is there another way I should use the book? Just a little confused since the book wasn't written explicitly to accompany WTM. Previously I leaned heavily on the SOTW Activity Book for mapwork. Any advice you have is appreciated, thanks. Erin
  16. I came across a book called "Micronations: Invent Your Own Country and Culture"* today in the bookstore (and promptly bought it). I noticed no-one has mentioned it in the forums yet (according to a forum search for 'micronations'). I did find another book called "How to Build Your Own Country"** mentioned on the forums, which seems to be for slightly younger kids (age range for Micronations is 9-12, for How To is 8-12, but the latter only has 40 pages vs 128 for Micronations). So, I just wanted to mention these resources, and if anyone's kids came up with some cool countries of their own (using these or other resources or just the old-fashioned way without any resources) feel welcome to share your kids' countries in this thread. * **
  17. For volume 1, has anyone added in a separate geography curriculum? Maybe along the lines of a cultural study to enhance the lessons? We've done MOH in the past so I have an understanding of their integrated geography and it's not quite what I want this time around. My dd is very fascinated by the differences in world cultures, and since we will be starting the MOH cycle again this year, I was wondering if anyone ever added geography successfully. Not just a workbook or notebooking type extra, but a full geography curriculum like Galloping the Globe or COAH Expedition Earth, for late elementary possibly early junior high level (depending on difficulty). Thanks for any advice :)
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