Last year we studied 20th Century History, and used the new Mystery of History Volume IV as one of the texts we studied. I'd love to share with you today about this incredible resource. We have used the first two volumes of Mystery of History in the past, so when I found out Volume IV … [Read more...] about Using The Mystery of History Volume IV (review)
Mystery of History
Today I'm sharing with you Why We Changed our History Curriculum for Homeschool High School and what we changed it to. For many years I have had in my mind a couple of curricula that I was pretty sure we'd use in high school for history. Both are Christian-based and written by awesome ladies I just … [Read more...] about Why We Changed our History Curriculum for Homeschool High School to Tapestry of Grace
It's finally here! Have you been waiting as long as I have? We love the Mystery of History volumes, and Volume 4--the last--is finally out. Many, many years ago when I first started homeschooling, we were turned onto "living books" (such as biographies and historical fiction) and the use of … [Read more...] about Review Mystery of History Volume 4
Sorry for so many posts lately, but I keep finding out about these great deals and I have to share! Mystery of History is our favorite history curriculum. So well-written and fun to read. And it's good for all ages K-12th grade! You can get the first quarter right now for only $3.99 on Kindle! … [Read more...] about Mystery of History : Creation thru Resurrection only $3.99 on Kindle
A number of years ago I read about Kendra Fletcher's views on Circle Time. I thought, "This is what I want!" But for years, no matter how hard I tried I could never get all of us organized in the morning to meet together as a family. So, I finally accepted that we would just do it in the … [Read more...] about How do we do Circle Time?
Along with our wonderful history curriculum, Mystery of History, we'll be reading lot of historical fiction for the Middle Ages. It's such an exciting way to study history--and makes it more memorable, too! We're in volume 2, which covers Pentecost (A.D. 29) through the Gutenberg Press (1456). … [Read more...] about Historical Fiction for the Middle Ages