“Blessed Is The Man” Curriculum Sampler (PDF ebook)
Today we feature an extensive excerpt from Blessed Is The Man, a wonderful unit study format curriculum for Jr. High and High School aged young men, based on Psalm One, written by Lynda & Lauren Coats.
This is a “self directed” curriculum that allows your boys to choose the topics they want to study, AND how to study it. No stuffy textbooks or boring lectures. It covers all typical subjects for a complete high school education, including basic life skills, a variety of business & vocational skills, introductions to many different careers and their requirements, as well as including many suggestions for expanding into specialized areas of interest.
Today’s resource is an extensive, 84 page (PDF format) sampler of the curriculum which includes a COMPLETE Sample unit study …and much more!
To download this PDF ebook, RIGHT CLICK HERE and “save” to your computer.
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EDUCATIONAL SONGS JUKEBOX
Here’s a site full of children’s songs that teach ideas and basic concepts in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Foreign Language, Geography, Geology, History, Language Arts, Life Skills, Math, and Physics. These cannot be downloaded, but can be listened to freely online. Lots of fun!
Click here to go to the site!
ADVENTURES IN ELECTRICITY! (PDF comic books)
Produced by General Electric in the 1940s, these educational comic books explain how electricity has changed and improved our world. While these are somewhat dated, they contain lots of interesting history on how things were done in a pre-electric age, and many neat facts and science concepts are demonstrated in this series of 16 page comic books.
Click here to go to the download site.
Tip: There are four issues of the comic book on this site. To download each issue, click the link and you’ll be taken to a page where you can either view the comic book online, or download it using the “Download” button on the right hand side of the page.
CLASSIC CHILDRENS’ RECORD ALBUMS
Here’s a huge archive of downloadable vintage children’s albums, featuring “Tale Spinners” dramatizations of classic living books and stories, Let’s Pretend, Golden Records and many more.
This is primo, wonderful audio material for your kids! Don’t miss it!
Click here to go to the site!
(Note: Since these are large mp3 audio files, and we have lots of readers, it is possible there may be traffic problems with this site. If you experience that, please just bookmark the site and try again later.)
BEAUTIFUL GIRLHOOD by Mabel Hale (audiobook & online ebook)
The transitioning years between girlhood and womanhood are an exciting time for a girl, as well as tumultuous and confusing. Beautiful Girlhood by Mabel Hale is a lovely guide that will help the young girl understand the changes she is going through emotionally and physically and also guide her in the proper behavior befitting a young woman.
Here is the much beloved, original edition of this classic book by Mabel Hale in an easy to read online edition, along with a great audiobook version read by Laura Caldwell.
“Girlhood is the opening flower of womanhood. It has charms all its own. The wonderful change from the child to the woman, the marvelous blossoming of young, healthy girlhood, will ever be God’s great miracle in life’s garden. Like a half-open rose is girlhood.”
CLICK HERE to go to the online ebook version
CLICK HERE to go to the downloadable audiobook version
THE FIRST BOOK OF TREES (PDF ebook)
Wonderful middle grades book all about the different trees native to America and how to identify them, with many lessons and studies on how trees grow, categories of trees, how to tell them apart, and much more. Hundreds of excellent illustrations make this one a real keeper!
To download this PDF ebook, RIGHT CLICK HERE and “save” to your computer. Mac users, press the Control key then click the link and save it to your mac.
The First Book of Water by Jo & Ernest Norling (PDF ebook)
Today’s resource is a GREAT science picture book for young readers all about water – what it is, what it does, why it is so important for all life, and much more. There’s biology, meteorology geology, physics and a whole lot more bundled up in this very informative and wonderfully illustrated text. Highly recommended for your homeschooling library!
To download this PDF ebook, RIGHT CLICK HERE then “save” to your computer. Mac users, press the Control key, then “save” the link to your mac.
S.T.E.L. SCIENCE COMIC BOOKS
Here’s a fun manga comic book series about space and earth weather put out by the Solar-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory at Nagoya University in Japan. The downloadable PDF comic books in this collection contain a cartoon story featuring humorous characters explaining scientific themes in a friendly way. Also included are text background features and some beautiful photography and illustrations. These were overseen by Dr.Y. Kamide and the artwork and writing were done by the manga creator Hayanon. Really nice stuff – especially if your kids enjoy Japanese style cartooning!
Titles in the series include:
WHAT IS THE AURORA?
WHAT IS THE GEOMAGNETIC FIELD?
WHAT ARE THE POLAR REGIONS?
WHAT IS THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE?
…and six more! Check them out!
Click here to go to the download site!
Knees and feet sore, but spirits high. Meeting many new friends on the camino. Wonderful people and amazing places. 100 km down, 700 to go!
Learning how to debone fish from a friendly retired Aussie in Roncesvalles.
Jess running with the bulls in Pamplona.
Jess and friend Rose on top of Alto de Perdón (forgiveness). You’ll recognize this place if you’ve seen the movie “The Way”.
Far Above Rubies SAMPLER
“Far Above Rubies” by Lynda Coats is a classic unit study based curriculum for Jr. High and high school aged young ladies (ages 12-13 through high school) based on Proverbs 31: 10-31, designed to cover all subjects (except for math) for a complete high school education. It is a “self-directed” curriculum, which can be customized by both parent and student to best fit your girls’ interests, goals and learning style. (No canned curriculum, boring textbooks or lectures.) Instead, students “pick and choose” the assignments they wish to focus on to fulfill their course requirements.
Far Above Rubies has been used by thousands of families over the past 15 years as the core high school curriculum for their daughters’ high school education.
Today’s freebie is an extensive, 78 page PDF Sampler of the curriculum that includes:
Guidelines for parents and students
The philosophy behind the curriculum
How it can be used with students with different learning styles
Essential materials needed for the curriculum
A COMPLETE Sample unit study from the curriculum …and more!
To download this PDF sampler, RIGHT CLICK HERE and “save” to your computer. Mac users, press the Control key, then click the link and save to your Mac.
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This week only, until Friday, May 10th, we are making the Complete “Far Above Rubies” curriculum in downloadable PDF format available at a HUGE discount – Regularly $69.95, THIS WEEK it is JUST $34, exclusively from HomeschoolFreebieOfTheDay. Click here for details!