The National Archives is offering a wide range of online educational programs for all grade levels over the next two months — it’s an ideal homeschooling opportunity!
📚 Homeschool Books & Libraries (Post Archives)
And this our life, exempt from public haunt,
Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything.
A collection of great homeschool teaching ideas, resources, and little lessons on books and libraries from the River Houses Homeschool Network. Add your name to our free River Houses mailing list and get posts like these delivered right to your mailbox every week! 😊
❡ Discovering Dewey: This Homeschool Books & Libraries collection also includes our special series of monthly Learning the Library posts that introduce your students to the Dewey Decimal System. 📚
The DocsTeach program from the U.S. National Archives offers a wealth of free lessons that teach library skills, critical reading and thinking, and American history and civics. They’re ideal for homeschoolers.
It’s Homeschool Library Day! This week: exploring “The Scientific 500s” in the Dewey Decimal Classification, part of our year-long survey of the whole of knowledge. (Really!)
“Lexicógrapher. n.s. [λεξικὸν and γράφω; lexicographe, French.] A writer of dictionaries; a harmless drudge, that busies himself in tracing the original, and detailing the signification of words.” (A humorous homeschool holiday, for all lovers of words and dictionaries.)
In this federal census year, why not invite your homescholars to learn about how the U.S. Census has kept count of our country over the decades with this ready-made unit study from the Library of Congress.
On Copernicus’ birthday, introduce your homeschool students to one of the most important books ever published: “On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres” (1543).
The National Archives wants you to be a “Citizen Archivist” and help document materials in U.S. presidential libraries (from the comfort of your home computer). This is a great cooperative project for homeschool history students.
It’s Homeschool Library Day! This week: exploring “The Linguistic 400s” in the Dewey Decimal Classification, part of our year-long survey of the whole of knowledge. (Really!)
Download a whole year’s worth of free educational coloring pages and booklets from major libraries and museums all around the world.
The annual World Almanac and Book of Facts is one of the six reference books we recommend to every homeschool family. Our mascot Horace the River Otter recently got his 2020 edition – have you gotten yours?
It’s Homeschool Library Day! This week: exploring “The Social 300s” in the Dewey Decimal Classification, part of our year-long survey of the whole of knowledge. (Really!)
The 2020 edition of the World Almanac and Book of Facts is a one-volume desk encyclopedia that every homeschooling family should have.