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  • Item #: 025603
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  • Item #: 062265
    ISBN: 9780976202486
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    When it comes to cleaning and organizing your home, keep it simple so kids can easily help out. This colorful, laminated flip chart uses clear illustrations and check boxes so children know exactly what is expected of them. When they are finished, they flip the page, a reward in itself! The zones include living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. Each zone has steps to follow and check off, but also a place to write in specific chores to be done each day. In the living room, Step 1 is "pick up." Graphics show a laundry basket and items like shoes, books, & dishes with an arrow to place these items in the basket. This is helpful for children too young to read. A check box says to Grab a basket or plastic tub. Put items that do not belong in the living room in the basket. Step 2 Return items to their proper place in the house. Step 3 Tidy up. Neatly arrange items in the living room. Step 4 Day of the week job. Mon. vacuum Tues. Dust Wed. Wash off fingerprints Thurs. Vacuum Fri. dust. Step 5 daily job (that you customize to your home/family). When the chores are done, you check the box and flip the page. Boom! Done! Easy peasy! A 15 minute instructional DVD will clarify any questions you may have, but really, it is well laid out and easy to follow. 5" x 8.5", spiral binding across the top. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 057604
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    Here is a 6-month supply of weekly chore charts for your kiddos! Each page is 8.5x11" and has four categories down the left side: myself, my room, family & school. Each topic has 3-5 chores like brushing teeth in the morning, put my clothes away, help with dishes, and participating in lessons. You have 1 or 2 spaces to add your own responsibilities in each category. Across the top are the 7 days of the week. Write your student's name at the top and there is a space at the bottom to write a goal for the week. Place one of our scratch-off stickers (item 058960) at the top and write a reward under it. Your student gets to reveal their prize for completing all of their responsibilities! Charts have a purple border, red headlines and black/white text. ~ Sara

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    Chores are re-defined as commitments on this weekly chart. There are 4 categories listed down the left-most column: honor myself, respect my home, honor my family, and respect my school; days of the week are across the top. Three to five subcategories include things like: dress myself on time, put my things away, help clean and participate in class. Some categories have extra spaces for you to write in your own commitments. At the bottom is a place to write a memory verse and you can write your student's name at the top. Pad contains a 6-month supply. The pages are colorful (greens, blues, purples) and show a cross and a dove. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 025604
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  • Item #: 000374
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    This 11" x 17" write-and-wipe surface reminds everyone who is responsible for each chore each day. The chart contains 14 permanent jobs plus 7 slots for doing dishes (one per day). List names above the jobs for the week. When a task is completed, check the space. Wipe-off marker included. The daily jobs include: Chef's Helper, Make Lunches, Set Table, Empty Waste Baskets, Family Room, Gather Laundry and Feed Pets. The weekly jobs are: Vacuum, Dust, Water Plants, Clean Bathrooms, Take Out Garbage, Sweep Porch & Steps and Yard Work. There is also a magnet strip included with this chart so that it can be hung on the fridge.

  • Item #: 000371
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    A personal “Daily Jobs” chart with 6 rows for jobs and 7 columns for days. Use a wipe-off marker to indicate completion of a task. “Jobs” stickers are also available below. 8 1/2” x 11.”

  • Item #: 000370
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    Same format as the Create-a-Chart except that the jobs are geared for younger children. Size: 8 1/2” x 11”. There is room at the top of this laminated chart for your child's name. Then a list of the daily jobs with pictures is given vertically on the chart with Sun-Sat across the top. The daily jobs are: Make Bed, Take Bath, Comb Hair, Brush Teeth, Pick Up Toys and Be Happy.

  • Item #: 002784
    ISBN: 9781888827392
    Retail: $64.95
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    Homeschool teachers will go to great lengths to help their students overcome difficulties. Take Beverly Adams-Gordon, for example. An engineer and Montessori teacher, she left her teaching job to homeschool in an effort to solve her youngest daughter's severe spelling problems. Finding no suitable material, she thoroughly researched the subject and developed her own spelling curriculum.

    So what is different?

    • * It's all in one book. One purchase for all years for all kids.
    • * A chapter on research details the most effective methods of spelling instruction.
    • * Complete instructions for introducing, implementing and evaluating the program. Directions are given for adapting to different learning styles and ages.
    • * The program takes only 15 minutes/day.
    • * Extensive Word Lists are based on research done after 1979 of most frequently used and misspelled words. Word lists used in most other programs are based on lists created in 1915 or 1947. Two lists are provided, with 5,000 and 12,000 words, respectively.
    • * General and specific placement tests start each student right where he needs to be.
    • * Program is based on phonics and spelling rules, not phonics alone.
    • * Review is built into the program which uses a "spiral" approach (repeated and spaced review) similar to the approach Saxon takes in it's problem sets.
    • * Directions for over 100 games and activities are included which concentrate on specific skills and make spelling more interesting. Most are individual or partner games, but some can be played by up to 6 players.

    Now available in its 4th edition. Spelling Power retains all of its award-winning effective procedures, but it is more user-friendly with larger type and more graphics. Easier to read and less intimidating, there is also improved organization of resources. The 4th edition Spelling Power package includes access to the Teacher's Online Resources on the publisher's website and an updated Quick Start DVD seminar. The Quick Start DVD provides a personal step-by-step introduction to using the Spelling Power program featuring author Beverly Adams-Gordon who explains each step as "real" homeschool moms and students demonstrate. The Teacher's Online Resources includes printable forms, searchable word lists, charts, printable Activity Task Cards, bonus activities, and the Digital Spelling Tutor which allows you to create spelling lists for multiple children, offers learning, drill and testing activities, tracks several children's progress, allows you to create and print progress reports, and can be used with any spelling word list.

    Spelling Power provides the most thorough coverage of spelling that we have seen. This one is a "classic."

  • Item #: 052504
    ISBN: 9780764147920
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    Providing a perfect introduction to our government and how she works successfully to make a great nation, this concise book includes an overview of the three branches of government: Executive, Legislative and Judicial-including an overview of the agencies and departments of the executive branch, a chart summarizing "how a bill becomes a law" and the hierarchy of the judicial court system. "Your Job" concludes the book and stresses the importance of involved citizenship. Helpful glossary and index are also included. 48 pgs, pb. Three-color illustrations. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 014495
    ISBN: 9781931397155
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    This book literally blazes a trail through geography - all you have to do is follow it! Cindy Wiggers has done a terrific job of combining questions, mapping, and other activities into a fun, easy-to-teach approach to geography. Intended as a thirty-six week program, the first twenty-seven of these include a variety of activities. The first weeks encompass the world as a whole; then you focus on different regions continent by continent. Within each week there are several different methods of learning. One of these, Geography Trails, provides questions four days a week that will improve the student's ability to use maps to locate countries, capitals, bodies of water, and landforms, teach them valuable geography terms and learn many geography facts. Different questions are given for grades 2-4, 5-7, and 8-10, so that you can use this book for children at different levels at the same time. The questions are based on the content of three recommended atlases (one for each age group) which are listed in the key resources below. Additional geography activities for every week are in the form of "Points of Interest," where you can take time to learn more extensively. Activities to choose from include mapping, researching, suggestions for art projects, and weekly projects to compile into your very own geography notebook. Then it's Geography through Literature for the last nine weeks as you read through Around the World in 80 Days. Questions for each chapter are provided, as are ideas for additional research and spelling and vocabulary words. Happy trails!

    Please note that that this course provides a framework for studying world geography, and relies on additional resources for reference, maps, and activities. Required resources include: Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne (if you are planning on completing the literature portion of the study) and one or more of the recommended atlases (depending on the age of the student(s). Three other "key" recommended resources you will rely heavily on for many of the activities include the Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide, Uncle Josh's Map Book (in book form, or CD-ROM), and Visual Manna's Teaching Geography Through Art (for the art in geography lessons). Although you could make the study work without these, they are often referred to in the lessons, and the program would work much more easily with them. These and other recommended resources are listed below. An almanac is also recommended, in case you don't have one on hand, we recommend the World Alamanac & Book of Facts. A Geographical Terms chart is also recommended; we are unable to offer this specific one, but it is available from Geography Matters. ~ Stephanie

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  • Item #: 063917
    ISBN: 9781441315731
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     A no-nonsense planner that allows you to “get the job done.” This classy, utilitarian planner has 45 undated, weekly two-page spreads with days of the week across the top, a subject column on the left side, seven rows of lined boxes (2” x 1¼”), and a generous notes column on the right side. Extra pages include 4 pages for seating charts, 20 two-page spreads for attendance or grades (35 lines), and 7 lined pages for notes. Lay flat spiral binding. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 060394
    ISBN: 9780545819220
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    Five poster-size charts come in different colors (red, purple, blue, orange, green). Each chart measures 18” x 24”, has 36 rows (alternating color/white) and 25 columns. They look like a page from a teacher’s grade book where you write the students’ names down the left side, assignments across the top and a grade in each square. In a classroom, you could use one a month to show homework assignments (useful when students are absent), good behaviors, class job assignments, books read and such. Use them in a Sunday School where students are to learn Bible verses or demonstrate behaviors. Homeschoolers can use them as chore charts, activities/schedules, behavior, books children have read, verses to memorize, etc. I like the large format: great for a visual learner to see their progress. Not laminated. ~Sara

  • Item #: 052460
    ISBN: 9780966910797
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    Implementing a successful chore system in the home may be one of the greatest challenges facing today’s homeschool family. Most of us recognize the great benefit to our children in learning responsibility, productivity, diligence, and initiative, not to mention the excitement they experience in being a part of the family. In fact, a 40-year Harvard study found children given chores from an early age turned into adults who earned more, had more job satisfaction, better marriages, and lived longer, healthier and happier lives. Written by parents of eight, Managers of Their Chores begins with the biblical foundation for chores and the many benefits chores will bring to a child -- both now and in the future. It moves into key factors in parents’ lives that will affect a chore system. The book also provides pertinent information about what kinds of chores should reasonably be done in a home with children. Other chapters include working with preschoolers on chores, information for the home management challenged, how to develop a master chore list, assigning and scheduling chores, simple steps for putting together a chores system and the ChorePack© Chore System. Managers of Their Chores come with all the ChorePack© materials needed for four children, including the packs, chore card paper, and a holder. In the appendix, you will find a chore library with more than 180 chores listed, forms for use and future photocopying, and sample chore assignments from eight families. Whether you are chore challenged or a seasoned chore warrior, you will gain motivation and loads of practical advice on implementing a stress-free chore system. Spiral Bound. 199 pgs. Deanne

  • Item #: 034817
    ISBN: 9781578960811
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    It is generally acknowledged by my family that I crashed and burned with unit studies. A summer spent in planning went down in flames the first month. Returning to more comfortable curriculum choices, I didn't abandon this educational methodology but entrusted my children into more capable "unit study" hands with our involvement in a homeschool co-op. After reading this amazing unit study manual by Barbara Wagner, I recognize that "my problem" was that "I" spent the summer in planning. Had I used her simple yet incredibly thorough planning methodology I would have met my needs for structure and control and let my children's creativity emerge, all while reigniting the love for learning. Mom becomes the administrator, facilitator, and co-learner. This, I can handle.

    A powerful planning tool deceptively housed in a small 1" three-ring binder, you find yourself wondering if anyone can effectively explain How to Teach with Unit Studies in only 92 pages. Yes, she can! Start with an appealing analogy to eagles; add the I3 (pronounced I-three) Unit Study; stir in a cup of wisdom and a dash of simplicity and you have the recipe for successful unit studies.

    What exactly is the I3 Unit Study? The first "I" refers to Individual. This is the first step in unit study planning and where you and your child decide on a topic for your study. This is the time to yield to the childlike wonderments that tease our minds (i.e. why do stars shine?). The second "I" stands for Inquiry - the time to ask questions; narrow a topic down to a specific question or thing. We want our children to capture a discovery spirit - to create and spin a web of knowledge. The third "I" refers to the instruction portion of the study - pick a thinking skill, choose a project, state the assignment, and determine the learning objectives. The really important aspect of this entire process is that until you get to the very last "job" (determine the learning objectives), the process is student-directed and adult-assisted. This is where I made my big mistake - not getting my children involved in the planning. In Mrs. Wagner's method only the learning objectives part is adult-directed but still student-assisted.

    If all this sounds a bit confusing, you will not be confused by Mrs. Wagner's clear presentation of her approach. She thoroughly explains each step showing how you can facilitate your children's participation in the planning; her graphically pleasing layout adds to the clarity. She also provides some stunningly simple, yet surprisingly empowering techniques for determining both the "pick a thinking skill" and the "choose a project" parts. Relying on Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives for thinking skills and a useful chart for possible projects, she brings both together into a handy Dial-a-Unit-Study tool. This makes the whole assignment planning process not only manageable but also FUN (and part of the learning process).

    Giving practical guidelines for putting it all together, Mrs. Wagner suggests that six assignments make up one unit study and that you can do six to twelve unit studies a year. Since there are six fact-finding questions, six thinking skills levels, six project delivery modes, one of each makes for a well-rounded unit study. Yet, she cautions that this is just an "ideal" - not essential - and families need to stay flexible. There are lots of reproducible forms for your planning pleasure as well as many examples of unit studies and assignments the Wagner family used.

    Those of us with perfectionist tendencies will appreciate the time and attention the author gives to determining learning objectives, study evaluations, and keeping records. Although she relates all of her studies to Hewitt's Learning Objectives for Grades K-8, I think any set of learning objectives would be useable. Surprisingly simple, her approach to record keeping produces an amazing portfolio of the student's work. Mrs. Wagner encourages evaluation of all assignments and studies and occasionally uses standard testing methods but typically this is another area where both student and teacher are interactively involved.

    The wisdom referred to earlier is both sprinkled throughout and concentrated into one section of this manual. Addressed are such issues as philosophy, multiple ages & levels, creating a learning environment, building relationships, and getting to know your child as well as FAQs (frequently asked questions) such as the ubiquitous "What about math and language arts?" (For your information, Mrs. Wagner suggests that you incorporate these into studies as much as possible but work on them every day.)

    Wanting to see if I could actually plan a unit study following this procedure but not having students to help with my planning, I was nearly derailed by trying to choose a topic to study. I just didn't have any pressing questions I needed to answer (too far from youthful wonderment, I suppose). But then in a flash of inspiration I decided that I would really like to know why (fact-finding question) chocolate has such a universal appeal. Using the Dial-a-Unit-Study, I concluded that I could describe (thinking skill) this appeal by telling a story (delivery mode). And the wheels started turning (slowly and rustily, I admit). Let's see, first I will need to find out a bit more about those endorphins lurking in chocolate and what function they serve in our body and then decide if my story will be about a family who always incorporates chocolate into family traditions (Hershey's kisses at Christmas) or about a group for homeschooling moms who recognize chocolate as a suitable way to pamper themselves for a job well done.

    One last note about that Dial-a-Unit-Study gizmo. Although the instructions were clear, I did have some difficulty and had to rely on scissors to punch the hole rather than the provided brad. The whole affair took just a little loosening up to provide satisfactory results. A small quibble for an exceptional product. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 022396
    ISBN: 9781593577476
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    As its name suggests, this inexpensive book is an introduction to career exploration and possible educational paths. Since these are uncharted territories for most junior high students, such a guide is useful, even necessary. The first step is the Career Interest Assessment, which prompts students to consider the things that interest them, how they would describe themselves, and what free-time and school activities they enjoy. Twelve major interest areas are identified, and students begin to see which groups interest them the most as well as which work activities are included in each group. Choices in these areas comprise the start of an Individual Career Plan (ICP), and there is a sample ICP format included although it is not reproducible. The ICP continues to be "fleshed" out as a student considers whether he likes to work with data/ideas, people, or things; chooses a desired work environment; and also examines the physical requirements for various jobs. Then it is time to evaluate and chart one's academic path - what it takes to get to where they are beginning to think they want to go. The concluding section is how to research specific jobs. This book seems most useful for Jr. High to early high school students (7th to 10th grades) or the occasional late high-schooler who hasn't yet considered these things. 112 pgs. ~ Janice
  • Item #: 017288
    ISBN: 9781594418136
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    Add sparkly satisfaction to a job well done with these glittery gem stickers. Use them to keep track of completed tasks, reward good behavior, brighten up returned schoolwork, etc. Each pack of 400 stickers includes an assortment of blue diamonds, green emeralds, round red rubies, and teardrop amethysts. – Rachel
  • Item #: 015340
    ISBN: 9780545479752
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    Covering the seven years of the biggest war in history in 112 pages is no small task, but the folks from Scholastic have done an admirable job. Plenty of period photographs provide the "you are there" feel to the book, but equally engaging are the colorful charts, maps, graphics, diagrams, and timelines. Cutaway illustrations show the layout of some larger weapons: a Sherman tank, B-24 bomber, and U-boat. Text is concise, usually several short paragraphs and lots of bullet-point facts and figures on each two-page spread.

    The series is entitled Scholastic Discover More because you also have access to a download of 67 more pages from the Scholastic web site. A code in the book is required to access the 105 MB download. Include are videos, first hand accounts, encyclopedia entries, definitions, and references to other books and websites of related interest.

    The engaging images, to-the-point text and extra features would make this an appealing book to introduce World War II. Sc. - Bob

  • Item #: 012709
    ISBN: 9780890518342
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    Was there a Big Bang? According to the Astronomy Book, "Biblical creation and the big bang are exact opposites and cannot be reconciled." Learn about the universe and space from a Creationist viewpoint. Topics covered include the size and origins of the universe, eclipses, constellations, space exploration, the solar system, stars and galaxies, cosmic catastrophes, and other solar systems. This hardcover book contains 80 pages with color photographs as well as a pull-out poster.

    The corresponding study guide is a great tool for small group study and homeschool. Each chapter lists the corresponding pages from The Astronomy Book, scripture passages, and questions for students to answer. There is also a list of vocabulary words to define and suggested activities for each chapter which range from a field trip to the planetarium to making a chart of the planets. Some chapters include suggestions for additional reading. This 51- page study guide is not reproducible, and an answer key is included. 5" x 8", softcover. ~ Anh/Donna

  • Item #: 006644
    ISBN: 9780794518479
    Retail: $29.99
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    This book is not a science text, but it will help you with whatever science textbook you are using. It's a comprehensive science reference guide covering physics, chemistry and biology. Each area of focus features color-coded subtopics with significant detail. The chemistry section contains subtopics for general, physical, inorganic, organic, and environmental chemistry. The biology section includes ecology, botany, zoology, human biology, genetics and general biology. The physics section is divided into mechanics, heat, waves, electricity and magnetism, nuclear physics, and general physics.

    We've come to expect compelling color pictures, graphics and charts from Usborne, and this book does not disappoint. Every page has excellent visuals and concise explanations of scientific laws and principles. For example, the biology section includes a subtopic covering the nervous system. The book shows and describes the parts of the neuron including the cell body, the dendrites and the axon. The graphics do an excellent job of showing the interaction between nerve cells and how the chemical neurotransmitters work at the synapse between the cells. You learn the difference between association (or relay) neurons and motor (or instruction) neurons.

    With over 350 pages, a glossary, and complete index, this book makes finding information quick and easy. Use the book to review material already studied, or as additional explanation or clarification of current lessons. - Jerry