Around the World in 180 days: This book leads the user through geography and history continent by continent. Students are taught all about the continents, the major countries on each continent and the history, geography and culture of each country. This is not a textbook but a research guide. You will need to get your student to the library to find the materials necessary to finish the course. Around the World in 180 days is filled with questions that force the student to research and find answers on his or her own.
Galloping the Globe & Cantering the Country: This is another book based geography curriculum. It prompts the student to explore the different cultures of the world and the USA, which is an excellent way for children to learn. Students are directed to keep geography notebooks. It's divided into multi-discipline activities such as language arts, history, science and character studies and includes many suggestions for biographies and websites to incorporate into your geography study.
The Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide: This is a fantastic all-in-one multi-grade book that is very helpful for homeschoolers who want to teach their children geography without being tied to an expensive curriculum. The Student Notebook is well laid out with vocabulary, suggestions on literature books, places for current events, and even missionary stories.
Seterra is a free, downloadable geography program that you can use on your computer. It's a great way to have your students practice independently. It includes graded quizzes, which in our house gets the competitive spirit going and everyone tries to get the best score by using it over and over. States, capitals and countries are memorized without the children even knowing it.