The ability to express gratitude is a skill that does not come naturally to most people, but it is one of the most valuable social skills a child can learn. Showing appreciation for gifts, favors, and assistance helps students to get along with other people more effectively.
Students need to know when to use polite words, such as please, thank you, excuse me, and I’m sorry. These words show respect and consideration for the people around us. This lesson plan will help students understand this important social skill.
Table manners are best taught early and often. The rules should be explained clearly and reinforced daily. Nothing is more repulsive than a dinner companion who chews with his mouth open, picks his teeth, and uses his sleeve for a napkin. This lesson plan will help teach students good table manners.
The Mystery of History is a Christian homeschool course for grades K-12. It is a chronological study of history with interesting hands-on activities, mapwork, timeline study, and weekly quizzes. Its strong Biblical foundation teaches children to understand history from a Christian worldview.
Beautiful Feet Guides are a popular choice for the homeschool history curriculum. These guides use quality literature to teach a variety of history topics from a Christian perspective.
Sonlight offers complete homeschool curriculum for all grades. This program promotes a Christian worldview and it is built around high quality children’s books. This review focuses on the literature and history modules.
History Odyssey is a literature-based homeschool history curriculum. This program uses lots of great books to teach children history chronologically. Classical teaching methods such as outlining, narration, and copywork are used to give children a thorough understanding of each time period.