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This is a breakdown of what we are doing with this unit.

My children are 7 years old and 10 years old. I was a Dorling Kindersley Distributor and

use many DK books and DK CD-ROMs with our homeschooling!


Pick as many activities as you want. Do them all or only a few of them! If need be,

adjust each activities to the level of your child.


Internet resources may be used at anytime as needed!

Note: If you do not have any of the books mentioned...

Use what you have on hand or go to the library.












We read the Bible. The children do their memory verses for the quizzing team.

Together we read our devotional.

Do daily chores.



"DK Great Adventure: Tales of Real-Life Adventures Throughout History" retold by Richard Platt.

Page 80 "The Great Air Derby" story of Amelia Earhart.



DK Phonic book: "Grandma's Garden" by Ruth Thomson



Use the information found in the Guinness and Timetable books and write

some sentences about what you have discovered.

"DK I Love Spelling!" CD-ROM



Write five sentences from "The Great Air Derby."



Cuisenaire Rods - Miquon - Alpha Omega



"DK History of the World"

"DK Visual Timeline of the 20th Century"

"DK Visual Timeline of Inventions"

"The Guinness book of Records 1996"

"The Timetables of History" by Simon & Schuster.

Do some research on aviation using page 123-126 of the Guinness Book.

There is a lot of information there.

Also, use all the other books to find as much info as possible about aviation.

When done, do a write up about aviation.



"DK Geography of the World"

"DK My First Atlas"

"DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia"

"DK Picturepedia: People and Places"

Newfoundland and Ireland. Use the globe and locate them.

What did you find out about Newfoundland?

What about Ireland? What are some specifics about these areas?



"DK Nature 2.0" CD-ROM & do worksheet activities.



Do some exercises outside or use the Eclipse.



"DK My First Encyclopedia" page 70-71

Read information about transportation and give oral report.








Amelia, The Celebrity


The Early Years


Amelia by a third grader


Amelia the American Hope


The Vega Picture


Amelia by Ryan


Amelia by Michael




Official site of Amelia


Amelia AE Info


Amelia's legacy


Famous Firsts in aviation


Aviation sites


Flights of Inspiration



Unit written by Lara using the Internet and other personal resources.


April 2000




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