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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. In addition, we read "The Book of Virtues" as we see fit!

Do daily chores.



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

Page 78 "Flying Nonstop To Paris" story of Charles Lindbergh.



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

Write sentences from the book and be able to read all the words.



Words definitions: use dictionary and find meaning of those words.

"DK I Love Spelling!" CD-ROM



Write five sentences from "Scholastic Newspaper."



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.

Read more stories about aviation.

What do you think about aviation? Have open-ended discussions.



"DK Geography of the World"

"DK My First Atlas"

"DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia"

"DK Picturepedia: People and Places"

"Name That State" board game.

Play the board game.

Do Pennsylvania map worksheet activities.

Use books to locate appropriate areas.



"DK The Way Things Work" CD-ROM. Look up flying, planes, aviation...



"DK My First French Word Book"

French, use tapes and books. Listen to French songs.




"DK My First Encyclopedia" page 70-71

What else can you find out about transportation? Use other resources if needed.









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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