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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 76 "The Red Baron" story of Manfred von Richthofen.



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

Use flashcards to learn words that are more difficult.



Word search and crossword activities.

Who said school had to be boring? Let us have fun and learn at the same time!

Write up/summary about "The Red Baron."

"DK I Love Spelling!" CD-ROM



Write sentences from any of the materials being used for this unit.



Cuisenaire Rods - Miquon - Alpha Omega

Play the "Rummikub" game.



"DK Eyewitness History of the World 2.0" CD-ROM

Find events relating to aviation and people studied so far.



"DK Geography of the World"

"DK My First Atlas"

"DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia"

"DK Picturepedia: People and Places"

Worksheet activities. Learn how to use a wristwatch as a compass.



"DK Jobs People Do" pages 4 and 17

In relations to aviation, what types of jobs are associated with them?

Open-ended questions leading to discussions.

"DK Nature 2.0" CD-ROM. Amphibians, reptiles and birds worksheets.



French tape activities.









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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