This is a
breakdown of what we are doing with this unit.
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.
unit was created by
Lara and may be
Note: If you do not have any of the books
what you have on hand or go to the library.
Do daily chores. We read the Bible.
The children do their memory verses for
the quizzing team.
Together we read our devotional.
Children use concordance and look up
that are used in this unit: queen, king...
Find some verses with those words and
narrate/explain the verses.
At times, compare the verses or stories
of these kings and queens.
Have open-ended discussions.
"Great Women in American History" by
Rebecca Price Janney.
Read a bit of the biography of Queen
DK Phonic book: Read several of these
increase speed of reading.
Read other books that pertain to this
Online articles and biographies.
Write 8 sentences from "It Happened in
and diagram the sentences.
Find verbs, nouns, pronouns, adverbs,
Write sentences from "It Happened in
Cuisenaire Rods - Miquon - Alpha Omega
"DK History of the World"
"The Timetables of History" by Simon &
Read information about Queen Kaahumanu.
What can you tell us about her?
What is known about the effects she had
"DK Geography of the World"
"DK My First Atlas"
"DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia"
"It Happened in America" Book. Locate
Use any or all the books above to locate
Hawaii and read about its geography.
Do Geography worksheets.
"DK Nature" Encyclopedia. Look up
and read information about it.
Where is it grown in Hawaii?
What are the characteristics of
"DK Why are pineapples prickly?"
Describe the pineapple plant.
Find more info on the Net about it if
"It Happened in America: True Stories
from the Fifty States"
by Lila Perl pages 62-68.
Read these pages and discuss Hawaii.
What is a
More about Kaahumanu
word of the week
Recipes of Hawaii
Unit written by
Lara using the Internet
and other personal resources.
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