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Homeschooling Books and Resources

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Other Resources for Homeschoolers

Library Programs for Homeschoolers


Curriculum, Subjects, and Methods

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J513 SCHMI Schmidt, Stanley F. Life of Fred
Math curriculum series for homeschoolers.
2011
PTC J371.042 ANDRE Andreola, Karen A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning
A thorough chapter-by-chapter overview of the inspiring teaching principles of Christian educator Charlotte Mason, this book reveals the practical day by day method of how to teach "the Charlotte Mason way". The author offers friendly advice, and humor, along with the joys and struggles of real homeschool life.
1998
PTC J371.042 Andreola, Karen Simply Grammar: An Illustrated Primer
Designed for home use for an average age of nine, this is the revised and expanded version of Charlotte Mason's "First Grammar Lessons".
1993
PTC J371.042 BEECH Beechick, Ruth A Home Start in Reading
A wonderful alternative to the tedious workbooks and overly academic approaches usually used. The best little teaching aids I have ever read. With my children as proof, these ways are far above other methods we have tried.
1985
PTC J371.042 BEECH, 2000 Beechick, Ruth Strong Start in Language
1986
PTC J371.042 Beechick, Ruth The Language Wars and Other Writings for Homeschoolers
1995
PTC J371.042 BENDT, 1994 Bendt, Valerie How to Create Your Own Unit Study
1994
PTC J371.042 Bendt, Valerie The Unit Study Idea Book
1993
PTC J371.042 1996 Benjamin, Arthur Teach Your Child Math: Making Math Fun for the Both of You
By transforming math "problems" into games, this easy-to-follow book gives parents a fun way to help their children learn math. With an expanded section on problem solving, fun word problems, and entertaining visual concepts, it proves that math can be interesting.
1999
PTC J371.042 BERQU, 1998 Berquist, Laura M. Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum: A Guide to Catholic Home Education
1998
PTC J371.042 Carlson, Pattye & Soyke, M. Jean Art Adventures at Home: A Curriculum Guide for Home Schools
1993
PTC J371.042 COOK Cook, Ann How Well Does Your Child Read, Write, and Do Math? : step-by-step methods for parents to assess and develop their child's skills
The essential information contained on these pages reveals the truth about how a child is really performing in the classroom.
1999
PTC J371.042 DOWNE Downes, Cindy The Checklist: a k-12 scope and sequence/recordkeeper for Christian home educators
...it will help you plan your children's educational program and keep track of what's been covered from kindergarten through twelfth grade, whether you use a traditional curriculum, a mix and match curriculum, or do unit studies...--Cover back.
2005
PTC J371.042 DUFFY Duffy, Cathy 101 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum : Choosing the Right Curriculum and Approach for Your Child's Learning Style
2012
PTC J371.042 DUFFY,2000 Duffy, Cathy Christian Home Educators' Curriculum Manual: Elementary Grades
2000
PTC J371.042 LEARN Editors of American Education Publishing Learn At Home-Grade 1
A comprehensive resource for educating children at home. Perfect for parents who want to supplement their child's regular classroom experience as well as for those who choose to homeschool.
1999
PTC J371.042 LEARN Editors of American Education Publishing Learn At Home-Grade 2
Designed by experts in elementary education, this valuable resource covers a full school year in six curriculum areas--everything you need to teach your child at home.
1999
PTC J371.042 LEARN Editors of American Education Publishing Learn At Home-Grade 4
A comprehensive resource for educating children at home. Perfect for parents who want to supplement their child's regular classroom experience as well as for those who choose to homeschool.
1999
PTC J371.042 LEARN Editors of American Education Publishing Learn At Home-Grade 5
A comprehensive resource for educating children at home. Perfect for parents who want to supplement their child's regular classroom experience as well as for those who choose to homeschool.
1999
PTC J371.042 LEARN Editors of American Education Publishing Learn At Home-Grade K
A comprehensive resource for educating children at home. Perfect for parents who want to supplement their child's regular classroom experience as well as for those who choose to homeschool.
1999
PTC J371.042 Griffith, Mary The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World as Your Child's Classroom
To Unschoolers, Learning Is As Natural As Breathing. Did you know that a growing percentage of home schoolers are becoming unschoolers? The unschooling movement is founded on the principle that children learn best when they pursue their own natural curiosities and interests.
1998
PTC J371.042 Hainstock, Elizabeth G. Teaching Montessori in the Home: The School Years
The sequel to Teaching Montessori in the Home, The Pre-School Years, this book focuses on mathematics and language development for older school-aged children. The object is that all children whether six or sixteen fully understand the fundamentals so they may better succeed when they approach the more advanced concepts.
1997
PTC J371.042 HASKI Haskins, Sonya The Homeschooler's Book of Lists: more than 250 lists, charts, and facts to make planning easier and faster
More than 250 useful lists for eight subject areas plus curriculum information, checklists, and helpful Web sites provide homeschool educators with supplemental and enrichment material for elementary-age grade levels
2007
PTC J371.042 1995 Hendrickson, Borg How to Write a Low Cost/No Cost Curriculum for Your Home-School Child
1995
PTC J371.042 HULCY Hulcy, Jessica & Thaxton, Carole Classic Konos Character Curriculum. Obedience Unit
Obedience unit : Bible, Kings and queens, authority light, horses.
1998
PTC J371.042 THAXT Hulcy, Jessica & Thaxton, Carole Konos Compass: An Orientation Using Konos
Overview of all three volumes. KONOS compared to State requirements, sample daily lesson plans, typical course of study for each grade, planning, preparing, and presenting KONOS
1989
PTC J371.042 Lamme, Linda Leonard Growing Up Writing: Sharing with Your Children the Joys of Good Wiriting
1984
PTC J371.042 LEARN Learn At Home-Grade 3
A comprehensive resource for educating children at home. Perfect for parents who want to supplement their child's regular classroom experience as well as for those who choose to homeschool.
1999
PTC J371.042 PRIDE, V.2 Pride, Mary The Big Book of Home Learning, Vol. 2
1999
PTC J371.042 PRIDE, V.3 Pride, Mary The Big Book of Home Learning, Vol. 3
1990
PTC J371.042 PRIDE, V.4 Pride, Mary The Big Book of Home Learning, Vol. 4
1990
PTC J371.042 Rupp, Rebecca Home Learning Year by Year
2000
PTC J371.042 Steward, Jennifer Everything You Need to Know about Homeschool Unit Studies: a complete "why and how-to" guide
1999
PTC J371.042 VONDU Von Duyke, Kathy The Home Education Copybook & Planning Guide: The Perennial Planner-Maker Resource
A non-consumable, flexible family planner that you can personalize with your choice of paper, clip art, color-coding, and binding. Simply copy and use thse forms year after year!
1996
PTC J371.042 Ward, Ann The Classics at Home-Study Guide
This study guide is designed to present an organized way to study the works of Beatrix Potter, as well as Winnie-the-Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner and Charlotte's Web. It is one in a series of Classics At Home Study Guides to help expose children to some of the finest classics in children's literature.
1996
PTC J371.042 ULTIM The Ultimate Homeschool Planner: A Reusable One-Source Solution for Priority Planning
2002
PTC J371.3028 FIRES Firestone, Harvey Teaching By Lesson Planning
Using the Tom R. Ipasta technique, you will soon develop your abilities to teach, impart ideas, organize speeches, inculcate learning, address audiences of all kinds, and adhere to the point of the topic, with timely planned presentations. This book will enable you to organize your thoughts, plan for an outcome, and test for achievement in learning that every teacher/trainer hopes to accomplish.
1997
PTC J372 BASIC Forte, Imogene The Basic Not Boring Fourth Grade Book
Inventive Exercises to Sharpen Skills and Raise Achievement.
2000
PTC J372 BASIC Forte, Imogene The Basic Not Boring Third Grade Book
Inventive Exercises to Sharpen Skills and Raise Achievement.
2000
PTC J372.21 CURTI Curtis, Barbara Mommy, Teach Me to Read! A Complete and Easy to Use Home Reading Program
Helps parents develop reading skills and a love of books in their children at home in the years before traditional schooling begins.
2007
PTC J372.35 FORTE Forte, Imogene & Frank, Marjorie Science, Grades K-1: Inventive Exercises to Sharpen Skills and Raise Achievement
Students increase their science skills while they take exciting adventures with animals.
1998
PTC J372.4 FORTE Forte, Imogene & Frank, Marjorie Reading, Grades K-1: Inventive Exercises to Sharpen Skills and Raise Achievement
Students increase their language skills while they take exciting adventures.
1998
PTC J372.4 LAMBE, 2001, V.1 Lambert, Jane Claire Beyond Five in a Row, Volume 1: Ages 8-12
2001
PTC J372.4 LAMBE, 2001, V.2 Lambert, Jane Claire Beyond Five in a Row, Volume 2: Ages 8-12
2001
PTC J372.4 LAMBE, 2001, V.3 Lambert, Jane Claire Beyond Five in a Row, Volume 3: Ages 8-12
2001
PTC J372.4 THOGM Thogmartin, Mark B. Teach A Child to Read with Children's Books: Combining Story Reading, Phonics, and Writing to Promote Reading Success
2000
PTC J372.41 Engelmann,Siegfriend Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
1986
PTC J372.465 FORTE Forte, Imogene & Frank, Marjorie Phonics & Word Recognition, Grades K-1: Inventive Exercises to Sharpen Skills and Raise Achievement
Students increase their phonics and reading skills while they work activities that take them on exciting adventures with animals.
1998
PTC J372.6 FORTE Forte, Imogene & Frank, Marjorie Language, Writing, and Usage, Grades K-1: Inventive Exercises to Sharpen Skills and Raise Achievement
Students learn grammar through fun-filled activities about camping.
1998
PTC J372.623 Cook, Ann How Well Does Your Child Write? : a step-by-step assessment of your child's writing skills and techniques to develop them
A part of the "How Well Does Your Child Do in School Series", this book includes the National Assessment of Educational Progress writing standards; skills test, assessment and scoring for kindergarten through fifth grade; conversion of the components of writing from outlining and ideas to formatting and presentation; and solutions to common writing problems.
1997
PTC J372.623 Sebranek, Patrick Write Source 2000: A Guide to Writing, Thinking, and Learning
Ideal for the middle school writer in school and at home
1995
PTC J372.7 Cook, Ann How Well Does Your Child Do Math? : a step-by-step assessment of your child's math skills and techniques to develop them
Part of the "How Well Does Your Child Do in School" series, this book includes NAEP math assessment and grade level guidelines; shapes, numbers and counting assessment for kindergarten; arithmetic assessment for grades 1-5 including word problems; common difficulties and ways to overcome them; review of basic math skills for higher education, and a parental section.
1997
PTC J372.7 FORTE Forte, Imogene & Frank, Marjorie Math Computation & Problem Solving, Grades K-1: Inventive Exercises to Sharpen Skills and Raise Achievement
Students increase their math skills while they participate in activities based on sports.
1998
PTC J372.7 FORTE Forte, Imogene & Frank, Marjorie Numbers & Counting, Grades K-1: Inventive Exercises to Sharpen Skills and Raise Achievement
Students increase their math skills while they participate in activities based on sports.
1998
PTC J372.83 FORTE Forte, Imogene & Frank, Marjorie Social Studies, Grades K-1: Inventive Exercises to Sharpen Skills and Raise Achievement
Students learn about the world around them by studying their homes, families, and communities.
1998
PTC J375, 1996 Nault, William H. Typical Course of Study: Kindergarten Through Grade 12
An overview of courses of study commonly used in schools--compiled from an analysis of educational programs in representative school systems in the United States.
1996
PTC J375.001 O'Leary, Jenifer Write Your Own Curriculum: A Complete Guide to Planning, Organizing, and Documenting Homeschool Curriculums
1993
PTC J510 Burns, Marilyn The I Hate Mathematics! Book
1975
PTC J649.68 LAMBE Lambert, Jane Claire Five in a Row
1997
PTC J649.68 SLAVI Slavin, Steve Math For Your 1st and 2nd Grader: All You Need to Know to Be Your Child's Best Teacher
Make sure your child gets off to the right start in math! Help your child become more comfortable and confident with numbers. Discover which mathematical concepts first-and second-graders should learn.
1995
371.042 B39E Beechick, Ruth An Easy Start in Arithmetic
1986
372.623 P91Y Preece, Alison & Cowden, Diane Young Writers in the Making: Sharing the Process With Parents
1993


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