Homeschool Resource Recommendations

GETTING STARTED

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First 10 Steps by Mary Pride

Getting Started Free e-Book

Starting with Elementary/Middle School

Starting with High School

The Three R’s by Ruth Beechick

You Can Teach Your Child Successfully by Ruth Beechick

So You’re Thinking About Homeschooling by Lisa Welchel

The Ultimate Book of Homeschooing Ideas by Linda Dobson

The Way They Learn by Cynthia Tobias

101 Top Picks for Curriculum by Cathy Duffy

The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling by Debra Bell

Well Educated Mind by Susan Wise Bauer

Teaching Your Special Needs Student by Judi Munday

SPECIAL NEEDS

www.nathhan.com

www.hslda.org/strugglinglearner/

www.learndifferently.com

www.helpinschool.net

www.irlen.com

www.see-n-read.com

Special needs homeschooling

Special Needs FB page, https://www.facebook.com/specialneedshomeschool

www.diannecraft.org – Natural help for attention/behavioral/learning issues

MISCELLANEOUS

www.tutor.com

www.rainbowresource.com – Huge inventory of all things homeschool related

www.timberdoodle.com – Family-run company with good curriculum, prices, and service

www.tnhomeed.com

www.cathyduffy.com Reviews of a wide variety of homeschool resources

 

K – 8th GRADES

Reading:

SailAway Literacy Program

Alpha-Phonics

Phonics Pathways

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

Saxon Phonics and Saxon Phonics Intervention

Sing, Spell, Read and Write

Explode the Code

MCP Phonics

A Beka

Grammar:

Daily Skill Builders – Grammar and Usage by Walch Press

Daily Warm-Ups (grade 5 to adult)

Total Language Plus (literature and language arts)

Analytical Grammar (for middle school complete language arts, pair with Beyond the Book Report)

Beyond the Book Report

Daily Grams (daily grammar, punctuation and usage practice)

Easy Grammar

Harvey’s Revised English Grammar (grades 7+)

Winston Grammar Games by Paul Erwin; Hewitt Moore Publishers

Shurley Grammar

Winston Grammar (grades 4+)

Fix-It Grammar by IEW

Writing:

IEW (Institute for Excellence in Writing)

Wordsmith

Copywork

Brave Writer by Julie Bogart

Spelling and Vocabulary:

Spelling Workout

Sequential Spelling

Apples Daily Spelling Drills

MegaWords

Natural Speller

Wordly Wise

Visual Vocabulary

Marie’s Words

Spelling-u-See

Literature:

Progeny Press

Total Language Plus

Math:

Evan Moore – Daily Word Problems

Miquon Math

Saxon

Math on the Level

Singapore Math

Math-U-See

Balance Math & More – by Critical Thinking Press

Critical Thinking Math Analogies

Life of Fred

Key-To Math series with focus on decimals, fractions, time, money etc.

Dive CDs

Horizons Math

ThinkWell Math

Attack Math

Teaching Textbooks

History:

Notgrass History

Sonlight

Story of the World

Mystery of History

Science:

Sonlight

Apologia sciences, especially with the workbook journals

Real Science 4 Kids

A Beka or Bob Jones science

Christian Liberty Nature Readers

Online:

www.homeschool.com/homeschool_free_curriculum/default.asp

www.homeschoolmath.net

www.amblesideonline.com

www.ixl.com

www.allinonehomeschool.com

www.enchantedlearning.com

www.khanacademy.org

www.time4learning.com

Sparketh.com – Online art classes for kids and teens

 

HIGH SCHOOL

Math:

Yourteacher.com

Saxon MATH

Math-u-See

Life of Fred

Thinkwell Math

Videotext Algebra (pre-algebra through ALG 2 in one course. Takes 2 years to complete = 2 credits; good for independent learners)

Jacob’s Math

Teaching Textbooks

Science:

Apologia Sciences

Biology 101 – DVD-based curriculum

Chemistry 101 – DVD-based curriculum

Integrated Physics and Chemistry published by Paradigm Accelerated Curriculum & System

Precepts of Anatomy & Physiology (.5 credit course if used alone)

Friendly Chemistry by Hajda

Sonlight

A Beka 

English:

Sonlight

Wordsmith series – great for writing, especially for the reluctant writer

Marie’s Words

Wordly Wise3000   Levels 8 & 9 focus on words found on ACT/SAT

a Beka   www.abeka.com

Bob Jones Press

Teaching the Classics by Institute for Excellence in Writing

Windows to the World

Institute for Excellence in Writing

Progeny Press

History/Social Studies:

Notgrass History

Sonlight

Tapestry of Grace

History Revealed by Diana Waring (3 year set)

Economics for Everybody by RC Sproule, Jr

Personal Finance:

Personal Finance –Foundations in Personal Finance – Homeschool by Dave Ramsey

Switched on Schoolhouse Personal Finance Literacy 

Kahn Academy Practical Money Skills for Life

Online:

www.Time4learning.com

www.khanacademy.org

www.allinonehighschool.com

Sparketh.com – Online art classes for kids and teens

College Prep:

ACT and College Preparation Course for the Christian Student by James Stobaugh

SAT Prep Genius

36 University – Use SAILAWAY discount code to pay $10/month or SAILAWAYYEAR to pay $60/year!

HSLDA ACT/SAT prep