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Biography and Research: James Robertson

Biography and Research: James Robertson

Each time I begin to create a new resource, I check the state standards to see what my kids need to learn.  Because I have a passion for history, that’s usually where I go when I’m ready to get creative.…

How To Teach More Than One Subject At Once

How To Teach More Than One Subject At Once

Keeping up with state standards can be a strenuous task anytime of the year.  But, during the holidays?  Over the years I’ve found ways to tie in multiple subjects with our thematic units. Because of the high level of interest,…

Native American Units

Native American Units

When I plan out my school year, I always check out the state standards. I use these skills to drive my curriculum.  Since I love teaching by thematic units, I use the social study standards to help build these units.…

Story Problem Poster and Practice Pack

Story Problem Poster and Practice Pack

Use this FREE Story Problem Poster and Practice Pack to help introduce and practice 4th grade math skills!  (See the resource list!) *this post contains affiliate links **the link to the downloadable pack is at the bottom of this post…

Fourth Grade Friday: Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Fourth Grade Friday: Homeschool Curriculum Choices

I get a lot of questions about curriculum so I thought I’d share with you what I’m using with my fourth graders this year.  A lot of people ask me about curriculum other than my own, and honestly I try to…

Fourth Grade Fridays: How to Homeschool Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade Fridays: How to Homeschool Fourth Grade

    Fourth Grade is a big grade to teach.  This is the year of double digit multiplication and division, understanding European Exploration into the Revolutionary War, writing in cursive, reading and comparing literature and more!  It’s becoming more and…