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Sometimes the hardest part of homeschooling is finding great resources.
Below you will find a list of curriculum resources we personally used and liked for Grade 8.
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I have divided our curriculum by subjects for easier searching:
Math: We are using Easy Peasy Middle School Math Step 2 for math this year.
Writing: We are using Writing With Skill, Level 1: Instructor Text (The Complete Writer).
Language Arts: Intermediate Language Arts Program My 8th grader finished Writing with skill, and so we moved on to do a few weeks of EP Langauge arts program. He detests it, however as it covers diction and grammar I really appreciate it. He is learning a lot!
Spelling: Spelling Workout, Level E
Grammar: First Language Lessons
Reading: They were able to choose their own books this year. Please see the bottom of this page for books read during the school year.
History: We are using The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 3: Early Modern Times, we are using both the workbook and textbook.
Geography Studies: History-Geography, which is Easy Peasy Year 3 History.
Science: Studying Zoology this year. Level M from Easy Peasy Zoology
Art: We are using Easy Peasy Early American Art
Music: Easy Peasy Music: Early American
Health & Physical Education: Easy Peasy PE/Health-Odds
Reading List for Grade 8:
This year he chose his own books, thus, he did not read very many. The following are the books he read.
The Light in the Forest, C. Richter
Watership Down, Richard Adams
The River, Gary Paulsen
Eye of the Crow, Shane Peacock
MacDonald Hall Books, Gordon Korman
High Rhulain, Brian Jacques
Related posts: Mid-Year Review Results