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Learning American History Through Movies & Free Timeline

Movie Homeschooling I could not find a chronological list of movies of American History so I made the one below. First I created a timeline from 1630 to 2000 into 12 eras and listed the most important people and events.  (You can download a 8.5×11 printable version below. ) Then I found period movies for each time period listed below (I will ... Read More »

Fun & Easy American History

There is no need to suffer though boring history text books. I teach my youngest boys American history by combining wonderful engaging read aloud books (like the Jean Fritz books) and YouTube videos and/or documentaries. No brain work required. Simply read the story aloud and combine with narration, copy work or activity and a YouTube video. For example On President’s ... Read More »

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