Are you studying ancient history together? Do you want your 10-14 year old to read and analyze real literature that connects to his/her history learning? The Learning Mom literature study guides are for you.
This is a sample literature unit that is meant to enrich the study of ancient Greece. It will allow you to use Mary Pope Osborne's book, Favorite Greek Myths, to enjoy literature with students, tie literature to history, and focus on themes.
Study Guide answer key
Retelling the Ancient Myths
First Lessons in Nature Study is a beginning guide for parents to enjoy Nature Study with their children. The guide shows parents how to set up a lesson, plan an outing, keep a nature journal, and provides four read-to-go outdoor studies that require no preparation.
Table of Contents
- Why Nature Study?
- Helping Your Child Find “Delightful, Small Discoveries”
- Tips for Better Nature Walks
- Nature Study #1: Microclimates
- Nature Study #2: Needle Knowledge
- Nature Study #3: Parts of a Tree
- Nature Study #4: Finding the Goldenrod Gall Wasp
- 100 Nature-Oriented Things to Do
- Keeping a Nature Journal
- Books to Inspire and Teach
Recording Length: 56:30
Natureglo begins class with an informative PowerPoint about moss including facts, life cycle and classification of moss. Next, a video about the life cycle of moss is shared entitled "Bryophytes Life Cycle". The class is mesmerized by incredible animations revealing the remarkable microscopic reproduction of moss. A video is shown as a potential student project about how to establish a backyard moss garden. Students Garrett and Karina share their picturesque websites including mushroom hike photography, and wonderful photographs they took of cultivated and wildflowers around their backyards and beyond.