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I need to find a good "hands on" Language Arts and Geography/Social Studies curriculum for a first grader.
February 20, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Suggestions please?

I DO NOT want a religious based curriculum.

Thank you


  • mem82
    by mem82
    February 21, 2013 at 1:41 PM
  • mem82
    by mem82
    February 21, 2013 at 1:41 PM

    Quoting RockEducation:

     Since it is for first grade, I would just purchase Evan-Moor workbooks to use for the Language Arts. We didn't start a formal L.A. curriculum until second grade. For the SS/G, I would use living books. Rebecca Rupp's book Home Learning Year by Year gives excellent grade guidelines for what you should be covering and book titles. We always put History/SS together with Geography. Great reinforcement to find the location on your world/U.S. map of whatever you're studying.

  • ColtsFan1912
    February 21, 2013 at 1:50 PM

    I was thinking of using history pockets along with DK products. I'll try to find the link for them. 

    I think we will use Story of the World but I still want to use History Pockets along with it

  • ColtsFan1912
    February 21, 2013 at 1:51 PM

    sorry. Can't make it clicky.

  • TigerofMu
    February 21, 2013 at 3:36 PM

    Well I was going to suggest the one we use, which we absolutely love, but when I read the rest of your post the suggestion went out the window, so I'm not any help.  Sorry!

  • kirbymom
    February 21, 2013 at 4:03 PM


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