in pursuit of wild things



Appalachian Trail Unit Study Review

I recently received the opportunity to use The Appalachian Trail: A Unit Study download by Donna Rees from The Old Schoolhouse Magazine for the Schoolhouse Review Crew.  I chose this study since we live near(ish) to the Appalachian Trail and I've... Continue Reading →

Review and Giveaway: HCSB Apologetics for Students Study Bible

I recently received the HCSB (Holman Christian Standard Bible) Apologetics for Students Study Bible to review. To be precise I am just going to review the additional articles, study notes and physical appearance of the book. The Bible is a nice comfortable... Continue Reading →

Medieval Study: From Saint Augustine to Arabian Nights

We've completed our first six weeks of Beautiful Feet Books' Medieval History: A Literature Approach for Advanced Intermediate and Junior High.  Oldest loves history. It is his favorite subject to study. I think one of the reason's he loves it... Continue Reading →

2014-2015 Year End Evaluation

The final papers are written and all final exams are graded and portfolios filed. I can wrap this academic year up with a pretty bow and start prepping for next year which begins soon. The kids get a small break from... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Feet Books: Introducing the Intermediate Medieval Study

I'm so excited about this review series that I can hardly contain myself! If you read my blog (or know me in "real life") you already know how much I love Beautiful Feet Books! I tell everyone that the philosophy behind... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Epiphany’s Sting

Middle Boy celebrated his eighth birthday over the weekend. On Friday my husband took the day off from work and we drove to the Lego store in Nashville so he could spend his Christmas money (we made the crew put... Continue Reading →

Geography with Beautiful Feet Books

Just before Christmas we wrapped up our Geography a Literature Approach guide from Beautiful Feet Books. The guide is built around four delightful Holling Clancy Holling books. Each book has an accompanying map to explore along with several suggestions (mostly books) for further... Continue Reading →

Journey’s End with Primary Early American History

We finished our last book with Beautiful Feet Books' Primary Early American History. For the last part of the course we studied George Washington, the American Revolution, the Louisiana Purchase, Abraham Lincoln and Buffalo Bill. The study ends with the opening of West... Continue Reading →

Colonial Studies and American Revolution

We recently finished part of our colonial era studies in early American history with our Beautiful Feet Books curriculum. I simply chose to split this study for the blog write-up before we studied George Washington and the American Revolution. We covered several books and watched... Continue Reading →

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