Jennifer says, “We started using a history curriculum this past summer that is a departure from our normal “living books” approach. The America the Beautiful series… definitely falls into the “textbook” category, but my elementary-aged children have thoroughly enjoyed studying it.” Read the rest of her review at The Flanders Family Website.
Tawnee says, “As a military family, we put a lot of focus on our nations history, discussing our call to serve and the foundations of our country. Understanding our history is important t our family and, therefore, something we think is extremely important in our homeschool. We recently started working together to learn our history with a great curriculum called America the Beautiful from Notgrass.” Read the rest of her review at Adventures in Homeschooling.
Lisa says, “America The Beautiful Curriculum Package is a one year history, geography, and literature course designed for grades 5-8 (Ages 10-14) from Notgrass History. With a heavy leaning towards a unit study, the textbooks included in the curriculum, aren’t your normal textbooks. Opening them, you will discover page after page of historical photographs, full color photographs, maps, illustrations, large font and white space. This curriculum follows American History, not only from 1000 AD to the present, but also natural, Godmade attractions, and natural wonders, biographies, and glimpses into what life was like throughout the birth and growth of America.” […]
Kristen says, “When I was offered the opportunity to review America the Beautiful from Notgrass History as part of being a Timberdoodle blogger, I admit I was hesitant at first. It seemed a bit textbook-ish, and I have this thing against homeschool textbooks. They’re boring, amiright? “But after looking the program over more and mentally giving it a chance, I decided we could try it. “And I’m so glad we did! It’s quite different from what I thought it would be and isn’t at all the dry textbook/workbook program I worried it might be. Best of all, my oldest daughter adores […]