Native American music and make Native American food.
Early Settlers in America – In this six-week study (grades 2-12), students will
focus on faith. They head back in time
as they learn about the establishment of
colonies in the new world. This includes
researching and reporting on a colony of
their choosing, making Early American
crafts and learning about other lands.
Revolutionary Ideas: The Story of
the American Revolution – Continue
the journey into history with this seven-week study. Students will create a
history timeline notebook, explore the
world events of the time, and study the
Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea
Party. They will dramatize a famous
speech, study revolutionary artists and
even host their own Revolution Party.
This study is for grades 2-12.
We the People: Getting to Know Your
Constitution – This study is best for 4th
grade and up. For eight weeks, students
will discover America’s Christian heritage. They will read about all branches
of government, examine the Articles of
Confederation, and analyze the United
States Constitution. Students will compare current events with the Founding
Fathers’ initial boundaries set within
the Constitution, and learn about our
system of checks and balances. They will
learn about the Electoral College and the
voting process. Can your family pass the
Naturalization Exam? This study invites
you to see!
Lewis and Clark: From Sea to Shining Sea – Ready to go on a journey
with Lewis and Clark? This seven-week
study (grades 2-12) focuses on character traits, such as diligence, preparedness, perseverance, joy, and faithfulness. Students will learn about the
Louisiana Purchase, make a classic Cajun meal, and converse in Indian sign
language. They will keep a natural journal in the fashion of Lewis and Clark,
build a Mandan Indian Lodge, and discover the Continental Divide.
Westward Ho! Part 1 – Go West
Young Man (or Woman!) It’s time to
load up the covered wagon and head
across the Oregon Trail. This four-week
study (grades 2-12) introduces us to
American folk heroes and adventur-
ous pioneers. Students will write their
own tall tales, create a commemorative
postage stamp, and learn about the Erie
Canal. They will feast on pioneer stew,
remember the Alamo, and discover
Westward Ho! Part 2 – This four-week study continues the adventure
westward. We follow the gold diggers
and homesteaders as they begin to settle the west. Students will learn about
the law of supply and demand, read
about the Homestead Act of 1862, and
host a prairie picnic. They will discover the American grasslands, and read
about the Pony Express and the Transcontinental Railroad. Cowboys and
cattle drives will also be explored.
— Read how the Crew use these unit
Design of Butterflies
Unbroken Legacy of Faith
Flight: The Genius of Birds
Metamorphosis: The Beauty and
Are you looking for well-done and
faith-filled movies to share with your
entire family? FishFlix.com may be just
what you’re looking for!
Crew members were chosen to review six different film DVDs offered
by FishFlix.com, a website devoted to
providing the best quality Christian
movies to families. At FishFlix.com,
you’ll find faith-based comedies, dramas, children’s movies, documentaries,
biographies, historical films and many
more. Families can enjoy these together
for fun, for part of homeschooling, or
even to accompany Bible studies or
family worship. Here’s a short list of the
films reviewed by the Crew:
Exploring Ephesus - Did you know
that the country of Turkey houses some
of the most important sites of early
Christianity? The city of Ephesus is located there, and was the location of the
church mentioned in Revelation 2 as
well as a location on the Apostle Paul’s
missionary journeys. In this film, historians Dr. Mark Wilson and Dr. Andrew Jackson introduce us to the sights,
sounds and narrative of this important
seat of Christianity.
Torchlighters: The John Wesley Story
- Do you enjoy sharing missionary stories with your children? In this special
recounting of Wesley’s life, children are
inspired and educated about one man’s
life and the challenges and victories
he experienced as he sought to live for
God and bring His message of grace to
Privileged Species - Is life random or
the result of a loving Designer’s intelligent plan? Privileged Species examines
science at its most minute and magnificent levels, to show that our entire universe was indeed designed perfectly for
our needs and use.
Unbroken: Legacy of Faith Edition -
the famous film about Olympian Louis
Zamperini’s life, faith, and triumph, is
now available with special features to
encourage families of faith. In this DVD
edition, viewers can see, in addition to
Unbroken itself, exclusive interviews between Zamperini and Pastor Greg Laurie, director Angelina Jolie, and CBN,
and a special message from both The
Billy Graham Evangelical Association
and the famous distance runner himself.
Flight: The Genius of Birds - introduces viewers to the intricate design
process woven into birds and their innate abilities and instincts. Incredible
camera work capturing birds of all sizes
and shapes beautifully displays the intelligent design behind their creation.
Metamorphosis: The Beauty and
Design of Butterflies – This astonishing video takes the viewer on the life
journey of butterflies, from the cocoon
to full-grown and beautiful flying creatures. It, too, displays the marvelous
intelligent design behind their creation.
Spoiler Alert: It would be impossible
without The Designer!
— Read the reviews for more on Crew
members experiences with FishFlix
.com’s excellent videos!