in addition to the glossary and review
questions located in the back. Again,
the age recommendation for Book Two:
In His Image is 4-12.
Click on this link to read how the
Crew used these resources!
My First Report: Eastern United
My First Report: Wild Animals:
My First Report: Southern United
My First Report: Bugs and
My First Report: Middle United
My First Report: Reptiles and
My First Report: Western United
My First Report: Sports
My First Report: Outdoor
My First Report: My State
Have you been searching for a literature
curriculum that uses classic books and
poems to teach writing skills and literacy analysis? Well, look no further than
Hewitt Homeschooling to fit the bill.
Hewitt Homeschooling has been
around for many years in the home-
schooling circle. They strive to serve
parents with students from kinder-
garten through high school with an
emphasis on combining excellent aca-
demics with character development,
by instilling a strong work ethic, and
to develop a spirit of community ser-
vice within the next generation. Firmly
believing that reading great literature
and then writing about it; going hand
in hand in preparing students for col-
lege-level reading and writing, 100
Crew members have had the opportunity to use several different curriculum
over the last six weeks.
The Lightning Literature series is
available for elementary to junior and
senior high students. By using a combination of novels, poetry, plays, and
full length autobiographies to teach
composition, literature, and other language arts skills by instilling a love of
great literature in children.
Lightning Literature and Composition First Grade: Student Workbook and
Teacher Guide children will expand
their ability to read while improving
communication skills. Concepts covered
include Reading Journal Pages, alphabet
and sentence puzzle pages, and dictionary pages. The Teacher’s Guide provides
scripted questions for the teacher to aid
in student comprehension.
The junior high levels are year-long
courses available in 7th or 8th grade and
include a student guide, a teacher guide,
and a consumable student workbook.
The High school Lightning Lit programs offer many different programs
that are designed to be a one–semester
program for most students. However,
there are schedules available for full year
options for students who need more
time. Crew members could choose from
American Mid-Late 19th Century or
British Early-Mid 19th Century.
For a more challenging program your
student can choose from programs that
explore Shakespeare’s Comedies & Sonnets, World Lit: Africa & Asia or cover
skills for college-level writing with
American Christian Lit. These courses
are especially meant for juniors and seniors because of the content presented
in the lessons.
All of the high school levels include
a student guide and a teachers’ guide.
Each guide includes author biographies, comprehension questions, writing exercises, and short stories, essays,
or poems used in the lessons.
Hewitt Homeschooling also carries
a huge variety of curriculum for the
younger elementary crowd in addition
to the 1st grade Literature program.
Dive into the Joy of Discovery and learn
how to create exciting unit studies.
While Learning Objectives helps the
parent teacher track up to three K-8th
grade students for understanding and
mastery of concepts.
Want to do a State study? Use the
Chronicles of . . . A State History Notebook: a notebook to study any state you
wish. Intended for children in grades
3-6, this notebook gives students the
chance to create a great keepsake of
their home state, or any state they want
to explore, all the while learning some
very important research skills.
Instead of filling in workbook pages
with short answers, introduce your 1st
– 4th grade children to expressing their
knowledge in complete sentences with
their own My First Report. Students
can create reports with or without a
picture and learn penmanship and en-cyclopedia/dictionary skills in over 24
different report topics.
Click on this link for more specific
information on each product and how
the Crew families used these in their
Under Drake’s Flag (Audio
Heirloom Audio Productions
Get ready for a swashbuckling adventure on the high seas! Members of the
Schoolhouse Review Crew recently had
the opportunity to review the audio
drama, Under Drake’s Flag from Heirloom Audio Productions. Based on
the novel by G.A. Henty, the exciting,
fast-paced dramatization comes in a
two-CD set providing two hours of entertainment for ages six and up.
Henty’s stories usually have a strong
focus on Christian themes with an