Learning about social studies is important for children to gain an understanding of our world.
Evan-Moor has several resources that can be used to build your own homeschool social studies curriculum or to supplement an existing homeschool curriculum.
Evan-Moor is a perfect choice for homeschoolers because the resources can be adjusted to your family’s homeschooling needs.
Evan-Moor resources offer quick daily reviews, lessons for teaching social studies concepts, and activities for your child to practice and extend his/her social studies skills.
If you are a busy homeschooling family (and who isn’t?), Daily Geography is a terrific way to introduce basic geography skills in just a few minutes each homeschool day.
The layout of Daily Geography is easy to follow. Each weekly unit focuses on a geography concept. The student pages have just a couple of questions to answer each day.
It is a quick and easy way to consistently teach geography skills in your homeschooling.
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For those of you in the United States, U.S. Facts and Fun is a fun way to teach your child social studies concepts about U.S. events, people, animals, sites, and short stories.
U.S. Facts and Fun is organized in short units to teach and practice each of the skills focused around concepts about the United States.
The ever-popular series of History Pockets introduces children to historical facts through reading booklets, a picture dictionary, and arts and crafts activities.
Each unit in History Pockets has complete lesson plans and instructions.
Kids enjoy the hands-on activities, which can be easily used in lapbooking or notebooking.
History Pockets for grades 1–3 are available for:
History Pockets for grades 4–6 are available for:
- Ancient Egypt,
- Ancient Greece,
- Ancient Rome,
- Colonial America,
- Explorers of North America,
- Moving West,
- The American Civil War, and
- The American Revolution
The 7 Continents offers complete thematic units for grades 4–6 to help your child explore the features of each of the 7 continents.
Each unit includes lessons about the politics, physical features, resources, and culture of each continent.
When introducing geography to your child, Beginning Geography introduces beginning map skills, landforms, continents, and bodies of water.
The student pages focus on each skill with simple and focused activities to teach kids geography basics.
We like how we can cover each concept in just a few minutes at a time.
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Amy Michaels is a certified teacher with 11 years of elementary classroom experience who is actively homeschooling her own children. Her mission is share the best teaching methods and resources with all homeschoolers. Amy supports parents through her podcasts, webinars, and online training for homeschoolers on her website www.thrivehomeschooling.com.