• Secular History and Social Studies Curriculum

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    History/Social Studies
    Secular Homeschool Curriculum Directory

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    The Classical Historian

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    Workbook-based/Textbook-based/CD-Rom/Book/Games/Primary-Source based

    PreK-12

    The Classical Historian shows students how to think, read, speak, and write independently and trains teachers how to gently challenge students. Our creative and beautiful games teach ages 3-11 history facts, chronology, and thinking skills. Our Socratic discussion curriculum guides grades 6-12 how to research, analyze, debate and write history.

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    Global Village School

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    Online/Workbook-based/Textbook-based/Multisensory/Literature-based/Movies & Videos

    K-12

    Global Village School is a flexible, creative program offering enrollment and curriculum only options. Critical thinking, service learning, and an appreciation for diversity in a pluralistic society are encouraged. GVS helps students grow into global citizens living authentic and meaningful lives through studies about peace, justice, science and sustainability.

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    JPASS

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    Online

    10-12

    JPASS offers affordable access to more than 1,500 academic journals in the JSTOR library. Included are easy-to-use journals in science, literature, mathematics, history, world culture, art, social sciences, and more. Tap into this vast collection: you’ll stimulate teaching ideas and introduce your students to the leading academic research over centuries.

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    Online/Workbook-based/Literature-based

    PreK-8

    Moving Beyond the Page offers a comprehensive curriculum designed for creative, hands-on, and gifted learners. Your child will engage in real-life application and will read amazing literature throughout each year. Moving Beyond the Page is the only curriculum that integrates science, social studies, and language arts from kindergarten through middle school.

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    Textbook-based/Multisensory/Literature-based/Book/Other

    PreK-12

    Oak Meadow believes all students deserve an education that nurtures confidence, curiosity, and a lifelong love of learning. The uniquely creative curriculum and accredited distance learning school give students the chance to explore their interests, develop their talents, and find their most inspired path to learning.

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    Online Classes for Groovy Kids

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    Live Classes/Personal Mentoring/Reading-Writing Based version available 6-10

    Courses with quirk! Shine offers social, fun and challenging courses to home-schooled 6th-10th graders. There are less than six students per session. Students receive individual feedback and are mentored to become confident readers and writers. There is an emphasis on social justice, critical thinking, responsible citizenship and joyful living.

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    Advance Placement US History

    Online/Books

    9-12 AP-level course designed specifically for homeschool students

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    American History Go Fish Game

    Hands-On

    3-12

    a fun, American history-based deductive-thinking game that teaches thinking skills, chronology, and history facts.

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    American History Memory Game

    Hands-On

    K-4

    a fun, history-based memory game that teaches thinking skills, introduces kids to American history, and teaches chronology.

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    Ancient History Go Fish Game

    Hands-On

    3-12

    a fun, ancient history-based deductive-thinking game that teaches thinking skills, chronology, and history facts.

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    Ancient History Memory Game

    Hands-On

    K-4

    a fun, history-based memory game that teaches thinking skills, introduces kids to ancient history, and teaches chronology.

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    Bluestocking Press Government and Economics Courses

    Books/Study Guides

    6-12 makes difficult economic concepts accessible to middle and high school students by breaking them down into digestible information.

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    Bringing Up Learners: Mosaic

    Downloadable Learning Guide

    K-4 free year-long day-by-day schedule coordinating many popular history, literature, and activity books and websites

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    Chester Comix

    Comic Books

    3-8 historical comic book series that even reluctant readers will enjoy

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    A Child's History of the World

    Storybook

    4-6 focusing on how historical events relate to each other; world history up through the 20th century  (not traditionally a secular text, but modified and used by many secular h-schoolers)

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    Classical Historian Ancient Civilizations

    Workbook/Textbook/CD-Rom/Primary Source

    6-8

    your student(s) will find history INTERESTING and will learn:Ancient Civilizations History, Critical Thinking, The Socratic Discussion, and Analytical Writing

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    Classical Historian Medieval Civilizations

    Workbook/Textbook/CD-Rom/Primary Source

    6-8

    your student(s) will find history INTERESTING and will learn:Medieval Civilizations History, Critical Thinking, The Socratic Discussion, and Analytical Writing

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    Classical Historian Modern American History

    Workbook/Textbook/CD-Rom/Primary Source

    9-12

    a challenging high school history program that teaches Modern American History, Critical Thinking, The Socratic Discussion, and Writing

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    Classical Historian Modern World History

    Workbook/Textbook/CD-Rom/Primary Source

    9-12

    a challenging high school history program that teaches Modern World History, Critical Thinking, The Socratic Discussion, and Writing

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    Critical Thinking in United States History

    CD-Rom

    6-12 teaches history AND how to evaluate it from different perspectives

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    Focus on US History

    Workbook

    7-11 teaching units including a teacher's guide and worksheets for students

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    Genevieve Foster Books

    Literature-based

    6-12 although published by a Christian publishing company, many secular h-schoolers like this literature approach to history

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    Heritage History Classical Curriculum

    CD-Rom/Literature-based/Book/EPUB MOBI PDF

    4-12 classical history curriculum utilizing a living books method; complete eBook library compatible with Kindle/iPad eReaders, study guides, maps, timelines included

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    History at our House

    Audio-based

    2-12 can be accessed via live conference calls or via MP3 downloads

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    History Odyssey

    Classical

    1-12 "great book" approach to history

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    HistorySimulation.com

    Other

    9-12

    Mr. Harms Simulations are interactive lesson plans in simulation format. WWI, WWII, Cold War and Civil War

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    Intellego's World Religions
    Unit Study
    6-12
    your children will take an interactive journey through history to learn about 14 different world religions

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    Learning Through History

    Unit Study

    4-12 series of 64-pg magazines that include articles, activities, and study guides for specific historical periods or themes

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    Lessons for the Young Economist
    Textbook
    9-12
    Introduction to economics for the young reader. Covers both pure economic theory and how markets work.

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    Living Religions
    Textbook
    9-12
    focuses on cultural customs, popular spiritual practices, mixtures of religions, and varieties of religions ways

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    Medieval History Go Fish Game

    Hands-On

    3-12

    a fun, medieval history-based deductive-thinking game that teaches thinking skills, chronology, and history facts.

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    Medieval History Memory Game

    Hands-On

    K-4

    a fun, history-based memory game that teaches thinking skills, introduces kids to medieval history, and teaches chronology.

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    Neighboring Faiths
    Multisensory
    6-9
    From the UU: 32 flexible sessions explore history and development of different faith traditions.

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    One World, Many Religions: The Ways We Worship
    Textbook
    3-7
    author Mary Pope Osborne introduces young readers to the world's seven major religions

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    People, Places, and Principles of America

    Texbook/Resource Kit

    7-12 designed as a two-year overview of American history

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    See Time Fly

    Visual/Timeline/Workbook

    4-8 history for visual learners; part of the visualizing and verbalizing program

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    Short Lessons in US History/World History

    Textbook

    6-9 secular, liberal-leaning approach to the events of world and American history

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    Story of the World

    Classical/Read-Aloud

    1-5 presents world history in a narrative format

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    The Story of Religion
    Book
    1-4
    introduces the history of religious belief and the practice of religion in the world today

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    Usborne History Books

    Books

    4-8 standard and internet-linked books making history appealing for visual learners

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    World History Detective, Ancient and Medieval Civilizations, Book I

    Workbook/Textbook

    6-8

    this 368 page history book includes geographical maps, timelines, and concept maps, and develops critical thinking and reading skills

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    World History for Us All

    Unit Study

    6-12 free online history unit studies

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    Youngzine

    Website

    2-8 site where children can learn about current news and events shaping their world -- in a simple, engaging and interactive manner

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