Free Homeschool Unit Study about Culture in India and Gloria Whelen’s “Homeless Bird”

This FREE homeschool unit study about India is perfect to center around the book, Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelen (a book recommended in Sonlight Curriculum’s reading lists for late elementary/early middle school). It would also be great for supplemental ideas to add to a social studies/geography unit about India and Indian culture. The best part about these unit studies??? They are all FREE or use things you may already have around the house!

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2016 Homeschool Conference Printable Checklist, To-Do, and Notetaking Sheets

This year’s North Carolina homeschool conference, NCHE 2016 Thrive! Conference, is June 2-4th. I’m privileged to be on the official blogging team again this year. In preparation for the conference, I’m offering you an updated checklist and to-do list.

NCHE 2016 Thrive Conference The Frugal Homeschooling Mom Free Homeschool Conference planning checklist note taking sheets and to do list fHomeschool Conference Checklist (scroll down to download your free printables):

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So My Homeschooler has Dyslexia. Now What?

For a while now, I’ve suspected my 9 year-old homeschooled daughter has dyslexia.  Luckily, I have access to assessment and evaluation services for her through our local public school.  We just got her test results back this past week, and they have determined that Laynie does in fact, have a learning disability in decoding and writing.  Further tests will most likely determine that it is dyslexia.

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Cinco De Mayo Free Homeschool Resources for a Unit Study

Cinco de Mayo is coming up soon!  Are you ready with some fun educational printables and resources for your frugal homeschool? Here are the best homeschool family-friendly freebies (and a couple of “frugal” ones) I’ve found for Cinco de Mayo.

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