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Homeschool 101 Unit Studies: What do I need to include if I develop my own unit study materials?

Homeschool 101 Unit Studies: What do I need to include if I develop my own unit study materials?.

Have you tried to develop a unit study on a homeschool topic?  Admittedly, it can take a bit of work, but if it is something with which you are comfortable, the rewards can be tremendous.

  • Students will be able to explore their interests at a deeper level
  • Learning will “stick” better as more senses and avenues in the brain are engaged
  • All ages can participate in the project, and will learn from each other
  • The door will be opened for students to see how they can continue studying that topic or branching out from it on their own
  • Hopefully, an excitement for learning will be fueled as concepts are demonstrated with a hands-on, real-life application.

Unit studies are extremely versatile and can be used in several ways:

  • Full focus of the academic program–either with pre-packaged lessons and course of study or with self-designed material
  • Enrichment for a more traditional text-book approach, allowing you to dive deeper and cover topics of interest more broadly
  • As a break from a season of intense study of higher level concepts that require a lot of memorization

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