fun bug unit resources, books, activities, and supplies, learn with emily dot com

Fun Bug Unit Resources: Books, Activities, and Supplies

I have been using The Good and the Beautiful’s “Arthropod’s: Insects, spiders, & crustaceans” elementary level science unit with my children. Although this curriculum provides great supplementary resources for a bug unit, this article includes some additional fun bug unit resources. These can be used to support any bug curriculum or stand alone in as […]

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A review of evan-moor's skill sharpeners reading activity book for grade 2, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Evan-Moor’s Skill Sharpeners Reading for Grade 2

Since I homeschool year round, my children have more than 36 weeks to cover content. My 2nd grader completed all of the daily assignments in Evan-Moor’s Daily Reading Comprehension (CLICK HERE to read my full review of Daily Reading Comprehension) and I thought she would benefit from additional practice at the 2nd grade level over […]

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A Review of Evan-Moor’s Skill Sharpeners Science Grade 1 Activity Book

During the past school year, I had my advanced kindergartener using Evan-Moor’s first grade Daily Science Practice book. CLICK HERE to read my review of Daily Science Practice. Since we homeschool year-round, he finished all of the lessons before the next school year. I thought we would just read a first grade science textbook next, […]

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A review of evan-moor's skill sharpeners critical thinking activity book grade k

A Review of Evan-Moor’s Skill Sharpeners Critical Thinking Grade K Book

If you are not familiar with Evan-Moor’s Skill Sharpeners series, they are a set of grade level workbooks covering various content areas including reading, science, math, and more. Last year I tried out the Pre-K Geography book with my 3 year old and she loved it (CLICK HERE to read my review). This year she […]

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A Review of Evan-Moor’s Daily Word Problems Math Book

I first purchased Evan-Moor’s Daily Word Problems books when my oldest child was completing 2nd grade math. He needed extra practice with word problems and I was happy with the results. Although Evan-Moor’s Daily Word Problems book was a great product, they have recently updated the series making it even better. This review is based […]

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2019-2020 elementary level homeschool curriculum picks, learn with emily dot com

2019-2020 Elementary Level Homeschool Picks

It is time to plan curriculum for the new homeschool year. For the 2019-2020 school year, I’ll have a 4 year old ready for level K work, a 1st grader, a 3rd grader, and a 5th grader. This article provides an overview of my elementary level homeschool curriculum selections for the 2019-2020 school year. Language […]

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a review of evan-moor's building math fluency grade 1, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Evan-Moor’s Building Math Fluency Grade 1

I have tried a lot of different curriculum to help my children with basic math facts and calculation skills. The curricula we have tried that focused on memorization or practice games just didn’t stick. I bought Evan-Moor’s Building Math Fluency e-book with the hopes it would help. This review is based on my experiences using […]

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A Review of Evan-Moor’s Literature Pockets: Folktales and Fairy Tales, Grades 2-3

My second grader loves crafts and any learning activities that involve making things. She really enjoyed the Literature Pocket books we used while she was in Kindergarten and was excited when I showed her the options available for second grade. She picked out the Folktales and Fairy Tales book from Evan-Moor’s Literature Pockets series. I received […]

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real benefits of using Evan-Moor math curriculum products, learn with emily dot com

Real Benefits of Using Evan-Moor Math Curriculum Products

I switched our core homeschool math curriculum to Evan-Moor back in October of 2018. My original pick for the 2018-2019 school year fell short of my expectations and Evan-Moor seemed like it would be a great fit for my children’s learning needs. I have been pleased with the results. This article is my wrap-up post […]

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A Review of Evan-Moor’s Draw Then Write 1-3

I have been using Evan-Moor’s 6-Trait Writing books with my children this school year. Although I like 6-Trait Writing, sometimes it can be helpful to occasionally vary writing activities to a different product for interest and motivation. One of my children loves drawing, so I have introduced Evan-Moor’s Draw Then Write activities with her in […]

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