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Homeschool your child for free using free curriculum guides, worksheets, educational materials, lesson plans, reference materials, and more. This list features web sites for legal issues and teaching tips, too. Use these web sites to design your children's homeschool program, without spending another cent!

Also included are sites charging minimal fees as well as online classes (scroll down to Classes Online for a list).

ACT TEST (See Tests/Testing)

ALABAMA CHURCH SCHOOL LAWS AND FORMS
http://www.alabamahomeschooling.org

ALABAMA HISTORY
Alabama Dept. of Archives and History -  http://www.archives.state.al.us/teacher/
Encyclopedia of Alabama - http://encyclopediaofalabama.org/face/Home.jsp
Alabama history resources - http://www.alabamainfo.com/history.htm
A State of Play - http://www.aaastateofplay.com/play-and-learn-the-50-states/
Online resources for studying Alabama - http://www.rootsweb.com/~almobile/alhist1.html
State info (bird, song, etc.) - http://www.50states.com/alabama.htm
Timeline - http://www.archives.state.al.us/timeline/
Timeline - http://www.statehousegirls.net/al/timeline/

ART
DickBlick.com - http://www.dickblick.com/lessonplans/
Meet the Masters
Virtual Art Student - http://www.virtual-artstudent.com/
Free Online Art Classes - http://www.free-online-art-classes.com/
The Virtual Instructor - http://thevirtualinstructor.com/
Pencil Drawing Lessons - http://www.toadhollowstudio.com/index.html
Modern Teachers - http://www.moma.org/modernteachers/guides.html
Drawing Lessons - http://www.drawspace.com/
Garden of Praise Art Appreciation - http://gardenofpraise.com/art.htm
Jan Brett How to Draw - http://www.janbrettvideos.com/video/video_main_page.htm
Artists Helping Children - http://www.artistshelpingchildren.org/
Google Cultural Institute - http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project?hl=en

BIBLE
Bible History Online - http://www.bible-history.com
A Century 21 Disciple of Jesus - http://www.ac21doj.org/
Hymn Study - http://contentedathome.com/hymn-study-homeschoolers/#
Cross TV - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDF9AD6A562C1139E
Foundations Bible Study - http://www.villageministries.org/foundations.html
The Truth About Man - http://www.grantedministries.org/truth-about-man-ebook-paul-washer/
One True God - http://www.grantedministries.org/one-true-god-ebook-paul-washer/
Fruit of the Spirit

BOOKS/READING (see also Literature)
Kids 4 Classics - http://www.kids4classics.com/
Project Gutenberg - http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/
Online Library of Liberty - http://oll.libertyfund.org/
Google Books - http://books.google.com/books
Baldwin Online Children's Literature Project -
http://www.mainlesson.com/main/displayarticle.php?article=whattexts
Planet eBook - http://www.planetebook.com/
Amazon Kindle - http://www.amazon.com/s/?node=2245146011
19th Century Schoolbooks - http://digital.library.pitt.edu/nietz/
ERIC - http://eric.ed.gov/
Read Print - http://www.readprint.com/
19th Century Girls' Series - http://www.readseries.com/
Books by State - http://wrappedinfoil.com/

BOOKS, AUDIO
Audio Adventures - http://familyaudioadventures.com/OA1.html?utm_campaign=OA1&utm_medium=OA1&utm_source=OA1
LibriVox - http://librivox.org/
Storynory - http://storynory.com/
Books Should Be Free - http://www.booksshouldbefree.com/genre/Children
Light Up Your Brain - http://lightupyourbrain.com/stories/
My Audio School - http://www.myaudioschool.com/?page_id=4571

CALENDARS
http://www.printablecalendar.ca/
http://www.PrintFree.com
http://www.educationworld.com/tools_templates/
http://www.freeprintable.net/

CARSCHOOLING
http://www.carschooling.com

CHESS
Chess Kids - http://www.chesskids.com/
Chessology - http://www.chessology.org 

CHRISTMAS UNIT STUDIES (see also Unit Studies)
Symbols of Christmas Unit Study - http://terryz1.tripod.com/indexsymbols.html
Christmas Carols - http://terryz1.tripod.com/adventcarolsstudy.html

CIVICS/GOVERNMENT (see also History and Geography)
iCivics - http://www.icivics.org/
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids - http://bensguide.gpo.gov/
Good Citizen – http://www.goodcitizen.org
CryptoKids - http://www.nsa.gov/kids/

CLASSES ONLINE
Math Classes - http://livestreammathclasses.com/
Online Courses (free online classes from leading universities) - http://www.onlinecourses.com/ 
Homeschooling Guide - http://www.onlineschools.org/homeschooling-guide/
Lessons Worth Learning - http://www.currclick.com/index.php?cPath=1075
Alabama Writing Tutor - http://www.alabamawritingtutor.com/
Hope Online Learning - http://www.hopeonlinelearning.com
Coursera - https://www.coursera.org/
Leadership For You (social studies and English) - http://www.leadershipforyou.net
AP Economics - http://economicsforhomeschoolers.blogspot.com/
Literature and Composition - http://homeschoolbookstudy.com/
Speech and Debate - http://www.ovationz.com/

CLEP TESTING (See Tests/Testing)

COLLEGE (See High School & College)

COMPOSITION (See Writing)

COMPUTER SCIENCE / COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
JavaScript for Cats (and their human owners) - http://jsforcats.com/
CodeWars - https://www.codewars.com/
Learning to Code: Which Language To Learn - http://wiht.link/learncodeguide
Alice Computer Programming Software (elementary through high school) - http://www.alice.org
Code.org - http://www.code.org 
Learning HTML for Kids - http://www.goodellgroup.com/tutorial/
A Beginner's Guide to HTML -
http://archive.ncsa.uiuc.edu/General/Internet/WWW/HTMLPrimerAll.html
Help.com Online Courses - http://courses.help.com/?mcid=d497040901
Blender - http://www.blender.org/
Computer Training Courses - http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computers
Computer Animating and Design - http://scratch.mit.edu/
Free Computer Books - http://freecomputerbooks.com/
Own Your Own Space -
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=1522#Instructions
Code Academy - http://www.codecademy.com/#!/exercises/0
W3 Schools - http://www.w3schools.com/
Computer Science Unplugged - http://csunplugged.org/
Scratch - http://scratch.mit.edu/about/
HTML 101 for Kids - http://www.forthuntparent.com/academy/HTMLFrontPage.cfm?from=OutlookAcademy

COOKING (See Home Economics)

CURRENT EVENTS
TIME for Kids - http://www.timeforkids.com/
NY TIMES Learning Network - http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/
Bella Online News for Kids - http://www.bellaonline.com/site/newsforkids
Mapeas - http://mapeas.com/
PBS NewsHour Extra - http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/
Student News Net - http://www.studentnewsnet.com/
Student News Daily - http://www.studentnewsdaily.com/
Channel One - http://www.channelone.com/
Scholastic News Daily - http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/scholasticnews/index.html
CNN Student News - http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/

CURRICULUM, NEW DISCOUNT
Christian Book Distributors (CBD) – http://www.christianbook.com
Homeschooling Books - http://www.homeschoolingbooks.com

CURRICULUM, USED (to buy/sell/trade)
Used Homeschool Curriculum - http://www.usedhomeschoolcurriculum.com
VegSource - http://www.vegsource.com/homeschool/
Homeschool Classifieds - http://www.homeschoolclassifieds.com/
The Swap - http://theswap.com
eBay - http://www.ebay.com
Curriculum Share - http://curriculumshare.com

CURRICULUM, FREE
(See also individual subjects)
Ambleside Online - http://amblesideonline.org/
Khan Academy - http://www.khanacademy.org
Ron Paul Curriculum (free for grades 1-5) - http://www.ronpaulcurriculum.com/
Old Fashioned Education - http://oldfashionededucation.com/
The Puritan's Home School Curriculum - http://www.puritans.net/curriculum/
Lesson Pathways (free registration required) - http://www.lessonpathways.com/
NCERT (from India) - http://ncertbooks.prashanthellina.com/
Baltimore Curriculum Project - http://www.cstone.net/~bcp/BCPIntro2.htm
Head of the Class (free registration required) - http://www.theheadoftheclass.com/
Homeschool College USA (high school only) - http://www.homeschoolcollegeusa.com/index.html
Easy Peasy All in One Homeschool - http://allinonehomeschool.com/

CURRICULUM GUIDES AND SCHEDULES
Charlotte Mason Schedules -
http://www.charlottemasonhelp.com/2009/07/books-and-schedules.html
Simply Charlotte Mason - http://simplycharlottemason.com/
Tanglewood Education - http://www.tanglewoodeducation.com/
Mater Amabilis (a Charlotte Mason style curriculum for Catholics) - http://materamabilis.org/ma/

DRIVER'S EDUCATION
Driver's Ed Guru - http://www.driversedguru.com/
DriverEd.com - http://www.drivered.com
Virtual Drive of America - http://www.virtualdriveofamerica.com
Driver Ed in a Box - http://www.driveredtraining.com
National Driver Training Institute - http://www.nationaldrivertraining.com or http://www.usdrivertraining.com
Safe Driving Guide - http://www.losangelesduilawyer.org/the-safe-driving-guide-for-newer-drivers/

ELEMENTARY/KINDERGARTEN
Lesson Library - http://www.lesson-library.com/
Primary Leap - http://primaryleap.co.uk/

ESSAYS (See Writing)

FIELD TRIPS
Field Trip Factory – http://www.fieldtripfactory.com

FIELD TRIPS (VIRTUAL) AND WEBCAMS
Take a Field Trip - http://www.uen.org/tours/fieldtrips2.shtml
Meet Me at the Corner - http://www.meetmeatthecorner.org/
National Zoo Webcams - http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/WebCams/default.cfm
Sportsman's Paradise Live Wildlife Cams -
http://www.sportsmansparadiseonline.com/Live_Webcams.html
Web Exhibits - http://www.webexhibits.org/
4-H Virtual Farm - http://www.sites.ext.vt.edu/virtualfarm/main.html
Top Ten Earth Cams - http://www.earthcam.com/topten.php
Tramline Virtual Field Trips - http://www.field-guides.com/trips.htm
Global Online Adventure Learning - http://www.goals.com/Index.htm

FLAT TRAVEL
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/flat_travelers_homeschool/ - Flat Travelers Homeschool, based on the book “Flat Stanley.” Great way to meet other homeschoolers around the world!

FOREIGN LANGUAGE (see also Sign Language)
BBC Languages - http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/
Greek and Latin - http://www.textkit.com/
Headventure Land (Greek, Latin, Spanish) - http://headventureland.com/
Hebrew for Christians - http://www.hebrew4christians.com/Grammar/grammar.html
Study Spanish (sounds of letters, vocabulary) - www.studyspanish.com
Spanish Programs (limited free lessons, extra lessons free if you become a member) - www.spanishprograms.com
French-Spanish-Italian printables

GAMES (online educational)
www.PBSKids.org - young kids
www.PlayhouseDisney.com - young kids
www.Noggin.com - young kids
www.NickJr.com - young kids
www.Lego.com - young kids
www.BigIdeaFun.com - young kids
www.Gamequarium.com - older kids
www.FunSchool.com - older kids

GEOGRAPHY (See also History)
Geography for Kids - www.wakanow.com/ng/pages/Travel-Around-the-World:-Geography-for-kids 
Countries and Cultures of the World -
http://www.scribd.com/doc/5622573/Countries-and-Cultures-of-the-World
Sheppard Software Geography Games - http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm
Discover America - http://www.gale.cengage.com/DiscoverAmerica/guides/index.htm
Outline Maps - http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/
Animated Atlas - http://www.animatedatlas.com/movie2.html
Pearson Map Bank - http://www.phschool.com/curriculum_support/map_bank/#
Homeschool Creations Geography - http://www.homeschoolcreations.com/Geography.html
Global Mania - https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?shva=1#inbox/13996bd1b3d9dad4
Peace Corps Lesson Plans - http://wws.peacecorps.gov/wws/educators/lessonplans/
Rainbow Kids Cultures - http://www.rainbowkids.com/HTMLFiles.aspx?page=KidsActivities
National Geographic - http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?ar_a=1
Maps Unit Study - http://www.childrensmuseum.org/special_exhibits/maps/unit_of_study.html
Map Adventures - http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/teachers-packets/mapadventures/
Flags and Anthems - http://www.flags-and-anthems.com/index.php
State Capitals Game - http://www.vectorkids.com/maps.htm

GOVERNMENT (See Civics or History)

GRAMMAR
Guide to Grammar and Writing - http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index.htm
Daily Grammar - http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.html
Harvey's Grammar - http://books.google.com/books?id=H8AAAAAAYAAJ
English Banana Elementary Workbook -
http://www.englishbanana.com/big-grammar-book-english-worksheets.html
English Banana Grammar Book -
http://download.cnet.com/English-Banana-com-s-Big-Grammar-Book/3000-2279_4-10691256.html
Scott Foresman - http://www.sfreading.com/resources/ghb.html
Daily Grammar - http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.html
KISS Grammar - http://home.pct.edu/~evavra/KISS.htm
Road to Grammar - http://www.roadtogrammar.com/
English Grammar 101 -
http://lessons.englishgrammar101.com/EnglishGrammar101/Foreword.aspx
Intermediate Language Lessons Book 2 - http://books.google.com/books?id=JzIXAAAAIAAJ
Sheldon's Primary Language Lessons - http://books.google.com/books?id=NpcAAAAAYAAJ
Glencoe - http://www.glencoe.com/sites/missouri/student/literature/assets/workbooks.html
Serendipity - http://ebeth.typepad.com/serendipity/language-and-literature.html

HANDWRITING (See Penmanship)

HEALTH/P.E.
P.E. Central - http://pecentral.org/lessonideas/pelessonplans.html#.UHsmeIWYeZA
Nutrition Exploration - http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/index.php
El Paso Collaborative Health Literacy Curriculum- http://healthliteracy.worlded.org/docs/elpaso/
Kids Health - http://classroom.kidshealth.org/
Simply Charlotte Mason's Swedish Drill Teacher -
http://simplycharlottemason.com/store/swedish-drill-teacher/
Circus Fit - http://www.circusfit.com/
Disney Channel's Pass the Plate - http://tv.disney.go.com/disneychannel/passtheplate/
Learn To Be Healthy - http://www.learntobehealthy.org/kids/index.aspx
Kidnetic - http://www.kidnetic.com/
Wise Health Kids - https://www.wisehealthkids.com/default.aspx
BAM! Body and Mind - http://www.bam.gov/
America on the Move - https://aom3.americaonthemove.org/
Spark Teens - http://teens.sparkpeople.com/
The President’s Challenge - http://www.presidentschallenge.org/
Tandalay - http://www.tandalay.com

HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE
Scholarship Help - http://www.testprepreview.com/college-scholarships.htm
HippoCampus - http://www.hippocampus.org/
Various Courses in Different Subjects - http://www.free-ed.net/free-ed/
Printable Courses -
http://www.pass.leon.k12.fl.us/Special%20Documents/Book%20Subject%20Areas.aspx
University of California at Berkeley Courses - http://webcast.berkeley.edu/
Yale University Open Courses - http://oyc.yale.edu/
University of Washington Free Courses - http://www.outreach.washington.edu/openuw/
MIT Open Courseware - http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/
Brigham Young Univeristy Independent Study Courses - http://is.byu.edu/site/courses/free.cfm
Sophia - http://www.sophia.org/
Carnegie Mellon University Open Learning Initiative -
http://oli.cmu.edu/learn-with-oli/see-our-free-open-courses/
College Board – http://www.collegeboard.com
Colleges that admit homeschoolers - http://learninfreedom.org/colleges_4_hmsc.html
The Complete Guide to Financing College and Admissions - http://www.collegeoptions.net
Preparing for college - http://homeschoolcollegecounselor.com
Online College Degree Help - http://www.onlinecollegedegreehelp.com
HSLDA's Homeschooling Through High School - http://www.hslda.org/highschool/default.asp
GED course (free online 2-year course) - http://www.free-ed.net
Preparing for college - http://homeschoolcollegecounselor.com
Affordable Colleges Online - http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/ 
The 50 Best Online Colleges - http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/

HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES (see also Civics/Government)
PBS Learning Media - http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/
World History for Kids - http://kidspast.com/world-history/index.php
American Heritage - http://www.americanheritage.org/k-12_lessons.html
Pronto Lessons - http://www.prontolessons.com/lessons.html
Little City Kids - http://www.littlecitykids.com/perspective/index.php
Mosaic Intro to World History - http://bringinguplearners.com/mosaic-myths-maps-and-marvels/
Stanford History Education Group - http://sheg.stanford.edu/?q=node/45
Ancient History for Homeschool - http://www.ancienthistoryforhomeschool.com/
World History for Us All - http://worldhistoryforusall.sdsu.edu/
Serendipity - http://ebeth.typepad.com/serendipity/us-history-geography.html
A State of Play (resource guide for all 50 states) -
 http://www.aaastateofplay.com/play-and-learn-the-50-states/
American History 1 - http://www.guesthollow.com/homeschool/history/americanhistoryindex.html
American History 2 -
http://www.guesthollow.com/homeschool/history/americanhistory2/american_history_2_index.html
Ancient Mesopotamia -
http://mesopotamia.lib.uchicago.edu/teacherresources/article.php?m=Lesson+Plans
Alma Project - http://etls.dpsk12.org/Library_Services/Circulating_Libraries/Alma_Project/
Digital History - http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/
U.S. History - http://www.ushistory.org/us/index.asp
Story of the World Vol. 1 Workbook Pages
National Archives Teaching with Documents - http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/
Edsitement - http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plans
Schmoop Study Guides - http://www.schmoop.com
EyeWitness to History - http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com
A&E Classroom (lesson plans to go with all programs) - http://www.aetv.com/class/teach/
Voices from history - http://www.ibiscom.com/vofrm.htm
Enchanted Learning - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html
History News Network – http://www.hnn.us
Creative Park by Canon (free designs and directions for making animals, globes, native costumes, and famous buildings) -
http://cp.c-ij.com/english/index.html
Colonial American History - http://www.teacheroz.com/colonies.htm
American History - http://www.4America.com
Costumes and historical clothing - http://www.calicoannie.net/index.htm
Studies Weekly (periodicals) - http://studiesweekly.com/
Kids of Courage (from Voice of the Martyrs) - http://www.kidsofcourage.com
The 100 Best History Books - http://www.listmuse.com/100-best-history-books-time.php
U.S. History: The American Past in 100 Books - http://www.listmuse.com/US-history-books-american-past.php

HOME ECONOMICS
Spatulatta: Cooking 4 Kids Online - http://www.spatulatta.com/
Kids Cooking Lessons - http://www.kids-cooking-activities.com/kids-cooking-lessons.html
Kids Sewing Projects (curriculum on left) - http://www.kids-sewing-projects.com/index.html
Fly Lady – http://www.FlyLady.com
Managers of Their Homes by Steve and Teri Maxwell – http://www.Titus2.com

LANGUAGE ARTS (See also Grammar, Writing and Spelling)
Creative Writing - www.writing-edu.com
The Write Source - http://www.thewritesource.com
Pocket Basics (parts of speech and tongue twisters) - http://www.pocketbasics.com/downloads.asp

LAPBOOKING (See Notebooking or Unit Studies)

LITERATURE STUDY GUIDES AND UNITS (see also Books/Reading and Writing)
Novel Study Guides - http://www.nt.net/~torino/novels3.html
Reading Units - http://www.mce.k12tn.net/units/units_with_books.htm
Garden of Praise - http://www.gardenofpraise.com/lesson.htm
Classical House of Learning - http://www.classicalhouseoflearning.com/
Spark Notes - http://www.SparkNotes.com
Schmoop Study Guides - http://www.schmoop.com
Bartleby (literature online) - http://www.Bartleby.com
Reading Activities and Projects - http://www.kathimitchell.com/read.htm
Simple Literature - http://simpleliterature.com/id1.html
Grade Saver - http://www.gradesaver.com/
Penguin Active Reading - http://www.penguinreaders.com/par/teachers/download-area.html
Paula's Archives (literature to supplement history arranged by time period) - http://www.PaulasArchives.com
Free Book Notes - http://www.FreeBookNotes.com
Guidelines for Reading and Analyzing Literature - http://www.ferrum.edu/thanlon/StudyQ/Litguide.htm
Basic Steps in Writing a Literature Paper - http://www.ferrum.edu/thanlon/studyq/paperguide.htm
The Narnia Academy (two free 20-lesson courses on first two books) - http://www.thenarniaacademy.org
Book Adventure - http://www.bookadventure.com
Christian Home School Hub -
http://www.christianhomeschoolhub.spruz.com/homeschool-treasures.htm

MATH
MathTV (math videos by topic) - http://www.mathtv.com 
Math Way - http://www.mathway.com 
Comprehensive School Mathematics Program - http://ceure.buffalostate.edu/~csmp/
Khan Academy - http://www.khanacademy.org/
SuperKids Math Worksheet Creator - http://www.superkids.com/aweb/tools/math/
Math Magician - http://resources.oswego.org/games/mathmagician/cathymath.html
Xtra Math (to master basic math facts) - http://xtramath.org/
Math Fact Cafe - http://www.mathfactcafe.com/
Math-U-See Drills - http://www.mathusee.com/e-sources/drill-page/
The Math Worksheet Site - http://themathworksheetsite.com/
Education Unboxed - http://www.educationunboxed.com/
Living Math History -
http://livingmath.net/LessonPlans/C1OutlineandBooklists/tabid/287/language/en-US/Default.aspx
Glencoe - http://www.glencoe.com/sites/georgia/student/mathematics/assets/workbooks.html
U.S. Mint - http://www.usmint.gov/kids/teachers/lessonPlans/
GeoGebra - http://www.geogebra.org/cms/
Free Math Worksheets - http://www.math-drills.com/
Fun Math Lessons - http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Lessons/
Math Moves U - http://www.mathmovesu.com/#/home
Learn with Math Games - http://www.learn-with-math-games.com/index.html
Math Facts Practice - http://allinonehomeschool.wordpress.com/math-facts-practice/
Cool Math - http://www.coolmath.com
Math Trainer - http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/math-trainer-multiply.html
IXL - http://www.ixl.com/1b
Kids Numbers - http://www.kidsnumbers.com/
Multiplication Workbooks -
http://1homeschool.blogspot.com/2009/10/free-multiplication-workbooks.html
Cool Math Games - http://bigbrainz.com/Cool-Math-Games.php
Xtra Math - https://www.xtramath.org/
I Love Math - http://www.ilovemath.org/index.php?option=com_frontpage&;Itemid=1
Natural Math - http://www.naturalmath.com/mult/oldsite.html
Homeschool Math - http://www.homeschoolmath.net/
Adapted Mind - http://www.adaptedmind.com
Times Table Tricks - http://www.timestabletricks.com/
Math Essentials - http://www.mathessentials.net/

MOVIES (see also Videos)
Teach With Movies - http://www.teachwithmovies.org
At the Movies (and history thru nursery rhymes) -
http://www.lovetolearnplace.com/Movies/index.html

MUSIC
Music Appreciation - https://music4homeschool.wordpress.com/
Harmony Fine Arts Music Appreciation -
http://www.harmonyfinearts.com/section/freedownloads/
Music Theory - http://www.gmajormusictheory.org/Fundamentals/workbooks.html
Music in Our World - http://trumpet.sdsu.edu/M345/MOW_LongParts.html
Piano Nanny - http://www.pianonanny.com
MusIQ Homeschool - http://www.musiqhomeschool.com/
Guitar - http://youtubeguitarlessons.net/

NOTEBOOKING/LAPBOOKING/UNIT STUDIES
Free Homeschooling Unit Studies - http://www.homeschoolhelperonline.com/units.shtml
Notebooking Fairy - http://notebookingfairy.com/
Dynamic 2 Moms - http://dynamic2moms.webs.com/
Homeschool Share - http://www.homeschoolshare.com/
Lapbook Lessons - http://www.lapbooklessons.com/
Notebooking Nook - http://notebookingnook.blogspot.com/2009/10/freebies-organized-by.html
Hold That Thought (notebooking pages) - http://www.holdthatthought.com

ONLINE CLASSES (See Classes Online and High School & College)

PENMANSHIP AND COPY WORK
Handwriting Worksheet Maker - http://www.handwritingworksheets.com/
Tracer Pages - http://www.dltk-teach.com/alphabuddies/dynamic.htm
ZB Online - http://www.zaner-bloser.com/handwriting/zb-fontsonline-plus
Writing Wizard -
http://www.writingwizard.longcountdown.com/handwriting_practice_worksheet_maker.html
Custom Tracer Pages - http://www.kidzone.ws/tracers/none/index.asp
The Palmer Method
Worksheet Works - http://www.worksheetworks.com/english/writing/handwriting.html
Handwriting Worksheets - http://www.handwritingworksheets.com/
Bogart Family Resource - http://bogartfamilyresources.com/products/free-downloads/
Cursive Copywork -
http://www.lulu.com/shop/joy-h/free-copywork-cursive-script/ebook/product-5300903.html
Manuscript Copywork -
http://www.lulu.com/shop/joy-h/free-copywork-print-script/ebook/product-5264635.html
Guest Hollow - http://www.guesthollow.com/homeschool/printables/printablescopywork.html

PEN PAL
Pen Pal Program for Homeschoolers (click on Programs) - http://www.hsamf.org 

P.E. (See Health)

PHONICS AND BEGINNING READING
Starfall - http://www.starfall.com/
Sadlier Phonics - http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm
Progressive Phonics - http://www.progressivephonics.com/
Fun Fonix - http://www.funfonix.com/
Free Reading - http://www.freereading.net/index.php?title=Main_Page
McGuffey's First Reader - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14640
Along the Alphabet Path -
http://ebeth.typepad.com/serendipity/along-the-alphabet-path-1.html
The Phonics Page - http://www.thephonicspage.org/Phonics%20Lsns/phonicslsnslinks.html
Homeschool Reading - http://www.strivney-english.com/home-school-reading.asp

PHOTOGRAPHY
Photography curriculum guide -
http://www.icp.org/site/c.dnJGKJNsFqG/b.2017177/k.9B45/Curriculum_Guide.htm

PIANO (See Music)

PORTFOLIO (See Recordkeeping)

PRESCHOOL (see also Games, Penmanship, Phonics, etc.)
Brightly Beaming Resources - http://www.letteroftheweek.com/
Hubbard's Cupboard - http://www.hubbardscupboard.org/index.html
Rimes and Rhymes - http://curry.virginia.edu/go/wil/rimes_and_rhymes.htm#This_Week
Jan Brett's Activity Pages - http://janbrett.com/activities_pages.htm
Making Learning Fun - http://www.makinglearningfun.com/themepages/ActivitiesListing.htm
Classical K4 -
http://www.lulu.com/shop/victoria-gabhart/classical-k4/ebook/product-883144.html
Homeschool Creations - http://homeschoolcreations.com/index.html
123 Kindergarten - http://123kindergarten.com/
Enchanted Learning - http://www.enchantedlearning.com - worksheets, maps, etc.
www.PBSKids.org – learning games
www.PlayhouseDisney.com – learning games
www.Noggin.com – learning games

PUZZLES
Make your own word searches, crossword puzzles and other puzzles - http://www.puzzlemaker.com

READING (See Books, Literature)

RECORDKEEPING
Free forms for all grades - http://www.donnayoung.org/forms
Education World templates - http://www.educationworld.com/tools_templates/
Tips and free forms - http://www.geocities.com/familyschoolhouse/school.htm
Portfolio - http://www.oklahomahomeschool.com/portfolio.html
Transcript instructions - http://www.hslda.org/Transcript2005
Transcript tips - http://www.hslda.org/transcript
Transcript instructions and forms - http://www.oklahomahomeschoo.com/trans1.html
Resources for creating transcripts - http://www.edplus.com
Homeschool Reporting Online - http://www.homeschoolreporting.com

SAT TEST (See Test/Testing)

SCIENCE
Microscopes for purchase or repair - http://www.homeschoolmicroscopes.com 
PBS Learning Media - http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/
Free 36-week elementary science curriculum - http://www.eequalsmcq.com
The Happy Scientist - http://thehappyscientist.com/
Oceanography - http://www.currclick.com/product_info.php?cPath=46_618&;products_id=243
Free 45-minute Seminars - http://www.homeschoolscienceacademy.com/FreeSeminars.htm
Periodic Table in videos - http://www.periodicvideos.com/
Smart Science Online (science labs online) - http://www.smartscienceonline.com
NASA (lesson plans K-12) - http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html
Zoom from PBS Kids – http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci
Kid's Astronomy - http://www.kidsastronomy.com/
Net Frog (dissect a frog online) - http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/frog/Frog2/
The Electronic Naturalist (free weekly environmental education units) - http://www.enaturalist.org
Enchanted Learning - www.EnchantedLearning.com
PBS (3,500+ free lessons and activities, categorized by grade and subject) - http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/
GigglePotz - http://www.gigglepotz.com
The Teacher Channel at Discovery.com - http://school.discovery.com/teachers/index.html –
Model of the solar system - http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/solar_system/
Doing Science: An Intro to Physical Science - http://acept.la.asu.edu/courses/phs110/ds/toc.html
Standard Deviants (videos and workbooks) - http://www.standarddeviants.com/1-800-238-9669/goldhil.home
TMW Media group (videos) - http://tmwmedia.com/chemseries.html
Young Scientists Club - http://www.theyoungscientistsclub.com
Paper Plate Education (using paper plates to make models) - http://analyzer.depaul.edu/paperplate/activities.htm
Brain Pop (cartoon videos and activities through elementary ages) - www.BrainPop.com
Home Science Tools – www.homesciencetools.com
PBS/Nova - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/
Health - http://kidshealth.org
Chemistry - http://www.friendlychemistry.com
Biology - http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/
“Pond Cam” in Botswana, Africa - http://205.188.130.53/ngm/wildcamafrica/wildcam.html
More science sites - http://www.extremescience.com
General kid's science site - http://www.madsci.org
Women in science- http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS/4000WS.html
Studies Weekly (periodicals) - http://studiesweekly.com/
MatchCard Science - http://www.kid-friendly-homeschool-curriculum.com/MatchcardScience.html
The 100 Best Science Books of All Time - http://www.listmuse.com/100-best-science-books-time.php

SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
World Book Encyclopedia online - http://www2.worldbook.com/wc/browse?id=pa/tcs

SIGN LANGUAGE
ASLive (sign language online with a live instructor) - http://www.aslive.org
American Sign Language - http://lifeprint.com/

SPELLING/VOCABULARY
Sight Words - http://www.sightwords.com/ 
Spelling City - http://www.spellingcity.com/
The Basic Cozy Spelling Course (free) - http://splashesfromtheriver.com/spelling/index.htm
Vocabulary - http://wordlywise3000.com/word_lists/
Spelling Connections -
http://www.zaner-bloser.com/media/zb/zaner-bloser/spellingconnections/practice-pages.html
Splashes from the River - http://www.splashesfromtheriver.com/spelling/courseoutline.htm
Spelling City - http://www.spellingcity.com/
Merriam-Webster's Word Central - http://www.wordcentral.com/buzzword/buzzword.php
K12 Reader Spelling Curriculum gr. 1-5 - http://www.k12reader.com/spelling-curriculum-design/
Scholastic's Spelling Wizard Practice - http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/spelling.htm
Wordsmyth - http://www.wordsmyth.net/
Vocabahead - http://www.vocabahead.com/Default.aspx
Big IQ Kids - http://www.bigiqkids.com/SpellingVocabulary/Main/SpellingVocabularyMain.html
Kids Spell - http://www.kidsspell.com/
Spell by Color (for 3rd grade) - http://jettedgames.com/spelling.htm
Vocabulary.com - http://www.vocabulary.com/
Wordly Wise Word Lists - http://wordlywise3000.com/word_lists/

SPORTS/ATHLETICS
Home School Sports Network - www.hspn.net
National Christian Homeschool Athletic Association - http://www.geocities.com/nchaasports/

TELEVISION
Educational Television (links to web sites for lesson plans for broadcast and cable channels, educational programs, etc.) - http://www.geocities.com/Athens/8259/edtv.html
Cable in the Classroom - http://www.ciconline.org

TEST/TESTING
Varsity Tutors (free learning tools) - http://www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests 
Test Dates Central - http://www.testdatescentral.com/
Reviews of ACT & SAT Prep Courses - http://www.reviews.com/act-sat-test-prep-courses/
ACT - http://www.actstudent.org
ACT Prep Class - homeschool class in May or June (Lee Gonet, 283-5018 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )
ACT Free Practice - http://www.exam2jobs.com/act-test.html
CLEP Tests - http://www.collegeboard.com
CLEP Test Questions - http://www.cleptestquestions.com/
CLEP testing lessons - http://clepprep.tripod.com/cleplessonplans/id4.html
SAT - http://www.collegeboard.com
SAT Prep - http://www.satprephelp.com
SAT/ACT Power Prep - http://www.eknowledge.com/powerprep-program.asp
SAT Free Practice - http://www.exam2jobs.com/sat-test.html
Free Quiz Maker - http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/
Easy Test Maker - http://www.easytestmaker.com
Fanklin Virtual Schools - http://www.franklinvirtualschools.com/
Virginia State Exam - http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/2001sol/release2001.html
Ohio Practice Tests -
http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx?page=3&;TopicRelationID=240
Texas State Exam - http://page.gc.k12.va.us/public/gets/texas.htm
Practice High School Exit Exam for Alaska (exit exam not required by Alabama homeschoolers, but good testing practice) - http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/assessment/pdf_files/RevisedHSGQEPracticeTest.pdf
Misc. - http://page.gc.k12.va.us/public/gets/soltests.htm
Links for other tests - http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_8th_original.htm
The National Right to Read Foundation assessment test - http://www.nrrf.org/readtest_background.html
Free online reading assessment - http://www.test4free.com/assessfam.asp
Reading Comprehension -
http://www.abcteach.com/directory/reading_comprehension/grades_46/informational/
Speed Reading Test online - http://www.readingsoft.com
Pointers for Taking Essay Tests - http://www.ferrum.edu/arc/compctr/esstestg.htm

TIMELINE FIGURES
Google Images (search on your topic) - http://images.google.com/
Clipart Etc. - http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/sitemap/sitemap.php
Mosiac Introduction to Timelines -
http://bringinguplearners.com/the-mosaic-introduction-to-timelines/
Simply Charlotte Mason Book of Centuries -
http://simplycharlottemason.com/timesavers/book-of-centuries/
Guest Hollow's Timeline Pages - http://www.guesthollow.com/homeschool/history/timeline.html
University of Texas' Portrait Gallery - http://www.lib.utexas.edu/exhibits/portraits/index.html
Timeline Collection - http://www3.canisius.edu/~emeryg/time.html#art
Timetoast (requires free registration) - http://www.timetoast.com/
Timeglider (requires free registration) - http://timeglider.com/

TRANSCRIPTS/DIPLOMAS/REPORT CARDS (see also Educational Resources, Recordkeeping)
Eclectic Homeschool - http://eclectichomeschool.org
Chart Jungle - http://www.chartjungle.com/reportcardchart.html
Donna Young’s homeschool printables and resources - http://www.donnayoung.org
Homeschool Diplomas - http://www.homeschooldiploma.com/
A to Z Home's Cool Homeschool - http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/articles/060303.htm
HSLDA's diploma, graduation cap and gown - http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/articles/060303.htm
Education World templates - http://www.educationworld.com/tools_templates/
Home School Transcripts - http://www.fasttranscripts.com/

TUTORIALS (all subjects)
GFC Learn Free - http://www.gcflearnfree.org/
Brain Pop - http://www.brainpop.com

TYPING
Free Online Typing Course - http://www.goodtyping.com/
Dance Mat Typing - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
Touch Typing - http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/
Kiran's Typing Tutor - http://www.kiranreddys.com/products/typing.html
Typing Web - http://www.typingweb.com/
TuxTyping - http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/tuxtype/index.php
Power Typing - http://www.powertyping.com/qwerty/lessonsq.html
Learn To Type - http://www.Learn2Type.com

UNIT STUDIES (See also Notebooking)
Unit Study Tips, Ideas and Online Studies - http://homeschooling.about.com/od/unitstudies/
Unit Study Helps - http://www.unitstudyhelps.com

VIDEOS, ONLINE
Answers in Genesis - http://www.answersingenesis.org/kids/videos
Teachers Domain - http://www.teachersdomain.org/about.html
Anneberg Learner - http://www.learner.org/resources/browse.html
The Homeschool Channel - http://www.thehomeschoolchannel.tv/
Watch Know Learn - http://www.watchknowlearn.org/default.aspx
TeacherTube - http://teachertube.com/
SchoolTube - http://www.schooltube.com/
How Stuff Works - http://videos.howstuffworks.com/
Curriculum Bits - http://www.curriculumbits.com/
Chemistry Comes Alive - http://www.jce.divched.org/JCESoft/CCA/pirelli/index.html
Khan Academy (many academic subjects) - http://www.khanacademy.org/
Neo K12 - http://www.neok12.com/
Sqool Tube - http://www.sqooltools.com/edvideos/index.html
NetFlix (subscription) – http://www.netflix.com

VOCABULARY (see Spelling)

WRITING (Creative Writing and Essay Writing)
National Novel Writer’s Month - http://www.nanowrimo.org
Free lesson plans associated with National Novel Writer's Month (NaNoWrMo) - http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/lesson-plans
Free workbooks associated with National Novel Writer's Month (NaNoWrMo) - http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/workbooks
Wordsmithery Creative Writing Lessons - http://smallworldathome.blogspot.com/p/wordsmithery.html
Writing Fix - http://writingfix.com/Index.htm
Read Write Think - http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/
Guide to Grammar and Writing - http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index.htm
Scott Foresman Grammar and Writing Boosk - http://www.sfreading.com/resources/ghb.html
Guide to Writing a Basic Essay - http://members.tripod.com/~lklivingston/essay/index.html
The Five Paragraph Essay - http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Atrium/1437/
Writing Essay Exams - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_essay.html
Write An Essay - http://www.write-an-essay.com/
Write an essay online - http://www.essaypunch.com/
How To Write an Essay (online lessons) - http://kimberlychapman.com/essay/essay.html
Principles of Composition - http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/composition.htm
Basic Steps in Writing a Literature Paper - http://www.ferrum.edu/thanlon/studyq/paperguide.htm
Pointers for Taking Essay Tests - http://www.ferrum.edu/arc/compctr/esstestg.htm


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