Writing

Word Voyage

An online program with instruction in vocabulary, grammar, and sentence writing. This resource is for 4th grade and above, and you can choose a parent-led or online tutoring option. It is also available at a discount from Homeschool Buyers Co-op.

Quill

This is a free online resource for developing writing and grammar skills. There are four different tools to guide students through activities and give automatic feedback using language analysis software. Could be a great help to homeschooling parents who struggle with teaching and evaluating writing.

Grammar Galaxy

A language arts curriculum for elementary level. There are currently two levels for beginning readers, with more planned to cover up to 6th grade level. Does not include reading or phonics instruction. Available in print or digital format.

Australia Geography Unit

This is a study unit on Australia including geography topics, aboriginal culture, Australian animals and "Waltzing Matilda" (among other things!)  It's designed to cover about a month of study, but could be expanded or shortened to fit your needs.  Essential curriculum materials cost $7.  Can be expanded with various resources and materials (including a didgerigoo) that cost up to $50.

$8.00

Essay Tracks

Online literature and writing classes for jr. high and high school levels. Classes include live online sessions for discussion and weekly essay assignments. You can also register for an essay-only program with weekly prompts, but no live sessions. Price is pretty reasonable.

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