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What to Teach When Homeschooling Seventh Grade

What to Teach When Homeschooling Seventh Grade: Seventh grade builds on knowledge and skills gained in sixth grade while exposing children to increasingly more complex topics. Here’s a simple guide for what to cover and develop in seventh grade.

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How to Homeschool When You are a Single Parent

Homeschooling your child comes with its own set of challenges. When you add in being a single parent, things can be a bit more complex. However, complex doesn’t mean impossible! There are definitely ways to make it work.

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The Only Mac and Cheese Recipe You’ll Ever Need

This is a family favorite because the teenagers love it, it can be made ahead of time and it’s pretty economical, especially if you use the coupons.

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Hands On Science Experiments for Learning About Sound

We’ve shared a lot of science experiments, here at Modern Homeschool Family, and today, we have another fun STEM lesson plan on exploring sound.

This lesson plan includes 4 science experiments for learning about sound. This lesson plan can be used with one child or a group and is appropriate for an all-ages introduction to the concepts of sound.

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How to Add More Fun to Your Daily Homeschool Schedule

In this article, we’ll share tips to liven up your curriculum this school year. Put these ideas into practice and the kids will be more engaged with their lesson plans. (Many of these ideas will leave you feeling more refreshed, too!)

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Plan Ahead for Your Christmas Literature Unit

This movie is based on the real-life story of how Charles Dickens was inspired to create the characters and pen the classic, “A Christmas Carol.” I couldn’t help but think of what an awesome unit study this would make!

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Make Snack Fun with These DIY Butterfly Snack Bags

Whether you need to bring snacks for a crowd or just want something to go along with your butterfly theme unit, these DIY Butterfly Snack Bags are easy and fun to make!

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Great Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Homeschool

I love that I can relax with the children while the neighbors have to get up and get out the door on time. Nothing makes a new year start out right like a slow relaxing morning except maybe these great ways to celebrate the first day of school with your homeschooler.

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5 Affordable Homeschool Field Trip Ideas for Middle Schoolers

In the 21st century, kids can virtually visit any place online. However, there’s something to be said for getting out of the house and into the real world to learn and explore. Here are 5 affordable homeschool field trip ideas for middle schoolers that can enhance your curriculum offline!

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Broccoli Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Did somebody say “bacon???” This recipe is great for cook outs, pot lucks, picnics or to have on hand just because it is so good!

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