Homeschool Social Studies: History and Geography with free printable

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Home school Social Studies Units

As the blog continues to grow I want to make sure that you are able to find all the great home school resources from years past! So here is a list of all our fun Social Studies Units for you to browse through. I will continue to add to update this page frequently.

Each Unit has recommended books, activities, creative ideas, and free printables to go along. Most of my Social Studies units contain a free lapbook.

Seasonal Homeschool Units

HISTORY Homeschool Units

Ancient Egypt Unit (coming soon)

Additional Unit Resources:

Medieval Times Unit Middle Ages (emphasis on European Castles)
  1. Life in a Castle 
  2. Knights 
  3. The Medieval Church 
  4. Medieval Music & Art 

Additional Unit Resources:

Early Explorers Unit
  1. Vikings
  2. Marco Polo & Prince Henry the Navigator
  3. Christopher Columbus, Vasco de Gama, Vespucci
  4. Magellan, Aztecs & Conquistadors
  5. Sir Frances Drake, Henry Hudson, and Jacques Cartier
Additional Unit Resources:

Native Americans [you can get it early on my Teachers Pay Teachers store]
  1. Woodland Tribes (link live 9/2015)
  2. Plains Tribes (link live 9/2015)
  3.  Southwest Tribes (link live 9/2015)
  4. Pacific Northwest (link live 10/2015)
  5. Seminole and REVIEW (link live 10/2015)

Colonial America Unit (Early Settlers)
  1. Jamestown
  2. Pilgrims
  3. Dutch & Sweeds
  4. William Penn / Pennsylvania Dutch
Additional Unit Resources:

American Revolution Unit
  1. War is Brewing
  2. The shot Heard Round the World
  3. Declaration of Independence
  4. Freedom at Last
Additional Unit Resources:
Westward Expansion  
  1. Lewis, Clark, and Sacagawea
  2. The Oregon Trail
  3. The Pony Express, Gold Rush, and the Transcontinental Railroad
Additional Unit Resources:


Expanding Horizons (Kindergarten)
Around the World



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