10 Cultural Diversity Books for Middle School

10 Cultural Diversity Books for Middle Schoolers | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #culturaldiversity #ihsnet

A while ago I shared with you a list of 25 Books Every Boy Should Read and one of you asked about books that help to teach cultural diversity. While it would be impossible for me to gather an exhaustive list that would include all cultures around the globe I did choose 10 that I think would be good readers for middle school children. This list […] Read More

Middle School Selections for Homeschooling 8th Grade

Middle School Selections for Homeschooling 8th Grade | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #ihsnet

I can’t believe my son is turning 13 this week! This summer I purposed to sit down and make some tough decisions about moving forward with homeschool. With homeschooling 8th grade year upon us and realizing that he already has a couple of high school credits under his educational belt, (math), I know that decisions made now will be foundational to where he is in 2 […] Read More

10 Middle School Periodicals every Kid will Love

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So the other day, I shared with you how I am using the mail to inspire my son to read for fun. But I wanted to offer you additional options because kids interests vary. Utilizing mail is a great way to encourage reading in an exciting way and there is no better way to do so with pre-teen kids than with middle school periodicals. That’s why […] Read More

First Day of Homeschool 6th Grade

This is our 7th year of homeschooling, so with Kinder, Young Man’s “6th Grade” year. We don’t generally follow grade levels. However, we do for Bible class at church so when asked he answers whatever the grade level he is there.  Disclosure: There may be affiliate or sales link within this post. We started the day off with breakfast (cereal and juice for him, toast […] Read More