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Favorite Middle Ages History Books Grades 4-6

Favorite Middle Ages & Renaissance Books for Grades 4–6

Today I want to share more of my top picks for living books on the Middle Ages and Renaissance. The titles I’m sharing today are appropriate for fourth through sixth graders. At that age, the students should be transitioning to reading their school books for themselves, and all of these titles can be used as independent […]

Middle Ages Living Books Grades 1 3

7 Favorite Middle Ages & Renaissance Books for Grades 1–3

If there is one thing Charlotte Mason homeschoolers love to do, it’s talk about our favorite books. I think every Charlotte Mason meeting I’ve ever attended had at least one conversation going on about “What books do you suggest for this time period and these grades?” or “Got any new favorite read-alouds?” I love to […]

My Book of Centuries

Having a Grand Time in 1800

The past few weeks I’ve been having a grand time “living” in 1800 thanks to two friends of mine. Christie you may already know. She designed My Book of Centuries with its helpful guides that give gentle direction for the user: designated spaces for sketches of artifacts, lists of noteworthy people, narrations of the centuries, […]

Matthew and Europe history and geography lesson plans

Ancient Rome and Visits to Europe Books Are Here!

We’re pleased to announce that the newly revised Second Edition of Matthew through Acts & Ancient Rome is now available, along with another new geography notebook, Visits to Europe! The daily lesson plans in Matthew through Acts & Ancient Rome, Second Edition, feature some wonderful new books, expanded assignments for the older students (for more […]


The Familiar Face of a Friend

This spring I am learning to treasure a certain Charlotte Mason phrase more deeply than ever. Charlotte talked about recognizing “the familiar face of a friend.” As we travel to various homeschool conventions across the country, it is a joy to meet new people; but there is something about recognizing the familiar face of a […]

Modern Times, Stories of America 2, Stories of the Nations 2 homeschool history books

Three New Modern History Books

Simply Charlotte Mason is delighted to announce three new resources to help you teach modern history in a living way! The new books cover people and events from 1850 to the present day—both American history and world history. Over the years I’ve discovered that the modern time period is one of the most difficult to […]

Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation & Epistles: A Family Study Handbook

New Middle Ages Handbook and Two Bible Studies

We hope you’ve been enjoying the series on homeschooling through high school the CM way. We are interrupting this series because we know many of you have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of three new products, and we thought you would want to know that they are here! Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation & Epistles Handbook […]

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