Beyond the core courses, teens need credits that prepare them for adulthood such as Financial Literacy, Health, Social Sciences, Speech, Electives. Many homeschool high schoolers will need Health, Fitness (Physical Education) and Financial Literacy on their transcripts. 7Sisters offers Health, Fitness and Financial Literacy curriculum that is comprehensive. Not only that, these texts follow the 7Sisters standards of no-busywork, level-able to different needs and goals. We have found that teens like this kind of text! For teens who need or want Social Sciences on their homeschool transcripts, 7Sisters offers several texts for downloading. (BTW- you have probably noticed that many colleges are looking for at least one-half credit of a social science on the transcript.) History and Philosophy of the Western World, Human Development, Philosophy in Four Questions, and Introduction to Psychology. Note that most of these texts also have a FREE syllabus for you to download to help keep your teens on track. 7Sisters offers popular elective courses such as: Career Exploration, Early Childhood Education, Speech, Drama and Apologetics. Also, take a look at the resources for job interviews, experiential resumes and prayer journals for teens. Speech and Drama resources from 7SistersHomeschool help homeschool families experience public speaking and drama in a fun, do-able way! Both Speech and Drama courses build confident communication skills for homeschool high schoolers while they enjoy doing it! Download each course as a stand alone Financial Literacy, Health, Social Sciences, Speech, or Electives on in a Curriculum Bundle. These are wise choices for a powerful high school experience and life preparation. RETURN POLICY: 10 day, no-questions-asked, money-back guarantee on all 7Sisters ebook curriculum.
CLICKING "STORE" IN THE GREEN BAR ABOVE allows you to shop English curriculum by type - ELA Bundles, Literature and Writing Guides will be listed there BY CATEGORY as you scroll down below the parent category for High School English from 7SistersHomeschool -- no-busywork ELA that teens actually like AND you will like the price! 7SistersHomeschool's Literature Guides teach literature-analysis skills but do not kill the book and are not full of busywork. Teens sometimes hate literature study guides because they try too many concepts for each book.That is why our study guides only cover: simple background, basic vocabulary, one or two literary themes or devices, and inferential skills-building questions. Therefore, each 7Sisters Literature Study Guide includes meaningful activities for teens who want to level up their work to Honors. When your teens are working on a solid ELA credit, they need experience with writing essays, poetry, short stories, research papers and writing for the real world. Teens build skills in step-by-step, daily lessons that make sometimes intimidating subjects accessible. Download individual literature or writing guides a la carte, or choose our popular ELA Bundles: One Year of High School English/Language Arts, Another Year of High School English/Language Arts, One MORE Year of High School English/Language Arts, and A Final Year of High School English/Language Arts. These bundled courses give teens a rich experience with reading and writing, communication skills they will carry into adulthood. RETURN POLICY: 10 day, no-questions-asked, money-back guarantee on all 7Sisters ebook curriculum.
The High School English/Language Arts credit is complex — so many pieces to put together. Sometimes, it’s good to have everything all in one place! You have found your all-in-one-place PDF curriculum right here with 7Sisters' High School English/Language Arts One-Year Complete Bundles…and with your homeschooling big sisters’ commitment to no-busywork! These are a one-credit high school level ELA courses, adaptable for basic, college prep, and honors levels. Each full-year, adaptable, no busy-work English/Language Arts curriculum for your high school student provides: Reading with literary analysis, Writing instruction (for 4 types of papers), Vocabulary, Grammar, Public speaking A suggested schedule and Tools to help with grading! The literature & writing guides included in this downloadable text will inform and inspire your homeschooling high schoolers without boring or burdening them with busywork. Literature guides contain brief background information, important literature terms and themes, vocabulary and analysis questions – NEVER enough to kill your teens’ enjoyment of the book. Writing guides contain concise daily lessons that teach four different types of writing skills important for high school students to master (creative writing/short story, essays, research papers, and poetry). The lessons contain brief information, instruction, and assignments. Rubrics for grading are included. Both the literature guides and the writing guides are good for self-instruction, as well as family or co-op classes. RETURN POLICY: 10 day, no-questions-asked, money-back guarantee on all 7Sisters ebook curriculum.
Writing of many kinds during the high school years is important for teens. Students learn excellent communication skills this way as they write things like essays, creative stories or poetry, and professional, business, and real world writing. Research papers provide teenagers with practice in planning a complex writing assignment, scheduling, and citing the works they used in reference. Covering all of these types of high school writing can feel like a big challenge, and one-year writing bundles form 7Sisters organize the process for you. Each high school writing bundle includes guides that break instruction into bite-sized pieces that keep students growing as writers without becoming frustrated by busy-work. RETURN POLICY: 10 day, no-questions-asked, money-back guarantee on all 7Sisters ebook curriculum.
Essay Writing Curriculum from 7Sisters helps middle school and high school students master important skill. Step-by-step, day-by-day, no busywork, you-can-do-it essay writing guides. We start tweens out with the Middle School Essay Writing Guide. Then high schoolers work through one 10-week guide per year with the Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced Essay Writing Guides. College-bound teens will appreciate working through the College Essay Writing Guide during the fall of senior year. We recommend downloading Grammar Granules to help your homeschoolers stay on track with their grammar. Essay writing may not be loads of fun but the skills are useful for real-life as well as success in school. RETURN POLICY: 10 day, no-questions-asked, money-back guarantee on all 7Sisters ebook curriculum.
Poetry Writing Curriculum. Any teen can (and should) learn to use words poetically. 7Sisters takes teens from novice to comfortable to fun poetry writing. The Introductory Poetry Writing Guide takes the terrified first-time poet through the basics of capturing words poetically, helping them to learn that poetry writing is possible...and fun! The Intermediate Poetry Writing Guide builds on the basic skills while the Advanced Poetry Writing Guide helps teens create some lovely and powerful poetry. Homeschool high schoolers can expand on their skills with combined poetry reading and writing in 7Sisters American Poetry and World Poetry Reading and Writing Guides.Poetry with 7Sisters: writing at a variety of levels – fun and creative! RETURN POLICY: 10 day, no-questions-asked, money-back guarantee on all 7Sisters ebook curriculum.
Short Story Writing Curriculum from 7SistersHomeschool are guides for creative teens and reluctant writers alike at a high school or confident middle school level. The guides take students step-by-step, year-by-year through the story creating process in a way that is non-threatening and even fun! The Middle School Short Story Guide helps tweens create a fairy tale. The Introductory High School Short Story Guide helps teens turn a favorite family event and turn it into a delightful story. In the Intermediate High School Short Story Guide, teens create a hilarious tall tale. Our most popular guide is the Advanced Short Story Guide where teens invent and record their first myth-fantasy! (There is also a freebie syllabus for the Myth-Fantasy Guide.) Don't forget a favorite project for high school seniors: Creative Chronicling (they will love you for this). We even have a Family Narrative Writing Guide just for the Christmas Holidays!
Real-World Writing Curriculum help prepare homeschool high schoolers for real life! Writing skills aren’t only for academics; high school students need to learn to write for real-world scenarios. 7SistersHomeschool brings them a step-by-step curriculum where they learn: Professional Writing (13 weeks of writing they may end up needing on the job), College Essay Writing, Cover Letter Writing, Experiential Resume Writing, and Personal Mission Statement Writing. They can (and probably should) also download the Grammar Granules guide to help them stay on track with good grammar! AND just for fun, during senior year, have them do the Creative Chronicling Guide to capture their high school years in a genuine keepsake format.
Research Writing Curriculum from 7Sisters gets great feedback from teens. Research papers don’t need to be intimidating to high school students. They just need someone to guide them through the process. 7Sisters gives them step-by-step, daily instructions to help them through their high school research papers. Start high schoolers (or motivated middle schoolers) with the Research Writing Readiness Guide. Then they can choose from APA, Chicago, and MLA Research Paper Writing Guides. We recommend a different guide each year (but as you know, there's not ONE right way to homeschool high school). We even have a freebie report writing guide to help reluctant or intimidated young writers.
7SistersHomeschool's Literature Guides teach literature-learning skills but don't kill the book and aren't full of busywork. Sometimes teens hate literature study guides because they try to cover all the concepts possible for each book. This can be overwhelming for teens and destroys their love for good literature. That's why our study guides only cover simple background, basic vocabulary, one or two literary themes or devices, and inferential skills-building questions. Each 7Sisters Literature Study Guide includes meaningful activities for teens who want to level up their work to Honors. There's not ONE right way to homeschool high school, but if you want our advice, choose one guide per month. For teens who are interested, add more guides for real thinking and learning with no busywork and no overkill.
Cinema Studies for Literature Learning Study Guides teach homeschool high schoolers the elements of good literature using the medium of movies. Yes, it's true! Movies can be literature when you use a good literature study guide. 7Sisters makes literature learning fun! As with all our guides, there is background information on the author and the story. Also included is vocabulary from the story and questions that build homeschool high schoolers' inferential skills. Each guide gives ideas for leveling up to Honors for teens who need more academic rigor for their homeschool transcript. Titles include: Cinema Studies for Literature Learning The Full Year Collection of Study Guides. Or choose single guides such as 12 Angry Men, A Christmas Carol, Apollo 13, Casablanca, Charade, Field of Dreams, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, High Noon, Hook, Hoosiers, Life of Pi, Lillies of the Field, Midnight in Paris, Moby Dick, Mr. Holland's Opus, Places in the Heart, Remember the Titans, Rudy, The 39 Steps, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Great Debaters, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Incredibles, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Sandlot, The Truman Show, The Wizard of Oz, and What's Up, Doc? Have fun with literature this year!
High School American Literature Study Guides from 7Sisters Study teach great literature without killing the book. These are guides that teens actually like! These stufy guides are chosen from books filled with rich writing and enhanced by our no-busy-work study guides that focus on a wide range of literary devices. They highlight the United States at various points in history for high school success. They are designed to help teens build literature analysis and inferential thinking skills. However, we work hard in our guides to make sure we don't kill the book with too much work. The most important thing is to enjoy the book! As with all our guides, there is background information on the author and the story. Also included is vocabulary from the story and questions that build homeschool high schoolers' inferential skills. Each guide gives ideas for leveling up to Honors for teens who need more academic rigor for their homeschool transcript. Titles include: The Full-Year American Literature Study Guide Bundle, as well as: A Raisin in the Sun, A Separate Peace, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Fahrenheit 451, Little Women, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Right Stuff, The Scarlet Letter and To Kill a Mockingbird.
British Literature Study Guides from 7Sisters are good study guides that don't kill the book while inspiring growth in thinking and literary skills. Enrichment and understanding without overkill! These study guides help your high school student get the most out of great works of British Literature. As with all our guides, there is background information on the author and the story. Also included is vocabulary from the story and questions that build homeschool high schoolers' inferential skills. Each guide gives ideas for leveling up to Honors for teens who need more academic rigor for their homeschool transcript. These study guides give homeschool high schoolers a rich experience through samples of great (and interesting) literature from various times: from the inspirational John Bunyan and The Pilgrims Progress; all the way to the silliness and fun of T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. 7Sisters Brit Lit Study Guides include: The Full-Year Bundle, as well as individual titles: A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, Animal Farm, British Poetry (teens get practice reading AND writing poetry in a non-intimidating way), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Old Possums' Book of Practical Cats, Pilgrim's Progress, Right Ho, Jeeves, Sense and Sensibility, The Hobbit, The Invisible Man, and The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Great Christian Writers Study Guides work with books to stir your students’ hearts as well as challenge their minds…enhanced by the use of a study guide for understanding and application. Homeschool high schoolers need role models and ideas. They can find these in the adults around them and also in the books they read. We have chosen books for this collection based on the power of the role model. These Christian leaders and thinkers have a powerful life story that inspires a teen to live a life of meaning and purpose. Or they have a powerful fiction story to tell that inspires a teen to think and make wise and good choices in their lives. Titles for this series include: Born Again by Chuck Colson, Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, God's Smuggler (Brother Andrew's story), Hymns and Creeds, Joni (Joni Eareckson Tada), Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, Something Beautiful for God (Mother Teresa), Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis, The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom, The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence, The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. With Great Christian Writers Study Guides, homeschool high school students learn literature themes and character development. They also learn that books can help form their thoughts, plans and character- a wonderful gift for homeschool high schoolers who are preparing to change the world for good.
High School Literature Study Guides for CS Lewis. These inspiring study guides bring the depth and wisdom of writings of C.S. Lewis to homeschool high schoolers. Lewis' novels provide teens with exposure to great literature, and deep theological ideas, as well as powerful inspiration for character development. Homeschool high schoolers can use these guides for The Chronicles of Narnia, The Screwtape Letters and The Space Trilogy. (Or choose a study guide for just one of the books from The Chronicles of Narnia- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Horse and His Boy, The Silver Chair, or the Last Battle. Or, especially for juniors and seniors who desire more challenge try one of the Space Trilogy: Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra or That Hideous Strength- we suggest Out of the Silent Planet.) Plus, parents can download the helpful guide for the grownups Teaching Literature: Beyond Comprehension to SO Much More! (This guide gives insight into the what, why and how of teaching literature for homeschool high school.) High School Literature Study Guides for CS Lewis for high school students to accompany the writings of one of the greatest Christian writers and apologists of all time.
High School World Literature Study Guides. Broaden teens' understanding of the world around them with great literature and learn literature themes, too! Choose from the Full-Year curriculum or individual guides: Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery (a freebie to use with the entire family), Antigone by Sophocles, Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton, Epic of Gilgamesh, Les Miserables by Victor Hugo, The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, The Republic by Plato, The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Uncle Vanya by Anton Checkov and World Poetry Reading and Writing. Like many homeschool high schoolers before them, you teens can enjoy the mix of light-hearted, swashbuckling, heart-rending and challenging stories that will give you and your teens lots of educational and life-changing discussions. Each story is memorable and thought-provoking in its own way. As with all our guides, there is background information on the author and the story. Also included is vocabulary from the story and questions that build homeschool high schoolers' inferential skills. Each guide gives ideas for leveling up to Honors for teens who need more academic rigor for their homeschool transcript. High School World Literature Study Guides bring rich learning and enjoyment to the reading of classics from around the world — with NO busywork!
Middle School Literature Guides. No-busywork, great comprehension-building for middle school readers using classic titles the tweens love. Titles for these guides include: Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry (FREEBIE), Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'brien and Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan. While there's not ONE right way to homeschool middle school, we recommend introducing the concept of literature study guides in middle school but only doing one or two per year. Each study guide includes vocabulary from the book, comprehension questions for each chapter and going deeper questions for more mature students. Younger middle schoolers often benefit from comprehension questions for each chapter because these help build skills to maintain focus on the plot line, keep characters straight in their minds and anticipate possible twists and turns in the story.
Elementary Literature Guides from 7SistersHomeschool add sparkle to your young readers' learning! Two kinds of guides for young readers – ACTIVITY GUIDES for very early readers, and STUDY GUIDES for somewhat more advanced readers…all with no busywork! The Literature Activity Guides are full of fun hands-on learning that build a love of reading for young elementary-aged homeschoolers. Each Activity Guide includes delightful activities such as the Roll'em & Read'em activity sheet. Also included are a specific skill in each guide for Grammar component, Comprehension skills, Story Elements, Phonics, Vocabulary, Comprehension and Research. Titles include: Amazing Grace, Beethoven Lives Upstairs, Corduroy, Curious George, Freckle Juice, Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and so many more! The Study Guides introduce more experienced readers homeschoolers to the concept of "real" literature study guides using books they will love.
By request from a number of homeschooling families, here is curriculum acceptable for states that reimburse. Some states, such as Alaska and California, will reimburse homeschooling families for curriculum that meets certain guidelines. These guidelines often include the requirement that the curriculum should not be of a religious nature. Due to many requests, we have adapted some of our texts, literature and writing guides, so that our homeschooling friends in those states can enjoy 7Sisters' no-busywork, adaptable educational style. It is usually the case that states that reimburse will accept the curriculum in this category. The 7Sisters editors are working diligently to add to this list a number of texts, literature guides and writing guides that will be helpful to our homeschooling friends in these states. Check back with us periodically for updates and feel free to send us requests. We appreciate our many homeschooling families and friends in every American state.
Homeschool Elementary, Homeschool Middle School- the foundational years for a young person's education! So, give your young people enjoyable resources. Elementary Literature Guides add sparkle to your young readers' learning! Our original Joey Monster book series (for readers in or near 3rd grade) has fun with Joey Monster and his friends and family. While the Literature Activity Guides go with books you find in your local library. They are full of fun, hands-on learning that builds a love of reading for young elementary-aged homeschoolers. Middle School Guides deliver enjoyable, no-busywork resources. Each literature study guide includes vocabulary from the book, comprehension questions for each chapter and going deeper questions for more mature students. . 7Sisters middle school writing guides offer a bit of fun and a bit of high-school prep with Fairy Tale Writing and Essay Writing. These guides introduce "real" writing to your homeschool in our user-friendly, no-busywork format. Homeschool Elementary, Homeschool Middle School: have fun with these delightful years and 7Sisters resources.
For homeschooling parents: Transcripts, Homeschool Planning! We have resources to help you create a plan to guide your homeschool and help you reach your goals. Homeschooling: you can do it! Resources include: A Complete List of Elementary Activity Guides, How to Create and Use a Syllabus, Fine Arts Credits for Non-Artsy Teens, Help! We Are Drowning: What to Try When You Are Way Behind, How to Choose High School Curriculum, How to Create High School Transcripts, Scheduling Backwards: Step-by-step to Getting the Calendar Under Control, Self-Paced Course for Parents: Homeschooling High School- You CAN Do It!, Teaching Literature: Beyond Comprehension to SO Much More, Writing Your Homeschool Mission Statement. Worried about how to handle your homeschool high schoolers’ transcripts? Homeschool high school transcripts are important, but don’t worry. We are looking out for you! Homeschool high schoolers and their parents can feel more confident that they are accomplishing all they need for graduation, when they follow the advice in this 75-page guide to creating meaningful transcripts. You can do this! Transcripts, Homeschool Planning.
Self-Paced Online Courses from 7Sisters for homeschooling teens and parents! NOTE: These online courses from 7Sisters must be PURCHASED THROUGH TEACHABLE.COM. You can view descriptions of them here, but they must be purchased through our classroom on Teachable. Then, simply click through to purchase using the link in each course description below. You can take an online course with 7sisters, some courses for teens and some for parents! These courses are self-paced — you show up when it is convenient for you and complete the lessons as quickly or as slowly as you like. The courses are offered on Teachable.com. Video and text in each lesson bring the topic to life. Courses currently available for High Schoolers: Introduction to Psychology from a Christian Perspective Have Fun with One Semester of Shakespeare- Yes, Really! For Parents: Free Mini-Course for Homeschooling Parents: Intimidated by Homeschool High School? 16 Lesson Course for Parents: Homeschool High School: You CAN Do It! Self-Paced Online Courses for more fun in your homeschool!
Co-Ops, Group Classes and Schools for homeschoolers need affordable resources. 7SistersHomeschool has resources and discounts for homeschool groups. We offer a 33% discount off the regular price for ANY 7Sisters title that you choose to teach in a co-op, group or class setting (a few titles are listed here, but almost all of our curricula can be easily adapted for group use). This is to encourage your group to both honor copyright AND make good use of your homeschool dollars. Send an email to email@example.com and briefly tell us about your co-op. Download the freebie suggested syllabi for many of our courses or create your own with our how-to guide. If your group is creating transcripts, you'll find our transcript guide helpful. Also, download some of our popular freebies like Poetry Memorization Videos and National Document Memorization Videos that are popular with co-ops, group classes and schools.
Homeschool Coaching with your 7Sisters is here to help you find homeschool success. Ever feel intimidated or overwhelmed with planning, scheduling, teaching, organizing, grading and recording your homeschool academics and activities? Most of us do at some time or another. Your Sisters care and are willing to help with one-on-one homeschool coaching. Get one-on-one mentoring from a “big sister” homeschooling veteran. Sign up for a coaching session! While you wait, download helpful resources like: Help! We're Drowning! What to Try When You Are Way Behind, How to Choose Curriculum for Homeschool High School and a Self-paced Course for Parents: Homeschool High School- You CAN Do It! If your group is looking for a speaker, download Sabrina and Vicki's media kits.
Spiritual Walk - Devotional Materials from 7SistersHomeschool's include encouraging and empowering materials for parents and homeschool high schoolers. Teens and parents alike appreciate our FREEBIE Apologetics curriculum from Good Answers Ministries- download the entire series! We offer fun, interactive Prayer Journals as well as a prayer journal for people with chronic illnesses. Teens appreciate our Hymns and Creeds Study Guide. Our top freebies include: Genesis 1 Study Guide and Carry Each Other's Burdens (how to help a friend during stressful times). AND there's the encouraging Christmas for REAL People. AND for the youngers: We have a precious FREEBIE study guide for Max Lucado's You Are Special!
Christian Apologetics Free Presentations from Dr. Gerald Culley at Good Answers Ministries. Strengthen your teens' understanding of the faith with these Youtube videos from University of Delaware's Classics Professor Emeritus. The many topics address current issues, archeology and other interesting subjects that capture teens' interest. Start by downloading the Syllabus that will guide you through the many Apologetics presentation downloads. Then download a presentation each week including: Apologetics 101 for starters, Arguing with God, Belshazzar, Bethesda, Blue Stars, Bulla Boys, Dinosaurs, Ezekiel and Tyer, Firm Foundation, Ghosts of Genesis, God vs Dagon, Goliath, Herod and John the Baptist, Hezekiah, Jeremiah and Jericho, Jesus in Capernaum, and many more. Christian Apologetics Free Presentations will impact your teens lives (and yours)!
Freebies for Homeschool are a great place to start and build your homeschool! From curriculum to planning to enrichment, there's a freebie from your Big Sisters. Homeschool FREE resources always fit the budget! Choose from resources to help your teens prepare for life: 52 Favorite Quotes, Career Exploration Questionnaire, Career Exploration in the Bible, Collected Posts on Career Exploration, Expressions Shakespeare Gave Us, Smart Goals Worksheet, Songs to Help Memorize Poetry, Songs to Help Memorize American Documents, Various Suggested Syllabi. For the elementary aged homeschoolers, there's our Elementary Schedule downloadable and our Literature Activity Guide for Max Lucado's You Are Special. For the middle schoolers, there's the Literature Study Guide for Marguerite Henry's Misty of Chincoteague. AND for the whole family, learn together with a family literature study guide for Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables. Of course, we remember homeschool moms! Resources for moms include: Carry Each Other's Burdens, How to Start a Homeschool Support Group, How to Start a Homeschool Co-op, Tips for Grading Writing and Why You Need a Homeschool Support Group. AND don't forget, our entire Apologetics series from Good Answers Ministries is a freebie. Your homeschooling family can benefit from SO many wonderful resources. We offer these freebies for homeschool because we believe in investing in our 7th Sisters and their families. We want to see you all succeed and hopefully, have some fun while you do so!
The Complete 7Sisters Library contains all of our titles, but not arranged in a very user-friendly manner. We just needed to have everything in one place at least once...so here it is! If you are bored, dig through The Complete 7Sisters Library. You might just find something you missed elsewhere. Don't forget that 7Sisters curriculum follows the philosophy of: NO busywork, affordable and level-able, mostly fun etextbooks. Did you catch the "mostly fun" part? While we do not claim to be a barrel of monkeys, our texts are not stuffy and sometimes sprinkle in some humor. This means that homeschool high schoolers (and their parents) usually LIKE what they learn! That is what we want, after all...that even in high school our teens should be fostering a love of learning. This is a gift they can keep all their lives! Our curriculum, while written from a Christian worldview, is never preachy. It is simply graciously informed by the faith. So skim through the list and download some cool stuff!