Here’s a BIG list of online resources for teaching and learning with some of September themes and special days. (Special Days in September, 2014 https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/08/29/special-days-in-september-2014/) Some of these are resources from past studies and others are links I have bookmarked to investigate as I make our September learning plans. There’s wonderful learning opportunities all month long!
Apples – Nutrition, crafts, Johnny Appleseed (his birthday is the 26th), recipes, experiments and general information http://www.franw.com/2013/11/apple-resources.html
Disaster Preparedness –
- Emergency Preparedness Unit Study http://www.thehomeschoolmom.com/emergency-preparedness-unit-study/
- Emergency and Safety Lesson Plans from FEMA – http://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/34411
- Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Flooding, Earthquakes, Volcanoes … all things weather explained and activities http://www.weatherwizkids.com/
Happy Cat – Domesticated Cats Resource Page http://www.franw.com/2014/08/domesticated-cats-resource-page.html
People Skills –
- Effective Communications Course (for upper elem. – adult) http://www.e-learningforlife.org/Courses/EK-8057/8057start.html
- Nice list of resources for teaching/learning Manners and Etiquette http://howtohomeschoolforfree.com/free-etiquette-manners-curriculum/
- Huge List of Lesson Plans Related to Social Skills – (these are geared towards the middle grades which makes it easy to adapt the lessons for higher or lower levels) http://www.cccoe.net/social/skillslist.htm
Update Your Resume – This link belongs to our resources from Career Week, https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/04/06/what-do-you-want-to-be/
11 – Remembrance Day/Patriot Day https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/09/10/teaching-resources-for-patriot-day/
15 – President William B. Taft born 1857 https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/02/14/resources-for-presidents-day/
19 – Talk Like a Pirate Day – Last year around this time we were finishing up a unit study on pirates. https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/09/19/arrrrgh-pirates/
17 (?????) – Constitution Week – https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/09/17/constitution-week-resources/
22-25 – Homeschool Spirit Week – Always the 4th Week in September. Join homeschoolers from all over the world, to have a blast celebrating homeschool spirit! http://homeschoolspiritweek.com/2014/08/19/homeschool-spirit-week-2014-theme-days-are-here/
22 – Elephant Appreciation Day https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/08/10/elephants/
22- Autumn Equinox – http://www.franw.com/2013/09/fall-equinox.html
Please leave a comment about what “special” themes and days you’ll be learning about in your homeschooling lessons. Share links too, if you have them. And if you have a question, please ask!
Happy September Learning!