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Free Homeschool High School Credit Planner - Five J's ...

I made up a spreadsheet to help me plan his four years of high school credits. I'm offering it to my readers as a free download for personal use, in both Open Office and Excel versions. You'll be able to download the spreadsheet planner at the end of this post.

Here's how the homeschool high school credit planner works.

1. Fill out the required high school credits sheet.

On this sheet you'll type...

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Our 4-Year High School Homeschool Curriculum Plan

Electives, 6 credits

TOTAL CREDITS: 26 1/2 -- 28 1/2

One thing that is new for us next year is that Jaden will be taking several courses online through The Potter's School. I think Jaden will greatly benefit from having the outside influence of a non-parental instructor (and I'm expecting I will appreciate it as well). I've heard nothing but good things about The Potter's School, so I'm really...

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Free Online Typing Lessons for Kids - Five J's Homeschool

Filed Under: Homeschooling  · Strategies & Tips · Free Curriculum  · Typing

Online Typing Lessons

My oldest two children used Mavis Beacon's typing course to learn to type a couple of years ago. It was a great program, and both kids can now type very well.

But we just discovered that the Mavis Beacon cd won't work on my youngest daughter's computer . So I did some research to find some...

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Free Homeschool Gradebook & Record-Keeping Spreadsheet

Filed Under: Planning & Organization  · Printables & Downloads · Free Curriculum  · Homeschool Planning

Free Homeschool Gradebook & Record-Keeping Spreadsheet

School started for us this week, and since I'm now homeschooling a high schooler , I've been scrambling all summer to figure out how best to keep track of grades and other important records.

As usual, I looked around the internet, and...

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Online "Accelerated Reader"-type program - Five J's Homeschool

If you desire to encourage reading then this free online Accelerated Reader program may be for you.

When Jaden went to public school, he had the opportunity to participate in the school's Accelerated Reader program. (If you aren't familiar with how AR works, this is a basic run-down: the student reads a book, takes a multiple choice quiz to determine comprehension, and then earns points based on his score. At Jaden's school, kids who earned a certain...

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Homeschool Printables & Downloads - Five J's Homeschool

Gradebook+ is a free gradebook and record-keeping spreadsheet template for homeschool. It was originally created for use with my high school son, but it can be used for any grade level. Gradebook+ is easy-to-use and customizable to fit your own homeschool, and detailed instructions for using the spreadsheet template are included.

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High School Credit Planner Spreadsheet

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Teaching Kids about First Aid - Five J's Homeschool

Filed Under: Life Skills  · Strategies & Tips · Free Curriculum  · Life Skills

Teaching Kids about First Aid

My kids and I are officially beginning our study of first aid this week since our science curriculum for the year is already done. The basic text we're using is a  Community First Aid...

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How to Use a Phone Book - Five J's Homeschool

Filed Under: Life Skills  · Strategies & Tips · Free Curriculum  · Life Skills

How to Use a Phone Book

How many adults have the life skill of using a phone book? Don't we all randomly search at times?

We received a new phone book on our front porch yesterday, so that reminded me of another important "real world" skill that all kids should learn--how to utilize a phone book effectively....

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