Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #109

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Happy New Year and welcome back to our Finishing Strong link up. If you are homeschooling middle school or high school, this is the place to be. You can find us here on Wednesdays along with our friends –  Heather from Blog She Wrote, Eva from EvaVarga, and Heidi from Starts at Eight. This post contains affiliate links. Are […]

20 Simple Table Manners All Middle Schoolers Should Know (and Use)

20 Simple Table Manners All Middle Schoolers Should Know (and Use)

Etiquette is one of the important life skills we are regularly working on with our kids. In fact, table manners are some of earliest etiquette skills we teach our kids. However, once they are in middle school, it’s definitely time to move beyond the basics. Remember though, keep it simple. It’s important for older kids to understand that […]

Changes To Make When You Start Homeschooling Middle School

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When my oldest was in 4th/5th grade, I started to stress about the changes that were coming to our home school. I wasn’t ready to homeschool middle school and it was coming fast. I was convinced I was going to have to change the way we did everything once 6th grade started. I even considered putting the girls […]

5 Enchanting Books That Captivated Us in Middle School

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This is our 12th (and final) book list for our middle school reading adventure. I have loved sharing all of these wonderful titles with you over the year. Our category for this month is books that your parents loved in middle school. What a fun list to put together! We all have those books that we […]

5 Mysteries that will Captivate Middle School Sleuths

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Who doesn’t love a good mystery? It’s so easy to get sucked in to a story when you’re desperately trying to figure out what will happen next. Mystery books are exciting because the author takes you on a journey, full of twists and turns, that you never see coming. This month, as part of our […]

5 Amazing Books for Older Kids Who Love Animals

5 Amazing Books for Older Kids Who Love Animals

  This month, as part of our Reading Adventure, my girls are reading books that are all about animals. While some are works of fiction and others are true stories, they all have one thing in common – some pretty amazing creatures.   This post contains affiliate links. Books for Tween and Teen Animal Lovers Giant George: […]

5 Powerful Historical Fiction Novels for Middle School Students

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This month, for our Reading Adventure, my middle and high schooler are reading some powerful historical fiction novels. Another box filled in on our Reading Adventure Checklist! I learned years ago that adding quality historical fiction stories to our lessons made the subject come alive for the girls in a way that standard curriculum books didn’t. […]

Focus on American Pioneers with These Clever Hands-On Activities

If your middle school student is currently learning about the American Pioneers, make sure to add some of these interactive history activities into your lesson plans. Hands-on history projects for tweens/teens.

When it comes to studying history, there is no better way to make it come to life for kids than to add in hands-on history activities, no matter what time period you’re studying. If you’re currently learning about the American Pioneers, make sure to add some of these interactive ideas into your lesson plans.   This post […]

Experience Ancient History With These Hands-On Activities

Instead of just reading about ancient history, let your middle school students interact with these past civilizations through fun and challenging hands-on activities. They’ll not only learn more, but they’ll find the subject of history much less boring. Teen history projects. Ancient Egypt activities, Ancient Greece projects, Ancient Rome ideas.

Ancient history is a fascinating time period to study. Pharaohs, mind-blowing architecture, mythology, language, warriors, breathtaking art, etc. Instead of just reading about these past civilizations, let your tweens/teens interact with history through hands-on activities. They’ll not only learn more, but they’ll find the subject of history much less boring. Plus, through some of these […]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #107

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We’re thrilled you’re joining us for another week of Finishing Strong. This link up for families homeschooling middle and high school kids is hosted by us along with our friends –  Heather from Blog She Wrote, Eva from EvaVarga, and Heidi from Starts at Eight. This post contains affiliate links. This is the final month of our year-long Middle School […]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #108

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Thank you for joining us here at Finishing Strong. I am so thankful that you spend some of your time each week with us. It’s been a wonderful year and I’m forever grateful for the amazing posts that were shared here every Wednesday. They have taught me things, made me think, and encouraged me. One of […]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #100!!

Finishing Strong - Homeschooling Middle & High School #100!!

Welcome to Finishing Strong. If you’ve new here, we’re glad you found us! Every Wednesday, families who are homeschooling middle and high schoolers join us here at Finishing Strong. That’s because this is where those of us who write about homeschooling older kids share all kinds of helpful tips, encouraging words, wisdom we’ve gained, and all […]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #99

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Finishing Strong is where all families who are homeschooling middle & high school kids join together and share tips, encouragement, advice, and more with each other. We know first hand that it can be stressful homeschooling teens, making a community like this, crucial. It is brought to you each Wednesday by the ladies at Blog She Wrote, Education […]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #103

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Finishing Strong is a weekly link up for those who are schooling tweens and teens at home. We host it along with Heather from Blog She Wrote, Eva from EvaVarga, and Heidi from Starts at Eight. This post contains affiliate links.   Did you get a chance to read these posts from last week?   1. College prep 101: Learn […]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #102

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Welcome to Finishing Strong. Every Wednesday we host this link up along with Heather from Blog She Wrote, Eva from EvaVarga, and Heidi from Starts at Eight. Finishing Strong is all about homeschooling during the middle & high school years. This post contains affiliate links. Thank you to everyone who entered our recent giveaway celebrating our 100th link up. […]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #98

Finishing Strong - Homeschooling Middle & High School #98

I LOVE homeschooling middle and high school! I know many homeschooling families fear teaching their older kids at home, but personally, for me, it’s been incredibly fun. Sure, it comes with its own unique challenges, and that’s why we’re here every Wednesday. To give everyone the support they need to finish their homeschooling journey strong. This post contains […]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #101

Finishing Strong - Homeschooling Middle & High School #101

I’m so glad you’re visiting our link-up. Finishing Strong is dedicated to families homeschooling middle & high school kids. Each Wednesday, we all come together to share our best tips, encouragement, and advice for teaching older kids at home. It is hosted by us here at Education Possible, along with our friends – Heather from Blog She Wrote, Eva […]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #106

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It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for another week of Finishing Strong. This is where families who are homeschooling middle & high school join together. We host it along with our friends –  Heather from Blog She Wrote, Eva from EvaVarga, and Heidi from Starts at Eight. This post contains affiliate links. I hope you had a wonderful […]