Whether you are looking for fun summer learning that doesn’t feel like school or you have a high schooler who wants to take some extra classes in preparation for college, we have a library of summer resources for you!
Summer Fun Learning
- Try one of our many Art courses and learn new skills.
- Put on a summer play with our Drama and Speech classes like How to Write and Produce a Play, Simply Shakespeare, or In the Limelight.
- Learn a new skill like Keyboarding or Web Game Design with our Computer and Technology classes.
- Enjoy one of our many Electives courses such as Filmmaking, Hands-On Architecture, Heritage Crafts, Introduction to Graphic Design, Photography, or Whole Foods Cooking with Sue Gregg.
- Try a new language with one of our Foreign Language classes like Hands-On Hebrew.
- Work some history into your day with any of our History classes such as the American Revolution, Bold Explorers, Checks and Balances, Learning Across the USA, People and Places of WWII, Wonders of the World, or Writing On This Day in History.
- Our Language Arts classes have numerous ways to make summer learning fun. Check out our thematic Monthly Reading Lists, add hands-on activities to books with Adventures in Books or Literature Kits. Enjoy creative writing prompts such as Daily Writing or Sparking the Noggin. Try bite-sized units on dozens of topics with Lapbookingand Ditch the Desk. Keep your language arts and logic skills sharp with Daily Puzzlers. Or take your writing in a new direction with Adventures in Writing, Writing Advertising Copy, or Writing: Compare and Contrast.
- Take some time to brush up on Math skills with Daily Math, a Decimal Workshop, Fraction Workshop, Multiplication Workshop, Multiplication & Division Workshop, and a Whole Number Place Value Workshop.
- Learn a new musical talent with our Introduction to Guitar and Beginning Violin lessons.
- Find new ways to improve your family’s health with one of our Health & Fitness courses such as Family Nutritionor Nourishing Nuggets.
- Have some fun with Science with classes such as Bug Science, Creation Club Science, Daily Discoveries, Dinosaurs and the Bible, and Nature/Outdoors.
- Enjoying Summer Reading with Struggling Readers – Part One: Struggling readers will learn how to read their favorite books on their own . . . and enjoy it. By following a four-step method, students will increase their fluency and comprehension.
- Enjoying Summer Reading with Struggling Readers – Timed Rapid Reading: Through selections of 50- to 100-word excerpts, students will increase their reading speed. Reading speed charts and guidelines are provided.
- Enjoying Summer Reading with Struggling Readers – Reading in Phrases: Students will improve their reading fluency by learning to read in phrases, as opposed to word by word. Through various excerpts, students will learn to read and comprehend through phrase-cued reading and reading with expression.
- And don’t forget all the learning fun in our Unit Studies and More section!
- Classical Writing: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day
- Monthly Reading List: Summer Fun!
- Lapbooking: Summer Safety
Intensive Classes for High Schoolers
If you have a high schooler who wants to go in depth with their learning this summer, try these shorter intensive classes designed just for them! Don’t miss the variety of high school classes we have for your students.
- Literature classes like Christian Values in J.R.R. Tolkien and Great Books, Part One
- Social Studies such as The Constitution and Bill of Rights
- And don’t forget our college help resources such as Writing the College Admission Essay, SAT-Math Test Prep, Money 101, College Choice Guidance, and Career Exploration.
- We have a wide assortment of classes for parents to enjoy over the summer, too! You can explore classes designed to help you grow in homeschool confidence, be consistent in your parenting, teach a subject like elementary math, and much more!
- And just for added fun – check out these Summer Chore Charts!
Check out these fun summer e-books from The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine!
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