Sharla Orren

Lesson Designer

Sharla Orren has a BA in Sociology from Henderson State University. She loves homeschooling her two boys, ages 9 and 5. Her husband is the Youth and Family Minister at their church. She currently has her own blog,, in which she writes about homeschooling, natural living, homemaking, and time management. She also serves as a storm spotter and data collector for The National Weather Service. note: External links may be automatically included within third party websites; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by nor by the lesson designer of any products, services, or opinions of the corporation, organization, or individual. Parents may wish to preview all links because third-party websites include ads that may change over time.

Courses Co-authored by Sharla

Simply Shakespeare: See your students study and perform the plays of Shakespeare in your own home with help from The Simply Shakespeare class offered through exposes students to the background of the plays of Shakespeare and uses discussion prompts to help them understand the characters, motives, etc. There are also in-depth discussion questions to help students look at the plays of Shakespeare from a Biblical point of view and a behind-the-scenes look at the vocabulary used in the plays of Shakespeare.

Let This Day in History lead you on an exploration of important events from ancient history through today with timeline figures, living book lists, short fiction, discussion questions, hands-on activities, and upper grade options.