Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Download & Go Series: Whale Tales and Contest
Title: Download & Go Series: Whale Tales
Author: Amanda Bennett
Publisher: 2010 Old Schoolhouse
Download & Go Series: Whale Tales is a 83 page lesson plan that encompasses all aspects of learning about the giant animals—Whales. This lesson plan includes:
Introduction to Lapbooking
Day 1—What is a Whale?
Day 2—Getting to Know Whales
Day 3—Where are the Whales?
Day 4—The Science of Whales
Fun Family Ideas
This series is a full color, one-week in length comprehensive teaching tool that requires absolutely no preparation. There are a few inexpensive supplies needed for completion of this program, such as a file folder, glue stick, scissors (or safety scissors, depending on child’s age), brass brads, and either crayons or markers.
In Whale Tales children will investigate whales and learn about what they eat, what sounds it makes, where it lives, what the Bible says about Whales (including the story of Jonah), the anatomy of whales, the different kinds of whales, the history of whales, and in addition the geography of oceans.
This Series is designed to teach unit studies to all ages of children. The ones I used it on were age eight and age five. I didn’t have any problem making the subject matter adaptable for the five year old, while allowing my eight year old to use the pages I printed. I did make additional photocopies of some of the pages so both girls could use them. An answer key is included, as well as web sites you can visit for more information.
If you are looking for an easy, colorful, relatively cheap answer for unit studies about whales then Download & Go series Whale Tales is something to consider. Available at: www.downloadngo.com/WhaleTales.
They are having huge anniversary sale (Great for those of you looking ahead to fall!)
The Old Schoolhouse Magazine and Amanda Bennett Unit Studies have teamed up to celebrate the successful launch of Download N Go™ with a Sweet Treat Prize Package in The Adventure Begins ... Giveaway!
They're offering one lucky winner the SWEET chance to go EXPLORING this FALL!
The entire FALL curriculum lineup of Download N Go™ (Wow! That's 19 studies!).
A $25 gift certificate to Baskin-Robbins (yummy ice cream).
A $25 gift certificate to Amazon.com (for those back-to-school supplies).
A $15 gift certificate to Starbucks Coffee (a special treat just for the teacher).
A full year's subscription to The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine (encouragement and resources all year long).
A "sweet" blue and brown Homeschooling With Heart tote bag (THE must-have accessory for FALL!).
For more information just click on the icon above! Contest will run May 24 and through June 12
There is also a blog tour for the Download N Go Studies - you can follow the reviews here!
DNG has decided to offer a coupon code for 20% off multiple packs of the DNG units! Wow - 20%. Please share this in your DNG blog post/review! Both you and your readers are eligible to use the coupon code!
The code is: DNG20PKS - just use that code at check out and receive 20% off any multiple pack purchase!
About Download N Go™
Download N Go™ studies are the next generation of exciting learning products, where unit studies merge with lapbooks in a fun and easy to use curriculum product. Written by Amanda Bennett and The Old Schoolhouse, Download N Go has a growing following!
Seattle, WA - 5/28/2010 - Download N Go™ studies are daily lessons and lapbook instructions woven together with eye-pleasing pages and interactivity based on exciting themes-ready for immediate use. You can try them out for 20% off (use the coupon code I mentioned above) just in time for your fall lesson plan!
Expand your family's homeschool horizons--add Download N Go™ to your homeschool! All the research is done for you; just dig right in and start learning!
There are no expensive resources required; these units are complete and very affordable.
Download N Go™ studies are a new kind of learning experience! Exactly what will you find in each weekly study?
· Lapbooking activities.
As the student works through the week, he/she is creating a lapbook-a finished capsule of learning.
· Daily lessons.
Each study is one week in length, having five daily lessons with lapbook components for each day. Simple to use, step by step, but complete in content!
· Eye-pleasing pages of integrated, reusable studies.
Studies include history, geography, reading, science, spelling, vocabulary, writing, art, and more in reusable units, printable as needed-use them for your first child now, your second child in two years, and your third in six! Nothing is consumed.
· Resource list for optional further study.
These studies each have a great list of books that you can use to enrich your learning, but they are not required. This study is complete on its own. If desired, find books easily at your local library using the title and ISBN information for suggested optional resources.
· Interactivity built in with hyperlinks embedded right in the study.
All the research and preparation have been done! Enjoy a variety of multimedia selections, such as video clips and animations, plus educational and craft sites. You'd spend all week searching if you had to find all these great links yourself!
· Exciting themes.
Units are theme-based and full of exciting discoveries and motivation to develop lifelong learners. Your students will look forward to the next day's investigation! Designed to allow you to work them into your schedule (holidays are planned a few weeks ahead), plan to do them a few weeks after receiving them, or a few months-it's up to you!
· Ready to download for immediate use.
Download instantly! A few inexpensive materials are needed for the lapbook, consisting of basic art and school supplies you probably already have on hand such as a simple file folder, a glue stick, safety scissors, brass brads, and crayons or markers. That's it-simple, effective, and what a way to learn! The learning process is on GO from that point on-let the fun begin!
Are you planning for fall? Consider these options ...
Studying animals? Check out the animals in Expedition Australia, Dolphin Days, and Whale Tales.
Add hands-on history fun with Amelia Earhart, Davy Crockett, and Ben Franklin.
Travel farther in geography with Expedition Mexico, Expedition China, Expedition Ireland, and Expedition Australia!
There are many more possibilities!
Whether your schooling approach is unit studies, textbook, relaxed, or a mix of different styles, enriching your child's learning is easy with Download N Go™. Print your copy of the handy checklist and start adding learning, fun, and adventure today!
Remember, the more units your purchase, the bigger the savings. (and don't forget to use the coupon code mentioned above!)
The Pick Your Own Four bundle is a good deal.
The 19-week option is a better deal. But the most savings are enjoyed when you purchase the 38-week option!
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