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HOME Publications

HOMEschooling in Maine 2020 edition

HOMESchooling in Maine 2019 Edition Now Available for 1/2 Price.

Each issue offers a wide range of articles to encourage and support homeschool families. The magazine also provides information concerning any local and national news items of high priority and interest to homeschoolers. In addition, HOMEschooling in Maine is a great resource to keep as a concrete reminder of those upcoming HOME activities scheduled throughout the year that you won't want to miss!

$10.00

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HOME Beginners' Handbook

 

Revised, expanded and updated with the most current information about getting started in your homeschool journey. This handy reference tool includes articles on homeschooling your special needs or gifted student, homeschooling through high school and so much more.

$10.00

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Preassembled Portfolios

Pre-assembled Portfolio

Included is a 3-inch binder, subject dividers, plastic sheet protectors, all required pages, and simple instructions. As well as additional pages to make it easier to show progress for your younger students.

$25.00

  • 2.75 lb
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NEW! Early Learner Pre-assembled Portfolio

Included is a 3-inch binder, subject dividers, plastic sheet protectors, all required pages, and simple instructions. As well as additional pages to make it easier to show progress for your younger students.

$30.00

  • 2.75 lb
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NEW! Special Needs Pre-assembled Portfolio

Included is a 3-inch binder, subject dividers, plastic sheet protectors, all required pages, and simple instructions. As well as additional pages to make it easier to show progress for your younger students.

$30.00

  • 2.9 lb
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HOME Unit Study Bundles

Unit Study bundles are a great value and include 5 interconnected unit studies. To order individual titles in any of  the bundles, please click on the arrow to choose which titles you would like to purchase. By purchasing the entire bundle you receive 5 unit studies for less than the price of 4.

NEW! 5 Essential Unit Studies

Purchase this bundle and you'll receive five unit studies, which include subjects required by Maine's homeschool statute: Maine Studies EssentialsFine ArtsComputer ProficiencyHealth and Physical Education, and Library Skills.

$30.00

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Exploring Maine with Unit Studies

Purchase this bundle and you'll receive five unit studies:  Maine Studies Essentials, Maine Bicentennial: Celebrating 200 Years of Maine , Joshua Chamberlain and the Civil War, The Province of Maine in the Revolutionary War and Maine Towns Named for Presidents.

**For a description of the individual titles, check out the "HOME Unit Studies" page.

 

$30.00

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NEW! Government and Public Service Bundle

Purchase this bundle and you'll receive five unit studies, which include: American CivicsJunior Legislator KitThe Kennedys Eleanor Roosevelt, and The Character of Giving.

$25.00

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NEW! Early Learner Bundle

Our favorite unit studies for your early learner.

This bundle includes five of our favorite unit studies for your early learner. Purchase this bundle and you'll receive five unit studies, which include subjects required by Maine's homeschool statute: Backyard and Beyond, HOME Grown Gardens, Learning with Legos, Library Skills,  Integrating Nature Study and Journaling.

$25.00

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Natural History Unit Study Bundle

Purchase this bundle and you'll receive five unit studies:  Nature Study and Journaling, Backyard & Beyond, Natural History at a Museum Near You, HOME Grown Gardensand Sled Dogs.

 

**For a description of the individual titles check out the "HOME Unit Studies" page.

$25.00

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Maine Agriculture Unit Study Bundle

Purchase this bundle and you'll receive five unit studies: Apples, Farming, The Maine Potato, Harvest the Sea and Pancakes: A Unit Study on Blueberries and Maple Syrup. 

 

**For a description of the individual titles check out the "HOME Unit Studies" page.

 

$25.00

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Maine Coast Unit Study Bundle

Purchase this bundle and you'll receive five unit studies: Forts of Maine, Lighthouses of Maine, Maine Sea Birds: Past and Present, Maine's Rocky Coast and Sea Glass

 

**For a description of the individual titles check out the "HOME Unit Studies" page.

 

$25.00

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Social Studies Unit Study Bundle

To order individual titles in this bundle, please click on the arrow to choose which titles you would like to purchase. By purchasing the entire bundle you receive 5 unit studies for less than the price of 4.

 

Purchase this bundle and you'll receive five unit studies:  Alexander Graham Bell and the History of the Telephone, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, Lowell Mills & Industrialization, Family Tree, and Slavery and the Underground Railroad.

 

**For a description of the individual titles check out the "HOME Unit Studies" page.

 

$25.00

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NEW Unit Studies

NEW! American Civics

In this study, students will begin to explore their duties as American citizens. A variety of aspects of citizenship will be explored. 

 

$10.00

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NEW! Maine Native Studies

In this study, students will begin to study the lives of Maine’s indigenous culture.  A more in-depth study is encouraged and can be done using the curriculum The Wabanaki of Maine & the Maritime.  This study is meant to set them on a course of asking questions, questioning history as it has been presented, seeing things from a different perspective, and considering the impact Europeans had on the indigenous people of Maine.

 

$8.00

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Lost on a Mountain in Maine

This unit accompanies the book of the same title.  Most school children in Maine at some point encounter the story of Donn Fendler and the nine days he spent lost on Mount Katahdin.  This unit suggests many activities across the required subject areas of homeschooling.  It’s a great way to draw many lessons from a single story.

$8.00

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Rascal

NEW! Learning with Movies and Literature Series:

In this study, your student will use the movie Rascal as the springboard for integrated curriculum learning. They will explore the movie, the book, the author and the topic of raccoons.

$8.00

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Sign of the Beaver

NEW! Learning with Movies and Literature Series:

This study looks at Maine’s history during the early years of European settlement through the book Sign of the Beaver, by Elizabeth George Spear and its accompanying movie, sometimes titled Keeping the Promise.  

 

$8.00

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Complete set of HOME Unit Studies and bundles

Each Volume includes 2 bundles as well as a few miscellaneous titles. All three CD's together includes all 41 of HOME's currently available unit studies.

$35.00

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Addtional HOME Unit Studies

Titles With a Focus on Travel

These unit studies are all sold separately, not in bundles. Choose the titles you want to purchase by clicking on the down arrow below. Studies that fall in this category include Tour the World in Maine, Trains, and Watercrafts: A History from Canoes to the Iron Ships in Maine.

 

**For a description of the individual titles check out the "HOME Unit Studies" page.

$8.00

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Titles With a Focus on History

These unit studies are all sold separately, not in bundles. Choose the titles you want to purchase by clicking on the down arrow below. Studies that fall in this category include

Lillian Nordica, Eleanor Roosevelt, and The Kennedys.

 

**For a description of the individual titles check out the "HOME Unit Studies" page.

$8.00

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The Character of Giving

In this study, you will learn more about people throughout history whose giving has changed the world for the better.  You will also create your own plan for giving that will have an impact on the community in which you live.

$8.00

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Learning With Legos

This guide will show you how each required subject area (and some that aren’t) can be covered using LEGO blocks and mini-figures.  It will help you document, what might seem like play, as learning for your child’s portfolio.  This is intended as a spring board to inspire you and your child.  It should not be strictly adhered to or seen as complete and comprehensive. Most of all, it should not look or feel like school.  

$8.00

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Chocolate and St. Valentine

As an introduction to this specific study, please consider that in our modern society, St. Valentine’s Day and chocolate seem to go hand in hand.  That has not always been the case.  This unit study looks at the legend of St. Valentine the man, and brings into question what our modern celebration has to do with his life, if anything, and why chocolate and St. Valentine are so closely linked.  

$8.00

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