Monday, July 19, 2010

Does your family need to get away this summer? Then come, “Travel the World,” as project manager Laura Clark and The Old Schoolhouse Magazine take you on a journey to the seven continents.

Take several days to several weeks and learn about latitude and longitude, other map features and individual studies of each of the seven continents. There are also several pages dedicated to copywork, both manuscript and cursive.

Young children will enjoy the word scramble, crossword puzzle and rebus puzzle, before they begin their lapbooks. There are coloring pages of several continents that can also be added to the lapbook.

This unit also has a high school expansion section with geography - how it relates to literature, history and your own business. At the end is a fun word search.

The Internet is an integral part of this unit study with links to many different information sites and game sites. If you want speed, you may want to use high speed Internet, not dial-up.

What I Liked: My favorite section of this unit study was the song, God has the Whole World in His hands- Continents, which was sung to the tune of He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands. This was an excellent way for B (age 6) and C (age 4) to review the names of the seven continents.

I also liked the fill-in-the-blanks, word scramble and other activities at the end of the information about the continents.

The kids and I decided to do the lapbook together this time and we had a fun time picking the information we would include in our small travel book about Scotland and our matchbooks of the continents.

What I Disliked: I am in an area of the country where the only easy Internet access is with dial-up and a 13-year-old computer. This unit had a lot of links to different websites and it took a long time to get to each site. Some sites also did not lead to areas I thought could be useful.
What B Liked and Disliked: I liked everything except where it said South America was both the third and fourth largest continent.

What C Liked and Disliked: C liked the latitude and longitude game.
Age Appeal: Grades K-12th

Vendor Information: The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, LLC, 2010, e-book, $7.95

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Disclosure Statement: I have received this product free of charge for review purposes.


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  2. Great review, Rani. I liked the way you had likes and dislikes for both of your children. It sounds like you had a lot of fun with this product. Good job!

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