8th Grade Christian Homeschool Curriculum Recommendations

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Algebra <1/2>, Revised Home Kit

Saxon Algebra 1/2, Revised Home Kit

Algebra 1/2 Home Study Kit includes hardcover student text, softcover answer keys and softcover test booklet. For step by Step solutions to the problem sets. Third edition, containing 123 lessons plus appendix and glossary.

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 more information about Saxon Teacher for Algebra .5, Third Edition on CD-ROM

Saxon Teacher for Algebra .5, Third Edition on CD-ROM

Help your students transition to pre-algebraic topics such as fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, unit conversions, and graphing; and provides introductions to geometry and discrete mathematics with Saxon Algebra =! Comprehensive lesson instructions feature complete solutions to every practice problem, problem set, and test problem with step-by-step explanations and helpful hints. These user-friendly CD-ROMs contain hundreds of hours of instruction, allowing students to see and hear actual textbook problems being worked on a computer whiteboard. A slider button allows students to skip problems they don't need help on, or rewind, pause, or fast-forward to get to the sections they'd like to access. Problem set questions can be watched individually after the being worked by the student; the practice set is one continuous video that allows for easy solution review. For use with the 3rd Edition. Four Lesson CDs and 1 Test Solutions CD is included.

System Requirements:

Windows:

  • 98, 2000, ME, XP, 7, or Vista with latest updates
  • 450 MHz or faster
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 8x CD-ROM Drive
  • 800 x 600 display

    Macintosh:

  • 10.2 or up
  • G3, 500 MHz or faster
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 8x CD-ROM Drive
  • 800 x 600 display
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    Saxon Algebra , Third Edition, Solutions Manual

    Saxon Algebra ½, Third Edition, Solutions Manual

    Solutions Manual for Algebra 1/2. Includes step-by-step solutions to the problem sets.

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    Illustrated Dictionary of Math - Internet Referenced

    Everyone studying math needs this book, and it is an essential study guide when preparing for exams. Over 500 definitions of all the key terms and concepts. More than 300 useful illustrations and diagrams. Over 100 worked examples. Comprehensive cross-referencing and detailed index. Internet links to recommended websites

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     Easy Grammar Plus

    Easy Grammar Plus Teacher's Text

    Students learn grammar faster and easier when they're actually writing and editing texts; this hands-on approach to grammar is just one of the reasons why Easy Grammar is so successful. Utilizing the prepositional approach, students memorize prepositions to then eliminate from sentences, making finding the noun and verb much easier. Concepts are reviewed and introduced throughout the school year; this, accompanied with reviews helps to ensure engaged, mastery learning for all students. Tests included. 655 pages, softcover.

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     Easy Grammar Plus Workbook

    Easy Grammar Plus Student Workbook

    Great for saving time with homeschool co-ops or regular classrooms, Easy Grammar Student Workbooks contain the student workbook pages found within the Easy Grammar Plus Text. Pages are perforated for easy removal. 328 pages, indexed, softcover. Workbooks are not reproducible.

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     Easy Grammar Plus Test Book

    Easy Grammar Plus Test Book

    This Easy Grammar Plus Student Test Booklet accompanies the Easy Grammar Plus 2007 Student Workbook. It contains tests with a variety of multiple choice, matching, writing exercises and other types of questions. Pages are perforated for easy removal; answers not included. 48 pages, softcover. Tests are non-reproducible.

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     Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Grade 8, Activity Gray

    Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Grade 8, Activity Gray

    The LLAL Student Activity Book contains student instructions for independent work, enrichment exercises such as word puzzles, analogies, logic/reasoning activities and more that are only found in the Student Activity Book. (Answers found in Teacher's Book.)

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     Learning Language Arts Through Literature Grade 8, Teacher Gray

    Learning Language Arts Through Literature Grade 8, Teacher Gray

    This teacher's guide contains all the lessons, assessment tests and review questions for the Gray series; Book studies focus on four classics; dictation lessons teach advanced grammar, writing skills, composition and more; writing units provide your students with a strong vocabulary, context clues and word parts and assessments and reviews provide evaluation of progress and determination for letter grades. 231 pages with index and glossary; softcover.

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     Building Spelling Skills Book 8, 2nd Ed.

    Building Spelling Skills Book 8, 2nd Ed.

    Christian values, uplifting quotes, and reminders to pray for help or thankfulness are noteworthy elements of this spelling workbook. This upper-level workbook covers words from different languages, including words from Celtic languages, Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Anglo-Saxon, French, Italian, Spanish, Latin, Greek, and more.

    Vocabulary-building is emphasized through contextual exercises as well as a lesson dealing with how living languages work. Word-bank, crossword, fill-in-the-blank, writing, editing, and other exercises are included, helping students gain familiarity word roots. Test sheets are included at the back of the book. This second edition features updated fonts and other minor aesthetic changes; two-tone pages don't distract from the content. 121 pages, softcover. 8th Grade. 2nd Edition.

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     more information about Building Spelling Skills, Book 8 Answer Key, 2nd Ed.

    Building Spelling Skills, Book 8 Answer Key, 2nd Ed.

    This answer key accompanies the sold-separately Building Spelling Skills Book 8, 2nd Edition. Line-listed answers are arranged by unit and lesson, with page numbers referenced. Stapled binding.

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    Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book B (Grade 8)

    Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book B (Grade 8)

    Vocabulary from Classical Roots teaches junior and senior high school students words derived from the most important Greek and Latin roots. Each lesson introduces up to fifteen words derived from two or more classical roots. A dictionary-like format provides all the necessary information, including related forms of the word and sentences illustrating each word's correct usage.
    Challenging exercises help students master the vocabulary they need to read works of literature and prepare for SATs. Exercises based on synonyms, antonyms, analogies, contextual vocabulary and sentence completions not only test students' mastery of definitions but also develop their familiarity with the format of comparable items. Grade 8, 105 pages, softcover

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    Vocabulary from Classical Roots, Book B, Teacher's Guide and  Answer Key

    Vocabulary from Classical Roots, Book B, Teacher's Guide and Answer Key

    The new and expanded Teacher's Guide and Answer Key provides scaffolding for individual learning needs and helps students access prior knowledge and make connections to new learning. It also offers a variety of activities that can be adapted for whole-class, small group, or independent learning situations. This book presents teachers with a practical and effective method for teaching vocabulary through classical roots, even when that background is not part of the teacher's own experience.

    Features:

    • Lesson-by-lesson support for group instruction and discussion
    • Strategies for making connections between roots, familiar words, and key works
    • Blackline masters to reinforce key words from each lesson
    • Additional review activities
    • Vocabulary games and word-learning strategies
    • Glossary of literary and historical references
    • Answer key
    Softcover, 110 pages. Grade 8.

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     Vocabulary from Classical Roots Blackline Master Test: Book B

    Vocabulary from Classical Roots Blackline Master Test: Book B

    This test book accompanies Vocabulary From Classical Roots Book B. Each test covers two chapters and is in multiple-choice form. Students will asked to choose the best word to complete a sentence, finish analogies and determine vocabulary definitions. Answers are included. 35 reproducible pages, softcover.

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     Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book B Answer Key Only

    Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book B Answer Key Only

    This is the answer key for Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book B. Answers are organized by lesson, with the correct answer listed next to the problem number. 8 pages, paperback.

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    Giggles in the Middle: Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle for Middle School

    Giggles in the Middle gives middle-school teachers the perfect alternative to boring grammar books and dry lectures. With this flexible, proven approach to teaching grammar, usage, and mechanics (GUM) skills and vocabulary, everyone has fun while they learn skills in context.

    You'll find:
    - One continuous story, "The Bizarre Mystery of Horribly Hard Middle School," divided into three parts, each with enough sentences for an entire school year.
    - Classroom-tested writing assignment suggestions, mini-lessons, and teaching tips.
    - "Almost midterm" and final exam tests for each grade, with teacher keys.
    - Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.
    - Complete vocabulary lists for words used in each part of the story.
    - For easy reference and duplication, a CD with the Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Guide; the complete, uninterrupted story in narrative form; the midterm and final exam tests; and the Caught'ya sentences. (Note: While this curriculum is from a public school perspective, I do like the writing concepts taught in this book. Sherri Jones HSAdvisor.com)

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    Exploration Education Intermediate Level-Advanced

    The advanced version builds on the foundation of the standard version, expanding it by adding 72 lessons and 3 additional projects. This course establishes a strong understanding of physical science. It introduces the students to the foundational concepts of high school physics including how to follow an accurate lab write-up.

    36 chapters 180 lessons
    144 Experiments/Activities
    10 Projects

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    Illustrated Dictionary of Science

    This great study aid has topics arranged thematically so that words are explained in context, with a fully integrated system of cross-referencing plus a comprehensive index.

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     Drive Thru History, Volumes 1-4  -     
        By: Jim Fitzgerald, Dave Stotts

    Drive Thru History, Volumes 1-4

    Ancient history has come to life with this innovative and fresh approach to the ancient past. Take a virtual tour of Greece, Rome, Turkey and other historical 'hot-spots' with your tour guide/host Dave Stotts. Visit the Acropolis, the Coliseum, Smyrna and Sardis and a secret, underground cave as you witness historical and biblical events first hand--meeting some famous folks along the way! Each DVD is approximately 100 minutes. Ages 12 & up.

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    Geography Challenge! Second Edition

    Geography Challenge! Second Edition

    Get ready to play Jeopardy! Armed with Kellogg's wealth of updated clues, you supply the answers ("The largest island in Europe"); your preteen and teen-aged students fill in the questions ("What is Great Britain?"); and everyone learns essential facts about the physical, political, and economic geography of 11 different world regions. Five difficulty levels. Includes answer key. 120 reproducible pages, softcover from Walch.

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    Internet-Linked Reference Collection

    This collection contains the following titles: Encyclopedia of World History (B/U) (P), Encyclopedia of World Geography (P) and Science Encyclopedia (P).

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     Lifepac Bible, Grade 8, Complete Set

    Lifepac Bible, Grade 8, Complete Set

    The LIFEPAC Bible complete set contains all 10 student workbooks for a full year of study plus the comprehensive Teacher's Guide.

    Topics covered include:

    • Prayer
    • Sin and Salvation
    • Attributes of God
    • Early Church Leaders
    • Early Church History
    • The Early Churches
    • The Book of Proverbs
    • Today's Problems
    • Understanding Parents
    • Walking With God

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    The Homeschooler's Journal

    Designed by a homeschooling family, this indispensable journal features a daily (Sunday through Saturday) subject log for over 200 days; field trip logs; check-off list for yearly requirements; calendars; semester objectives/resources pages; and more---plus a jelly-proof plastic cover to keep it safe on kitchen tables! For use with a unit-study curriculum or structured text method. 110 pages, spiralbound softcover from Ferg N' Us.

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