Archives for March 2016

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Substitute Teachers – In Your Homeschool?!?

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There have been times during the past 13 years of homeschooling that I have needed to take a day off for a doctor or some other appointment. My kids are old enough now that they can be given their assignments for the day and they will be fine. But when they were little, they needed a substitute teacher. Usually my husband filled this role, and over time, I came to realize that it was a good thing for them to have someone different teaching them occasionally. Here’s why. [Read more…]

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Metric System Lapbook

Homeschool Helper Online's Free Metric System Lapbook

In this free Metric System Lapbook, learn about the metric system prefixes, commonly used units, how the metric system compares to the English system, the history of the metric system, and more.  You might also like our free Metric Conversions Worksheet and our free Metric System Notebooking Page.

Activities:
Units Index Card Book – List what each of the units measure and some items you might measure with them.
Prefixes Meet in the Middle Book – List each of the metric prefixes and fill in the squares with zeros to represent the value of each prefix.
Metric System History Booklet – Write about the history of measurement, who invented the metric system, and where it is currently used.
Comparison to English Measures Book – Learn which English measurements compare to Metric measurements.
Big and Little Flap Book – Expand your knowledge beyond the common metric prefixes to include some of the really big and really little prefixes. Inside each flap, write the prefix for the number given.

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Metric Conversions Worksheet

Metric System WorksheetUse this free Measurement Worksheet to help your student learn how to convert metric system measurements.

This worksheet provides a stair-stepped chart for the students to fill in the blanks with the missing prefixes and multipliers.  They will also convert numbers from one unit to another in meters, grams, and liters.

You might also like our free Metric System Lapbook and our free Metric System Notebooking Page.

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Measurement Worksheet

Measurement WorksheetUse this free Measurement Worksheet to help your student learn how to measure in inches and centimeters.  Students will measure common household items in both inches and centimeters to practice their measuring skills.

While you are studying measurements, you might also like to use this free metric conversion worksheet and metric system lap book.

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