Land Homes/Robin (bird), Woodlands/chipmunk, Grasslands/Monarch Butterfly, Shrub Lands/Jackrabbit, Dry Lands/Lizard, Mountains/Mountain Goat, Lowlands/CrocodilePonds and Rivers (freshwater)
Water Homes/Beaver, Shallow Water/Frog, Deep Water/Fish, Flowing Water/Turtle, Stream to River to Ocean/Salmon, Ocean to River to Stream/EelOceans (saltwater)
Ocean Homes/Sponges, Muddy Tidelands/Great Blue Heron, Sandy Tidelands/Hermit Crab, Rocky Tidelands/Sea Star, Shelves/Shark, Outer Shelves/Octopus, Sunlit Open Water/Dolphin, Deep Open Ocean/Angler FishArt Elements and Principles
At the end of each unit, several pages focus on a specific art element or principle. In Book 6 they are:
- The horizon line on land
- The line under water
- The artist’s position affects the line
Sample LessonsLessons are displayed on our home page.
Swan and Heron Lessons (pdf, 373k) with a list of the books.
Four short sentences (manuscript style) are shown for copy work. The writing practice should be adjusted to fit the child’s abilities and needs. In addition, any handwriting style may be practiced The following is from a Book 6 lesson:
Water on land flows downhill.
It flows in streams or rivers.
Water rushes over steep land.
It moves slowly on flat land.
- 64 pages, printed on quality paper
- Soft-cover, 8.5” x 11”
- 21 lessons in each book
“… In their old handwriting sessions, the writing would start neat and quickly deteriorate by the end of the page, but using this program, the writing is beautiful from beginning to end. It is almost as if they want their writing to look nice because they are so proud of their drawings.” — Book Lover, review