2/18/13

True Heroes: George Washington Mini-Unit

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This President's Day, I am bringing a new monthly series to the blog, True Heroes.  I will be featuring a person from history each month, because I'm a total nerd and history buff (yes, I'm okay with that).  I will be choosing individuals that meet specific criteria:
  • Historically significant individuals
  • Held openly Christian values & actions that matched those values (does this mean there were perfect, no, of course not)
  • Humbly served to better their society and world
To start us off, I have appropriately chosen February's hero, George Washington.
Washington portrait on horseback

Mini - Unit:
  • George Washington's Story (This link will lead you to another page on this blog, with a wonderful excerpt from D.H. Montgomery's book a Beginner's History of America)
George Washington's Rules of Civility Copywork Notebook  

1789 97 George Washington
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Enjoy the joyful journey of learning at home.

Who is your favorite president?

Joyfully Learning Alongside You,
The Joyful Socks Mom 

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WHERE WE ARE AT: This post is my contribution to Homeschooling on the Cheap at 3 Boys and a Dog.

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