Using Little House on the Prairie, The Prairie Primer is a literature based unit study for grades 3-6.
Topics include 1800’s American history, science, health, nutrition, literature, daily writing, geography, Bible, character building, daily living application, & more.
This complete one-year curriculum utilizes library resources.
The Weekly Planning Guide in the Prairie Primer highlights the resources and materials to be gathered and allows the parent/teacher to be prepared to seize the moment relating to the current study.
- You can also visit the publisher’s website for more specific information.
Other Books and Resources You Will Need
Many books are used in the Prairie Primer unit study. The most frequently used resources, available at Lamp Post Homeschool, are listed below.
Hard to find books include:
- Uncommon Courtesy for Kids Gregg and Josh Harris
- The Original 21 Rules of This House Gregg and Josh Harris
Prairie Primer Unit Study
The Prairie Primer
With the Prairie Primer curriculum your student will:
- Learn 1800’s American History
- Do Pioneer crafts, cooking, and music,
- Explore science and nature studies,
- Improve writing,
- Apply Scripture and increase character,
- Discover health and nutrition practices,
- Increase reading comprehension
The Little House Cookbook
Laura Ingalls Wilder Country
Spencerian Theory Book plus Set of Five Spencerian Penmanship copybooks
The set includes the “teacher theory book” and the five copybooks, numbered 1 to 5.
If you long for elegant handwriting the old fashioned way, you will appreciate Spencerian Penmanship. When my children want to have very nice handwriting, I encourage them to use these workbooks. Usually they used this curriculum when they were in middle school or older.
- Individual books are also available for Spencerian Penmanship.