8th Grade- Returning Student
Math choices: Saxon 87 with Pre-alg topics, this option will include your math
Teaching Textbooks or Aleks schedules-- schedule only and you will need to buy direct.
Literature Guides archive
New students: Those starting the program with this school year will use Easy Grammar Ultimate 8 for grammar (instead of the second half of EG. Also, please note: volume 3 of Story of the World is started in 7th grade with the first 20 chapters. Have your student read through the first 20 chapters of volume 3 before starting the manual; don't worry, it reads like a story; or just start with chapter 21. New to WBC students click here
8th Grade Sample
8th Grade Complete- returning student- Wilderness Survival
WBC 8th Grade Manual/Lesson plans for returning student printed & comb-bound + PDF
WBC Wilderness Survival guide in print and comb-bound; edition 2
Story of the World Vol. 4
Story of the World Test book vol. 4
Wordly Wise 3000 book 8
Answer key for wordly wise
DK Survival Handbook
Tom Brown's Field Guide to Wilderness Survival
DIY Nature Journal Kit
Basic pkg-- no literature
Deluxe pkg- literature included: Westing Game, Escape from Dudley County, and Hound of Baskervilles book & literature guides
NOTE if you are ordering this bundle with Saxon 87 homeschool bundleyour math will be included. If you are ordering this with Teaching Textbooks or Aleks schedule you will need to purchase the actual math curriculum directly from those websites.
Add Encyclopedia of World History if you don't already have it & Literature set(s) (see below)
add spelling if needed
Suggested add on reading for WS: My Side of the mountain Lit set, Far side of the Mtn, and Hatchet (see below)
8th grade manual with Wilderness Survival guide -Returning Student
This will include Wilderness Survival printed as a single class too.
Purchase of this manual does not include the books needed to complete the program.
To order the manual in PDF download only (you print) click here
My Side of the Mountain Literature set
A Newberry Medal Honor book, My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George tells the story of 14 year old Sam Gribley who leaves his crowded home in New York City to live on his great-grandfather’s abandoned farm. While living in the forest around the ruins of the old farm, Sam learns about survival and independence and makes friends with the wildlife he observes. Sam loves his self-sufficient life in the wilderness, but as he grows and matures he also comes to understand the value of companionship. This coming-of-age tale has delighted readers for generations with its depiction of nature, wildlife, and a young boy’s tenacity. Grades 5 + Click on view details for ordering options.
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables tells the story of Anne Shirley, the spunky, talkative, imaginative, red-haired orphan girl living with the Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert in the town of Avonlea. Through mishap and adventure, readers watch the precocious Anne grow from a lonely, emotional child to a self-assured and confident young woman. This timeless coming-of-age story is told with beauty, spirit, and wit, and its dauntless heroine is sure to charm readers of every generation. The Anne of Green Gables set provides you with everything you need to ensure your student not only loves, but also deeply understands this classic novel.
Set includes: Teacher guide, student study guide, book.
MCP Spelling Workout Homeschool H- Grade 8
The Spelling Workout Level H homeschool bundle includes Student Edition; Teacher Edition; and Parent Guide
The Modern Curriculum Press (MCP) Spelling Workout is a homeschool program designed to be highly engaging by requiring active participation. Instead of simply reading and memorizing words, your child will learn how to predict Spelling patterns with the help of some hands-on activities. The MCP Spelling Workout curriculum for homeschooling includes riddles, puzzles, writing prompts and cross-curricular reading assignments that make Spelling an exciting subject.
By the time your child reaches Grade 8, which is the final installment in the MCP Spelling Workout program, he or she will be ready to take on more complex information. During MCP Spelling Workout: Grade 8, he or she will grasp the English language rules that will help him or her predict patterns in Spelling. For instance, your child will know that "i" comes before "e," except after "c." Additionally, your child will solidify his or her foundational Spelling knowledge while gleaning new age-appropriate Spelling concepts.
Story of the World Vol. 3 Activity Book
A wealth of activities, review worksheets, map work, and games to supplement The Story of the World, Volume 3.
Story of the World Vol. 4 Activity Book
Supplement for Story of the World volume 4 text
This comprehensive activity book and curriculum guide contains all you need to make history come alive for your child. Along with the accompanying book Story of the World volume 4 this Activity Book provides a complete history, geography, and literature program for one year.
Evan-Moor Daily 6-Trait Writing Grades 3-8
- Grade: Grade 8
Give your students the fun and focused writing practice they need to become strong and successful writers. The 125 engaging, 10- to 15-minute lessons support any writing program. Teacher instructions included each week.
25 week program, 5 days per week (or 31 weeks if you are doing 4 days per week)
25 weeks of instruction cover the following trait-based writing skills: Ideas, Organization, word choice, Sentence Fluency, Voice, and Convention
Writing with Skill level 1 set
Writing With Skill level 1 Instructor Text and Student workbook
Middle Grades - High School
This groundbreaking new writing series combines time-tested classical techniques–the imitation and analysis of great writers–with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature.
~ One- and two-level outlining
~ Writing chronological narratives, biographical sketches, scientific descriptions, and sequences across the curriculum
~ Constructing basic literary essays on fiction and poetry
~ Researching and documenting source material
Features of the Program:
~ Writing assignments are modeled on examples from great literature and classic nonfiction
~ Instructor Text provides scripted dialogue to use when the student has difficulty, plus detailed guidance on how to evaluate the student’s work
~ Student workbook encourages independence by directing all assignments to the student
~ Prepares students for high-level rhetoric and composition.
Grades 7 - High school "Age 13 or 14 is usually a fine time to start this curriculum."
Wilderness Survival Science Set + Literature
WBC Wilderness Survival Science Guide
Tom Brown's field guide to Wilderness Survival
DK The Survival Handbook
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
My Side of the Mountain Literature Guide Set
On the far Side of the Mountain by J.C. George
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Wilderness Survival Science Set
WBC Wilderness Survival Guide
DK The Survival Handbook
Tom Brown's Field Guide Wilderness Survival
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DIY Nature or Wilderness Survival Journal Kit
Make your own personalized Nature Journal or Wilderness Survival Journal. Each kit comes with a Spiral Notebook, a variety of Nature stickers, and a ruler to get you started on the art of Nature Journaling. Take this with you on hikes and camping to take notes and sketch the world around you! Grab your pencil and colored pencils and head outdoors!
Each kit will have a unique set of stickers.
The Elementary kit will have nature stickers including some age appropriate
The Wilderness Survival kit will have more mature nature stickers
Geography I Bundle
Geography of the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe covers the area that constituted the ancient Roman Empire. Each region is explored in its historical context in “History’s Headlines,” as well as in the present in “Tour of Today.” Your student will learn countries and capitals of today and relate them to the ancient lands of the Greeks and Romans, deepening his understanding of both the past and the present.
Middle East, North Africa, & Europe
student text sample
student workbook sample
Geography II Bundle
Bundle includes: text, workbook, teacher guide, lesson plans
The Geography II set continues taking your student through the studies of the world. After completing the Geography I program, students are ready to cover areas of the world outside the Ancient Roman Empire. Each lesson includes physical features, history, and culture. Students will continue to deepen their understanding of past and present as they learn about ancient and modern countries.
Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Oceania, & the Americas
World Geography III Bundle
The Geography III Bundle includes:
- Geography III Textbook
- Geography III Student Workbook
- Geography III Teacher Guide
- Classroom Atlas
- 30 week Lesson Plans (Memoria Press)
Geography III solidifies mapping skills and requires students to label major landforms and topography. Students will study the climate, recent history, culture, and religion of every continent. This text has many illustrations of famous landmarks, architecture, and people from around the world, and the workbook requires students to practice mapwork weekly. In addition to labeling maps, students will learn to freehand-draw each continent using the Robinson Map Project. This is a thorough world geography course that is perfect for grades 8 and up.
Grades 7- High School student text sample
Usborne Geography Encyclopedia w/Atlas
Scheduled in 8th Grade Earth Science
Scheduled in 4th for Cultures /Geography
Also, great supplement to have on hand to cover Geography lessons
A Single Shard
A Single Shard is a novel by Linda Sue Park, set in 12th-century Korea. It won the 2002 Newbery Medal, awarded for excellence in children's literature; it also received an honorable mention from the Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature.
Suggested for Grade 7 or 8
Adventures of Robin Hood Literature Set
The Adventures of Robin Hood by Roger L. Green
The Adventures of Robin Hood by Roger Lancelyn Green tells of the perennially enjoyable stories of Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Our Student Study Guide will aid the student in developing their Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension skills.
Grades 6-high school
Little Women Literature
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott tells the story of the four March sisters growing up in a small New England town during the Civil War. In this classic novel, ladylike Meg, adventurous Jo, gentle Beth, and willful Amy come of age and navigate life’s joys and disappointments. Together with their kind and capable mother, Marmee, and the cheerful neighbor boy, Laurie, the girls learn lessons of love, hope, friendship, and loss as they transition from girlhood to womanhood. This timeless tale of family and friendship is sure to delight your student as they come to know and love the endearing little women of the March family.
Set includes: Teacher guide, student study guide, and book.