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North Star Geography Online Self Paced Class
NORTH STAR GEOGRAPHY is now available as an online class!
- Quickly and easily download your text, assignments, and audio lesson by lesson
- Get test grades and feedback instantly — and retake tests as needed
- Interact with other students and Tyler Hogan (the author) in the private class forum
- View bonus links and materials curated by the author
Each of the book’s 16 lessons is available to download individually, along with the activity directions, map work, memorization, research questions, and note-taking pages. When you’re done with the lesson, take the quiz online and get feedback instantly!
Work at your own pace! Downloadable suggested schedule grids are available to help set your own schedule, but you can complete the quizzes at any time you wish to log on.
Also included are a selection of reference and outline maps, graphic organizers an extensive glossary, a grading rubric for hands-on projects, and a report-card calculator (as an Excel file).
The quizzes each contain 10 multiple choice and T/F questions about the lesson text. (Question order and answer order is randomized to prevent re-taking quizzes on autopilot if the grade is unsatisfactory the first time around.) A passing grade of 70% is required to advance to the next lesson. After the last lesson you can take the final exam, consisting of 50 questions taken from all the lessons. A certificate of completion is awarded to anyone of passes the final exam.
If you want to test your students on the mapwork and memorization list, you can take those tests too! If not, you can bypass them. At the end of the year, simply plug all the grades from the components you choose to use into your Excel Report Card to get a detailed final grade report.
We recommend that students who pass the final exam and complete the hands-on assignments their teacher selects receive one high school credit of geography.
GEOGRAPHY is more than just place names and outline maps—it’s understanding how the world around us works! North Star Geography gives students a deep understanding of how geography impacts all of us every day-with real-life applications for college, career, citizenship, and ministry.
Written from a distinctly Christian perspective by a homeschool grad (now a homeschool dad), North Star Geography covers:
- Geography Skills (such as reading maps and navigation)
- Physical Geography (the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere)
- Human Geography (social structures, culture and heritage, interacting with the environment)
The Online Class Includes:
- Hands-on activities and projects
- Map work, memorization, and geographic research questions (with answers!)
- Quizzes, a final exam, and a grading rubric for the homework
- Reproducible outline and reference maps, note-taking pages, and graphic organizers
- Audiobook version of the Student Reader
- A private forum where students can interact with classmates and the author
If you want your students to understand our world, this could be the most important class you teach!
We are pleased to offer a sibling discount of 40% off tuition for all children after the 1st. The siibling discount is not combinable with other coupons or discounts.
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Geography is more than just place names and outline maps-it’s understanding how the world around us works! North Star Geography gives students a deep understanding of how geography impacts all of us every day-with real-life applications for college, career, citizenship, and ministry.
Written from a distinctly Christian perspective by a homeschool grad (now a homeschool dad), North Star Geography is a full high school credit. It covers: geography skills, physic geography, and human geography. While the included Companion Guide DCD offers many reproducible activities, maps, and assessment tools.
Also included in this set is a WonderMaps! Download this customizable collection of over 350 different maps. With nearly endless possibilities, WonderMaps makes it easy to regularly integrate map study into a variety of lessons and make the most of every learning opportunity. Explore historical or modern-day maps; outline, reference, political, or topographical maps with features including: names, borders, rivers, cities, physical features, and graticules.
North Star Geography Audiobook
- The entire North Star Geography student reader — over 10 hours of audio
- Narrated by the author
- Mp3 format
- Each chapter is zipped for easy downloading
Please note: this does not include or replace the companion guide CD. You'll still need a copy of the book or CD if you plan on doing any of the activities, mapwork, etc.