Thursday, July 24, 2014

"Home Learning Year by Year" Giveaway

Are you considering homeschooling your children this Fall?  Or maybe you're a seasoned homeschooler who would like a fantastic resource to help you design your curriculum.
Home Learning Year by Year: How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool through High School by Rebecca Rupp may be just what you're looking for.

According to the publisher:
Finally, homeschoolers have a comprehensive guide to designing a homeschool curriculum, from one of the country's foremost homeschooling experts. , Rebecca Rupp presents a structured plan to ensure that your children will learn what they need to know when they need to know it, from preschool through high school. Based on the traditional pre-K through 12th-grade structure, Home Learning Year by Year features:
The integral subjects to be covered within each grade
Standards for knowledge that should be acquired by your child at each level
Recommended books to use as texts for every subject
Guidelines for the importance of each topic: which knowledge is essential and which is best for more expansive study based on your child's personal interests
Suggestions for how to sensitively approach less academic subjects, such as sex education and physical fitness

We are giving away one free copy of this book to a lucky reader!

There are a few different ways to enter the contest. You are able to get up to four entries per person!

~~One entry for leaving a comment here telling us why you would like a copy of this book.

~~One entry for liking us on Facebook:!/FamilyMattersPTIC?fref=ts
Just click on that link and hit the 'Like' button. (Please mention in a comment on this post that you have liked our FB page).

~~One entry for blogging about our giveaway. Share your link here in the comments.

~~One entry for sharing this post on Facebook. Share the link in the comments.

This giveaway ends August 1st at midnight.

***Due to shipping expenses, this giveaway is only for residents of the US.


  1. I am a homeschool mom and would be interested in this book. I am always learning and looking for new ideas to help in teaching my kids.

    1. Victoria, could you please leave me your email address so I can contact you if you win? Thanks!

  2. I have "liked" your facebook page.

  3. I shared the link on Facebook:

  4. I would love this book...i homeschool 4 kids all different ages it would help with my planning. I liked your FB :)

    1. Gina, could you leave your email address here in case you win? I'd like a way to be able to contact you.

  5. I am considering homeschooling my children. This would be a great resource for my family.

    1. Shannon, I need your email address in case you win the giveaway. Thanks!

  6. I am considering homeschooling my ASD son. This book would be a great help to me as I am new to all of this. I hope it can point me in the right direction!

    1. Liked the page... I think.. I could not get the link to work (it took me to my Facebook page) I liked the family matters ptic page. I hope it was the right one!