Beginning Geography with Evan-Moor by Stephanie’s Mommy Brain

Platforms: Book
Release Date: 2010
Genre(s): Geography
Publisher(s): Evan-Moor
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Beginning Geography with Evan-Moor by Stephanie’s Mommy Brain

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Review by Stephanie’s Mommy Brain

Geography Lessons with Evan-Moor

As you probably know we are a home school family.  But this is not a home school blog.  I know that many (most?) of my readers aren’t homeschoolers BUT I also know that many of you are teachers or parents concerned about your child’s education.  So from time to time I review products and curriculum that we use for school.

Today is one of those times.  A few weeks ago I received an email from Timberdoodle Company asking if I would be interested in reviewing their Geography curriculum by Evan-Moor.  Well, since I plan to teach geography this fall I hopped on the opportunity!!

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Beginning Geography (Grades K-2), published by Evan-Moor.

Beginning Geography is exactly what it says – basic concepts for map skills, landforms & bodies of water, and continents & oceans.

My kindergartner and second grader had no trouble completing the worksheets for the map skills.  Both boys love pouring over maps and finding airports, cities and other special sites so these worksheets provided reinforcement for skills they are already developing.

I am most excited about the third section – continents and oceans. There are reproducible maps of each continentas well as all seven continents together.  I think my boys will enjoy using these worksheets as we learn about world geography.

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My one major criticism is kind of nit-picky. All of the pages tear out but they don’t have holes punched in them for a binder.  This means once I’ve pulled them out I’ll have to put them in file folders or punch holes myself.  I hate file folders.  Like I said, it’s nit-picky and totally a personal preference.
Overall I recommend this curriculum for home schoolers looking to supplement their other curriculum with worksheets and maps.

I also recommend it for public school teachers looking for supplements for their classrooms and for parents of public school kids looking for fun and educational activities at home.

Disclosure:  Thank you to Timberdoodle Company for the free copies of these two books to aid in my review.  The opinions expressed are my own and not of Timberdoodle Co. or anyone else.


Posted by Timberdoodle Co. | 03 Nov 2011 | 4 Star, All Reviews, Evan Moor

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