FREE Unit Studies

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During the summer of 2019, we released 10 FREE unit studies based upon fiction and non-fiction books to give children a fun way to read and learn throughout the summer.  This list includes those unit studies and others that we have added over time.

Complete the form at the bottom to receive a link to all of the printable portions of the unit studies or explore individual unit studies and the online resources that accompany each one.

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The Books

The books include fiction from the Magic Tree House, I Survived and America’s National Mystery Books series as well as non-fiction from the Who Was…, What Was…, and Where Is books.  One or two books are recommended for each unit study so that you can choose the book(s) that work best for your children.

Children's books including Who Was..., I Survived... and Magic Tree House.

The Unit Studies

The unit studies are geared toward the elementary school years and include fun activities to build knowledge and skills in the areas of science, geography, math, history, reading comprehension, writing, language arts music and/or art.  Each unit study typically takes a few hours to complete, but also includes resources to take your studies further if you would like.

The List

Who Was Helen Keller?
Learn about Helen Keller and simulate what it would be like to live with blindness and/or deafness with our Helen Keller FREE Unit Study.

Who Was Louis Armstrong? and/or Magic Tree House A Good Night for Ghosts
Learn about Louis Armstrong, music and New Orleans with our Louis Armstrong FREE Unit Study.

 Where is Niagara Falls? and/or The Mystery on the Great Lakes
Study the geography and history of the Great Lakes and learn about how water can be used to create electricity with our Niagara Falls and Great Lakes FREE Unit Study.

Magic Tree House Twister on Tuesday and/or I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011
Learn about tornadoes and how meteorologists predict the weather with our Tornado FREE Unit Study.

Who Was Milton Bradley?
Learn the history of Milton Bradley’s games and make some of your own with the Milton Bradley FREE Unit Study.

Who Was Frank Lloyd Wright?
Learn about architecture and how to identify different types.  Use math and drawing skills to design rooms or houses.  Then build models of them if you would like with the Frank Lloyd Wright FREE Unit Study.

Magic Tree House Afternoon on the Amazon and/or Where is the Amazon? and/or The Mystery in the Amazon Rain Forest
Learn about the animals, plants and weather in rain forests with the Rainforest FREE Unit Study.

Who Was Julia Child?
Get cooking and learn about how chemistry affects cooking with the Julia Child FREE Unit Study!

Magic Tree House Soccer on Sunday and/or Who is Pele?
Learn about soccer as well as Mexican history and culture with the Pelé FREE Unit Study!

I Survived The Shark Attacks of 1916 and/or Magic Tree House Shadow of the Shark
Learn about which sharks are most likely to attack and where, shark anatomy and practice creative writing, graphing data, and following directions with the Shark Attacks FREE Unit Study!

Where is Our Solar System?
Learn all about the solar system with notebooking pages, a following directions activity, videos and some fun, hands on projects from the Solar System FREE Unit Study!

What Was the Ice Age? and/or Magic Tree House Sunset of the Sabertooth and/or Magic Tree House Fact Tracker Sabertooths and the Ice Age
Learn about the Ice Age, glaciers, prehistoric animals and early humans with notebooking pages, videos and fun, hands on projects from the Ice Age FREE Unit Study.

Who Was Roald Dahl?
Learn about the popular children’s author, Roald Dahl, including his service during World War II and how he became a writer with notebooking pages, a following directions activity, videos, and more with the Roald Dahl FREE Unit Study.


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