Grade 8 | Long Term Homeschooler | Slow Learner

Grade 8 homeschooling curriculum for the child who is a slow learner and started homeschooling in Primary School.  

This curriculum is suitable for all home schooling students in ACT, NT, NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC and WA.  All states now use the same grade numbering following harmonisation of the Australian curriculum system.  

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Art - Beginner

(Written by Willson, B) Contents: Lion cubs, zebras, puppies, koala, elephant, kitten, hippopotamus, foal, polar bear, fox cubs, kangaroo/wallaby joey, mouse/rat, monkey/gorilla, fawn, Draw your own baby animal. Grade/s 3-8  |  32 Pages  |  140 Grams

$4.95


(Written by Grace, G) Contents: Distinctive features - legs, feet bodies, patterns and body markings, noses, heads and eyes, tails, fins and wings. Drawing puppy, mouse, frog, pony, rabbit, parrot, hamster, fish, cat, turtle, butterfly, duck. Grade/s K-2  |  32 Pages  |  140 Grams

$4.95



Atlas

(Written by Jacaranda) The fourth edition of the Jacaranda Primary Atlas has been revised to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. Retaining its mapping excellence and graded skill development, the as presents a wealth of gazetteer and thematic maps, new case studies, and fully updated statistics that go with the curriculum content descriptions for Years 3-6. The atlas is divided into three main sections: Skills: Students are introduced to basic map interpretation and geospatial skills through stimulating resources and activities. Australia: This section comprehensively informs students about their own country. Detailed maps of each state and territory are supported by Geofacts and case studies appropriate to primary school students and curriculum themes.  Topics such as Australia's natural and human features, resources and their sustainable use, care for special places, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and our connections with other countries are featured throughout this section. World: Satellite images of continents give students a bird's-eye view of the world, while new case studies explore natural and human features, geographical and cultural diversity, and issues relating to the ways humans interact with their environments. Additional thematic pages provide an engaging reference for topics such as climate, endangered species, culture and World Heritage. Grade/s 7-10  |  174 Pages  |  830 Grams

$45.50


To be used in conjunction with Succeeding in Social Studies


Comprehension - Extension

(Written by Howard, P) Excellence in Reading Skills Year 5 is the fifth of six books aimed at primary children to help improve their reading and vocabulary, Students are presented with an interesting study passage based on questions which may puzzle them. Hopefully, students' general knowledge will increase as they work through the series. At Year 5, pupils are required to read and search for answers in the text. Questions involving a basic knowledge of grammar are introduced. Students also practice writing sentences correctly, and are required to create a sentence relevant to each text. The Answers section is placed in the middle of the book so it can be removed by a teacher or parent. Grade/s 5  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$14.95


Use this book for extension work if required

(Written by Howard, P) Excellence in Reading Skills Year 6 is the last of six books aimed at primary children to help improve their reading and vocabulary. Students are presented with an interesting study passage based on questions which may puzzle them. Hopefully, students' general knowledge will increase as they work through the series. In Year 6, pupils are required to read and search for answers in the text. Questions involving a basic knowledge of grammar are expanded from the previous level. Students also practice writing sentences correctly, and are required to create a sentence relevant to each text. The Answers section is placed in the middle of the book so it can be removed by a teacher or parent. Grade/s 6  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$14.95


Use this book for extension work if required

(Written by Howard, P) The book is designed to give tests in the kind of examination questions a student may encounter for selective scholarship exams, bank exams, public service exams, etc. Good extension material. 54 tests including poetry. Grade/s 5-8  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Use this book for extension work if required

(Written by Howard, P) Contents: the selfish giant, queen bee, pottery, the stone age, mosquitoes, Douglas Bader, Hovercraft, The ends of the earth, How the geese saved Rome, Crossing the Blue Mountains, from the Sheep, a tall story, jet aircraft, crocodile enemies, a recipe for Anzac Biscuits, Drakes long voyage, calories in food, Pompeii, the 3 questions, family budget, Lawrence Hargrave, Papyrus & Early writing, stopped by a song, oxygen, the Mary Celeste, the development of guns, the young king, coffee, the rules of snooker, railway timetables, the First Fleet Arrives, lighting fires when camping, chimpanzees, Ben Hall--Bushranger, Gulliver Awakes, flea circuses, the caves at Lascaux, some tips for hockey players, first aid at motor accidents, space travel, lighthouses, Mario canoes, the solitary reaper, the Findall metal Detector, Chloroform the first anesthetic, King Zozer's Step Pyramid, Your Brain, a courageous Roman, Alice in Wonderland, a tale of Vikings, locks & keys, a heroic nurse, the real Robinson Crusoe, Leonardo Da Vinci, Cortez & Montezuma--Part 1, part 2 discoveries of Isaac Newton, a famous singer, pollution of rivers, paleontology. Very interesting comprehension topics. Grade/s 5-8  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Use this book for extension work if required


Craft

(Written by Barnden, B) This essential guide to embroidery teaches everything you need to know in order to produce wonderfully decorative needlework. Starting with the knowledge of which threads and fabrics to work with, then mastering different stitches and more complicated techniques. From cross-stitch to applique, more than thirty stitches are examined with step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams showing a range of beautiful designs which the beginner embroiderer will find easy to work with. Twelve inspired projects allow you to practise your skills while creating beautiful items for yourself, your family and your home. Grade/s 7-10  |  128 Pages  |  550 Grams

$40.00


Optional craft book

(Written by Eddy, C) Contents: Getting started: Materials and Equipment Basic Skills. Techniques and projects: American Block Patchwork, Star of the West C, Quilt Layout, Baby's Play Mat English Patchwork, Tumbling Blocks Cushion ID Using a Quilting Hoop, Ribbon Quilt, Quilt As You Go, Scrap-Dash Stars Lap Quilt ID Log Cabin Patchwork, Log Cabin Quilt Hand Quilting, Amish-Style Wall Quilt 0 Seminole Patchwork, Quilter's Bag Machine Quilting, Machine-Quilted Cot Cover, Hand Appliqu‚, Tulip Cushion Machine Appliqu, Festive Stocking, Embellishing Quilts, Decorative Wall-Panel, Glossary, Index and Acknowledgements. Grade/s 7-10  |  128 Pages  |  535 Grams

$42.95


Optional craft book


Curriculum Guides

(Written by Homeschooling Supplies (Aust)) A comprehensive suggested Curriculum guide for Grade 8 is available free of charge to customers purchasing books at the appropriate level.  Grade/s 8  |  15 Pages  |  10 Grams

$0.00


A suggested curriculum guide is available free of charge when ordering books for this level


English - Core Curriculum

(Written by Marett, V) Contents: Notes to Parents, Writing, Checklist, Revision of Common and Proper Noun, Revision of Collective and Abstract Nouns, Comprehension: Finding Out About History, Biographies and Autobiographies, Writing a Biography, Nouns: Number Agreement, Nouns: Number and Gender Agreement, Comprehension: The Sumerians, A Tall Story Mulga Bill's Bicycle, Story Writing: Writing A Tall Story, Dictionary and Thesaurus Skills, Nouns in the Nominative Case, Comprehension: Daily Life in Sumer, An Adventure Story: Blinky Bill, Story Writing: An Adventure Story, Synonyms and Antonyms, Nouns in the Objective Case, Comprehension: Everyday Life in Sumer, A Business Letter, Communication: Writing A Business Letter, Nouns in the Possessive Case, Revision of Noun Cases, Homophones, Comprehension: The Rise of the Egyptian Civilization, Critical Thinking: Advertisements, Understanding Terms Used in Advertisements, Interrogative Pronouns and Adjectives, Demonstrative Pronouns and Adjectives, Comprehension: Ancient Egyptian Society, Poetry: Corny Bill, Expository Writing: Writing A Description, What is A Necessary Part of Descriptive Writing? Writing a Descriptive Essay, Degree with Adjectives, Comprehension: Religion, Death & the Egyptians, Filling in Forms: Birth Certificate, Word Usage, Possessive and Distributive Adjectives, Proverbs, Comprehension: Egyptian Writing, Writing a Diary, Capital Letters and Full Stops, Capital Letters and Abbreviations, Comprehension: What We Owe the Ancient Egyptians, The Play, C.J. Dennis, Writing A Dialogue, Finite Verbs, Transitive Verbs, Comprehension: Ancient China, An Extract from : Coral Island,  Writing A Narrative: Arriving in Australia, Simple and Continuous Tense, Comprehension: The Shang Dynasty, Persuasive Writing: Argumentative Writing, Correcting Sentences, Homonyms, Reading A Newspaper, The Main Elements of a Newspaper, Magazines, Revision, Nouns, Writing A Tall Story, Nouns in the Nominative Case, Writing An Adventure Story, Comprehension: The Colossus of Rhodes, Nouns in the Objective and Possessive Case, Writing a Business Letter, Demonstrative and Interrogative Pronouns and Adjectives, Filling Out a Form, Degree with Adjectives, Critical Thinking, Possessive and Distributive...

$25.95


Use this book if not already completed

(Written by Marett, V) This book covers grammar, creative writing and comprehension. Contents: Writing Checklist, Correct Useage, Object of a Sentence, Comprehension: China; The Chou Dynasty, Mapping, More Subjects and Predicates, More Subjects, Verbs and Objects, Comprehension: China; The Qin Dynasty, Figures of Speech; Similies, Figures of Speech; More Similies, Colons and Semicolons, Comprehension: China; The Han Dynasty, Following Instructions, Question Marks and Exclamation Marks, Apostrophes, Comprehension; Life in Ancient China: The Family, Setting a Scene, Changing Scenes, Thesaurus Skills, Recognising and Using Adverbs, Recognising and Using Adverbs and Adjectives, Comprehension; Chinese Writing, Taking Notes, Expanding Notes, Prepositions, Pronouns, Comprehension: Chinese Life, Applying Note Taking, Conjunctions, Comprehension: Chinese Science, Referencing, Articles, More Adverbs, Poetry: The Ballad of Ben Hall, Enhancing A Report, Correct Word, Descriptive and Possessive Adjectives, Comprehension: Early Indian History: Harappans, Writing a Book Report, Book Report Sheet; Fiction, Book Report Sheet; Non-Fiction, Recognising Nouns, Pronouns and Adjectives in a Sentence, Comprehension: Early Indian Civilization: The Aryans, Procedures: Following Instructions, Procedures: Writing Instructions. Grade/s 5-7  |  128 Pages  |  400 Grams

$25.95


This book follows Successful English 5A


History

(Written by Marett, V) Eighth in the social studies series. Contents: Consolidation of Political Parties after Federation, The Boer War, World War I, The Great Depression in Australia 1929-32,  World War II, Timeline, Answers. Grade/s 6-10  |  144 Pages  |  400 Grams

$19.95


Use this book after completing the Succeeding in Social Studies series


Maths Secondary - Core Curriculum

(Written by Bull, I) To be used after Easy Learn Maths 6A, 6B. The first part of the book provides a quick reference for the various skills within each topic via clear student-centred explanations and accompanying worded examples. Each topic is followed by a page of practice exercises. The second part contains 40 revision and practice worksheets which ensure that, as the year progresses, students are keeping on top of current and previous work by progressively working through questions from different topics. Answers are provided to the practice sheets and worksheets. Contents: Whole number, number patterns, fractions and percentages, Decimal numbers, algebra, Measurement, The number plane, Geometry, Chance and data, Calculators, Revision and practice worksheets, Answers to practice pages, Answers to worksheets. Grade/s 7  |  128 Pages  |  320 Grams

$28.95


This book follows Easy-Learn Maths 6B

(Written by Marlin, W) Contents: Whole numbers. Fractions. Decimals. Percentages. Further Fractions. Problem Solving. Directed Numbers. Plane Shapes and Graphs. Measurement. Algebra. Geometry. Number Theory. Answers. Grade/s 7  |  338 Pages  |  840 Grams

$35.95


Use after Maths Revision & Practice 1


Phonics - Revision

(Written by Marett, V) This is the first in a series of four books that is intended to provide revision of phonics for highschool students. It includes simple pictures to help children distinguish between multiple sounds, spelling rules, exercises to practise sounds and extend vocabulary, word searches and crossword puzzles, answers. This book should be completed by all but the very best spellers. If your child finds these books too hard the child needs to work through Practical Phonics Workbooks 3-6 first. Exercises are designed to help children practise the rules and sounds. Initial exercises are easier because of the nature of the words. Crossword puzzles and word searches are added to make the work more enjoyable and make sure that children repeatedly work through the word lists. Word searches have words running in all directions. Contents: th sound, ng sound, sh sound, wh sound, ee sound, doubling rule, ar sound, oa sound, a sounds, silent b sound, e sounds, h sounds, I sounds, y sounds, definitions, rules, Answers. Grade/s 6-10  |  64 Pages  |  180 Grams

$13.95


Use this book if not all ready completed

(Written by Marett, V) This is second in a series of four books that is intended to provide revision of phonics for highschool students. Includes simple picture to help children distinguish between multiple sounds, spelling rules, exercises to practise sounds and extend vocabulary, word searches and crossword puzzles, answers. This book should be completed by all but the very best spellers. If your child finds these books too hard the child needs to work through Practical Phonics Workbooks 3-6 first. Exercises are designed to help children practise the rules and sounds. Initial exercises are easier because of the nature of the words. Crossword puzzles and word searches are added to make the work more enjoyable and make sure that children repeatedly work through the word lists. Word searches have words running in all directions. Contents: Vowels, o sounds, e sounds, syllables, u sounds, revision, x sounds, s sounds, kn sound, w and wr sounds, ch sounds, c sounds, g sounds, Revision, ck sound, dge sound, tch sound, ed sound, or sound, Revision, Definitions, Answers. Grade/s 6-10  |  64 Pages  |  180 Grams

$13.95


This book follows Phonics Revision Workbook 1

(Written by Marett, V) This is third in a series of four books that is intended to provide revision of phonics for highschool students. Includes simple picture to help children distinguish between multiple sounds, spelling rules, exercises to practise sounds and extend vocabulary, word searches and crossword puzzles, answers. This book should be completed by all but the very best spellers. Contents: ie sounds, ai and ay sounds, oi and oy sounds, ei and ey sounds, Revision, o sounds, ea sounds. igh sound, ou sounds, Revision, ow sounds, au and aw sounds, ew sounds, or, oar, oor and our sounds, gu, gh and ui sounds, Revision, Definitions, Answers. Grade/s 6-12  |  64 Pages  |  180 Grams

$13.95


This book follows Phonics Revision Workbook 2

(Written by Marett, V) This is fourth in a series of four books that is intended to provide revision of phonics at a highschool level. Includes simple picture to help children distinguish between multiple sounds, spelling rules, applicable spelling at highschool level, exercises to practise sounds and extend vocabulary, word searches and crossword puzzles and answers. This book should be completed by all but the very best spellers. Contents: eigh sounds, er, ir, ur, ear and or sounds, are, eir, ere, ear and air sounds, ough and augh sounds, foreign Spelling, ti, si and ci sounds, Revision, ph and rh sounds, sc and eu sounds, ps, pn and pt sounds, Adding Endings to Words, Useful Bits of Information, Plurals, Homophones, Word Building, Prefixes, Common Latin Root Words, Suffixes, Definitions, Answers.  Grade/s 6-12  |  64 Pages  |  180 Grams

$13.95


This book follows Phonics Revision Workbook 3


Reference

(Written by Oxford) The Australian Oxford Paperback Thesaurus is the most easy to use Australian thesaurus available for adults, the perfect resource to expand your vocabulary, improve the quality of your writing, and enable you to communicate with confidence. Over 150,000 similar and related words to choose from Clear cross-references to words with opposite meanings and related meanings. A to Z sequence makes it easy to find the word you need. Many phrases and sentences show how words are used in context; labels indicate words that have restricted use; different senses are numbered Parts of speech are highlighted. Grade/s 2-4  |  625 Pages  |  560 Grams

$32.95


This book is required when working through the successful English series

(Written by Oxford University Press)A good quality dictionary for primary school.Grade/s 1-4  |  506 Pages  |  640 Grams

$32.95


(Written by Marett, V)Contains rules for grammar, spelling and written expression. Grade/s 1-12  | 90 Pages  | 335 Grams

$19.95



Science - Secondary

(Written by Marett, F) Contents: branches and history of science, why study science, observation and experiment, units of measurement, setting up a laboratory, use of laboratory equipment, recording results, errors that can occur in measuring, separating mixtures, microscope. Includes 15 simple, fun experiments. Answers Grade/s 7  |  64 Pages  |  200 Grams

$16.95


Use the Secondary Science 7 series of books in any order after completing Succeeding in Science 7

(Written by Marett, F) Contents: Living and non-living things, varieties of living organisms, classifying animals, classifying plants --includes general characteristics of each phylum), bacteria and virus, differences between plants and animals, structure of the flowering plant, roots, types of plants, seed dispersal, production of food in green plants, answers, definitions. Includes a few experiments. Grade/s 7  |  64 Pages  |  210 Grams

$16.95


Use the Secondary Science 7 series of books in any order after completing Succeeding in Science 7

(Written by Marett, V) Contents: The Earth, space travel, astronomy, the sun, the planets, comets and meteorites, how did the universe begin. Making a sundial. revision. Grade/s 7  |  56 Pages  |  200 Grams

$16.95


Use the Secondary Science 7 series of books in any order after completing Succeeding in Science 7


Social Studies

(Written by Marett, V) Contents: Using an atlas, mapping skills, Geography of Australia by state, the sheep industry in Australia, the cattle industry, the wheat industry, early explorers of the world, Leif Erickson (Viking), Marco polo, Prince Henry the navigator, Bartholomew Diaz, Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Magellan, Answers. Grade/s 4-8  |  96 Pages  |  260 Grams

$14.95


Use this book if not already completed

(Written by Marett, V) Contents:Latitude and longitude, geography of Australia, the Australian Aborigine, the coming of the Europeans, Captain Cook, life in the eighteenth century, the first fleet, early governors, Bass and Flinders, Tasmania, Queensland, Western Australia, Victoria, South Australia, Northern Territory, gold, Cobb and Co., the Chaffey brothers, Thomas mort and refrigeration, answers. Grade/s 5-10  |  96 Pages  |  250 Grams

$14.95


Use this book if not already completed

(Written by Marett, V) Contents: How the Federation of Australia Came About, What is the Constitution, Our Responsibilities, Climate, Geological Disasters, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Our Northern Neighbours, Republic of Indonesia, Singapore. Grade/s 6-10  |  89 Pages  |  270 Grams

$14.95


Use this book if not all ready completed


Spelling

(Written by Marett, V) Contents: Notes to Students and Parents, short a sound, au sound, ph sound, more ph sounds, revision, c that says k, c that says s, ch that says ch, ch that says k, ch that says sh, revision, short e sound, more short e sounds, long e sound, short i sound, revision, long i sound, short o sound, long o sound, qu sound, revision, ar sound, y that says ee, or sound, -ary, revision, suffix -ant, rh sound, suffix -ence, more suffix -ent, Revision, sy sound, suffix -tion, more -tion words, suffix -sion, revision, more -sion words, suffix -ment, eu sound, pl, pn, ps, psy, pt sounds, revision, dictation, answers. Grade/s 6  |  99 Pages  |  300 Grams

$16.95


This book follows Phonics Revision 4