Exploring Creation with Zoology 1 Junior Notebooking Journal
for use with Exploring Creation with Zoology 1
A companion to Exploring Creation with Zoology 1, this junior journal is much like the regular Zoology 1 Notebooking Journal, but designed for younger students or those with limited writing skills. All the lines in the junior journal are primary writing lines (a dashed line between two solid lines), and there are far fewer than in the regular journal.
This junior journal is perfect for:
Coloring, Vocabulary, Copywork, and Diagramming
Each lesson in the junior journal begins with two coloring pages for the student to color while he listens to the reading of the text. These pages are followed by a template page designed to encourage creative expression where the student illustrates what he has learned and writes a sentence or two about the topic.
Vocabulary retention activities are next, as well as Scripture copywork (shorter than in the original notebooking journal and with larger font).
Includes Templates for All Assignments
Templates to complete all the notebooking assignments, the Personal Person Project with transparencies for the animals, project record keeping, Scientific Speculation Sheets and, of course, the same beautiful, full-colored miniature books found in the original notebooking journals are included in the junior journal.
There are some higher-level activities missing from the junior journal, but they are replaced with cut-and-paste activities that bring the subject to life. What's missing?
Ideal for Students Uncomfortable with Writing Paragraphs
These junior journals will be perfect for the beginning writer or the child who is not yet writing well. Every child writes at a different age, so age is not the best factor when determining whether to purchase a regular notebooking journal or the junior journal. The best determining factor is whether or not the child feels comfortable writing paragraphs. If not, the junior journal is a great tool to help the child begin incorporating writing into his learning.
View Exploring Creation with Zoology 1 sample pages here (sample pages include Text & Notebooking Journal sample pages, Table of Contents, Supply List, and more).
Pages: 178 black and white, plus 59-page color appendix
Publisher: Apologia Educational Ministries
Made In: USA
Awards and Endorsements:
Old Schoolhouse EE Award 2015 1st Place Winner!
Practical Homeschooling 2015 Reader Award Top Ranked by Homeschoolers!
One of Cathy Duffy's 102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum 2015!
About.com Readers' Choice Winner!
This is a nice notebook, but my daughter doesn't enjoy all the writing and the repetitiveness of what she needs to write, and likes the rminibooks at first, but not after she does a couple.
I was very skeptical about this being able to work for a younger child...however it has been perfect. We ordered this for a first grader who loved birds and his not dissapointed us. The style is similar to a lapbook with things to cut out and glue in. With a little tweaking to his level this has been a great addition to our first year homeschooling.
This is a great tool to use with your Exploring Creation book. If you have a younger child, I'd say from 6-10ish, this would be fantastic to use with them. It's an easier to use and understand notebooking journal for littler ones rather than the older version. It would be a good addition to let your littler one join in while you study with your older child.