History for Homeschoolers
Piecing Together Vermont History
***Many of the virtual classes and all of the in-person classes for 2022-2023 are currently full. Please email email@example.com to be added to the waiting list. We also have At-Home lesson plans and materials available from 2020-2021. See At-Home for more info.***
There are two options for the 2022-23 series - in-person or virtual (with Zoom class). Please see these pages for all the details and links to registration options:
We have also created At-Home materials from our 2020-2021 History for Homeschoolers lessons. See additional details:
Students can participate in some or all sessions. The classes are recommended for children ages 7 to 12. Some activities involve reading and writing. Pre-registration is REQUIRED for in-person and virtual classes; space is limited. Please contact Victoria Hughes at (802) 828-1413 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Each session includes history-related activities that focus on the month's theme.
September - Famous Vermonters
Wednesday, September 14 OR Thursday, September 15
Learn about Vermonters like Ethan Allen and Clarina Nichols.
October - Vermont Artists
Wednesday, October 12 OR Thursday, October 13
Examine works of art by Vermont Artists and learn how they captured Vermont stories.
November - Vermont Government
Wednesday, November 9 OR Thursday, November 10
Explore how state government works and visit the State House.
December - Vermont People
Wednesday, December 14 OR Thursday, December 15
Learn about the lives of ordinary Vermonters over time.
January - Vermont Weather
Wednesday, January 11 OR Thursday, January 12
Play a winter game and learn how weather has affected Vermonters in the past.
February - Vermont Geography
Wednesday, February 8 OR Thursday, February 9
Use maps to consider how Vermont's history was influenced by geography.
March - Vermont Businesses
Wednesday, March 8 OR Thursday, March 9
Examine historic documents and artifacts to learn about the history of businesses in Vermont.
April - Preserving Vermont's History
Wednesday, April 12 OR Thursday, April 13
Learn how stories of the past are saved and shared.
May - Vermont Then and Now
Wednesday, May 10 OR Thursday, May 11
Explore continuity and change throughout Vermont's history.
Please contact Victoria Hughes at email@example.com or (802) 828-1413 with any questions or concerns.