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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Road Trip USA Geography Curriculum {Review}

imageWant to take a little trip across the USA without ever having to leave your home? Looking for a well laid out US geography curriculum? Not sure where to start…and maybe not to certain with your own history and geography skills?

Road Trip USA may be exactly what you are looking for in your learning! In 136 lessons your family will learn about life in the United States starting with the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Through the use of games, trivia and more, you will discover facts about each state, learn from historical events, study state symbols, famous people and more.


The curriculum in divided up into 5 regions {the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, then finally The Western region of the U.S}, so you can focus on specific areas at a time {see how they are color-coded in the graphic?}. The Teacher’s Manual has 274 pages of maps, day-by-day lesson plans, fun facts, links, recipes, craft ideas and more! In a typical week, you will learn about 2 states. Along your trip there are several opportunities for learning review to make sure that your child is retaining the info that has been covered.


The Road Trip USA curriculum also includes a Student Workbook that has all the printables your child will need, including coloring pages, lapbook pieces, and notebooking pages.

Here are just a FEW of the many topics covered in the Road Trip USA curriculum:

  • State Capitals and Abbreviations
  • Famous Landmarks
  • Historical Figures
  • Historical Events
  • US Presidents
  • The Constitution
  • Revolutionary War
  • Underground Railroad
  • Civil War
  • Pioneers
  • Westward Expansion
  • Native Americans

Find Out More

Age Range: Road Trip USA is recommended for students level K – 4th grade.

Price: The downloadable pdf file for the curriculum is $18 and a cd-rom version is available for $23.

Erica has done an amazing job putting this curriculum together!! It is well organized, laid out and will be easy to implement with your kids. For more info and to see more images from Road Trip USA, be sure to visit Erica’s blog.

The Giveaway {now closed}

Congratulations Dony on winning Road Trip USA!


One of my readers will win a copy of the Road Trip USA {teacher’s manual and student pack pdf}. If you purchase the Road Trip curriculum and win the giveaway, your purchase price will be refunded to you!!  Leave a comment below letting me know which state you would most like to learn more about!

You can also earn additional entries by doing any of the following {be sure to leave an additional comment for each entry}:

Enter to win Road Trip USA curriculum from @ericahomeschool. Giveaway hosted by @jolantheerb ends 5/11 ~

A little more info…

  • The give away will be open until midnight EST Wednesday May 11, 2011. Winner will be announced by Sunday May 15, 2011.
  • Please leave a separate comment for each entry, winner will be chosen at random!
  • Please leave a way for me to contact you in your entry otherwise another winner will be chosen.

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