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2022 CLASSES: World Geography - 4th-7th Grade

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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
- William Shakespeare -
Class Description
Travel around the world with me with two zoom classes a month.
  • North America – Canada and Greenland
  • Mexico and Central America - Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama
  • North America - Caribbean Countries
  • South America - Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela
  • South America – Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, and Uruguay
  • North Africa – Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Sudan
  • West Africa - Burkino Faso, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Senegal
  • East Africa - Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda, Mozambique, Madagascar
  • Southern Africa – eSwatini, Lesotho, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa
  • Australia
  • Central Asia: Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Kyrgyzstan
  • East Asia - China, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau.
  • South Asia - Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Iran, and the Maldives.
  • Southeast Asia - Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam
  • Northern Europe - Scandinavia, the British Isles, and the Baltics
  • Western Europe – Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Switzerland
  • Eastern Europe – Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine
  • Southern Europe – Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain

Then we will finish each month off with a World Culture Party featuring one of the countries we've studied, complete with decorations, activities, crafts, and food. Each family will sign up to bring a food from that part of the world to share for our culture party, but all the rest will be provided by me.

Readings, map templates, enrichment activities, websites, and videos will be provided monthly so you can work more at home if you wish.
Meet The Teacher

Hello! I'm Susan Bacon, director of Franklin School. I have a B.S. in Education with a minor in Gifted Education. I'm a state certified teacher with 5 years public school teaching experience and 35 years of working with students. Through private tutoring, teaching homeschool classes, and working with homeschooling families I have found that my greatest joy in life is helping students find their own unique way of learning.

After working as a cover school coordinator for 5 years I founded Franklin School. I saw a need to provide families with a more creative learning experience with a larger variety of activities. As director of Franklin School these past 20 years I have offered homeschooling families curriculum assistance, transcripts, a lending library, activities, classes, field trips, parent workshops, and many other homeschooling amenities. 

As a certified and very experienced teacher my goal is to assist parents by offering support in all areas of homeschooling and to help enrich each student’s educational adventure by offering a variety of classes. 

Schedule and Fees
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12 Classes

Enrolled Families: $100 Class Fee

Visiting Families: $120 Class Fee

approximately $8 ($10) a class

11:00am - 12:00pm Wednesday, once a month on Zoom

11:30am - 12:30pm Thursday, twice a month in person

4 classes on Zoom

8 classes in person

this semester

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