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Indiana homeschoolers offered up these suggestions on the IAHE Discussion Page on Facebook.
- Notgrass History – textbook, classical style with hands on activities elementary, middle, high
- A Helping Hand State History from a Christian perspective – textbook, workbook with hands on activities, games, novels elementary
- Homeschool Helper – FREE (at time of posting) online/downloadable lapbook – contains a book list
- Indiana State Museum – online site with links to many resources
- Indiana Historical Society – online, free, elementary, middle, high school
- Crossroads Connect – book and app (Check out Unit 2 on Indiana Statehood!)
- Easy Fun School – by Easy Fun School
- Our Land Publications – 124 pages – upper elementary students work at their own pace
Indiana History App – Ball State University
This free app teaches fourth-grade level students about Indiana history and is accessible on iPad, Android Tablets, and online at app.bsufieldtrips.org. The app teaches students about the pioneers that made Indiana so great! People like Colonel Eli Lilly, Madam CJ Walker, Abraham Lincoln, and much more are included.
The app and all of its contents are completely free. The Teacher Portal contains structured, state-approved lesson plans as well as the ability to build your own lessons.
Let us know if you have found other options for teaching Indiana history