The information below is from the May 2016 WPA Conference.

Stay tuned for information on upcoming events.


“Please Touch” Curriculum Resource Area

Partial List of Materials in the “Please Touch” Curriculum Resource Area


  • 101 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum by Cathy Duffy
  • ACE sample pack elementary from 2002
  • Home Learning Year-by-Year by Rebecca Rupp
  • KONOS Vol. 3 from 1990
  • The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise
  • What Your __ Grader Needs to Know, edited by E. D. Hirsch, Jr.


  • Math-u-see: primer, alpha, beta, gamma, delta, epsilon, and zeta
  • Saxon Math—many levels
  • Art of Problem Solving geometry
  • Dolciani Structure and Method Course 2 (pre-algebra)
  • Foerster Algebra
  • Life of Fred: Fractions, Decimals, Pre-algebra with biology, Pre-algebra with economics, and Physics shortly
  • Several logic books

Language Arts

  • A Beka Language
  • A Beka basic phonics cards
  • Easy Grammar, grades 4 and 3, and daily grams
  • Editor in Chief, several levels
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • How to Read a Book
  • Invitation to the Classics
  • Michael Clay Thompson: Sentence Island, Grammar Island, practice books, grammar town, grammar island, essay voyage, several levels of poetry books, and one literature set
  • Rod and Staff grammar
  • St. Martin’s Guide to Writing
  • Vocabulary from Classical Roots
  • Words Their Way spelling and all accompanying word list books
  • Writing Strands


  • Apologia Science
  • Campbell, Reece, and Mitchell’s Biology
  • Chemistry, Part I – Teaching Company
  • Connections – PBS TV
  • CPO Science (Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth Science)
  • Ellen McHenry science materials
  • Real Science-4-Kids
  • Several years of NOEO science: Chemistry I, Biology I, Biology II, Physics I
  • The Story of Science (Joy Hakim)
  • TOPS (Task-Oriented Physical Science) Learning Systems
  • Understanding the Human Body – Teaching Company

Social Studies


  • A Beka 3rd grade history
  • A History of US (Joy Hakim)
  • American Adventures (Ira Peck, etc.)
  • Kingfisher History Encyclopedia
  • The Story of the World series by Susan Wise Bauer
  • Usborne Book of World Geography


  • Old World Wisconsin
  • Watch it Made in the USA

Ancient History:

  • The Greeks – Asimov
  • American Government:
  • Basic American Government


  • Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?

20th Century:

  • US and the Middle East – Teaching Company
  • Geography
  • Trail Guide Geography


  • Lifepac 5th grade Bible

Foreign Language

  • Getting Started With Latin
  • Greek Code Cracker
  • Minimus Latin
  • Minimus Secondus
  • Prima Latina
  • So you really want to learn Latin (galore park, British)
  • Song school Latin
  • Spanish