If you fall within certain income requirements you are eligible for a FREE ACT. You will need to take a copy of your most recent taxes to a local High School counselor so they can verify (they dont need to make a copy, just make sure you are telling the truth) and they will give you the code to put in.
The following are not a full listing of all curriculums available to homeschoolers, but a list of some used by Alabama homeschool parents to he help if you are feeling overwhelmed with options. These curriculum’s run the gamut. They are religious, and secular, they are right leaning and left, they are common core aligned and NOT Common core aligned. The only thing they all have in common is that they were recommended by homeschool parents. You will need to refer to the “about” tabs to find out if they match your beliefs and educational styles!
Allinonehighschool.com English and American Lit, Easy Grammar plus, Institute for Excellence in Writing, Rod & Staff Grammar, Essentials in Writing and Essentials in Literature, Grammar for the Well Trained Mind, Brave Writer – Help for High School and Boomerangs for writing & literature, Oak Meadow – poetry, Vocabulary from Classical Roots, McDougal Littell for Literature, Khan for Grammar, Health Science.
Teaching Textbooks, Khan Academy, Saxon Math via Virtual Homeschool Group, Math-U-See, VideoText Algebra, Jacob’a Geometry, Personal finance.
Notgrass History, Allinonehighschool World History, Zinn – American History, Glencoe World History, Holt McDougal – World Geography, Great Courses Plus lectures, Icivics dot org, Primary Sources or immediate, first-hand accounts of a topic, from people who had a direct connection with it.
Pandia Press science, Guess Hollow cooking Chemistry, Classical Astronomy, Friendly Chemistry,
Textbooks for Physical Science & Biology (ordered from Thriftbooks or Amazon.), Miller & Levine Biology. (Dragonfly), Glencoe Health, Khan for Grammar, Health Science, McDougal Littell for Earth Science, Holt – Physical Science.
Multi Subject Curriculum:
Some of these are complete box sets, some you can pull out just the one or two subjects that you want to use.
CK12 & DiscoverK12 (public school curriculum without the public school strings), early enrollment at a local college, The Good and the Beautiful, 7 Sisters Homeschool, Apologia, Guest Hollow, Wilson Hill Academy, Lifepac, , Tapestry of Grace, Outschool, Switched on Schoolhouse.
The following chart is helpful for you to gauge how much time during the day you should be spending doing school work. You should not be doing 6 – 8 hours of school at home. *The Illinois State Board of Education released “remote learning recommendations”