The Little House in the Highlands Art + Baking Novel Study Guide
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Travel back in time with our Art & Baking Novel Study Guide for the first book in a fun series about The Little House in the Highlands, Martha's Story!
Get your masterpiece passport ready as we go back in time, to the 1700’s in Scotland! A time to when Martha, great, grandmother of Laura Ingals Wilder grew up in a little stone house, in the Highlands! This novel series is a historical fiction, written by Melissa Wiley, and this novel study guide was written for children aged 4 to 13, as a companion to use along with our Adventures in Scotland - 3 Week Study!
There are traditional recipes and optional crafts to enjoy along the way, some of which older children may also enjoy. I hope you have fun reading this children's novel and its inspired study guide, with your family as much as we do.
Chapter by Chapter Lessons Planswhich include:
additional book lists
traditional recipes (included)
art projects (some suggestions with links for inspiration, and some included)
discussion questions about the chapters topics
missing word sentence work
A range of language arts worksheets for students to enjoy along side each chapter, with coloring, creative writing, sentence tracing, poetry, art appreciation and picture study with discussion questions, plus a Scottish Heroine Spotlight on Flora MacDonald and more!
Clay and Felt Fairies
Learn about the Great Scottish Tapestry (Scan the QR codes with each lesson for more details)
Interior Drawing of Tervish's Farm House with Thatched Roof (Scan QR Code to learn more about thatched room)
Creative Drawings of Brownies, with Art Appreciation
Bagpipes & Tartans Craft (included)
Hand sewing or Spinning wool with a drop spindle
Art Styles included in our Student Workbook:
Traditional Scottish Recipes Included:
Oatmeal Drop Cookies
Scottish Ham & Lentil Soup
Scottish Fruit Slice
Eccles Cakes with pie crust recipe
Scottish Seed Cake
Clapshot (Potatoes and Turnips)
Petticoat Tails Shortbread
Traditional Scottish Holidays/Historic Topics Covered:
Agriculture in Scotland in the 1700's
Family Dynamics in the 1700's
Castles, Maids, Lairds, and more
Prince Charles Edward Stewart
Jacobite Rebellion, and the battle of Culloden, in 1746
Pair this study up with our soon to release Unit Study all about the Clothing in Scotland and England in the 1700's!