Here you can download the newly updated NARHS Handbook. We've worked hard to make it easier to use, and pared it down to the essential information parents and students need to have a successful high school career with NARHS.
Latest revision: 08/02/2017
Compiled lists of American Classic Literature, Classic Christian Literature, and Classic Foreign Literature.
This handy checklist will help you make sure you have all your ducks in a row for applying to college.
The CDW is a great tool for getting your year's education planned out ahead of time. It helps set goals for the year, and also helps make sure that the courses you have planned are at a high school level.
This form is now part of the Registration Form and can be found there, or downloaded here.
Last update: March 11, 2020
If you are wanting to submit an electronic portfolio for your end-of-the-year review, rather than mailing in a physical box of student work, here are some instructions to help you organize your portfolio and submit it electronically to your advisor at the end of the year.
Important suggestions and guidelines for grading/evaluating student work.
20 Ways to Respond to a Book & Book Report Guidelines & Grading.
Especially helpful for students doing "Classics & Composition" (see Classic Literature Lists Download).
This Sample & Blank Assessment Rubric are perfect for customizing your own grading rubric.
Additional self-designed grading tools can be found Downloads: "Goals-based Grading Tool" and "Self-Design Grading Tool".
This packet includes the following pages pertaining to grading writing assignments from the NARHS Resource Advisor:
Writing Quick Guide
One Way to Evaluate a Composition
Composition Rating Scale
Composition Assignment Rubric
Research Paper Evaluation Tool
Research Paper Rubric
Evaluating Physical Education (PE) can be difficult, but the following tools can help!
The first page gives some helpful suggestions for setting and assessing goals, and the other pages are rubrics for you to use.
Grading Tools & Rubrics for grading: Speeches, Posters, Brochures & Notebooks,
Discussion, Group Participation, & Personal Work Habits
This includes a sample Lab Report Form and Science Lab Scoring Rubric.
This is the table of contents for the First Great Book of High School Course Descriptions. For the course description itself, please contact your advisor and let them know which course description you would like to see and we can email it to you. This is only available to families currently registered with NARHS.
The GBGT helps you set your goals for the course ahead of time and evaluate how the goals were met. It also features a way to "weight" the more important goals so they factor more heavily into the final grade.
Use this handy tool to keep track of grades and calculate the average grade for a course.
Ever wonder how to grade work experience? This handy tool can help!
A home school transcript is required for all reviews involving home-based education. This form has all the elements needed in the home school transcript.
Last updated March 11, 2020
Here's the script for the Homeschooling the High Schooler Video:
This form is now required with registration. If you use the registration form downloaded from the website, this is already included.
Use this form to help track and assess community service work done by the student.
If you are new to NARHS, this is where to start. Fill this out and send it to us to get the process started. Also included with the registration form are the Curriculum Design Worksheet and the Integrity of Home Based Learning verification forms.
Updated March 11, 2020
If you are registering for the first time, please use our standard registration form online or the Registration Form available in downloads. If you are re-registering and none of your contact information is changed you may use the online re-registration form. If you would prefer to print and fill out a form, please use the Registration form.
Last update: March 11, 2020
Grading Self-Designed courses is tough. You have to track hours, which is easy, but you still have to come up with a grade, which can be difficult. This grading tool was designed to make it easier.
This tool is great for helping describe your self-designed course, including goals and how you met them.
Use these in-depth instructions to create courses specifically designed for your student. This includes ideas for how to write goals & objectives, track time & progress, grade work & projects, collect evidence, and much more!
If you don't see an evaluation tool that pertains to your course, please see our other downloads for additional assessment tools.