Sunday, May 17, 2015

10 Netflix Movies for Homeschooling High School

Some of these may be appropriate for middle schoolers as well - and perhaps a couple for upper elementary.  I have not reviewed every movie/mini-series myself, so please preview to make your own decisions!

I plan to take advantage of my Netflix subscription with homeschooler more often.  We are currently watching The Story of Us! (#2)

1.  Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre - read for free with Kindle Unlimited.  Watch on Netflix:
Jane Eyre 2011  or Jane Eyre 1996

2.  America:  The Story of Us   along with free study guides

3.  The Bible miniseries along with the episode guide and of course, a Bible.

4.  The Diary of Anne Frank, 2009.  The Diary of a Young Girl on Amazon.   More resources here. 

5.  PBS's miniseries, The Civil War.  Classroom resources.

6.  The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents - and here is a book we used the past few years:  The President Fact Book (except ours stopped before Obama)  Oh, and an episode guide from 
Or if you have Amazon Prime, you can watch Portrait of the American Presidents, Part 1 & 2

7.  The Boy in the Striped Pajamas movie and book by John Boyne 

8.  Planet Earth - the Complete Series  and here is a review by Five J's blog!

9.  Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, 1999 and read for free here on your Kindle.  

10.  The Universe. (History Channel)  I have an astronomy buff - so we will be watching this.  (We'll be skipping any references to Big Bang, etc)  Here is an episode guide. 


  1. Visiting from Weekly Wrap-Up. Thank you for sharing these. There are a few I know my boys will love. Have a blessed weekend!

  2. Thanks! I'm glad you found something helpful. It's a nice way to learn right along side of the kids too!