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<p><strong>Color a picture of Viking warrior, make an edible oasis, create a Moorish ruler's turban and Aztec jewelry and more...d...on't just read about history?experience it!</strong></p> This comprehensive, 8.5" x 11" curriculum guide and activity book contains map activities, coloring pages, games, projects, review questions, cross-references to illustrated encyclopedias, and extensive book lists. Children and parents love the activities, ranging from cooking projects to crafts, board games to science experiments, and puzzles to projects.<br /><br /> Each <em>Story of the World</em> Activity Book provides a full year of history study when combined with the Textbook, Audiobook, and Tests?each available separately to accompany each volume of <em>The Story of the World</em> Activity Book. <strong>Activity Book 2 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-6.</strong> Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps Read More

Peace Hill Press
$24.23 at Amazon

<p><strong>The third volume in the <em>First Language Lessons</em> series, this scripted guide uses the classical techniques of me...morization, copywork, dictation, and narration to develop your child's language ability in the formative first years of study.</strong></p> The Level 3 Instructor Guide for <em>First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind</em> reinforces the grammar and writing concepts introduced in the previous levels. It also introduces new material, including sentence diagramming. This instructor book has the same simple-to-use, scripted format as the previous levels. (The Level 3 Student Workbook is available separately; the workbook makes it easier for busy parents to spend more time teaching, and less time preparing?you don't have to hand-draw any diagram frames!)<br /><br /><em>First Language Lessons Level 3</em> is designed to follow Levels 1 and 2, but can be used as a first grammar text for older students. The optional end-units on writing letters, dictionary skills, and oral usage allow you to tailor the instruction to the needs of your child. <strong>Grade Recommendation: Grades 2-4</strong>. Read More

Peace Hill Press
$20.27 at Amazon

<p><strong>Color a picture of a Minoan bull-jumper, make a model of the Nile River, create Roman armor and Celtic jewelry and more......don't just read about history?experience it!</strong></p> This comprehensive, 8.5" x 11" curriculum guide and activity book contains map activities, coloring pages, games, projects, review questions, cross-references to illustrated encyclopedias, and extensive book lists. Children and parents love the activities, ranging from cooking projects to crafts, board games to science experiments, and puzzles to projects.<br /><br /> Each <em>Story of the World</em> Activity Book provides a full year of history study when combined with the Textbook, Audiobook, and Tests?each available separately to accompany each volume of <em>The Story of the World</em> Activity Book. <strong>Activity Book 1 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-5.</strong> Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps Read More

Peace Hill Press
$12.88 at Amazon

<p><strong>This second book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of histo...ry. <em>The Story of the World</em> has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls?over 150,000 copies of the series in print!</strong></p> Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives?and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of other lands. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, this revised edition of <em>The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 2: The Middle Ages</em> weaves world history into a story book format. Who discovered chocolate? What happened to the giant Fovor of the Mighty Blows? Why did the Ottoman Turks drag their war ships across dry land?<br /><br /><em>The Story of the World</em> covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas?find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, <em>The Story of the World</em> includes each continent and major people group. <em>Volume 2: The Middle Ages</em>, is the second of a four-volume series and covers the major historical events in the years 400 to 1600 CE, as well as including maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture.<br /><br /> Each <em>Story of the World</em> volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests?each available separately to accompany each volume of <em>The</em><em>Story of the World</em> Text Book. <strong>Volume 2 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-6.</strong> Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps Read More

Peace Hill Press
$11.05 at Amazon

<p><strong>History has been taught in a boring way for far too long.<br /></strong></p> A subject as moving and powerful as humani...ty's past should be inviting, and when it is told well, it is. Susan Wise Bauer succeeds in telling the captivating story of history with her best-selling history series. Parents and young readers have fallen in love with her narrative history, <em>The Story of the World</em>, and its accompanying Activity Book. Now teachers and home educators can take advantage of a new and valuable learning tool: the Tests and Answer Key package.<br /><br /> Included are 42 tests: one for each chapter of <em>The Story of the World</em>. Perfect for evaluating comprehension and retention. The narrative format of <em>The Story of the World</em> helps children remember the famous people, places, and events in history. These tests offer you an easy way to make sure that your child is absorbing the important events from world history. A combination of multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and short writing samples allow you to evaluate your child's retention and comprehension of key events in <em>The Story of the World</em>. The Tests package contains an answer key for all tests.<br /><br /> These easy-to-use tests and answer keys, successfully used by hundreds of parents and teachers, provide an objective method for measuring retention of key facts, figures, and events from history. A combination of sequencing, matching, short-answer, and essay-style questions gives students a chance to show what they've learned. Used with <em>The Story of the World</em> Text Book and Activity Book (sold separately), the Test and Answer Key gives educators a complete history curriculum for their elementary school students. Read More

Peace Hill Press
$8.24 at Amazon

<p><strong>History has been taught in a boring way for far too long.<br /></strong></p> A subject as moving and powerful as humani...ty's past should be inviting, and when it is told well, it is. Susan Wise Bauer succeeds in telling the captivating story of history with her best-selling history series. Parents and young readers have fallen in love with her narrative history, <em>The Story of the World</em>, and its accompanying Activity Book. Now teachers and home educators can take advantage of a new and valuable learning tool: the Tests and Answer Key package.<br /><br /> Included are 42 tests: one for each chapter of <em>The Story of the World</em>. Perfect for evaluating comprehension and retention. The narrative format of <em>The Story of the World</em> helps children remember the famous people, places, and events in history. These tests offer you an easy way to make sure that your child is absorbing the important events from world history. A combination of multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and short writing samples allow you to evaluate your child's retention and comprehension of key events in <em>The Story of the World</em>. The Tests package contains an answer key for all tests.<br /><br /> These easy-to-use tests and answer keys, successfully used by hundreds of parents and teachers, provide an objective method for measuring retention of key facts, figures, and events from history. A combination of sequencing, matching, short-answer, and essay-style questions gives students a chance to show what they've learned. Used with <em>The Story of the World</em> Text Book and Activity Book (sold separately), the Test and Answer Key gives educators a complete history curriculum for their elementary school students. Read More

Peace Hill Press
$12.99 at Amazon

<p><strong>This second book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of histo...ry. <em>The Story of the World</em> has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls?over 150,000 copies of the series in print!</strong></p> Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives?and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of other lands. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, this revised edition of <em>The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 2: The Middle Ages</em> weaves world history into a story book format. Who discovered chocolate? What happened to the giant Fovor of the Mighty Blows? Why did the Ottoman Turks drag their war ships across dry land?<br /><br /><em>The Story of the World</em> covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas?find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, <em>The Story of the World</em> includes each continent and major people group. <em>Volume 2: The Middle Ages</em>, is the second of a four-volume series and covers the major historical events in the years 400 to 1600 CE, as well as including maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture.<br /><br /> Each <em>Story of the World</em> volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests?each available separately to accompany each volume of <em>The</em><em>Story of the World</em> Text Book. <strong>Volume 2 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-6.</strong> Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps Read More

Peace Hill Press
$28.31 at Amazon

<p><strong>History will never be the same again!</strong></p> This spirited reading of the first in Susan Wise Bauer's <em>Story o...f the World</em> history series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of ancient times.<br /><br /> Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives-and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the globe. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of the ancient world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, <em>The Story of the World</em> weaves world history into a storybook format. This volume covers the major historical events from the beginning of civilization to the fall of the Roman Empire.<br /><br /> This <em>Story of the World</em> audiobook is a collaboration between Jim Weiss, whose voice has been described as ?liquid gold? (CNN-TV), and Susan Wise Bauer, whose writing has been described as ?timeless and intelligent? (<em>Publishers Weekly</em>). It may be used along with the print books (<em>The Story of the World</em> Volume 1 Text Book, Activity Book, and Tests; each sold separately), as a supplement to a traditional history curriculum, or independently. Approximately 8 hours on 7 audio CDs. Read More

Peace Hill Press
$26.38 at Amazon

<p><strong>History will never be the same again!</strong></p> This spirited reading of the first in Susan Wise Bauer's <em>Story o...f the World</em> history series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of ancient times.<br /><br /> Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives-and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the globe. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of the ancient world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, <em>The Story of the World</em> weaves world history into a storybook format. This volume covers the major historical events from the years 400 to 1600?from the fall of Rome through the rise of the Renaissance.<br /><br /> This <em>Story of the World</em> audiobook is a collaboration between Jim Weiss, whose voice has been described as ?liquid gold? (CNN-TV), and Susan Wise Bauer, whose writing has been described as ?timeless and intelligent? (<em>Publishers Weekly</em>). It may be used along with the print books (<em>The Story of the World</em> Volume 2 Text Book, Activity Book, and Tests; each sold separately), as a supplement to a traditional history curriculum, or independently. Approximately 11 hours on 9 CDs. Read More

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