Synopses & Reviews
'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, The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child; Volume 3: Early Modern Timesweaves world history into a story book format. Who was the Sun King? Why did the Luddites go around England smashing machines? And how did samurai become sumo wrestlers?
The Story of the Worldcovers 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, The Story of the Worldincludes each continent and major people group. Volume 3: Early Modern Timesis the third of a four volume series and covers the major historical events in the years 1600 to 1850, as well as including maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture.
Each Story of the Worldvolume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests\'\"each available separately to accompany each volume of TheStory of the WorldText Book. Volume 3 Grade Recommendation: Grades 3-8.'
This comprehensive activity book and curriculum guide contains all you need to make history come alive for your child! DON'T JUST READ about history--experience it! Color a picture of Captain Cook in Botany Bay, design a Persian rug, play the Battle of Bunker Hill board game, and pan for gold. Designed to turn the accompanying book The Story of the World, Volume 3 into a complete history program, this activity book provides comprehension questions and answers, sample narrations, maps and geography activities, coloring pages, lists of additional readings in history and literature, and many simple, hands-on activities--all designed for grades 1--4.
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. Each 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 Activity Book.
Color a picture of Captain Cook in Botany Bay, design an Ottoman pattern, play the Battle of Bunker Hill board game, and pan for gold...don't just read about history--experience it!
'\'This third book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World
has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers\\\' polls\\\'\\\"over 150,000 copies of the series in print!\\n
About the Author
Susan Wise Bauer is the best-selling author of the Story of the World series for elementary students, author of The Well-Educated Mind, The History of the Ancient World and The History of the Medieval World, and the co-author of The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home. She is a faculty member in English at the College of William & Mary in Virginia, where she teaches writing and literature.