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This kit includes: Nine video sessions with teacher's guide on DVD. Student textbook included.
This DVD is coded for all regions.
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Focus on the Family
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9 X 7 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Drive Thru History
Drive Thru History with Dave Stotts #1: Rome If You Want To, DVDDave Stotts, Jim FitzgeraldTyndale Entertainment / 2005 / DVD$16.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 19 Reviews
$19.99Save 15% ($3.00)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW972759Video
Drive Thru History with Dave Stotts #2: Greece and the Word, DVDDave Stotts, Jim FitzgeraldTyndale Entertainment / 2005 / DVD$16.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 9 Reviews
$19.99Save 15% ($3.00)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW972767Video
This 9-unit, DVD-based homeschool curriculum includes integrated supplemental materials to be used by educators with the objective of helping sutdents recognize the relationship between the Christian worldview prevalent among the Founding Fathers and how these beliefs guided their actions.
- Unit Topics:
- Faith and Freedom
- Benjamin Franklin
- Benjamin Rush
- George Washington
- Benjamin Banneker
- Haym Salomon
- Abigail Adams
- Noah Webster
- John Quincy Adams
YouthLeader06IowaAge: 25-34Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Great lessons for kidsMarch 23, 2015YouthLeader06IowaAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4We watched these videos on Sunday nights with our kids. Lots of great content! My boys, who are 14 and 9, thought Dave Stotts was a little goofy, but that's okay, he made it entertaining for my girls who are 7 and 5 and didn't understand all the information that was being given. I haven't used the book, just wanted to use the DVD to help bring up topics to discuss with my kids. They go to a Christian school, but I really wanted to supplement what they were learning and drive home the fact that our nation was started on Christian principals.
RobinAberdeen, MarylandAge: 35-44Gender: female3 Stars Out Of 5Not exactly what I expectedFebruary 4, 2014RobinAberdeen, MarylandAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 3Value: 3Meets Expectations: 3Drive thru History has been a favorite of our son for a few years now, so I ordered Drive thru History America as his history resource for sixth grade. I realize it was recommended for 6-12th grade levels, but our son is an avid reader, and I thought this would work. The DVD is great, of course, highly entertaining, but it does repeat some segments we already watched in other Drive Thru History videos (the first 4 about Pennsylvania, etc.) In all fairness, there is some new material too. I was very disappointed in the book that accompanied the video. There was some quality information it it, but it included some debate topics that I think are not age appropriate for sixth grade. It also seemed to lack a cohesive organization strategy, and I found it difficult to break the chapters into different days of assignments. I have just given up on trying to use the textbook that came in this set. It is just too difficult to use. However, we LOVE the Drive Thru History videos, and will probably order the series about the ancient times, recognizing that I will need to supplement them with some other written history resource.
MAMABEARPAAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5April 27, 2012MAMABEARPAAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5We are very pleased w/ this product. Captures the attention of all age groups.
Mama CAge: 45-54Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5I really enjoy these DVD'sApril 12, 2012Mama CAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4We have several Drive Thru History DVD's. They help make history fun and memorable.
beardfamily55 Stars Out Of 5December 21, 2011beardfamily5Quality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great product for anyone wishing to learn more about American History
Q: Is there a good American history book to use alongside this series?
Besides the included workbook, there is not a specific history book to accompany this. Some suggested supplemental reading would be WW78304 "George Washington's World", WW96845 "A Child's Story of America" or WW79453 "Lives of The Signers".
Q: Is this a full year curriculum? My kids are having a hard time following the abeka is this a full year curriculum or a supplemental. I like abeka but would like to find a dvd that could be used in conjunction with abeka?
This curriculum contains 9 lessons. It would count as ¼ to ½ year depending on the number of supplemental activities you choose to complete.
Q: Stotts or Barton? The LOGO is the same as Drive Thru History with Dave Stotts.Is Dave Stotts in this DVD or David Barton?
The curriculum is written by David Barton. Dave Stotts is featured in the short DVD clips, which are taken from the Drive Thru History series.
Q: Use with other Drive Thru Movies? Can you use this along with the other American series of Drive Thru or are they almost the same?
This can be used with other "Drive Thru" DVDs. The DVD in it contains nine 10-minute segments focusing on historical persons that demonstrate particular character traits.
Q: What is the ISBN # on the Student Textbook? I want to make sure I buy the right one (if there is more than one) for her American History class. Thank you in advance!
The ISBN on the Student Textbook is 9781414313412.
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