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Easy-to-use lessons are arranged chronologically by region, with three "Timeline Timeouts" designed to help students synthesize the chronological events on their timeline. Lessons are designed for parents to guide students through the study, and include checkboxes for the day's reading, assignments, and activities The Ancient Times covers the first civilizations, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Ancient Africa, Assyria, Babylon, China, Phoenicia, India, Persia, Greece, Rome, and other countries.
This Level 1 guide is designed for students in grades 1-4, who are in the classical "grammar" stage of education. Full of engaging activities that tell history as an exciting story, Level 1 utilizes many activities that provide a hands-on experience through craft projects, art projects, cooking, and coloring. A keepsake book final project is also included.
35 lessons plus reproducible maps. Loose-leaf pages with cover sheet. Reproducible for home use only. Grades 1-4. Following a 1-2 hours/3 days a week schedule will cover a 36-week school year.
Vendor: Pandia Press
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Series: History Odyssey
Homeschool mother of 21 Stars Out Of 5Just a Study Guide- Many additional resources needed to teachOctober 20, 2014Homeschool mother of 2Value: 1Meets Expectations: 1This is just a study guide, there is very little to no actual teaching content. The author has done the research to find what she feels is age appropriate, and I would imagine to her, truthful content. In order to actually teach anything, you need to use several other books and resources recommended by the guide. It is strictly the lesson plans and what pages/activities and chapters to read in the other books that she recommends you purchase in order to teach your students.
Additional books and supply list:
Main Reference Spines:
The Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of World History
A Child's History of the World by V.M. Hillyer
Books and Resources:
The Story of the World, Vol. 1: Ancient Times by Susan Wise Bauer
History Pockets: Ancient Civilizations (Evan-Moor)
Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors by M. Broida
Ancient Israelites and Their Neighbors by M. Broida
Life in Ancient Greece Coloring Book by John Green
Life in Ancient Rome Coloring Book by John Green
Three ring binder or folder
Globe or world map
Basic art supplies
In my opinion, I didn't really like the reviews I read or the content I found when using Amazon's Look Inside feature on some of the main recommended books. I would not use them and expect to teach truth to my children.
If you choose to purchase this guide just be careful, do your own research on the additional material. Also expect to spend a decent amount of money upfront to actually purchase the additional materials needed.
It may be a wonderful tool for some, it was not at all what I was expecting.