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  1. Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History Curriculum Package
    Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History Curriculum Package
    Amy Puetz
    Golden Prairie Press / 2014 / Other
    $98.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW920100

Take your entire family on a hands-on tour of the past! Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History is a multi-level curriculum can be used with students in grades 1-6. Each lesson is divided into two sections; the first page has a larger font with a more simplistic overview for grades 1-2, while the next section has the same information at a more advanced level for students in grades 3-6.

This curriculum integrates a literature component, lots of hands-on historical crafts, music, memory verses, skits, and writing topics for a fun, complete history program. Structured in an easy-to-follow format, the leveled pages of lesson text precede the exercises; chapters end with questions, writing topics, geography work, hands-on crafts/activities, and on the last lesson of the week, a memory verse. The included "additional materials CD" in the back of the book includes printable timelines, instructions and videos, artwork, coloring pages, and more.

Activities in the text reference the included Historical Skits book, which features 19 skits, the Listen to Some US History CD which includes original speeches, poems, sermons, and documents that are mentioned in the book, and Sing Some History CD that features recordings of historical songs like "Oh! Susanna" and "When Johnny Comes Marching Home." It also references books to read; these works of literature are sold-separately in the Heroes and Heroines of the Past Literature Package.

Covers 30 weeks; lessons take approximately 1 hour, though time will vary. Grades 1-6. 782 pages in two volumes. Line-listed answer keys included in the back of each volume. Indexed, softcover. Non-reproducible and non-consumable.

This kit includes:

  • Heroes & Heroines of the Past: American History Part 1 1000-1837, 379 pages, softcover with Additional Materials CD
  • Heroes & Heroines of the Past: American History Part 2 - 1837 to the Present, 381-782 pages,
  • Historical Skits, Volume 1, 44 pages, softcover
  • Sing Some History CD, 20 tracks, 30 minutes listening time
  • Listen to Some US History CD, 20 tracks, MP3 format

This kit does NOT include the following literature that's used in this course:

  • Ten Great Adventurers by Kate Dickinson Sweetser, edited by Amy Puetz
  • Ten Girls from History by Kate Dickinson Sweetser, edited by Amy Puetz
  • Heroines of the Past: Bible Study by Amy Puetz
  • Two Little Americans in Spanish California by Frances Margaret Fox
  • Jack and Jill by Louisa May Alcott

  1. Heroes and Heroines of the Past Literature Package
    Heroes and Heroines of the Past Literature Package
    Amy Puetz
    Golden Prairie Press / Other
    $59.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW920158

This set of literature is designed to accompany the Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History curriculum; it is designed for 5th and 6th graders, but may also be used as read-alouds for younger students.

This kit includes:

  • Ten Great Adventurers by Kate Dickinson Sweetser, edited by Amy Puetz

  • Ten Girls from History by Kate Dickinson Sweetser, edited by Amy Puetz
  • Heroines of the Past: Bible Study by Amy Puetz
  • Two Little Americans in Spanish California by Frances Margaret Fox
  • Jack and Jill by Louisa May Alcott

    1. Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History Part 2 (1837 to the Present)
      Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History Part 2 (1837 to the Present)
      Amy Puetz
      Golden Prairie Press / 2014 / Trade Paperback
      $39.99
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW920098

    Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History Part 2: 1837 to the Present is the second of a two-book curriculum series that together covers 30 lessons for a full year of history instruction.

    This is a multi-level curriculum can be used with students in grades 1-6. Each lesson is divided into two sections; the first page has a larger font with a more simplistic overview for grades 1-2, while the next section has the same information at a more advanced level for students in grades 3-6.

    This curriculum integrates a literature component, lots of hands-on historical crafts, music, memory verses, skits, and writing topics for a fun, complete history program. Structured in an easy-to-follow format, the leveled pages of lesson text precede the exercises; chapters end with questions, writing topics, geography work, hands-on crafts/activities, and on the last lesson of the week, a memory verse.

    This curriculum is designed to be used with a number of components: the American History Additional Materials CD-ROM, Listen to Some US History MP3 CD, Sing Some History Audio CD, Historical Skits Volume 1, and the Heroes & Heroines of the Past Literature Package; these are referenced in this volume, but are not included - - all resources are sold-separately.

    Volume 2 alone covers 15 weeks; lessons take approximately 1 hour, though time will vary. Grades 1-6. Includes pages 381-781 (pages 1-380 are in Volume 1). Softcover. Line-listed answer keys included in the back. Indexed, softcover. Non-reproducible and non-consumable.

      1. Sing Some History Audio CD
        Sing Some History Audio CD
        Golden Prairie Press / 2014 / Compact disc
        $15.00
        Availability: In Stock
        CBD Stock No: WW920113

      Sing Some History is part of the Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History curriculum but could be used independently by anyone looking to insert some historical music into their studies! This CD includes 20 historical songs, including All the Pretty Little Horses, Johnny has Gone for a Soldier, Tippecanoe and Tyler Too, Oh! Susanna, Sweet Betsy from Pike, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, and more. 30 minutes on CD.

        1. Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History Additional Materials CD-ROM
          Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History Additional Materials CD-ROM
          Amy Puetz
          Golden Prairie Press / 2014 / Compact disc
          $6.00
          Availability: In Stock
          CBD Stock No: WW920156

        This additional materials CD comes with the (sold-separately) Heroes and Heroines of the Past: American History Curriculum Package; it's available separately for those who have purchased the individual course elements.

        This CD-ROM includes printable timelines, instructions and videos, artwork, coloring pages, and other helps.