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 America the Beautiful Curriculum Package
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 America the Beautiful Curriculum Package

Notgrass Company / 2011 / Hardcover

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This one-year American history, geography, and literature course will bring students through the dynamic past of the United States. America the Beautiful Part 1 includes 75 lessons that begin with life before European colonization and continue through the first years of the Civil War. America the Beautiful Part 2 includes 75 lessons that begin with America's expansion into the West during the early 1800s and continue into modern times. Five daily lessons typically focus on an element such as a major event of the time period, an amazing creation God's placed in America, an American landmark, a biographical study, and notes on how daily life was lived at the time.

Simply written instructions are tailored for independent learners; at the beginning of each unit, an overview, list of lessons, and list of additional books needed are provided. Lessons may be read aloud, or alone. Four to six activities are provided at the end of each lesson, which parents may choose assignments from; each takes approximately 45-90 minutes, and students are not expected to complete all of them. Activities often cover thinking biblically, vocabulary, creative writing, or activities in Maps of America the Beautiful Timeline of America the Beautiful, We the People Student Workbook, or the (sold-separately) Lesson Review books. One special family activity is assigned per week, including arts and crafts, recipes, and multi-age projects.

We the People is a rich collection of letters, documents, speeches, songs, poems, stories, memoirs, and articles written as American history unfolded. Documents are not in chronological order; they are indexed by title, author, and chronological order, however. Features the thoughts and words of Lewis and Clark, the Wright Brothers, Benjamin Franklin, and others.

Maps of America the Beautifulasks students to identify and mark locations on maps that examine history (World War II, Lewis & Clark) and places of cultural importance (landmarks across the US, the National Mall), as well as simple geography (the islands of Hawaii).

Timeline of America the Beautiful is designed to be used with the texts; they often provide an assignment to be completed in this book. Simply turn to the assigned year, and find the blank with the correct lesson number noted. Students copy the assigned statement in the blank, and may color in the illustration if desired.

The answer key provides line-listed answers for the America the Beautiful Student Workbook, Timeline of America the Beautiful, America the Beautiful Lesson Review, and the vocabulary questions at the end of the textbook chapters. Answers are organized by book, and then lesson number.

Grades 5-8.

This kit includes:

  • America the Beautiful Book 1, 439 pages, hardcover; black and white and color illustrations and photographs are included.
  • America the Beautiful Book 2; Continuing from Book 1, it contains pages 439-1007. hardcover; black and white and color illustrations and photographs are included.
  • We the People, 220 pages, hardcover.
  • Maps of America the Beautiful; non-reproducible.
  • Timeline of America the Beautiful
  • America the Beautiful Answer Key, Stapled binding, paperback.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Vendor: Notgrass Company
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 1609990331
ISBN-13: 9781609990336

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Homeschool Specialists' Review

This history and geography course for grades 5 to 8 covers America from its beginnings to the present. My children and I learned a great deal about America’s landmarks, natural resources, and our past and present leaders, but this course really came to life for us through the accompanying book, We the People. Based on personal journals and real accounts from people in the past, it includes famous speeches and documents for us to review and study. This was a fun way for my kids to learn about America past and present. Includes two hardcover student textbooks, book of primary resources, timeline book, maps, and answer key. From Notgrass.

-Cindy

P.S. This curriculum also offers two workbooks that are sold separately. The Lesson Review provides daily review questions and weekly tests to help the student retain the information. The Student Workbook includes fill-in-the-blank activities, drawing, and other handwork sheets.

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Q: 1 or 2 years? Is the full curriculum package intended to cover 1 or 2 years of middle school history?

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This is designed to cover one-year of American history, geography, and literature.

Q: How necessary are all the 'extras' in the package?

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All of the items in the curriculum package are essential to the program. Optional items, which help measure your students understanding of the curriculum, are the Student Workbook (WW668952), designed for 5th- and 6th-graders, and the Lesson Review book (WW668537), designed for 7th- and 8th-graders.

Q: Which of the items need to be purchased for an additional student? I'm sure some of these book can be used by both students. ...which ones cannot? Thanks!

A:

For use with additional students you will need extra copies of the Timeline (WW668846) and Maps (WW668627). You might also want to purchase either the Student Workbook (WW668952) or Lesson Review Book (WW668537), which are not included in the kit, for each student.

Q: can younger kids use this My daughter will be in 4th grade next year. She reads at an advanced level and enjoys history. Could this curriculum be used with a fourth grader or would it be to advanced?

A:

This curriculum is designed for Middle School, Grades 5-8 (Ages 10-14). We recommend viewing the sample pages available for the kit and the individual items to see if this curriculum would work with your daughter.

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