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About Veritas Press History

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Veritas Press' classical Christian curriculum teaches students history through a multi-sensory approach that uses colorful flashcards, engaging timeline memory songs, and effective teacher resources.

The recommended History schedule is:
Grade K: Bede's History of ME
Grade 1: Bede's History of US Grade 2: Old Testament & Ancient Egypt
Grade 3: New Testament, Greece & Rome
Grade 4: Middle Ages, Renaissance & Reformation
Grade 5: Explorers to 1815
Grade 6: 1815-Present

Each level (2 & up) includes history cards that feature a full-color photograph with a historic period/item on the front, and a short summary, date, and list of recommended resources on the back. Cards are color-coded so that the multiple series can be easily gathered together as needed; card numbers for the particular series are included along with card numbers that combine all Bible and history cards.

Cards are designed to be used with the Memory Song CDs. These usually feature a single track that covers major events, dates, places, and people chronologically. One track with vocals and one instrumental track are provided for each song.

There are four teacher's guide options: the homeschool (print) teacher's guide or the homeschool enhanced CD-ROM, and the school (print) teacher's guide or the school enhanced CD-ROM. The difference between the homeschool and school print guides is that the homeschool guide is a softcover and the school version is loose-leaf pages in a three-ring-binder; in addition, the copyright allows homeschool teachers to make copies for their homeschool classes, and the school version allows teachers to make copies for their classrooms. The content is identical.

The enhanced teacher CD-ROMs include the memory song (also found on the memory CD) in addition to an electronic version of the Teacher's Manual (which includes a worksheet, at least one project, and a test for each card in that year's series) and a "how to" video which provides help and guidance. Enhanced materials are in adobe acrobat format and can be accessed on the CD-ROM of most Macintosh and Windows computers. For each course, it’s recommended that students read engaging works (often historical fiction) that complement the events that they’re learning about; in addition, Veritas Press recommends a number of “Priority 1” materials—a collection of resources they feel is the most useful for each history level. Here are the lists of recommended books:

Old Testament & Ancient Egypt Book List
New Testament, Greece & Rome Book List
Middle Ages, Renaissance & Reformation Book List
Explorers to 1815 Book List
1815-Present Book List

The History Transition Guide Series

  1. History Transition Guide Volume 1
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    History Transition Guide Volume 1
    Veritas Press / Other
    $19.00
  2. History Transition Guide Volume 2
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    History Transition Guide Volume 2
    Veritas Press / Other
    $19.00

Bede's History

  1. Bede's History of ME
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    Bede's History of ME
    Veritas Press / Trade Paperback
    $15.00
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  2. Bede's History of US
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    Bede's History of US
    Veritas Press / Trade Paperback
    $15.00
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews

Old Testament & Ancient Egypt

  1. Veritas Press History Cards: Old  Testament and Ancient Egypt
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  2. Old Testament Ancient Egypt Memory  Song CD
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    Old Testament Ancient Egypt Memory Song CD
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Compact disc
    $7.00
  3. Old Testament Ancient Egypt  Homeschool Manual
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    Old Testament Ancient Egypt Homeschool Manual
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Trade Paperback
    $29.00 Retail: $35.00 Save 17% ($6.00)
  4. Old Testament Ancient Egypt  Homeschool Teacher's Manual Enhanced CD
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    Old Testament Ancient Egypt Homeschool Teacher's Manual Enhanced CD
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Compact disc
    $25.00

New Testament, Greece & Rome

  1. Veritas Press History Cards: New  Testament, Greece, and Rome
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  2. New Testament Greece & Rome Memory  Song CD
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    New Testament Greece & Rome Memory Song CD
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Compact disc
    $7.00
  3. New Testament, Greece, and  Rome--Homeschool Teacher's Manual
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    New Testament, Greece, and Rome--Homeschool Teacher's Manual
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Trade Paperback
    $29.00 Retail: $35.00 Save 17% ($6.00)
  4. New Testament Greece & Rome  Homeschool Teacher's Manual Enhanced CD
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    New Testament Greece & Rome Homeschool Teacher's Manual Enhanced CD
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Compact disc
    $25.00

Middle Ages, Renaissance, & Reformation

  1. Veritas Press History Cards: Middle  Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation
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  2. Middle Ages Renaissance &  Reformation Memory Song CD
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    Middle Ages Renaissance & Reformation Memory Song CD
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Compact disc
    $7.00
  3. Middle Ages, Renaissance and  Reformation--Homeschool Teacher's Manual
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    Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation--Homeschool Teacher's Manual
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
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  4. Middle Ages Renaissance &  Reformation Homeschool Teacher's Manual Enhanced CD
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    Middle Ages Renaissance & Reformation Homeschool Teacher's Manual Enhanced CD
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Compact disc
    $25.00

Explorers to 1815

  1. Veritas Press History Cards:  Explorers to 1815
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    Veritas Press History Cards: Explorers to 1815
    Veritas Press / Other
    $25.00
  2. Explorers-1815 Memory Song CD
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    Explorers-1815 Memory Song CD
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Compact disc
    $7.00
  3. Explorers-1815 Homeschool Teacher's  Manual
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    Explorers-1815 Homeschool Teacher's Manual
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Trade Paperback
    $29.00 Retail: $35.00 Save 17% ($6.00)
  4. Explorers-1815 Homeschool Teacher's  Manual Enhanced CD
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    Explorers-1815 Homeschool Teacher's Manual Enhanced CD
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Compact disc
    $25.00

1815 to Present

  1. Veritas Press History Cards: 1815 to  Present Monroe Doctrine to Present Day America
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  2. 1815 Present Memory Song CD
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    1815 Present Memory Song CD
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Compact disc
    $7.00
  3. 1815-Present Homeschool Manual
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    1815-Present Homeschool Manual
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
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    $29.00 Retail: $35.00 Save 17% ($6.00)
  4. 1815-Present Homeschool Teacher's  Manual Enhanced CD
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    1815-Present Homeschool Teacher's Manual Enhanced CD
    Marlin Detweiler, Laurie Detweiler
    Veritas Press / Compact disc
    $25.00