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A Child's Geography: Explore His Earth is a gentle, narration-style approach to geography. Written with a tone of amazement and wonder, students will embark on an exploration of the atmosphere, continents, oceans, climate, plate tectonics, earthquakes & volcanoes, latitude and longitude. Divided into easily-identifiable sections that parents can adjust to complete in a day or multiple days, units include readings, community service ideas, "Too-Fun-to-Resist Excursion" activities, narration prompts with memory joggers, postcard notebooking, and supplemental reading lists.
Written from a Christ-centered perspective, integrated scripture will give kids a Christian view of geography. With full-color and black-and-white photographs on glossy pages, this textbook utilizes all learning styles as students complete their tour of their home-Planet Earth! 168 pages, softcover. Bible verses are from the New American Standard Bible. Volume 1. Designed for grades 1-6, though lessons may be adjusted for older or younger students; this course can be completed in a year.
The included CD-ROM features leveled copywork passages that include definitions, Scripture, hymns and poetry; copywork templates; postcard templates; chapter review tests; a tectonic plate puzzle to print & cut out; world time zone map; and world and continent reference maps.
A Child's Geography: Explore the Holy Land Vol. IIAnn Voskamp, Tonia PeckoverKnowledge Quest / 2008 / Trade Paperback$29.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
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Nurture a love for the people who live in the Middle East with A Child's Geography: Explore the Holy Land! Approaching geography through gentle narration, students will learn about the land, people and culture of Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Divided into easily-manageable sections, this curriculum may easily be spread out over a year and the schedule customized. Each unit includes a conversational reading about the country with bolded important words; "Field Notes" narration prompts; "Travel Log" map & writing activities; "Bringing It Home" activities that often include art, books, food, music, poetry and other cultural hands-on ideas; and a "prayer walk" that prays for the people of each country.
Written from a Christ-centered perspective, integrated scripture will give kids a Christian view of Middle Eastern history and geography. With full-color and black-and-white photographs on glossy pages, this textbook utilizes all learning styles as students complete their tour of the Holy Land. Appendixes feature the flags of each country, as well as a list of definitions by chapter. 192 pages, softcover. Volume 2. The enclosed CD-ROM features reproducibles, including: copywork passages and templates; travel log forms & cover sheet; maps of the Middle East (labeled & unlabeled); recipes; and chapter review tests. Bible verses are from the New American Standard Bible. Designed for grades 1-6, though lessons may be adjusted for older or younger students.
A Child's Geography Volume IV: Explore Medieval KingdomsTerri JohnsonKnowledge Quest / Trade Paperback$36.95 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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A Child's Geography Volume IV: Explore Medieval Kingdoms uses a "living book" approach to introduce children to the western European countries of Spain, Portugal, France, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, plus other small kingdoms. Written in a lively, conservational style, students will enjoy hearing stories about the past as they wander through city streets, observe local people at work and play, learn about the natural resources of the region, find out about the local cuisine, discover the history and geography of the region and more. Taking the role of a modern-day tour guide, this book keeps students in the present while teaching them about the past; a large amount of information on modern-day aspects of these countries is included along with information on the Medieval period-as if you were visiting these countries and learning about the past while you were there!
The 15 full-color chapters feature pictures, maps, and bolded vocabulary words; timelines and links to online content are also integrated. Chapters end with a review section that includes "tell me what you remember about.." questions across multiple subjects or topics. Access is also provided to an online portal that includes timelines for each chapter, map-labeling suggestions, hands-on activities (including recipes), extra reading suggestions, and more.
Grades 1-6; adaptable for middle school. Glossary included. 240 glossy pages, softcover. Non-consumable and non-reproducible. This is the fourth book in the "A Child's Geography" series; books do not need to be completed in order. At the rate of one chapter per two weeks, this curriculum will take one year; at the rate of one week per chapter, this curriculum will be finished in one semester.
This "Complete Collection" contains all four Map Trek map sets - Ancient World, Medieval World, New World and Modern World - plus includes three additional bonuses, including complete world and continent maps, along with drawing grids to help your children really become familiar with the countries of our world. See the aboveContents (PDF) link for a complete list of all maps.
Perfect for homeschooling moms fielding questions about geography, history, and everything else, Knowledge Quest's Map Trek features historical maps through history, maps that show then and now, and lesson plans for grades 1-12-in hardcover and CD-ROM formats! The hardcover book acts as a reference atlas, perfect for quick look-ups, while the CD-ROM includes reproducible, printable maps.
Knowledge Quest knows what homeschoolers want for maps!
This CD-ROM includes 48 full-color teacher answer maps, 48 student outline maps, 100 individual state maps, 11 x 17 United States Map, and lesson plans for grades 1-12. Over 230 pages are included on the CD-ROM.
TimeTrek: The Collection on CD-ROM, Windows EditionKnowledge Quest / 2012 / Compact disc$49.95Availability: Expected to ship on or about 01/06/18.Stock No: WW786500
Explore the movements of world history through time-lapse maps!
TimeMaps: The Collection features maps covering:
- Ancient China
- The Rise of Rome
- The Fall of Rome
- Rise of Islam
- Black Death
- European Explorers
Combining maps, timelines, and chronological narratives, the maps show where events were happening and how the initial circumstances evolved into the end situation. See where armies were moving, borders were changing, diseases were spreading, new places were being discovered, and much more.
You can also turn TimeMaps into an interactive resource for in-depth study by turning on information points to access a historical narrative. The information talks about the links between places, describes the cause and consequences of events, compares the circumstances of different places at the time, and helps to build a clearer picture of the historical period. Plus, on each map of the sequence, you'll find numerous questions to guide exploration and enquiry, as well more challenging worksheet activities.
Teachers Notes are also included, and provide suggestions for use and full supporting narrative of the maps, as well as an outline of which Key Concepts are covered and which Teaching Activities can be used to teach these elements.
Two modes are included: the "Presentation Mode" that gives teachers a presentation tool to provide a visual overview, and the "Depth Study Mode" that allows students to explore a topic through animations, images, and text.
Great for illustrating the relationships between places and how they influence each other!
Recommended for ages 11-16.
- Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7
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Students will feel as if they've stepped back in time as they read this riveting collection of biographies written in historical-fiction style. Each chapter shines a spotlight on the life of an ordinary person---from St. Patrick to Joan of Arc---who accomplished extraordinary things. In these well-written and historically accurate accounts, they'll encounter people of noble character and unbending determination. Glossary and maps included. 222 pages, softcover. Ages 8-14.
What Really Happened in Colonial Times: A Collection of Historical BiographiesTerri JohnsonKnowledge Quest / 2007 / Trade Paperback$12.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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This collection of biographies provides a window into What Really Happened in Colonial Times.
Filled with the accounts of the lives of the great men and women of the past, this inspiring collection describes the quality character and determination of Pocahontas, Lady Alicia Lisle, James Cook, Rachel Walker Revere, Admiral Lord Nelson, Catherine Ferguson, Lucretia Mott, and Narcissa Whitman. 222 pages, softcover. Grades 4-7.
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