New! Revised Edition
This captivating read-aloud series will introduce your children to the marvelous history of the world presented chronologically from the beginning of time. Each volume of The Story of the World includes the details of battles, kingdoms, cultures and customs from every continent and major people group woven together into a story that children will find mesmerizing. With short chapters, many less than 7 pages, The Story of the World presents history in small easily digestible chunks. Of particular appeal to all children will be the occasional story about a hypothetical child in the culture of that time and fictional stories that were popular during that time. Grades 1-4. Softcover, 503 pages.
Designed for parents and elementary/middle grade students (grades 4-8) to share together, The Story of the World, Volume 4: The Modern Age, Revised Edition is widely used in charter and private schools, as well as co-ops around the world. It builds historical literacy, improves reading and comprehension skills in both fiction and nonfiction, and increases vocabulary – all in an enjoyable and entertaining story-like format.
The Story of the World, Volume 4, Revised Edition central text offers 42 narrative chapters, told in chronological order and spanning the entire globe, that begin with revolt against the British in Victorian-ruled India, and end with the Persian Gulf War. Independent readers can easily enjoy the stories on their own, or parents and teachers can read aloud to younger students. 640 pages. Hardcover. Grades 4-8.
This newly revised edition includes:
- 48 beautiful new illustrations
- easier-to-read formatting
- a pronunciation guide to the names and places discussed in the book
- compatible with original editions of the activity book
- compatible with original edition of audio
- tests have not changed, other than updating the cover for consistency
<p>Designed for parents and elementary/middle grade students (grades 4-8) to share together, The Story of the World, Volume 4: The Modern Age Revised Edition is widely used in charter and private schools, as well as co-ops around the world. It builds historical literacy, improves reading and comprehension skills in both fiction and nonfiction, and increases vocabulary--all in an enjoyable and entertaining story-like format.</p>
<p>The Volume 4 Revised Edition Activity Book offers a whole variety of hands-on projects to complement each chapter in the paperback text--map activities, coloring pages, games, cooking experiments, crafts, board games, science experiments, puzzles, and more! Extensive booklists, both fiction and nonfiction, accompany each set of projects and give students the opportunity to read more about the fascinating people and events in each of the 42 chapters. This revised edition includes 45 brand-new coloring pages, updated & expanded literature lists and beautiful new gameboards and diagrams. over 50 coloring pages, game boards, maps, and study cards. 820 pages. Softcover. Grades 4-8</p>
This set of tests accompanies The Modern Age With a test for each chapter, sequencing, fill-in-the-blank, short answer, and an essay question are included on each. Tests will reinforce information learned, as well as develop critical thinking skills, as students learn to think about the causes and effects of history. 42 tests and test answer key included. Test answer key includes line-listed answers arranged by chapter. Pages are perforated and three-hole-punched for easy removal and storage. Revised Edition.
Susan Wise BauerWell-Trained Mind Press / 2021 / Compact discOur Price$36.995 out of 5 stars for The Modern Age--CDs, Revised Edition. View reviews of this product. 1 Reviews
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Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives-and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the globe. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of the modern world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story of the World weaves world history into a storybook format. This newly revised volume covers the major historical events of the years 1850 to the late 1990s, from the reign of England's Queen Victoria to the collapse of the Berlin Wall.
This Story of the World audiobook is a collaboration between Jim Weiss and Susan Wise Bauer. It may be used along with the print books (The Story of the World Volume 4, Revised Edition Text Book, Activity Book , and Test and Answer Key; each sold separately), as a supplement to a traditional history curriculum, or independently. Approximately 12 hours on 11 CDs.
Susan Wise BauerWell-Trained Mind Press / Trade PaperbackOur Price$50.994 out of 5 stars for The Story of the World, 4 Volume Set. View reviews of this product. 6 Reviews
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Purchase all four Story of the World Volumes and save! Captivate your young listeners as they travel the world from the Ancient Times until the Modern Times, learning to view history in the big picture. 4 volumes, including:
Coloring Book for All Four Years
Featuring historical figures from the Celtic warrior queen Boadicea to the brave firefighters of Chernobyl, and dramatic settings from the Roman Colosseum to the jungles of Haiti to the surface of the moon, the Coloring the Story of the World coloring book combines 30 brand-new coloring pages with 30 classic black & white illustrations from the bestselling Story of the World Activity Books. Engaging descriptions of each coloring page and the lesson number from SotW volumes 1 through 4 give the historical context for the artwork. With the exciting moments and accurate detail that made The Story of the World so popular, this is a fun option for enrichment and exploration for young readers. 128 pages, softcover. Grades 1 – 6.