Story of the World Volume 4

The Modern Age

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  1. The Modern Age, Volume 4 (Revised Edition)
    Susan Wise Bauer
    Well-Trained Mind Press / 2021 / Trade Paperback
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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.

  1. Hardcover Text Vol 4: The Modern Age, Story of the World  (Revised Edition)
    Susan Wise Bauer
    Well-Trained Mind Press / 2021 / Hardcover
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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

 

  1. Activity Book Vol 4: The Modern Age, Story of the World  (Revised Edition)
    Susan Wise Bauer & Justin Moore
    Well-Trained Mind Press / 2021 / Trade Paperback
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<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>

 

  1. Test Book Vol 4: The Modern Age, Story of the World  (Compatible with Both Original & Revised Edition)
    The Well-Trained Mind Press / Trade Paperback
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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.

  1. The Modern Age--CDs, Revised Edition
    Susan Wise Bauer
    Well-Trained Mind Press / 2021 / Compact disc
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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.

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