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The America's Story history curriculum from Master Books introduces elementary-level homeschool students (Grades 4-5) to American history through a Charlotte Mason style approach. Volume 1 covers the Founding Fathers and the events of early colonial America through the Gold Rush. Volume 2 explores the Civil War, the Wild West, and the Industrial Revolution. Volume 3 examines the 20th century, from life in the early 1900s to the early 2000s. The World's Story history curriculum is designed for upper-elementary to middle school aged students. Volume 1 covers Creation to the Roman Empire. Volume 2 covers the Middle Ages.
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America's Story Volume 1

  1. America's Story Volume 1 Set
    America's Story Volume 1 Set
    Angela O'Dell
    Master Books / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $52.49 Retail: $69.98 Save 25% ($17.49)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW440574

America's Story Volume 1 introduces students to the beginnings of our country and connects children to America's past through a Charlotte Mason style approach. Students will learn about the Founding Fathers and the events of early colonial America through the Gold Rush. Full-color pages feature archival illustrations, maps, photographs and more. Chapters begin with a spotlight starting point which flows into an engaging, conversational text that explains history as if a story was being told. Chapters also feature questions, a "narration break" narration question, cultural connections, and thoughts to remember at the conclusion.

The America's Story Teacher's Guide covers 36 weeks of instruction for the textbook and provides parents with a weekly lesson schedule, list of materials required for each chapter, oral narration questions and answers, directed journaling/artwork/sketching/study sections, map adventures, optional Digging Deeper sections, and more. Pages are grouped by type, rather than by lesson, so parents can easily remove tests and answer keys.

This course covers 1 year of history at the recommended schedule of 45 minutes per lesson, four to five lessons per week. 36 lessons. Reproducible for homeschool families and small classrooms with under 10 students. Line-listed answer keys. Glossary included.

Grades 3-6.

This kit includes:

  • America's Story Volume 1, 284 pages, softcover.

  • America's Story Volume 1 Teacher's Guide

  1. America's Story Volume 1 Student Book
    America's Story Volume 1 Student Book
    Angela O'Dell
    Master Books / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $28.89 Retail: $39.99 Save 28% ($11.10)
    3 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW519790

America's Story Volume 1 introduces students to the beginnings of our country and connects children to America's past through a Charlotte Mason style approach. Students will learn about the Founding Fathers and the events of early colonial America through the Gold Rush. Full-color pages feature archival illustrations, maps, photographs and more. Chapters begin with a spotlight starting point which flows into an engaging, conversational text that explains history as if a story was being told. Chapters also feature questions, a "narration break" narration question, cultural connections, and thoughts to remember at the conclusion. 284 pages, softcover. Grades 4-5.

  1. America's Story Volume 1 Teacher Guide
    America's Story Volume 1 Teacher Guide
    Angela O'Dell
    Master Books / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $21.69 Retail: $29.99 Save 28% ($8.30)
    3 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW519806

The America's Story Teacher's Guide covers 36 weeks of instruction for the textbook and provides parents with a weekly lesson schedule, list of materials required for each chapter, oral narration questions and answers, directed journaling/artwork/sketching/study sections, map adventures, optional Digging Deeper sections, and more. Pages are grouped by type, rather than by lesson, so parents can easily remove tests and answer keys.

This course covers 1 year of history at the recommended schedule of 45 minutes per lesson, four to five lessons per week. 36 lessons. Reproducible for homeschool families and small classrooms with under 10 students. Line-listed answer keys. Glossary included.

America's Story Volume 2

  1. America's Story Volume 2 Student Book
    America's Story Volume 2 Student Book
    Angela O'Dell
    Master Books / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $28.99 Retail: $39.99 Save 28% ($11.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW519810

America's Story Volume 2 introduces students to the developing country of America through a Charlotte Mason style approach that connects children to America's past. Students will learn about the Civil War, the Wild West, and the Industrial Revolution. 288 pages, softcover. Grades 4-5.

  1. America's Story Volume 2 Teacher Guide
    America's Story Volume 2 Teacher Guide
    Angela O'Dell
    Master Books / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $21.69 Retail: $29.99 Save 28% ($8.30)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW519823

Turn Master Books' America's Story Volume 2 (not included) by Angela O'Dell into a homeschool history curriculum with this convenient lesson planner. Covering 36 weeks of instruction for the textbook (not-included and sold-separately), this planner provides parents with a weekly lesson schedule, student journal pages, quizzes, test, and an answer key. Pages are grouped by type, rather than by lesson, so parents can easily remove tests and answer keys.

America's Story Volume 2 introduces students to the developing country of America through a Charlotte Mason style approach that connects children to America's past. Students will learn about the Civil War, the Wild West, and the Industrial Revolution. 288 pages, softcover. Grades 4-5.

This course covers 1 year of history at the recommended schedule. 36 lessons. Reproducible for homeschool families and small classrooms with under 10 students. Line-listed answer keys. Glossary included. Grades 4-5. Softcover.

The book America's Story Volume 2 must be obtained separately in order to use this curriculum.

America's Story Volume 3

  1. America's Story Volume 3 Student Book
    America's Story Volume 3 Student Book
    Angela O'Dell
    Master Books / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $28.89 Retail: $39.99 Save 28% ($11.10)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW519837

America's Story Volume 3 introduces students to the modern period of American history through a Charlotte Mason style approach that connects children to America's past. Students will learn about the events of the 20th century, from life in the early 1900s to the early 2000s. 296 pages, softcover. Grades 3-6.

  1. America's Story Volume 3 Teacher Guide
    America's Story Volume 3 Teacher Guide
    Angela O'Dell
    Master Books / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $21.69 Retail: $29.99 Save 28% ($8.30)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW519844

Turn Master Books' America's Story Volume 3 (not included) by Angela O'Dell into a homeschool history curriculum with this convenient lesson planner. Covering 36 weeks of instruction for the textbook (not-included and sold-separately), this planner provides parents with a weekly lesson schedule, student journal pages, quizzes, test, and an answer key. Pages are grouped by type, rather than by lesson, so parents can easily remove tests and answer keys.

America's Story Volume 3 introduces students to the modern period of American history through a Charlotte Mason style approach that connects children to America's past. Students will learn about the events of the 20th century, from life in the early 1900s to the early 2000s.

This course covers 1 year of history at the recommended schedule. 36 lessons. Reproducible for homeschool families and small classrooms with under 10 students. Line-listed answer keys. Glossary included. Grades 3-6. Softcover.

The book America's StoryVolume 3 must be purchased separately in order to use this teacher's guide.

The World's Story Volume 1

  1. The World's Story Volume 1: The Ancients
    The World's Story Volume 1: The Ancients
    Angela O'Dell
    New Leaf Publishing / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $28.89 Retail: $39.99 Save 28% ($11.10)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW440772

The World's Story 1: The Ancients (Creation to the Roman Empire is a Charlotte Mason-inspired, Christian-based approach to ancient history.

This full-color text integrates photos, maps, and illustrations that bring alive the ancient civilizations of the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Beginning with creation and the problem of evil, and continuing through Noah's flood (with photos of the Ark Encounter in Kentucky), and through the various civilizations to New Testament Jerusalem, Tarsus and the world of the earliest Christian missionaries, this curriculum integrates a Christian focus and perspective through every chapter. Engaging chapters include "narration breaks" for students to narrate back what they learned in the chapter. Map activities include "analyze" and "connect" exercises.

299 pages, softcover. Scripture taken from the NKJV, KJV, NIV, and NLT translations.

Upper elementary/Middle School Levels.

  1. The World's Story Volume 1: The Ancients Teacher's Guide
    The World's Story Volume 1: The Ancients Teacher's Guide
    Angela O'Dell
    New Leaf Publishing / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $21.69 Retail: $29.99 Save 28% ($8.30)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW440899

This teacher's guide is designed to be used with the The World's Story Volume 1: The Ancients Student Book (not-included and sold-separately). 250 pages, softcover.

  1. The World's Story Volume 1: The Ancients Creation and Roman Empire
    The World's Story Volume 1: The Ancients Creation and Roman Empire
    Angela O'Dell
    New Leaf Publishing / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $52.49 Retail: $69.98 Save 25% ($17.49)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW441416

The World's Story Volume 2

  1. World Story 2: The Middle Ages
    World Story 2: The Middle Ages
    Angela O'Dell
    Master Books / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $31.99 Retail: $39.99 Save 20% ($8.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW440944

The World's Story 2: The Middle Ages (The Fall of Rome through the Renaissance) is a Charlotte Mason-inspired, Christian-based approach to the history of medieval times.

This full-color text integrates photos, maps, and illustrations that bring alive historical figures such as St. Patrick, Genghis Khan, Richard the Lionheart, Joan of Arc, and Martin Luther as well as the rise and fall of numerous empires and kingdoms. Beginning with the fall of the Roman Empire, and covering the rise of Islam, medieval Chinese history, the Gupta and Mughal dynasties of India, the Vikings, the Ottoman Empire and the Americas during the Middle Ages, this curriculum integrates a Christian focus and perspective through every chapter. Engaging chapters include "narration breaks" for students to narrate back what they learned in the chapter. Map activities include "analyze" and "connect" exercises.

335 pages, softcover. Scripture taken from the NKJV, KJV, NIV, and NLT translations.

Junior High.

  1. World Story 2: The Middle Ages Teacher Guide
    World Story 2: The Middle Ages Teacher Guide
    Angela O'Dell
    Master Books / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $21.69 Retail: $29.99 Save 28% ($8.30)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW440958

This teacher's guide is designed to be used with the The World's Story 2: The Middle Ages Student Book (not-included and sold-separately).

This guide covers 180 days of instruction and includes a weekly lesson schedule, student worksheets & activities, an architecture studies section, and an answer key. Lessons feature an introductory page with a list of materials needed, objectives, and narration prompts and responses; vocabulary exercises, comprehension & critical thinking questions, map work, timeline activities, and "dig deeper" questions are included.

This course covers 1 year of history at the recommended schedule of 30-45 minutes per lesson, 5 days per week. Reproducible for homeschool families. Line-listed answer keys. Grades 6-8. Softcover. 351 perforated, three-hole-punched pages.