Stobaugh History Curriculum

American History

American History is a rigorous, classical approach to history with an emphasis on analysis and independent thinking. High school students will develop their Christian worldview while studying the political and faith perspectives which have impacted American history and culture.

The course will take approximately 20-30 minutes per lesson, 5 days per week. Designed for grades 9-12 in a one-year history course. Can be combined with Stobaugh's literature curriculum for an integrated history/literature course.

Contents cover: the Natives of the New World, Pilgrims and Puritans, Colonial Life, Causes of the American Revolution, U.S. Constitution, Age of Reform, Antebellum Slavery, Revivalism, the American Civil War, Reconstruction, Immigration, the Wild West, the World Wars, the Vietnam War, African American History, and the War on Terrorism.

Your student will develop an understanding of American history trends, philosophies, and events through the use of:

  • Critical thinking questions based roughly on Bloom's Taxonomy

  • Examinations of historical theories surrounding a period or topic
  • Clarified terms, concepts, and theories to be learned
  • History makers who clearly changed the course of history
  • Overviews and insights into world views

The teacher's guide includes:

  • A convenient Daily Schedule

  • Perforated, three-hole punched assignments
  • Student worksheets, critical thinking questions, and exams
  • Answer keys with grading criteria
  • Learning objectives
  • Short essay questions to help the student comprehend and apply the information presented

This kit includes:

  • American History Student Book

  • American History Teacher Guide

World History

Journey around the globe in this survey of world history from creation through the Cold War and beyond with Master Books’ World History by James Stobaugh. In this upper-level course, high schoolers will develop an understanding of historical trends, philosophies, and events as they examine theories surrounding a period or topic, history makers who changed the course of events, and comparative worldviews, and consider critical thinking questions. In the Student Text, each chapter begins with an overview, objectives, and terms to know, with full color photography, paintings, maps, diagrams, and vocabulary sidebars throughout.  The Teacher Guide provides a suggested weekly lesson schedule, worksheets that are coded to the lesson and day, tests, answer keys with grading criteria, and short essay questions to assess students’ understanding of the material. Designed for students to practice and develop their independent learning skills, this is a full-year history course that runs 5 days a week for about 30 minutes a day. 468 pages and 272 perforated, hole-punched pages, softcovers. Grades 10 – 12.

This set includes:

  • World History, Revised Student Text
  • World History, Revised Teacher Guide