History Odyssey: Modern Times
Discontinued by publisher and replaced with the eBook “”Modern History Bridge”” that combines History Odyssey: Early Modern and Modern Times together. However, a History Quest book covering the time periods will be released in the future.
From Victorian England to the Gulf War, Modern Times level one is a complete one-year curriculum guide that combines history with activities, world geography, great books, and writing. Young students study events from modern times history. This was a time of imperialism, nationalism, manifest destiny, and technology. And it was a time of world war and attention to human rights. This comprehensive course covers success and failures of civilizations in modern history from all parts of the world.
Modern Times level one is a teacher/parent guide that provides step by step lessons to teach world history from 1850 to 2000.
This guide includes:
-21 modern times history blackline maps
-Hands-on activity instructions
-Extensive library lists for each lesson
-Suggested schedule for a 36 week school year
-22 detailed lessons (each lesson includes one to two weeks of assignments) covering:
The following books must be obtained apart from this study guide.
-Main Reference Spine: The Usborne Encyclopedia of World History (with Internet Links)
-Optional Additional Reference Spine: A Child’s History of the World by Virgil M. Hillyer (Calvert Educational
Other Required Books:
-The Story of the World, Volume 4: The Modern Age by Susan Wise Bauer (Peace Hill Press)
-Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Judith Conaway (Random House)
-The Last Safe House by Barbara Greenwood (Kids Can Press)
-The Story of Thomas Alva Edison by Margaret Cousins (Random House Books for Young Readers)
-Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (Yearling)
-The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis (Groundwood Books)