Modern American and World History 5th Through 8th Bundle


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Explore one of the most dynamic periods of history in our Modern American and World curriculum that covers the American Civil War up to modern day! Read engaging literature to learn about the events that led to the Civil War, Reconstruction, the turn of the century, both World Wars, Civil Rights, Korean War, Vietnam War, and contemporary America. Study notes provided will cover historical figures like the Wright brothers, Teddy Roosevelt, Gladys Aylward, George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, Sergeant York, Jackie Robinson and many others.

This teacher guide, designed for 5-8th grade homeschoolers, will make teaching this literature-rich curriculum easy by providing detailed background information, study notes, comprehension and discussion questions, writing assignments, website links, a Timeline for a fun hands-on activity, and recommended supplemental literature. Organized into easily followed lessons, homeschoolers and parents will learn the modern history of our nation along with poetry, geography, and character studies.

This is the perfect follow-up to those who have already completed our Early American Intermediate course. This curriculum uses the second-half of A Child's First Book of American History by Earl Schenck Miers as well as a host of new and classic literature.

*Be sure to download the free picture packet that accompanies this study. These are coloring pictures referenced in the Teacher Guide. Curriculum Pack Includes: 1 Teacher Guide 1 Timeline 24 Books: -A Child's First Book of American History by Earl Schenck Miers

  • Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
  • The Perilous Road by William O. Steele
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
  • Carver: A Life in Poems by Marilyn Nelson
  • Theodore Roosevelt by Genevieve Foster
  • The Wright Brothers: Pioneers of American Aviation by Quentin Reynolds
  • Sergeant York by John Perry
  • The Singing Tree by Kate Seredy
  • Gladys Aylward: The Little Woman by Gladys Aylward
  • Rascal by Sterling North
  • Roll of Thunder: Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
  • The House of the Sixty Fathers by Meindert DeJong
  • War Boy: A Wartime Childhood by Michael Foreman
  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • Twenty and Ten by Claire Hutchet Bishop
  • The Little Riders by Margaretha Shemin
  • Air Raid -- Pearl Harbor by Theodore Taylor
  • Year of Impossible Goodbyes by Sook Nyul Choi
  • History of Us: All the People by Joy Hakim
  • Echoes of the White Giraffe by Sook Nyul Choi
  • Stealing Home: The Story of Jackie Robinson by Barry Denenberg
  • Water Buffalo Days by Huynh Quang Nhuong
  • Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President by Winston Groom

•116 Lessons •3-4 lessons per week for a one-year study

*Charter School Notes: When purchasing this Pack through a charter school we remove the books Sergeant York and Gladys Aylward: The Little Woman as both contain religious content. Families can purchase those items individually via the Included Books button above.

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