Sure to ignite curiosity about our nation's history, this Early American History Through Literature teacher guide will take you and your K-3 students through the Vikings discovery of America, the exploration, colonization, settling, and establishment of the United States. Spanning 1000 AD to the mid-1800's this guide makes teaching this literature-rich study easy and fun!
Lessons are open-and-go and include biblical principles, poetry, geography, character studies, notebooking and coloring, website links, and much more! Share beautiful picture books and literature with your children from award-winning authors like the d'Aulaires, Walter Edmonds, Alice Dalgliesh, Jean Fritz and others.
•This study contains 107 lessons.
•Complete 2-3 lessons per week for a one-year study.
•Complete 1-2 lessons per week for a two-year study.
*Be sure to download the free picture packet that accompanies this study. These are the coloring pictures referenced in the Teacher Guide.
About the Author:
Rea Berg homeschooled her six children and it was her determination to teach history using quality literature rather than standard textbooks that inspired her to research what was available to accomplish that purpose. The result has been a series of History Through Literature Teacher guides all designed to acquaint the reader with the best children's literature available on the subject. Rea holds a Masters Degree in Children's Literature from The Center for the Study of Children's Literature, Simmons College in Boston.
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