Learn about the incredible time period of 1000 AD to mid 1800s through beautifully-written and engaging literature. This course goes deeper into the discovery, settlement, and establishment of the United States and the remarkable men and women who were instrumental in that process. Read about the Vikings, Pilgrims, rebels and patriots, thinkers and inventors who have made America what it is.
The open-and-go teacher's guide, designed for 4-6th grade, provides easy instruction in reading, notebooking, map-making, biblical principles, character studies, government, website links, writing exercises, answer key, and use of the Early American Timeline. Authors include award-winning Elizabeth Yates, James Daugherty, Jeri Ferris, Carl Sandburg, and the d'Aulaires.
Contains 101 lessons. Complete 3 lessons per week for a one-year study.
*Be sure to download the free picture packet
that accompanies this study. These are coloring pictures referenced in the Teacher Guide.
About the Author:
Rea is a homeschooling mother of six whose determination to teach history using quality literature rather than
standard textbooks 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.