Discover the mysterious and fascinating Ancient world! This was a time when humankind was making leaps and bounds as the written word was established, the wheel invented, and ziggurats and pyramids arose amid societies typically thought of as rudimentary. Each section is built around engaging and historically accurate literature.
This teacher guide will take you and your 5th-8th grader from the beginnings of civilization in Mesopotamia and Sumer, on to ancient Egypt, through the wanderings of the Jews and the splitting of the Israelites into the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah, to the cradle of democracy, ancient Greece, and into the rising Roman Empire and the birth of Christianity. Hands-on activities add depth to the history while vocabulary lists, comprehension questions, research topics, and website links make this both an academically strong study and one that will engage your entire family in stimulating discussions. Our teacher guide provides the structure you want and the flexibility you need to successfully teach this complex time period.
•This study contains 97 lessons.
•Complete 3 lessons per week for a one-year study.
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About the Author:
Rebecca Manor, a homeschool graduate, loves story and art and remains in awe of their power to inspire a love of the good, the true, and the beautiful. She brings her studies of literature and theology, the many places she's called home, and a heart for homeschooling parents to the many teacher guides she has written for Beautiful Feet Books and strives to make teaching history, music, science, character, and literature accessible and joy-filled. Rebecca lives with her husband and their two sons in Fort Lauderdale where she is an adjunct professor at Knox Theological Seminary in their Christian and Classical Studies program, of which she is an alumna.
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