Jump into the adventure and drama of 1850 to 2000 with this in-depth and literature-rich study for 11-12th grade students. This one-year study will take your student from Antebellum to modern day while covering the American Civil War, Reconstruction, Industrial Revolution, Turn of the Century, WWI, Communism, Socialism, Nazism, WWII, Korean War, Cold War, China's Cultural Revolution, Vietnam War, Civil Rights Movement, modern technology, and the War on Terror. Students will read some of the best literature available on this incredible and dynamic time period by renowned authors Harper Lee, Albert Marrin, Paul Johnson, Martin Gilbert, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Stephen Crane, Richard E. Kim, and more.
Teacher guide offers true college-prep level work. Features comprehensive study notes for each required book, discussion questions, vocabulary, web links, answer key, writing assignments, and more! Extensive study notes accompany each title with an emphasis on critical thinking, analysis, and writing. Also included are parental warnings for mature content found in The Kite Runner as well as some recommended books and movies. Literary analysis of the hallmark titles Uncle Tom's Cabin, To Kill A Mockingbird, Lost Names, The Red Badge of Courage, Night, and Hiroshima is also included.
Study is recommended for 11-12th grade students due to the amount of reading, emphasis on critical thinking and writing, as well as the content of the time period. Award either 1 American History credit or 1 World History credit as well as 1 Literature credit (general survey).
•This study contains 124 lessons.
•Complete 3-4 lessons per week for a one-year study.
*Be sure to download the answer key prompt for Martin Gilbert's book A History of the Twentieth Century. This is a free resource for the parent that refers to the essay prompts in the Teacher Guide.
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