The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 3: Early Modern Times -- from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners
Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives--and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of other lands. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child; Volume 3: Early Modern Times weaves world history into a story book format. Who was the Sun King? Why did the Luddites go around England smashing machines? And how did samurai become sumo wrestlers?
The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas--find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, The Story of the World includes each continent and major people group. Volume 3: Early Modern Times is the third of a four volume series and covers the major historical events in the years 1600 to 1850, as well as including maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture.
Each Story of the World volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests--each available separately to accompany each volume of TheStory of the World Text Book. Volume 3 Grade Recommendation: Grades 3-8.
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Wonderful as a read aloud tooUser Review - carriec8 - Overstock.com
They are very helpful to me too.! Information is given in a more story like fashion encouraging listening and increasing enjoyability. Maps accompany many of the the stories enabling younger students to better comprehend the time and events. Read full review
I love the Story of the World series. My kids are always asking for more. This is an excellent presentation of world history and I would add an unbiased account. Bauer has really done us all a great service with her easily accessible series. Read full review
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Early Modern Times: From Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners
Susan Wise Bauer
Limited preview - 2004