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Featuring separate notes for intermediate (5th-8th grade) and high school level students, this guide leads you through the fascinating civilizations of ancient Sumeria, Egypt, Greece and Rome. Biblical history is combined with the writings of Shakespeare, Henryk Sienkiewicz, Padraic Colum, Genevieve Foster and others. Detailed study notes, vocabulary lists, maps, lesson plans and tests with answer keys all combine to make this an exciting study that reveals the relevancy of the ancient world to ours today!
Includes references, a listing of relevant websites, vocabulary lists, historical notes, comprehension questions and answer key, and much more. Everything you need to teach ancient history using the best literature available! The Intermediate section of the study guide contains 71 lessons (complete 2-3 per week) and the Senior High section contains 91 lessons (complete 3 per week).
About the Authors: 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 study 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.
Rebecca B. Manor, a homeschool graduate, majored in English Literature
at Hillsdale College and studied British Literature at Oxford
University. She wrote her first study guide, A History of Science, at age seventeen. She later co-authored Early American and World History with Rea. Her latest study guides are Medieval History Through Literature for both Intermediate and High School. Rebecca and her husband, Scott, currently reside in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where Rebecca is working towards a Masters in English.
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