Tests for The Story of the World Volume 1
Our price: $12.95
42 Tests: one for each chapter of The Story of the World. Perfect for evaluating comprehension and retention. The narrative format of The Story of the World helps children remember the famous people, places, and events in history. These tests offer you an easy way to make sure that your child is absorbing the important events from world history. A combination of multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and short writing samples allow you to evaluate your child's retention and comprehension of key events in The Story of the World.
The Test package contains an answer key for all tests.
About The Story Of The World series:
Easy-To-Implement Captivating Chronological History
This captivating read-aloud series will introduce your children to the marvelous history of the world presented chronologically from the beginning of time. Each volume of The Story of the World includes the details of battles, kingdoms, cultures, and customs from every continent and major people group woven together into a story that children will find mesmerizing. With short chapters, many less than seven pages, The Story of the World presents history in small, easily-digestible chunks. Of particular appeal to children will be the occasional story about a hypothetical child in the culture of that time and fictional stories that were popular during that time.
The Best History Books Available for 1st-6th Grade!
The Story of the World is intended to be a read-aloud program for the first-through sixth-grade, but it can work equally well as independent reading by an older child. Don't restrict your scope of history to just American History. These are what we consider the best world history books for this age group. If you have ever found history to be dull and humdrum, these books might just change that opinion!
Combine with the Hands-On Student Activity Book for a full Curriculum
The Curriculum/Activity Guide offers parents and teachers a complete history curriculum for use with The Story of the World. In addition to extensive reading lists and cross-references to the most common illustrated encyclopedias, the Activity Book contains comprehension questions, sample narrations, maps, coloring pages, and activities for each chapter in The Story of the World. Children and parent-teachers love the activities, which range from coloring pages and games to mummifying a chicken!
Attempts to Include All Significant Historical and Cultural Accounts
Note: Please do not consider this series a Providential view of history which recognizes God's hand in history. It is first and foremost a history text that attempts to include all significant historical and cultural accounts. If you are a conservative Christian, you may want to opt out of a couple of activities. And where you find details with Biblical references that are inaccurate because of sparseness, use this opportunity to interject more of His story. Bible history is best taught with a Bible so we encourage your family to read through the Bible every year. These are very minor issues that are easily addressed and shouldn't keep you from this overall excellent program.
This is a wonderful resource. The tests aren't overly complicated, but the do have a bit of complexity to them. It is a great way to make sure that your kids not just understand the material, but also absorbed the material that has been gone over.
I'm not going to lie, I feel like my seven year old struggles a bit with these tests. We usually end up doing them together. It isn't that she doesn't understand the materiel, she just doesn't quite soak it all in yet. This is still a valuable tool to reinforce the main points of the text for the chapter though.
This is a great addition to the volume 1 series. We use with our first grader and she really enjoys the simple, easy text. It's great for parents to easily be able to evaluate how well they understood the stories and is a mixture of different testing styles to help children with testing. We love this addition to the volume 1 series. Looking forward to purchase the rest of the volumes!