The Story of the World Volume 2 Activity Book

The Story of the World Volume 2 Activity Book

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Ages: 6-11

Grades: 1st-6th

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The Story of the World Volume 2 Activity Book
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This comprehensive activity book contains:

  • Review questions and answers
  • Sample narrations
  • Maps and geography activities
  • Coloring pages
  • Suggested literature
  • History readings
  • Projects for 1st-4th graders from each chapter in The Story of the World (can be adapted for 5th-6th graders)

    A Remarkable Activity Book!
    You and your kids will love the activities, which include coloring a picture of a Viking warrior, making an edible oasis, creating a Moorish ruler's turban, Aztec jewelry, and more! This incredible resource also includes extensive reading lists and cross-references to the most common illustrated encyclopedias! Reproducible. Requires The Story of the World: Volume 2 book.

    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 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.
  • Features
  • Hands-on activities
  • Color-in review cards for each chapter
  • 412 pages, including 176 reproducible student pages
  • Covers 400 to 1600 AD
  • From the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance

  • Publisher's Information
    Author: Susan Wise Bauer
    Number of Pages: 412
    Format: Paperback
    Publisher: Well-Trained Mind Press
    Edition/Copyright: 2007
    Made In: USA
    ISBN: 781933339139
    Consumable: Yes
    Reproducible: 176 reproducible student pages
    Faith-Based: No

    Awards and Endorsements:
    The Old Schoolhouse 2013 Excellence in Education Winner

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 33 reviews
    Toni F.
    Great history

    My son loves the stories of the workd. He will listen to these everyday and really learns alot.


    Love how short and easy the lessons are! I enjoy learning right along with my kids!

    Jill W.

    Love this series and can't wait for next year's book.

    Dena B.
    Love it!

    I really like that it has the reading, questions and hands on activities to ensure they absorb the content.

    Louise i.I.
    Lots of fun activities

    We use this activity book every day that we study history. I like the review questions and the additional book recommendations, and my girls love the coloring pages and the craft projects. Their current favorite is the Theodora paper dolls!