Lifepac Social Studies, Grade 6, Complete Set

The LIFEPAC Social Studies (History & Geography) complete set contains all 10 student workbooks for a full year of study plus the comprehensive Teacher's Guide.

Topics covered include:

  • World Geography 
  • The Cradle of Civilization 
  • Greece and Rome 
  • The Middle Ages 
  • Six South American Countries 
  • Other American Countries 
  • Africa 
  • Modern Western Countries 
  • Modern Eastern Europe 
  • The Development of our World

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BJU Heritage Studies Grade 6 Homeschool Kit (Third Edition)

Learn about the Ancient Civilizations of the world with BJU Press' Heritage Studies 6, 3rd Edition curriculum! 

The student textbook for Grade 6 students is filled with photographs, illustrations, sidebars, and maps that illustrate the historical artifacts, places, and people from the Ancient Civilizations. Teaching about the great rules of the past as well as the beliefs and ac complishments of previous civilizations, students will learn about the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Israel, Indian, China, Greece, Rome, the Mayans, Africa, Japan & China, the Byzantine and the Middle Ages. 454 indexed pages, softcover, with glossary. 

The teacher's edition features the information parents need to know for 165 lessons, along with cross-curricular links, activities, grading, and assessment tips. Student pages are reduced, with wrap-around margins that contain teaching objectives; an introduction; discussion questions with scripted questions and their answers in pink; background information; and notes on what related student activity manual and teacher resource CD resources to use. The teacher's toolkit CD includes the activity manual answer key, games, graphic organizers, history timeline, instructional aids, maps, materials lists by chapter, quizzes, rubrics, visuals, and more. 

The student activity manual includes a number of activities: fill-in outlines, multiple choice questions, sequencing, short answer, definitions, essays, mapwork, graphic organizers, study guides, chapter organizers, charts, and other forms of activities. Correlated to each chapter, the top of each page informs the parent what page to use in the sold-separately student. 251 pages, perforated, three-hole-punched, softcover. 

Tests provide opportunities for assessment, and the test answer key provides easy grading. 

This 3rd Edition kit includes:

  • Student Text 
  • Teacher's Edition 
  • Activity Manual 
  • Tests 
  • Tests Answer Key 

    This resource is also known as Bob Jones Heritage Studies Grade 6 Kit, 3rd Edition

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DRIVE THRU HISTORY DVD SERIES, 8 VOLUMES

It's full throttle in reverse when you and your family join Dave Stotts on his fast-paced, entertaining, and informative joy rides through ancient and early American history. Filled with live footage, dramatized scenes, modern graphics, Scripture readings, fun, and faith-filled commentary, these virtual vacations are perfect for ages 12 and up. Eight DVDs, three 30-minute episodes each. Closed-captioned.

This video uses primarily (but not exclusively) the NIV translation.

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Ancient History

Featuring teacher notes, lesson plans & answer keys for intermediate (5th & 6th Grades) and senior high students, this easy to use guide can be adapted to your students needs. Diverging from the "Classical" route of teaching history in 4-year, chronological cycles, this guide is built upon literature first and foremost. Utilizing Charlotte Mason's "Living Books" approach, this guide is built upon well-known works about Ancient History; following a notebook approach that incorporates research papers, teacher notes include resources, literature, and additional recommended literature lists. Lessons include readings, questions to consider, Bible readings, activities, applicable tests, map-work, websites, and more. 77 pages, softcover. Designed to be completed in 1 year at the rate of 3 lessons per week.

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Western Expansion Study Guide

This easy-to-use lesson guide is designed to follow the sold-separately Early American History: A Literature Approach Guides. Built around Notebooking, as each word of literature is read, students can discuss the questions and then record what they've learned. Moving lesson-by-lesson chronologically (1800-1865), each entry includes the page numbers of the books being read, findings to record, comprehension and critical thinking questions, timelines, and other notebook assignments. Links and "Historical Help" sidebars are included throughout. Line-listed answers included. 37 pages, softcover. Grades 4-7. 


EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY: A LITERATURE APPROACH FOR PRIMARY GRADES

Now revised and expanded, Rea and Joshua Berg's award-winning Early American History: A Literature Approach for Primary Grades features full-color pages plus additional books, resources, activities, comprehension questions, and web links.

Covering 1000 AD through the mid-1880s, this Charlotte Mason-based guide will introduce K-3 students to the Viking encounters, exploration, colonization, the American Revolution, and Western Expansion. 

Based upon living books, parents read literature (sold-separately) from great authors such as the D'Aulaires, Walter Edmonds, Alice Dalgliesh, Clyde Robert Bulla and others while following the lesson plans in this convenient guide. Organized into easily followed, simple, bullet-point lessons, students will learn the history of America along with corresponding biblical principles, poetry, geography, character studies and more! Students will complete a separate notebook where their reports, poetry, copy work, and other written work is kept. Though designed as a one-year course, it can be stretched to two years, depending on your pace. Contains 107 lessons and it is suggested that 2-3 lessons be completed each week.

37 full-color pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, non-consumable resource. All required books sold -separately. 

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The American Revolution for Kids: A History with 21 Activities (For Kids series)

Heroes, traitors, and great thinkers come to life in this activity book, and the concepts of freedom and democracy are celebrated in true accounts of the distinguished officers, wise delegates, rugged riflemen, and hardworking farm wives and children who created the new nation. This collection tells the story of the Revolution, from the hated Stamp Act and the Boston Tea Party to the British surrender at Yorktown and the creation of the United States Constitution. All American students are required to study the Revolution and the Constitution, and these 21 activities make it fun and memorable. Kids create a fringed hunting shirt and a tricorn hat and reenact the Battle of Cowpens. They will learn how to make their voices heard in “I Protest” and how Congress works in “There Ought to Be a Law.” A final selection including the Declaration of Independence, a glossary, biographies, and pertinent Web sites makes this book a valuable resource for both students and teachers.

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Short Lessons in World History, Fourth Edition

From Sumner to the high gas prices of 2005, this collection of 87 lessons feature engaging text, time lines, maps, pre-reading questions, quizzes, activities, puzzles, and mini-biographies to dramatize critical events and places over the last 7,000 years. Newly introduced words are bolded and defined in the margins for easy vocabulary building, while "critical thinking" boxes throughout the lessons provide a point for students to stop, think, and apply what they've learned. The perfect add-on to a traditional world history course, or may be used as a complete program. A glossary and answer key for the puzzles/assessments are included. Grades 6-9. 204 pages, softcover. 

Units include: 

  • The First Civilized People 
  • Greece and Rome 
  • Empires and Civilizations Around the World 
  • The Middle Ages 
  • Europe's Power Grows Greater 
  • The Industrial Revolution 
  • Empire Building and War 
  • War Was Not a Solution 
  • Communism and the Cold War 
  • The Middle East 
  • Africa 
  • Asia 
  • Europe and the Former Soviet Union 
  • The Americas and Today's World Grades 6-9. 204 pages, softcover. Answer key included.

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A HISTORY OF US, 11 VOLUMES: THIRD EDITION

Discover why so many teens and tweens are having fun reading American history! "Most history books are boring, but your book kept me on the edge of my chair," says one thrilled sixth grader. Updated and packed with compelling photographs, instructive maps, and vivid storytelling, Hakim's series breathes life into the heroes, villains, and adventures that make up our past. (Not written from a Christian perspective.) Softcovers, from Oxford University. Book volumes are sold separately.

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THE STORY OF THE WORLD, 4 VOLUME SET

Purchase all four Story of the World Volumes and save! Captivate your young listeners as they travel the world from the Ancient Times until the Modern Times, learning to view history in the big picture. 4 volumes, including:

  • The Ancient Times, Revised
  • The Middle Ages, Revised
  • The Early Modern Times
  • The Modern Age.
  • This can be read to children grades 1-4 and independent reading for students grade 5 & 6.

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THE LIGHT AND THE GLORY FOR YOUNG READERS: 1492-1787

Adapted for children ages 8-12, The Light and the Glory for Young Readers explains American history through the lens of the providential-history approach, showing of God intervened over and over again in history just to create a place where His followers could worship. Telling the tale of Columbus, the Spanish missionaries, Roanoke Colony, and more, learn how Jamestown's proximity to swamps shows that they didn't seek the Lord's direction, how King Phillip's War was due to God lifting protective grace, and how "this fighting was more than a war over land. This was a spiritual battle... yet, God continued to take care of His people by showing them special favor." Study guide with questions and answers included. 186 pages, softcover. Ages 8-12.

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FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA FOR YOUNG READERS: 1787-1837

From Sea to Shining Sea for Young Readers is the second book in the "Discovering God's Plan for America" series adapted from Peter Marshalls & David Manuel's adult work. Designed for Ages 9-12, this volume explains the American past through the lens of the providential-history approach, showing of God intervened over and over again in history just to create a place where His followers could worship. Covering the struggles over slavery, the Great Awakening, Interior Exploration, the Westward Expansion, Charles Finney, and more, see how Christians justified slavery and one can still see God's hand of blessing. 206 pages, softcover. Ages 9-12. Study guide with questions and answers included.

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SOUNDING FORTH THE TRUMPET FOR YOUNG READERS: 1837-1860

Sounding Forth the Trumpet is the third book in the "Discovering God's Plan for America" series adapted from Peter Marshalls & David Manuel's adult work. Designed for Ages 9-12, this volume explains the American past through the lens of the providential-history approach, showing of God intervened over and over again in history just to create a place where His followers could worship. This book covers the continuing debates in congress over slavery, John Quincy Adams and Polk, war with Mexico, the Gold Rush, the Underground Railroad, the Dred Scott decision, Fulton Street Meetings, Dwight L. Moody, John Brown, and the election of Abraham Lincoln. 222 pages, softcover. Ages 9-12. Study guide with questions and answers included.

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CREATION TO THE RESURRECTION, SECOND EDITION, VOLUME 1: THE MYSTERY OF HISTORY SERIES

The Mystery of History Volume 1 is written from a Christian, young-earth, perspective, teaching children to see God's hand throughout history...and how the Gospel of Jesus is the mystery behind all of history! Written in a conversational style, many lessons are presented in the form of mini-biographies, integrating fascinating stories with the events of the time. Covering creation to the resurrection, students will learn about famous biblical characters, ancient peoples, and well-known men such as Aesop, Buddha, Pythagoras, Confucius, Emperor Asoka, Herodotus, Caesar, Hannibal, and Herod. 

Arranged by quarters and weeks, each quarter begins with an "Around the World" summary of events to introduce the time period; lessons progress chronologically with each week having 3 lessons, a pretest, review, and exercise or quiz. The 108 lessons will take a year to complete if you follow a traditional 36 week school year. 

Activities are broken down by age group and reinforce the material just learned through fun ideas that engage all learning styles; they're based upon the classical grammar/logic/rhetoric stages. Review exercises cover the timeline and map work exercises; quizzes are cumulative reviews that go over material from the very beginning of the course; the semester-long tests are similar (though longer), covering materials from 2 quarters (one major time period). Quarter-end worksheets help students synthesize what they've learned and keep everyone straight! Suggested Schedules for different age groups are included, as well as plenty of reproducibles. Line-listed answers included. 636 pages, activity pages reproducible, softcover, three-hole-punched and perforated pages. Grades 4-8, but adaptable for the family. 

This second edition features the following updates & improvements:

  • Over 140 new pages that enrich the lessons; broaden the scholarship level of the text; develop new activities; enhance the mapping exercises; and simplify the timeline directions. 
  • The Table of Contents has not changed, but has been improved with better chronological detail, based on the work of James Ussher. 
  • The layout has been changed to a cleaner, more-readable style, and features upgraded artistry, photos, font, and cover; an expanded reading list; Answer Key maps for all the mapping exercises; a pronunciation guide; a Bible reading list; and more.

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THE MYSTERY OF HISTORY, VOLUME 2: THE EARLY CHURCH AND THE MIDDLE AGES

Your students will discover how God continually reveals himself in this big-picture look at world events from Pentecost to the printing press. User-friendly format features lively text, quizzes and tests, reviews, projects and activities, timeline and mapping assignments, answer keys, reproducible student pages, and more. It's classical, chronological---and complete! Grades 4 to 8. 704 pages, softcover.

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THE STORY OF INVENTIONS, SECOND EDITION

Now updated, The Story of Inventions covers key innovations from the 15th through the 20th century. Divided into four sections: Power, Manufacturing & Production, Communications, and Transportation, chapters focus on the invention as well as the life of the inventor, weaving together true-life stories in a format enjoyable for young and old. Learn about the printing press, steel, computers, steamboats and other inventions that paved the way for the growth of our modern world. Comprehension questions follow each chapter. 280 pages, softcover. Upper elementary grades.

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Story of the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages was a dark, mysterious time that set the stage for the drama of the Protestant Reformation in Europe and exploration in the Americas. Your students will enjoy learning about the Roman Empire, Charlemagne, the Vikings, castle life, the Crusades, the Awakening, and more. Features comprehensive review questions, activities, maps, and timelines. Ages 10 to 12. 130 pages, softcover from Christian Liberty Press

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The Explorers to the Jacksonians, Volume 1: All American History

From Leif Ericson to early 19th-century culture, this engaging overview brings America's history to life in 32 weekly lessons. Students explore historic events, the atmosphere surrounding them, and their impact on the country's future. The student reader features inviting text and hundreds of images and maps. The activity book offers multisensory reviews, unit wrap-ups, map work, and more. And the teacher's guide provides scope and sequence, answer keys, games, activities, and more. Grades 5 to 8. One hardcover and two softcovers.

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Geography A Literature Approach for Intermediate Grades

Geography: A Literature Approach for Intermediate Grades uses Holling Clancy Holling's award-winning books Paddle-to-the-SeaTree-in-the-TrailMinn of the Mississippi, and Seabird (not-included; all sold-separately) to introduce children to world geography and three major regions of the United States. 

This Charlotte-Mason based literature guide uses narration and the notebook approach to give students read-aloud experience that integrates reading, reasoning, relating, and recording. Step-by-step lessons guide families through each part of the lesson, and include what chapters to read, discussion questions, vocabulary, web links to expand your study, and instructions on how to complete the mapwork designed to accompany each book. Line-listed answer key included. Grades 3-7. 23 pages, softcover.

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DAVID SMITH'S MAPPING THE WORLD BY HEART: AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO LEARNING GEOGRAPHY

Designed for grades 5-12, Mapping the World by Heart includes a set of maps and a comprehensive teacher's guide that makes it easy to integrate lessons and activities into any class's existing curriculum. Combining memorization with the real use of knowledge, practice, mnemonics, large and small group activities, and games, Mapping the World by Heart inspires students to study - and love - geography.

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THE ULTIMATE GEOGRAPHY AND TIMELINE GUIDE--BOOK AND CD-ROM

Unlike boring "find it & name it" lessons, this resource combines fun-filled activities, games, and projects---from wearing it, to collecting it, to eating it! You get a complete, innovative K to 12 geography curriculum incorporating history, science, math, and literature---plus a bonus CD-ROM with reproducible maps, timelines, student workbook pages, and more. 353 pages, softcover with CD-ROM from GeoCreations.

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THE NOAH PLAN HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY CURRICULUM GUIDE

When history is presented as His story rather than just an account of man's achievements, studying provides children with a greater understanding of God's nature and character. This curriculum offers practical step-by-step instruction with a biblical worldview. Lesson plans are spelled out in great detail for grades K through 12, progressing from two 20-minute periods a week to five 50-minute periods a week. 353 pages, softcover.

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The Noah Plan History and Geography Curriculum Guide: The Principle Approach, Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade