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  • Item #: 023581
    ISBN: 9781623412951
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  • Item #: 054172
    ISBN: 9781623410414
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    It seems I'm part of a growing number of people who prefer to purchase a hardcopy book rather than rely on downloading and printing. If you're with me, you'll be glad to know that IEW has started publishing this notebook (long available as a free download to those who have purchased their courses). Used as a resource for all of their theme-based writing lessons, it's also a good reference for any student using the IEW method of writing. Included are reference pages for stylistic techniques, models of structure, strong verbs, -ly words, quality adjectives, five senses/emotions, decorations, transitional words/phrases, grammar rules, and charts/checklists. Spiral-bound with updated layout for 2016. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 030666
    ISBN: 9780794508166
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    In typical, fascinating Usborne style, this updated volume takes readers on a whirlwind tour of 10,000 years of history, from the first farmers to the fall of the Roman Empire. Unlike many other books that focus on this time period, the focus is not only on the Greeks and Romans, but early civilizations from around the world are also represented, including the Hittites, Canaanites, the Hebrew kingdoms, Assyrians, Persians, the early Chinese, early Arab kingdoms, early North Americans, the people of ancient Peru, the Olmecs, the Celts, early African kingdoms, and many more. The focus is more on daily life than events of the time, and examples of housing, architecture, art, weapons, tombs, agriculture, and more are represented for each time period. Visual types will enjoy the cut-away views of structures so they can "see inside" houses and tombs of each civilization. A map and a list of important dates are also included for each civilization. Most pages also include a link to check out a related website that gives readers an opportunity to do things like hear how a Hittite would have said "hello" or play a game of Senet. An excellent resource for any study of ancient history. 96 pgs, pb. – Jess

  • Item #: 068567
    ISBN: 9781623412739
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  • Item #: 005984
    ISBN: 9781623412456
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    Subtitled "Historical Context for the Good and Great Books" from the Institute for Excellence in Writing this collection of book titles includes writings, biographies, plays, recordings, and films to portray a history of mankind. Created in a simple spreadsheet format, the columns represent: description/time period, title of resource, author, and approximate age/ability level of student. The material is chronologically indexed using Ancients, the Middles Ages, Renaissance/Reformation and the Modern World.

    The purpose of this resource is to save parents/teachers time planning out lessons. It can be used with any homeschool approach or teaching style. Use this guide to organize your history and literature studies from elementary to high school. Add a date to when your student completed a resource, and you can then transfer that to a transcript. Updated in 2016, this resource now includes instructions and samples for reader-response journaling as well. Literature for the Ancient period (5000 BC-400 AD) includes: Streams of Civilization, Book of Virtues, Adam and His Kin, Great Pyramid, Epic of Gilgamesh, D'Aulaire's Book of Myths, and many more. Some examples from the Middle Ages (400 AD-1450) are: Tales from Shakespeare, Story of the World Volume 2, Famous Men of the Middle Ages, Making of a Knight, Lantern Bearers, Beowulf, and several more. Books for the Renaissance/Reformation (1450-1850) include: America's God and Country, Leonardo DaVinci, Kite Fighters, Luther the Leader, Tempest, Under God, Along Came Galileo, Leviathan, and many others. Some selections for the Modern World (1850-present) are: Big Sky, David Copperfield, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Little Women, Old Yeller, Moccasin Trail, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Winston Churchill, Dracula, Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Hobbit and more.

    Each page has a quote from a resource and many of these have Christian content, mentioning God, the church, Christ, faith, God's sovereignty and mercy, and prevailing with God's help. 92 pgs, pb, spiral-bound. ~Sara

  • Item #: 033849
    ISBN: 9781623412470
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  • Item #: 041246
    ISBN: 9781623412487
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    Lessons featuring Medieval History themes including Byzantine Empire, Mohammed, Charlemagne, Battle of Hastings, Knights, King Arthur, Lady Godiva (actually a story about tax relief), Genghis Khan, Marco Polo and Men of the Reinaissance among others incrementally teach all the IEW models of structure and elements of style. Vocabulary cards, quizzes, and games are included. 29 lessons, revised - now made up of a teacher/student set with the student book also available separately.

  • Item #: 068553
    ISBN: 9781623412319
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  • Item #: 036000
    ISBN: 9781623412302
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  • Item #: 035995
    ISBN: 9781623410957
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    Suppose your junior or senior high student has been through Level B or C of the Student Writing Intensive (SWI) seminar and has a good understanding of how to write a paragraph using topic and clincher sentences. He may even have a little bit of experience with essay writing but you feel he needs more instruction and practice with essays. This course is for you! Focusing specifically on the structure and content of essay writing, it's an extension and refinement of IEW's Unit VIII (on the formal essay). Utilizing a four-step teaching strategy which includes preliminary instruction, modeling, practice with help, and "on your own" work, this ten-week course by Lesha Myers takes the student step-by-step through the essay-writing process. Teaching units include thesis statements, essay organization, transitions, introductions, and conclusions and end with descriptive and persuasive essay practice. The course book includes student pages with instruction written directly to the student and teacher pages that include helps (grading and schedules) and unit by unit lesson plans.

  • Item #: 032557
    ISBN: 9781623412685
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  • Item #: 017728
    ISBN: 9780590451604
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  • Item #: 004017
    ISBN: 9780446370295
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    A massive 1,361-page tome which includes more than 1,500,000 words. At our house, this 3 1/4 pound reference comes in handy all year as the children use it for their schoolwork, but gets a real workout when we're writing descriptions for our catalog. Paperback.

  • Item #: 068568
    ISBN: 9781623412722
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    ISBN: 9781623412326
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  • Item #: 015935
    ISBN: 9781930443273
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    Topics of this thirty-one week course include: the Mayflower, Paul Revere, War for Independence, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, Lewis and Clark expedition, War of 1812, Star Spangled Banner, Oregon Trail, War Between the States, the Gettysburg Address, famous inventors – Edison, famous inventors – Carver, Immigration to America, Ellis Island, WWI, and WWII.

  • Item #: 000167
    ISBN: 9781506400105
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    An excellent mapbook and companion to the Greenleaf Guide to Old Testament History, the atlas contains a brief introduction, 30 maps, a gazetteer, key locations, and Biblical references to events for each major historical period in the history of Israel. 32 pp, sc.

  • Item #: 003618
    ISBN: 9780753468753
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    We looked at several different alternatives before selecting this volume as a basic world history reference book. As with any secular product, we contend with the "dating" problems (the book dates the beginning of history at 40,000 B.C.), and evolutionary references. However, the book is an excellent reference with many outstanding features:

    • It's all in one book (491 pgs) making it a handy reference for studies of any and all time periods.
    • The paper is nice and thick, designed to tolerate years of "wear and tear".
    • Chronologically-arranged and cross- referenced articles.
    • Over 2000 colorful illustrations, including photographs and charts as well as annotated maps.
    • A handy reference section at the back of the book that has lists of national leaders throughout history; wars; and explorations/discoveries.
    • The comprehensive indexing makes it easy to quickly find the information or related articles you need.

    This book replaced the old Kingfisher Illustrated History of the World a number of years ago. Although similar, there are some differences in this new book. Curriculums that refer to the original book may not correspond exactly to the replacement version. We think this will be a volume you will use again and again, not just for world history studies, but for unit studies of all kinds.

  • Item #: 007687
    ISBN: 9780688154806
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    An excellent biography of this Macedonian Greek Queen of Egypt. Cleopatra was one of the last of the Ptolemies, a royal line descended from a general of Alexander the Great. Notable for her determination, intelligence, and beauty, she almost succeeded in her goal of unifying the world under her rule. This captivating account by Diane Stanley follows her tumultuous life from the beginning of her rule at age 18 to her death in defeat at age 39. It also explains much about the ambitions of Julius Caesar as well as the downfall of Mark Antony - two men totally devoted to this strong-willed queen.

  • Item #: 011639
    ISBN: 9780756658298
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    This exciting and enlightening collection of hardcover guides provides an excellent resource for comprehensive history studies. Each volume contains a host of fascinating historical facts and information. Superb full-color illustrations give the reader an“eyewitness” insight into a variety of historical periods. ~ Rachel
  • Item #: 007999
    ISBN: 9781556523540
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    A study of Hebrew history from 2000 to 430 B.C., beginning with Abram being called out of Ur. Over 80 activities and projects accompany the informational text from Growing Up in Ur and building ziggurats to Returning to Jerusalem and calculating tithes. Children construct salt-dough maps, make musical instruments, locust biscuits, and outfits to wear, mix up and bake a batch of unleavened bread, make an olive-oil lamp, and much, much more as they follow Biblical history From Abraham to Nehemiah. Projects and activities are well-coordinated with the text, which is amazingly good. The author has done an excellent job of combining Bible history with culture and customs. All you may want to add is actual Scripture reading for a great early history study.

  • Item #: 067121
    ISBN: 9780147512819
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      I saw you cringe! Why offer a book on rats and their interactions with people and society? My response? Children (especially boys perhaps!) will eagerly devour this informative and lively overview of rat history! Written by acclaimed children’s historian and author, Albert Marrin, this riveting tale weaves together science, history, and folklore leading readers to a newly found appreciation of the repulsive rodent. Learn how rats are considered fast learners, make loyal pets, are key to medical breakthroughs and have been served as a delicacy on dinner plates. You will also learn how attempts to eradicate them are often unsuccessful and in ancient times rats stood trial for their crimes in courts of law. Excellent family read aloud or to stimulate the curiosity of a reluctant reader. 98 pgs, pb. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 064800
    ISBN: 9780972740104
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       To fully understand the future of mankind, we must examine our heritage. Or as one author has written, “Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” As one who had limited Western Civilization education, this introduction is one of the most straight forward and readable resources I have reviewed.

      Beginning with a foundational understanding of the definition of civilization, the book is divided into four sections. In the first, The Mediterranean World, we examine the need for transportation, diversity and plunder; the economic, religious, and political life of early civilizations; early empires (Assyrians, Babylon, Persian); Ancient Greece; the Roman Empire and Christianity. Section 2: The Middle Ages examines the fall of Rome, rise of Islam and Western Europe; Feudalism; the spread of Christianity and the Roman Catholic Church, the Crusades; scholasticism of Thomas Aquinas and others; and the rise and growth of European cities: England, France and Spain. Section 3: The Early Modern Era surveys the Renaissance; the Protestant Reformation; the Advancement of Science; and exploration and trade. The final Section analyzes the ongoing battle between traditional Judeo-Christian faith and the new faith in naturalism. From the battle for human minds and hearts, he describes the momentous battle for political control with a historical look at the political catastrophes of Romanticism, from Rousseau to Marx to Hitler. Finally, he examines the battle for economic control from the Industrial Revolution to Socialist Mentality.

      The author takes seriously his predefined task, “to describe the institutions, politics, commerce, religion, and arts and sciences of past civilizations in an effort to discern the values, beliefs, and ideas which served to shape those societies” prior to examining the commonly held, yet erroneous viewpoints that contributed to the collapse of historic civilizations. The detailed index and chapter study questions (without answers) make this a valuable resource for teens and parents alike. 415pgs, HC. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 064468
    ISBN: 9780199325184
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     Students of ancient history will profit from this comprehensive study of the Roman Empire. Unlike many histories written on the culture and civilization of ancient Rome, this volume by Greg Woolf truly seeks to give readers an understanding of Rome as an empire. The main focus of the text, therefore, is on the founding, development, and eventual decline of the empire of Rome. By the time students finish this volume, they discover both the triumph and tragedy that was ancient Rome. This book also includes a few helpful maps, and a small number of black-and-white photos. 300 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 062870
    ISBN: 9781626864467
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      Drawn from the journals or notebooks of the well-known scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci, this book provides five easy-to-assemble models of his most fascinating inventions. Complete instructions are provided with each model, along with a wealth of intricate drawings and relevant observations that pertain to the particular invention. While it is true that the colorful paper models in this book are relatively easy to assemble, it is also fair to say that they are not designed to be built by very young children. The quality of the drawings and textual observations within this publication are consistently excellent, and the models are well-organized and impressive. Finished models measure approximately 7”x7”. Book measures 11” x 11”. ~ Mike