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  • Item #: 001548
    ISBN: 9781561452453
    Retail: $8.95
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    Written around real people and events from history, this book is a realistic, exciting story of 12-year old Sam Collier, the page of John Smith. Sam thinks he is the luckiest boy in the world, on an adventurous voyage to the New World. However, there are dangers Sam never even considered, and his courage will be tested many times. If Sam ever gets the opportunity to leave Virginia and go back to England, will he leave the dangerous New World behind? 198 pgs.

  • Item #: 051765
    ISBN: 9780766078772
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  • Item #: 037661
    ISBN: 9780736862103
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  • Item #: 006837
    ISBN: 9780310713920
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  • Item #: 046741
    ISBN: 9781929756612
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  • Item #: 029103
    ISBN: 9780064403337
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    Amanda Freebold's father sails to the new colony of Jamestown, hoping to make a life there for his family. Amanda and her two siblings stay behind with their mother and work hard for Mistress Trippett to make ends meet in the meantime. After three years, the Freebold children's mother dies and they are left alone. Amanda makes the hard decision to cross the ocean and join their father in the new world, and the children start the long, hard journey with only a brass lion that their father left to guard them.

  • Item #: 052250
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    Lists landmark dates in US history beginning with the 1607 Jamestown settlement through the 2009 Election of President Obama.

  • Item #: 049590
    ISBN: 9781893103474
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    Discover the settling of Jamestown through the eyes of one of the settlers. A mother reads to her two children the journal entries of their grandfather when he first journeyed to the New World. The grandfather's story is recounted in a journal format, and throughout the book, the mother and children interject comments. Sketches related to the journal entries make the story come alive. 32 pgs, pb. – John

  • Item #: 036870
    ISBN: 9780439241144
    Retail: $15.99
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    For all your hands-on, kinesthetic, visual, arty, or just-plain-bored-with-textbook students, I recommend this! With 26 different map activities covering various periods from the first Americans (stated as arriving 15,000 years ago) to the landing on the moon, each major period of US history is included. Each map activity includes a two page spread with directions on how to make the maps, followed by two reproducible map pages which usually require tape and scissors to complete. The period-applicable maps, once completed, become 3-D maps with moveable pieces. All are in black and white and can be colored, if desired. The directions pages also include teaching points on the geography and history surrounding the maps. A really neat supplement to any US history program, some of the periods mapped include: Vikings discover America, settlements at Roanoke and Jamestown, piracy on the high seas, Washington crosses the Delaware, the trail of tears, western cattle trails, building the Panama Canal, and many more. pb. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 062245
    ISBN: 9780976579373
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    Ballads are somewhat of a lost art form, but historically, they were a way to pass on to future generations the events and details from history. From Sing ‘n Learn comes this musical approach to reinforce your American History study. Nine ballads (chapters) move through key elements of US history, from Roanoke/Jamestown, Revolutionary and Civil War, to the Transcontinental Railroad.

    Each chapter follows the same format. First, you’ll find the ballad printed in full (the audio is located in chronological order on the CD). Then the author expands on specific details highlighted in each song. The author clarifies that this is not a history textbook, but the elaboration contains a good amount of explanation. Each chapter ends with a set of Discussion Questions (no answers included). At the book’s end, each ballad is reprinted in full text and includes the melody line and chords.

    Black and white illustrations are included throughout. Some illustrations appear as though they’ve been photocopied and some are occasionally applied as a “watermark” behind text, making the text a little more challenging to read. Another minor negative is that in adding CDs, book references to song locations being on specific cassette tapes were not updated. However, songs are placed chronologically on each CD. One CD includes music and vocals; one contains instrumental only. This set could serve as a tool for your auditory learners and a simple way to remember key points of American history. 8 1/2” x 10 3/4”, 159 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 050633
    ISBN: 9780857383396
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    Fifty events beginning with September 28, 480 B.C. and concluding with September 11, 2001, were chosen for their impact on world history. The author's choice of these important dates and events comes from a secular view of history. He includes the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday 30 A.D. as the start of the Christian era. Other events include: the death of Muhammad, the coronation of Charlemagne, the founding of Jamestown, VA, the fall of the Bastille, Alexander Graham Bell discovers the telephone, the Boxer rebellion, Operation Barbarossa, the bombing of Hiroshima and the release from prison of Nelson Mandela. He explains what may have happened in the world if these events had gone differently. I think it would be interesting for students to read this book and then create their own list of events that they feel changed the world. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 049654
    ISBN: 9781585741373
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    Immerse yourself in the character and culture of the men and women who conquered the American frontier! Reminiscent of the David Macaulay building and engineering books, the author successfully recreates life on the American frontier with engaging text and first rate, black & white illustrations. Beginning in Jamestown, 1607, you will be transported through the early life and times of America and be introduced to the history of the Germans and Scots in Pennsylvania, the flint lock rifle, building of log cabins, forts, medicine and witchcraft, and what childhood looked like. The author weaves the story of the Seven Year War, the Revolutionary War, Land Ordinances, the Louisiana Purchase and the Northwest exploration. We learn of steam boats, the cotton frontier, early railroads, fur trade, the Oregon Trail, the history of the Mormon Church, stage coaches in California, Civil War and the West, and the Cattle Drives. Each chapter provides abundant illustrations and maps, and interesting text to bring alive the early days of America, this book breathes life into American history studies. Pb, 161 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 047788
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    What can't you do with this paper collection? The package of 32 sheets includes four different double-sided styles, each printed to look like different types of ancient paper. All are blank on one side and feature a subtle pattern on the other. One looks like ancient papyrus, while others look like various types of old parchment. I'd indulge in these sheets for special writing assignments, historical craft projects, invitations for a themed party or event, drawing treasure maps, map-making activities for that special history notebook, scrapbooking, etc. Great student incentive too… I bet that report on Jamestown would look even more impressive on antique parchment! – Jess

  • Item #: 046702
    ISBN: 9781594763205
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  • Item #: 026977
    ISBN: 9781628630220
    Retail: $0.00
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    Focuses on topics from early American history. 6 units include: Columbus, Jamestown, Pilgrims, Daniel Boone, Lewis & Clark, and Trails West. 3rd edition is split into six perfect-bound books (one per six week unit), and student notebook pages are now sold separately in loose-leaf, 3-hole punched print format. Student pages are no longer included in digital format for this level.

  • Item #: 012866
    ISBN: 9780974769578
    Retail: $72.95
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    Whether you've used Little Hands to Heaven or Little Hearts for His Glory and are lamenting the fact that your journey is ending, or you are just starting out with your first or second grader and aren't sure where to begin, take heart! Carrie Austin has taken her organized, enjoyable curriculum series up to the next grade level. Designed for 6-8-year olds, this curriculum guide is laid out similarly to the preceding volumes, with Bible study, language arts, spelling, grammar, mechanics, usage, copywork, reading, story time, math exploration, history, poetry, music, art, science, and geography. The curriculum is divided into 34 units. Each unit is divided into five daily lessons, which follow the history, language arts and math theme for the unit. The daily lessons are divided into two parts (helpfully on facing pages!): "Learning Through History" and "Learning the Basics".

    The history section contains the history, poetry/rhyme, Bible study, and corresponding music portion of the lesson, all visually separated into printed boxes with related icons. Geography, history activities, art, or science make up the remaining part of the "history" portion. These activities are sprinkled throughout each unit, lightening the load while covering each of these topics at least once a week. The necessary resources for teaching history include American Pioneers and Patriots, Stories of the Pilgrims, and Boys and Girls of Colonial Days (2002 copyright). As mentioned above, each unit focuses on one event in American history, from 1565 to 1865. The other activities in the history portion of the lesson complement the history story, so it won’t easily be forgotten! For example, in Day 1 of Unit 2, the history story relates how the Jamestown settlers did not want to work to eat or build a town; they only wanted to find gold. The corresponding Bible study is on Galatians 6:9, and focuses on not giving up, even though we may become weary. The poetry selection is "Father, We Thank Thee", and the science activity asks students to perform a small experiment with paper demonstrating why tree squirrels flatten their body to glide through the air.

    "Learning the Basics" focuses on language arts skills and math, but also incorporates story time and reading. Each unit features a key theme for spelling, grammar and math that is built upon during the week. Four subject assignments are included for this section of the lesson, including language arts, reading, story time, and math. Language arts usually includes spelling and copywork. The spelling lists for the week follow the unit’s "spelling word pattern" or phonetic construct/sound. The copywork portion has students copying bits of poetry, prose, and other things as they fit the grammar concept for the week. Each day's reading assignment offers three options for graded reading material, depending on the reading ability of your student: the phonics program you are already completing, a recommended title for emerging readers recommended for that unit (suggested books and comprehension questions are found in the appendix), or Drawn Into the Heart of Reading for independent reading. Read aloud to your child (or for you to read together) from books in a variety of genres during Story Time. The author has included book suggestions for nine genres, including biography, adventure, historical fiction, fantasy, mystery, nonfiction, humor, realistic fiction, and folk tale. Each of these genres is covered in 20 days of read alouds, except for folk tales, which has 10 days. Because she leaves the Story time discussion open-ended, you can choose your own read-alouds for each genre. Suggestions can be found in the appendix. The math portion of the lesson also follows a theme for the unit, from numbers 1-10, sets, missing numbers, and number pairs in Lesson 1; to money, counting, writing amounts, and making change in Unit 33. The math lessons use Singapore’s Primary Mathematics 1A and 1B, or if you are already ahead of this in math, Carrie has provided an alternate math schedule using Primary Mathematics 2A and 2B. Like her previous curricula, the format is easy to use, and the weekly themes tie the subjects together nicely. The author also places an emphasis on hands-on and full-body activities that develop gross and fine motor skill development (and offer a chance for kids to burn off some "wigglies"). Flexibility is built in, with plenty of options as to which additional resources you use, and how you choose to personalize the lessons. Activities are designed to require no (or very little) preparation time and use around-the-house items. The appendix includes an "Overview of Reading Choices," suggested books for reading time (grouped by unit), suggested books for story time (grouped by genre), two spelling lists for each unit, and poetry and rhymes used for both poetry and copywork time. Whether you’re familiar with Carrie’s approach, or you've never used it before and are looking for a solid guide that lays it all out for you, you are sure to enjoy the early grades. ~ Jess

  • Item #: 009479
    ISBN: 9780439368988
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    Lizzie Barker is only nine, but she is keeping a diary of her trip and time in Jamestown for her brother. He had to stay behind because he was too weak to make the journey, so she records all the new and strange things for him, including the land, the Indians, and her adventures.