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  • Item #: 033208
    ISBN: 9780825156618
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  • Item #: 012365
    ISBN: 9781580371643
    Retail: $13.99
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    For some kids, the study of history can be…well, dry. Spark their interest with Amazing Facts in U.S. History! This activity book contains a series of quizzes on strange, but interesting, facts about Early Explorers, Native Americans, the First Thanksgiving, the 13 Colonies, the Revolution, the Gold Rush, the Civil War, World War II, U.S. Presidents, and more! Use the quizzes as pre-learning activities before a unit study, and history will take on a whole new perspective. Quiz answer sheets provide explanations for the more unusual facts. Several "mystery from history" sections, which involve logic puzzles and word games, are also included. ~ Anh

  • Item #: 014424
    ISBN: 9781892427113
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  • Item #: 029399
    ISBN: 9781561892082
    Retail: $14.95
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    This large workbook presents students with an extensive introduction to America through pages of interesting, informative text as well as games and activities to complete after reading. The pages are colorful and visually appealing for kids. The book is divided into four sections, each focusing on a different element of our nation. The first covers American history up to 1900 - the New World, the birth of our nation, the civil war, women's rights, and more. American History from 1900 to the Present discusses the Great Depression, the Cold War, genetic engineering, inventions like movies and automobiles, and other topics. The third section introduces students to the U.S. Presidents from George Washington to George W. Bush. The last section contains information about the geography of America, studying the land by region. The format of the books presents first a page of text, and then a crossword, word search or other activity on the facing page utilizing that information. The pages are perforated so students can remove them if they prefer. This workbook is designed for use by students without requiring additional help for independent learning. Answers included. 352 pgs. - Melissa

  • Item #: 050563
    ISBN: 9781580375825
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  • Item #: 035286
    ISBN: 9781601442437
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  • Item #: 004098
    Retail: $32.95
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    Now your younger student can create his own history notebook and portfolio while his older sibling works on hers. Designed as a gentle introduction to both history and notebooking and very similar to the original History Portfolios, these contain more age-appropriate writing spaces as well as suggested material for three ability levels. A Parent Guide and Materials are included right in the book (back portion) but can be removed to allow the student to "own" his portfolio. History selections are coordinated with the Story of the World but could be used with other history materials. We expect other time periods to be added to this series in the near future. ~ Janice
  • Item #: 004117
    ISBN: 9780976291848
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    If you've been a little overwhelmed with the blank spaces in the History Portfolios - or just want some idea of what to include, these guides provide the answer. Each Guide provides detailed suggestions for each and every image and text box in its corresponding Portfolio. Even though the Portfolios provide general suggestions, these Teacher's Guides eliminate the need to preplan every page that was necessary before. The material can be used "as is" by coloring, cutting, and pasting or it can become a springboard and source of ideas. All images are original - rendered from photographs and artifacts - and can be reproduced for family use. With the use of these Teacher's Guides, the History Portfolios can function as the framework for a complete course of study. ~ Janice
  • Item #: 019408
    ISBN: 9781556524561
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    With an excellent blend of informational text, relevant activities, and interesting tidbits about daily life and times, this book would make a perfect companion to any study of the Revolutionary War. A timeline at the beginning of the book sets the stage with a detailed coverage of the years between 1754-1791, explaining the status of the 13 colonies at that point in time. The following chapters flesh out the story of the Revolutionary War in chronological order, beginning at 1760. Events related to the developing war are explained in engaging text, and sidebars feature short biographies of key players of the time and interesting facts about daily life during that period. 21 activities are sprinkled throughout, so kids can get a taste of history by playing games colonial children played, making "Liberty Punch" or brown bread, dancing a minuet, participating in a minuteman relay, re-enacting a battle, creating their own fringed hunting shirt, and much more. The text itself is quite engaging; even just browsing through the book, I kept getting caught up in the details of battles, or even just in the fascinating tidbits about what it was like to be a woman or child during that time! The illustrations also capture the flavor of the period, and include woodcuts, portraits and other illustrations from that era. Musket or no musket - everyone is sure to enjoy this trip back through history! - Jess

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  • Item #: 042506
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  • Item #: 048512
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  • Item #: 025773
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  • Item #: 003659
    ISBN: 9780982500606
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  • Item #: 042505
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  • Item #: 007995
    ISBN: 9781556523229
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    Your kids can become colonial kids with a little help from the activities in this book. In Sailing and Settling, children build a sailing ship; tie knots, hitches and bends; make a compass, and more. They learn how to dress the part, then try their hands at some household projects like making rag rugs. Dinnertime! has them churning, baking corn bread, making trenchers and all sorts of yummy treats from gingersnaps to baked apples. Everyday life introduces homemade "remedies," candle dipping, weaving, knitting, making an almanac and learning manners. In Arts and Crafts they can learn quilting, do decoupage, and make pinch pots. They can make their own quill pens and ink, construct a horn book, and stitch a sampler as they learn about colonial schooling. And, finally, Fun and Games will have them making toys like tops, corn husk dolls, and poppets and playing ninepins, marbles, and hide the thimble. Although short on text, these hands-on activities would help dress up your Early American studies.

  • Item #: 048513
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  • Item #: 036870
    ISBN: 9780439241144
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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 #: 033131
    ISBN: 9781420630473
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  • Item #: 053515
    ISBN: 9781879097940
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  • Item #: 015122
    ISBN: 9780865303737
    Retail: $9.99
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    Covers Native Americans, European explorers, the Salem witch trials, French & Indian War, American Revolution, U.S. documents, Louisiana Purchase, War of 1812, Westward Expansion, Slavery and Abolition, Civil War, Manifest Destiny, Labor Movement, WWI, the roaring 20's, the Great Depression, the New Deal, WWII, the Cold War, the Korean War, the 60's, Vietnam, space exploration, presidents, Civil Rights movement, and famous Americans.
  • Item #: 048743
    ISBN: 9781569762806
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    This interesting chronological history with 21 activities is for a slightly older audience than some of our related items. It's an honest look at the daily life and history of Native Americans, and their relationship to Europeans. The book is divided into 8 chapters: "The First People," "In Search of the City of Gold," "Europeans Settle on the Eastern Shore," "Fighting the White Man's Wars," "Heading West," "Destruction of a Way of Life," "Change in Indian Country," and "Tribal Rights and Cultural Pride." Topics include Mesa Verde, European domination, creation stories, DNA analysis, and many more. Activities include playing Native American games, designing and building a trading post, weaving, making beef jerky, deciphering a code, making a totem pole and Arapaho fry bread, etc. The book has a glossary, index, and resource section with websites and books for further study. 128 pgs, pb. ~ Caryl

  • Item #: 000883
    ISBN: 9780764142581
    Retail: $18.99
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    Starting with the immigration of even the earliest Native Americans, American History the Easy Way will lead you on a chronological study of this great country. Presented in a way that is intended to be grasped easily, the text is clear and thought provoking, and it is frequently divided by headings to make particular periods or events easy to find. To help with recall and retention, each section within a chapter ends with "links from the past to the present," "dates," "key points to remember," "key people to remember," and questions in the form of identification, true/false, and multiple-choice. The chapters end in the same way but also include several open-ended analysis questions for essay practice. The chapters break up US history in the following way: Nation of Immigrants, European Settlements in North America, American Revolution, Constitution and the Establishment of the New Nation, Sectionalism and Nationalism: 1801-1850, Growing Nation – Social Change: 1800-1860, Slavery and the Civil War, Changing Lifestyles: 1865-1914, From Panic to Empire, Turmoil of War and Depression, WWII and the Early Years of the Cold War, Civil Rights, Vietnam, the Cold War, and Watergate: 1960-1976, The Presidencies of Carter, Reagan, and Bush: 1977-1993, Social Changes: 1945-2002, and Recent History: the Clinton Years and After. Illustrated with maps, graphs, and pictures, this book is guaranteed to help with your history grades. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 013168
    ISBN: 9781561896790
    Retail: $14.95
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    This book gives a detailed, interesting account of United States history in a story-telling style. Full-color photographs and illustrations that support the text add to the learning experience. Timelines, profiles of historical figures, maps, charts, and graphs also help in learning and building map-reading skills. Meant to be used as an aid with any social studies curriculum, the book begins with an account of the arrival of the first Americans who traveled from Asia over the Bering Land Bridge and ends with a discussion of the information super highway of the twenty first century. The book is not written from a Christian perspective and religious references are not included.

    The book is broken down into ten units that tell of different eras in our history. Unit One tells about the Americas until the early 1500's. It discusses how people first came to the continent and tells of ancient Native American culture. Unit Two covers from 1492 to 1700 and shares the European exploration of America. Unit Three tells of the adventures that took place and the people involved during the colonial times of 1550 to 1775. Unit Four discusses the Revolutionary War and the beginning years of the nation from 1775 to 1810. Unit Five discusses the expansion of the U.S. from 1785 to 1860. Topics such as Lewis and Clark, The Erie Canal, the gold rush, and the Pony Express are covered. Unit Six tells about the Civil War, covering everything from slavery to Gettysburg to Lincoln's assassination. Unit Seven portrays the life events of the American people from 1865 to 1900. The railroad, pioneer life, and the Nez Perce are just a few of the topics covered in this section. Unit Eight covers from 1890-1920, including inventions like the airplane or ideas like the assembly line or the beginning of women's suffrage. Unit Nine tells of some struggles America overcame from 1914-1945, such as WW I, the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and WW II, but it also lists some positive things that happened during the period, such as Jesse Owens winning Olympic medals and Charles Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic. The final unit covers 1950 to the present time.

    Students read about all these historical events in a pleasant manner, and included activities add interest. Activities include writing essays about events or people, identifying things on maps, filling out word puzzles, and creating time-lines. Answers included. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 025010
    ISBN: 9780064408363
    Retail: $6.99
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    I wish this book had been around when I was in school nearly three decades ago! I didn't care much for history then as most books on the subject, textbook or otherwise, were dry and un-motivating to my adolescent mind. This addition to the Don't Know Much About books employs a conversational, question-and-answer style that presents history topics in such a way that you want to learn the answer instead of struggling to absorb the next factoid. I actually enjoyed learning about my country's history! 244 pgs. ~ Tom

  • Item #: 006340
    ISBN: 9780825143496
    Retail: $26.00
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    A set of 25 map activities to help you incorporate geography into your study of U.S. history. Requiring no preparation time, these are activities to be used independently by students with any text or study of the U.S. to help student visualize events and movements in U.S. History. As with the World History Map Activities, each exercise includes an instruction/worksheet and a map to complete. Maps and activities are reproducible for your home school only, so you will need only one copy. Answers are included to all worksheet activities and map exercises. This book is extremely well-done, covering every phase of U.S. history from discovery through "American Involvement in Vietnam."

  • Item #: 003729
    ISBN: 9780965273541
    Retail: $20.95
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    This second book by Edward Eggleston includes stories on the perseverance of explorers like Christopher Columbus and John Cabot, the selfless public spirit of George Washington, and the hard work and simplicity of character of Abraham Lincoln. Very homeschool-friendly as this book has study questions after each chapter, definitions of pertinent words, maps and illustrations, and an index for easy cross-reference. 240 pgs, hc.

  • Item #: 019454
    ISBN: 9780471136026
    Retail: $16.00
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    I believe if there's one way to instantly improve anything, it's to add food! This book has exactly the right idea. Instead of just reading your way through history, why not eat through it? Beginning with the first Thanksgiving, you can cook representative foods from colonial times, Louisiana territory, the Alamo, pioneer times, plantation life, the transcontinental railroad days, the Victorian era, the twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the fifties, the sixties and seventies, and finally the eighties and nineties. Each time period has around four pages of brief, informative history reading (complete with humorous illustrations) and then gets down to the recipes. (Getting started cooking pages with tips are included in the very beginning.) Key terms in the history reading are in bold, and there are fun food facts to read from that time period. The recipes are great symbols of the time periods. For example, after reading about "Remember the Alamo!", students can make tacos, Texas ribs, and meatless chili. When you are studying about plantation life, it won't do but to fix up a plate of fried chicken wings, corn bread, and sweet potato pie, with a peaches and cream sundae on the side. From first Thanksgiving golden harvest pumpkin bread, to colonial clam chowder all the way to nineties blueberry muffins, this is one U.S. history study the whole family will join you for. - Melissa

  • Item #: 028380
    ISBN: 9781465428431
    Retail: $29.99
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    By David C. King, this reference covers American history from 1000-2002. It features ample photographs, illustrations, charts, and maps to appeal to the visual student as well as the essential information on the topic to make this a useful research tool for assignments. This is not an exhaustive reference, but like other single volume encyclopedias, this book provides a synopsis of each topic as a starting point for further exploration elsewhere. 304 pgs. ~ Tom

  • Item #: 035312
    ISBN: 9780439385206
    Retail: $16.99
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    These ten lively tunes will help your children learn about important events in American History. With the help of this workbook and CD you can easily teach your children about exciting tales of adventurous explorers, noble natives, fearless cowboys, and brave soldiers in a way that will engage their imagination. Each song deals with a specific event or era of American History. Welcome to the New World is a song about the discovery of North America and all the different explorers. People of the Land tells about the different Native American tribes. Tea and the Taxes is a fun song about the Boston Tea Party. The Bill of Rights Rag is a catchy tune that will help your children remember what the Constitution tells us and what some of the different amendments are. The adventurous journey to the western shore of Lewis and Clark is outlined in the song Grand Adventure. The Ballad of Bronco Charlie describes the life of a Pony Express rider during the westward expansion. Gettysburg is a song about…well; you guessed it, the battle of Gettysburg! The Underground Railroad is described in Freedom Train, and the age of invention is described in the song Marvelous Machines. Lastly, Where Are We Going? is a wonderful song about the many immigrants who came over on the boats and how the first thing they see is the Statue of Liberty. Each of these songs is accompanied with background information and activities for your students to do before or after listening to the song. You'll also find extension activities (some with companion reproducible pages), to help students delve into that time in history even more! The words to each song are also included. All ten songs were written, performed, and produced by Ken Sheldon. A big bonus is that the CD not only has the sing-along tracks, but it also has accompaniment tracks (background music, minus the main vocal) you can use for assemblies or other performances to make your students the stars! These are perfect supplemental activities for any study of American History. What a fun way to learn! - elise