History can seem dry, dusty, and irrelevant. World history, moreover, can be overwhelming. Where does one start?
The Story of the World is an award-winning resource for families looking for a history curriculum they can fall in love with. Told in the straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer’s trademark, this four-volume set covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present.
This read-aloud series is designed for parent-teachers to share with elementary school children. Enjoy it together and introduce your child to the marvelous story of the the world’s civilizations.
Activity Book Volume I: Ancient Times (5000 BC to 400 AD) works with the revised edition of the Story of the World text, offering parents and teachers a complete history curriculum. What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi’s tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year old become the last emperor of Rome?
Activity Book Volume I contains:
- Extensive reading lists
- Cross-references to the most common illustrated encyclopedias
- Comprehension questions
- Sample narrations
- Coloring pages
- 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!