Story of the World Volume I: Ancient Times Activity Book

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With Story of the World Volume I: Ancient Times Activity Book, each chapter features encyclopedia cross-references, review questions with answers, narration exercises, and crafts to illustrate various concepts and bring the past to life.

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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
  • Maps
  • 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!

 

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1 review for Story of the World Volume I: Ancient Times Activity Book

  1. Lisa Nehring

    Story of the World: Ancient Times is an excellent introduction to History for elementary students of all ages, providing them with a sweeping overview of what was happening in the ancient world. Told as a story, the text is engaging and captivating. Text includes maps and occasional pictures. Highly recommended!

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The Story of the World by Well-Trained Mind Press engages readers, is easy to read, and includes details that are intrinsically interesting to children. This series of books includes stories that are fables from around the world as well as fictional stories that illustrate life in that time in history. Each details real battles, kingdoms, cultures, and customs, weaving together a story worth telling over and over.

An Engaging Story

The Story of the World series is written in the straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer’s trademark. The curriculum covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas—find out what happened around the world in the centuries before our own.  This read-aloud series is designed for parents to share with elementary school children, or for older readers to enjoy alone.

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