Mystery of History
<<The Mystery of History, Volumes I, II, and III of a projected four-volume series, are a great history resource for homeschoolers. The Author Linda Hobar, with a classical approach, takes the world's story and weaves it together with Bible history in Volume I.
The other volumes continue to weave the message of the Gospel through the ages. The Mystery of History is written as a narrative - you can read it or listen to her read it. Students and parents can create their own time line to visually see how the historical events fit together.
Each volume is as simple or complex as the parent wants it to be. My children loved this curriculum. The test and quizzes are in the book, so I just copied as many as I needed. At the end of each chapter are questions and projects for students of younger, middle and older to do based on each students ability.
Titles for the four volumes are:
How Mystery of History Works
Lessons are divided into four quarters for two semesters that begin with "Around the world" background and introductory information with a pretest which sparks interest.
Three lessons follow...then you choose an activity for each child to complete. An activity is given for each of three levels.
Field trip suggestions are sometimes included at the end of the three lessons as well as times lines, maps, and a review quizzes.
We did three days of lessons with their activities, a fourth day for time line, map work, and quiz, and a fifth day for a field trip or focus on other subjects.
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