Story of the Modern Age

Full-year course. Making use of The Story of the World, Volume 4 along with The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia and numerous instructor-assigned supplemental materials, this class studies the modern age (1850-present) at a logic-stage level. Students will make use of primary sources, timelines, and other materials to learn about the history of the modern world, from the American Civil War to the twenty-first century.

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  • Example Syllabus (Download the PDF)
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    • The Story of the World, Vol. 4: The Modern Age, Susan Wise Bauer
    • Test Book and Answer Key, Vol. 4: The Modern Age, Elizabeth Rountree
    • The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia, Third Edition
  • Class meets once per week for 50-55 minutes.
  • Class cap: 20 students.
  • Designed for grades 7-9.