Story of Ancient Times

Course Description


Full-year course. Making use of The Story of the World, Volume 1 along with The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia and numerous instructor-assigned supplemental materials, this class studies ancient times at a logic-stage level. Students will make use of primary sources, timelines, and other logic-stage materials to learn about the ancient world, from the earliest records to the last Roman emperor.

Example Syllabus (Download the PDF)

Required texts:

  • The Story of the World, Vol. 1: Ancient Times, rev. ed, by Susan Wise Bauer. Available through Well-Trained Mind Press.
  • The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia, 3rd ed. ISBN 9780753468753
  • Internet access to the Internet History Sourcebook at Fordham: http://legacy.fordham.edu/Halsall/index.asp

Class meets once per week for 50-55 minutes.

Class cap: 20 students.

Designed for grades 5-7.

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