Story of Ancient Times
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, time lines, and outlines to learn about the ancient world, from the earliest records to the last Roman emperor.
- Bauer, Susan Wise. The Story of the World, Vol. 1: Ancient Times, rev. ed. Charles City, Va.: Well-Trained Mind Press, 2006. Available through Well-Trained Mind Press.
- The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia, 3rd ed. New York: Kingfisher, 2012. 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.