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 logic-stage materials to learn about the history of the modern world, from the American Civil War to the twenty-first century.
Example Syllabus (Download the PDF)
- The Story of the World, Vol. 4: The Modern Age, by Susan Wise Bauer. Available through Well-Trained Mind Press.
- Test Book and Answer Key, Vol. 4: The Modern Age, by Elizabeth Rountree. Available through Well-Trained Mind Press.
- The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia, Third Edition. ISBN 9780753468753
Class meets once per week for 50-55 minutes.
Class cap: 20 students.
Designed for grades 7-9.