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 outlines to learn about the history of the modern world, from the American Civil War to the twenty-first century.
Example Syllabus (Download the PDF)
- Bauer, Susan Wise. The Story of the World, Vol. 4: The Modern Age. Available through Well-Trained Mind Press.
- Rountree, Elizabeth. Test Book and Answer Key, Vol. 4: The Modern Age. 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.