Landmark Books Guide to the Story of the Renaissance and Reformation | biblicalhomeschooling.org

LANDMARK BOOKS GUIDE TO THE STORY OF THE RENAISSANCE AND REFORMATION

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No other books for children have so compellingly told the often exciting story of history than the Landmark book series published by Random House (roughly 4th through 7th grades). There will be no “twaddle” found here. The appropriate Landmark books are here keyed to their matching chapters in The Story of the Renaissance and Reformation. […]

On the Use of Real Books in the Elementary Curriculum | biblicalhomeschooling.org

ON THE USE OF REAL BOOKS IN THE ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in educational philosophy, elementary 4-6, history, homeschooling, primary 1-3, science, western civilization

Let’s start with history. In the elementary curriculum, knowledge of history’s important events and persons is what children must learn: what happened, who was involved, where, and when. Traditionally, history textbooks have been used to impart this information. Children then learn the information for a test, and forget it promptly afterward. Why? Because they are […]

Teaching History with Living Books | biblicalhomeschooling.org

TEACHING HISTORY WITH LIVING BOOKS

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History of Western Civilization A biblical study of history begins with the history of Western Civilization. (Why?) Other civilizations and cultures may be studied as Western Civilization encounters them. However, the focus especially in the elementary years is the rise of Western Civilization, and of course the American nation if you are homeschooling in the […]

4-6 ELEMENTARY READING LEVEL: HOLIDAY BOOKS

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Biblical Holidays Hebrew Illuminations Coloring Book: A Coloring Journey Through the Jewish Holy Days by Adam Rhine The Children’s Jewish Holiday Kitchen by Joan Nathan Christian Holidays Bells of Christmas by Virginia Hamilton Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson Birds’ Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Christmas Stories of […]

1000 Good Books | biblicalhomeschooling.org

1000 GOOD BOOKS

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The Thousand Good Books or, what everyone should have read “Taking all that was best of the Greco- Roman world into itself, Western tradition has given us the thousand good books as a preparation for the great ones–and for all studies in the arts and sciences. Without them, all studies are inhumane. The brutal athlete […]

Landmark Books Guide to The Story of the Middle Ages | biblicalhomeschooling.org

LANDMARK BOOKS GUIDE TO THE STORY OF THE MIDDLE AGES

Posted on 2 CommentsPosted in elementary 4-6, history, junior 7-9

No other books for children have so compellingly told the often exciting story of history than the Landmark book series published by Random House (roughly 4th through 7th grades). There will be no “twaddle” found here. The appropriate Landmark books are here keyed to their matching chapters in The Story of the Middle Ages. The […]