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. […]

Secondary History with The Story of the Ancient World | biblicalhomeschooling.org

SECONDARY HISTORY WITH THE STORY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

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I recommend the Guerber history series (edited and expanded by Christine Miller) to be a child’s first introduction to history in the elementary grades. What about those children in their teens, who did not have the advantage of reading this thorough biblically-based history in their elementary years? What can I recommend for those parents who […]

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 […]