History’s Masterminds & Discovering the Ancient World
Discovering the Ancient World
Time frame: Beginning of recorded history — 500 B.C.
Integrated history- and literature-based curriculum for eighth grade and up. Readings are taken from source documents: excerpts from ancient myths of a variety of civilizations, Egyptian and Chinese writings, the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Code of Hammurabi, Iliad and Odyssey. Writing assignments draw on skills as taught by the Institute for Excellence in Writing. Questionnaires help the student distill facts in concise form. Students learn how to research and present their findings in oral reports. Map and timeline work establish context. Quizzes and tests gauge retention.
Time frame: Recorded History to the Present
Middle School Curriculum Overview of World History
Travel through Time & See Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It!
Your scholars will research — Scientists, Inventions, Explorers
From Hippocrates to Ian Wilmut
From Columbus to Calypso
From the Wheel to the Web
From the Stone Age to the Space Age