The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 4 Tests: The Modern Age: From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR

The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 4 Tests: The Modern Age: From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR

by Susan Wise Bauer, Elizabeth Rountree

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The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 4 Tests: The Modern Age: From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR by Susan Wise Bauer, Elizabeth Rountree

History has been taught in a boring way for far too long.
A subject as moving and powerful as humanity's past should be inviting, and when it is told well, it is. Susan Wise Bauer succeeds in telling the captivating story of history with her best-selling history series. Parents and young readers have fallen in love with her narrative history, The Story of the World, and its accompanying Activity Book. Now teachers and home educators can take advantage of a new and valuable learning tool: the Tests and Answer Key package.
Included are 42 tests: one for each chapter of The Story of the World. Perfect for evaluating comprehension and retention. The narrative format of The Story of the World helps children remember the famous people, places, and events in history. These tests offer you an easy way to make sure that your child is absorbing the important events from world history. A combination of multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and short writing samples allow you to evaluate your child's retention and comprehension of key events in The Story of the World. The Tests package contains an answer key for all tests.
These easy-to-use tests and answer keys, successfully used by hundreds of parents and teachers, provide an objective method for measuring retention of key facts, figures, and events from history. A combination of sequencing, matching, short-answer, and essay-style questions gives students a chance to show what they've learned. Used with The Story of the World Text Book and Activity Book (sold separately), the Test and Answer Key gives educators a complete history curriculum for their elementary school students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933339023
Publisher: The Well-Trained Mind Press
Publication date: 04/16/2007
Series: Story of the World Series
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 669,869
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Susan Wise Bauer is a writer, educator, and historian. Her previous books include the Writing With Ease, Writing With Skill, and Story of the World series from Well-Trained Mind Press, as well as The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, Rethinking School, The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, and the History of the World series, all from W. W. W. Norton. She has a Ph.D. in American Studies from the College of William & Mary in Virginia, as well as an M.A. in seventeenth-century literature and a Master of Divinity in Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Literature. For fifteen years, she taught literature and composition at the College of William and Mary.

Elizabeth Rountree has taught elementary school children for more than ten years. She lives and works outside of Richmond, Virginia.

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