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Twelve ancient authors and 44 significant excerpts concerning Alexander the Great including snakes and sea monsters

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Ancient Literature: Significant Excerpts from the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to Supplement Your History Curriculum, Volume Two – Alexander the Great Use primary sources to enhance your study of ancient history. This 94-page ebook can be used to supplement any ancient history curriculum and is suitable for ages ten through adult. […]

Are you looking for a way to include primary sources into your history lessons?

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Add value to your history curriculum — Julius Caesar free on Kindle for 3 days Are you looking for a way to include primary sources into your history lessons? Ancient Literature — Significant Excerpts From the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to Supplement Your History Curriculum Volume One — Julius Caesar Volume […]

Ancient History from Primary Sources on sale this week

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn is on sale this week. Normally priced at $29, this week you can buy it for $16. Plus, with your order you will receive (upon request) Ancient Literature — Significant Excerpts From the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to […]

Resource for teaching English history to children

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Our Island Story by H. E. Marshall — purchased print version Our Island Story by H. E. Marshall — free ebook version A child’s history of England beginning with the stories of Albion and Brutus through the end of the reign of Queen Victoria. published 1905 Ages 9-12 653 pages numerous illustrations The text was […]

Science and History Projects — one of the best parts of homeschooling

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Throughout our homeschooling years, from 1975-2001, science and history projects were a big part of our curriculum. It was the fun part of homeschooling and served to make the learning stick. Here are photos of some of our projects. An early project on robots Our primitive attempt at costuming The Great Exhibition of 1851 The […]

Martin Luther dies

Friday, October 20th, 2017

February 18, 1546 — Martin Luther dies in Eisleben of a heart attack.

Literature of Egypt — New Ebook from Trivium Pursuit

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Ancient History from Primary Sources: Literature of Egypt by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn This ebook is an expanded excerpt from Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn. We have selected seventeen pieces of Egyptian literature which are commonly considered to be culturally important, yet not inappropriate for students ages […]

The Breedlove Papers — John Bunyan’s Trial — a man’s religious views, or lack of them, are matters between his conscience and his God, and are not the business of the Crown, the Parliament, or even of this Court

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

The Breedlove Papers by Howard V. Pendley III, pastor of the Bedford Baptist Church in Bedford, Virginia One of the most significant finds related to the legal history of England in the years immediately following the Commonwealth Period was the discovery, among the papers of one Thomas Breedlove, of nearly a thousand verbatim accounts of […]

Apply logic to history — Critical Thinking in United States History

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. The 4-Volume Critical Thinking in United States History Series teaches students how to apply logic to history by analyzing and evaluating primary sources and questioning how to discern the reliability of historical texts. I consider this curriculum to be one of […]

Economics, United States History, and Government for your high school student

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. A Basic History of the United States, 6 Volumes by Clarence B. Carson, first published 1983-2004 by American Textbook Committee, now published by Boundary Stone For your highschoolers I recommend Clarence B. Carson’s A Basic History of the United States. The […]

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