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Included is 1 history curriculum guide, including a list of books and other resources needed (parents can easily access most books at a local library or purchase them separately at reasonable prices)

Each guide in our "This Far by Faith" series is a complete, stand-alone, inclusive history package that can be completed in a single school year.

The second edition of "This Far By Faith" continues the exciting journey through American History, picking up where volume 1 left off with a study of the Civil War.   In addition to the traditional stories of heroes and heroines, western migration, the Great Depression and two world wars, we also cover stories that you may not find in traditional history texts: the Harlem Renaissance, the Great Migration, the birth and death of the Negro Baseball League, and the desegregation of public school systems, to name a few.   In addition, you will find stories of Asian and Mexican immigration into America, and see this country's growth through several diverse sets of lenses.

"This Far By Faith" is a product for the middle school (grades 5-8) level child.   Our commitment to the enjoyment of learning remains the same.  The approach to learning is still largely adapted from Charlotte Mason's living books school of thought: rich and engaging stories, read-aloud opportunities for parent/child interaction as well as time for student self-reading, and additional activities for deeper reflection.

The spine, or fundamental "textbook," for this two-part curriculum is Joy Hakim's A History of US series, which can also be found in public libraries or at bookstores nationwide.   We build upon Hakim's presentation of history with various activities to provide a Christian worldview, including a "Shining God's Light on our Journey" period of written and verbal expression throughout each book in the series.

This is an excellent addition to your homeschool library.   Happy learning!

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January 24, 2011
This title was added to our catalog on January 24, 2011.