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Famous Men in History, Volume 1

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Famous Men in History, Volume 1 was first published in 1894 as Great Men and Famous Women.  It includes biographies of soldiers and sailors in history and includes the original illustrations.  (NOTE:  Some of the illustrations depict violent battle scenes.)

This volume contains 38 biographies including Nebuchadnezzer, Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Marc Antony, Attila the Hun, Pepin the Short, Charlemagne, William the Conqueror, Henry V of England, and Miles Standish.

Check out the contents page of the preview for a full listing of the biographies included in this volume.  

This newly formatted edition of Famous Men in History, Volume 1 contains a contents page with clickable links to the chapters to make the book easy to navigate.

This book needs to be part of your living ebooks library!  Students from elementary through high school will enjoy reading this book.  Use it to supplement your history curriculum, as part of a unit study, or as a reading book for upper elementary and middle school students. 

 
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Mary Kay H April 04, 2016 8:01 pm UTC
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Although I have several notebooking and journaling titles, this title is a literature/history title. There are no notebooking pages included, but you can still use this ebook for notebooking. Have your child read one of the biographies in the book, or use it as a read-aloud selection. Younger children can then write facts about that person's life. If they're ready, have them write the facts using complete sentences. Older students can write a complete paragraph. Have them correct any errors in grammar, capitalization, and punctuation.
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Wendy B April 04, 2016 5:32 pm UTC
I'm new to notebooking. Explain to me what I would do with these pages with my 10 year old. Thank you. I just looked through the 15 pages. Basically it was all reading about certain famous men. There are no instructions.
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This title was added to our catalog on December 05, 2015.