Intro to World History (One Year Condensed)

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Title: Intro to World History (One Year Condensed)
Age Range: 7-9
Grade Range: 2,3,4
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Tour world history from creation to the 20th century!

In this foundational overview of World History, students explore significant events and stories as they travel the globe on a yearlong adventure into the past. They’ll encounter an amazing variety of peoples and cultures and gain an understanding of how the rise and fall of civilizations over time has helped to create the world we live in today.

  • Get the very best of History / Bible / Literature B and C in one exciting year!
  • Relax with complete lesson plans and materials for homeschool success.
  • Adventure with Vikings, chariot racers, artists, missionaries, astronauts & more.
  • Bond with your kids as you spark their love of learning.
  • Purchase this package and you'll get free shipping (lower 48), a one-year guarantee and other perks.

Sonlight's complete Intro to World History program takes two full years. If you have the time to do all of Sonlight B and C, that's still our top recommendation. You'll enjoy many more favorite books, and you'll get a deeper, richer study of history.

But not everyone feels they can spend two years on World History. Perhaps you are new to Sonlight and would prefer to only wait a year until the joy of American History in Sonlight D and E.

Whatever your circumstances, if you would prefer to only spend a year, rather than do only the first half (Sonlight B) or the second half (Sonlight C) of World History, we recommend this one-year condensed program. Although, of course, we had to leave some things out, it's our best effort to slim down our two-year program to a single year.

Estimated daily time for Intro to World History, One Year Condensed including your other subjects: Student: 2-3 hrs | Parent: 1.5 -2 hrs

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Grade 4 Readers

Chapter books for the precocious reader (or, perhaps, the older student doing Sonlight C with younger siblings).

A book with mysteries (Encyclopedia Brown); a book of tall tales (McBroom's Wonderful One-Acre Farm); a book about building a business (The Toothpaste Millionaire). An original fairy tale (The King's Equal). A book about farm animals (Along Came a Dog), and unusual pets (A Llama in the Family), and wild horses (Misty of Chincoteague). Another package of excellent readers to enjoy.

One of the enormous benefits of this package, especially, is that most of these books are either part of a series, or by an author who wrote many other books. So if your children find an author they particularly enjoy, look for more! For example, the author of Frindle, Andrew Clements, has written many delightful books. Or Arleta Richardson, who wrote More Stories from Grandma's Attic, has ten books in the complete set. Beverly Cleary wrote six books about Henry Huggins and eight about Henry's neighbors Beezus and Ramona. There are more than two dozen Encyclopedia Brown books, four in the "B" Is for Betsy series, three about Ralph S. Mouse. And so on.

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Instructor's Guides

Grade 4 Readers Schedule/Study Guide (4RG)

Includes the daily schedule and Study Guide.

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Bible

Sing the Word: God Our Provider (CB02)

This CD includes the Scripture verses in the Level C Bible Memory program set to diverse musical styles.

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$15.95

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History & Geography

Timeline Figures B+C (BCH01)

90 Timeline Figures for Sonlight B+C on self-adhesive heavy card stock. Just cut them out, color and stick them in your Timeline Book.

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The Usborne Time Traveler (BH01)

Required Resource for History / Bible / Literature C. (Included in B and B+C. If you purchase History / Bible / Literature C and have not used B or B+C, you will need to purchase this book separately.)

Visit Ancient Egypt, Rome, medieval Europe and Viking days. Colorful, detail-packed illustrations teach about family life and cultural achievements. Humorous, lively, imaginative.

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Tut's Mummy Lost & Found (BH02)

The incredible story of discovering an Egyptian pharaoh's tomb — in the same condition it had been left 2000 years before.

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George Muller (BH06)

With scarcely enough money for his own family, George Muller sponsored a "Breakfast Club" for orphans that eventually filled five large houses and cared for 10,000 children. Muller's faith and generosity have set a standard for Christians of all generations. A gripping true story.

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The Usborne Book of World History (CH02)

Required Resource for History / Bible / Literature C. (Included in B and B+C. If you purchase History / Bible / Literature C and have not used B or B+C, you will need to purchase this book separately.)

The history of the world to 1914.

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Window on the World (CH04)

A wonderful introduction to 92 largely unevangelized countries and peoples of the world. From Afghanistan to the Zulus, and beyond.

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$25.00

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Audio Memory® Geography Songs CD Kit (CH06)

33 songs teach the names and locations of the continents, oceans, planets, 225 countries, and the states and provinces of Canada and the U.S.

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Gladys Aylward (CH13)

A story built around the work of Gladys Aylward, an uneducated British housemaid who went to China via Russia in the midst of the Soviet-Chinese war in the early 20th century.

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Read Alouds

Charlotte's Web (BA01)

Author E.B. White's heartwarming classic about the friendship between a little girl, a selfless spider and "the world's greatest pig."

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Henry Huggins (BA02)

First in a classic series about a kind-hearted boy and his lovable friends in late '50s middle America.

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Gooney Bird Greene (BA03)

Gooney Bird dazzles (and inspires) her classmates with "absolutely true" stories, while they learn what makes a story good or bad.

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The Year of Miss Agnes (BA05)

A teacher from England connects with the hearts and minds of students in a one-room Athabascan school in Alaska in 1948.

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Homer Price (BA06)

Award-winning author illustrator recounts the hilarious adventures of a small town boy in middle America during the early '50s.

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Detectives in Togas (BA14)

Seven ancient Roman boys become entangled in a fast-paced and humorous, though apparently deadly-serious mystery.

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Little Pear (BA15)

The only boy in a Chinese family, Little Pear has greater latitude for mischief than others.

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Owls in the Family (BA16)

Welcome to the hilarious adventures of Wol and Weeps, two of the most lovable pets you'll ever meet. The great horned owls shake up a whole Saskatchewan neighborhood, outsmart Mutt the dog, and turn a house topsy-turvy.

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Cornstalks: A Bushel of Poems (CA01)

Explore the ordinary from fresh new angles with four of James Stevenson's beloved corn poem books in one special volume.

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The Twenty-One Balloons (CA02)

An inventive scientist lands on Krakatoa only days before the volcano blows.

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The Door in the Wall (CA03)

Newbery Medal-winning story of the crippled son of a medieval lord.

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The Aesop for Children (CA10)

Handsome, full-color, oversize reprint of the 1919 classic "The Aesop for Children."

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Red Sails to Capri (CA11)

The mountainous island of Capri has a mystery and it takes the innkeeper's son, Michele, and three foreigners to get to the bottom of it.

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The Cricket in Times Square (CA14)

Chester, a cricket from Connecticut, moves into the Bellinis' Newspaper Stand in New York City.

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Tales of Robin Hood (CA17)

Eight action-packed tales recount the most exciting exploits of Robin Hood and his band of followers.

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The School Story (CA18)

12-year-old Natalie Nelson writes a novel that her best friend, Zoe, thinks is good enough to be published. Natalie isn't so sure.

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Captain Nobody (CA22)

Newt is just your average overlooked kid. But when he dons a makeshift superhero outfit for Halloween, he discovers what confidence feels like. He keeps wearing the costume and finds small ways to be a true hero in his town. But Newt's brother is in the hospital. Will Newt's new abilities help him save the one person he cares about most?

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Sticks Across the Chimney (CA24)

Richly layered with mystery and intrigue, Sticks Across the Chimney tells a captivating story of two Danish children and their widowed mother struggling to survive on a dilapidated farm. The children's wit, compassion and creativity influence events and touch everyone around them.

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Readers / Literature

Ginger Pye (4R01)

Delightful tale of intrigue about an exceptionally intelligent dog and his devoted human owners.

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Henry and Ribsy (4R40)

Henry and Ribsy by Beverly Cleary details the beloved adventures of an all-American average boy and his dog. This book series started in 1950.

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Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill (4R41)

Set in early 20th Century Minnesota, and written in the early '40s, this is a story about three girls who discover that "different culture" doesn't mean stupid or evil. At the same time, they also come to appreciate their unique American heritage all the more.

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The Children of Noisy Village (4R43)

Journey through a year of traditions and fun with this timeless story of six children on country farms in Sweden.

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Encyclopedia Brown (4R44)

A thoroughly likable boy detective uses his encyclopedic knowledge and unerring deductive abilities to solve ten mysteries.

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Misty of Chincoteague (4R45)

Fictional account of a true story about an "uncatchable" mare named Phantom and her colt, Misty. Engaging.

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The King's Equal (4R46)

An arrogant young king sets out to find a queen as beautiful, intelligent and wealthy as he is. Will he mature along the way? Simply told and gripping.

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More Stories from Grandma's Attic (4R47)

16 inspiring stories of a childhood in midwest North America 80 years ago.

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Emily's Runaway Imagination (4R49)

A charming story about a lovable girl in small-town Oregon in the mid-1920s whose creative ideas place her in humorous and sometimes mildly embarrassing situations.

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Mustang, Wild Spirit of the West (4R51)

True story of "Wild Horse Annie" who fought to protect the wild mustangs of the western United States from ruthless slaughter and extinction.

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The Whipping Boy (4R53)

The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman focuses upon a prince who has to learn the hard way what makes for true character.

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Socks (4R54)

Socks, a beloved, pampered cat is the center of his human family's universe—until he is displaced by a new baby. Can he ever regain his position? Rollicking fun.

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Lumber Camp Library (4R55)

When Ruby's beloved father dies in a logging accident, she must leave school—and her dream of teaching—to care for her 10 siblings.

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A Llama in the Family (4R56)

Adam has had his heart set on getting a mountain bike. When his mother buys a llama to start a Vermont Trekking company instead, Adam discovers that his dreams may be too small. Heartwarming, humorous, and positive.

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The Toothpaste Millionaire (4R57)

A resourceful and scrupulously honest 12-year old makes a million dollars by selling toothpaste at no more than 15 cents a tube.

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McBroom's Wonderful One-Acre Farm (4R58)

Three tall tales by a Newbery award-winning author. Will tickle your child's funny bone.

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Frindle (4R59)

Fifth grader Nick Allen decides to test his language arts teacher's commitment to dictionaries by creating a new word—frindle. The ensuing battle of wills provides a delightful backdrop for a young person's introduction to the fascinating world of words.

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B is for Betsy (4R61)

A six-year-old goes to school and experiences the kinds of things a city girl in 1910s America would enjoy. Delightful period piece.

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Ralph S. Mouse (4R63)

Fed up with life at the Mountain View Inn, Ralph persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school.

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Marco Polo (4R65)

Illustrations and readable text provide a fascinating introduction to one of the world's great explorers, a man who befriended one of history's great leaders: Kublai Khan.

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library (4R67)

Like Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, this fast-paced novel features an eccentric billionaire who welcomes a group of children into a public library filled with book-related clues puzzles to find the hidden escape route if they want to leave the library and win Mr. Lemoncello's most fabulous prize.

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library is more than a rib-tickling novel full of humor and suspense. It's a game in itself, in which readers can have fun solving clues and answering riddles while learning how to navigate the Dewey Decimal system. There is even one puzzle hidden for you to find.

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Required Items

History & Geography

Markable Map and Markers (MAP)

Includes two big full-color maps in one plus a four-color set of fine-tip water-based markers!

A geography Required Resource in every Sonlight History / Bible / Literature program from A—W.

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Resources

3" Binder with Tabs (B050)

Organize all your homeschool papers in one sturdy and convenient binder. With tabs that match your Sonlight® History, Language Arts, and Science Instructor's Guides, you'll always know where to find each week's schedule, notes and study guides.

High School All-Subjects Packages include two binders.

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Student Resources

The Timeline Book (RR120)

A blank timeline from 5,000 B.C. to the Present!

Pre-printed timeline in a spiral-bound book—for use throughout your homeschooling adventure. Required Resource for Sonlight A-300 and useful in 400 and 500.

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$26.99

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Consumable Items

History & Geography

Audio Memory® Geography Songs Additional Workbook (CH061)

Consumable workbook with lyrics, illustrations, tests, and 23 up-to-date maps to label and color.

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$6.95

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Audio Memory® Geography Songs Additional Wall Map (CH062)

25" x 36" world wall map with memorization keys.

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$3.00

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Timeline Figures B+C (BCH01)

90 Timeline Figures for Sonlight B+C on self-adhesive heavy card stock. Just cut them out, color and stick them in your Timeline Book.

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$15.50

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Language Arts

Phonics Level D (3L18)

Optional workbook for Language Arts for Grade 4 Readers. Consumable.

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$17.99

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Wordly Wise C (3L01)

Consumable, Optional. Fun vocabulary-building exercises strengthen students' thinking and writing skills. Students learn multiple definitions of words and use them in sentences and puzzles.

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$10.95

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Language Arts

Phonics Level D (3L18)

Optional workbook for Language Arts for Grade 4 Readers. Consumable.

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$17.99

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Wordly Wise C (3L01)

Consumable, Optional. Fun vocabulary-building exercises strengthen students' thinking and writing skills. Students learn multiple definitions of words and use them in sentences and puzzles.

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$10.95

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