Looking for a complete U.S. history curriculum?
America the Beautiful by Charlene Notgrass is a one-year American history, geography, and literature course designed for students in grades 5-8. It combines the flexibility and richness of a unit study with the simplicity of a textbook-based approach to history. Daily lessons guide your child chronologically through American history, highlighting key events, people, and places.
Here are the components you can choose from to create your bundle:
The Curriculum Package includes America the Beautiful Part 1 and Part 2, We the People, (a collection of original source documents), Maps of America the Beautiful, Timeline of America the Beautiful, and the Answer Key. This package gives you all of the lessons and assignments you need to complete the course, but it does not include any review or test material or the recommended literature.
The Student Workbook has one daily handwork sheet for each lesson plus weekly tests. The Lesson Review has five short review questions for each lesson plus weekly tests. You can choose to use one, both, or neither of these books.
The Literature Package includes the ten historical novels assigned throughout the lessons.
This bundle includes all of the books listed above. You get the Curriculum Package, Student Workbook, Lesson Review, and Literature Package. You'll have everything you need for a great year of learning history!
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New Edition Planned
We are planning to release a new edition of America the Beautiful by spring 2020. If you want to use this curriculum for the 2019-2020 school year, you should order the current edition as soon as possible, because stock is limited.
Order by phone (1-800-211-8793) or use the product links below to order online. Call, text, or email us if you have any questions about choosing the right options for your child.