From Adam to Us

Looking for a complete history curriculum?

From Adam to Us by Ray and Charlene Notgrass is a one-year world history and literature course designed for students in grades five through eight. The daily lessons are written in a narrative style and richly illustrated with color photographs and maps. Primary sources, literature, and hands-on activities help the student connect with the history in a personal way.


Here are the components you can choose from to create your bundle:

 Curriculum PackageCurriculum Package

The Curriculum Package includes From Adam to Us Part 1 and Part 2, Our Creative World (a collection of original source documents), Map Book, Timeline Book, 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.

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Lesson ReviewStudent WorkbookStudent Workbook / Lesson Review

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.

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Literature PackageLiterature Package

The Literature Package includes eight historical novels, a collection of fables, and an autobiography assigned throughout the lessons.

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This bundle includes all of the books listed above. You'll 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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Audio SupplementAudio Supplement

The From Adam to Us Audio Supplement is great for busy moms, siblings learning together, auditory learners, students with special needs, and families on the go. It does not replace the printed curriculum but is intended to be used alongside it. The audio recordings contain the full text of each lesson, except for the list of lesson assignments at the end.

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