Mystery of History Homeschool Curriculum


The Mystery of History Curriculum is for all ages - children and adults. It is a classical, (based on the classics in literature, music, art and so on and follows a popular classical approach to learning empahsizing reading, writing, and research) and also chronological. It is a complete homeschool history curriculum with fun activities for younger ones, and tests and research projects for older students. (See more information on the MOH Homepage.)

Creation to the Resurrection, Second Edition, Volume 1: The Mystery of History Series

Creation to the Resurrection, Second Edition, Volume 1: The Mystery of History Series
By Linda Lacour Hobar / Bright Ideas Press

The Mystery of History Volume 1 is written from a Christian, young-earth, perspective, teaching children to see God's hand throughout history...and how the Gospel of Jesus is the mystery behind all of history! Written in a conversational style, many lessons are presented in the form of mini-biographies, integrating fascinating stories with the events of the time. Covering creation to the resurrection, students will learn about famous biblical characters, ancient peoples, and well-known men such as Aesop, Buddha, Pythagoras, Confucius, Emperor Asoka, Herodotus, Caesar, Hannibal, and Herod.

Arranged by quarters and weeks, each quarter begins with an "Around the World" summary of events to introduce the time period; lessons progress chronologically with each week having 3 lessons, a pretest, review, and exercise or quiz. The 108 lessons will take a year to complete if you follow a traditional 36 week school year.

Activities are broken down by age group and reinforce the material just learned through fun ideas that engage all learning styles; they're based upon the classical grammar/logic/rhetoric stages. Review exercises cover the timeline and map work exercises; quizzes are cumulative reviews that go over material from the very beginning of the course; the semester-long tests are similar (though longer), covering materials from 2 quarters (one major time period). Quarter-end worksheets help students synthesize what they've learned and keep everyone straight! Suggested Schedules for different age groups are included, as well as plenty of reproducibles. Line-listed answers included. 636 pages, activity pages reproducible, softcover, three-hole-punched and perforated pages. Grades 4-8, but adaptable for the family.

This second edition features the following updates & improvements

The Mystery of History Volume 1 Second Edition, Audio Book Set (10 Audio CDs)

The Mystery of History Volume 1 Second Edition, Audio Book Set (10 Audio CDs)
By Linda Lacour Hobar / The Mystery Of History, Inc.

Listen along to the thrilling story of the Mystery of History Volume I! This CD set features the Mystery of History stories read by author Linda Lacour Hobar and set to music. Read the text along with the CDs, or simply listen. Perfect for families on-the-go, with auditory learners, or who simply enjoy listening to an excellent narration! These CDs contain narrated lessons only, and do NOT include pretests, activities, quizzes, exercises, or other similar items in the textbooks.

Total listening time: 11 hours 14 minutes

This CD is based on the Creation to the Resurrection, Volume 1: The Mystery of History Series, Second Edition text.

The Mystery of History & Enrichment4You.com, Volume 1 Craft Pak on CD-ROM

The Mystery of History & Enrichment4You.com, Volume 1 Craft Pak on CD-ROM
By Henrich Incorporated

Looking for additional enrichment for The Mystery of History? This new CD-ROM contains beautiful, historic crafts and coloring pages to supplement your usual schooling. Eight craft projects and 35 reproducible coloring pages span the the cultures covered in Volume 1.

Crafts Include:

  • Fossilize a Fern in Plaster
  • Sculpt a Sumerian Bas-Relief
  • Build an Egyptian Shaduf
  • Create an Ancient Oil Lamp
  • Assemble a Chinese Cricket Cage
  • Construct a Greek Temple Facade
  • Make Chinese Paper Cuts
  • Arrange a Roman Animal Mosaic

Computer Requirements: Minimum--MSWindows 95, 16 MB RAM, 16MB Hard dish space, 50MB video, 50+ 16MB Hard disk space.

The Mystery of History, Volume 1 Reproducible CD, 2nd Edition

The Mystery of History, Volume 1 Reproducible CD, 2nd Edition
By Bright Ideas Press

Make teaching Mystery of History Volume 1, 2nd Edition even easier! This CD-ROM includes all the MOH I reproducible for you to print whenever you need them! All pretests, exercises, quizzes, quarterly worksheets, semester tests, outline maps, answer keys, and useful appendices for both the 1st and 2nd editions are included.

The Mystery of History, Volume 2 Reproducibles on CD-ROM
The Mystery of History Volume 2 Audio Book Set (12 Audio CDs)
The Mystery of History & Enrichment4You.com, Volume 2 Craft Pak on CD-ROM

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