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 Mystery of History- Brightideaspress)
The Mystery of History (MOH) Volumes are written by Linda Lacour Hobar - 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!
It is written in a conversational style in which the family will learn about a range of famous characters - mini-biographies integrated with events of the time period.
The history curriculum is arranged in quarters and weeks. Each quarter begins with a summary of events to introduce the time period;
The lessons progress chronologically - and each week has 3 main lessons, a pretest, a review and exercise or quiz. There are 108 lessons.
The activities are broken down by age group being based on the classical divisions of grammar, logic and rhetoric with reviews and material which goes into more depth as it moves through the stages.
Brightideaspress - has a wonderful set of supplementary materials to help you create a fully integrated education.
History Resources you will find:
Illuminations is an amazing tool which is allows you to customize your own plan and complement the study of Mystery of History.
The weekly scheduler allows you to insert your own assignments and create a schedule that will suit your family.
You can add from the list of programs or add in your own lessons. Then a weekly schedule will give you an overview and the lesson plans will provide the details.
The scheduler program covers most subjects from grades 3-12 in these subjects:
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