Overview - SHORT LESSONS IN WORLD HISTORY
Short Lessons in U. S. History is a great introduction to key events, individuals, movements, and traditions that have shaped our nation. Eleven units span the period from the Viking explorers to the 21st Century.ÿThe dozens of topics are presented through background material, primary sources, photographs, puzzles, quizzes, maps, mini-biographies, and other high-interest activities.ÿ
Short Lessons in World History begins with ancient Sumer and progressing to the present day. 87 short lessons combine texts, time lines, maps, puzzles, and mini-biographies to dramatize critical events and places over the last 7,000 years
Many of the activities in the student books work with maps to explore issues such as land expansion, economic development, and key events in the United States and abroad.
The Teacher's Guide includes reproducible lessons on using maps. Includes an informative glossary and a complete answer key for all puzzles and assessments.
• Presents high-interest lessons and activities for U.S. and World history classes
• Supplements any history curriculum
• Engages students with mini-biographies of key figures
• Includes map activities, puzzles, and more