Veritas History New Testament, Greece and Rome Teacher Manual

Veritas History New Testament, Greece and Rome Teacher Manual

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ISBN: 9781932168754
Grades: 2-6

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The New Testament, Greece & Rome Teacher's Manual includes student projects and worksheets that align with the cards and memory CD (not included). Projects include background information and accounts to read, along with fun projects like hosting an Olympic field day, making a clay coin with Alexander's head, pretending to interview the shepherds who went to see the Baby Jesus, and more. Worksheets provide reinforcement for remembering dates, names, and places. Tests provide an opportunity for assessment and feature short-answer questions. Answers to all assignments are included in the back (line-listed format), including the writing exercises for cards. The appendix features a variety of reproducible blackline masters, history-based sentences in which students identify the different parts of speech, report forms, games, and more.

This comprehensive manual is designed for a 36-week school year, with one week at the end of each quarter designated for review and testing; parents are encouraged to adapt to their own students, as this manual contains more information and projects than could be completed by one student in a year.

Projects are marked in the answer key to indicate if they're suited for younger or older (4th grade and up) students.

Category Description for Veritas History Programs:

Instead of isolating Bible and Christian history from what was happening in the rest of the world, the folks at Veritas aim to incorporate it. They offer four different history time periods (each aimed at a different grade level and designed to take one school year) which take students from creation to the present. The program originally had three parts: teacher's manual, history cards (an absolutely essential element of the curriculum) and a memory song on audio CD. The song is sung by a woman with a pleasant voice at varying tempos and is designed as a type of auditory time line.

The history cards are fantastic! They have many interesting facets (the more you study them, the more you learn). The cards from the various time periods are color coded and numbered - there are 32 cards in each pack. If the cards also relate to Bible history they have another color and another number. Each card has a picture (usually in full color) representing what it is about. For example, the card for Creation has a reproduction of the Creation of the sun and moon from the Sistine Chapel Ceiling by Michelangelo. Many of the other pictures on the other cards are famous paintings as well. Each card has a title and a Scripture reference (if appropriate). They also contain a summary of the event they represent and a list of resources. This information can only be found on the cards and is not duplicated in the Teacher Manual. On the Creation card, examples of the resources are: Child’s Story Bible, pages 3, 4 and Streams of Civ, Vol 1, pages 11-14. Reading whatever is set out on the cards provides the ‘text’.

The Teacher Manual is split into 32 weekly lessons. Each lesson has a worksheet, a project or two, and a test. An example of what you might find in the appendix is a literature unit, an Egyptian decor bulletin board pattern, an Egyptian Feast project, reproducible sheets, great games, and lyrics for the memory song. An enhanced CD-ROM is also available, which includes the memory song for that level, an electronic version of the Teacher Manual, and an instructional video. The enhanced CD will work on either Windows or Macintosh. Because the enhanced CD contains the complete Teacher’s Manual, we sell two kits; one which includes the Teacher Manual book, the card set, and the audio CD (Homeschool Kit), and one which includes only the enhanced CD and the cards (Homeschool Kit w/ CD). ~ Genevieve




Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
2
Grade End
6
ISBN
9781932168754
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Veritas Press
Weight
2.45 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 1.0"
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I have and love the cards. I’m hoping the additional information in the Teacher Manual is as impressive and helpful
User on Jun 2, 2018
I have and love the cards. I’m hoping the additional information in the Teacher Manual is as impressive and helpful
User on Jun 2, 2018
Is it a spiral bound book? So pages can easily be taken out to copy.
A shopper on Jul 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This book is perfect bound (paperback) rather than spiral-bound. However, the enhanced CD includes the entire Teacher Manual in pdf form and allows for printing the worksheets.
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