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I don't know if anyone will be interested in this. This was something I posted in another group to show the comparisons. Thought I would post it here too. 

It is Lesson 1 and 3 of Ancient history by Pandia Press - level 1

and lessons 1 and 5 of Story Of The World - volume 1 - Ancient history.

Some lessons are in the comments section.

This is straight from their guides. To show the differences between these two curriculums.

I believe both are for grades k-4  


HISTORY ODYSSEY

Required Resources:

The Usbourne Internet Linked Encyclopedia Of World History

A Childs History Of The World 

The Story Of The World, Volume 1: Ancient Times 

History Pockets: Ancient Civilizations

Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors

Ancient Israelites and Their Neighbors

Life In Ancient Greece Coloring Book 

Life In Ancient Rome Coloring Book

Modern Rhymes About Ancient Times: Ancient Egypt

Ancient China Treasure Chest

LESSON 1

Prep for Lesson 1

copy pages 3,5,7,8,9,11,13,15,16 in your Evan Moor History Pockets book. 

Main Lesson

Complete pocket 1 "What is history" in your pocket book. Place in notebook (binder) when complete.

Read SOTW Introduction "How do we know what happened?"

Use a childrens dictionary and help child look up and define "archaeology". Place this copy work in the notebook.

Draw and color a picture about what was read in this lesson. Hints: tree ring, archaeologist digging up bones, family tree.

Look at the UILE 

Internet: Go to the UILE website, type in the page number that corresponds with the daily lessons, and browse the related websites.

(UILE: "usbourne internet linked encylopedia of world history" book).

Book List (recommended reading list):

http://www.amazon.com/Archaeologists-Clues-Lets-Read---Find-Out-Science/dp/0064451755/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1367898533&sr=8-1&keywords=archaeologist+dig+for+clues

http://www.amazon.com/Archeology-Eyewitness-Books-Jane-McIntosh/dp/0789458640/ref=pd_sim_b_3

http://www.amazon.com/Can-Be-Archaeologist-Books/dp/0516419099/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1367902178&sr=1-1&keywords=i+can+be+an+archaeologist

http://www.amazon.com/Right-Here-This-Spot-Sharon/dp/0395730910/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1367902273&sr=1-1&keywords=Right+here+on+this+spot

http://www.amazon.com/I-Was-There-Discovering-Iceman/dp/0590249509/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1367902463&sr=1-1&keywords=Discovering+iceman 



Story Of The World   (Activity Guide)

Required Resources:

There are none listed specifically.

Though there are 4 encyclopedias used for all of the lessons:

The Kingfisher Illustrated History Of The World

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

The Usbourne Book Of World History

The Usbourne Internet Linked Encyclopedia Of WOrld History (UILE) 

Lesson 1 - introduction

Encyclopedia cross references 

UBOWH pages 2-3

UILE pages 104-105

KFIHOTW pages 1-8

KFHE viii - ix

Review Questions - What is history?

What do we call someone who reads letters, journals and monuments to find out about the past? (A historian)

What do we call the story that historians write about the past? (history)

Narration Exercise - What is history?

Ask the child to tell you in his own words about two ways that historians learn about the past. Acceptable narrations might include, "Historians read letters and look at monuments", or "People wrote letter and kings told people to write down stories. Historians can read them."

Review Question - What is Archaeology?

What do Archaeologists do? (dig objects out of the ground and learn about them)

What kinds of things did people leave behind them, in the story we read? (dishes, tools, toys)

Narration Exercise - What is Archaeology?

Ask the child to tell you in his own words abou the kinds of things that Archaeologists dig out of the ground. An acceptable narration might be, "Archaeologists dig things like dishes and toys out of the ground." You can prompt the child to add, "They find out about the past from these things". 

Additional History Reading

http://www.amazon.com/Me-Family-Tree-Joan-Sweeney/dp/0517885972/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1373053545&sr=1-1&keywords=me+and+my+family+tree

http://www.amazon.com/Archaeologists-Clues-Lets-Read---Find-Out-Science/dp/0064451755/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1373053586&sr=1-1&keywords=archaeologists+dig+for+clues

http://www.amazon.com/Magic-School-Bus-Shows-Tells/dp/0590922424/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1373053643&sr=1-1&keywords=the+magic+school+bus+shows+and+tells+a+book+about+archaeology

http://www.amazon.com/Can-Be-Archaeologist-Books/dp/0516419099/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1373053688&sr=1-1&keywords=i+can+be+an+archaeologist

http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Down-Days-Creative-Journaling/dp/1575420864/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1373053776&sr=1-1&keywords=writing+down+the+days+365+creative+journaling+idea+for+young+people

Activity Projects

1) writing / craft project: Make a history of my family book

print student pages 1-2 (cover page of family book and family history page)

interview family members 

color and add pictures

hole punch and add brass fastners


2) A dirty dig (a simulated archaeology dig)

assemble together a pile of items that answers these questions:

what did these people eat

what kind of transportation did they have 

what kind of houses did they live in

what did they do for entertainment

did they read and write

bury the list of above artifacts and have the kids dig them up

“Our lives are important — at least to us — and as we see, so we learn… Our destiny is in the stars, so let’s go and search for it.” – First Doctor Who William Hartnell

by on Jul. 5, 2013 at 5:23 PM
Replies (11-13):
elizabooks
by Member on Jul. 6, 2013 at 11:55 AM
what is the age for this?
kirbymom
by Sonja on Jul. 6, 2013 at 2:11 PM
I love comparison studies.
celticdragon77
by on Jul. 6, 2013 at 3:12 PM

It is Lesson 1 and 3 of Ancient history by Pandia Press - level 1

and lessons 1 and 5 of Story Of The World - volume 1 - Ancient history.

This is straight from their guides. To show the differences between these two curriculums.

I believe both are for grades k-4  

Quoting elizabooks:

what is the age for this?


Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air... Emerson 

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