Story of the World Curriculum Review

The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child is a four-volume, chronological history program covering ancient to modern times; meant to be used over four years. It was designed as a history program for grades one through four, and can also be used as supplemental reading for grades five and six.

Each volume covers one major period of time: ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern. Written in narrative form, the volumes are engaging and geared towards the student. They can be read independently or read by the instructor.

Tests and an answer key, as well as activity guides which include activities, coloring pages, map exercises, and supplemental reading lists are available individually or as a combo pack.

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Story of the World 1 
I have used Story of the World with both of my kids. We incorporate the stories with a different program-Mystery of History and both of my kids enjoy the …

AOP Switched on Schoolhouse 3rd Grade Math 
I used Switched on Schoolhouse 3rd Grade (V2007) Math this year (2010) and it left me wanting more. The problems were not presented in a manner that made …

Story of the World 
Product: Story of the World Subject: History Levels Used: all Dates Used: 2009-now Likes: The way that it tells history in stories, and makes it …

Great for multiple elementary grade levels 
Product: Story of the World, vol. 1, 2, & 3 and optional activity books, test booklets Subject: History Dates Used: 2008-2011 Likes: I love Story …

Story of the World 
Product: Story of the World V1 and V2 Subject: History Dates Used: 2005 Likes: I like the workbook and the story theme. Also the 4-year cycle. …

SOTW Audio book 
Product: The Story of the World volumes 1-4 audio books Subject: History Levels Used: 2 Dates Used: 2011 Likes: fun and easy way to learn history …

Story of the World is perfect for younger ages! 
Product: Story of the World Subject: History Levels Used: Year 1 - Ancient History Dates Used: 2009-2011 Likes: Story of the World is the perfect …

Pick Up and Go History Curriculum 
Product: Story of the World Subject: History Levels Used: Year 1 and 2 Dates Used: 2009-2011 Likes: This is a simple, straight forward way to do …

Story of the World Review 
I have used volumes 1 and 2 of Story of the World with my three children. While it is easy to read and I like the way the student workbook is all together, …

Story of the World Vol. 2 
Product: Story of the World Subject: History PLUS Levels Used: Vol. 2 Dates Used: 2008-2009 school year Likes: History is presented for a younger …

The Story of the World 
Product: The Story of the World Subject: History Levels Used: Volume 1 Dates Used: August 2009-present Likes: This is one of my son's favorite …

Story of the World - Ancients is good. 
Product: Ancient Times vol. 1 of Story of the World Subject: History Levels Used: 1st Dates Used: 2006 Likes: I love that this is history in story …

Story of the World 
Product: Story of the World Volume 1 Levels Used: Volume 1: Ancient Times Dates Used: 2009-Present Likes: I really have enjoyed using these books. …

Story of the World 
Product: Story of the World Subject: History Levels Used: Vol 1 Dates Used: Aug-Now Likes: Breaks down chapter into short lessons. She really likes …

The Story of the World 
I loved this Program, but my son did not. He felt that it was much of the same information over and over. He wanted more action in the stories. …

Story of the World for a solid start in history 
Product:Story of the World Volumes 1-4 Subject:History Levels Used:Volumes 1-4 Dates Used: 2003-2008 Likes: Susan Wise Bauer has written a chronological …

A really fun starting point 
Product: Story of the World Subject: history Levels Used: Ancient History Dates Used: 2008-2009 Likes: I love the sequential way of presenting history, …

Story of the World Volume 1 
Product: Story of the World Volume 1 book (original edition), audiobook, activity book and tests. Subject: history with additional subjects added in …

Love, love, love Story of the World! 
I was very fortunate to find Story of the World when I first started homeschooling my kids, and it has become our favorite part of homeschooling. My kids …

Story of The World 
Product:Story of the World Subject:History/geography Levels Used:vol. 1 Dates Used:Aug. 2008 -continuing Likes:It is a nice guide through History. …

Stoy of the World Review 
Story of the World History Volume 1:Ancient Times -Used 06-07 school year Volume 2:The Middle Ages-Currently using My kids have loved this History …

A Great Overview 
Product: Story of the World Subject: History Levels Used: Volumes 1 & 2 Dates Used: 2004, 2007 to present Likes: This program is a really great way …

A Great History Program 
Product: Story of the World Subject: History Levels Used: Volume I & Volume II Dates Used: 2005-2007 Likes: My dd loved the the books that we used …

Story of the World 
Product: Story of the World Subject: History Levels Used: Volume 1 Dates Used: 2006-2007 Likes: This is one of my favorites. We are about to begin …

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Story of the World-- The way I wish I'd been taught history! 
Product: Story of the World, Vol. 1. Ancient Times; Activity Book and Audio Book on CD Subject: History Levels Used: Vol. 1 used for my Kindergartener …

SOTW 
We've used Story of the World, Vol. 1 the Ancients. Likes: We liked the narrative format and the engaging stories. This made for good read alouds. …

Story of the World 
Product: Story of the World Subject: History Levels Used: Ancient Times (Vol 1) Dates Used: 2008 Likes: We love Story of the World! We've read the …

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