Through rich and exciting narrative, special History Hop! sections, and hand-drawn illustrations, our History Quest: Early Times chapter book takes you on a journey into the past to experience the rise and fall of ancient civilizations and empires. You’ll visit faraway places to meet and learn from the stories of everyday folks, famous world leaders, and even a few mythological characters.
Early Times is appropriate for 1st to 4th grade as a read-aloud, and for 5th grade and up as an independent read.Learn More
At the end of each chapter, you will find a History Hop! reading that takes you on an imaginary journey back in time to visit historical characters and places introduced during that chapter.
Share in a campfire breakfast with a Paleolithic family.
Enjoy tea time the legendary Silk Mother, Empress Leizu [lay-ZOO].
Watch the legendary Hero Twins play an exciting ball game.
Chat with “Simon the Shoemaker” and Socrates at the Agora in Athens.
The History Quest: Early Times Study Guide is a comprehensive and engaging, full-year secular history curriculum for elementary-age children. Designed to be used with the History Quest: Early Times chapter book and other resources, it provides 31 weeks of creative, hands-on activities, literature suggestions, geography study, discussions, and writing assignments that help bring history to life.
There are four units in the History Quest: Early Times Study Guide that employ the Danish concept of hygge, where snuggling up and enjoying classic literature together is your only assignment for the week. We’ve provided book suggestions for each unit, along with detailed descriptions of each, to help you choose the ones that are best for your child.View Booklist
Enjoy the exciting and rich narrative of History Quest: Early Times chapter book in audiobook form, read aloud by the customer-chosen “Voice of History Quest” winner, Sonja Field.
The audiobook is available to you in two formats (M4B and MP3) to ensure it will play on your favorite devices. You will receive links to download both formats.
Bonus Material! Included with the audiobook is a PDF of the chapter title list and all of the illustrations and maps found in the History Quest book.Learn More
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