Through rich and exciting narrative, special History Hop! sections, and hand-drawn illustrations, our History Quest: United States chapter book takes you on an exciting journey into the past—from pre-European civilization in North America, early explorers, and the American Revolution, through decades of growth and change in the United States, up to modern history and the early 2000s.
Created for older elementary-age students, this course explores significant—and sometimes uncomfortable—moments in the history of this country from early settlers through the events of September 11.
Students can use the chapter book as their primary history spine, either as a read aloud or by reading independently.Learn More
At the end of each chapter, you will find a History Hop! unit that takes you on an imaginary journey back in time to visit historical characters and places introduced during that chapter.
Cheer on John Henry as he races to outperform a steam drill.
Go undercover and outsmart wily outlaws with Bass Reeves.
Visit a busy field hospital after the Battle of Gettysburg.
Help a first-time voter grapple with a tough decision.
The History Quest: United States Study Guide is a comprehensive and engaging, full-year secular history curriculum for upper elementary-age children. Designed to be used with the History Quest: United States history chapter book and other resources, it provides 34 weeks of creative, hands-on activities, literature suggestions, geography study, and writing assignments that help bring history to life.
There are five units in the History Quest: United States Study Guide that employ the Danish concept of hygge, where snuggling up and enjoying classic literature together is your only assignment for the week. Book suggestions for these units, along with detailed descriptions of each provided.view booklist