3-4 History

3-4 American History 2017-2018

Mondays, 1:00-2:30 pm

Instructor:  Cheryl Hochstettler      misscheryl.cpc@gmail.com

Class Tuition:  $400 per year or 10 equal installments of $40

Class Supply Fee:  $50 per year due at registration

*NOTE: There is a minimum of 6 students required for this class to progress; maximum is 12

Class Description: We will dive into American History using a combination of literature and history text. We will be doing a core of hands-on activities, with lots of discussion and map work. Homework will consist of reading excerpts from Our American Heritage (Abeka Grade 3) and various literature. Students will complete two projects: the fall project will be geography-based, and the spring project will be biography-based.

Required Books:
The Lewis and Clark Expedition by Richard Neuberger
On This Long Journey, the Journal of Jesse Smoke, a Cherokee Boy, the Trail of Tears, 1838 by Joseph Bruchac
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham
Toliver’s Secret by Esther Wood Brady
Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reader
Pedro’s Journal by Pam Conrad
Historic American Landmarks coloring book by Dover
Our American Heritage (Abeka Grade 3) 4th edition
Our American Heritage quiz and test booklet
Our American Heritage map skill booklet

Most of these books can be found USED at Half Price Books, the SCCHE Annual Book Sale, or online at Amazon. Rainbow Resource is also a great low-cost homeschool vendor.

Basic Supplies: scissors, glue, tape, colored pencils, 2 pocket folders, 1 3-ring binder, notebook paper, pencils.