Explore one of the most dynamic periods of history in our Modern American and World course that covers the American Civil War up to modern day! Read engaging literature to learn about the events that led to the Civil War, Reconstruction, the turn of the century, both World Wars, Civil Rights, Korean War, Vietnam War, and contemporary America. Study notes provided will cover historical figures like the Wright brothers, Teddy Roosevelt, Gladys Aylward, George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, Sergeant York, Jackie Robinson and many others.

This teacher guide, designed for 5-8th grade, will make teaching this literature-rich study easy by providing detailed background information, study notes, comprehension and discussion questions, writing assignments, website links, a Timeline for a fun hands-on activity, and recommended supplemental literature. Organized into easily followed lessons, students and parents will learn the modern history of our nation along with poetry, geography, and character studies.

Modern American and World History

  • soft cover, contains 172 lessons and resources