Through an exciting and rich narrative, History Quest: Early Times 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 everyday folks, famous world leaders, and even a few mythological characters.
Designed as a read-aloud for elementary-age children, an independent read for older students, or a journey of exciting adventures for family storytime, the History Quest series presents an immersive study of history in an engaging and memorable format.
History Quest + History Quest Study Guide is an immersive hands-on journey through history.
Grade level: appropriate for 1st ‘ 4th grade as a read-aloud, 5th grade+ as an independent read
Book type: Narrative history book with many backline drawing illustrations and maps
History Hop! in History Quest: Early Times
In every chapter you will find a History Hop! that takes you on an imaginary journey back in time to meet historical characters and visit historical places. Below are a few of the people and places you will visit in Early Times:
Share in a campfire breakfast with a Paleolithic family.
Enjoy tea time with 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.
There are lots of articles about learning and teaching the humanities on the SEA Homeschoolers blog.