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History for 9th grade [message #819868] Wed, 26 April 2017 17:57 Go to next message
PamE
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I was looking at All In One high school's history, but it seems a bit heavier than what will work for ds. I'm torn between wanting something like workbooks (alpha/omega type thing) and wanting something a bit more engaging... but not a heavyweight type of curriculum.

Am I dreaming that there's something somewhere in the middle?


I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. ~Phil 3:13-14~
Re: History for 9th grade [message #819870 is a reply to message #819868 ] Wed, 26 April 2017 19:34 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Tracy in Peru  is currently offline Tracy in Peru
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Are you looking for US or World History?

I'm not a fan of heavy duty history unless it is a particular interest. For World History, we read through all four volumes of Mystery of History. It took two lessons a day for the school year. That was it. You can get the texts in audiobooks too.

You could add quizzes or quarterly tests as needed.

Generally, my go to has been Abeka. Reading, questions, move on. Very dry, but does the job.

For my dyslexic, we used Walch Powerbasics for Geography, World History and US History. We might use them for government too. They are short reads and questions following each section and activities. It could easily be pushed to a semester study instead of a full credit if you wanted. It is more geared toward remedial, ESL, or adult education. Not a lot of detail, just the bascis. The prices aren't too bad either.

[Updated on: Wed, 26 April 2017 19:39]


In Him--Tracy
Re: History for 9th grade [message #819912 is a reply to message #819868 ] Tue, 09 May 2017 14:31 Go to previous message
PamE
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Thank you, Tracy, that really helps! We decided to go with Powerbasics this year, until he finds his feet. Smile


I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. ~Phil 3:13-14~
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