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History Course Set

$77.46
$77.46
Includes:
Course Book, Maps & Images, Timeline, Timeline Stickers Years 1 & 2, Explorers and Settlers Game. Included in the Course Book: Access to Student Explorer PDF Downloads (all four levels) and Audio Dramatizations. History Years 1-4 are currently being discontinued and physical components are available only while supplies last.*
Details:
  • An Emphasis on God and Character
  • Family Style
  • An Emphasis on US History and Principles of Freedom
  • Good & Beautiful Style Learning
  • Very Little to No Preparation Time

Please note: History 2 Course Books and Maps & Images Book now come with perforated pages and are perfect bound.


*History Years 1-4 and all components are currently being discontinued. Physical components are available only while supplies last. All sales for discontinued items are final. We do not have a date for the release of future history courses although new editions will not be available for the 2022-2023 school year. US Constitution and Government is not being discontinued.

Buy Individual Items

Don’t need all of the items in the Complete Physical Course Set? Purchase individual Physical Course Set Items below.

Course Book Year 2

$34.99
Details

This 214-page, perfect-bound course book guides the parent through the course, which requires no prep time other than glancing at future lessons to see if there are any extra items to gather. Includes access to Audio Dramatizations and the Student Explorers.

  • Full-color cover
  • Black & white inside
  • 8.5″ X 11″, 60# paper

The Maps & Images Booklet as well as the History Timeline are also needed to complete this course. 

History Years 1-4 are currently being discontinued and physical components are available only while supplies last.*

Maps & Images Year 2

$12.99
Details

This full-color 74-page perfect-bound book includes beautiful maps, paintings, and images on coated paper. The course book explains when and how to incorporate these maps and images into the lessons.

History Years 1-4 are currently being discontinued and physical components are available only while supplies last.*

Explorers and Settlers Game Year 2

$11.99
Details

This fun game for 2-8 players helps children of all ages memorize key historical figures who were settlers and explorers. This interactive card game adds variation and family interaction as you learn about history.

*Original game by The Good and the Beautiful

History Years 1-4 are currently being discontinued and physical components are available only while supplies last.*

History Timeline

$12.99
Details

This 7-page, laminated timeline comes with the Year 2 Course and is also used for the Year 3 and Year 4 courses. It also is used to review information learned in the the Year 1 course. The timeline can be hung up or simply laid out on the table when referenced by the course book. The timeline includes major historical events and figures from creation to modern times. The course book will direct you when to have your children add the stickers to the timeline. The Year 3 and Year 4 courses include additional timeline stickers that will be added to the timeline and it is suggested you purchase the timeline if you have not completed Year 2. 

*Timeline stickers sold separately.

Q: Should I buy the timeline to use for Year 1?  A: The Year 1 course makes no reference to the timeline, and it is not necessary for the Year 1 course, but you may purchase and use the timeline with the Year 1 course if desired.

History Years 1-4 are currently being discontinued and physical components are available only while supplies last.*

History Timeline Stickers Year 1 & 2

$4.50
Details

Includes timeline stickers for both Year 1 and Year 2 events. The Year 2 Course Book will guide you to place stickers on the timeline during select lessons.

History Years 1-4 are currently being discontinued and physical components are available only while supplies last.*

Buy Downloads

Looking for a digital option? Our Complete Course Set (except for the card game) is also available as PDF Downloads. *NOTE: downloads are non-refundable.
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Course Book (PDF) Year 2

$16.00
Details

This 214-page course book guides the parent and child through the course and requires no prep time other than glancing at future lessons to see if there are any extra items to gather. Includes access to Audio Dramatizations and the Student Explorers.

  •  Full-color cover
  • Black & white inside
  • 214 pages
  • 8.5×11
  • PDF for self-printing

The Maps & Images Book as well as the Timeline are also needed to complete this course. 

Maps & Images (PDF) Year 2

$16.00
Details

This full-color 72-page book includes beautiful maps, paintings, and images. The course book DIRECTS when and how to incorporate these maps and images into the lessons. PDF for self-printing. 

History Timeline (PDF) Year 2

$4.00
Details

This 7-page timeline is incorporated with the Year 2 Course and is also used for the Year 3 and Year 4 courses. It also is used to review information learned in the the Year 1 course. PDF for self-printing. The timeline can be hung up or simply laid out on the table when referenced by the course book. The timeline includes major historical events and figures from creation to modern times. Timeline stickers are purchased separately. The course book will direct you when to have your children add the stickers to the timeline. The Year 3 and Year 4 courses include additional timeline stickers that will be added to the timeline.

History Timeline Stickers (PDF) Year 1 & 2

$4.00
Details

Includes timeline stickers for both Year 1 and Year 2 events. The Year 2 Course Book will guide you to place stickers on the timeline during select lessons. PDF for self-printing.

Recommended Resources

Find optional add-on products to complement the History Year 2 Course Set. The History Year 2 Book Pack is sold out and will not be restocked. All individual books except The Story of Edith Cavell can be purchased below.
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The Mooring Tree by Gertrude Robinson

$7.99
Details
Level 7

Silas Ware and his son, Jason, had planned to sail to the New World together to claim the land granted to them in the Jamestown settlement. But when his father is wrongfully imprisoned, young Jason must embark upon the long and lonely journey without him. Upon arrival, the settlers are shocked to find Jamestown mysteriously deserted! While the others lose all hope, Jason remains steadfast. With help from some new friends, Jason is determined to build the life that he and his father dreamed of, hopeful that they will one day be reunited.

155 pages

This book is a suggested read-aloud for the History Year 2 course and is included in the optional History 2 Book Pack.

Foo and Ching by Phyllis Ayer Sowers

$6.99
Details
Level 7

As young orphans living in a remote Chinese village, Ching and her brother, Foo, escape their cruel caretaker and embark on a perilous journey of survival. When the children are taken into a luxurious home by their father’s cousin, they hope for a new beginning. While they both find themselves surrounded by kindness, Ching does not share the same opportunities as her brother. Then, when the honorable grandmother becomes ill, Ching’s sweet disposition, loving heart, and eagerness to care for Grandmother A-Mah may prove to be the very qualities that help her win the respect of her new family.

This delightful story, set in mid-1800s China, sweeps readers along on a memorable journey through geography, culture, tradition, kindness, and the bonds of kinship.

79 pages

This book is a suggested read-aloud for the History Year 2 course and is included in the optional History 2 Book Pack.

The Falcon of Eric the Red by Catherine Cate Coblentz

$7.99
Details

Level 6

Jon's life is a good one. After all, his charge is to train hunting falcons for Eric the Red in Greenland. The arrival of a pair of merchant ships changes the course of his life. He soon finds himself on an expedition to Vineland, a mysterious new land found in the west, with his friends and one of the king's own falcons.

Full of adventure, kindness, friendship, and hope, The Falcon of Eric the Red features Vikings, animal husbandry, and tales inspired by the earliest European visitors to North America.

157 pages

This book is a suggested read-aloud for the History Year 2 course and is included in the optional History 2 Book Pack.

History Read-Aloud Book Pack Year 2

$30.96
Out of stock
Details

This optional book pack adds the power of historical fiction to your studies. Includes:

  • Foo and Ching by Phyllis Ayer Sowers
  • The Falcon of Eric the Red by Catherine Cate Coblentz
  • The Mooring Tree by Gertrude Robinson
  • The Story of Edith Cavell by Iris Vinton

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and appeal to all ages—grades 1–12.

How the Course Works

Required Course Items

Course Book Year 2

Details:
This 214-page, perfect-bound course book guides the parent through the course, which requires no prep time other than glancing at future lessons to see if there are any extra items to gather. Includes access to Audio Dramatizations and the Student Explorers.
  • Full-color cover
  • Black & white inside
  • 8.5" X 11", 60# paper
The Maps & Images Booklet as well as the History Timeline are also needed to complete this course. 
*History Years 1-4 and all components are currently being discontinued. Physical components are available only while supplies last. All sales for discontinued items are final. We do not have a date for the release of future history courses although new editions will not be available prior to the 2022-2023 school year. US Constitution and Government is not being discontinued.

Maps & Images Year 2

Details:
This full-color 74-page book includes beautiful maps, paintings, and images on coated paper. The course book explains when and how to incorporate these maps and images into the lessons.
*History Years 1-4 and all components are currently being discontinued. Physical components are available only while supplies last. All sales for discontinued items are final. We do not have a date for the release of future history courses although new editions will not be available prior to the 2022-2023 school year. US Constitution and Government is not being discontinued.

History Timeline

Details:
This 7-page, laminated timeline comes with the Year 2 Course and is also used for the Year 3 and Year 4 courses. This helpful resource reviews information learned in the Year 1 course. The timeline includes major historical events and figures from creation to modern times.
*History Years 1-4 and all components are currently being discontinued. Physical components are available only while supplies last. All sales for discontinued items are final. We do not have a date for the release of future history courses although new editions will not be available prior to the 2022-2023 school year. US Constitution and Government is not being discontinued.
Graphic of History Year 2 Timeline Stickers - 1B

History Timeline Stickers Year 1 & 2

Details:
Includes timeline stickers for both Year 1 and Year 2 events. The Year 2 Course Book will guide you to place stickers on the timeline during select lessons.
*History Years 1-4 and all components are currently being discontinued. Physical components are available only while supplies last. All sales for discontinued items are final. We do not have a date for the release of future history courses although new editions will not be available prior to the 2022-2023 school year. US Constitution and Government is not being discontinued.
Front Cover Explorers and Settlers History Game from History Year with Open Cards in Background

Explorers and Settlers Game Year 2

Details:

This fun game for 2-8 players helps children of all ages memorize key historical figures who were settlers and explorers. This interactive card game adds variation and family interaction as you learn about history.

*Original game by The Good and the Beautiful


*History Years 1-4 and all components are currently being discontinued. Physical components are available only while supplies last. All sales for discontinued items are final. We do not have a date for the release of future history courses although new editions will not be available prior to the 2022-2023 school year. US Constitution and Government is not being discontinued.

Dramatized Audio Recordings Year 2

Details:
Dramatized audio recordings help bring history to life! Follow the story of two siblings as they explore history. The course book will indicate when to listen to each recording. The webpage and password to access the audio recordings is included in the front of the course book. Not sold separately.

Student Explorers Year 2

Details:
Expand learning with the Student Explorer activities. PDF download, divided by grade levels (1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12). The webpage and password to access the Student Explorers is included in the front of the course book. Not sold separately.

Recommended Resources

History Read-Aloud Book Pack Year 2

Details:

This optional book pack adds the power of historical fiction to your studies. Includes:

  • Foo and Ching by Phyllis Ayer Sowers
  • The Falcon of Eric the Red by Catherine Cate Coblentz
  • The Mooring Tree by Gertrude Robinson
  • The Story of Edith Cavell by Iris Vinton

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and appeal to all ages—grades 1–12.

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