Chapter by Chapter Resources and Links for Story of the World: Volume 3 Chapters 11-20

Curriculum Homeschooling
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Activities are aimed specifically at elementary age

Activities for middle school age and up

Activities for high school age

Activities for all age ranges

(I will continue to update as we work through these chapters and I find more resources to incorporate, as well as add pictures. Starting with this book,we also added vocabulary work to each chapter. At some point, I will go back and add vocabulary to the earlier chapters and books as well.)

Options for each chapter:

  • Read chapter
  • Answer review questions from activity book either written or orally (I usually write the questions in the notebook, leaving space between each for them to write the answers. It takes a little extra time to write the questions myself, but it helps me keep up to date with what they are learning and to know what to ask about.)
  • Vocabulary (I got this Free Vocabulary Resource Pack from Homeschool Giveaways to have a place to write the words and it has a few different page options to choose what you like/think will work best for your child.)
  • Map work from activity book
  • Coloring page from activity book
  • Pick a craft project from activity book
  • Timeline Entry or Timeline Cards (We stapled the printable timeline inside the back cover of the notebook and add pages as we need them by taping them to the last one. It will end up accordion-like.)
  • Chapter Lapbook pages (Credit- I found and downloaded the lapbook pages from a blog that is no longer online-Run of the Mill Family. I did not create these pieces and am not taking credit for them, but I still wanted to share them as a great resource.)
  • Chapter Test

Ch.11 The Moghul Emperors of India

  • Vocabulary-ambassador, mausoleum
  • The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217**
  • Watch Taj Mahal (Agra, India): full tour**
  • Lapbook piece (P.12- Link in Options for each chapter above)
  • Additional books to add to weekly reading or for research:***

Ch.12 Battle, Fire, and Plague in England

Ch.13 The Sun King

  • Vocabulary- dauphin, efficient, emblem, courtier
  • Watch ‘Louis XIV – King of France & Known as the Sun King | Mini Bio’ **
  • Watch ‘Absolute Monarchy: Crash Course European History #13’ **
  • Watch ‘What It Was Like To Live At Versailles’ **
  • Lapbook piece (P.14)

Ch.14 The Rise of Prussia

  • Vocabulary- reich
  • Watch ‘The Animated History of Germany | Part 1’**
  • Watch ‘History of Prussia | Animated History’ **
  • Lapbook piece (P.15)

Ch.15 A New World in Conflict

  • Vocabulary- treacherous, starvation, smallpox, habitants, voyageurs, seigneur, Quaker
  • Read about King Philip’s War (There is a link to a 10-question quiz towards the bottom of page)
  • Watch ‘King Philip’s War: The Most Important American War You’ve Never Heard Of’ ** (About 17min.)
  • Watch ‘Quakers’**

Ch.16 The West

  • Watch Commerce, Agriculture, and Slavery: Crash Course European History #8**
  • Watch Scientific Revolution: Crash Course European History #12**

Ch.17 Russia Looks West

  • Vocabulary- czar, convent, strait, boyars
  • Read about Peter the Great
  • Watch Ten Minute History – Peter the Great and the Russian Empire (Short Documentary)**
  • Watch The Rise of Russia and Prussia: Crash Course European History #17**

Ch.18 East and West Collide

  • Vocabulary-sultan, janissary, vizier, croissant
  • Watch The Enlightenment: Crash Course European History #18**
  • Lapbook piece (P.19)

Ch.19 The English in India

Ch.20 The Imperial East

  • Vocabulary- calligraphy, yurt
  • Lapbook piece (P.21)
  • Additional books to add to weekly reading or for research:***

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***I always try to get books from the library whenever possible, then check Thrift Books for a used copy. If not available from either of those, then I go to Amazon. I include the links directly to Amazon for quick reference.
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