History: Choose Your Course

Let us help you choose your history course!

The Good and the Beautiful family-style homeschool history courses allow multiple ages to learn and discuss together. We recommend families begin with History Year 1.

  • An emphasis on God and character
  • Family-style lessons for Grades 1–12
  • Require very little prep time
  • Upper-grade lesson extensions
  • Interactive, varied lessons with dramatizations, literature, and board games
  • Two lessons a week to complete one course each year (60 lessons total)

Each course set includes the physical materials as well as access to the Student Explorers PDFs and digital audio stories. In addition, we recommend you purchase the optional read-aloud book pack.

Click on the book covers to learn more about individual levels or to purchase PDFs.

Please note: All digital downloads and PDFs are non-refundable.

Click “Add to Cart” and the entire course set will be added to your cart.

History Year 1 Course Set

History Year 1 Course Set

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$77.97

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

    Boy of the Pyramids by Ruth Fosdick Jones
    The Saracen Steed by Arthur Anthony Gladd
    The Three Gold Doubloons by Edith Thacher Hurd
    Through the Wall by Alida Sims Malkus

Year 1 Read-Aloud Book Pack

$32.96

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History Year 2 Course Set

History Year 2 Course Set

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$77.46

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

Year 2 Read-Aloud Book Pack

$77.46

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History Year 3 Course Set

History Year 3 Course Set

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$77.96

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

    Slave boy in Judea by Josephine Sanger Lau
    Black Hawk by Arthur J. Beckhard
    Race for the Prairie by Aileen Fisher
    The Winged Watchman by Hilda van Stockum

Year 3 Read-Aloud Book Pack

$36.92

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History Year 4 Course Set

History Year 4 Course Set

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$65.96

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

    The Sign of the Anchor by Evelyn C. Nevin
    Ink on His Fingers by Louise A. Vernon
    Escape to Freedom by Ruth Fosdick Jones
    Rocket Genius by Charles Spain Verra

Year 4 Read-Aloud Book Pack

$31.96

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US Constitution and Government

Our US Constitution & Government course is filled with interactive lessons; an exciting adventure-filled, full-length read-aloud book; inspirational audio biographies; and much more.

This 32-lesson course, designed for grades 4–8, immerses children in the lives of the Founding Fathers and Mothers as well as the important events and documents that formed America’s government.

Children will gain a deep understanding of the principles that guided those who founded America’s republic, including justice, liberty, duty, and equality.

Required Items

US Constitution Course Set

(1 per family needed)

$37.98

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Each US Constitution and Government Course Set includes

  • One copy of the US Constitution and Government Course Book
  • One copy of Mystery on Constitution Island (with access to digital audio.)

US Constitution Student Journal

(1 per student grades 4–8 needed)

$6.99

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Each student needs a copy of the consumable US Constitution Student Journal. The Course Book prompts which pages to complete each lesson. The student journal incorporates the full text of the founding documents and original coloring and activity pages. Each student completes his or her own student journal, which serves as a treasured keepsake when the course is finished.

Optional Items

US Constitution Activity Book

(Optional 1 per child grades K–3)

$7.99

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This optional activity book for grades K–3 allows for younger students to join in and learn along with their older siblings. The Activity Book is not integrated into the course, nor does it follow the scope and sequence of the course. It simply has fun activities about colonial times and Founding Fathers for younger children to enjoy.

Erasable Colored Pens

(Optional 6 pack)

$7.99

Completing the Student Journal is even more fun, colorful, and creative with this set of six erasable colored pens! Comes with a red, green, light blue, dark blue, purple, and black pen that all have an eraser and The Good and the Beautiful logo. We highly suggest a set for each student.

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