Paths of Progress Packages

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The Paths of Progress Complete Package is the third step on the Trail Guide to Learning. To grow as a country, another group of leaders had to step forward during our history—scientists and inventors. Study those who used their talents and abilities to answer questions that provided better ways of living and working. The lives of these devoted individuals and their contributions will be examined throughout our history, into the Industrial Revolution and the beginning of the 20th century. Primary science focus involves Physical Science (such as energy, motion, and work) and the economic impact of each development. Some key figures studied include Ben Franklin, Samuel Morse, George Washington Carver, the Wright Brothers, and Thomas Edison. This full one-year course is targeted for grades 5-7, but the lessons can easily be adapted for 4th and 8th grades as well.

The complete package is comprised of most of the books that are needed for the curriculum.

Complete Package Contents Overview

The complete package is comprised of all of the books that are needed for the curriculum:

  • 2-Volume Set of Paths of Progress Curriculum with Student Resources CD
  • 11 Core Resources used throughout the year
  • 11 Required Readers and read-aloud books
  • 2 Reference and activity books

The total retail value of this discounted bundle is over $450. It includes all of the titles listed in the sections below, plus the two curriculum textbooks with the Student Resources CD.

A High School extension providing higher level activities and readers is also available for older students.

Package Options Contents Specifics

Core Resources
  • Profiles from History, Volume 3
  • Story of Inventions (2nd edition)
  • Story of Inventions Answer Key
  • Story of the Orchestra with CD
  • H. Goodden Recorder
  • Basix Recorder Method Book with CD
  • Modeling Clay Animals
  • Modeling Clay
  • Classroom Atlas of United States
  • The New Way Things Work
  • Rummy Roots
Volume 1 Resources
  • Samuel F. B. Morse
  • Munford Meets Robert Fulton
  • Michael Faraday
  • Caddie Woodlawn
  • Thomas Edison
  • Ben and Me
  • World of Tools and Technology
Volume 2 Resources
  • George Washington Carver
  • Strawberry Girl
  • Wright Brothers
  • Homer Price
  • Alan Shepard
  • Discovering the Human Body and Senses
ISBN: 12933
Edition: 2012

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