Come tour history with Ted and Mona, your trusty guides to fun and fact-based history for elementary students! In over 300 full-color pages, they will be touring early modern history from 1760 to 1850 all around the world! This is the second volume in our Early Modern History level.
In 36 chapters, Ted and Mona continue to explore early modern history from the reign of Catherine the Great to the Revolutions of 1848. Along the way, they will see our modern world take shape. They make stops around the globe in places like the Kingdom of Hawaii, colonial Australia, the United States, the Empire of Haiti, Napoleonic Europe, Gran Colombia, the Republic of Mexico, the Zulu Empire, Afghanistan, Victorian Britain, and more.
Along the way, Ted and Mona will see one revolution after another, the struggle to end slavery, the rise of factories and industrialization, and the fight to create fair and just governments. They will discuss major historical figures like King Kamehameha, Thomas Jefferson, Hongi Hika, Marie Antoinette, Maximilien Robespierre, Toussaint Louverture, Sacagawea, Mary Wollstonecraft, Napoleon Bonaparte, Simon Bolivar, Miguel Hidalgo, Shaka Zulu, Usman dan Fodio, Queen Victoria, Sojourner Truth, and more!
The back-and-forth dialogue between Ted and Mona keeps this book fun and engaging and provides opportunities for students to read along. Their dialogue is modeled after the classical teaching style and encourages deep thinking and probing questions.
In 22 Culture Corners, Arthur and Lily highlight major writers, artists, thinkers, and art styles including Voltaire, Phillis Wheatley, Jacques-Louis David, Mary Shelley, Moses Mendelssohn, Martín Tovar y Tovar, Sequoya, Edgar Allan Poe, and so much more!
Are you ready to discover early modern history?
To see the full table of contents or read sample chapters, please visit our Snapshots of Early Modern History page.
This complete curriculum package includes everything you need to make a full and enriching study of early modern history. With over 650 printed pages and 8 hours of audio, this package is jam-packed with valuable learning!
The bundle includes the following digital items:
- PDF Snapshots of Early Modern History Vol. 2: Read the core text on your mobile device or computer and enjoy the full-color design, handy timeline references, and many maps, photographs, and paintings.
- Audiobook Snapshots of Early Modern History Vol. 2: This professionally voiced audiobook brings the characters of Mona and Ted to life making it easy for students to study independently or while on the go.
- PDF Instructor's Guide to Snapshots of Early Modern History Vol. 2 and PDF Student Guide to Snapshots of Early Modern History Vol. 2: After you finish reading each chapter, continue your learning with vocabulary, activity pages, hands-on activities, reading suggestions, and more. If you're teaching multiple students, our books are licensed per family, so you can print extra copies of the student pages for each of your children.
- Ted's Timeline Kit: Early Modern History: Get all of the pieces you'll need to create your own timeline to keep track of history. The timeline includes both wall and notebook options so you can create the size and style that works best for you.
A full description of each product can be seen by clicking on the name of the individual product.