For the past few months I've gone back and forth about our history curriculum for the year. Finally, I decided on Winter Promise: Quest for the Ancient World and Story of the World (Volume I). Winter Promise uses Mystery of History (Volume I) as the primary spine for its curriculum, so this guide to corresponding chapters between the two has been enormously helpful. The following supplements are included in the Winter Promise package:

Additional books for the year include:

Unfortunately, I'd already purchased a lot of books before selecting Winter Promise, so I'm not sure how much we'll actually be able to get through. Fortunately, we all love history!

We'll also be using an Ancient History Copybook by Julie Shields and these History of Ancient Times Notebooking Pages. Additional activities include:
I'm sure I'll have more to add - I'm especially interested in finding more crafts and activities because we really enjoy those. has some great resources, so I may purchase a few extra supplements from them, but first I'll need to see how everything comes together.


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