History Handbook Series

Study the Bible, geography, and history together as a family!

Save time by teaching all your students, grades 1–12, together with our Family Study history handbooks. Each handbook gives you a year of Charlotte Mason-style daily lesson plans with living books, Book of Centuries entries, narration ideas, Scripture passages, geography books and map drills, additional reading assignments for older students, and optional hands-on activities.

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Genesis through Deuteronomy and Ancient Egypt

Genesis through Deuteronomy & Ancient Egypt (Creation to about 1451 B.C.)—Lay the foundation with an emphasis on Bible history, bringing in other world civilizations as they correspond with the Bible narrative. Geography covers Africa, since that is where Egypt is located.

Joshua through Malachi & Ancient Greece

Joshua through Malachi & Ancient Greece (about 1451 B.C. to 275 B.C.)—Follow Old Testament Biblical history as well as the famous men of Greece who lived during that time. Geography centers on the Middle East and Asia.

Matthew through Acts and Ancient Rome

Matthew through Acts & Ancient Rome (about 753 B.C. to A.D. 476)—Learn what Roman culture was like when Jesus walked this earth and the church was young. Geography covers the Mediterranean Coastline, tracing the growth and decline of Ancient Rome.

Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation & Epistles--homeschool history, geography, Bible

Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation & Epistles (about 394 to 1550)—As the Bible narrative stops at the end of Acts, we turn more attention to World History, studying timeless New Testament epistles along the way. Geography centers in Europe.

Early Modern & Epistles

Early Modern & Epistles (about 1550 to 1850)—American History is added here, as it fits chronologically, along with World History and more of God’s truth in the epistles. Geography centers in South America, Australia, and Central America.

Modern Times, Epistles, and Revelation

Modern Times, Epistles & Revelation (about 1850 to 2012)—This final handbook brings both American and World History up to current day and finishes the study of the New Testament. Geography covers North America and the United States.