Start by Choosing Your Winter Promise Exclusives in Step 1, Then Add the Components You Wish to Build Your Package
Step 1: Choose Your WinterPromise Exclusives
This Bundle is the “Heart and Soul” of the American Story 2 Theme
You’ll need these resources to complete your theme. These resources are specially created for a rich educational experience by WinterPromise, and so they offer a lot of content presented in intriguing ways, including active learning opportunities. Most are used for many or all of the weeks of the year, and they focus on practical, you-can-do it, open & go family experiences!
This Book Bundle is Essential to Your American Story 2 Theme
The resources in this bundle are used for many weeks and represent the essential content your student needs to work through this program. They are also books that would make outstanding additions to your family library, because they cover such universally-studied topics.
Step 3: Add Theme Completer Books
This Book Bundle Completes the American Story 2 Theme
Though used for a shorter period than the resources in the Essential Bundle, these books are student favorites because of their high-interest topics or the active learning opportunities they offer.
Step 4: Decide on Theme Specific Add-ons
You Can Add This Bundle to Your Study:
The African American Focus Bundle – Offers students a chance to get to know the struggle African Americans have faced for equal rights in America, meet African Americans who made a difference in our country, and get to know their contributions to our country.
If You Didn’t Use American Story 1,
You’ll Need to Add These Items from That Program:
They are scheduled in your American Story 2 guide, and are completed in this theme program.
Step 5: Add Adventure Reading
This Bundle Offers Families Read-Together Fictional Books
Our Adventure Reading book sets are designed for families to read together, and spark discussions about important topics and values. They are a valuable time for families to use for connecting and passing along priorities and values to their kids in easy, teachable moments. Many sets include award winning titles that you’ll want as “friends” in your family library!
These Resources Are Recommended for Completion of the American Geography in This Theme:
U.S. Maps CD – Your student will need U.S. maps for American history study, and this collection offers beautiful heritage style maps. They can be used with any of our American history programs.
World Maps CD – Your student may need one or two world maps. You can use another map resource, or purchase this one, knowing you will be able to use it for any world history or cultures program, including our Quest for the Ancient World, Quest for the Middle Ages, and Quest for Royals and Revolution.