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Wood Rose Academy is part of The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education. 

Wood Rose Academy

4347 Cowell Road

Concord CA 94518

United States

© 2019 Wood Rose Academy

Tel: (925) 825-4644

       (925) 825-5493

Wood Rose Academy is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

History

Kindergarten

Texts:

Topics:

  • Community workers.

  • Citizenship & basic American culture.

  • Know the four seasons, days of the week, and months of the year.

1st Grade

Texts: The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume 1: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor (Part 1)

Topics: 

  • Introduction to the Paleolithic age and cave dwellers

  • Early Civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Phoenicians, Assyrians and Babylonians

  • Map and geography skills

  • Hands on activities while learning about different cultures in history

2nd Grade

Texts: The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume 1: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor (Part 2) and The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 2: The Middle Ages: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance (Part 1)

Topics: 

  • Community & Culture.

  • World History (Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Hannibal, Vikings, Dark Ages, Muslim Culture and Charlemagne).

  • MiniUnits: Stewardship of the earth; Community Review; 13 Colonies & American Government; American symbols & heroes.

3rd Grade

Texts: The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 2: The Middle Ages: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance (Part 2)

Topics: 

  • Map skills

  • Crusades

  • Middle Ages

  • Renaissance

  • European Explorers

  • Reformation

  • The Enlightenment

  • Mini-Units: American Revolution; Civil War; Turn-of-the-century transportation and inventions; WWI and the Great Depression

4th Grade

Texts: The Story of California

 

Topics: Using the text, timelines, and map activities, students Identify and explain the causal relationships between historical events: European exploration, discovery and exploration of the New World,  Spanish settlement and mission system in California, Mexican period, overland trails to California from the East, sea routes to California from the East, Mexican-American War, Gold Rush, Statehood, Transcontinental Railroad. 

5th Grade

Texts: 

Topics:

  • World Geography

  • State Reports

  • European exploration, trade and the clash of cultures.

  • Colonization & U.S. States

6th Grade

Texts: All Ye Lands Catholic Textbook Project

Topics:

  • World Geography

  • Paleolithic to Agricultural Era

  • Mesopotamia

  • Ancient Hebrews

  • Egypt

  • Greece

  • Rome

  • China

  • India

7th Grade

Texts: Light to the Nations: The History of Christian Civilization

Topics:

  • Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Middle Ages

  • Renaissance

  • Reformation

  • Counter-Reformation

  • Enlightenment

  • Scientific Revolution

  • Age of Reason

8th Grade

Texts: US History – Beginnings to 1877 (Vol. 1)

           US History – 1877 to Present (Vol. 2)

 

Topics:

The Great Awakening

The English Colonies

The American Revolution

Citizenship and the Constitution

The Expanding Nation

Civil War

Reconstruction

The Industrial Age

American Imperialism

World War I

Survey of Modern History