All American History Vol 2 High School Test Packet

Sure, history is fun. And learning history can be fun. But as a high school student, there comes a time when you need to work on taking a test and showing what you have learned. When using All American History Vol 2, you have the option of getting the All American History Vol 2 High School Test Set.

Tests with All American History

The High School Test Set comes as a digital download. This download includes 8 tests and the answer keys to go with them. This means that your child will have one test for every 4 lessons. Each test has 4 sections. These sections are multiple choice, true/false, matching and mapwork. This gives just the right amount of variety while also helping the older kids practice for the ACT/SAT tests. These are 4 of the skills they will need to know.

The answer keys are simple to read and easy to use. Simply find the test you need to grade, and go ahead and match the numbers. I saved paper and ink by not printing mine and just looking at them online. This has worked wonders for me, yet if you need to print, it won't be much ink since they did not rewrite each of the questions.

High School Test Packet

We, well I, love this part of the program. I love being able to see what Moe Man has retained and what he has forgotten. This is that check point, what more do we need to study before moving further along? What needs review?

You are not required to jump right into the unit test. No way would they do that to you and your child. You have multiple ways to study for this test. At the end of every lesson you have your "Impacts" section. This is the review of the lesson. Yes, you learned a lot more during the lesson, but this is the part where you take the main points and study those. We spent a day reading over all the "Impacts" and quizzing each other. Yes, I let him quiz me. Moe Man does not do well on the test, but I notice if he can quiz me, he remembers more.

After spending a day with the "Impacts", we spent a day working on looking over all our lesson review worksheets. These worksheets helped us get an idea of what would be on the test for each lesson. We once again would quiz each other and see how well we knew the information at hand. It was really nice to see how well Moe Man did on this. I think he might have liked this way of studying for a test!

High School Test Packet All American History

At this point I would ask Moe Man if he felt comfortable with what he knew, or if he wanted more time to study. This leaves the ball in his court and he has to make some decisions about his schooling without me. If he was ready, we would go ahead with the test. If not, we would do another day of mixed reviewing, depending on where he felt he needed more. Like I said, I want to see him take charge, and this is where he has that chance.

The tests are rather simple once you have gone over the reviews. It is nice to get a comprehensive review every 4 lessons. It is nice to have the review and remember what you have learned about. This makes it easy to go on and continue learning without forgetting what you have already learned.

Every 8 lessons you get to the end of your unit. There is no unit test, but there is a unit review. This review covers all the main people and places where the main events took place. Once again this is a great way to study and remember what you have learned. This review is simple and is easy to go over. I let Moe Man use his book on this. Me telling him this was not a test made this a lot more fun for him!

Unit Review All American History Vol 2

We are loving every minute of our All American History Vol 2. We have learned some new things and look forward to a lot more learning. Next time I can't wait to tell you more about how we study with games. Yes, even with just one student learning this subject, you can still play games!

Do you like to use tests in your studies? Do you like to use weekly, monthly or bimonthly tests best?

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All American History Vol 2 Unit 2

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Wow! We are moving into Unit 2 of All American History already!! I can't believe how fast we are making it through these lessons, all the while having fun!

We have moved through the Civil War and the end has come. We are now moving into the Reconstruction. We needed to get the country back in order after the war. It is not always a fun time, but it has to be done. A lot has changed during the war and the country just doesn't know what to do, or how to act. We get to spend two lessons working on this before moving forward.

All American History Vol 2 Unit 2

Unit 2 starts with the Gilded Age or the Age of Optimism. We are busy working on making Americans hopeful for their futures. We are building a new business and industrial revolution and we are trying to cover up the bad with the little bit of good that is happening.

During Unit 2, we will be looking at the presidents of the Gilded Age, The Spanish-American War, The Last Western Frontier, The Second Industrial Revolution, The Progressive Movement, and The Arts, Society, Religion, Recreation and Family Life of The Gilded Age. This is when we get excited! We have learned about the Civil War previously, but this new era is new to us.

Abe Lincoln

Along with a new Unit, comes new fun! We are going to be working on two biographies this time around. Last unit we worked on a power point presentation of Abraham Lincoln. We found that this was a fun way to "write" a biography without actually writing it. This time I plan on letting Moe Man have just as much fun. We will be working on a biography lapbook of Teddy Roosevelt and after that we are going to work on a biography trailer of "Wild Bill" Hickok. I found this fun idea right here!

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We will also continue to memorize the presidents as we learn them. It is fun re-memorizing them with Moe Man! I remember when I could tell you every president, and slowly I am getting back there while making sure he remembers them! Not only that, but we are starting in on the states and their capitals as we learn them. I printed up a map from WonderMaps that we are keeping as a running map of all the states as they are added to the union. This has been a wonderful visual way for us to remember what we are learning without it being too big.

All American History Vol 2 Unit 2

Of course, a new unit also means new books! We are loving the book list that is included with the teacher's guide. It makes it super simple to find the living history books that fit well with each unit. Both Moe Man and I sat down together and looked at the list. We decided on four books for this unit. We have Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Jack London's The Call of the Wild, Zachary Kent's The Story of the Rough Riders and Elizabeth Enright's Gone-Away Lake. We will split the work of reading these books up over the next 8 weeks, giving us two weeks for each book.

Both Moe Man and I are super excited to keep going on this history adventure with All American History Vol 2. This curriculum has been fun and full of information. We have enjoyed the hands on fun and look forward to the new fun that lies ahead! We hope you will join us!

What is one question you have about All American History? I would love to help you understand more.

 

God Bless!

Amanda

 

Disclaimer: I did receive product and compensation for this review. All opinions are 100% mine. This post may contain affiliated links which mean that if you purchase from the links provided I may be compensated a small commission, as always thank you for your support!