Flag, We the People/Washington, United We Stand/Snake, Divided We Fall/Lincoln, Liberty/Statue of Liberty, Justice/Capitol, Justice For All/Rosa ParksFrom Sea to Sea
New Nation/Mt. Vernon, The Frontier/Log Cabin, Louisiana Terr./Lewis and Clark, Texas/The Alamo, Oregon Territory/Fort on the Trail, The Southwest/Mining, Alaska and Hawaii/Map of USMoving Forward
Waterways/Flatboat on the Ohio, Trails/Wagon on the Oregon Trail, Railroads/Transcontinental Rail, Roadways/Model T Car, Flight/Lindbergh’s Flight, Space Travel/Walking on the Moon, Cyberspace/Girl Using the InternetArt Elements and Principles
At the end of each unit, several pages focus on a specific art element or principle. In Book 5 they are:
- Basic human proportions
- Drawing the bodies in motion
- Basic facial proportions
Sample LessonsLessons are displayed on our home page.
Swan and Heron Lessons (pdf, 373k) with a list of the books.
Four short sentences (manuscript style) are shown for copy work. The writing practice should be adjusted to fit the child’s abilities and needs. In addition, any handwriting style may be practiced The following is from a Book 3 lesson:
France sold land to the U.S.
Little was known about the land.
A group was sent to explore it.
Lewis and Clark led the group.
- 64 pages, printed on quality paper
- Soft-cover, 8.5” x 11”
- 21 lessons in each book
“We’ve purchased a number of drawing books for our children, but these are the ones they go back to again and again. They love these books!” — Margaret D., parent