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Historical Stories of Survival is a multi-sensory curriculum that uses the I Survived book series, and follows a pattern of "Read it, Hear it, See it, Write it, and Do it".  This is a hands-on curriculum, and allows you to choose the best activities for your students.  These activites are great ways to expose your students to new skills, interests and hobbies.  See the resources section for each unit for suggested activities.  

This curriculum is appropriate and well liked by both girls and boys. The entire class can get involved in various games, meals, experiments, crafts and field trips - an engaging and memorable way to learn about various events in history and science.

The teacher license is good for the purchasing teacher only and never expires.  The person who has ownership, has permissions to teach the units purchased to as many students as he/she likes.  Copies may not be made for other teachers, families, students or schools/co-ops - as it would violate the copyright policy.  The teacher retains ownership of the material.

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Unit 1 Surviving Pompeii AD 79 - Teacher License

Multisensory learning is ideal for every kind of learner - because each learner gets to experience learning the way they are most comfortable - but they also have the opportunity to learn through other senses. Studies and research have shown that learning material through multiple senses helps children to retain information better. Explore the history of Ancient Rome through the eyes of of a young boy, as he finds his way in the world, reunites with a lost loved one and escapes the dangers of Pompeii. A six week unit study using the I Survived the Destruction of Pomepii book from the New York Times best selling I Survived series. This study gives boys and girls a look into life in Ancient Rome during AD 79. Suggestions to further the study of this time period as well as craft and field trip ideas are included in the unit to help enhance the study. All units include spelling and vocabulary, custom made lapbook pages and game, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$29.90

Unit 3 Surviving The Civil War, 1863 - Teacher License

Multisensory learning is ideal for every kind of learner - because each learner gets to experience learning the way they are most comfortable - but they also have the opportunity to learn through other senses. Studies and research have shown that learning material through multiple senses helps children to retain information better. Follow a young slave boy as he escapes to his freedom on the Underground Railroad. A six week unit study using the I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg book from the New York Times best selling I Survived series. This study gives boys and girls a look into life during the Civil War. Suggestions to further the study of this time period as well as craft and field trip ideas are included in the unit to help enhance the study. All units include spelling and vocabulary, custom made lapbook pages and game, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$29.90

Unit 4 Surviving The Great Chicago Fire 1871 - Teacher License

Multisensory learning is ideal for every kind of learner - because each learner gets to experience learning the way they are most comfortable - but they also have the opportunity to learn through other senses. Studies and research have shown that learning material through multiple senses helps children to retain information better. Explore the history of life during the Industrial Revolution through the eyes of of a young boy, as he tries to make sense of his new life, discovers deep friendships and fights for his life. A six week unit study using the I Survived the Great Chicago Fire book from the New York Times best selling I Survived series. This study gives boys and girls a look into life in big city of Chicago in 1871. Suggestions to further the study of this time period as well as craft and field trip ideas are included in the unit to help enhance the study. All units include spelling and vocabulary, custom made lapbook pages and game, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$29.90

Unit 5 Surviving The Great San Francisco Earthquake 1906 - Teacher License

Multisensory learning is ideal for every kind of learner - because each learner gets to experience learning the way they are most comfortable - but they also have the opportunity to learn through other senses. Studies and research have shown that learning material through multiple senses helps children to retain information better. Follow a young boy as he struggles to survive the aftermath of the San Francisco Earthquake. His friendships and home begin to look very different. A six week unit study using the I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake book from the New York Times best selling I Survived series. This study gives boys and girls a look into life during the devastating earthquake of 1906. Suggestions to further the study of this time period as well as craft and field trip ideas are included in the unit to help enhance the study. All units include spelling and vocabulary, custom made lapbook pages and game, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$29.90

Unit 6 Surviving The Sinking of the Titanic 1912 - Teacher License

Multisensory learning is ideal for every kind of learner - because each learner gets to experience learning the way they are most comfortable - but they also have the opportunity to learn through other senses. Studies and research have shown that learning material through multiple senses helps children to retain information better. A story of luxury and loss - explore the history of life on the most majestic vessel during the Industrial Revolution through the eyes of of a young boy, as he experiences the adventure of a lifetime that goes terribly wrong. A six week unit study using the I Survived the Sinking of the Titanicbook from the New York Times best selling I Survived series. This study gives boys and girls a glimpse into being a passenger on the luxurious oceanliner. Suggestions to further the study of this time period as well as craft and field trip ideas are included in the unit to help enhance the study. All units include spelling and vocabulary, custom made lapbook pages and game, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$29.90

Unit 7 Surviving The Shark Attacks of 1916 - Teacher License

Multisensory learning is ideal for every kind of learner - because each learner gets to experience learning the way they are most comfortable - but they also have the opportunity to learn through other senses. Studies and research have shown that learning material through multiple senses helps children to retain information better. This study gives boys and girls a glimpse into life during 1916 at a favorite summertime destination. A six week unit study using the I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 book from the New York Times best selling I Survived series. Suggestions to further the study of this time period as well as craft and field trip ideas are included in the unit to help enhance the study. All units include spelling and vocabulary, custom made lapbook pages and game, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$29.90