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History 4

In History 4, students will study medieval history from the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance, including Knights, Samurai, and Viking invasions. They will continue studying map skills and geography concepts using Susan Wise Bauer’s engaging narrative, The Story of the World Volume 2: The Middle Ages. Students will read weekly selections at home with parents and complete assignments from the student activity guide and test booklets to prepare for class discussions, activities, and presentations.



Required Texts:
The Story of the World, Volume 2: The Middle Ages, revised edition, by Susan Wise Bauer
Student Pages Vol. 2: The Middle Ages (PDF or loose leaf packet) $7.95 *Student Pages only—no need to buy the whole activity manual!
Test Book for Vol. 2: The Middle Ages $5.18

Copy/Supply Fee: $30 (cash or check written to Ashley Knickerbocker at Orientation or the first class - may also Venmo @Ashley-Knickerbocker)

Tuition: $350 ($35.00/month for ten months, August - May or $39/month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)


Ashley Knickerbocker

B.S. in History

Ashley began teaching at Bridge Academy in 2016. She was raised in Chesterfield County and received a history degree from VCU. She and her husband, David feel blessed to homeschool their three boys, Nathan (15), Justis (13) and Joshua (8), who also attend Bridge Academy. Her teaching experience began at ICCS Preschool during college and she has continued teaching both at home and in classroom settings since then. She taught art and PE as an enrichment course for Classical
Conversations for 6 years and served as a CC lead teacher for 2 years before coming to Bridge Academy. She worked as a personal trainer and fitness instructor for eleven years at Chester Fitness. Both she and her boys love Bridge Academy and look forward to being part of this coop for years to come!


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