Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

History 3

Course Description: America’s Story 1 brings history alive through a Charlotte Mason approach as it teaches grade 3 students the amazing history of the United States of America. O’Dell’s lively storytelling brings the settings and characters to life as students study American history from the ancient Americas to the 1850s. Master Books Homeschool Curriculum - America's Story 1 Set

Required Texts:


  • The Story of the World, Volume 1: Ancient Times revised edition, by Susan Wise Bauer $17.95
  • Student Pages Vol. 1: Ancient Times (PDF or loose leaf packet) $7.95*Student Pages only—no need to buy the whole activity manual!

Copy/Supply Fee: $30 (given to Ashley Knickerbocker at Orientation or at the first class attended)

Tuition: $340 ($34.00/month for ten months, August - May or $38/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!