The Student Study Guides are important and unique components that are available for each of the books in The World in Ancient Times series. Each of the Student Study Guides is designed to be used with the main text at school or sent home for homework assignments. The activities in the Student Study guide will help students get the most out of their history books. Each student study guide includes a chapter-by-chapter two-page lesson that uses a variety of interesting activities to help a student master history and develop important reading and study skills.
About the Author
Jonathan Mark Kenoyer is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was born and raised in India, speaks several South Asian languages fluently, and has a deep love for the subcontinent. He has a BA in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley and completed his MA and PhD in South Asian Archaeology from the same university. His main focus is on the Indus Valley Civilization, but he also has experience with the Palaeolithic period and historical archaeology and ethnoarchaeology. He has conducted archaeological research and excavations at both Mohenjo-daro and Harappa, two of the most important Indus period sites in Pakistan.
Kimberley Heuston writes historical fiction for young adults and teaches English and history at the Waterford School in Sandy, Utah. Raised in New York City, where she attended the Spence School, Ms. Heuston graduated from Harvard University with a degree in History and Science. Her teaching honors include summer fellowships sponsored by the Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Fund, the Woodrow Wilson Center, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Fulbright Commission. She received an MFA in Writing for Children from Vermont College in 2000. Her novels include The Shakeress, Dantes Daughter, and The Velvet Years. She is the mother of four completely fabulous children.