This book was made by a first grader while working through The Story of the World, volume 1 by Susan Wise Bauer. Follow this link for a complete listing of mini-books in this lapbook, correlated to SOTW.
Cover, featuring the floor of a Pompeii villa, cut from National Geographic
Cover open, extensions closed.
Left and top extensions open. More detail on the mini-books you see here.
Left: shutter fold opens to reveal a map of the Roman Empire from Story of the World v. 1 Activity Book.
Center: Three pentagonal "flower" folds. The green and blue folds are closed; the purple fold is the same kind of mini-book, opened. A closed heptagonal flower fold can be seen on the far right of the previous picture.
This is a window book on barbarians that presents each barbarian as
part of a "Rogue's Gallery." Seen on the left is Boadicea of the Celts, the first page. On the right are the Vandals, the last page of the book. You can see how the window are progressively cut to reveal one new barbarian per page.
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Move on to the Middle Ages lapbook.
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