Tour a Country: Learning about Other Lands and Peoples

TouraCountry2_cover.inddPack your bags and don’t forget to bring your camera! Tour a Country is a hands-on student course that provides an engaging introduction to world cultures and geography. The suggested schedule is to study one country per month, two days per week. Additional days per week can be set aside for enrichment activities included in the course if your child is eager to learn more.

This student course guides you and your child through different countries which have been selected for their historical, geographical, and cultural features. Your child will be “touring” a country each month and creating a travel brochure for each. By the end of the year your child will have completed eight travel brochures and have a passport brimming with exciting memories!

Each country tour includes:

  • Passport
  • Travel brochure
  • Twenty or more full-color images of native animals, historical people or places, Catholic shrines, and saints to used in travel brochure
  • World map showing where in the world the country is located
  • Two colorful maps of the country
  • Words to Know
  • Weekly plan covering a month of directed studies: labeling important places and topography, exploring native animals, climate, special attractions, natural resources, important historical events or places, Catholic missionaries, and MORE
  • Full page of enrichment activities including a list of historical fiction and discussion questions

Over 175 full-color photos! 164 pgs. 8½”x11″ Loose-leaf drilled, shrink-wrapped. Pages are not reproducible; each student will need his own student course. Material needed to complete course: Folding World Map


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Author: Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur

Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, editor of "Today's Catholic Homeschooling", is the mother of two biological sons and one adopted daughter. She is in her fifteenth year of homeschooling. She has a B.A. in History and Fine Art and a Master's Degree in Applied Theology. She is the author of "The Crash Course Guide to Catholic Homeschooling" and "The Fruits of the Mysteries of the Rosary". She blogs at