Reading List for Unit 1, Logic Stage

I still need to add encyclopedia page numbers.

Unit 1 Reading List: Logic Stage

Logic Stage students may also enjoy titles listed under Grammar Stage Level 2.

Literature Options

□  *Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos by R. L. LaFevers (Egypt)

□  *Tales of Ancient Egypt by Roger Lancelyn Green (Egypt)

□  ^Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw (Egypt)

□  ^The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder (Egypt)

□  ^Casting the Gods Adrift by Geraldine McCaughrean (Egypt)

□  *Gilgamesh the Hero by Geraldine McCaughrean (Mesopotamia)

□  ^The Golden Bull by Marjorie Crowley (Mesopotamia)

□  ^*The Bible (Israelites)

□  *Tales from Africa by Kathleen Arnott (Africa)

History Options

□  KFHE:

□  HO1: Introduction

□  HO1:  Part 1

o   Ch. 1: How Civilized! From Hunter-Gatherers to City-Builders

o   Ch. 2: Unearthing Sumer

o   Ch. 3: Working, Trading, and Building in Sumer

o   Ch. 4: Honoring the Gods: Religion in Ancient Sumer

o   Ch. 5: Passing it On: The Written Word in Ancient Sumer

o   Ch. 6: The Sun Sets on Sumer

o   Ch. 7: Nebuchadnezzar’s Babylon

o   Ch. 8: The Spread of Civilization: Egypt

o   Ch. 9: Three Pharaohs of the New Kingdom

□  HO1:  Part 2

o   Ch. 6: A Chosen People

o   Ch. 7: The People of the Law

□  SOSA:

o   Ch. 1: Birthing a Universe

o   Ch. 2: Telling It Like They Thought It Was: Myths of Creation

o   Ch. 3: Making Days: Were the Calendar Makers Lunatics or Just Moonstruck

□  DK Eyewitness Early Humans by Phil Wilkinson

□  ^The Secret Cave by Emily Arnold McCully (cave painting)

□  Early Times: The Story of Ancient Egypt by Suzanne Strass Art (Egypt; contains review questions at the end of each chapter)

□  Pyramid by David Macaulay (Egypt)

□  The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone by James Cross Giblin (Egypt)

□  DK Eyewitness Books: Mesopotamia by Philip Steele (Mesopotamia)

□  Ancient West African Kingdoms by Jane Shuter (Africa)

□  Library Call Numbers: J 220 – 224 (Bible and Old Testament), J 560 (prehistoric life), J 567.9 (dinosaurs), J 576.8 (evolution), J 690.6 (Egyptian pyramids), and J 930 (Stone Age), J 932.01 (ancient Egypt), J 935 (Mesopotamia), J 966.23 (ancient West Africa), and J Biography (various noteworthy individuals)

Activity Book(s)

□  Archaeology for Kids by Richard Panchyk

□  Science in Ancient Egypt by Geraldine Woods

□  Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors by Marian Broida

□  Ancient Israelites and Their Neighbors by Marian Broida

□  Ancient Egyptian Fashions (Dover Coloring Book) by Tom Tierney

□  Life in Ancient Egypt (Dover Coloring Book) by Tom Tierney

Notes:

Literature

□  Free discussion questions for Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw: http://teachersites.schoolworld.com/webpages/Intrepidi/files/mara%20info..pdf

□  Free student study guide for The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder here: http://mrvakselis.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/the_egypt_game_sg.pdf and free discussion questions here: http://egyptgame64.weebly.com/thinking-cap-questions.html and a free lesson plan here: http://www.webteaching.com/free/egypt.htm

□  Free student study packet for Casting the Gods Adrift by Geraldine McCaughrean: http://www.cricketmag.com/activeedit/images/teacherguides.pdf

□  Free discussion questions for The Golden Bull by Marjorie Cowley: http://marjoriecowley.com/golden-bull-teachers-guide

□  Free guide and discussion questions for the Old Testament: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/oldtestament/

□  Free guide and discussion questions for the New Testament: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/newtestament/

History

□  Free lesson plans on early humans: http://www.mitchellteachers.org/WorldHistory/MrMEarlyHumansProject/EarlyHumansLessonsMain.htm

□  Free lesson plan on prehistoric cave paintings (could be used with The Secret Cave or another book about cave paintings): http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/cave-art-discovering-prehistoric-humans-through-pictures

□  Free lesson plan ideas for Ancient Egypt for all grade levels (use with any history books about ancient Egypt): http://www.nea.org/tools/lessons/studying-ancient-egypt.html

□  Free lesson plans for Mesopotamia: http://mesopotamia.mrdonn.org/lessonplans.html

□  Free lesson plan about early African history: http://exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu/teachers/curriculum/m7a/

□  Register for PBS LearningMedia http://www.pbslearningmedia.org to gain free access to videos on various relevant topics.

□  Free eyewitness accounts of ancient history: http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/awfrm.htm

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