Reading List for Unit 2, Grammar Stage Level 1

Unit 2 Reading List: Grammar Stage Level 1

Grammar Stage Level 1 students may also enjoy titles listed under Grammar Stage Level 2.

Literature Options

□  The Lost Horse: A Chinese Folktale by Ed Young (China)

□  ^The Five Chinese Brothers by Claire Huchet Bishop and Kurt Wise (China)

□  ^Tiki Tiki Tembo by Arlene Mosel (set in Ancient China)

□  ^Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China by Ai-Ling Louie (China)

□  ^Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young (China)

□  ^Buddha Stories by Demi (India)

□  ^The Blind Men and the Elephant by Karen Backstein

□  ^One Grain of Rice by Demi (India)

□  ^Monsoon by Uma Krishnaswami (India)

□  The Mouse and the Buddha by Kathryn Price (India)

□  The Persian Cinderella by Shirley Climo (Persia)

□  Golden Tales by Lulu Delacre (Latin American folktales)

□  ^Rain Player by David Wisniewski (Maya)

History Options

□  Everyday Life in Ancient India by Kirsten Holm

□  Everyday Life in Ancient China by Kirsten Holm

□  Everyday Life in the Maya Civilization by Kirsten Holm

□  Buddha by Demi

□  Library picture books about ancient China, Confucius, ancient India, Buddha, Inca, Maya, other ancient North American peoples, and ancient Persia

Activity Book(s)

□  The Story of the World Activity Book One: Ancient Times by Susan Wise Bauer  Note:  For this age group, you may only use some of the resources.

Notes

Literature

□  Free teacher guide for The Five Chinese Brothers by Claire Bishop: http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/westonwoods/study_guides/the_five_chinese_brothers.pdf and free teaching ideas here: http://ww2.valdosta.edu/~lmedwards/global.html

□  Free teacher guide for Tiki Tiki Tembo by Arlene Mosel: http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/westonwoods/study_guides/tikki_tikki_tembo.pdf and free teaching ideas here: http://ww2.valdosta.edu/~djcroft/global

□  Free student pages for Yeh Shen by Ai-Ling Louie: http://www.abcteach.com/free/b/book_yehshe_upperelem.pdf and free teacher guide here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/bec-tennessee/content/G2U4W3_Yehshen_TG.pdf and free teaching ideas here: http://readingtokids.org/Books/BookView.php?pag=3&bookID=00000327

□  Free teaching ideas for Lon Po Po by Ed Young: https://www.teachervision.com/multicultural-literature/activity/8005.html?page=1and a free student page with comprehension questions: http://teachers.olatheschools.com/ajbergmp/files/2010/08/Lon-Po-Po-Comprehension-Questions.pdf

□  Free lesson plan for use with Buddha Stories by Demi and The Blind Man and the Elephant by Karen Backstein (Core Knowledge “Ancient India”): http://coreknowledge.org/mimik/mimik_uploads/lesson_plans/1251/2_ancientindia.pdf

□  Free lesson plan for One Grain of Rice by Demi: http://www.palmbeachschools.org/multicultural/documents/OneGrainofRice.pdf

□  Free discussion guide for Monsoon by Uma Krishnaswami: http://www-tc.pbs.org/parents/bookfinder/bookclub/PKGO_bc02_monsoon.pdf

□  Free lesson plan to compare various versions of Cinderella: http://www.csames.illinois.edu/documents/outreach/Cinderella_Lesson_Plan.pdf

□  Free lesson plan for books written by David Wisniewski (including Rainplayer): http://www.fcps.edu/fairfaxnetwork/mta/resource/activityguides/wisniewski.pdf

History

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

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About Laura

I've been homeschooling since 2005. I have six children (born 2000 - 2012). We are eclectic in our approach with a bit more Well-Trained Mind philosophy over anything else.
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