Reading List for Unit 2, Grammar Stage Level 2

I still need to add page numbers for the encyclopedia.

Unit 2 Reading List: Grammar Stage Level 2

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

Literature Options

□  *I Once Was a Monkey: Stories Buddha Told by Jeanne M. Lee (Indian Folktales)

□  ^Tigers at Twilight (Magic Tree House #19) by Mary Pope Osborne (set in India)

□  ^The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth (Buddhism in Japan)

□  *The Ch’i-lin Purse by Linda Fang (Chinese Folktales)

□  ^Dragon Keeper by Carole Wilkinson (historical fiction/fantasy set in ancient China)

□  ^Day of the Dragon King (Magic Tree House #14) by Mary Pope Osborne

□  ^Legend of Mulan: A Heroine of Ancient China by Wei Jiang (Chinese Folktale)

□  Adventures in Ancient China (Good Times Travel Agency) by Linda Bailey

□  The White Stag by Kate Seredy (Hun migration from Asia to Europe)

□  *The Golden Sandal: A Middle Eastern Cinderella Story by Rebecca Hickox (Persian Folktale)

□  *Latin American Folktales by John Bierhorst (ancient America)

□  ^Time Warp Trio #13: Me Oh Maya by Jon Scieszka (ancient America)

History Options

□  SOTW1:

o   Ch. 9: The First Cities of India

o   Ch. 10: The Far East: Ancient China

o   Ch. 21: The Medes and the Persians

o   Ch. 26: The People of the Americas

o   Ch. 30: The Aryans of India

o   Ch. 31: The Mauryan Empire of India

o   Ch. 32: China: Writing and the Qin

o   Ch. 33: Confucius

□  UILEWH:

□  Other world history encyclopedia: __________________________________________________

□  India (Exploring Ancient Civilizations) by Marilynn G. Barr (also has activity ideas)

□  Discover Ancient China by Neil D. Bramwell

□  Science in Ancient China by George W. Beshore

□  Discover Ancient Persia by Neil D. Bramwell

□  Mayans & Aztecs (Exploring Ancient Civilizations) by Mary Tucker (also has activity ideas)

□  Mammoth Bones and Broken Stones: The Mystery of North America’s First People by David L. Harrison

□  Library Call Numbers: J 181.112 (Confucius), J 294.363 (Buddha), J 931 (ancient China), J 934 (Ancient India), J 935 (ancient Persia), J 970.01 (ancient North American peoples), J 972.8 (ancient Maya), J 985.019 (ancient Inca), J Biography (noteworthy individuals)

Activity Book(s)

□  The Story of the World Activity Book One: Ancient Times by Susan Wise Bauer

□  India (Exploring Ancient Civilizations) by Marilynn G. Barr (also has historical information)

□  Mayans & Aztecs (Exploring Ancient Civilizations) by Mary Tucker (also has historical information)

□  A Kid’s Guide to Native American History by Yvonne Wakim Dennis

Notes

Literature

□  Free student pages for The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth: http://www.teachingbooks.net/media/pdf/BF/CatWhoWentToHeavenBG.pdf and a free study guide with discussion questions and writing ideas (scroll down) is here: http://www.enotes.com/topics/cat-who/in-depth

□  Free teacher guides for Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne: http://www.magictreehouse.com/for_teachers#teachers_resource_center

□  Free discussion guide for Dragon Keeper by Carole Wilkinson: http://www1.curriculum.edu.au/rel/values/book.php?catrelid=1484

□  Free teacher guide on “The Ballad of Mulan”: http://www1.curriculum.edu.au/rel/values/book.php?catrelid=1484

□  Free teacher guide for Time Warp Trio #13: Me Oh Maya by Joe Scieszka: http://www.timewarptrio.com/teachers-parents/lessons/pdf/twt-lesson-maya.pdf

History

□  Free lesson plans on ancient China: http://china.mrdonn.org/lessonplans.html

□  Free lesson plans on ancient India: http://india.mrdonn.org/lessonplans.html

□  Free lesson plans on ancient Inca: http://incas.mrdonn.org/lessonplans.html

□  Free lesson plans on ancient Maya: http://mayas.mrdonn.org/lessonplans.html

□  Free lesson plans on ancient Aztec: http://aztecs.mrdonn.org/lessonplans.html

□  Free lesson plans on ancient Persia: http://ancienthistory.mrdonn.org/persia.html

□  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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