Reading List for Unit 2, Logic Stage

I still need to add page numbers for the encyclopedia.

Unit 2 Reading List: Logic Stage

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

Literature Options

□  *The Broken Tusk: Stories of the Hindu God Ganesha by Uma Krishnaswami (Indian Folktales)

□  In Defense of the Realm by Sanjay Deshpande (graphic novel about the Indus River Valley)

□  ^Twenty Jataka Tales by Noor Inayat Khan (Buddhist stories)

□  ^Eon: Dragoneye Reborn by Alison Goodman (fantasy based on Chinese culture and mythology)

□  ^Eona

□  Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Moss Roberts

□  *White Orchid by Cameron Dokey (retelling of The Ballad of Mulan)

□  *Seven Sons and Seven Daughters by Barbara Cohen and Bahija Lovejoy (historical fiction based on Persian culture)

□  *Middleworld (Jaguar Stones, Book 1) by J&P Voelkel (fiction based on Mayan mythology)

□  ^The Well of Sacrifice by Chris Eboch (Maya)

□  ^Curse of the Ancients by Matt De La Pena (Maya)

History Options

□  KFHE:

□  HO1:  Part 1

o   Ch. 10: The Spread of Civilization: India and China

o   Conclusion: A Look Back and a Leap Forward

□  HO1:  Part 2

o   Introduction: What Were They Thinking?

o   Ch. 1: The Life and Ideas of Confucius

o   Ch. 2: The Confucian Legacy

o   Ch. 3: The Birth of Hinduism

o   Ch. 4: The Life of the Buddha

o   Ch. 5: The Buddha’s Teaching and Legacy

□  Ancient India by Virginia Schomp

□  Early Times: Ancient China by Suzanne Strauss Art

□  Confucius: Chinese Philosopher by Wendy Conklin and Gisela Lee

□  In the Persian Empire (How’d They Do That?) by Khadija Ejaz

□  Clash of Cultures: Prehistory – 1638 (Drama of American History) (ancient North American peoples) by Christopher Collier

□  Ancient Times: The Story of the First Americans by Suzanne Strauss Art (ancient North and South American peoples)

□  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)

□  Hands-On History: Ancient China by Philip Steele

□  Hands-On History: Ancient India by Daud Ali

□  Hands-On History: Incas by Philip Steele

Notes

Literature

□ Lesson plan about Buddhist teachings in Jataka Tales: http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/havent-i-seen-you-somewhere-samsara-and-karma-jataka-tales

□  Discussion questions for Eon and Eona by Alison Goodman: https://www.teachervision.com/tv/printables/penguin/tl-guide-eon-eona.pdf

□  Free writing and project ideas for The Well of Sacrifice by Chris Eboch: http://members.authorsguild.net/chriseboch/files/Lesson_Plans_for_Well_of_Sacrifice.doc

□  Free discussion guide for Curse of the Ancients by Matt De La Pena: http://www.scholastic.com/teachinfinityring/pdf/InfinityRing_Book4_TeacherGuide.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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