Reading List for Unit 3, Grammar Stage Level 1

 

Unit 3 Reading List: Grammar Stage Level 1

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

Literature Options

□  ^Atlantis: The Legend of a Lost City by Christina Balit (reminiscent of the lost Minoan civilization)

□  ^King Midas and the Golden Touch by Charlotte Craft

□  *Aesop’s Fables by Jerry Pinkney

□  ^Jason and the Golden Fleece by James Riordan

□  ^The Gods and Goddesses of Olympus by Aliki

□  ^The Flying Horse by Jane B. Mason

□  ^The Trojan Horse: The Fall of Troy by Justine and Ron Fontes

□  ^Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian by Margarita Engle

History Options

□  I Wonder Why Greeks Built Temples by Fiona Macdonald

□  ^You Wouldn’t Want to Be in Alexander the Great’s Army by Jacqueline Morley

□  Alexander the Great by Demi

□  Library picture books about ancient Greece, Alexander the Great, the Trojan horse, Greek myths, Greek gods and goddesses, etc.

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 art activity ideas for Atlantis: http://www.crayola.com/lesson-plans/welcome-to-atlantis-lesson-plan/

□  Free teacher and student pages for King Midas and the Golden Touch (different retelling, but should still work): http://www.pearsonlearning.com/microsites/goodhabits/secure/assets/files/teachingplans/grade-k/GHGR07_GR_g3_KMATGT.pdf

□  Free craft idea for King Midas and the Golden Touch: http://www.crayola.com/crafts/king-midass-golden-touch-craft/

□  Free trivia questions for Jason and the Golden Fleece by James Riordan: http://magistramonson.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/argonauts-trivia.pdf

□  Free Core Knowledge lesson plan using The Gods and Goddesses of Olympus by Aliki (“Heroes and Villains of Greek Mythology”): http://coreknowledge.org/mimik/mimik_uploads/lesson_plans/1228/2_HeroesandVillainsGreekMythology.pdf

□  Free Core Knowledge lesson plan using The Flying Horse by Jane B. Mason (“Connecting to Ancient Greece): http://coreknowledge.org/mimik/mimik_uploads/lesson_plans/144/Connecting%20to%20Ancient%20Greece.pdf

□  Free lesson plan using Ch. 23 of Story of the World and The Flying Horse by Jane B. Mason: http://lovelearnplay.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/week-25-the-greek-gods.pdf

□  Lessons on Ancient Greece, including the Trojan Horse: http://greece.mrdonn.org/lessonplans/gods.html

□  Free teaching guide for Summer Birds by Margarita Engle: http://www.rif.org/documents/us/Summer_Birds.pdf

History

□  Free lesson plan using Ch. 23 of Story of the World and The Flying Horse by Jane B. Mason: http://lovelearnplay.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/week-25-the-greek-gods.pdf

□  Free simple student page for You Wouldn’t Want To… books: http://collaborationcuties.blogspot.com/2013/04/you-wouldnt-want-to-beseries-for-must.html

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

□  Free lessons on Ancient Greece: http://greece.mrdonn.org/lessonplans/gods.html

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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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