Reading List for Unit 3, Grammar Stage Level 2

I still need to add page numbers for the encyclopedia.

Unit 3 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

□  *Aesop’s Fables by Aesop

□  ^The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling (based on the story of King Midas)

□  *D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire

□  ^The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War by Emily Little

□  *Tales from the Odyssey (Part 1) by Mary Pope Osborne

□  *Tales from the Odyssey (Part 2) by Mary Pope Osborne

□  ^Hour of the Olympics ( #16) by Mary Pope Osborne

□  Mythology: The Gods, Heroes, and Monsters of Ancient Greece (Ologies) by Dugald A. Steer

□  The Mythology Handbook: A Course in Ancient Greek Myths (Ologies) by Dugald A. Steer

□  ^Stallion by Starlight (Magic Tree House #49) by Mary Pope Osborne

□  ^Time Warp Trio #8: It’s All Greek to Me by Jon Scieszka

□  Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods by Rick Riordan (guide to Greek mythology)

□  ^Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (modern story based on Greek mythology, first book of a series)

History Options

□  SOTW1:

o   Ch. 18: Life in Early Crete

o   Ch. 19: The Early Greeks

o   Ch. 20: Greece Gets Civilized Again

o   Ch. 22: Sparta and Athens

o   Ch. 23: The Greek Gods

o   Ch. 24: The Wars of the Greeks

o   Ch. 25: Alexander the Great

□  UILEWH:

□  Other world history encyclopedia: __________________________________________________

□  Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #10: Ancient Greece and the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce

□  ^The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky

□  ^Archimedes and the Door of Science by Jeanne Bendick

□  Herodotus and the Road to History by Jeanne Bendick

□  A City Through Time by Philip Steele

□  ^Groovy Greeks (Horrible Histories) by Terry Deary

□  ^Science in Ancient Greece by Kathlyn Gay

□  Library Call Numbers: J 183.2 (Socrates), J 184 (Plato) J 509.223 (scientists of Ancient Greece), J 796.48 (ancient Olympics), J 935 (ancient Greece), J 938 (science and life in ancient Greece), J Biographies (noteworthy individuals)

Activity Book(s)

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

□  Tools of the Ancient Greeks by Kris Bordessa

□  Classical Kids: An Activity Guide to Life in Ancient Greece and Rome by Laurie M. Carlson

Notes

Literature

□  Free student worksheet packet with questions and vocabulary words for each chapter: http://www-pub.naz.edu:9000/~bmwilson/The%20Chocolate%20Touch%20Packet.pdf

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

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

□  Free lesson plans for Time Warp Trio: http://www.timewarptrio.com/teachers-parents/lessons/ My Big Fat Greek Olympics: http://www.timewarptrio.com/teachers-parents/lessons/pdf/twt-lesson-olympics.pdf

□  Free teaching guides for the Percy Jackson series: http://www.rickriordan.com/my-books/percy-jackson/resources/teachers-guide.aspx

History

□  Free discussion and activity guide for The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky: http://readingtokids.org/Books/BookView.php?pag=5&bookID=00000817

□  Free lesson plan for science in ancient Greece (including The Librarian Who Measured the Earth and Archimedes and the Door of Science): http://materamabilis.org/ma/subjects/science/science-in-ancient-greece/

□  Free general teaching ideas for use with the Horrible Histories series: http://educade.org/lesson_plans/explore-history-with-horrible-histories

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

□  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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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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