Reading List for Unit 4, Grammar Stage Level 1

Unit 4 Reading List: Grammar Stage Level 1

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

Literature Options

□  ^Remus and Romulus by Melissa Fitzgerald

□  Brave Cloelia by Jane Curry

□  Madeline and the Cats of Rome by John Bemelmans Marciano

□  Horace Visits the Roman Army by Adele Seviour

□  ^The Irish Cinderlad by Shirley Climo

□  Great Irish Legends for Children by Yvonne Carroll

□  ^Fin M’Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill by Tomie de Paola

History Options

□  ^Fun with Roman Numerals by David Adler

□  Going to War in Roman Times by Moira Butterfield

□  How to Be a Roman Soldier by Fiona Macdonald

□  ^You Wouldn’t Want to Live in Pompeii by John Malam

□  Pompeii…Buried Alive by Edith Kunhardt Davis

□  I Wonder Why Romans Wore Togas by Fiona Macdonald

□  Rome Antics by David Macaulay

□  Picture books about Rome, Caesar, gladiators, ancient Celts, and Irish fairy tales

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 lesson plan on Ancient Rome (questions for Remus and Romulus are on page 12): http://www.coreknowledge.org/mimik/mimik_uploads/lesson_plans/1646/CKLA_G3_AncientRome.pdf

□  Free discussion question worksheet for Remus and Romulus: http://www.painesville-township.k12.oh.us/userfiles/1083/Classes/1598/Romulus%20and%20Remus%20Discussion%20Questions.pdf

□  Free Cinderella comparison questions and charts: http://www.movingbeyondthepage.com/online/getsample.aspx?lessonID=207&bookGUID=7a14b753-6542-4ad8-9b60-b2934f9b978b

□  Free guide for legends about Finn MacCool (use the “Create Your Own Hero” questions on page 10 to discuss Finn M’Coul by Tomie de Paola): http://theateratmonmouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Legend-of-Finn-Resource-Guide.pdf

History

□  Activities for Fun with Roman Numerals by David Adler: http://www.holidayhouse.com/docs/fun_with_roman_numerals.pdf

□  Free worksheets for Ancient Rome (could be used orally for discussion questions): http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/history/history5.htm

□  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

□  Free Irish history site for children: http://www.irishhistorylinks.net/More_Links/Childrens_History.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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