Reading List for Unit 4, Grammar Stage Level 2

I still need to add page numbers for the encyclopedia.

Unit 4 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

□  *Detectives in Togas by Henry Winterfeld

□  *Mystery of the Roman Ransom by Henry Winterfeld

□  *In Search of a Homeland by Penelope Lively

□  ^Time Warp Trio #9: See You Later, Gladiator by Jon Scieszka

□  ^Vacation Under the Volcano (Magic Tree House #13) by Mary Pope Osborne

□  ^The Lost Hero Book 1 by Rick Riordan (modern children and Roman gods)

□  The Adventures of Asterix by René Goscinny (comic book series about Romans in Gaul)

□  Between the Forest and the Hills by Ann Lawrence (historical fiction about Romans in Britain)

□  *Traditional Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens

History Options

□  SOTW1:

o   Ch. 27: The Rise of Rome

o   Ch. 28: The Roman Empire

o   Ch. 29: Rome’s War with Carthage

o   Ch. 34: The Rise of Julius Caesar

o   Ch. 35: Caesar the Hero

o   Ch. 36: The First Roman Prince

o   Ch. 37: The Beginning of Christianity

o   Ch. 38: The End of the Ancient Jewish Nation

o   Ch. 39: Rome and the Christians

o   Ch. 40: Rome Begins to Weaken

o   Ch. 41: The Attacking Barbarians

o   Ch. 42: The End of Rome


□  Other world history encyclopedia: __________________________________________________

□  ^Rotten Romans (Horrible Histories) by Terry Deary

□  A Street Through Time by Anne Millard

□  Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #14: Ancient Rome and Pompeii by Mary Pope Osborne

□  Pompeii: Lost and Found by Mary Pope Osborne

□  ^You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Roman Gladiator by John Malam

□  The Planet Gods: Myths and Facts About the Solar System by Jacqueline Mitton

□  Boudicca: Britain’s Queen of the Iceni by Laurel A. Rockefeller

□   Library Call Numbers: J 355.009 (Roman army), J 398.309 (Roman mythology), J 709.37 (Roman art), J 796.8 (gladiators), J 936.4 (ancient Celts), J 937 (ancient Rome), J 937.6 (Colosseum), J 937.7 (Pompeii), J Biographies (noteworthy individuals)

Activity Book(s)

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

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



□  Free lesson plans for Time Warp Trio: guide for Time Warp Trio #4: Your Mother Was a Neanderthal by Jon Scieszka:

□  Free discussion guide for The Lost Hero Book 1 by Rick Riordan:


□  Free activity ideas for Pompeii:

□  Free lesson plan on Ancient Rome:

□  Free general teaching ideas for use with the Horrible Histories series:

□  Free simple student page for You Wouldn’t Want To… books:

□  Free Irish history site for children:

□  Free history links about the Celts (including folk and fairy tales):

□  Register for PBS LearningMedia to gain free access to videos on various relevant topics.

□  Free eyewitness accounts of ancient history:


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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