Reading List for Unit 4, Logic Stage

I still need to add page numbers for the encyclopedia.

Unit 4 Reading List: Logic Stage

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

Literature Options

□  ^Warrior Scarlet by Rosemary Sutcliff (early humans)

□  *The Aeneid for Boys and Girls by Alfred Church

□  ^Julius Caesar (Shakespeare Made Easy) by Alan Durband

□  *The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare

□  ^The Thieves of Ostia by Caroline Lawrence

□  ^The Pirates of Pompeii by Caroline Lawrence

□  ^The Assassins of Rome by Caroline Lawrence

□  ^The Colossus of Rhodes by Caroline Lawrence

□  ^Laughing Wolf by Nicholas Maes (time travel back to Rome)

□  ^Outcast by Rosemary Sutcliff

□  *^The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff

□  ^The Silver Branch by Rosemary Sutcliff

□  ^The Lantern Bearers by Rosemary Sutcliff

□  ^Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

History Options

□  KFHE:

□  HO1:  Part 3

o   Ch. 5: The Roman Republic

o   Ch. 6: Rome Rising and the Republic Challenged

o   Ch. 7: Days of Empire

o   Ch. 8: Judea and the Rise of Christianity

o   Ch. 9: The Spread of Christianity

o   Ch. 10: Rome on the Wane

o   Conclusion: The Enduring Legacy of the Classical World

□  SOSA:

o   Ch. 19: Rome Rules

o   Ch. 20: Longitude and Latitude plus Two Greek Mapmakers

o   Ch. 21: The Greatest

o   Ch. 22: A Saint Who Was No Scientist

□  Famous Men of Rome by John H. Haaren

□  ^Augustus Caesar’s World by Genevieve Foster

□  ^City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction by David Macaulay

□  ^Gladiator by Richard Watkins

□  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)

□  Life in Ancient Rome (Dover Coloring Book)

□  Spend the Day in Ancient Rome by Linda Honan



□  Free discussion guides for the historical novels of Rosemary Sutcliff:

□  Free study guide for Julius Caesar:

□  Free activity ideas for The Thieves of Ostia by Caroline Lawrence:

□  Free activity ideas for The Roman Mysteries series by Caroline Lawrence (scroll down):

□  Free teacher’s guide for The Laughing Wolf by Nicholas Maes (scroll down to download the free teacher’s guide):

□  Free background notes and analyses for Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs:


□  Free exam questions for August Caesar’s World by Genevieve Foster (scroll down to Term 2 and Term 3 History sections):

□  Free activity ideas for David Macaulay books (City, Pyramid, etc.):

□  Free discussion and activity guide about Gladiators:

□  Free site about Celtic history:

□  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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