Yes, another homeschooling blog...

P'once a little time there was a girl. This girl grew up to be a Mamma to three little girls all very much like herself. And this little Mamma knew she just had to have a place of her own to keep all things home school right at her fingertips.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

The Ancients 1st Grade

Preparing for the fall...

Books to cover from the Ancients: 4000 B.C. - A.D. 400 
  • The Bible
  • Homer
    • Clement-Davies, David, Trajan Horse
    •  McCaughrean, Geraldine, The Odyssey
    •  Sutcliffe, Rosemary, Black Ships Before Troy
  • Greek and Roman Myths
    • Aliki, The Gods and Goddesses of Olympus
    •  Burleigh, Pandora 
    • Cerasini, Marc. A, Twelve Labors of Hercules
    •  Demi, King Midas
    •  Osborne, Mary Pope, Favorite Greek Myths
  • Aesop's Fables
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Egyptian myths
    • Fisher, Leonard, The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
  • Indian folktales
    • Ghose, Sudhin, Folk Tales and Fairy Stories from India
  • African folktales
    • Arkhurst, Joyce Cooper The Adventures of Spider
  • Confucius
  • Chinese and Japanese folktales
    • Bishop, Claire, The Five Chinese Brothers
  • Ancient Chinese and Japanese poetry
  • Cicero
  • Virgil
  • English, Irish, and Welsh fairy tales
    •  Stephens, James, Traditional Irish Fairy Tales 
    • Verniero, Joan C., One-hundred and One Celtic Read-Aloud Myths & Legends

Topics in Science:
  • Classification - Summer 2010
  • The Human Body - Fall 2010
  • Biology - Spring 2011

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