Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Am I done yet?

So are you wondering if I am done with planning our history for next year? I am more or less done. I still haven't put books like The Usborne Encyclopedia of World History, The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia, Streams of Civilizations and DK Children's Encyclopedia of World History and other references.

Don't think like I said before that I am doing everything on my list. I just added all I could find so that if I feel in the mood to read a book we can or if I feel in the mood to see a movie we can. We will follow this outline though.

I had on the list of people others but took them off and am making one just for them on a music and art list and adding some fun things to do. So what do you think? Do you have any ideas? Do you see anything that I can improve on? Let me know what you think.

Late Renaissance-Early Modern (1600-1850)
Interactive 3-D Maps:American History by Donald M. Silver
History Pockets of Colonial America by Evan Moor

approx 4 weeks
The Mayflower(g96 11/22 24-27) Netflix:The Untold Story of the Mayflower
Native American cultures(g96 9/8 7-12)(g2/06 10-13) Netflix: American Indian Homelands
early American settlements
George Washington (1732-1799) Netflix: George Washington:American Revolutionary
Thomas Jefferson Netflix: Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
James Monroe

Pocahontas Netflix: Pocahontas Reveled..Nova
Squanto Netflix: Squanto:A Warrior's Tale
William Penn (1644-1718)
John Smith, Jamestown Netflix: National Geographic:Jamestown
Check library for these and other titles...Books to look for:Easy Make and Learn Projects The Pilgrams, the Mayflower and More by Scholastic;A Lion to Guard Us by Clyde Robert Bulla; Naya Nuki by Kenneth Thomasma; ...If you sailed on The Mayflower in 1620 and If You Lived In Colonial Times by Ann McGovern; George Washington's World by Genevieve Foster; Step into Reading George Washington and the General's Dog by Frank Murphy; Step into Reading Thomas Jefferson's Feast by Frank Murphy; George Washington by Ingri d'Aulaire; Pocahontas by Edgar d'Aulaire;Columbus by Ingri d'Aulaire; Getting to Know The U.S. Presidents James Madison by Mike Venezia; Step into Reading The True Story of Pocahontas by Lucille Rech Penner; Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrams by Clyde Robert Bulla; The World of Capt. John Smith by Genevieve Foster
Extra projects:make our own moccasins

approx 1 week
the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence 1776
books to look for:The American Revolution History Comes Alive, Teaching Units by Jacqueline Glasthal; If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution by Kay Moore; American Revolution(DK Eyewitness Books); American Revolution A companion to the Revolutionary War on Wednesday Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne; The Declaration of Independence by Sly Sobel J.D.

approx 1 week
Russia under Peter the Great and his successors(1672-1725)
books to look for:Peter the Great by Diane Stanley

approx 1 week
The Napoleonic Wars
approx 2 weeks
the siege of the Alamo Netflix:The Alamo (1960)
Daniel Boone
Davy Crockett
books to look for:The Boy In The Alamo by Margaret Cousins; Davy Crockett A Life on the Frontier by Stephen Krensky

approx 2 weeks
the Lewis and Clark expedition
Meriwether Lewis (g05 1/8 3)(1774-1809) and William Clark (1770-1838)
Sacagawea (c.1788-1812) Netflix: National Geographic Lewis & Clark
books to look for:Lewis and Clark for Kids by Janis Herbert;

approx 2 weeks
the California gold rush (g93 8/1 32)(1848) Netflix:American Experience:The Gold Rush Learning Through History, Westward-Ho, pg.37-51
books to look for:Stepping Stones Gold Rush Winter by Claire Rudolf Murphy
approx 1 week
the Constitution (g87 10/22 24-27) the Bill of Rights (g91 12/8 20-23)
books to look for:If You Were There when They Signed the Constitution by Elizabeth Levy
approx 1 week
Salem Village and the Witch Hysteria (g98 4/8 31)

approx 2 weeks
Slavery in the US (g01 9/8 20-21) Netflix: Prince Among Slaves, Underground Railroad, Race to Freedom:The Underground Railroad
books to look for:If You Traveled on the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine

approx 1 week
Louis XVI (1754-1793)
Marie Antoinette (1755-1793)
the War of 1812 Netflix: History Channel:The War of 1812

Don Quixote (abridged)
Oliver Twist
Treasure Island
Gulliver's Travels
Robinson Crusoe

List of people
Isaac Newton (1642-1715) w77 4/15 244-247
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)Step into Reading Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares by Frank Murphy; Benjamin Franklin by Ingri d'Aulaire
Catherine the Great (1729-1796)
Betsy Ross (1752-1836)
Captain James Cook (1768-1771)??? g95 3/22 12-15
Andrew Jackson
Paul Revere
Buffalo Bill book: Buffalo Bill by Ingri d'Aulaire g96 9/8 3-4
Sitting Bull book: Sitting Bull (All Aboard Reading) by Lucille Recht Penner

g71 5/22 13-16

approx 27-36 weeks in all

1 comment:

hsmomma said...

Looks good and sounds like fun! Hope you have a great time with your history.