Ancient Rome

And now on to ancient Rome!

The books that Sonlight uses in Core B that look to deal with ancient Rome are:
A Child’s History of the World
The Usborne Book of World History
Usborne Time Traveler
Roman Diary
Detectives in Togas
There might also be a bit in:
The Usborne Book of Houses and Homes
The Usborne Book of Peoples of the World

The books I’ll be adding for ancient Rome are:

Hands-on:
Usborne Sticker Dressing Long Ago (Megan Cullis)
Hands and Hearts History kit (http://handsnhearts.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=4#.UYRWtrXpa7w) This kit is for both Greece and Rome.

Read-alouds (some of these may work as readers):
History News: The Roman News (Andrew Langley)
A Triumph for Flavius (Caroline Snedeker, looks like a great transition from Greece to Rome)
Little Miriam of Galilee (Edith Martin, Biblical Roman history)
Out of Darkness (Alicia Peterson, Biblical Roman history)
Brave Cloelia (Livy)

Readers:
The Shepherd and the Racehorse (Blackaby)
The Torchbearer (Blackaby)
The Secret Warning (Blackaby)
The Blue Stone Plot (Blackaby)

If you’re doing Core B with an older child (8 or so) you might want to add these:
Rotten Romans (Terry Deary, Horrible Histories series)
Ruthless Romans (Terry Deary, Horrible Histories series)
City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction (David MacAulay)
Rome Antics (David MacAulay)

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