SOTW Readings/Activity
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CWH Readings/Activity



Activity Guide “History of my Family” “Dirty Dig”

King of the Golden City*

New Catholic Picture Bible pg. 9-15* Unit 1: Creation Noah’s Ark* Activity “Diorama of Creation-Pick a Day” Readings It’s Disgusting and We Ate It Chapter 1 The Earliest People The First Dog Activity Guide “Make a Cave Painting” “ Make Prehistoric Game Bag” Readings Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile The Ancient Egyptians Activity Guide “White Crown of Upper Egypt” “Shepherd’s Crook” Activity Guide “Cuneiform Tablets” “Hieroglyphic Scroll” Readings Mummies Made in Egypt (DVD)

Chapter 2 Egyptians Lived on the Nile River

Chapter 3 The First Writing Chapter 4 The Old Kingdom of

I am the Mummy HebNefert Egypt Activity Guide “Chicken Mummy” Readings Chapter 5 The First Sumerian Dictator The Three Princes: A Tale From the Middle East Activity Guide “Sumerian Seal” Readings Dance, Sing, Remember: A Celebration of Jewish Holidays Activity Guide “Joseph’s Coat” “Comic Book” “Word Search” Readings Chapter 7 Hammurabi and the Babylonians The Tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Activity Guide “Law Code Stele” “Ziggurat Temple” Chapter 8 The Assyrians Chapter 9 The First Cities of India Chapter 10 The Far East: Ancient China New Catholic Picture Bible pg. 16-27 Old Testament Days: An Activity Guide*

Chapter 6 The Jewish People

Unit 2: Patriarchs

Activity Guide “Make own Fairy Tale” Readings Exploration into India One Grain of Rice Activity Guide “Mohenjo-Daro Dwelling” Readings Ancient China Activity Guide

“Ming Bowl” “Pictograms” Readings Great African Kingdoms Chapter 11 Ancient Africa Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti Activity Guide “Anansi the Spider” “African Feast” Readings Chapter 12 The Middle Kingdom of Egypt The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt Temple Cat Activity Guide “Monkey Doll” “Golden Bracelet” Readings Chapter 13 The New Kingdom of Egypt Unit 3: Israel in Egypt Tut, Tut (The Time Warp Trio) Activity Guide “Hatsheput’s Monument” “Egyptian Death Mask” Activity Guide Chapter 14 The Israelites Leave Egypt Unit 4: Conquest of Canaan “Baby Moses’s Basket” “Red Sea Diorama” Readings Chapter 15 The Phoenicians In Search of a Homeland: The Story of the Aeneid Activity Guide “Pretend Colored Glass” Unit 6: The United Kingdom “Make Pita Bread” Readings The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor New Catholic Picture Bible pg.48-53 Old Testament Days: An Activity Guide* New Catholic Picture Bible pg.54-73 Old Testament Days: An New Catholic Picture Bible pg.28-41 Tut’s Mummy The Great Pyramid Old Testament Days: An Activity Guide* New Catholic Picture Bible pg.42-47 Exodus Old Testament Days: An Activity Guide* Usborne Time Traveler: Pharaohs & Pyramids*

Unit 5: The Judges

Chapter 16 The Return of Assyria

Illustrated Jewish Bible for Children Activity Guide “Assyrian Siege Tower” “Book for Asurbanipal’s Library” Activity Guide*

Readings Chapter 17 Babylon Takes Over Again The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 1001 Arabian Nights Activity Guide “Babylonian Mountain Garden” D’Aulaire’s Greek Myths Chapter 18 Life in Early Crete Activity Guide “Build a Minoan Ship” “Erupting Volcano” Readings Growing Up in Ancient Greece Chapter 19 The Early Greeks D’Aulaire’s Greek Myths Activity Guide “Mycenaean Helmet & Shield” “Realistic Greek Vase” Readings The Wanderings of Odysseus: the Story of the Odyssey Activity Guide “Olympic Wreath” “Olympic Games/Greek Feast Party” Readings Chapter 21 The Medes and the Persians Chapter 22 Sparta and Unit 8: The Exile Esther’s Story Activity Guide “Persian Ruler’s Silver Plate” Readings Spend the Day in Ancient New Catholic Picture Bible pg.74-83 Greek Myths (CD) Old Testament Days: An Activity Guide*

Chapter 20 Greece Gets Civilized Again

Unit 7: The Divided Kingdom

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth The Trojan Horse or How the Greeks Won the War Old Testament Days: An Activity Guide*


Greece! Projects and Activities That Bring the Past to Life Activity Guide “Greek Clothes” Readings The Gods and Goddesses of Olympus

Chapter 23 The Greek Gods

Max and Ruby’s First Greek Myth: Pandora’s Box Max and Ruby’s Midas: Another Greek Myth Activity Guide “Golden Apple” Readings The Aesop for Children

Chapter 24 The Wars of the Greeks

Apollo & Daphne: Masterpieces of Greek Mythology Activity Guide “Athenian Coins”

Aesop’s Fables Coloring Book*

Readings Chapter 25 Alexander the Great Unit 9: The Return Alexander the Great: the Greatest Ruler of the Ancient World Activity Guide “Pharos Lighthouse” Readings The Incas Life in Ancient Mexico Coloring Book* Chapter 26 The People of the Americas Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children Activity Guide “Native American Headband” “Sand Painting” Chapter 27 The Rise of Rome “Navajo Fry Bread” Readings The Etruscans Readings Gladiator Chapter 28 The Roman Empire See You Later, Gladiator (Time Warp Trio) Classic Myths to Read Aloud Activity Guide “Roman Archway and Aqueduct” Chapter 29 Rome’s War with Carthage Chapter 30 Activity Guide “Cuff Bracelet” “Coin Ring” Readings

Usborne Time Traveler: Rome & Romans* Classical Kids: An Activity Guide* Jewish Holiday Stories (CD)* Old Testament Days: An Activity Guide*

I Once Was a Monkey: Stories Buddha Told The Aryans of India My Friend’s Beliefs: A Young Reader’s Guide to World Religions Activity Guide Chapter 31 The Mauryan Empire of India “Make a Rakhi” Readings The Monkey and the Crocodile: A Jataka Tale from India Readings The Ch’I-Lin Purse: A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories The Great Wall Activity Guide “Making Paper” Readings The Empty Pot The Greatest Power Readings A Pirate’s Life for Me Great Pirate Activity Book Who Were The Romans?** Activity Guide “Roman Mosaic” “Crown of Leaves” Readings Chapter 35 Caesar the Hero Unit 10: The Maccabean Revolt Cleopatra: The Queen of Kings Activity Guide “Make Caesar’s Flag” “Mint Your Own Coins” Readings Classical Kids: An Activity Guide* Jewish Holiday Stories (CD)*

Chapter 32 China: Writing and the Qin

Chapter 33 Confucius

Chapter 34 The Rise of Julius Caesar

Chapter 36

The First Roman Prince

Augustus Caesar’s World Activity Guide “Roman Toga” Readings The Parables of Jesus The Miracles of Jesus Activity Guide “Mosaic Cross” Readings

Chapter 37 The Beginning of Christianity

Chapter 38 The End of the Ancient Jewish Nation

Festival of Lights: The Story of Hanukah Miriam’s Cup: A Passover Story Activity Guide “Make Dreidel” Readings I Wonder Why Romans Wore Togas? And Other Questions About Ancient Rome Pompeii…Buried Alive Activity Guide “Salt Dough Map of Italy” “Secret Symbol” Readings

Chapter 39 Rome and the Christians

Chapter 40 Rome Begins to Weaken

One Hundred and One Celtic Read-Aloud Myths and Legends Activity Guide “Celtic Feast” Activity Guide “Barbarian Bracelets” “Reassemble a Roman Pot” Readings Ancient Rome: See Through History

Chapter 41 The Attaching Barbarians Chapter 42 The End of Rome

Ancient Rome: History Beneath Your Feet Activity Guide “Roman Feast”