What We Are Reading ~ Unit 1

Here is a video of the books we are reading right now during unit 1 in our homeschool.  We school through a public charter school and they break the school year up into 6 units that are 6 weeks long.  This is the books for unit 1.

Here is the complete list of books and links.  Enjoy!

If You Lived at the Time of the Civil War

https://smile.amazon.com/You-Lived-Time-Civil-War/dp/0590454226/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980110&sr=8-1&keywords=if+you+lived+at+the+time+of+the+civil+war

Aesops Fables

https://smile.amazon.com/Classic-Treasury-Aesops-Fables/dp/0762428767/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980152&sr=8-1&keywords=aesops+fables

Johnny Appleseed, The Story of a Legend

https://smile.amazon.com/Johnny-Appleseed-Legend-Will-Moses/dp/0399231536/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980182&sr=8-1&keywords=will+moses+johnny+appleseed

Norman Rockwell, Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists

https://smile.amazon.com/Norman-Rockwell-Getting-Greatest-Artists/dp/0516271733/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980222&sr=8-1&keywords=norman+rockwell+mike+venezia

Unit study for Norman Rockwell

http://www.confessionsofahomeschooler.com/blog/2012/09/worlds-greatest-artists-vol-2.html

Ben Franklin and His First Kite

https://smile.amazon.com/Ben-Franklin-His-First-Kite/dp/0689849842/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980306&sr=8-1&keywords=ben+franklin+and+his+first+kite

Road Trip USA Geography Curriculum

http://www.confessionsofahomeschooler.com/u-s-geography

If You Lived in Colonial Times

https://smile.amazon.com/If-You-Lived-Colonial-Times/dp/059045160X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980372&sr=8-1&keywords=if+you+lived+in+colonial+times

Treasure Island, Classic Starts

https://smile.amazon.com/Classic-Starts%C2%99-Treasure-Island-Starts%E2%84%A2/dp/1402713185/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980393&sr=8-1&keywords=classic+starts+treasure+island

 

Treasure Island Unit Study

http://store.confessionsofahomeschooler.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=70_76_90&products_id=255

Nate the Great and Boring Beach Bag

https://smile.amazon.com/Nate-Great-Boring-Beach-Bag/dp/0440401682/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980441&sr=8-1&keywords=nate+the+great+and+the+boring+beach+bag

All About Reading, Level 2 (Queen Bee)

http://www.allaboutlearningpress.com/all-about-reading-level-2/

Paul Bunyan

https://smile.amazon.com/Paul-Bunyan-Reading-rainbow-book/dp/0688058000/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980499&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=paul+bunyan+steve+kellogg

Beauty and the Beast

https://smile.amazon.com/Beauty-Beast-Mahlon-F-Craft/dp/0060539194/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980524&sr=8-8&keywords=beauty+and+the+beast+book

King Midas

https://smile.amazon.com/King-Midas-Golden-Omar-Rayyan/dp/082341423X/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980547&sr=8-5&keywords=king+midas

The Legend of Bluebonnet

https://smile.amazon.com/Legend-Bluebonnet-Tomie-dePaola/dp/0698113594/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980574&sr=8-1&keywords=the+legend+of+bluebonnet

If you Traveled West in a Covered Wagon

https://smile.amazon.com/You-Traveled-West-Covered-Wagon/dp/0590451588/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980595&sr=8-1&keywords=if+you+traveled+west+in+a+covered+wagon

My America, Westward to Home, Joshua’s Diary

https://smile.amazon.com/My-America-Westward-Joshuas-Oregon/dp/0439112095/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980619&sr=8-1&keywords=my+american+westward+to+home

Twister on Tuesday, Magic Tree House #23

https://smile.amazon.com/Twister-Tuesday-Magic-Tree-House/dp/0679890696/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980651&sr=8-1&keywords=twister+on+tuesday

Into the West

https://smile.amazon.com/Into-West-Effects-Westward-Expansion/dp/1476534039/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980686&sr=8-1&keywords=into+the+west+terry+collins

How Would You Survive in the American West?

https://smile.amazon.com/How-Would-Survive-American-West/dp/0531153088/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980707&sr=8-1&keywords=how+would+you+survive+in+the+american+west

The Long Way Westward

https://smile.amazon.com/Long-Way-Westward-Read-Level/dp/0064441989/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980740&sr=8-1&keywords=the+long+way+westward

The Long Way to a New Land

https://smile.amazon.com/Long-Way-Land-Read-Level/dp/0064441008/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980758&sr=8-1&keywords=the+long+way+to+a+new+land

Dust For Dinner

https://smile.amazon.com/Dust-Dinner-Can-Read-Book/dp/006444225X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980777&sr=8-1&keywords=dust+for+dinner

Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express

https://smile.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-Pony-Express-Level/dp/0064442209/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980803&sr=8-1&keywords=buffalo+bill+and+the+pony+express

Finding Providence

https://smile.amazon.com/Finding-Providence-Story-Roger-Williams/dp/0064442160/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980831&sr=8-1&keywords=finding+providence

First Flight

https://smile.amazon.com/First-Flight-Story-Wright-Brothers/dp/0064442152/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980849&sr=8-1&keywords=first+flight

Little House in the Big Woods

https://smile.amazon.com/Little-House-Woods-Ingalls-Wilder/dp/0060581808/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980867&sr=8-1&keywords=little+house+in+the+big+woods

Little House on the Prairie

https://smile.amazon.com/Little-House-Prairie-No/dp/0064400026/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980888&sr=8-2&keywords=little+house+in+the+prairie

The Lewis and Clark Expedition

https://smile.amazon.com/Lewis-Clark-Expedition-Graphic-History/dp/0736896554/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1473980914&sr=8-8&keywords=the+lewis+and+clark+expedition

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