CHAPTER 20: THE IMPERIAL EAST
Emperor Chi'en-lung's Library
DIRECTION TO MY 3Gs WAS TO READ THESE LITTLE KID BOOKS OR NOT GET SCREEN TIME DURING THE SCHOOL WEEK. They read these books.
Ms. Frizzle's Adventures: Imperial China
George Washington by Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
Water Buffalo Days: Growing Up in Vietnam by Huynh Quang Nhuong
The Land of the Dragon
I used a coloring book about different historical periods in China to discuss the difference between the Ming and Qing dynasties. The examples were from a Dover Publications coloring book and showed the Manchu and Mongol influence on the Qing clothing styles in culture (A precursor to the craziness in France a couple chapters later).
But on the other side of the world: American history was addressed by the following sources...
Guerber Story of the Thirteen Colonies: Franklin, Washington, Ch. LV, Braddock’s Defeat,
Mara L. Pratt. American History Stories - II (Kindle Locations 6-14). Heritage History.
Causes of the Revolution, The Stamp Act, Behavior of the Colonists, Daughters of Liberty, The Boston Boys, A Brave Little Girl, The Boston Massacre, The Boston Tea-Party, Revolutionary Tea, The Patriotic Barber, Battle of Lexington, Paul Revere's Ride, Yankee Doodle, The Women at Lexington, Capture of Ticonderoga, Battle of Bunker Hill, General Warren, The March to Quebec, Washington and His Army, The Red-coats Leave Boston, Declaration of Independence
Withrow, Brandon; Withrow, Mindy (2007-11-01). Hearts and Hands (History Lives) (Kindle Locations 16-19). Christian Focus Publications. Kindle Edition.
Awakening Church Timeline, What was the Awakening Church? Jonathan Edwards: An inward sweet sense, Johann Sebastian Bach:Soli Deo Gloria, The Development of Church Music, John Wesley: My heart strangely warmed
CHESTER COMIX: VIRGINIA GEOGRAPHY Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle I created from the teacher guides on the website that are very helpful in discussing both the physical land characteristics of Virginia (a site for Revolutionary and Civil War battles) AND the cultural historical-geography of the area.