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ILL Part 3 Resource List

Lesson 7 – The Gleaners
Information on Millet
A more thorough picture study

Lesson 12, 30, 48 – Debate
Debate Sheet PDF

Lesson 18 – Michael Angelo
MaryEllen’s writing on David Website

Lesson 22 – Down To Sleep
Author Bio on Helen Hunt Website
Down to Sleep - Full Poem Website

Lesson 25 - Coal
Coal Mining Website
Coal Website
Coal areas in the USA Website

Lesson 27 – Electricity
Early Electricity Website – might or might not help with the lesson, but I found it interesting on the progression of lighting in the home.

Lesson 28 – Railway Train
How Steam Trains Work Website with short video

Lesson 33 – Railroads
Amtrak Wikipedia Website

Lesson 34 – The Breaking Wave
Additional ocean poems Website

Lesson 38 – Bird’s Nests
All About Birds Website

Lesson 40 – Biography of an Oriole
Information on the Boston Oriole Website

Lesson 49 – The Horse Fair
Bio of Rosa Bonheur Website
About the picture Website

Lesson 51 – Composition
Ten Tips For Taking Care of Your Dog Website

Lesson 72 – Samuel Morse
History of the Telegraph Website
Telegram Passes Into History Website
Samuel Morse The Telegraph Video

Lesson 73 – Telegrams
Morse Code Machine Website

Lesson 79 – The Flag Goes By
Meaning of the flag Website (includes more thoughtful questions)
Henry H. Bennett biography Website

Lesson 81 – The Soldier
Uniforms of the USA Armed Forces Website
Army Officer Ranks Website

Lesson 82 – A Man Without A Country
A Man Without A Country by Edward Everett Hale

Lesson 84 – The Flag
American Flag Lapbook – Free on my website, Cynce’s Place

Lesson 85 – Conversation
Governor’s Duties Website

Lesson 87 – Columbus Poem
Short bio on Joaquin Miller Website

Lesson 92 – Letter Writing
Business Letter Styles Website

Lesson 96 – Daffodils
Short Bio on William Wordsworth Website

Lesson 99
Author bio and insight on the poem.

Lesson 101 – Conversation
Aesop Fables Website

Lesson 105 – Selection For Study
Read the full poem Website
Where Does Our Trash Go Video




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Resources for Intermediate Language Lessons Part 2

General Resources
Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock

Lessons 7 – The Body
The Anatomy Coloring Book by Wynn Kapit, Lawrence M. Elson
Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology by Jeannie Fulbright
Human Anatomy in Full Color by John Green
Anatomy Lapbook

Lessons 8 – Debate
Debate Sheet Website
50 Debate Prompts For Kids by Michael S. Dahlie, Patrick Daley

Lesson 9 – Letter Writing Review
Friendly Letter Basics Website

Lesson 11 – Departure of the Pilgrims
The Pilgrims of Plimoth by Marcia Sewall
The Landing of the Pilgrims by James Daugherty

Lesson 16 – Cud Chewers
Beautiful Cows by Val Porter, Jeremy Hopley and Andrew Perris
Facts About Cows Website

Lesson 17 – The Deer Family
Deer World by Dave Taylor
Facts About Deer Website

Lesson 28 – Ships of the Air
About Airships Website
How Airships Work Website
Transatlantic Airships: An Illustrated History by John Christopher
Hot Air Balloons Website
How Hot Air Balloons Work Website

Lesson 54 & 64 – Trees
Trees: A Visual Guide by Tony Rodd
The Tree Book For Kids And Their Grownups by Gina Ingoglia

Lesson 70 The Post Office
History of Special Delivery Website

Lesson 78 – Old Ironsides
The USS Constitution Website

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Resources for Intermediate Language Lessons Part 1

General Resources
Handbook of Nature Study

Lesson 15 -16 - Birds
Everything Bird: What Kids Really Want to Know about Birds by Cherie Winner
All About Birds – Website
How To Draw Birds In Simple Steps – Polly Pinder

Lesson 18 – The Red-Headed Woodpecker
Red-Headed Woodpecker – Website

Lesson 22 – 23 - Indians
Any of the If You Lived… on Indians will work.

Lesson 25 – 26 – Helen Keller
Helen Keller (Scholastic) by Margaret Davidson & Wendy Watson
Helen Keller: From Tragedy to Triumph by Katherine Wilkie & Robert Doremus
Helen Keller – Website
Learn Sign Language – Website
Helen Keller Lapbook
The Miracle Worker - Movie

Lesson 32 - Fruits
Fruits  by Louise Spilsbury

Lesson 36 – The Farmer
A Day in the Life of a Farmer by Heather Adamson
If You Were a Farmer By Virginia Schomp

Lesson 40
Songs from the Loom: A Navajo Girl Learns to Weave by Monty Roessel
Process of printing - Website

Lesson 44 – The Cat Family
Know Your Cat by Bruce Fogle
Draw 50 Cats by Lee J. Ames

Lesson 65 - 67 – The Village Blacksmith/Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
See a demonstration in an old time Blacksmith Shop - Video

Lesson 69 – Clothing
Food and Clothing by Daniel Gilpin

Lesson 70 – Cotton
Working Cotton by Sherley Anne Williams
Up Before Daybreak: Cotton And People In America by Deborah Hopkinson
The Cotton Gin (Inventions That Shaped the World) by Nancy Robinson Masters
The Biography of Cotton by Carrie Gleason
From Cotton to T-Shirt by Robin Nelson

Lesson 78 – The Dog Family
The New Encyclopedia of the Dog by Bruce Fogle
Draw 50 Dogs by Lee J. Ames

Lesson 94 – Gnawers or Rodents
About Rodents: A Guide for Children by Cathryn Sill
Rodents of the World by David Alderton and Bruce Tanner
Welcome to the World of Squirrels by Diane Swanson
Squirrels: The Animal Answer Guide Richard W. Thorington Jr.

Lesson 96 – Money
Money (DK Eyewitness Books) by Joe Cribb
The Story of Money by Betsy Maestro and Giulio Maestro