MOH2 Mystery of History II -

MOH2 – Mystery of History II

Here is a chronological list of additional resources for studying MOH2 (c. 29 A.D. – 1456)

Check back – we will update these lists as we gather more information.

High School Suggestions: WL = World Literature; BL=British Literature

E=Elementary; M=Middle Grades (4/5th-8th); H=High School

NR=No Review; *=Enjoyed; info=information given

YearMOH2 TopicFocus
Shakespeare: Cymbeline
(c. 10-14AD King of England)
37-68ADNero(M)/H – NR – The Ides of April by Mary Ray
(62AD – Rome)
66-73ADMasada(M)/H – NR – Beyond the Desert Gate by Mary Ray
(70AD – Palestine) (Sequel to The Ides of April)
100BC-75ADDead Sea ScrollsField Trip: Museum of the Bible
79ADThe Buried City of PompeiiM – NR – I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD79 by Lauren Tarshis
M – NR – Galen and the Gateway to Medicine by Jeanne Bendick (born 129AD)
M/H – NR – The Silver Branch by Rosemary Sutcliff
(Roman Britain)
382-405 A.D.VulgateField Trip: Museum of the Bible
WL/BLShakespeare: King Lear
(pre-Christian England)
389-461St. PatrickM/H – NR – Flame Over Tara by Medline Pollard
(432AD – Ireland)
503King Arthur and
the Knights of the Round Table
M/H – *, NR – Black Horses for the King by Anne McCaffrey
M – NR – King Arthur: Tales from the Round Table by Andrew Lang
M/H – NR – The Shining Company by Rosemary Sutcliff
(600AD – Britain)
The Epic of BeowulfBLH – NR – Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney
768CharlemagneM – NR – Son of Charlemagne by Barbara Willard
c. 800-1100The Vikings: Their Families, Their Homes, and Their FaithE/M – NR – A Viking Town by Fiona MacDonald
871Alfred the Great, King of England(M)/H – NR – King Alfred’s Daughter: The Lady of the Mercians by Marjory A Grieser
c. 1003Leif Ericsson discovers America(M)/H – **, NR – God’s Daughter by Heather Day Gilbert
1040Macbeth, King of ScotlandShakespeare: Macbeth
1040El Cid, a Spanish HeroM – NR – Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska
1154Eleanor of Aquitaine, The Queen of Two NationsM/H – NR – A Proud Taste for Scarlet & Miniver by E.L. Konigsburg
M – NR – The Hidden Treasure of Glaston by Eleanore Myers Jewett
(1171AD – England)
M – *,NR – A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park
(12th century – Korea)
M/H – NR – Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
(1290AD – 14yr girl diary)
M/H – *,NR – The Ramsey Scallop by Frances Temple
(1299AD – pilgrimage to Santiago, Spain)
M/H – *,NR – The Beduin’s Gazelle by Frances Temple
(1302AD – desert among nomadic tribes)
1318Dante Alighieri, Poet of the Middle AgesWLH – NR – Inferno by Dante translated by Allen Mandelbaum
Shakespeare: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
(1300-1499 A.D.)
Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet
(M)/H – *, NR – The Hawk and the Dove by Penelope Wilcox
(14th Century – Yorkshire – monastic life)
(M)/H – NR – The Wounds of God by Penelope Wilcox
(sequel to The Hawk and the Dove)
1348Black Death of EuropeShakespeare: All’s Well that End’s Well
(women isolate to escape the plague)
1368-1644Ming DynastyMovie Review: The Royal Tailor
BLH – NR – Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
(c. 1375-1400 – written legend about King Arthur)
M/H – *,NR – Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi
(1377AD – England)
E/M – *,NR – Marguerite Makes a Book by Bruce Robertson
(1400s – Paris: Illuminating Manuscripts)
1387Geoffrey Chaucer & The Canterbury TalesBLH – NR – Canterbury Tales by Chaucer edited by Jill Mann
1431The Life & Death of Joan of ArcM/H – NR – Joan of Arc: The Teenager Who Saved Her Nation by Philip Wilkinson (National Geographic)
1456GutenbergField Trip: Museum of the Bible