MOH3 Mystery of HistoryIII -

MOH3 – Mystery of History III

Here is a chronological list of additional resources for studying MOH3 (1455-1707).

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

High School suggestions: AH = American History; WL=World Literature; BL=British Literature

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

NR=No Review; *=Enjoyed; info=Information Given

YearMOH3 TopicFocus
1455 A.D.War of RosesShakespeare: Richard III
1464Italian RenaissanceShakespeare: The Merchant of Venice (after 1290 A.D.)
Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew
AHM/H – NR – Before Columbus: The Americas of 1491 by Charles C. Mann
(young reader’s version) (pre-1491 history)
M – *,NR – Children of the Longhouse by Joseph Bruchac
(late 1400s – Mohawk tribe)
1492Lorenzo the MagnificantShakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing (when Aragon ruled Sicily)
1503Leonardo da Vinci Paints the Mona LisaM/H – NR – Leonardo da Vinci: The Genius Who Defined the Renaissance by John Philips (National Geographic)
1519, 1531Cortes & Pizarro Conquistadors of SpainM/H – NR – The Seven Serpents Trilogy by Scott O’Dell
M/H – NR – The King’s Fifth by Scott O’Dell
1521Martin Luther & the Spread of the Protestant ReformationField Trip: Museum of the Bible
M/H – NR – The Monk Who Shook the World by Cyril Davey
1536William TyndaleField Trip: Museum of the Bible
BLH – NR – The Faerie Queene (Book 1) by Edmund Spenser
1558Elizabeth IM – * – Book Review: A Murder for Her Majesty
1592ShakespeareM – * – Book Review: The Shakespeare Stealer
Field Trip: American Shakespeare Center
E/M – Studying Shakespeare
E/M – Writing Ideas: Shakespeare
M – NR – The Samurai’s Tale by Erik C. Haugaard
(16th Century – Japan)
1605Cervantes writes Don QuixoteWLH – NR – Don Quixote by Cervantes
Translated by Walter Starkie or try….
Translated by Tobias Smollet
1607The Founding of JamestownM – NR – Blood on the River: James Town,1607 by Elisa Carbone
(AH)M/H – NR, * – Stink Alley by Jamie Gilson
(1614: Separatist refugees from England to Holland with William Brewster)
1620Pilgrims Land at New PlymouthAHM/H – NR – The Landing of the Pilgrims by James Daugherty
1630John Winthrop & PuritansM – Book Review: The Iron Peacock
1632Galileo GalileiM – NR – Along Came Galileo by Jeanne Bendick
16th-17th CenturiesJewish
Renaissance & Reformation
M – Book Review: Out of Many Waters (1654)
1654Blaise PascalM – NR – A Piece of the Mountain: The Story of Blaise Pascal by Joyce McPherson
WLH – NR – The Misanthrope by Moliere translated by Richard Wilbur (1666)
1667, 1678John Milton
& John Bunyan:
Puritan authors
of 17th Century
M – Book Review: Escape Across the Wide Sea (1686)
M/H – Book Review: Pilgrim’s Progress (1678)
BLH – NR – Paradise Lost by John Milton
M – NR – Madeline Takes Command by Ethel Claire Brill
(1692 Quebec: 14-year-old Madeline de Verchere commands family fort from Iroquois attack)