The Reformation




England in Transition

The Enlightenment


The French Revolution



19th Century Europe, "The Road to WW I"



WWI


Russian Revolution


WWI & RR Study Guide


The 1930's



WWII



Final Review



Western Civilization Extra Credit Reading Options:

You may chose to read any of the following books for extra credit. Once you have completed the book, you can schedule a time to take a quiz that will be 8- 10 multiple choice questions and 2-3 short answer questions. These quizzes are not intended to trick you, but for you to prove that you actually read and focused on the book.
Each book you read will add 1-2 points toward your third or fourth quarter grade. You may read 1 book per quarter.

Following is the list of approved books and the number of points the quiz for that book is worth.
1) “Soldier Boys” by Dean Hughes
a. Suggested for male readers
b. Approximately 240 pages
c. Topic: World War II as seen through the eyes of a teenage German soldier and teenage American soldier


d. Quarter Points: 1


2) “Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944” by Stephen E. Ambrose
a. Suggested for male readers
b. Approximately 200 pages
c. Topic: D-Day, World War II

d. Quarter Points: 1


3) “Sarah’s Key” by Tatiana de Rosnay
a. Suggested for female readers
b. Approximately 200 pages
c. Topic: A ten year old French girl sent to a containment camp during the Nazi occupation of France during World War II, tries to understand her life as an adult
d. Quarter Points: 1

4) "The Other Boleyn Girl" by Phillipa Gregory
a. Suggested for female readers
b. Approximately 672 pages
c. Topic: Henry VIII and the start of the Reformation in England
d. Quarter Points: 2

5) "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown
a. Suggested for ALL readers
b. Approximately 597 pages
c. Topic: Modern day mystery spurred by Renaissance artist Leonardo Da Vinci
d. Quarter Points: 2