Friday, January 9, 2009

Joan of Arc

Today, in 1431, Joan of Arc was put on trial for heresy and subsequently burned at the stake. 

Reading:
  • Online biography.
  • Quote: "Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King's daughter, I would have gone nevertheless."
  • Joan of Arc's trial (older readers).
  • Read Joan of Arc from Ten Girls from History.
Activities:
Other Fun stuff:
  • Joan of Arc made for TV movie.
  • Joan of Arc on horse action figure.
  • Your Story Hour, Vol. 7. Audiobook which includes story adventures of Joan of Arc, John Bunyan, Albert Schweitzer, George Mueller, Florence Nightingale, Clara Barton, Louis Pastuer, Sir Wilfred T. Grenfell, Dwight L. Moody, John Wanamaker, George W. Carver, and Keith Argraves.
  • Joan of Arc by Diane Stanley. Picture book for grades 4-7.
  • Sterling Silver St. Joan of Arc. "Pray for Us" pendant and chain with U.S. Marines on back. Also available for army, navy, air force and coast guard.

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