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AO Year 5 - Schedule - AmblesideOnline.org

AmblesideOnline Year 5:
36-Week Schedule



As a help for scheduling Year Five of AmblesideOnline's curriculum, we are pleased to offer printable charts, the weekly assignments in list form below, or families may choose to use a modification of either for their own personal use. However, please see Our Fair Use Policy before sharing any part of the curriculum.

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(Printable chart schedules include details for all three terms)

Daily Work:

Copywork (penmanship)
Math
Suggested Additional Books
for Free Reading

(Books w/ asterisks pertain to term's historical studies)
Weekly Work:

Outdoor Nature Study
Picture Study
Composer Study
Hymn and Folksong
Handicrafts
A Shakespeare play,
(spread over each term)
One of Plutarch's Lives,
(spread over each term)
Foreign language
Little Women
A Christmas Carol
Tanglewood Tales
Captains Courageous
Puck of Pook's Hill
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Prince and the Pauper
Treasure Island
Lad: A Dog
The Treasure Seekers
The Wouldbegoods
Anne of Green Gables
Little Town on the Prairie
The Long Winter
These Happy Golden Years
The First Four Years
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Hans Brinker
Michael Faraday, Father of Electronics
*Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
**Rifles for Watie
**Across Five Aprils
***Rilla of Ingleside
***Falcons of France
***Goodbye Mr. Chips
The Story of My Life

The following weekly readings should be broken up into daily readings in whatever way works best for your family.

Correspond history readings with a timeline or century book and map. This PR article on Book of Centuries, as well as other PR articles about history, may be helpful. Foreign language should also be done.

Week 1
Bible (OT): 1 Sam. 9; 10:17-27; 11; 14:24-46; 15 ("Saul's Coronation;" passage titles are from J. Paterson Smyth's commentary and are included to provide focus for the parent. AO is not scheduling Smyth's commentaries. You may use them, but they reflect doctrine from their era and may not be suitable for every family.)
Bible (NT): Luke 2:1-17 ("How the Christ-Child Came")
This Country of Ours ch 64. Washington First in War, First in Peace (long chapter; plan accordingly)
Abraham Lincoln's World: 1809 pg ix-x, Napoleon pg 5-8, The Next Emperor pg 9-10, Because of England and Napoleon pg 11--14, Young Creoles of Venezuela pg 15-18 (For those who prefer to use a book they already have, or want more reading, this time period is covered briefly in: Story of Mankind ch 53-56 Napoleon, 1804; Holy Alliance; The Great Reaction; 1860, National Independence, 1791-1871, Age of the Engine, stone age 1878 OR Child's History of the World ch 77-78 (ch 73 in 1st edition)
Trial and Triumph ch 36. William Carey Father of Modern Missions (1761-1834) pg. 219
Of Courage Undaunted (Across the Continent with Lewis and Clark) pg 13-20
Halliburton The Occident ch 1. A Marvelous Bridge OR Explore the Holy Land, Turkey, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 1, 2
Wild Animals I Have Known: Note Reader, Lobo Part I
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 1, What is Made from the Blood (teeth, tears, etc) [or, in the 2002 edition, 1. What is Made from Blood? part a]
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 8 Madam How's Two Grandsons from beginning to "beautiful work than he has ever yet done in the world." (pg 141-145 in the Yesterday's Classics reprint)
Story of Inventions ch 1: James Watt and the Invention of the Steam Engine - Captured by Steam (pgs 1-10)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Measurements, Measuring Devices p. 17, 18
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Part I, The Winning of Kinghood, ch. 1 and 2 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 1 ch 1 The Two Swords, ch 2 Balyn and Balan
Age of Fable ch 15 The Graeae, Perseus and Medusa, Perseus and Atlas
This term, focus on explaining and teaching the following geography concept(s): Land forms such as continent, island (archipelago), mountain, hill, isthmus (neck), mainland, peninsula, cape, plain, prairie, shore, forest, field, plain, tundra, desert, oasis. Bodies of water such as brook, creek (stream), river, pond, lake (inlet, outlet), sea, ocean, cove, bay, gulf, strait

Week 2
Bible (OT): 1 Sam. 16:14; 18:1-15; 28:3-25; and 1 Sam. 31 ("Saul's Gloomy End")
Bible (NT): Luke 2:40-52 ("Early Days")
This Country of Ours ch 65. Adams - How He Kept Peace With France
Abraham Lincoln's World: Ships and Trops and Businessmen pg 18-22, Tecumseh The Falling Star pg 23-24, Sam Houston Becomes The Raven pg 25-27, The Year 1812 in North America pg 28-31
Of Courage Undaunted pg 20-31
Halliburton ch 2. The Golden Gate OR Explore the Holy Land, Turkey, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 3, 4
Wild Animals I Have Known: Lobo Part II
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 2, How the Blood is Made [or, in the 2002 edition, the next part of the chapter, How the Blood is Made]
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 8 Madam How's Two Grandsons from "So now Analysis has got the upper hand" to "believe that he understands what he says." (pg 145-148)
Story of Inventions ch 1 cont: Finding the Trouble - end of chapter (pgs 11-24)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Centripetal Force, The Salad Spinner p. 21
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Part I The Winning of Kinghood, ch. 3, Part II The Winning of a Sword, ch. 1 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 1 ch 3 First Quest of Round Table, ch 4 Magic of Nimue/Morgana le Fay
Age of Fable ch 15 The Sea Monster, the wedding feast

Week 3
Bible (NT): Matt 3:1-4:12 ("The Baptism and Temptation")
This Country of Ours ch 66. Jefferson - How the Territory of the United States Was Doubled
Abraham Lincoln's World: 1812 in South America pg 32-35, To Moscow and Return pg 36-38, Don't Give Up the Ship pg 39-40, Andrew Jackson the Indian Fighter pg 41-44
Of Courage Undaunted pg 33-49
Halliburton ch 3. The Highest Waterfall, 4. The Deepest Canyon OR Explore the Holy Land, Turkey, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 5
Wild Animals I Have Known: Lobo Part III
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 3, Mother Earth [or, in the 2002 edition, 1. The Dust of the Earth]
Story of Inventions ch 2: Robert Fulton and the Invention of the Steamboat - Fulton's Early Life pgs 25-36)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 8 Madam How's Two Grandsons from "Why?" "Think now.." to "every time you breathe." (pg 148-151)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: ch. 3, The Screw, p. 24
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Part II, The Winning of a Sword, ch. 2 and 3 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 2 ch 1 Sir Gawain and Green Knight, ch 2 First Quest of Sir Launcelot
Age of Fable ch 16 Monsters, The Sphinx

Week 4
Bible (OT): 1 Sam. 16:1-13 and 1 Sam. 17 ("David--His Youth")
Bible (NT): John 1:35-51 ("The First Disciples")
This Country of Ours ch 67. Jefferson - How the Door Into the Far West Was Opened
Abraham Lincoln's World: A Boy and a Fish pg 44, Napoleon Defeated pg 45-48, The Very Young William Gladstone pg 48-50, Just Before and After the End pg 51-55
Trial and Triumph ch 37. David Livingstone Missionary Explorer (1813-1873) pg. 227
Of Courage Undaunted pg 50-61
Halliburton ch 5. The Greatest Dam (YouTube), 6. Niagara OR Explore the Holy Land, Turkey, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 6, 7
Wild Animals I Have Known: Silverspot Part I
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 4, The Stomach and the Teeth [or, in the 2002 edition, 2. The Stomach and the Teeth]
Story of Inventions ch 2 cont: Studying Art in London - Experimenting with Steamboats (pgs 37-45)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 8 Madam How's Two Grandsons from "Well; that is very curious." to "right way, in which Madam How made it." (pg 151-154)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Levers, The Piercing Can Opener p. 27, 28
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Part III, The Winning of a Queen, ch. 1 and 2 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 2 ch 3 Sir Gareth, or Knight of the Kitchen, ch 4 Tristram and the Fair Iseult
Age of Fable ch 16 Pegasus and the Chimaera, the Centaurus, the Pygmies, the Gryphon

Week 5
Bible (OT): 1 Sam. 18:1; 1 Sam. 20; 1 Sam. 23:14-19 ("David and Jonathan")
Bible (NT): John 2:1-12 ("The Wedding in Cana of Galilee")
This Country of Ours ch 68. Jefferson - About an American Who Wanted To Be a King
Abraham Lincoln's World: Back to the Kings Again pg 56-60, Trails to the West pg 65-66, Abe Goes to Indiana pg 67-70, Robert Lee of Virginia pg 71-73
Of Courage Undaunted pg 63-77
Halliburton ch 7. New York, 8. Washington OR Explore the Holy Land, Turkey, ch 3 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 8, 9
Wild Animals I Have Known: Silverspot, Part II
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 5, More About the Teeth [or, in the 2002 edition, 2. More About Teeth]
Story of Inventions ch 2 cont: Building the Clermont - end of chapter (pgs 46-54)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 8 Madam How's Two Grandsons from "And what was that?" to "forming at the bottom of the sea." (pg 154-158)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Food Tongs, p. 29
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Part III, The Winning of a Queen, ch. 3 and 4 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 2 ch 5 Geraint and Enid, ch 6 Sir Gawain and Lady Ragnell
Age of Fable ch 17 The Golden Fleece

Week 6
Bible (NT): John 2:12-23 ("The Wrath of the Lamb")
This Country of Ours ch 69. Madison - The Shooting Star And the Prophet
Abraham Lincoln's World: Harriet Beecher, the Preacher's Child pg 73-75, What About Missouri? pg 76-78, Steamboats and the Law pg 79-81, Kit Rides to Santa Fe pg 82-83
Of Courage Undaunted pg 79-86
Halliburton ch 9. Fort Jefferson, 10. Popocatepetl OR Explore the Holy Land, Turkey, ch 3 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 10, 11
Wild Animals I Have Known: Silverspot, Part III
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 6, The Circulation of the Blood [or, in the 2002 edition, 3. The Circulation of Blood]
Story of Inventions - Nothing scheduled this week
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 8 Madam How's Two Grandsons from "And what are Pteropods?" to end of chapter (pg 158-161)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The Garlic Press, The Hand-held Can Openers p. 30
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Part III, The Winning of a Queen, ch. 5 and 6 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 2 ch 7 Sir Percivale of Wales, ch 8 Story of Launcelot and Elaine
Age of Fable ch 17 Medea and Aeson

Week 7
Bible (OT): 1 Sam. 21; 22:1-5; 23; 24; 2 Sam. 1; Psalms 7 and 11, if desired ("The Outlaw")
Bible (NT): John 3:22-30, 4:1-4 ("How Jesus Came to Galilee")
This Country of Ours ch 70. Madison - War With Great Britain (longish chapter; plan accordingly)
Abraham Lincoln's World: Benito Juarez A Boy of Mexico pg 84-87, Toda America Es Mi Patria pg 88-91, Citizens of the World pg 92-94, Victoria Is Born pg 95
Of Courage Undaunted pg 86-98
Halliburton ch 11. The Rain God's City, 12. Christophe's Castle OR Explore the Holy Land, Israel, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 12, 13
Wild Animals I Have Known: Raggylug Intro, Part I and II
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 7, Breathing [or, in the 2002 edition, 3. Breathing]
Story of Inventions ch 3: George Stephenson and the Invention of the Locomotive - The First Railroads and Locomotives (pgs 55-68)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 9 The Coral-Reef from beginning to "old guess is actual fact and true." (pg 162-166)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Bottle-cap Opener, p. 32
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: The Three Worthies: Prologue and Merlin ch. 1, 2, and 3 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 3 ch 1 Holy Grail Came to Camelot, ch 2 First Adventures of Sir Galahad
Age of Fable ch 18 Meleager

Week 8
Bible (OT): 2 Sam. 2:1-8; 3:32-36; 5:1-12; Psalm 24, see also 1 Chron. 15 ("David as King")
Bible (NT): Mark 1:14-21 ("The Call of the Four Fishermen")
This Country of Ours ch 71. Monroe - The First Whispers of a Storm - Monroe's Famous Doctrine
Abraham Lincoln's World: Hard Times and Bad Kings pg 96-98, Victoria Who Was She? pg 99-101, Charles Dickens Or David Copperfield pg 102-104, Wild Turkeys and Waste Time pg 105-107
Trial and Triumph ch 38. John Paton Witness to the Cannibals (1824-1907) pg. 233
Of Courage Undaunted pg 100-111
Halliburton ch 13. The Panama Canal, 14. The Angel Architects OR Explore the Holy Land, Israel, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 14, 15
Wild Animals I Have Known: Raggylug, Part III
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 8, Brain and Nerves [or, in the 2002 edition, 3. The Brain and Nerves]
Story of Inventions ch 3 cont: Stephenson's First Locomotive - end of chapter 69-82)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 9 The Coral-Reef from "But what are these curious sea-creatures called" to "teased her till she was quite angry." (pg 166-171)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Jar and Bottle Opener, p. 33
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Merlin ch. 4 and conclusion, Pellias ch. 1 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 3 ch 3 Adventure of Sir Percivale, ch 4 Adventures of Sir Bors de Gannis
Age of Fable ch 18 Atalanta

Week 9
Bible (NT): Mark 1:21-45 ("The First Sabbath in Capernaum")
This Country of Ours ch 72. Adams - The Tariff of Abominations
Abraham Lincoln's World: The Story of Brazil pg 108-111, The Drama of Greece pg 112-114, Ulysses Grant Named and Renamed pg 115-117, Railroads Are Here pg 118-120
Of Courage Undaunted pg 111-123
Halliburton ch 15. Iguaza Falls, 16. The River of January OR Explore the Holy Land, Israel, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 16, 17
Wild Animals I Have Known: Raggylug, Part IV and V
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 9, How the Mind Gets Knowledge [or, in the 2002 edition, skip this week]
Story of Inventions ch 4: Invention of the Electric Engine and Electric Locomotive - The Electromagnet (pgs 83-92)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 9 The Coral-Reef from "Then he was very lucky that she did not" to "such as this stone is partly made of." (pg 171-174)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The Two-armed Nutcracker, The Egg Slicer p. 34
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Pellias ch. 2 and 3 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 3 ch 5 Adventures of Sir Launcelot, ch 6 Launcelot and Gawain Came to Carbonek
Age of Fable ch 19 Hercules spend 2 weeks as needed

Week 10
Bible (OT): 2 Sam. 11; 12:1-15; and Psalm 51 ("The Fall of David")
Bible (NT): Luke 4:16-31; Mark 6:1-7 ("Rejected in His Home Town")
This Country of Ours ch 73. Jackson - "Liberty And Union, Now And Forever" - Van Buren - Hard Times
Abraham Lincoln's World: A Three Day Revolution pg 121-122, Young Patriots of Italy pg 123-126, A Bloodless Revolution pg 127-128, Union and Liberty pg 129-134
Of Courage Undaunted pg 125-136
Halliburton ch 17. Gibraltar, 18. Carcassonne OR Explore the Holy Land, Israel, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 18, 19
Wild Animals I Have Known: Raggylug, Part VI
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 10, Seeing [or, in the 2002 edition, 4. Seeing]
Story of Inventions ch 4 cont: The First Dynamo - end of chapter (pgs 93-100)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 9 The Coral-Reef from "But what happens to all the delicate" to "nearly a quart of pure oil." (pg 174-179)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Ice Tongs, p. 35
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Pellias ch. 4 and 5 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 3 ch 7 The End of the Quest
Age of Fable ch 19 Hercules spend 2 weeks as needed

Week 11
Bible (OT): 1 Kings 3:5-14; 4:20-23, 32; 10:21-23; 11:1-4 ("Solomon")
Bible (NT): Mark 2:1-13 ("The Man Who Came Through the Roof")
This Country of Ours ch 74. Harrison - The Hero of Tippecanoe
Abraham Lincoln's World: Time Makes an Old Idea New pg 139-142, The Sultan's Guest pg 142-144, India pg 145-146, Li Hung Chang A Boy of China pg 147-149
Of Courage Undaunted pg 137-152
Halliburton ch 19. Mount St. Michael OR Explore the Holy Land, Israel, ch 3 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 20, 21
Wild Animals I Have Known: Raggylug, Part VII
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 11, How the Eye is Guarded [or, in the 2002 edition, 4. How the Eye is Guarded]
Story of Inventions ch 5: Invention of the Spinning Machines - James Hargreaves and the Spinning Jenny (pgs 101-106)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 9 The Coral-Reef from "That is the history of the cocoa-nut crab." to "nothing is impossible with God." (pg 179-182)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Chopsticks, p. 36
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Pellias ch. 6, Gawaine ch. 1 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 4 ch 1 Launcelot and Guinevere, ch 2 The Plots of Sir Mordred
Age of Fable ch 19 Hebe and Ganymede

Week 12
Bible (NT): Matt. 9:9-14; Mark 2:14-22; Luke 5:24-39 ("St. Matthew and His Banquet")
This Country of Ours ch 75. Tyler - Florida Becomes a State
Abraham Lincoln's World: Slavery What To Do About It pg 150-153, Abe Lincoln of New Salem pg 154-157, Remember the Alamo pg 158-162, On To Oregon pg 162-164
Of Courage Undaunted pg 153-163
Halliburton ch 20. The Ornament and the Honor of France OR Explore the Holy Land, Israel, ch 3 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 22, 23
Wild Animals I Have Known: Raggylug, Part VIII
Story of Inventions ch 5 cont: Richard Arkwright and the Water Frame - end of chapter (pgs 107-120)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 9 The Coral-Reef from "But you said that the coal was made from plants" to end of chapter (pg 183-187)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The Basic Ice Cream Scoop p. 37
Poetry of Rudyard Kipling
biography of Isaac Newton to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Pyle's King Arthur: Gawaine ch. 2 and 3 or Roger Lancelyn Green: Bk 4 ch 3 The Last Battle, Epilogue: Avalon
Age of Fable ch 20 Theseus

Optional Exam Week

Week 13
Bible (OT): 1 Kings 12 ("Rehoboam and Jeroboam")
Bible (NT): Mark 4 and 5 ("The Busy Strenuous Life of Jesus")
This Country of Ours ch 76. Polk - How Much Land Was Added To the United States
Abraham Lincoln's World: Into Darkest Africa pg 165-166, Young Lion vs Ancient Dragon pg 167-168, R Stands for Regina pg 169-170, Corn and Potatoes pg 171-173 (For those who prefer to use a book they already have, or who want more reading, this time period is covered briefly in: Story of Mankind ch 57-61 Social Revolution 1848; Emancipation 1831-1867; Age of Science 1846; A Chapter of Art 1827 OR Child's History of the World 79-81 [ch 74-76 in 1st ed] Music)
Trial and Triumph ch 39. Hudson Taylor The China Inland Mission (1832-1905) pg. 239
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 21. The Tiger of the Alps OR Explore the Holy Land, Egypt, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 24
Wild Animals I Have Known: Bingo, Part I and II
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 12, Hearing [or, in the 2002 edition, 4. Hearing]
Story of Inventions ch 6: Eli Whitney and the Invention of the Cotton Gin - A Visit to the South (pgs 121-128)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 10 Field and Wild from beginning to "she is at work now making you." (pg 188-194)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Combination Tools, The Two-armed Corkscrew p. 39
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 1-3
Age of Fable ch 20 Olympic and other games, Daedalus, Castor and Pollux
This term, focus on explaining and teaching the following geography concept(s): Food crops (vegetables, grains fruit) and other useful plants

Week 14
Bible (OT): 1 Kings 16:29-34 and 1 Kings 17 ("Ahab and Elijah [Part I]")
Bible (NT): Matt. 12:1-38 ("How to Keep Sunday")
This Country of Ours ch 77. Polk - The Finding of Gold
Abraham Lincoln's World: Rebellion in Canada pg 174-175, Steam Across the Atlantic pg 176-177, Behind Japan's Closed Door pg 178-180, Wedding Bells pg 180-183
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 22. The Monastery of St. Bernard OR Explore the Holy Land, Egypt, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 25, 26
Wild Animals I Have Known: Bingo, Part III and IV
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 13, The Smell, the Taste and the Touch [or, in the 2002 edition, 4. Smell, Taste and Touch]
Story of Inventions ch 6 cont: Inventing the Cotton Gin - end of chapter (pgs 129-140)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 10 Field and Wild from "Making me?" to "Why, I have got I don't know how many." (pg 194-199)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The Bottle-cap Opener, Corkscrew Combo, The Ice Cream Scoop with Thumb Rest p. 40, 41
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 4-8
Age of Fable ch 21 Bacchus

Week 15
Bible (NT): Mark 1:14-16 and 4:26-33 ("The Kingdom of God")
This Country of Ours ch 78. Taylor - Union Or Disunion
Abraham Lincoln's World: Authors and Visitors pg 184-186, Telegraph and Photograph pg 187-189, On To The West pg 190-196, To The Halls of Montezuma pg 197-199
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 23. St. Peter's, 24. August 24th, in the Year 79 OR Explore the Holy Land, Egypt, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 27, 28
Wild Animals I Have Known: Bingo, Part V and VI
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 14, The Bones [or, in the 2002 edition, 5. Bones]
Story of Inventions ch 7: Elias Howe and the Invention of the Sewing Machine - The First Sewing Machines (pgs 141-148)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 10 Field and Wild from "Why not? Bring them here, and let us see." to "that is, sown with grass seeds." (pg 199-203)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Friction p. 43
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 9-14
Age of Fable ch 21 Ariadne

Week 16
Bible (OT): 1 Kings 18 ("Ahab and Elijah [Part II]")
Bible (NT): Luke 6:12-26; Matt. 5:1-10 ("The Founding of the Kingdom")
This Country of Ours ch 79. Fillmore - The Underground Railroad
Abraham Lincoln's World: Gold pg 200-201, Canada pg 201-202, Corn and Potatoes pg 203, The Year 1848 pg 204-208
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 25. The City That Rose From the Dead, 26. The Magic Grotto OR Explore the Holy Land, Egypt, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 29, 30
Wild Animals I Have Known: Bingo, Part VII and VIII
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 15, More About Bones [or, in the 2002 edition, 5. More About Bones]
Story of Inventions ch 7 cont: Making His First Sewing Machine - Exhibiting the Machine (pgs 149-154)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 10 Field and Wild from "And where did men get the grass seeds from?" to "and lived quietly side by side for ages." (pg 203-209)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: More Jar and Bottle Openers p. 45
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 15-19
Age of Fable ch 22 The rural deities

Week 17
Bible (OT): 1 Kings 19; 21; 22:34; 2 Kings 9:30-33 ("Ahab and Elijah [Part III]")
Bible (NT): Matt. 6:9-16; 7:7-12 ("The Prayer of the Kingdom")
This Country of Ours ch 80. Pierce - The Story of "Bleeding Kansas"
Abraham Lincoln's World: A Beautiful Uniform or a Spiked Helmet pg 213-215, Wilhelm der Goldaf pg 216, The Peace Festival pg 217-220, Napoleon III pg 220-224 (including Eugenie)
Trial and Triumph ch 40. Amy Carmichael Mother to Outcast Children (1867-1951) pg. 245
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 27. Athena's Temple, 28. No Woman's Land OR Explore the Holy Land, Egypt, ch 3 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 31, 32
Wild Animals I Have Known: Springfield Fox, Part I
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 16, The Muscles [or, in the 2002 edition, 5. Muscles]
Story of Inventions ch 7 cont: Offering the Machine to England - end of chapter (pgs 155-168)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 10 Field and Wild from "Another forest coming up from below?" to "even as wise as Sweep the retriever." (pg 209-214)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Teflon Pots and Pans p. 47
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 20-23
Age of Fable ch 22 Erisichthon

Week 18
Bible (NT): Mark 4:1-20 ("A Parable of the Kingdom")
This Country of Ours ch 81. Buchanan - The Story of the Mormons
Abraham Lincoln's World: Der Tolle Bismarck pg 225-227, At Home in Springfield pg 228-231, Free Soil and Slave pg 232-235, Uncle Tom's cabin pg 236-237
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 29. The Heart of Russia, 30. The Mother of Churches OR Explore the Holy Land, Egypt, ch 3 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 33
Wild Animals I Have Known: Springfield Fox, Part II
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 17, More About the Muscles [or, in the 2002 edition, 5. More About Muscles]
Story of Inventions ch 8: Cyrus H. McCormick and the Invention of the the Reaper - McCormick's First Reaper (pgs 169-179)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 10 Field and Wild from "Not as wise as Sweep?" to end of chapter (pg 214-220)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Heat p. 49
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 24-28
Age of Fable ch 22 Rhoecus-The Winds

Week 19
Bible (OT): 2 Kings 2; 4; 5; 6:1-23 ("Elisha and the House of Jehu")
Bible (NT): Matt. 5:21-48 ("The High School of the Kingdom")
This Country of Ours ch 82. Buchanan - The First Shots
Abraham Lincoln's World: Land of Nobles and Serfs pg 238-239, A Lamp in the Crimea pg 240-242, Families and Friends pg 243-247, Viva L'Italia pg 248-252
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton The Orient ch 1. The Travels of Demetrius, 2. Halicarnassus OR Explore the Holy Land, Iraq, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Wild Animals I Have Known: Springfield Fox, Part III
Geography of the World ch 34, 35
Story of Inventions ch 8 cont: Selling Reapers in the East - end of chapter (pgs 180-192)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 11 The World's End from beginning to "louder every step we take." (pg 221-226)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Thermometers p. 51
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 29-32
Age of Fable ch 23 Achelous and Hercules

Week 20
Bible (OT): 2 Kings 14:23-24; Jonah 1; Amos 1; Amos 6 ("Jeroboam the Great and his Three Great Prophets")
Bible (NT): Matt. 6:25-7:6 ("Some Precepts of the Kingdom")
This Country of Ours ch 83. Lincoln - From Bull Run To Fort Donelson
Abraham Lincoln's World: The Devil's Wind pg 253-255, About Peace and Foreigners pg 256-261, Shrinking the World pg 262-266, Bloody Kansas pg 266-271
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 3. The Colossus, 4. The Pharos OR Explore the Holy Land, Iraq, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 36, 37
Wild Animals I Have Known: Springfield Fox, Part IV
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 18, The Brain and Nerves in Animals [or, in the 2002 edition, 5. The Hand]
Story of Inventions ch 9: Henry Bessemer and the Making of Steel - Preparing for Work (pgs 193-201)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 11 The World's End from "What a roar! Is there a waterfall there?" to "have been talking, we have got into the woods." (pg 226-230)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer, Bimetallic Thermometer p. 53, 54
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 33-37
Age of Fable ch 23 Admetus and Alcestis

Week 21
Bible (NT): Luke 7:1-17 ("Coming Down from the Mountain")
This Country of Ours ch 84. Lincoln - The Story of the First Battle Between Ironclads
Abraham Lincoln's World: Opening Japan pg 272-277, Good Old Abe, The Rail Splitter pg 278-280, The Man and the Hour pg 281-284, 1861: The Torn Map pg 289-294
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 5. The First Wonder of the World, 6. The Pyramids Today OR Explore the Holy Land, Iraq, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 38, 39
Wild Animals I Have Known: Springfield Fox, Part V
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 19, The Variety of Machinery in Animals [or, in the 2002 edition, 6. In Place of Hands]
Story of Inventions ch 9 cont: Making Art Castings and Stamping Dies - Making Bronze Powder (pgs 202-210)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 11 The World's End from "Oh, what beautiful woods, just like our own." to "and they could not float over that." (pg 230-236)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The Medical Thermometer, The Food Thermometer p. 55
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 38-41
Age of Fable ch 23 Antigone, Penelope

Week 22
Bible (OT): Hosea 1; 5; 2 Kings 15:27-32; 17 ("The Prophet Hosea and the Fall of Israel")
Bible (NT): Luke 7:17-29; Matt. 14:1-12 ("John the Baptist Again")
This Country of Ours ch 85. Lincoln - Thru Battle of Shiloh And the Taking of New Orleans
Abraham Lincoln's World: What About England pg 295-297, An Empire for Mexico pg 298-301, Russia's Serfs are Freed pg 302, 1862: The Monitor and the Merrimac pg 303
Trial and Triumph ch 41. Charles Spurgeon Prince of Preachers (1834-1892) pg. 253
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 7. The Labyrinth, 8. The Slave City OR Explore the Holy Land, Iraq, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 40, 41
Wild Animals I Have Known: Pacing Mustang, Part I
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 20, The Hand [or, in the 2002 edition, skip this week]
Story of Inventions ch 9 cont: His Master Invention - end of chapter (pgs 211-222)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 11 The World's End from "Come, I say, and sit down on this bench" to "make one think that so it must have been." (pg 236-242)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Ice Cube Trays p. 57
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 42-45
Age of Fable ch 24 Orpheus and Eurydice

Week 23
Bible (OT): 1 Kings 15:9-34, 2 Kings 11 ("The Story of Seven Kings and of Two Bad Women")
Bible (NT): Mark 6:30-56 ("The Considerateness of Christ")
This Country of Ours ch 86. Lincoln - The Slaves Are Made Free
Abraham Lincoln's World: Henceforth and Forever Free pg 304-309, Prussia Marches to War pg 310-314, 1863: Vicksburg and Gettysburg pg 315-320, Red Cross pg 321-322
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 9. The Smoke That Sounds OR Explore the Holy Land, Iraq, ch 3 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 42, 43
Wild Animals I Have Known: Pacing Mustang, Part II
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 21, What Animals Use for Hands [or, in the 2002 edition, 6. Variety in Animals]]
Story of Inventions ch 10: John Gutenberg and the Invention of Printing - The Discovery of Type Metal (pgs 223-234) [Watch 6 min video on Medieval Manuscripts]
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 11 The World's End from "And now I will tell you something stranger still." to "and luncheon must be ready." (pg 242-244)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Water-filled Plastic Ice Cubes, The Deluxe Ice Cream Scoop p. 59, 60
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 46-49
Age of Fable ch 24 Aristaeus the Bee-keeper

Week 24
Bible (NT): Mark 8:27; 9:1-8 ("At Caesarea Philippi")
This Country of Ours ch 87. Lincoln - Chancellorsville - the Death of Stonewall Jackson
Abraham Lincoln's World: The Last Year of War pg 323-328, Looking to the Future pg 329-335, Victory and Defeat pg 336-338, Day of Light and Shadow pg 339-342
Biography of your choice - spread over the 12 week term as desired
Halliburton ch 10. Allah's Children OR Explore the Holy Land, Iraq, ch 3 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 44, 45
Wild Animals I Have Known: Pacing Mustang, Part III
Story of Inventions ch 10 cont: Inventing the Printing Press - end of chapter (pgs 235-246)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 11 The World's End from "Why are you opening your eyes at me, like the dog" to end of chapter. (pg 244-251)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The Pressure Cooker, The Whistling Tea Kettle p. 61, 62
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
biography of Alexander Graham Bell to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Oliver Twist: ch. 50-53
Age of Fable ch 24 Amphion-Muusaeus

Optional Exam Week

Week 25
Bible (OT): 2 Kings 11; 2 Chron. 25, 26 ("The Kings of the Great Prophets")
Bible (NT): Matt. 18:1-8, 21-36; 19:13-15; Mark 9:30-38; 10:1 ("Farewell to Galilee")
This Country of Ours ch 88. Lincoln - The Battle of Gettysburg (For those who want more reading, this time period is covered briefly in: Story of Mankind ch 62-65 Colonial Expansion and War 1868 - 1914; A New World, Part of the 20th century text up through WWI OR Child's History of the World ch 82-84 [ch 77 in 1st ed] Civil War, Florence Nightingale, Machines)
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer ch 1, 2 OR What Everyone Should Know About the 20th Century The United States Goes to War with Spain (1898)
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) introduction and pgs 25-34
Halliburton ch 11. The Enchanted Temple OR Explore the Holy Land, Saudi Arabia, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 46, 47
Wild Animals I Have Known: Pacing Mustang, Part IV
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 22, The Tools of Animals [or, in the 2002 edition, 6. Animal Tools]
Story of Inventions ch 11: Samuel F.B. Morse and the Invention of the Telegraph - Planning the Electric Telegraph (pgs 247-258)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from beginning to "once joined on to that low island on our left." (pg 252-255)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Pyrex p. 63
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 1
Age of Fable ch 25 Arion
This term, focus on explaining and teaching the following geography concept(s): Trees, flowers; what plants need to grow.

Week 26
Bible (OT): 2 Chron. 24, Isaiah 6 ("Isaiah, the Royal Prophet of Jerusalem")
Bible (NT): John 7:14-18 and 25-52 ("A Harvest Festival in Jerusalem")
This Country of Ours ch 89. Lincoln - Grant's Campaign - Sheridan's Ride (long chapter; plan accordingly)
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer ch 3, 4 OR What Everyone Should Know About the 20th Century The Chinese "Boxers" Rebel (1900)
Trial and Triumph ch 42. Chinese Christians In the Boxer Rebellion (1900-1901) pg. 259
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pgs 35-50
Halliburton ch 12. The Dead Sea OR Explore the Holy Land, Saudi Arabia, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 48, 49, 50
Wild Animals I Have Known: Pacing Mustang, Part V
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 23, More about the Tools of Animals [or, in the 2002 edition, 6. More Animal Tools]
Story of Inventions ch 11 cont: Making the First Instrument - end of chapter (pgs 259-270)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "What, that long bank of stones, with a house on it?" to "up those cliffs in columns of white foam." (pg 255-258)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Heat Transmission p. 65
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 2, 3
Age of Fable ch 25 Ibycus

Week 27
Bible (NT): Luke 15 ("God's Fatherhood")
This Country of Ours ch 90. Lincoln - Sherman's March To the Sea - Lincoln Re-elected President
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer ch 5, first half of 6 (up tp to page 63)
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pgs 51-67
Halliburton ch 13. The Rock of Abraham, 14. Treasure Hunters OR Explore the Holy Land, Saudi Arabia, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 51, 52
Wild Animals I Have Known: Pacing Mustang, Part VI
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 24 Instruments of Defense and Attack [or, in the 2002 edition, 6. Tools for Defense and Attack]
Story of Inventions ch 12: Alexander Graham Bell and the Invention of the Telephone - Teacher of the Deaf and Dumb (pgs 271-280)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "Hoch!" to "gannets swooping round and round." (pg 258-260)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Coolers and Insulated Bags p. 67
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 4
Age of Fable ch 25 Simonides, Sappho

Week 28
Bible (OT): 2 Kings 18:1-6, 2 Chron. 29, 30 ("Hezekiah and the Reformation")
Bible (NT): Luke 10:25-37; 16:19-31 ("The Man Who Kept the Law of Brotherhood and the Man Who Did Not")
This Country of Ours ch 91. Lincoln - the End of the War - The President's Death
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer second half of ch 6 (starting at pg 63), ch 7
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pgs 68-82
Halliburton ch 15. Baalbek, 16. Zenobia OR Explore the Holy Land, Saudi Arabia, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 53, 54
Wild Animals I Have Known: Wully, Intro and Part I
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 25, Wings [or, in the 2002 edition, 6. Wings]
Story of Inventions ch 12 cont: Birth of the Telephone - end of chapter (pgs 281-294)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "Oh! one has fallen into the sea!" to "And how the mackerel flew out of the water!" (bottom of pg 260-264)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Potholders p. 68
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 5
Age of Fable ch 26 Dianaand Endymion, Orion

Week 29
Bible (OT): 2 Kings 18:13-19:37; 2 Chron 32 ("Hezekiah and Sennacherib")
Bible (NT): Luke 14:1, 7-25 ("People Who Make Excuses")
This Country of Ours ch 92. Johnson - How the President Was Impeached
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer ch 8, 9 OR What Everyone Should Know About the 20th Century The Wright Brothers Fly the First Airplane (1903)
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pgs 83-97
Halliburton ch 17. The Prince and the Flying Carpet, 18. Babylon OR Explore the Holy Land, Saudi Arabia, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 55, 56
Wild Animals I Have Known: Wully, Part II
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 26, Coverings of Animals [or, in the 2002 edition, 6. Coverings for the Body]
Story of Inventions ch 13: Thomas A. Edison (pgs 295-304)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "Yes. You are a lucky boy to have seen that." to "because you went on board at night." (pg 264-268)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Trivets p. 70
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 6, 7
Age of Fable ch 26 Aurora and Tithonus, Acis and Galatea

Week 30
Bible (NT): Matt. 25:1-13 ("About Church, Prayer and Bible Reading")
This Country of Ours ch 93. Grant - A Peaceful Victory
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer ch 10, 11
Trial and Triumph ch 43. Abraham Kuyper Theologian and Statesman (1837-1920) pg. 265
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pgs 98-112
Halliburton ch 19. Home of the Nightingale, 20. Wonderland OR Explore the Holy Land, Saudi Arabia, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 57, 58
Wild Animals I Have Known: Wully, Part III
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 27, The Beautiful Coverings of Animals [or, in the 2002 edition, 6. Beautiful Animal Coverings]
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "Oh! Where have we got to now?" to "villas, high over your head." (pg 268-271)
Story of Inventions ch 14: Orville and Wilbur Wright (pgs 305-314)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The Vacuum Bottle p. 71
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 8
Age of Fable ch 27 The Trojan War

Week 31
Bible (OT): 2 Kings 20:1-11, 21; parts of 2 Kings 22-23 and 2 Chron 34 ("King Josiah and the Finding of the Book of the Law")
Bible (NT): Matt. 25:14-30 ("Talents Lent us by God")
This Country of Ours ch 94. Hayes - Garfield - Arthur
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer ch 12, 13 OR What Everyone Should Know About the 20th Century Einstein
Proposes the Theory of Relativity (1905) and The Titanic Sinks (1912)
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pgs 113-128
Halliburton ch 21. My Hindu Princess, 22. A Love Story OR Explore the Holy Land, Jordan, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 59, 60
Wild Animals I Have Known: Redruff, Part II
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 28, How Man is Superior to the Animals [or, in the 2002 edition, 6. A Time for Sleep]
Story of Inventions ch 15: Guglielmo Marconi (pgs 315-320)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "And what is that in the air? A bridge?" to "from Bristol right into the Somersetshire flats." (pg 271-275)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Pots and Pans p. 72
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 9
Age of Fable ch 27 The Iliad spend 3 weeks as needed

Week 32
Bible (OT): 2 Kings 23:31-37; Jer 22:10-13; 26:1-16; Lam 1:1-3, 12; optional: parts of 2 Kings 24-25 and Jer 18-20 ("Jeremiah and the Last Kings and the Fall of the Nation")
Bible (NT): Matt. 25:31-46 ("Christ in the Judgement")
This Country of Ours ch 95. Cleveland - Harrison - Cleveland
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer ch 14, 15
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pgs 129-141
Halliburton ch 23. The Glory of Asia, 24. The Top of the World OR Explore the Holy Land, Jordan, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 61, 62
Wild Animals I Have Known: Redruff, Part II
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 29, The Thinking of Animals [or, in the 2002 edition, 7. The Superiority of Man]
Story of Inventions ch 16: John L. Baird and the Invention of the Television (pgs 321-326)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "There. We are off at last" to "We are in the Box Tunnel." (pg 275-277)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Permeability, The Cone and Filter Coffeemaker p. 75
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 10
Age of Fable ch 27 The Iliad spend 3 weeks as needed

Week 33
Bible (NT): John 10:22-42 ("A Second Appeal to Jerusalem")
This Country of Ours ch 96. McKinley - War And Sudden Death
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer ch 16, first half of 17 (up to pg 185) OR What Everyone Should Know About the 20th Century Henry Ford Introduces the Modern Factory (1913)
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pgs 142-158
Halliburton ch 25. Land of Mystery, 26. Palace of the Living Gods OR Explore the Holy Land, Jordan, ch 1 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 63, 64
Wild Animals I Have Known: Redruff, Part III and IV
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 30, More About The Thinking of Animals [or, in the 2002 edition, skip this week]
Story of Inventions ch 17: John P. Holland and the Submarine (pgs 327-334)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "There is the light again:" to "described in it, close on our right." (pg 277-281)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The French Press p. 76
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 11
Age of Fable ch 27 The Iliad spend 3 weeks as needed

Week 34
Bible (OT): Dan 3; Isaiah 42:22, 51:19-23; Ps 137; Isaiah 40:1-5; Isaiah 45:1-5; Dan 5 ("The Exiles in Babylon")
Bible (NT): John 11:1-46 ("The Raising of Lazarus")
This Country of Ours ch 97. Roosevelt - Taft
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer second half of ch 17 (starting at pg 185), 18 OR What Everyone Should Know About the 20th Century The United States Builds the Panama Canal (1914), A Balkan Terrorist Assassinates Austria's Archduke Ferdinand (1914)
Trial and Triumph ch 44. J. Gresham Machen Valiant for Truth (1881-1937) pg. 271
Halliburton ch 27. Thirty Million Idols, 28. A Tale From the Jungle OR Explore the Holy Land, Jordan, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 65, 66
Wild Animals I Have Known: Redruff, Part V
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 31, What Sleep is For [or, in the 2002 edition, skip this week]
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pgs 159-172
Story of Inventions ch 18: Wernher Von Braun and the Rockets to the Moon (pgs 335-345) (if you're using the online text, you might find another book or online article about the history of space travel.)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "There is the White Horse Hill." to "as I hope you will some day." (pg 281-285)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The Percolator p. 77
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 12, 13
Age of Fable ch 28 The Fall of Troy spend 2 weeks as needed

Week 35
Bible (OT): Parts of Ezra; Neh 1; Neh 8; Ps 126 ("The Return of the Exiles")
Bible (NT): John 11:47-57 ("Coming Back to Jerusalem to Die")
This Country of Ours ch 98. Wilson - Troubles With Mexico
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer ch 19, 20 OR What Everyone Should Know About the 20th Century A German U-boat Sinks the Lusitania (1915)
Halliburton ch 29. The Great Stone Serpent OR Explore the Holy Land, Jordan, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 67, 68
Wild Animals I Have Known: Redruff, Part VI
Christian Liberty Nature Reader 5: ch. 32, Hygeine [or, in the 2002 edition, 7. Hygiene and Diet]
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pgs 173-187
Story of Inventions ch 19: The Invention of the Computer (pgs 346-353) (if you're using the online text, you might find another book or online article about the history of computers.)
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "There was a clergyman named Henslow" to "Why we are crossing him again!" (pg 285-289)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: Density p. 79
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 14
Age of Fable ch 28 The Fall of Troy spend 2 weeks as needed

Week 36
Bible (NT): Luke 18:31-19:10 ("The End of The Road")
This Country of Ours ch 99. Wilson - The Great War
The Story of the World vol 4 by Susan Wise Bauer ch 21, 22 OR What Everyone Should Know About the 20th Century Lenin leads an "October" Revolution in Russia (1917),The Treaty of Versailles Ends the Great War (1919)
Halliburton ch 30. The Magic Mountain OR Explore the Holy Land, Jordan, ch 2 OR Hillyer's Childs Geography of the World ch 69, 70, 71
Wild Animals I Have Known: Redruff, Part VII
Carry a Big Stick (Teddy Roosevelt) pg 189-end
Story of Inventions - none this week
Madam How and Lady Why Ch 12 Homeward Bound from "Yes; he winds more sharply than a railroad can." to end of book (pg 289-295)
Optional: Physics Lab in A Housewares Store: The Gravy Skimmer p. 80
Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Lawrence Dunbar
biography of George Washington Carver to be read over the 12 week term as desired
Kim by Rudyard Kipling ch 15
Age of Fable ch 28 Agamemnon-Troy (end of chapter)

Optional Exam Week


Last update May 6, 2013 by Amy Tuttle (printable charts added)