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AmblesideOnline Year 7:
36-Week Schedule



As a help for scheduling Year Seven 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

Weekly Work
Current Events (Keep up with your choice of periodicals or blogs)
Dictation
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


Week 1
Bible: Numbers 1-3; Luke 1:1-25; Psalm 56, 57; Proverbs 17:1-13
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: What kind of a place is this? AND 1. Don't ask questions
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 01 Cyprian, 200-258
The Brendan Voyage chap 1
Ivanhoe ch 1
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 1 Britannia
Watership Down chap 1-9
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 1
Bede: Book I, chapter 2
History of English Literature: ch 1 In the Listening Time
Beowulf Prologue I-Part III (Heaney illus: pg 3-19)
Age of Chivalry: Preface-Part One, ch I Introduction (half)
Lay of the Land ch I
Whatever Happened to Penny Candy: Preface and ch 1-2
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 1, 2
CM's "Ourselves" pg 1-4 The Country of Mansoul
How To Read a Book Part 1 ch 1 The Activity and Art of Reading
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 1 Exercise Your Mind
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Magic Pictures of the Cavemen 3 weeks, recommend spacing book out to 3 or 4 pages a week
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 1 The Human Side of Weather pg 3-5
First Studies of Plant Life ch 1 How Seedlings Come Up From the Ground
Adventures with a Microscope: Introduction (How to Use a Microscope)
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Intro 1 week

Week 2
Bible: Numbers 4, 5; Luke 1:26-56; Psalm 58, 59; Proverbs 17:4-28
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 2. As long as you're sincere
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 02 Athanasius, 296-373
The Brendan Voyage ch 2 (12 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 2
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 2
Watership Down chap 10-13
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 2 Subjugation
Bede Book I, ch. 3
History of English Literature: ch 2 The Story of the Cattle Raid of Cooley
Beowulf Part IV-VII (Heaney illus: pg 19-35)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch I Introduction (last half)
Lay of the Land ch II
Whatever Happened To Penny Candy ch 3-4
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 3, 4
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 2 Love to Listen
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Magic Pictures of the Cavemen 3 weeks, recommend spacing book out to 3 or 4 pages a week
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 1 The Human Side of Weather pg 5-9
Wonder Book of Chemistry: ch 1 Introduction and ch 2 Mixing and Combining
Botany activity: grow plants (sunflowers, corn, peas or beans)
Signs and Seasons: Introduction (and field work)
Adventures with a Microscope: choose three adventures this term
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Ptolomy (first third)

Week 3
Bible: Numbers 6, 7; Luke 1:57-80; Psalm 60, 61; Proverbs 18:1-10
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 3. Let's all meditate on our navels
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 03 Ambrose, 340-397
The Brendan Voyage ch 2 (12 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 3, 4
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 3
Watership Down chap 14-17
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 3 The Roman Province
Bede Book I, chapters 4-7
History of English Literature: ch 3 One of the Sorrows of Story-Telling
Beowulf Part VIII-XI (Heaney illus: pg 35-53)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch II The Mythical History of England
Lay of the Land ch III (first half)
Whatever Happened to Penny Candy: ch 5-6
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 5, 6
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 3 Opposing Viewpoints
CM's "Ourselves" pg 5-8 ch 2 The Perils of Mansoul
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Magic Pictures of the Cavemen 3 weeks, recommend spacing book out to 3 or 4 pages a week
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 1 The Human Side of Weather pg 9-12
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 3 The Slice of Toast
Botany activity: grow plants (sunflowers, corn, peas or beans)
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Ptolomy (second third)

Week 4
Bible: Numbers 8-10; Luke 2:1-24; Psalm 62, 63; Proverbs 18:1-24
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 4. I bet you believe in the tooth fairy, too
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 04 Chrysostom, 347-407
The Brendan Voyage ch 3 (12 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 5
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 4
Watership Down chap 18-21
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 4 The Lost Island to the top of page 45, to "occupation grew from year to year."
Bede Book I, chapters 12-13
History of English Literature: ch 4 The Story of a Literary Lie
Beowulf Part XII-XV (Heaney illus: pg 53-69)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch III Merlin
Lay of the Land ch III (second half)
Whatever Happened To Penny Candy ch 7-8
Poetry Anthology
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 4 Red Herring Fallacy
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 7, 8
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Pictures for the Dead (Egypt) 3 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 2 The Anatomy of Air pg 13-15
First Studies of Plant Life ch 2 How the Seeds Behave When Germinating
Signs and Seasons: Prologue (first half, and field work)
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Ptolomy (last third)

Week 5
Bible: Numbers 11-13; Luke 2:25-52; Psalm 64, 65; Proverbs 19:1-10
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 5. You've gotta experience it yourself
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 05 Jerome, 340-420
The Brendan Voyage ch 3 (12 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 6
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 5
Watership Down chap 22-24
Churchill's Birth of Britain from ch 4 The Lost Island "Of all the tribes of the Germanic race" to ch 5 England "as he walked anywhere in the streets in the Roman fashion."
Bede Book 1, chapters 14-16
History of English Literature: ch 5 The Story of Fingal
Beowulf Part XVI-XIX (Heaney illus: pg 69-91)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch IV Arthur
Lay of the Land ch IV
Whatever Happened to Penny Candy: ch 9-10
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 9, 10
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 5 Recognizing Red Herrings
CM's "Ourselves" pg 9-10 ch 3 The Government of Mansoul
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Pictures for the Dead (Egypt) 3 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 2 The Anatomy of Air pg 15-17
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 4 Simple Substances
Botany activity: grow seeds between paper
Signs and Seasons: Prologue (second half, and field work)
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 1, What is Natural Law? p. 1-4

Week 6
Bible: Numbers 14, 15; Luke 3:1-22; Psalm 66, 67; Proverbs 19:11-21
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 6. If it feels good, do it
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 06 Augustine, 354-430
The Brendan Voyage chap 4
Ivanhoe ch 7
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 6
Watership Down chap 25-27
Churchill's Birth of Britain to end of ch 5 England
Bede Book I chapters 25-26
History of English Literature: ch 6 About Some Old Welsh Stories and Story-Tellers
Beowulf Part XX-XXII (Heaney illus: pg 91-105)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch V Arthur (Continued)
Lay of the Land ch V
Whatever Happened To Penny Candy ch 11
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 11, 12
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 6 Ad Hominem Attack
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Pictures for the Dead (Egypt) 3 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 2 The Anatomy of Air pg 17-19
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 5 Compound Substances
Botany activity: grow seeds between paper
Signs and Seasons: ch 1 schedule over 15 weeks (and field work)
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 2, Archimedes' Principle p. 5-11

Week 7
Bible: Numbers 16, 17; Luke 3:23-38; Psalm 68; Proverbs 19:22-29
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 7. A bunch of fairy tales
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 07 Benedict, 480-543
The Brendan Voyage chap 5 (11 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 8
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 7 (half)
Watership Down chap 28-31
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 6 The Vikings
Bede Book I, chapter 34; Book II, ch 3-4
History of English Literature: ch 7 How the Story of Arthur Was Written in English
Beowulf Part XXIII-XXVI (Heaney illus: pg 105-127)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch VI Sir Gawain
Lay of the Land ch VI
Whatever Happened to Penny Candy: ch 12-13
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 13, 14
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 7 Genetic Fallacy
CM's "Ourselves" pg 11-14 Part I ch 1 Hunger
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Pictures for the Living, Crete 2 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 3 Air Has Weight pg 20-24
Botany activity: start soaking seeds prior to reading First Studies of Plant Life
First Studies of Plant Life ch 3 The Parts of the Seed
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 3, Planetary Motion p. 12-20

Week 8
Bible: Numbers 18-20; Luke 4:1-41; Psalm 69; Proverbs 20:1-14
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 8. You don't think anyone's going to hell, do you?
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 08 Gregory the Great, 540-604
The Brendan Voyage chap 5 (11 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 9, 10
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 7 (half)
Watership Down chap 32-35
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 7 Alfred the Great first half
Asser's account of King Alfred: Introduction, and up to "they ravaged all the eastern coast of Kent."
History of English Literature: ch 8 The Beginning of the Reading Time
Beowulf Part XXVII-XXX (Heaney illus: pg 127-145)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch VII Caradoc Briefbras
Lay of the Land ch VII
Whatever Happened To Penny Candy ch 14 - pg 106
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 15, 16
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 8 Tu Quoque
How To Read a Book Part 1 ch 2 The Levels of Reading
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Pictures for the Living, Crete 2 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 3 Air Has Weight pg 24-27
First Studies of Plant Life ch 4 Growth of the Root and Stem
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 4, Galileo's Laws of Motion p. 21-32

Week 9
Bible: Numbers 21, 22; Luke 4:42-5:16; Psalm 70, 71; Proverbs 20:15-30
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 9. That does not compute
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 09 Columba, 521-597
The Brendan Voyage chap 6
Ivanhoe ch 11
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 8
Watership Down chap 36-38
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 7 Alfred the Great, second half
Life of Alfred by Asser, from "In the year of our Lord's incarnation 866" to "and took hostages that they would depart."
History of English Literature: ch 9 "The Passing of Arthur"
Beowulf Part XXXI-XXXIV (Heaney illus: pg 145-161)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch VIII Launcelot of the Lake
Lay of the Land ch VII
Whatever Happened to Penny Candy: pg 107-124
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 17, 18
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 9 Faulty Appeal to Authority
CM's "Ourselves" pg 15-17 ch II Thirst
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Greek and Roman Painting 4 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 4 Isobars pg 29
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 6 Experiments with the Breath
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 5, Newton's Three Laws of Motion p. 33-43

Week 10
Bible: Numbers 23-25; Luke 5:17-39; Psalm 72; Proverbs 21:1-11
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 10. Defective merchandise: please discard
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 10 Charlemagne, 742-814
The Brendan Voyage chap 7 (10 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 12
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 9
Watership Down: chap 39-41
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 8 The Saxon Dusk, first half
Life of Alfred by Asser from "The same year, in the month of August, that army went into Mercia" to "after a naval battle, the pagans gained the victory."
History of English Literature: ch 10 The Adventures of an Old English Book
Beowulf Part XXXIV-XXXVI (Heaney illus: pg 161-179)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch IX The Adventure of the Cart
Lay of the Land ch VIII
Whatever Happened To Penny Candy pg 125-132
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 19, 20
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 10 Appeal to the People
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Greek and Roman Painting 4 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 5 Weather is a Circular Affair pg 30-32
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 7 Experiments with Air
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 6, The Law of Universal Gravitation p. 44-54

Week 11
Bible: Numbers 26, 27; Luke 6:1-23; Psalm 73; Proverbs 21:12-20
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 11. How to be your own selfish pig
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 11 Hildebrand, 1020-1085
The Brendan Voyage chap 7 (10 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 13, 14
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 10
Watership Down: chap 42-46
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 8 The Saxon Dusk, second half
Life of Alfred by Asser Part II to "we left him and returned on horseback towards our own country."
History of English Literature: ch 11 The Story of Beowulf
Beowulf Part XXXVII-XL (Heaney illus: pg 179-195)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch X-XI The Lady of Shalott; Queen Guenever's Peril
Lay of the Land ch IX, X
Whatever Happened to Penny Candy: pg 133-142
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 21, 22
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 11 Straw Man
CM's "Ourselves" pg 18-20 ch III Restlessness and Rest
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Greek and Roman Painting 4 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 6 Fronts and Masses pg 33-35
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 8 Further Experiments with Air
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 7, Conservation of Momentum p. 55-64

Week 12
Bible: Numbers 28-30; Luke 6:24-49; Psalm 74; Proverbs 21:21-31
How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig: 12. You only go round once in life
The Brendan Voyage chap 7 (10 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 15
Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 11
Watership Down: chap 47-epilogue
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 9 The Norman Invasion
William of Malmsbury's account of the Battle of Hastings find online here
The Anglo Saxon Chronicle regarding King Alfred (online here)
History of English Literature: ch 12 The Father of English Song
Beowulf Part XLI-XLIII (Heaney illus: pg 195-209)
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch XII Tristram and Isoude
Lay of the Land ch XI, XII
Whatever Happened To Penny Candy pg 143-151
Poetry Anthology
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 23, 24
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 12 Story of Aroup Goupta
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Greek and Roman Painting 4 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 6 Fronts and Masses pg 35-37
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 9 The Two Sparrows
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 8, Optics - The Laws of Light p. 65-80

Optional Exam Week

Week 13
Bible: Numbers 31, 32; Luke 7:1-35; Psalm 75, 76; Proverbs 22:1-14
The Pursuit of God Preface, introduction, etc
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 12 Anselm, 1033-1109
The Brendan Voyage chap 8 (13 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 16
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 12
A Taste of Chaucer Introduction (spend 2 weeks) or Chaucer for Children: Chaucer's Pilgrims (spend two weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 1 At The Tabard Inn]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 10 William the Conqueror
Twain's Joan of Arc Book I ch 1 When Wolves Ran Free, 2 The Fairy Tree of Domremy
In Freedom's Cause ch 1, 2
History of English Literature: ch 13 How Caedmon Sang
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch XIII Tristram and Isoude (Continued)
Lay of the Land ch XIII
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 25, 26
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 13 Assumptions
CM's "Ourselves" pg 21-23 ch IV Chastity
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Middle Ages 3 weeks,recommend spacing this book out to 3 or pages a week
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 1 (or use next year)
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 7 The Warm Front pg 39-41
First Studies of Plant Life ch 5 Direction of Growth of Root and Stem
Adventures with a Microscope: choose 4 adventures this term
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 9, The Law of Conservation of Matter p. 81-85

Week 14
Bible: Numbers 33-35; Luke 7:36-8:15; Psalm 77; Proverbs 22:15-29
The Pursuit of God ch 1
The Brendan Voyage chap 8 (13 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 17, 18
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 13
Chaucer for Children: Chaucer's Pilgrims (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer Introduction (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 2 The Knight's Tale: Palamon and Arcite]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 11 Growth Amid Turmoil
Twain's Joan of Arc Book I ch 3 All Aflame with, 4 Joan Tames the Mad Man
In Freedom's Cause ch 3, 4, 5
History of English Literature: ch 14 The Father of English History
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch XIV-XV Sir Tristram's Battle with Sir Launcelot; The Round Table
Lay of the Land ch XIV
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 14 Circular Reasoning
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 27
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Middle Ages 3 weeks, recommend spacing this book out to 3 or pages a week
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 8 The Cold Front pg 43
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 2 (or use next year)
First Studies of Plant Life ch 6 Buds and Winter Shoots
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 10, Pascal's Law p. 86-96

Week 15
Bible: Numbers 36, Deut 1; Luke 8:16-39; Psalm 78:1-22; Proverbs 23:1-11
The Pursuit of God ch 2
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 13 Bernard, 1091-1153
The Brendan Voyage chap 9
Ivanhoe ch 19, 20
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 14
Chaucer for Children: Chaucer's Prologue (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer The Prologue (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 3 The Man of Law's Tale: The Story of Constance]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 12 Henry Plantagenet
Twain's Joan of Arc Book I ch 5 Domremy Pillaged, 6 Joan and Archangel Michael
In Freedom's Cause ch 6
History of English Literature: ch 15 How Alfred the Great Fought with his Pen
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch XVI-XVII Sir Palamedes; Sir Tristram
Lay of the Land ch XV
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 15 Equivocation
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 28
How To Read a Book Part 1 ch 3 Elementary Reading
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Middle Ages 3 weeks, recommend spacing this book out to 3 or pages a week
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 9 The Line Squall pg 45
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 3 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 10 Burning Phosphorus
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 11, Boyle's and Charles's Law p. 97-109

Week 16
Bible: Deut 2, 3; Luke 8:40-9:17; Psalm 78:23-39; Proverbs 23:12-28
The Pursuit of God ch 3
The Brendan Voyage chap 10 (11 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 21, 22
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 15
Chaucer for Children: Chaucer's Prologue (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer The Prologue (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 4 The Prioress's Tale: Little Hugh of Lincoln This is a sad tale for sensitive students.]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 13 The English Common Law
Twain's Joan of Arc Book I ch 7 Delivers Divine Command, 8 Why Scorners Relented, Bk II ch 1 Says Good-By , 2 Governor Speeds Joan
In Freedom's Cause ch 7, 8, 9
History of English Literature: ch 16 When English Slept
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch XVIII Perceval
The Life of the Spider ch I, first half
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 29
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 16 Loaded Questions
CM's "Ourselves" pg 24-32 ch V The Five Senses
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Earlier Middle Ages in the West 3 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 10 The Weather Map pg 46-47
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 4 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 11 Burning Metals
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 12, Bernoulli's Principle p. 110-115

Week 17
Bible: Deut 4, 5; Luke 9:18-50; Psalm 78:40-72; Proverbs 23:29-35
The Pursuit of God ch 4
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 14 Becket, 1118-1170
The Brendan Voyage chap 10 (11 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 23
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 16
Chaucer for Children: The Knight's Tale (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer The Fortunes of the Great: The Monk's Tale (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 5 The Nun's Priest's Tale: The Cock, The Hen, and The Fox]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 14 Coeur de Lion
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 3 Paladin Groans and Boasts, 4 Leads Us Through the Enemy
In Freedom's Cause ch 10, 11
History of English Literature: ch 17 The Story of Havelok the Dane
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch XIX-XX The Sangreal, or Holy Graal; The Sangreal (Continued)
The Life of the Spider ch I second half
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 30
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 17 Part-to-Whole
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Earlier Middle Ages in the West 3 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 11 About Winds pg 49-51
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 5 (or use next year)
First Studies of Plant Life ch 7 The Plant
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Copernicus 14 pg (first half)

Week 18
Bible: Deut 6-8; Luke 9:51-10:24; Psalm 79; Proverbs 24:1-16
The Pursuit of God ch 5
The Brendan Voyage chap 11 (10 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 24
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 17
Chaucer for Children: The Knight's Tale (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer The Fortunes of the Great: The Monk's Tale (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 6 The Pardoner's Tale: The Revelers Who Went Out to Meet Death]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 15 Magna Carta
The Magna Carta document
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 5 We Pierce the Last, 6 Convinces the King
In Freedom's Cause ch 12, 13
History of English Literature: ch 18 About Some Song Stories
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch XXI The Sangreal (Continued)
The Life of the Spider ch II first half
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 31
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 18 Whole-to-Part
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Earlier Middle Ages in the West 3 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 11 About Winds pg 51-53
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 6 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 12 Salts
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Copernicus 14 pg (second half)

Week 19
Bible: Deut 9-11; Luke 10:25-11:13; Psalm 80; Proverbs 24:17-34
The Pursuit of God ch 6
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 15 Langton, 1170-1221
The Brendan Voyage chap 11 (11 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 25, 26
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 18
Chaucer for Children: The Friar's Tale (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer Chanticleer and the Fox: The Nun's Priest's Tale (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 7 The Wife of Bath's Tale: The Unknown Bride]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 16 On the Anvil
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 7 Our Paladin in His Glory, 8 Persuades Her Inquisitors, 9 Made General-in-Chief
In Freedom's Cause 14, 15
History of English Literature: ch 19 "Piers the Ploughman"
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch XXII Sir Agrivain's Treason
The Life of the Spider ch II second half
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 32
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 19 Either-Or
CM's "Ourselves" pg 33-34 Part II The House of Mind ch 1
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 11 About Winds pg 53-56
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art 6 weeks
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 13 A Talk on Tools
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 13, The Law of Definite Proportions and Gay-Lussac's Law p. 116-124

Week 20
Bible: Deut 12-14; Luke 11:14-54; Psalm 81, 82; Proverbs 25:1-10
The Pursuit of God ch 7
The Brendan Voyage chap 12 (11 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 27
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 19
Chaucer for Children: The Friar's Tale (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer Chanticleer and the Fox: The Nun's Priest's Tale (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 8 The Friar's Tale: The Story of the Summoner]
Churchill's Birth of Britain ch17 The Mother of Parliaments
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 10 Maid’s Sword and, 11 War March Is Begun, 12 Puts Heart in, 13 Checked by Folly
In Freedom's Cause ch 16, 17, 18
History of English Literature: ch 20 "Piers the Ploughman" - continued
Age of Chivalry: Part One, ch XXIII Morte d'Arthur
The Life of the Spider ch III
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 33
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 20 What is a Generalization?
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 11 About Winds pg 56-57
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 7 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 14 Oxygen
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 14, Mendeleev's Periodic Law p. 125-133

Week 21
Bible: Deut 15-17; Luke 12:1-34; Psalm 83; Proverbs 25:11-19
The Pursuit of God ch 8
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 16 Dominic, 1170-1228
The Brendan Voyage chap 12 (11 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 28
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 20
Chaucer for Children: The Clerk's Tale (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer Patient Griselda: The Tale of the Clerk of Oxford (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 9 The Clerk's Tale: Patient Griselda]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 18 King Edward I, first half
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 14 What the English, 15 My Exquisite Poem, 16 Finding of the Dwarf
In Freedom's Cause ch 19, 20
History of English Literature: ch 21 How the Bible Came to the People
Age of Chivalry: Part Two, ch I-II The Britons; The Lady of the Fountain
The Life of the Spider ch IV first half
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 34
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 21 Hasty Generalizations
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 59-61
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 8 (optional)
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 9 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 15 Air and Combustion
Signs and Seasons: ch 2 schedule over 16 weeks (and field work)
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 15, The First Law of Thermodynamics p. 134-141

Week 22
Bible: Deut 18-21:9; Luke 12:35-13:9; Psalm 84, 85; Proverbs 25:20-28
The Pursuit of God ch 9
The Brendan Voyage chap 13 (10 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 29
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 21
Chaucer for Children: The Clerk's Tale (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer Patient Griselda: The Tale of the Clerk of Oxford (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 10 The Squire's Tale: Cambuscan and the Brazen Horse]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 18 King Edward I, second half
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 17 Sweet Fruit of, 18 First Battle-Field, 19 We Burst In Upon, 20 Joan Makes Cowards
In Freedom's Cause ch 21, 22, 23
History of English Literature: ch 22 Chaucer - Bread and Milk for Children
Age of Chivalry: Part Two, ch III-IV The Lady of the Fountain (Continued)
The Life of the Spider ch IV second half
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 35
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 22 What is an Analogy?
CM's "Ourselves" pg 35-44 ch II My Lord Intellect
How To Read a Book Part 1 ch 4 Inspectional Reading
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 61-63
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 10 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 16 Rust
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 16, The Second Law of Thermodynamics p. 142-148

Week 23
Bible: Deut 21:10-24:9; Luke 24:10-35; Psalm 86, 87; Proverbs 26:1-14
The Pursuit of God ch 10
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 17 Francis, 1182-1226
The Brendan Voyage chap 13 (9 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 30
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 22-23
Chaucer for Children: The Franklin's Tale (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer Phoebus and the Crow: Tha Manciple's Tale (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 11 The Franklin's Tale: The Promise of Dorigen]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 19 Bannockburn
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 21 Gently Reproves Her Dear Friend, 22 Fate of France Decided
In Freedom's Cause ch 24, 25
History of English Literature: ch 23 Chaucer - "The Canterbury Tales"
Age of Chivalry: Part Two, ch V-VI Geraint, the Son of Erbin
The Life of the Spider ch V
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 36
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 23 Weak Analogy
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 63-65
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 11 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 17 At the Blacksmith's
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 17, Laws of Electromagnetism p. 149-158

Week 24
Bible: Deut 24:10-27; Luke 14:1-35; Psalm 88; Proverbs 26:15-28
The Brendan Voyage appendix I-II
Ivanhoe ch 31
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 24
Chaucer for Children: The Franklin's Tale (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer Phoebus and the Crow: Tha Manciple's Tale (spend 2 weeks) [or, as a last resort, The Chaucer Story Book, ch 12 The Canon's Yeoman's Tale: The Priest Who Learned to be a Philosopher]
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 20 Scotland and Ireland
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 23 Inspires the Tawdry King, 24 Tinsel Trappings, 25 At Last--Forward!
In Freedom's Cause ch 26, 27
History of English Literature: ch 24 Chaucer - At the Tabard Inn
Age of Chivalry: Part Two, ch VII Geraint, the Son of Erbin (Continued)
The Life of the Spider ch VI
Poetry Tennyson, especially Idylls of the King
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 37
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 24 Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 65-67
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 12 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 18 Hydrogen
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 18, Ohm's Law and Joule's Law p. 159-168

Optional Exam Week

Week 25
Bible: Deuteronomy 28, 29; Luke 15; Psalm 89:1-15; Proverbs 27:1-12
The Pursuit of Holiness Preface, ch 1
How The Heather Looks: Foreword
Ivanhoe ch 32
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 1
Chaucer for Children: The Pardoner's Tale (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer The Rocks of Brittany: The Franklin's Tale (spend 2 weeks)
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 21 The Long-Bow
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 26 Last Doubts, 27 Took Jargeau, 28 Foretells Her Doom, 29 Talbot Reconsiders
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 1. Peter the Hermit
The Daughter of Time ch 1
History of English Literature: ch 25 The First English Guide-book
Age of Chivalry: Part Two, ch VIII-IX Pwyll, Prince of Dyved; Branwen, the Daughter of Llyr
The Life of the Spider ch VII
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 38
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 25 Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc in Statistics
CM's "Ourselves" pg 45-47 ch III Daemons of Intellect
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Explorers and Discoverers
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 67-69
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 13 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 19 A Drop of Water
Adventures with a Microscope: choose 4 adventures this term
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 19, Relativity p. 169-178

Week 26
Bible: Deuteronomy 30-31:29; Luke 16; Psalm 89:19-52; Proverbs 27:13-27
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 2, 3
How The Heather Looks chap 1
Ivanhoe ch 33
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 2-3
Chaucer for Children: The Pardoner's Tale (spend two weeks) or A Taste of Chaucer The Rocks of Brittany: The Franklin's Tale (spend 2 weeks)
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 22 The Black Death
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 30 Red Field of Patay, 31 France Begins to, 32 Joyous News, 33 Five Great Deeds, 34 Jests of the Burgundians
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 2. Godfrey Of Bouillon
The Daughter of Time ch 2
History of English Literature: ch 26 Barbour - "The Bruce," Beginning of a Struggle
Age of Chivalry: Part Two, ch X Manawyddan
The Life of the Spider ch VIII
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 39
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 26 Proof by Lack of Evidence
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Late Gothic Art 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 69-71
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 14 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 20 A Piece of Chalk
Secrets of the Universe: Chapter 20, Quantum Mechanics p. 179-191

Week 27
Bible: Deuteronomy 31:30-ch 33; Luke 17-18:14; Psalm 90, 91; Proverbs 28:1-9
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 4
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 18 Wycliffe, 1320-1384
How The Heather Looks chap 2
Ivanhoe ch 34
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 4-5
Chaucer for Children has ended. If you wish, you may supplement with Chaucer Story Book: The Man of Law's Tale or A Taste of Chaucer The Ballad of Sir Thopas: Chaucer's Tale (spend 2 weeks)
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 23 King Richard II and the Social Revolt, first half
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 35 Heir of France is Crowned, 36 News from Home
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 3. The Foundation of the Order of KnightsTemplar
The Daughter of Time ch 3, 4
History of English Literature: ch 27 Barbour - "The Bruce," The End of the Struggle
Age of Chivalry: Part Two, ch XI-XII Kilwich and Olwen
The Life of the Spider ch IX
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 40
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 27 What is Propaganda?
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Late Gothic Art 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 71-74
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 15 (or use next year)
First Studies of Plant Life ch 8 The Stem
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 21, Conservation of Mass/Energy p. 192-197

Week 28
Bible: Deuteronomy 34; Joshua 1-4:14; Luke 18:15-43; Psalm 92, 93; Proverbs 28:10-17
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 5
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 19 Hus, 1373-1415
How The Heather Looks chap 3
Ivanhoe ch 35
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 6
Chaucer for Children has ended. If you wish, you may supplement with Chaucer Story Book: The Prioress's Tale or A Taste of Chaucer The Ballad of Sir Thopas: Chaucer's Tale (spend 2 weeks)
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 23 King Richard II and the Social Revolt, second half
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 37 Again to Arms, 38 King Cries Forward, 39 We Win, But, 40 Treachery Conquers
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 4. Fall of Edessa
The Daughter of Time ch 5, 6
History of English Literature: ch 28 A Poet King
Age of Chivalry: Part Two, ch XIII Taliesin
The Life of the Spider ch X
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 41
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 28 Appeal to Fear
CM's "Ourselves" pg 48-53 ch IV My Chief Explorer Imagination
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Late Gothic Art 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 74-77
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 16 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 21 Carbonic-Acid Gas
Secrets of the Universe: ch. 22, The Uncertainty Principle p. 198-203

Week 29
Bible: Joshua 4:15-ch 6; Luke 19:1-40; Psalm 94, 95; Proverbs 28:18-28
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 6, 7
How The Heather Looks chap 4
Ivanhoe ch 36, 37
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 7 (9 pages)
Chaucer for Children has ended. If you wish, you may supplement with Chaucer Story Book: The Nun's Priest's Tale or A Taste of Chaucer The Story of Constance: The Tale of the Man of Law (spend 2 weeks)
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 24 The Usurpation of Henry Bolingbroke
Twain's Joan of Arc Book II ch 41 Maid Will March, Bk III ch 1 Maid in Chains, 2 Sold to the English, 3 Weaving the Net
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 5. The Fiasco at Damascus
The Daughter of Time ch 7
History of English Literature: ch 29 The Death of the Poet King
Age of Chivalry: Part Three, **NOTE - different versions list different chapters for Part III. King Richard (first half) OR Beowulf
The Life of the Spider ch XI
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 42
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 29 Appeal to Pity
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Late Gothic Art 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 13 Winds That Do No Good pg 79-81
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 17 (or use next year)
First Studies of Plant Life ch 9 The Root
Secrets of the Universe: Appendix, The Inverse Square Laws p. 204-207

Week 30
Bible: Joshua 7, 8; Luke 19:41-20:26; Psalm 96, 97; Proverbs 29:1-15
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 8
How The Heather Looks chap 5
Ivanhoe ch 38
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch rest of 7 & 8
Chaucer for Children has ended. If you wish, you may supplement with Chaucer Story Book: The Wife of Bath's Tale or A Taste of Chaucer The Story of Constance: The Tale of the Man of Law (spend 2 weeks)
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 25 The Empire of Henry V
Twain's Joan of Arc Book III ch 4 Ready to Condemn, 5 Fifty Experts, 6 Baffles Her Persecutors, 7 Craft That Was in Vain
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 6. The Capture of Ascalon
The Daughter of Time ch 8
History of English Literature: ch 30 Dunbar - The Wedding of the Thistle and the Rose
Age of Chivalry: Part Three, **NOTE - different versions list different chapters for Part III King Richard (second half) OR Chuchulain, Champion of Ireland
The Life of the Spider ch XII
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 43
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 30 Bandwagon
How To Read a Book Part 1 ch 5 How to Be a Demanding Reader
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) Late Gothic Art 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 13 Winds That Do No Good pg 81-84
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 18 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 22 Different Kinds of Water
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Brahe 23 (first third)

Week 31
Bible: Joshua 9, 10; Luke 20:27-47; Psalm 98, 99; Proverbs 29:16-27
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 9
How The Heather Looks chap 6
Ivanhoe ch 39
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 9
Chaucer for Children has ended. If you wish, you may supplement with Chaucer Story Book: The Squire's Tale or A Taste of Chaucer The Wily Alchemist: The Canon Yeoman's Tale (spend 2 weeks)
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 26 Joan of Arc
Twain's Joan of Arc Book III ch 8 Tells of Her Visions, 9 Sure Deliverance Foretold
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 7. Egypt in the Twelfth Century
The Daughter of Time ch 9
History of English Literature: ch 31 At the Sign of the Red Pale
Age of Chivalry: Part Three, **NOTE - different versions list different chapters for Part III Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest OR Hereward the Wake
The Life of the Spider ch XIII
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 44
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 31 Exigency
CM's "Ourselves" pg 54-55 ch V The Beauty Sense
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Early Renaissance in Italy 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 14 Atmospheric Antics pg 85-87
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 19 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 23 Plants at Work
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Brahe 23 (second third)

Week 32
Bible: Joshua 11-13; Luke 21-22:6; Psalm 100, 101; Proverbs 30:1-9
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 10
How The Heather Looks chap 7
Ivanhoe ch 40
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 10
Chaucer for Children has ended. If you wish, you may supplement with Chaucer Story Book: The Canon's Yeoman's Tale or A Taste of Chaucer The Wily Alchemist: The Canon Yeoman's Tale (spend 2 weeks)
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 27 York and Lancaster
Twain's Joan of Arc Book III ch 10 Inquisitors at Their Wits’ End, 11 Court Reorganized for, 12 Joan’s Master-Stroke
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 8. Revolution in Egypt
The Daughter of Time ch 10, 11
Age of Chivalry: Part Three, **NOTE - different versions list different chapters for Part III Robin Hood and His Adventures OR Robin Hood
The Life of the Spider ch XIV first half
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 45
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 32 Repetition
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Early Renaissance in Italy 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 14 Atmospheric Antics pg 87-88
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 20 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 24 Sulphur
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Brahe 23 (third third)

Week 33
Bible: Joshua 14-16; Luke 22:7-53; Psalm 102; Proverbs 30:10-23
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 11, 12
How The Heather Looks chap 8
Ivanhoe ch 41
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 11
A Taste of Chaucer (if you're using this book) Three Men in Search of Death: The Pardoner's Tale (spend 2 weeks)
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 28 The Wars of the Roses
Twain's Joan of Arc Book III ch 13 Third Trial Fails, 14 Joan Struggles with
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 9. Baldwin IV Becomes King
The Daughter of Time ch 12, 13
Age of Chivalry: Part Three, **NOTE - different versions list different chapters for Part III Chevy Chase
The Life of the Spider ch XIV second half
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 46
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 33 Transfer
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Early Renaissance in Italy 6 weeks
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 14 Atmospheric Antics pg 88-90
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 21 (or use next year)
First Studies of Plant Life ch 10 Leaves

Week 34
Bible: Joshua 17-19; Luke 22:54-23:25; Psalm 103; Proverbs 30:24-33
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 13
How The Heather Looks: chap 9
Ivanhoe ch 42
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 12
A Taste of Chaucer (if you're using this book) Three Men in Search of Death: The Pardoner's Tale (spend 2 weeks)
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 29 The Adventures of Edward IV
Twain's Joan of Arc Book III ch 15 Undaunted by Threat, 16 Stands Defiant, 17 Supreme in Direst, 18 Condemned Yet, 19 Last Hopes
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 10. The Estrangement Between Raymond
The Daughter of Time ch 14
Age of Chivalry: Part Three, **NOTE - different versions list different chapters for Part III The Battle of Otterbourne
The Life of the Spider ch XV
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 47
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 34 Snob Appeal
CM's "Ourselves" pg 56-65 ch VI My Lord Chief Attorney General, Reason
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Early Renaissance in Italy 6 weeks
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 22 (or use next year)

Week 35
Bible: Joshua 20-22:14; Luke 23:26-24:12; Psalm 104; Proverbs 31:1-9
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 14, 15
How The Heather Looks: chap 10
Ivanhoe ch 43
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 13
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 30 Richard III, first half
Twain's Joan of Arc Book III ch 20 The Betrayal, 21 Respited Only for, 22 Joan Gives the Fatal Answer
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 11. Guy Lusignan Becomes Regent
The Daughter of Time ch 15, 16
Age of Chivalry: Part Three, **NOTE - different versions list different chapters for Part III Edward the Black Prince (first half )
The Life of the Spider ch XVI
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 48
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 35 Appeal to Tradition and Hi-Tech
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Early Renaissance in Italy 6 weeks
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 23 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 25 Chlorin

Week 36
Bible: Joshua 22:15-ch 24; Luke 24:13-50; Psalm 105; Proverbs 31:10-31
The Pursuit of Holiness ch 16, 17, A Further Word
Optional: Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 20 Savonarola, 1452-1498
How The Heather Looks: chap 11
Ivanhoe ch 44
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 14
Churchill's Birth of Britain, ch 30 Richard III, second half
Twain's Joan of Arc Book III ch 23 Time Is at Hand, 24 Joan the Martyr, Conclusion
Tyre's Crusades: Deeds Done Beyond the Sea 12. Raymond II of Tripoli
The Daughter of Time ch 17
Age of Chivalry: Part Three, Edward the Black Prince (second half )
The Life of the Spider appendix
Poetry Keats, especially The Eve of St Agnes
Grammar of Poetry
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue Lesson 49
The Fallacy Detective Lesson 36 Find Some Propaganda on Your Own
Story of Painting (parents should screen art in book first) The Early Renaissance in Italy 6 weeks
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 24 and 25 (or use next year)
Wonder Book of Chemistry ch 26 Nitrogen Compounds

Optional Exam Week

FREE READING:

Sir Gawaine and the Green Knight (Burton Raffel's version is very accessible)
The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King)
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
When the Tripods Came; The White Mountains; City of Gold and Lead; and Pool of Fire, by John Christopher
Legends of Charlemagne by Thomas Bulfinch (also here)
The Pushcart War by Jean Merrill
The Knight's Fee by Rosemary Sutcliff
The Gammage Cup by Carol Kendall
Rolf and The Viking Bow
The Lost Prince by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The White Company by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (its prequel is Sir Nigel)
Beowulf - the version by Burton Raffel is very accessible, or use this free-verse version
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson
Hereward the Wake Originally Published in Robin Hood and Other Outlaw Tales

Other Possibilities: These are books that Miss Mason used, or that we think would be good -- but we've not read them, so can't recommend them. We list them here so that those who are interested might preview them if desired and pass on a review for the rest of us:
The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott or other of the Waverly novels appropriate for this year's study
Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington
Alhambra by Washington Irving
Feats on the Fiord
The Life and Death of Cormac the Skald

Useful for future reference: A Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales by Jonathan Nield

(This schedule was adapted with additional books from the year 7 schedule by Michele Rowley)