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AmblesideOnline Year 11:
36-Week Schedule



As a help for scheduling Year Eleven 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.

Choose a format:     PDF     DOC     ODT
(Printable chart schedules include details for all three terms)

Daily Work
Copywork (penmanship)
Math
Science, such as Apologia

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


Books Used:
All Year
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century OR Paul Johnson's Modern Times
Six Easy Pieces
The World: Travels 1950-2000 by Jan Morris for all terms (remove or skip chapter 18)
Ourselves by Charlotte Mason, Book II (Self-Knowledge)
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson (mostly in terms 1 and 2)
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn
Essays
Invitation to the Classics by Louise Cowan and Os Guinness
Short Stories (found online, or choose your own from an anthology)
Plutarch's Lives (see AmblesideOnline website for this year's scheduled Lives)
Shakespeare (see AmblesideOnline website for scheduled plays)
Janson's History of Art

Term 1
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain
The Americanization of Edward Bok (or, choose another biography)
online speeches
Seven Men Who Rule the World from the Grave by David Breese
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Marie Remarque
Our National Parks by John Muir
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
On Writing Well The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser
Microbe Hunters by Paul de Kruf (continued from last year)
Our National Parks by John Muir
These Short Stories:
The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster (1909)
The Open Window by Saki (Hector.H. Munro; 1914)
Barn Burning by William Faulkner (1939)

Term 2
The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Here Is Your War: Story of G.I. Joe
Mein Kampf by Adolph Hitler
The Men Behind Hitler, Schreibner (only available online; very short book)
The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom (or, choose another biography)
Online speeches and source documents from the Nuremberg Trial
Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman
The Chosen by Chaim Potok
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir
An anthology of modern poetry (use for terms 2 and 3)
On Writing Well The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser
Less Than Words Can Say, by Richard Mitchell
The Life of the Caterpillar by Henri Fabre (Terms 2 and 3)
These Short Stories:
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber (1939)
The Lottery by Shirley Jackson (1948)
The Outstation by Somerset Maugham (1950)

Term 3
The Mind of the Maker by Dorothy Sayers (preferred) or The Pleasures of God by John Piper
A Call to Conscience: 11 Speeches of MLK Jr (all of these speeches can be read online)
Why We Can't Wait by MLK Jr.
The Hungarian Revolt - first-hand accounts of Hungary's struggle against communism, "not pleasant reading"
Life and Death in Shanghai by Nien Cheng
Online speeches
Lydall - Autobiography of a Slander
Modern Fascism by Gene Edward Veith
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
An anthology of modern poetry (continued from term 2)
Less Than Words Can Say, by Richard Mitchell
These Short Stories:
A & P by John Updike (1961)
Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (1961)
Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor (1965)




Term 1 1900-1940

Week 01
Bible: Lamentations 1-3; 2 Corinthians 1-3; Psalm 106:1-23; Proverbs 17:1-13
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 1
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 1-21 of ch 1 1900-1904 (21 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first half of ch 1 up to pg 24 (24 pages)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 1 In The Spanish War to 6 The Pig Named Maude
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain introduction and ch 1
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch
Six Easy Pieces: pg 69-72 What is energy?
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave Preface, Introduction, ch 1 (Darwin)
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 68,69 Sound Moral Judgement
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 1. The Lesson
Essay: In Defense of the Essay by Christopher Orlet
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 1-11 (ch 1, half of ch 2)
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 1
The Great Gatsby ch 1
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Microbe Hunters ch 9 Bruce (there are 9 sections; space it out for the week if desired) 1924
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 1: 'Give a month at least to this precious reserve. The time will not be taken from the sum of your life. Instead of shortening, it will indefinitely lengthen it and make you truly immortal. Nevermore will time seem short or long, and cares will never again fall heavily on you, but gently and kindly as gifts from heaven.'
On Writing Well ch 1, 2
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn introduction or preface
Janson's History of Art - work through Part IV: 4 20th Cent Painting and Sculpture during this term

Week 02
Bible: Lamentations 4; Ezekiel 1-3; 2 Corinthians 4-6; Psalm 106:24-48; Proverbs 17:4-28
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 2
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 22-41 of ch 1 1904-1907 (19 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 24-48 second half of ch 1 (24 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 7 Advice and News to 17 Tame Wild Creatures
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 2
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 4-6
Speech: Teddy Roosevelt "The Man with the Muck Rake"--April 15, 1906
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 2 "Thinking Further About Science"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 69-70 Moral Judgements and a Virtuous Life
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: Pt Two: The Lesson Applied ch 2. The Broken Window
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 11-27 (half of ch 2, part of ch 3)
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 2
The Great Gatsby ch 2
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi (there are 8 sections; space it out for the week if desired) 1900
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 2 Yellowstone: 'the whole wilderness is enlivened with happy animals.'
On Writing Well ch 3, 4
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 1

Week 03
Bible: Ezekiel 4-7; 2 Corinthians 7-9; Psalm 107:1-22; Proverbs 18:1-10
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 3
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 41-61 of chs 1 and 2 1907-1911 (20 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first half of ch 2 pg 49-76 (27 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 18 Western Customs and Scenery to 29 Proper Place for Sports
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 3
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 7-9
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 3 "Social Darwinism"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 71-73 Poetry, Novels, Essays
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 3. The Blessings of Destruction
Essay: The Artistic Ordering of Life by Albert S. Cook, 1898
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 27-37 (middle of ch 3)
Invitation to the Classics: James Joyce - Dubliners
Short Story: The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster (1909)
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 3
The Great Gatsby ch 3 (first half)
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Microbe Hunters ch 11 Walter Reed (there are 7 sections; space it out for the week if desired) 1902
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 3 Yosemite: 'Nearly all the park is a profound solitude. Yet it is full of. . . God's thoughts.'
On Writing Well ch 5
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 2
Janson's History of Art - work through Part IV: 4 20th Cent Painting and Sculpture during this term

Week 04
Bible: Ezekiel 8-11; 2 Corinthians 10-12; Psalm 107:23-43; Proverbs 18:1-24
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul first half of ch 4
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 61-79 of ch 2 1911-1914 (18 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 76-103 second half of ch 2 (27 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 30 Concerning Getting Smashed 42 A Day With a Juggler
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 4
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 10-12
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 4 Marx
Ourselves by CM Book II pg pg 74, 75 History, The Informed Patriot
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 4. Public Works Mean Taxes
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 37-50 (finish ch 3)
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 4
The Great Gatsby ch 3 (second half)
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Microbe Hunters ch 12 Paul Ehrlich (there are 6 sections; space it out for the week if desired) 1900
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 4
On Writing Well ch 6
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 3

Week 05
Bible: Ezekiel 12-15; 2 Corinthians13; Romans 1; Psalm 108; Proverbs 19:1-10
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul second half of ch 4
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 3 (pg 80-111) 1914-1918 (31 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 104-137 ch 3 (33 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 43 Merits of Military and Civil Life to 53 Bill the Lizard
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 5
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 13-16
Speech: Woodrow Wilson, entering World War I, April 2, 1917 "War Message"
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 5 Marxism
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 75-77 Philosophy
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 5. Taxes Discourage Production
Essay: The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent by John Erskine, 1915
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 51-63 (ch 4 and 5)
Short Story: The Open Window by Saki (Hector.H. Munro; 1914)
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 5
The Great Gatsby ch 4
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 5
On Writing Well ch 7
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 4

Week 06
Bible: Ezekiel 16, 17; Romans 2, 3; Psalm 109; Proverbs 19:11-21
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 5
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 112-133 of ch 4 1918-1921 (21 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 138-175 ch 4 (37 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 54 On the Eve of the Election to 61 A Hunting Trip to 61 A Hunting Trip
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 6
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 17-19
Six Easy Pieces: pg 72-80 Gravitational potential energy
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 6 Julius Wellhausen
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 77, 78 'A Message'
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 6. Credit Diverts Production
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 64-77 (ch 6)
Invitation to the Classics: Franz Kafka - The Trial
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 6
The Great Gatsby ch 5
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 6
On Writing Well ch 8
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 5
Janson's History of Art - work through Part IV: 4 20th Cent Painting and Sculpture during this term

Week 07
Bible: Ezekiel 18-20; Romans 4, 5; Psalm 110, 111; Proverbs 19:22-29
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul first half of ch 6
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 133-153 of ch 4 1921-1924 (20 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 176-202 ch 5 (26 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 62 Abernethy the Wolf Hunter to 70 Advice Regarding Newspaper Annoyances
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 7
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 20, 21
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 7 "The Coming of the Strange Fire"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 79-83
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 7. The Curse of Machinery
Essay: The Superstition of School by G.K. Chesterton, 1923
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 78-88 (ch 7)
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 7
The Great Gatsby ch 6
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 7
On Writing Well ch 9
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 6

Week 08
Bible: Ezekiel 21-22:27; Romans 6-8:11; Psalm 112, 113; Proverbs 20:1-14
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul second half of ch 6
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 153-174 of ch 4 and 5 1924-1927 (21 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 203-229 ch 6 (26 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 71 Incidents of a Southern Trip to 82 A Quentin Anecdote
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 8
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 22-25
Speech: Franklin Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address March 4, 1933 "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 8 Sigmund Freud
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 83 (Indecision)-87
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 8. Spread-the-Work Schemes
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 89-99 (ch 8 and 9)
Short Story: Barn Burning by William Faulkner (1939)
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 8
The Great Gatsby ch 7 first third)
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 8
On Writing Well ch 10
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 7

Week 09
Bible: Ezekiel 22:28-ch 26; Romans 8:12- ch 9; Psalm 114, 115; Proverbs 20:15-30
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul first half of ch 7
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 174-195 of ch 5 1927-1930 (21 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 230-260 ch 7 (30 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 83 A Visit to Washington's Birthplace to 95 Pride in America
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 9
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 26-28
Speech: Edward VIII abdicates the throne of England--December 11, 1936 "the woman I love"
Six Easy Pieces: pg 80/81 Kinetic energy
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 9 John Dewey
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 87 (Interpretation)-89
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 9. Disbanding Troops and Bureaucrats
Essay: Master of Many Trades by Robert Twigger, 2013
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 100-112 (first third of ch 10)
Invitation to the Classics: William Butler Yeats - Poems
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 9
The Great Gatsby ch 7 (second third)
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 9 (first half)
On Writing Well ch 11, 12
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 8
Janson's History of Art - work through Part IV: 4 20th Cent Painting and Sculpture during this term

Week 10
Bible: Ezekiel 27-30:19; Romans 10, 11; Psalm 116, 117; Proverbs 21:1-11
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul second half of ch 7
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 195-214 of ch 5 1930-1932 (19 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first half of ch 8 pg 261-284 (24 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 96 What the President Saw at panama to 105 Trials of a Travelling President
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 10
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 29-32
Speech: Henry Louis "Lou" Gehrig's farewell to baseball speech July 4, 1939 "the luckiest man on the face of this earth" (also see biography on the site)
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 10 John Maynard Keyes
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 89 (Sentimental Humanity)-91
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 10. The Fetish of Full Employment
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 112-122 (middle of ch 10)
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 10
The Great Gatsby ch 7 (last third)
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 9 (second half)
On Writing Well ch 13
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 9

Week 11
Bible: Ezekiel 30:20-ch 33; Romans 12-14; Psalm 118:1-18; Proverbs 21:12-20
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 8
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 215-239 of ch 6 1932-1936 (24 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 284-308 second half of ch 8 (24 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 106 Changes of Three Centuries to 114 Quentin as a Ball-Player
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 11
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 33-35
Speech: Winston Churchill "Blood, sweat and tears" May 13, 1940
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 11 Kierkegaard
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 91 (Christ Presented in the Gospels)-93
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 11. Who's "Protected" by Tariffs?
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs pg 122-132 (last third of ch 10)
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 11
The Great Gatsby ch 8
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
Our National Parks by John Muir ch 10
On Writing Well ch 14
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 10

Week 12
Bible: Ezekiel 34-36; Romans 15, 16; Psalm 118:19-29; Proverbs 21:21-31
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 9
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 240-263 of ch 6 1936-1939 (23 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 309-340 ch 9 (31 pgs)
Roosevelt's Letters to His Children from 115 Four Sheepish Small Boys to 126 Quentin Grown-up
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ch 12
The Americanization of Edward Bok ch 36-end
Speech: Winston Churchill "Their finest hour" June 18, 1940
Six Easy Pieces: pg 81-88 Other forms of energy
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 12 "Who Shall Overcome?"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 93 (The Words of Christ)-96
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 12. The Drive for Exports
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 133-144 (ch 11 and 12)
All Quiet on the Western Front ch 12
The Great Gatsby ch 9
Poetry: Edna St Vincent Millay
On Writing Well ch 15
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 11

Optional Exam Week

Week Term 2 1940-1960

Week 13
Bible: Ezekiel 37-39; Colossians 1, 2; Psalm 119:1-19; Proverbs 22:1-14
The Cost of Discipleship ch 1 (Costly Grace)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 264-278 of ch 7 1940-1941 (14 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first third of ch 10 pg 341-351 (10 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 1 ch 1, 2
Here is Your War ch 1, 2 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner Preface
Hiding Place ch 1
Speech: Franklin Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor address, December 8, 1941 "a day that will live in infamy"
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 1 "The Medium is the Metaphor"
Short essay about the Trial of Nuremberg
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 13. "Parity" Prices
Essay: Introduction to Athanasisus' Incarnation by C. S. Lewis, 1944 (Just the introduction to the book)
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 145-153 (ch 13)
Invitation to the Classics: T. S. Eliot - Four Quartets
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 1
Brideshead Visited Prologue, Book I ch 1
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir ch 1
On Writing Well ch 16
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 12
Janson's History of Art - work through IV: 5 20th Century Architecture during this term

Week 14
Bible: Ezekiel 40-42; Colossians 3, 4; Psalm 119:20-35; Proverbs 22:15-29
The Cost of Discipleship ch 2 (The Call to Discipleship) - ch 3 (Singleminded Obedience)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 278-292 of ch 7 1941-1943 (14 pgs)
          OR Modern Times second third of ch 10 pg 351-361 (10 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 1 ch 3
Here is Your War ch 3 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 1
Hiding Place ch 2, 3
Speech: Dwight David Eisenhower--Supreme Allied Commander broadcasts D-Day invasion order, June 5, 1944 (Real Audio only--1 min. 42 sec. click on Speech Archive, scroll down to first Eisenhower entry) "The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you."
Justice Jackson's Nuremberg Trial Opening Statement for the Prosecution
Six Easy Pieces: pg 89/90 Planetary motions
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 2 "Media as Epistemology"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 97-100 Nature
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 14. Saving the X Industry
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 154-168 (ch 14)
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 2
Brideshead Visited ch 2
Essay: The Inner Ring, by C. S. Lewis, 1944
Short Story: Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell (1936) Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir ch 2
On Writing Well ch 17
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 13

Week 15
Bible: Ezekiel 43-45; Philemon; Ephesians 1; Psalm 119:37-56; Proverbs 23:1-11
The Cost of Discipleship ch 4 (Discipleship and the Cross) - ch 6 (The Beatitudes)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 292-305 of ch 7 1943-1944/5 (13 pgs)
          OR Modern Times last third of ch 10 pg 361-371 (10 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 1 ch 4
Here is Your War ch 4, 5 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 2
Hiding Place ch 4
Speech: Franklin Roosevelt D-Day Prayer June 6, 1944
The Justice Trial (spend 3 weeks)
Six Easy Pieces: pg 90-92 Kepler's laws
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 3 "Typographic America"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 100-102 Science
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 15. How the Price System Works
Essay: A Nice Cup of Tea by George Orwell, 1946
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 169-182 (ch 15, 16)
Invitation to the Classics: Robert Frost - Poems
Short Story: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber (1939)
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 3
Brideshead Visited ch 3, 4
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir ch 3
On Writing Well ch 18
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 14

Week 16
Bible: Ezekiel 46-48; Ephesians 2, 3; Psalm 119:57-71; Proverbs 23:12-28
The Cost of Discipleship ch 7 (The Visible Community) - ch 9 (The Brother)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 305-319 of ch 7 1944/5-1945 (14 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first third of ch 11 pg 372-380 (8 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 1 ch 5-8
Here is Your War ch 6, 7 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 3
Hiding Place ch 5, 6
Speech: Dwight David Eisenhower -Supreme Allied Commander on victory: June 12, 1945
The Justice Trial (spend 3 weeks)
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 4 "The Typographic Mind"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 102-103 Art
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 16. "Stabilizing" Commodities
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 183-199 (first half of ch 17)
Invitation to the Classics: Modern Poetry in English
Short Story: The Lottery by Shirley Jackson (1948)
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 4
Brideshead Visited first half of ch 5
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir ch 4
On Writing Well ch 19
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 15
Janson's History of Art - work through IV: 5 20th Century Architecture during this term

Week 17
Bible: Joel 1-3; Daniel 1; Ephesians 4, 5; Psalm 119:72-87; Proverbs 23:29-35
The Cost of Discipleship ch 10 (Woman) - ch 13 (The Enemy-The Extraordinary)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 320-333 of ch 8 1945-1948 (13 pgs)
          OR Modern Times second third of ch 11 pg 380-388 (8 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 1 ch 9, 10
Here is Your War ch 8 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 4
Hiding Place ch 7
The Justice Trial (spend 3 weeks)
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 5 "The Peek-a-Boo World"
Six Easy Pieces: pg 92-94 Development of dynamics
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 17. Government Price-Fixing
Essay: Politics and the English Language by George Orwell, 1946
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 199-205 (last part of ch 17; skip ch 18)
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 5, 6
Brideshead Visited second half of ch 5
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir ch 5
On Writing Well ch 20
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 16

Week 18
Bible: Daniel 2, 3; Ephesians 6; Philippians 1; Psalm 119:88-102; Proverbs 24:1-16
The Cost of Discipleship ch 14 (The Hidden Righteousness) - ch 16 (Devout Life)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 333-346 of ch 8 1948-1950 (13 pgs)
          OR Modern Times last third of ch 11 pg 388-397 (8 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 1 ch 11
Here is Your War ch 9 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 5
Hiding Place ch 8
Website: Finding Forgiveness at Pearl Harbor: here (Breakpoint did 3 articles: 1 2 3)
One of the Trial of Nuremberg documents from this site
Six Easy Pieces: pg 94-98 Newton's law of gravitation
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 6 "The Age of Show Business"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 104-106 Sociology
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 18. What Rent Control Does
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 210-226 (ch 19)
Invitation to the Classics: Modern Drama
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 7
Brideshead Visited ch 6
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir ch 6
On Writing Well ch 21
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 17

Week 19
Bible: Daniel 4-6:18; Philippians 2, 3; Psalm 119:103-122; Proverbs 24:17-34
The Cost of Discipleship ch 17 (Simplicity of the Carefree Life) - ch 20 (The Conclusion)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 346-359 of ch 8 1950-1951 (13 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first third of ch 12 pg 398-409 (11 pgs)
Speech: Douglas MacArthur's farewell to Congress April 19, 1951 "Old soldiers never die"
Mein Kampf Book 1 ch 12, Book 2 ch 1
Here is Your War ch 10 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 6
Hiding Place ch 9, 10
Flight Into Eternity
One of the Trial of Nuremberg documents from this site
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 7 "Now . . .This"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 106-108 To Know Ourselves-end of chapter
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 19. Minimum Wage Laws
Essay: How a Generation Lost Its Common Culture by Patrick Deneen, 2016
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 227-236 (first third of ch 20)
Short Story: The Outstation by Somerset Maugham (1950)
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 8
Brideshead Visited ch 7
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir ch 7
On Writing Well ch 22
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 18
Janson's History of Art - work through IV: 5 20th Century Architecture during this term

Week 20
Bible: Daniel 6:19-9:19; Philippians 4; 1 Timothy 1; Psalm 119:123-136; Proverbs 25:1-10
The Cost of Discipleship ch 21 (The Harvest) - ch 26 (The Fruit)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 359-372 of ch 8 1951-1953 (13 pgs)
          OR Modern Times second third of ch 12 up to pg 409-420 (11 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 2 ch 2-4
Here is Your War ch 11, 12 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 7
Hiding Place ch 11
Speech: Winston Churchill "Iron Curtain" March 5, 1946
One of the Trial of Nuremberg documents from this site
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 8 "Shuffle Off to Bethlehem"
Six Easy Pieces: pg 98-104 Universal gravitation
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 20. Do Unions Really Raise Wages?
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 236-245 (middle of ch 20)
Invitation to the Classics: C. S. Lewis - The Screwtape Letters
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 9, 10, 11
Brideshead Visited ch 8
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir ch 8
On Writing Well ch 23
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 19

Week 21
Bible: Daniel 9:20-11; 1 Timothy 2-4; Psalm 119:137-155; Proverbs 25:11-19
The Cost of Discipleship ch 27 (Preliminary Questions) - ch 29 (The Body of Christ)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 372-386 of ch 8 1953-1955 (14 pgs)
          OR Modern Times last third of ch 12 pg 420-431 (11 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 2 ch 5-8
Here is Your War ch 13, 14 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 8
Hiding Place ch 12
One of the Trial of Nuremberg documents from this site
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 9 "Reach Out and Elect Someone"
Six Easy Pieces: pg 104-107 Cavendish's experiment
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 21. "Enough to Buy Back the Product"
Essay: Living Like Weasels by Annie Dillard, 1974
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 245-256 (finish ch 20)
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 12
Brideshead Visited Book II ch 1
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir ch 9
On Writing Well ch 24 (end)
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 20

Week 22
Bible: Daniel 12; Ezra 1-4:16; 1 Timothy 5, 6; Psalm 119:156-176; Proverbs 25:20-28
The Cost of Discipleship ch 30 (The Visible Community)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 386-398 of ch 8 1955-1956 (12 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first third of ch 13 pg 432-443 (11 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 2 ch 9, 10
Here is Your War ch 15 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 9
Hiding Place ch 13
One of the Trial of Nuremberg documents from this site
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 10 "Teaching as an Amusing Activity"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 109-110
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 22. The Function of Profits
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 257-267 (ch 21)
Invitation to the Classics: William Faulkner - Go Down, Moses
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 13
Brideshead Visited ch 2, 3
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
Less Than Words Can Say Foreward and ch 1
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 21

Week 23
Bible: Ezra 4:17-7; 1 Peter 1, 2; Psalm 120, 121; Proverbs 26:1-14
The Cost of Discipleship ch 31 (The Saints)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 399-409 of ch 9 1956-1958/9 (10 pgs)
          OR Modern Times second third of ch 13 pg 443-454 (11 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 2 ch 11-13
Here is Your War ch 16 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner Author's Note
Hiding Place ch 14, 15
One of the Trial of Nuremberg documents from this site
Six Easy Pieces: pg 107-112 What is gravity?
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 11 "The Huxleyan Warning"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 111-112
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 23. The Mirage of Inflation
Essay: Home Places by Gene Logsdon, 2014
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 270-287 (ch 22)
Invitation to the Classics: Simone Weil - Waiting for God
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 14, 15, 16
Brideshead Visited ch 4, first half of ch 5
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 1 (view processionary caterpillars here.)
Less Than Words Can Say ch 2
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 22
Janson's History of Art - work through IV: 5 20th Century Architecture during this term

Week 24
Bible: Ezra 8-10; 1 Peter 3-5; Psalm 122, 123, 124; Proverbs 26:15-28
The Cost of Discipleship ch 32 (The Image of Christ)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 409-416 of ch 9 1958/9-1959/60 (7 pgs)
          OR Modern Times last third of ch 13 pg 454-465 (11 pgs)
Mein Kampf Book 2 ch 14, 15
Here is Your War ch 17, 18 (or other Ernie Pyle book)
Hiding Place epilogue
One of the Trial of Nuremberg documents from this site
Six Easy Pieces: pg 112-114 Gravity and relativity
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 112-114
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 24. The Assault on Saving
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 288-304 (ch 23)
Invitation to the Classics: Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Letters and Papers from Prison
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 17, 18
Brideshead Visited second half of ch 5, Epilogue
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 2 (Note Fabre's comments on communal living in this chapter.)
Less Than Words Can Say ch 3, 4
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 23

Optional Exam Week

Week Term 3 1960-present

Week 25
Bible: Haggai 1, 2; Zechariah 1-3; Hebrews 1-3; Psalm 125, 126, 127; Proverbs 27:1-12
The Mind of the Maker ch 1 (or The Pleasures of God introduction)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 416-439 of ch 9 1959/60-1963/4 (23 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first half of ch 14 pg 466-487 (20 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 1. December 5, 1955--MIA Mass Meeting
The Hungarian Revolt intro, ch 1, start on ch 2
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 1
Speech: John F. Kennedy's Inauguration January 20, 1961 "Ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country."
Speech: Douglas MacArthur's address at West Point May 12, 1962 "Duty, honor, country."
Six Easy Pieces: pg 115-117 Atomic mechanics
Modern Fascism Forward, Preface and ch 1 "A Disease of the Times"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 115-117
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: ch 25. The Lesson Restated
Essay: Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation by Ronald Reagan, 1983
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 305-312 (first third of ch 24)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 1, 2
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 3
Less Than Words Can Say ch 5
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 24
Janson's History of Art - This term: Postscript: The Meeting of East and West

Week 26
Bible: Zechariah 4-9; Hebrews 4-6; Psalm 128, 129, 130; Proverbs 27:13-27
The Mind of the Maker ch 2 (or The Pleasures of God ch 1 in His Son)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 439-459 of ch 9 1963/4-1966 (20 pgs)
          OR Modern Times second half of ch 14 pg 487-505 (20 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 2. April 7, 1957--"The Birth of a New Nation"
The Hungarian Revolt spend this week and next on ch 2
Why We Can't Wait ch 1
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 2, 3
Speech: John F. Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" June 26, 1963
Six Easy Pieces: pg 117-120 An experiment with bullets
Modern Fascism ch 2 "The Doctrine of Our Age"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 117 (Enter Not)-118
Hazlitt Economics in One Lesson: The Lesson After Thirty Years
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 312-323 (second third of ch 24)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 3, 4, 5
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 4
Less Than Words Can Say ch 6
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 25

Week 27
Bible: Zechariah 10-12; Hebrews 7, 8; Psalm 131, 132, 133; Proverbs 28:1-9
The Mind of the Maker ch 3 (or The Pleasures of God ch 2 in All He Does)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 459-479 of ch 9 and 10 1966-1969/70 (20 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 506-543 ch 15 (37 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 3. May 17, 1957--"Give Us the Ballot"
The Hungarian Revolt finish ch 2
Why We Can't Wait ch 2
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 4, 5
Speech: Edward Kennedy at Robert Kennedy's funeral June 8, 1968 "I see things that never were and say 'why not?''
Speech: Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 Moon Landing July 20, 1969 "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." (20th century topics, or click here for 4 min. 22 sec. Of Real Audio of landing and Armstrong's words, go here and click on Speech Archive and go to Neil Armstrong entry)
Modern Fascism ch 3 "The Hebrew Disease"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 118 (Training a Trusty Spirit)-120
Autobiography of a Slander My First Stage
Essay: The Spirit of Youth: What was so new about Futurism? by Morgan Meis, 2014
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 323-330 (last third of ch 24)
Invitation to the Classics: Flannery O'Connor - A Good Man is Hard to Find; Greenleaf; Revelation
Short Story: A and P by John Updike (1961)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 6, 7, 8
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 5
Less Than Words Can Say ch 7
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 26

Week 28
Bible: Zechariah 13, 14; Esther 1, 2; Hebrews 9, 10; Psalm 134, 135; Proverbs 28:10-17
The Mind of the Maker ch 4 (or The Pleasures of God ch 3 in His Creation)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 479-500 of ch 10 1969/70-1974 (21 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 544-574 ch 16 (30 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 4. June 23, 1963--Speech at the Great March on Detroit
The Hungarian Revolt spend 5 weeks in ch 3
Why We Can't Wait ch 3
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 6
Speech: Richard Nixon's "Silent Majority" speech, November 3, 1969
Speech: Congresswoman Barbara Jordan's opening statement to House Judiciary Committee
Modern Fascism ch 4 "Two Masters" (take 2 weeks if needed)
Six Easy Pieces: pg 120-122 An experiment with waves
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 331-346 (ch 25)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 9, 10
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 6
Less Than Words Can Say ch 8, 9
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 27
Janson's History of Art - This term: Postscript: The Meeting of East and West

Week 29
Bible: Esther 3-6; Hebrews 11, 12; Psalm 136; Proverbs 28:18-28
The Mind of the Maker ch 5 (or The Pleasures of God ch 4 in His Fame)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 500-522 of ch 10 1974-1977 (22 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first half of ch 17 pg 575-593 (18 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 5. August 28, 1963--"I Have a Dream"
The Hungarian Revolt spend 5 weeks in ch 3
Why We Can't Wait ch 4
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 7
Speech: Richard Nixon's resignation August 8, 1974 #39
Speech: Gerald Ford's pardoning of Richard Nixon September 8, 1974
Six Easy Pieces: pg 122-124 The interface of electron waves
Modern Fascism ch 4 "Two Masters" (finish the chapter this week if needed)
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 121-125
Autobiography of a Slander My Second Stage
Essay: The Joy of Literary Destruction: Writers who broke all the rules by Wendy Lesser, 2014
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 347-356 (ch 26)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 2 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 11
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 7
Less Than Words Can Say ch 10
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 28

Week 30
Bible: Esther 7-10; Hebrews 13; Psalm 137, 138; Proverbs 29:1-15
The Mind of the Maker ch 6 (or The Pleasures of God ch 5 in (unconditional) Election (treated also in the Appendix) *If your church differs in this teaching, this might be an excellent opportunity for discussion)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 522-542 of ch 10 1977-1979 (20 pgs)
          OR Modern Times last half of ch 17 pg 593-612 (18 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 6. September 18, 1963--"Eulogy for the Martyred Children"
Why We Can't Wait ch 5
The Hungarian Revolt spend 5 weeks in ch 3
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 8, 9
Modern Fascism ch 5 "The Triumph of the Will"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 126-128
Autobiography of a Slander My Third Stage
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 357-368 (ch 27 and 28)
Invitation to the Classics: Aleksander I. Solzhenitsyn - One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Fahrenheit 451 Part 2 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 12, 13, 14
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 8
Less Than Words Can Say ch 11
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 29

Week 31
Bible: Nehemiah 1-3; 2 Timothy 1-4; Psalm 139; Proverbs 29:16-27
The Mind of the Maker ch 7 (or The Pleasures of God ch 6 in Bruising the Son)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 543-564 of ch 11 1979-1983 (21 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first half of ch 18 pg 613-636 (23 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 7. December 10, 1964--Acceptance Speech at Nobel Peace Prize
The Hungarian Revolt spend 5 weeks in ch 3
Why We Can't Wait ch 6
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 10
Modern Fascism ch 6 "Life Unworthy of Life"
Six Easy Pieces: pg 127-133 Watching the electrons
Autobiography of a Slander My Fourth Stage
Essay: Can Beauty Help us to Become Better People? by John Armstrong, 2014
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 369-380 (first quarter of ch 29)
Short Story: Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (1961)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 2 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 15, 16
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 9 (probably a psyche casta moth)
Less Than Words Can Say ch 12
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 30

Week 32
Bible: Nehemiah 4-6; 2 Peter 1-3; Psalm 140, 141; Proverbs 30:1-9
The Mind of the Maker ch 8 (or The Pleasures of God ch 7 in Doing Good)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 564-585 of ch 11 1983-1986 (21 pgs)
          OR Modern Times last half of ch 18 pg 636-658 (23 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 8. March 25, 1965--"Our God Is Marching On!"
Why We Can't Wait ch 7
The Hungarian Revolt spend 5 weeks in ch 3
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 11, 12
Speech: Ronald Reagan--D-Day Memorial--Pointe du Hoc--June 6, 1984 "These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc."
alternate, or in addition: Ronald Reagan--D-Day Memorial--Omaha Beach--June 6, 1984
Speech: Ronald Reagan--Challenger Disaster Address Jan 28, 1986 "We will never forget them, as they 'touched the face of God.'"
Modern Fascism ch 7 "The Beautiful Ideas Which Kill"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 129-132
Autobiography of a Slander My Fifth Stage
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 380-394 (second quarter of ch 29)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 2 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 17, 18
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 10 Great Peacock (Saturnia pyri)
Less Than Words Can Say ch 13
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 31
Janson's History of Art - This term: Postscript: The Meeting of East and West

Week 33
Bible: Nehemiah 7, 8; Jude; Psalm 142, 143; Proverbs 30:10-23
The Mind of the Maker ch 9 (or The Pleasures of God ch 8 in the Prayers)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 586-607 of ch 11 1986-1989 (21 pgs)
          OR Modern Times pg 659-696 ch 19 (37 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 9. April 4, 1967--"Beyond Vietnam"
The Hungarian Revolt ch 4, 5
Why We Can't Wait ch 8
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 13, 14
Speech: Ronald Reagan--Brandenberg Gate June 12, 1987 "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
Six Easy Pieces: pg 133-136 First principles of quantum mechanics
Modern Fascism ch 8 "The Will to Power" (take 2 weeks if needed)
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 132 (A Brilliant Career)-133
Autobiography of a Slander My Sixth Stage
Essay: You're Regretting Wrong by Judith Shulevitz, 2014
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 394-405 (third quarter of ch 29)
Invitation to the Classics: Contemporary Writers
Short Story: Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor (1965)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 19, 20, 21
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 11
Less Than Words Can Say ch 14
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 32

Week 34
Bible: Nehemiah 9, 10; 1 John 1-3; Psalm 144, 145; Proverbs 30:24-33
The Mind of the Maker ch 10 (or The Pleasures of God ch 9 in Personal Obedience)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 608-632 of ch 12 1989-1993 (24 pgs)
          OR Modern Times first third of ch 20 pg 697-726 (29 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 10. August 16, 1967--"Where Do We Go From Here?"
The Hungarian Revolt ch 6
Why We Can't Wait - Afterword
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 15
Speech: Barbara Bush at Wellesley, 1990
Speech: George H. W. Bush 41st President--Announces Attack on Iraq January 16, 1991
Modern Fascism ch 8 "The Will to Power" (finish the chapter this week if needed)
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 133 (A Dividing Line)-134
Autobiography of a Slander My Seventh Stage
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 405-418 (last quarter of ch 29)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 22, 23, 24
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 12
Less Than Words Can Say ch 15
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 33

Week 35
Bible: Nehemiah 11-13; 1 John 4, 5; Psalm 146, 147; Proverbs 31:1-9
The Mind of the Maker ch 11 (or The Pleasures of God ch 10 in Concealing Himself)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 632-655 of ch 12 1993-1996/7 (23 pgs)
          OR Modern Times second third of ch 20 pg 726-755 (29 pgs)
A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK Jr - 11. April 3, 1968--"I've Been to the Mountaintop"
The Hungarian Revolt ch 7-14 (all short articles)
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 16, 17
Speech: Mother Theresa at Presidential Prayer Breakfast 1994 February 5--before President and Mrs. Clinton, on subect of abortion; scroll down to M's; once on link, follow through 3 pages; also here
Speech: Billy Graham's (minister to the Presidents) funeral address for Richard Nixon April 27, 1994, before 4 living presidents; Part 1 Part 2
Six Easy Pieces: pg 136-139 The uncertainty principle
Modern Fascism ch 9 "The People's Culture"
Ourselves by CM Book II pg 134 (Will May Be a National Attribute)-136
Autobiography of a Slander My Triumphant Finale
Essay: The Problem With Too Much Information by Dougald Hine, 2014
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 419-433 (ch 30)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 25, 26, 27
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 13
Less Than Words Can Say ch 16
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 34

Week 36
Bible: Malachi; 2 John; 3 John; Psalm 148, 149, 150; Proverbs 31:10-31
The Mind of the Maker postscript (or The Pleasures of God Epilogue and Appendix)
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century pg 655-678 of ch 12 1996/7-1999 (23 pgs)
          OR Modern Times last third of ch 20 pg 755-784 (29 pgs)
The Hungarian Revolt ch 15-16
Life and Death in Shanghai ch 18
Any or all of these speeches: Queen Elizabeth II on death of Princess of Wales, September 5, 1997
Clarence Thomas "I am a man, a black man, an American" July 29, 1998, before National Bar Association
Chairman Henry Hyde's Opening Remarks to Impeachment Inquiry of President Bill Clinton, December 11, 1998 (9 min. 18 sec. on Real Audio)
Elie Wiesel The Perils of Indifference April 12, 1999
Franklin Graham at Columbine High School Memorial Service--April 25, 1999
The World: Life and Travel by Jan Morris pgs 434-446 (ch 31-end)
Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 (spend 4 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 28-end
Choose poetry from an anthology of modern poetry
The Life of the Caterpillar ch 14
Less Than Words Can Say ch 17
The Thinking Toolbox by Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn lesson 35

Optional Exam Week

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