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AO for Groups Form 1 A - Schedule - AmblesideOnline.org

AmblesideOnline for Groups Form 1 A:
36-Week Schedule

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Week 1
Bible Old Testament - Creation Week: Genesis 1:1-2:3
Bible New Testament - Zacharias and Elisabeth Luke 1:5-25
An Island Story ch 1 The Stories of Albion and Brutus
An Island Story ch 2 The Coming of the Romans
Viking Tales: The Baby
Paddle to the Sea: ch 1
Burgess's Bird Book: ch 1 Jenny Wren Arrives: Introducing the House Wren
Aesop's Fables: The Wolf and the Kid (pg 7 in the Milo Winter version)
Parables from Nature ch 1 A Lesson of Faith
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Just So Stories: How the Whale Got His Throat
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 2
Bible Old Testament - The First Gardeners: Genesis 2:7-25
Bible New Testament - An Angel Visits Mary Luke 1:26-38
An Island Story ch 3 The Romans Come Again
An Island Story ch 4 How Caligula Conquered Britain
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 30 The Sword of Damocles
Viking Tales: The Tooth-thrall
Paddle to the Sea: ch 2
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Blue Fairy Book: Beauty and the Beast
Just So Stories: How the Camel Got His Hump
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 3
Bible Old Testament - Evil Enters: Genesis 3:1-24
Bible New Testament - Mary visits Elisabeth Luke 1:39-56
An Island Story ch 5 The Story of a Warrior Queen
An Island Story ch 6 The Last of the Romans
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 31 Damon and Pythias
Viking Tales: Olaf's Farm
Burgess's Bird Book: ch 2 The Old Orchard Bully - The English or House Sparrow
Aesop's Fables: Tortoise and the Ducks (pg 8 in the Milo Winter version)
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
American Tall Tales: Sky-Bright Axe: Paul Bunyan, first half
Just So Stories: How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 4
Bible Old Testament - The Children of Adam and Eve: Genesis 4:1-5:5
Bible New Testament - Elisabeth Has Her Baby Luke 1:57-80
An Island Story ch 7 The Story of St. Alban
Viking Tales: Olaf's Fight with Havard
A Drop of Water Section 1 Water's Smallest Parts
Paddle to the Sea: ch 3
Secrets of the Woods: Tookhees the 'Fraid One (first third; for older students)
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
American Tall Tales: Sky-Bright Axe: Paul Bunyan, second half
Just So Stories: How the Leopard Got His Spots
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 5
Bible Old Testament - Seth's Great-great-great-Grandson Noah: Genesis 5:28-6:22
Bible New Testament - Mary Has HER Baby Luke 2:1-20
An Island Story ch 8 Vortigern and King Constans
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 32 A Laconic Answer
Viking Tales: Foes'-Fear
Paddle to the Sea: ch 4
Secrets of the Woods: Tookhees the 'Fraid One (middle third; for older students)
Aesop's Fables: Belling the Cat (pg 11 in the Milo Winter version)
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Just So Stories: The Elephant's Child
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 6
Bible Old Testament - The Flood: Genesis 7:1-24
Bible New Testament - Baby Jesus is Taken to the Temple Luke 2:21-38
An Island Story ch 9 The Story of the Coming of Hengist and Horsa
Viking Tales: Harald is King
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Secrets of the Woods: Tookhees the 'Fraid One (last third; for older students)
Parables from Nature ch 2 The Law of Authority and Obedience
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Tales from Shakespeare (this term's play from AO's Shakespeare rotation)
Just So Stories: The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 7
Bible Old Testament - The Flood Subsides: Genesis 8:1-22
Bible New Testament - Jesus is Taken on Another Visit to the Temple Luke 2:39-52
An Island Story ch 10 Hengist's Treachery
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 36 The Brave Three Hundred
Viking Tales: Harald's Battle
Paddle to the Sea: ch 5
Aesop's Fables: The Eagle and the Jackdaw (pg 12 in the Milo Winter version)
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Heroes by Kingsley: Perseus Part I - How Perseus and his Mother Came to Seriphos (for older students)
Just So Stories: The Beginning of the Armadillos
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 8
Bible Old Testament - New Life in a New World: Genesis 9:1-29
Bible New Testament - John the Baptist Begins His Ministry Luke 3:1-20
An Island Story ch 11 How the Giant's Dance was Brought to Britain
George Washington by D'Aulaire (spread this book over three weeks)
Viking Tales: Gyda's Saucy Message
A Drop of Water Section 2 Water's Elastic Surface
Paddle to the Sea: ch 6
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Heroes by Kingsley: Perseus Part II - How Perseus Vowed a Rash Vow (for older students)
Just So Stories: How the First Letter Was Written
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 9
Bible Old Testament - The Tower of Babel: Genesis 11:1-9
Bible New Testament - Jesus' Baptism: When all the people were being baptized, before Herod shut up John in prison, Jesus also came tp be baptized: Matt 4:13-17; Mark 4:9-12
An Island Story ch 12 The Coming of Arthur
An Island Story ch 13 The Founding of the Round Table
George Washington by D'Aulaire (spread this book over three weeks)
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Boy and the Filberts (pg 12 in the Milo Winter version)
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Heroes by Kingsley: Perseus Part III - How Perseus Slew the Gorgon (for older students)
Just So Stories: How the Alphabet Was Made
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 10
Bible Old Testament - Abraham: Genesis 11:10-12:20
Bible New Testament - The Wilderness Luke 4:1-13
An Island Story ch 14 The Story of Gregory and the Pretty Children
Viking Tales: The Sea Fight
George Washington by D'Aulaire (spread this book over three weeks)
Paddle to the Sea: ch 7
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Heroes by Kingsley: Perseus Part IV - How Perseus Came to the Aethiops (for older students)
Just So Stories: The Crab That Played with the Sea
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 11
Bible Old Testament - Abraham and his Nephew Lot: Genesis 13:1-18
Bible New Testament - Jesus Heals Peter's Mother-in-Law Luke 4:14-41
Child's History of the World ch 47 Two Empires, Two Emperors
Viking Tales: King Harald's Wedding
Farmer George Plants a Nation (spread this book over two weeks)
Paddle to the Sea: ch 8
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: Hercules and the Wagoner (pg 13 in the Milo Winter version)
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Heroes by Kingsley: Perseus Part V - How Perseus Came Home Again (for older students)
Just So Stories: The Cat That Walked by Himself
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 12
Bible Old Testament - Abraham and the Stars: Genesis 15:1-16
Bible New Testament - Fishermen Luke 5:1-11
Child's History of the World ch 48 Getting a Start (optional; this is covered in An Island Story)
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 34 Alexander and Bucephalus
Viking Tales: King Harald Goes West-Over-Seas
Farmer George Plants a Nation (spread this book over two weeks)
Paddle to the Sea: ch 9
Aesop's Fables: The Kid and the Wolf (pg 13 in the Milo Winter version)
Parables from Nature ch 3 The Unknown Land
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Just So Stories: The Butterfly That Stamped
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 13
Bible Old Testament - Hagar and Ishmael: Genesis 16:1-16
Bible New Testament - Four Friends Bring a Man to be Healed Luke 5:17-26
An Island Story ch 15 How King Alfred Learned to Read
An Island Story ch 16 King Alfred in the Cowherd's Cottage
The Little Duke - first half of ch 1
Paddle to the Sea: ch 10
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (pg 14 in the Milo Winter version)
Jungle Book: Mowgli's Brothers, first half
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Optional Exam Week

Week 14
Bible Old Testament - Abraham Bargains With God : Genesis 18:1-33
Bible New Testament - The Healing of a Withered Hand Luke 6:1-11
An Island Story ch 17 More About Alfred the Great
Child's History of the World ch 49 The End of the World
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 35 Diogenes the Wise Man
The Little Duke - second half of ch 1
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Jungle Book: Mowgli's Brothers, second half and Hunting-Song of the Seeonee Pack
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
American Tall Tales: Coyote Cowboy: Pecos Bill, first half
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 15
Bible Old Testament - Sodom and Gomorrah: Genesis 19:1-30
Bible New Testament - Jesus calls the Disciples, and Heals More People Luke 6:12-19
An Island Story ch 18 Ethelred the Unready
Child's History of the World ch 50 Real Castles
The Little Duke - first half of ch 2
A Drop of Water Section 3 Floating Steel and Wild Waves (experiment: Surface Tension)
Secrets of the Woods: A Wilderness Byway (first half; for older students)
Jungle Book: Kaa's Hunting, first half
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
American Tall Tales: Coyote Cowboy: Pecos Bill, second half
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 16
Bible Old Testament - Sarah Has a Son: Genesis 21:1-21
Bible New Testament - Healing of the Centurion's Servant Luke 7:1-10
An Island Story ch 19 How Edmund Ironside Fought for the Crown
Child's History of the World ch 51 Knights and Days of Chivalry
The Little Duke - second half of ch 2
Paddle to the Sea: ch 11
Secrets of the Woods: A Wilderness Byway (second half; for older students)
Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Grapes (pg 16 in the Milo Winter version)
Jungle Book: Kaa's Hunting, second half and Road-Song of the Bandar-log
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 17
Bible Old Testament - Isaac and the Lamb: Genesis 22:1-23:2; 23:20
Bible New Testament - John the Baptist Questions Jesus Luke 7:11-30
This Country of Ours ch 1 How the Vikings of Old Sought And Found New Lands
The Little Duke - first half of ch 3
Paddle to the Sea: ch 12
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Bundle of Sticks (pg 16 in the Milo Winter version)
Jungle Book: Tiger! Tiger!, first half
Parables from Nature ch 5 Training and Restraining
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 18
Bible Old Testament - Isaac's Wife: Genesis 24:1-28
Bible New Testament - The Woman Who Washed Jesus' Feet Luke 7:36-50
An Island Story ch 20 Canute and the Waves
Child's History of the World ch 52 A Pirate's Great Grandson
The Little Duke - second half of ch 3
Paddle to the Sea: ch 13
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Jungle Book: Tiger! Tiger!, second half and Mowgli's Song
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Blue Fairy Book: Why the Sea is Salt
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 19
Bible Old Testament - Rebekah's Brother Laban: Genesis 24:29-67
Bible New Testament - A Parable of the Sower Luke 8:1-18
An Island Story ch 21 Edward the Confessor
The Little Duke - first half of ch 4
A Drop of Water Section 4 When Water Makes Air
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Ass and his Driver (pg 18 in the Milo Winter version)
Jungle Book: The White Seal, first half
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Tales from Shakespeare (this term's play from AO's Shakespeare rotation)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 20
Bible Old Testament - Isaac and Rebekah Have Sons: Genesis 25:19-34
Bible New Testament - Jesus Rules a Storm Luke 8:19-26
An Island Story ch 22 Harold
The Little Duke - second half of ch 4
Paddle to the Sea: ch 14
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Oxen and the Wheels (pg 18 in the Milo Winter version)
Jungle Book: The White Seal, second half and Lukannon
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 21
Bible Old Testament - Jacob and Esau and the Birthright: Genesis 25:34-35; 27:1-40
Bible New Testament - The Herd of Pigs Luke 8:27-39
An Island Story ch 23 The Battle of Stamford Bridge
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 25 The Story of Regulus
The Little Duke - first half of ch 5
Paddle to the Sea: ch 15
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Jungle Book: Rikki-tikki-tavi and Darzee's Chaunt
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 22
Bible Old Testament - Jacob Flees Esau's Wrath: Genesis 27:41-46, 28:1-5, 28:10-22
Bible New Testament - Jairus's Daughter Luke 8:40-56
An Island Story ch 24 The Battle of Hastings
The Little Duke - second half of ch 5
Paddle to the Sea: ch 16
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Lion and the Mouse (pg 19 in the Milo Winter version)
Jungle Book: Toomai of the Elephants, first half
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 23
Bible Old Testament - Jacob Journeys On: Genesis 29:1-14
Bible New Testament - Loaves and Fishes Luke 9:10-17
An Island Story ch 25 William the Conqueror: Hereward the Wake
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 26 Cornelia's Jewels
The Little Duke - first half of ch 6
Paddle to the Sea: ch 17
Aesop's Fables: The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf (pg 20 in the Milo Winter version)
Jungle Book: Toomai of the Elephants, second half and Shiv and the Grasshopper
Parables from Nature ch 7 Waiting
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 24
Bible Old Testament - Jacob falls in Love: Genesis 29:15-30:24
Bible New Testament - Who Say Ye That I Am? Luke 9:18-36
An Island Story ch 26 William the Conqueror: Death of the King
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 28 Horatius at the Bridge
The Little Duke - second half of ch 6
Paddle to the Sea: ch 18
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Gnat and the Bull (pg 21 in the Milo Winter version)
Jungle Book: Her Majesty's Servants and Parade-Song of the Camp Animals
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Optional Exam Week

Week 25
Bible Old Testament - Jacob Returns Home and Worries About Meeting Esau Again: Genesis 33:1-20
Bible New Testament - Following Jesus Luke 9:51-62
An Island Story ch 27 The Story of William the Red
Child's History of the World ch 53 A Great Adventure
The Little Duke first half of ch 7
Paddle to the Sea: ch 19
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
The Wind in Willows: ch 1 The River Bank
Parables from Nature ch 10 The Law of the Wood
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 26
Bible Old Testament - God changes Jacob's Name: Genesis 35:1, 35:9-29
Bible New Testament - The Good Samaritan Luke 10:25-37
An Island Story ch 28 Henry I: The Story of the "White Ship"
The Little Duke second half of ch 7
Paddle to the Sea: ch 20
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Plane Tree (pg 21 in the Milo Winter version)
The Wind in Willows: ch 2 The Open Road
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Blue Fairy Book: Felicia and the Pot of Pinks
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 27
Bible Old Testament - Joseph Dreams and Annoys His Brothers: Genesis 37:1-36
Bible New Testament - Mary and Martha Luke 10:38-42
An Island Story ch 29 The Story of King Stephen
An Island Story ch 30 Henry Plantagenet: Gilbert and Rohesia
The Little Duke first half of ch 8
Paddle to the Sea: ch 21
Secrets of the Woods: Keeonekh the Fisherman (first third; for older students)
Aesop's Fables: The Farmer and the Stork (pg 22 in the Milo Winter version)
The Wind in Willows: ch 3 The Wild Wood
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 28
Bible Old Testament - Joseph in Egypt: Genesis 39:1-20
Bible New Testament - Jesus Teaches His Disciples How to Pray Luke 11:1-13
An Island Story ch 31 Henry Plantagenet: Thomas a Becket
The Little Duke second half of ch 8
A Drop of Water Section 5 When Water Flows Up (experiment: Capillary Attraction)
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Secrets of the Woods: Keeonekh the Fisherman (middle third; for older students)
The Wind in Willows: ch 4 Mr. Badger
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 29
Bible Old Testament - Joseph in Prison: Genesis 39:21-40:23
Bible New Testament - True Treasure Luke 12:13-34
An Island Story ch 32 Henry Plantagenet: The Conquest of Ireland
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 24 The Story of Cincinnatus
The Little Duke first half of ch 9
Paddle to the Sea: ch 22
Secrets of the Woods: Keeonekh the Fisherman (last third; for older students)
Aesop's Fables: The Sheep and the Pig (pg 22 in the Milo Winter version)
The Wind in Willows: ch 5 Dulce Donum
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 30
Bible Old Testament - Jospeh Leaves Prison: Genesis 41:1-24
Bible New Testament - Jesus Heals on the Sabbath Day Luke 13:11-17
An Island Story ch 33 The Story of Richard Coeur de Lion
The Little Duke second half of ch 9
Paddle to the Sea: ch 23
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Travelers and the Purse (pg 24 in the Milo Winter version)
The Wind in Willows: ch 6 Mr. Toad
American Tall Tales: Five Fathoms Tall: Stormalong, first half
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 31
Bible Old Testament - Joseph Explains the Dreams and Makes a Plan: Genesis 41:25-57
Bible New Testament - The Lost Sheep and The Lost Coin Luke 15:1-10
An Island Story ch 34 Richard Couer de Lion: The Story of How Blondel Found the King
Child's History of the World ch 54 Tick-Tack-Toe
The Little Duke first half of ch 10
Paddle to the Sea: ch 24
The Wind in Willows: ch 7 The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
American Tall Tales: Five Fathoms Tall: Stormalong, second half
Parables from Nature ch 12 Daily Bread
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 32
Bible Old Testament - Joseph Meets His Brothers Again: Genesis 42:1-38
Bible New Testament - The Prodigal Son Luke 15:11-32
An Island Story ch 35 John Lackland: The Story of Prince Arthur
Child's History of the World ch 55 Three Kingdoms in West Africa
The Little Duke second half of ch 10
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Lion and the Ass (pg 24 in the Milo Winter version)
The Wind in Willows: ch 8 Toad's Adventures
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Tales from Shakespeare (this term's play from AO's Shakespeare rotation)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 33
Bible Old Testament - Joseph Meets His Brothers Yet Again:: Genesis 43:1-34
Bible New Testament - Jesus Teaches His Disciples Luke 17:1-11
Child's History of the World ch 56 Bibles Made of Stone and Glass
The Little Duke first half of ch 11
A Drop of Water Section 6 Soap Bubbles (experiment: Soap Bubbles)
Paddle to the Sea: ch 25
Aesop's Fables: The Frogs who Wished for a King (pg 25 in the Milo Winter version)
The Wind in Willows: ch 9 Wayfarer's All
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
Blue Fairy Book: Prince Darling
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 34
Bible Old Testament - Jospeh Tests His Brothers: Genesis 44:1-34, 45:1-28, 46:1-7, 48:27-28
Bible New Testament - Ten Lepers Luke 17:11-19
Child's History of the World ch 57 John, Whom Nobody Loved
Fifty Famous Stories Retold ch 27 Androclus and the Lion
The Little Duke second half of ch 11
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Oak and the Reeds (pg 28 in the Milo Winter version)
The Wind in Willows: ch 10 The Further Adventures of Toad
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 35
Bible Old Testament - Jacob Dies: Genesis 47:29-31, 49:30-33, 50:14-26
Bible New Testament - A Pharisee and a Publican Luke 18:9-17
An Island Story ch 36 John Lackland: The Story of the Great Charter
The Little Duke first half of ch 12
Paddle to the Sea: ch 26
Burgess's Bird Book: choose one chapter based on geographic region and season
Aesop's Fables: The Boys and the Frogs (pg 29 in the Milo Winter version)
The Wind in Willows: ch 11 "Like Summer Tempests Came His Tears"
Parables from Nature ch 28 Cobwebs
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Week 36
Bible New Testament - The Rich Young Ruler Luke 17:18-27
Bible New Testament - Jesus Heals a Blind Man Luke 18:31-43
An Island Story ch 37 Henry III of Winchester: Hubert de Burgh
An Island Story ch 38 Henry III of Winchester: Simon de Montfort
The Little Duke second half of ch 12
Paddle to the Sea: ch 27
The Wind in Willows: ch 12 The Return of Ulysses
Pilgrim's Progress Book I (read the first half of this book over this year)
3-5 poems from AO's Year 1 Poetry Anthology
Poems of A.A. Milne and Robert Louis Stevenson (for younger students)
Penmanship or Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Reading Instruction or Reading Practice 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Map Drill
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Singing this month's folksong and hymn
Nature Study

Optional Exam Week


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