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AO for Groups Form 3 A - Schedule - AmblesideOnline.org

AmblesideOnline for Groups Form 3 A:
36-Week Schedule

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Week 1
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 1 The Romans in Britain: Brittannia
Arnold-Forster ch 1 The Romans in Britain: The Landing of the Romans.
Arnold-Forster ch 1 The Romans in Britain: Britain and the Britons.
     or Birth of Britain ch 1 Britannia
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 01 Cyprian, 200-258
Bede's Ecclesiastical History Book 1 ch 2
The Brendan Voyage ch 1 Storm
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 1-4 The Country of Mansoul
Ivanhoe ch 1
Age of Chivalry ch 1 Introduction: The Training of a Knight: Freemen, Villains, Serfs, and Clerks
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 1 Britannia
Beowulf Parts 1-2 (Heaney illus: pg 3-15)
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 1 The Human Side of Weather pg 3-5
Secrets of the Universe: ch 1 What is Natural Law? p. 1-4
First Studies in Plant Life ch 1 How Seedlings Come Up From the Ground, first half
Adventures with a Microscope: Introduction (for those who are new to this book)
Grammar of Poetry ch 1 Introduction and Epiphany Graph
Oxford Book of English Verse 1. Cuckoo Song, or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Magic Pictures of the Cavemen, spend 3 weeks, about 3 or 4 pgs a week
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 2
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 1 The Romans in Britain: "In the Year of Our Lord."
Arnold-Forster ch 1 The Romans in Britain: Caractacus and Boadicea.
Arnold-Forster ch 1 The Romans in Britain: Roman Camps and Roman Roads.
Arnold-Forster ch 1 The Romans in Britain: Roman Christianity--Departure of the Romans
     or Birth of Britain ch 2 Subjugation to "receiving within his lines all who wished to go with him."
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 02 Athanasius, 296-373
Bede's Ecclesiastical History Book 1 ch 3
The Brendan Voyage ch 2 The Idea to "near the mouth of the creek."
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 5-8 ch 2 The Perils of Mansoul
Ivanhoe ch 2
Age of Chivalry ch 1 Introduction: Mail Armor, Helmets, Romances, Metrical Romances
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 2
Beowulf Parts 3-4 (Heaney illus: pg 15-23)
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 1 In the Listening Time
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 1 The Human Side of Weather pg 5-9
Secrets of the Universe: ch 2 Archimedes' Principle p. 5-11
Adventures with a Microscope: choose 4 adventures this term
Signs and Seasons: Introduction (for those new to this book) and field work
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Intro 1 week
Grammar of Poetry ch 2 How to Read Poetry
Oxford Book of English Verse 2. Alison, or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Magic Pictures of the Cavemen, spend 3 weeks, about 3 or 4 pgs a week
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 3
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 2 The Coming of the Saxons: The Gathering of the Storm
Arnold-Forster ch 2 The Coming of the Saxons: The Sea Rovers
Arnold-Forster ch 2 The Coming of the Saxons: The Ford on the River Medway
     or Birth of Britain ch 2 Subjugation from "The slaughter which fell upon London was universal." to end of ch
Bede's Ecclesiastical History Book 1 ch 4, 5, 6, 7
Asser's Life of King Alfred spend 5 weeks in Part I
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 03 Ambrose, 340-397
The Brendan Voyage ch 2 The Idea from "It was an unforgettable day" to "accidentally had fallen open."
Ivanhoe ch 3, 4
Age of Chivalry ch 2 The Mythical History of England to "places, or embalmed in literature, we will mention."
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 3
Beowulf Parts 5-7 (Heaney illus: pg 23-35)
Secrets of the Universe: ch 3 Planetary Motion p. 12-20, first half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 1 The Human Side of Weather pg 9-12
First Studies of Plant Life ch 1 How Seedlings Come Up From the Ground, second half
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Ptolomy (first third)
Signs and Seasons Prologue The Sky Above: schedule over the term with field work
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Magic Pictures of the Cavemen, spend 3 weeks, about 3 or 4 pgs a week
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 4
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 3 The Saxon Conquest: The Breaking- of the Storm; or, Britons and Saxons.
Arnold-Forster ch 3 The Saxon Conquest: Names New and Old
     or Birth of Britain ch 3 The Roman Province
Bede's Ecclesiastical History Book 1 ch 12, 13
Asser's Life of King Alfred spend 5 weeks in Part I
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 04 Chrysostom, 347-407
The Brendan Voyage ch 2 The Idea from "An important name kept cropping up" to end of ch.
Ivanhoe ch 5
Age of Chivalry ch 2 The Mythical History of England: Bladud, Leir, Ferrex and Porrex
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 4
Beowulf Parts 8-9 (Heaney illus: pg 35-45)
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 2 The Story of the Cattle Raid of Cooley
Secrets of the Universe: ch 3 Planetary Motion p. 12-20, second half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 2 The Anatomy of Air pg 13-15
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Ptolomy (second third)
Social Life of Insects ch 14 The Great Peacock, or Emperor Moth, first quarter of the ch.
Botany activity: grow plants (sunflowers, corn, peas or beans)
Grammar of Poetry ch 3 Simile
Oxford Book of English Verse 3. Spring-tide, or work through Idylls of the King
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 5
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 4 How the Saxons became English and the English became Christians: Gregory and the Angels.
Arnold-Forster ch 4 How the Saxons became English and the English became Christians: The Story of Augustine.
Arnold-Forster ch 4 How the Saxons became English and the English became Christians: King- Edwin, and the Conversion of Northumbria.
Arnold-Forster ch 4 How the Saxons became English and the English became Christians:
     or Birth of Britain ch 4 The Lost Island to "must have been a marvellous inventor."
Bede's Ecclesiastical History Book 1 ch 14, 15, 16
Asser's Life of King Alfred spend 5 weeks in Part I
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 05 Jerome, 340-420
The Brendan Voyage ch 3 Building to "first-class handcream."
Age of Chivalry ch 2 The Mythical History of England from Dunwallo Molmutius to end of ch
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 5
Beowulf Parts 10-12 (Heaney illus: pg 45-57)
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 9-10 ch 3 The Government of Mansoul
Ivanhoe ch 6
Grammar of Poetry ch 4 Rhyme
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 3 One of the Sorrows of Story-Telling
Secrets of the Universe: ch 4 Galileo's Laws of Motion p. 21-32, first half
First Studies of Plant Life ch 2 How the Seeds Behave When Germinating, first half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 2 The Anatomy of Air pg 15-17
Social Life of Insects ch 14 The Great Peacock, or Emperor Moth, second quarter of the ch.
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Ptolomy (last third)
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 6
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 4 How the Saxons became English and the English became Christians: The Conversion of Mercia; or the Story of Aidan and Cuthbert.
Arnold-Forster ch 4 How the Saxons became English and the English became Christians: Offa, King of Mereia, and the Rise of the West Saxons
     or Birth of Britain ch 4 The Lost Island from "Modern research has not accepted" to end of ch.
Bede's Ecclesiastical History Book 1 ch 25, 26
Asser's Life of King Alfred spend 5 weeks in Part I
The Brendan Voyage ch 3 Building from "On the afternoon we finished" to "welded together."
Ivanhoe ch 7
Age of Chivalry ch 3 Merlin (all)
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 6
Beowulf Parts 13-14 (Heaney illus: pg 57-67)
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 4 The Story of a Literary Lie
Secrets of the Universe: ch 4 Galileo's Laws of Motion p. 21-32, second half
Social Life of Insects ch 14 The Great Peacock, or Emperor Moth, third quarter of the ch.
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 2 The Anatomy of Air pg 17-19
First Studies in Plant Life ch 2 How the Seeds Behave When Germinating, second half
Lay of the Land ch 1 The Muskrats are Building, first half
Oxford Book of English Verse 4. Blow, Northern Wind, or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) Pictures for the Dead (Egypt) 3 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 7
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 5 The Northmen: The Coming of the Danes.
     or Birth of Britain ch 5 England to "our tale is that it had ended at last."
Asser's Life of King Alfred spend 5 weeks in Part I
Bede's Ecclesiastical History Book 1 ch 34; Book 2 ch 3, 4
The Brendan Voyage ch 3 Building from "Once we had mastered the back-stitch" to end of ch.
Age of Chivalry ch 4 Arthur to "the origin of the famous Round Table."
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 7 (half)
Beowulf Parts 15-17 (Heaney illus: pg 67-83)
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 11-14 Part I ch 1 Hunger
Ivanhoe ch 8
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 5 The Story of Fingal
Social Life of Insects ch 14 The Great Peacock, or Emperor Moth, last quarter of the ch.
Secrets of the Universe: ch 5 Newton's Three Laws of Motion p. 33-43, first half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 3 Air Has Weight pg 20-24
Lay of the Land ch 1 The Muskrats are Building, second half
Grammar of Poetry ch 5 Using a Rhyming Dictionary
Oxford Book of English Verse 5. This World's Joy, or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) Pictures for the Dead (Egypt) 3 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 8
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 6 The Reign of King Alfred: Alfred, the "Truth-Teller."
Arnold-Forster ch 6 The Reign of King Alfred: Alfred's Defeats and Victories.
     or Birth of Britain ch 5 England from "The destruction of Cadwallon and the clearance" to end of ch.
Asser's Life of King Alfred spend 5 weeks in Part II
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 06 Augustine, 354-430
The Brendan Voyage ch 4 Departure
Ivanhoe ch 9, 10
Age of Chivalry ch 4 Arthur: King Arthur, Arthur Chosen King
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 7 (half)
Beowulf Parts 18-20 (Heaney illus: pg 83-95)
Secrets of the Universe: ch 5 Newton's Three Laws of Motion p. 33-43, second half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 3 Air Has Weight pg 24-27
Grammar of Poetry ch 6 Metaphor
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) Pictures for the Dead (Egypt) 3 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 9
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 6 The Reign of King Alfred: England's First Navy, and the Work and Wisdom of King Alfred.
     or Birth of Britain ch 6 The Vikings to "rain of blood during Lent in the town of York?"
Asser's Life of King Alfred spend 5 weeks in Part II
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 07 Benedict, 480-543
The Brendan Voyage ch 5 Gaeltacht to "toasted 'Saint Brendan and the Voyage!'
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 15-17 ch II Thirst
Ivanhoe ch 11
Age of Chivalry ch 4 Arthur: Guenever
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 8
Beowulf Parts 21-22 (Heaney illus: pg 95-105)
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 6 About Some Old Welsh Stories and Story-Tellers
Social Life of Insects ch 3 The Song of the Cigale, first third of the ch.
Secrets of the Universe: ch 6 The Law of Universal Gravitation p. 44-54, first half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 4 Isobars pg 29
Oxford Book of English Verse 6. A Hymn to the Virgin, or work through Idylls of the King
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 10
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 7 The English Kings from Edward the Elder to Edward the Martyr: Edward the Elder The Normans in France,
Arnold-Forster ch 7 The English Kings from Edward the Elder to Edward the Martyr: The Victories of Athelstan
     or Birth of Britain ch 6 The Vikings from "When the next year the raiders returned" to end of ch.
Asser's Life of King Alfred spend 5 weeks in Part II
The Brendan Voyage ch 5 Gaeltacht from "We were making satisfactory progress" to "She's his wife."
Ivanhoe ch 12
Age of Chivalry ch 5 Arthur (Cont) to "sworn at the high feast of Pentecost."
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 9
Beowulf Parts 23-24 (Heaney illus: pg 105-119)
Secrets of the Universe: ch 6 The Law of Universal Gravitation p. 44-54, second half
Social Life of Insects ch 3 The Song of the Cigale, second third of the ch.
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 5 Weather is a Circular Affair pg 30-32
Grammar of Poetry ch 7 Meter Pt 1
Oxford Book of English Verse 7. Of a rose, a lovely rose, or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) Pictures for the Living, Crete, spread over 2 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 11
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 7 The English Kings from Edward the Elder to Edward the Martyr: Dunstan.
Arnold-Forster ch 7 The English Kings from Edward the Elder to Edward the Martyr: Edgar.
     or Birth of Britain ch 7 Alfred the Great to "wishes, and would be obedient in everything"."
Asser's Life of King Alfred spend 5 weeks in Part II
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 08 Gregory the Great, 540-604
The Brendan Voyage ch 5 Gaeltacht from "So I went up to the Presidential" to end of ch.
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 18-20 ch III Restlessness and Rest
Ivanhoe ch 13, 14
Age of Chivalry ch 5 Arthur (Cont) Slays the Giant of St. Michael's Mount to end of ch
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 10
Beowulf Parts 25-26 (Heaney illus: pg 119-127)
Grammar of Poetry ch 8 Meter Pt 2
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 7 How the Story of Arthur Was Written in English
Secrets of the Universe: ch 7 Conservation of Momentum p. 55-64, first half
Social Life of Insects ch 3 The Song of the Cigale, last third of the ch.
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 6 Fronts and Masses pg 33-35
First Studies in Plant Life ch 3 The Parts of the Seed, first half
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) Pictures for the Living, Crete, spread over 2 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 12
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 8 The Danish Conquest: Aethelred, The Un-redy.
Arnold-Forster ch 8 The Danish Conquest: St. Alphege.
     or Birth of Britain ch 7 Alfred the Great from "But now in the last quarter" to "pinnacle of deathless glory."
Asser's Life of King Alfred spend 5 weeks in Part II
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 09 Columba, 521-597
The Brendan Voyage ch 6 Hebrides to "ploughed forward in a world of our own."
Ivanhoe ch 15
Age of Chivalry ch 6 Sir Gawain (all)
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 11
Beowulf Parts 27-29 (Heaney illus: pg 127-137)
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 8 The Beginning of the Reading Time
Secrets of the Universe: ch 7 Conservation of Momentum p. 55-64, second half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 6 Fronts and Masses pg 35-37
First Studies in Plant Life ch 3 The Parts of the Seed, second half
Grammar of Poetry ch 9 Pun
Oxford Book of English Verse 8. Praise of Women, or work through Idylls of the King
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Optional Exam Week

Week 13
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 9 The Danish Kings and Edward the Confessor: Edmund Ironside and Canute. Harold and Hartha Canute.
     or Birth of Britain ch 7 Alfred the Great from "Fourteen years intervened" to "legend and song as Alfred the Great."
The Brendan Voyage ch 6 Hebrides from "The sea was about to teach" to end of ch.
Age of Chivalry ch 7 Caradoc with the Shrunken Arm to "he was called Caradoc Briefbras, Caradoc of the Shrunken Arm."
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 12
Beowulf Parts 30-31 (Heaney illus: pg 137-149)
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 21-23 ch IV Chastity
Ivanhoe ch 16
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 7 The Warm Front pg 39-41
Grammar of Poetry ch 10 Iamb
Oxford Book of English Verse 9. Freedom, or work through Idylls of the King
Secrets of the Universe: ch 8 Optics - The Laws of Light p. 65-80, first half
Adventures with a Microscope: choose 4 adventures this term
Signs and Seasons ch 1 Day: schedule over the term with field work
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) Greek and Roman Painting, spread over 4 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 14
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 10 The Norman Conquerors: Edward the Confessor and the Great Earls.
     or Birth of Britain ch 7 Alfred the Great from "One final war awaited Alfred." to end of ch.
The Brendan Voyage ch 7 The Sheep Islands to "powerful skuas struck at them."
Age of Chivalry ch 7 Caradoc Briefbras: The Boy and the Mantle
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 13
Beowulf Parts 32-33 (Heaney illus: pg 149-161)
Ivanhoe ch 17, 18
First Studies of Plant Life ch 4 Growth of the Root and Stem
Secrets of the Universe: ch 8 Optics - The Laws of Light p. 65-80, second half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 8 The Cold Front pg 43
Lay of the Land ch 3 A Cure for Winter, first third
Grammar of Poetry ch 11 Iambic Imitation
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) Greek and Roman Painting, spread over 4 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 15
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 10 The Norman Conquerors: The Last of the English Kings.
Arnold-Forster ch 10 The Norman Conquerors: The Battle of Hastings.
     or Birth of Britain ch 8 The Saxon Dusk to "most shameful period of Danegeld."
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 10 Charlemagne, 742-814
The Brendan Voyage ch 7 The Sheep Islands from "For two days Brendan made" to "we would have been in real trouble."
Age of Chivalry ch 8 Launcelot of the Lake, first half
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 14
Beowulf Parts 34-35 (Heaney illus: pg 161-173)
Ivanhoe ch 19, 20
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 9 "The Passing of Arthur"
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 9 The Line Squall pg 45
Secrets of the Universe: ch 9 The Law of Conservation of Matter p. 81-85
Lay of the Land ch 3 A Cure for Winter, second third
Grammar of Poetry ch 12 Personification
Oxford Book of English Verse 10. The Love Unfeigned, or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) Greek and Roman Painting, spread over 4 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 16
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 11 The Story of the English: Our Forefathers in Germany.
     or Birth of Britain ch 8 The Saxon Dusk from "We have seen that Alfred in his day" to "lands have since always belonged to it.""
The Brendan Voyage ch 7 The Sheep Islands from "Scarcely had the words left" to end of ch.
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 24-32 ch V The Five Senses
Age of Chivalry ch 8 Launcelot of the Lake, second half
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 15
Beowulf Parts 36-37 (Heaney illus: pg 173-183)
Ivanhoe ch 21, 22
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 10 The Adventures of an Old English Book
Secrets of the Universe: ch 10 Pascal's Law p. 86-96, first half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 10 The Weather Map pg 46-47
Lay of the Land ch 3 A Cure for Winter, last third
Grammar of Poetry ch 13 Trochee
Oxford Book of English Verse 11. Balade, or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) Greek and Roman Painting, spread over 4 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 17
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 11 The Story of the English: Our Forefathers in England.
     or Birth of Britain ch 8 The Saxon Dusk from "Meanwhile across the waters of the English Channel" to end of ch.
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 11 Hildebrand, 1020-1085
The Brendan Voyage ch 8 Faroes to Iceland to "realism of the original medieval text."
Age of Chivalry ch 9 The Adventure of the Cart (all)
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 16
Beowulf Parts 38-39 (Heaney illus: pg 183-193)
Ivanhoe ch 23
First Studies of Plant Life ch 5 Direction of Growth of Root and Stem, first half
Secrets of the Universe: ch 10 Pascal's Law p. 86-96, second half
Social Life of Insects ch 4 The Cigale Their Eggs and Their Hatching, first quarter of the ch.
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 11 About Winds pg 49-51
Grammar of Poetry ch 14 Trochaic Imitation
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 18
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 12 The Historians and Writers of England before the Norman Conquest: (to "we only know of it through others.")
Arnold-Forster ch 12 The Historians and Writers of England before the Norman Conquest: Bede
Arnold-Forster ch 12 The Historians and Writers of England before the Norman Conquest: Alfred and Asser
     or Birth of Britain ch 9 The Norman Invasion (all)
William of Malmsbury's account of the Battle of Hastings find online here
The Brendan Voyage ch 8 Faroes to Iceland from "But not all the sea monsters" to "reduced the wind's chill."
Age of Chivalry ch 10 The Lady of Shalott (all)
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 17
Beowulf Parts 40-41 (Heaney illus: pg 193-201)
Ivanhoe ch 24
Grammar of Poetry ch 15 Synecdoche
Secrets of the Universe: ch 11 Boyle's and Charles's Law p. 97-109, first half
Social Life of Insects ch 4 The Cigale Their Eggs and Their Hatching, second quarter of the ch.
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 11 About Winds pg 51-53
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Middle Ages, spread over 3 weeks, about 3 pgs per week
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 19
Bible
The Pursuit of God Preface, introduction, etc
Arnold-Forster Part Two The Norman Conquest to the Ascension of Edward I Note
Arnold-Forster ch 13 William I--The Norman Conquest: The Norman Conquerors.
     or Birth of Britain ch 10 William the Conqueror (all)
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 12 Anselm, 1033-1109
The Brendan Voyage ch 8 Faroes to Iceland from "Food became the number-one" to end of ch.
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 33-34 Part II The House of Mind ch 1
Age of Chivalry ch 11 Queen Guenever's Peril (all)
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 18
Beowulf Parts 42-43 (Heaney illus: pg 201-209)
Ivanhoe ch 25, 26
Grammar of Poetry ch 16 Anapest
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 11 The Story of Beowulf
Secrets of the Universe: ch 11 Boyle's and Charles's Law p. 97-109, second half
Social Life of Insects ch 4 The Cigale Their Eggs and Their Hatching, third quarter of the ch.
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 11 About Winds pg 53-56
First Studies in Plant Life ch 5 Direction of Growth of Root and Stem, second half
Oxford Book of English Verse 13. Lament for Chaucer, or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Middle Ages, spread over 3 weeks, about 3 pgs per week
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 20
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 13 William I--The Norman Conquest: Norman and Saxon.
Arnold-Forster ch 13 William I--The Norman Conquest: Kings, Barons, and People.
     or Birth of Britain ch 11 Growth amid Turmoil to "chances upon who would succeed to the Crown."
The Brendan Voyage ch 9 Island of Smiths to "safely afloat once more."
Age of Chivalry ch 12 Tristram and Isoude, first half
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 19
Ivanhoe ch 27
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 12 Father of English Song
Secrets of the Universe: ch 12 Bernoulli's Principle p. 110-115
Social Life of Insects ch 4 The Cigale Their Eggs and Their Hatching, last quarter of the ch.
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 11 About Winds pg 56-57
Grammar of Poetry ch 17 Anapest Imitation
Oxford Book of English Verse 14. Vox ultima Crucis, or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Middle Ages, spread over 3 weeks, about 3 pgs per week
First Studies of Plant Life ch 6 Buds and Winter Shoots, first half
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 21
Bible
The Pursuit of God ch 1
Arnold-Forster ch 14 Feudalism: What Feudalism Means.
     or Birth of Britain ch 11 Growth amid Turmoil from "There were two claimants, each" to end of ch.
The Brendan Voyage ch 9 Island of Smiths from "The director of Iceland's telecommunications" to end of ch.
Age of Chivalry ch 12 Tristram and Isoude, second half
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 20
Ivanhoe ch 28
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 59-61
Secrets of the Universe: ch 13 The Law of Definite Proportions and Gay-Lussac's Law p. 116-124
First Studies in Plant Life ch 6 Buds and Winter Shoots, second half
Grammar of Poetry ch 18 Anapestic Imitation
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 22
Bible
The Pursuit of God ch 2
Arnold-Forster ch 15 William II, The Red King: The Sons of the Conqueror.
     or Birth of Britain ch 12 Henry Plantagenet to "ripe for strife upon this issue."
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 13 Bernard, 1091-1153
The Brendan Voyage ch 10 Emergency to "and then calculate our speed."
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 35-44 ch II My Lord Intellect
Age of Chivalry ch 13 Tristram and Isoude (Continued), first half
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 21
Ivanhoe ch 29
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 13 How Caedmon Sang
First Studies of Plant Life ch 7 The Plant, first half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 61-63
Secrets of the Universe: ch 14 Mendeleev's Periodic Law p. 125-133
Grammar of Poetry ch 19 Dactyl
Oxford Book of English Verse 15. Spring Song of the Birds, or work through Idylls of the King
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 23
Bible
The Pursuit of God ch 3
Arnold-Forster ch 15 William II, The Red King: Westminster Hall.
     or Birth of Britain ch 12 Henry Plantagenet from "In a loose and undefined way Saxon England" to end of ch.
The Brendan Voyage ch 10 Emergency from "Friday the thirteenth" to "down to a safer margin."
Age of Chivalry ch 13 Tristram and Isoude (Continued), second half
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 22-23
Ivanhoe ch 30
Secrets of the Universe: ch 15 The First Law of Thermodynamics p. 134-141
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 63-65
Grammar of Poetry ch 20 Dactylic Imitation
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 24
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 16 Henry I: Englishmen and Normans.
Arnold-Forster ch 16 Henry I: The White Ship, and the Sprig of Broom
     or Birth of Britain ch 13 The English Common Law
The Brendan Voyage ch 10 Emergency from "Then it was time to pay out" to end of ch.
Age of Chivalry ch 14 Sir Tristram's Battle with Sir Launcelot
The Once and Future King: Book 1, ch 24
Ivanhoe ch 31
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 14 The Father of English History
Secrets of the Universe: ch 16 The Second Law of Thermodynamics p. 142-148
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 65-67
Oxford Book of English Verse 16. Robin and Makyne (spend 3 weeks), or work through Idylls of the King
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Optional Exam Week

Week 25
Bible
The Pursuit of God ch 4
Arnold-Forster ch 17 Stephen: A Miserable Reign.
Arnold-Forster ch 18 Henry II: Canterbury Cathedral.
     or Birth of Britain ch 14 Coeur de Lion (all)
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 14 Becket, 1118-1170
The Brendan Voyage ch 11 Greenland Sea to "it should be somewhere."
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 45-47 ch III Daemons of Intellect
Age of Chivalry ch 15 The Round Table (all)
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 1
Ivanhoe ch 32
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 15 How Alfred the Great Fought with his Pen
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 67-69
Adventures with a Microscope: choose 4 adventures this term
Social Life of Insects ch 17 The Elephant-Beetle, first quarter of the ch.
Secrets of the Universe: ch 17 Laws of Electromagnetism p. 149-158, first half
First Studies in Plant Life ch 7 The Plant: The Duration of Plants
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Copernicus 14 pg (first half)
Grammar of Poetry ch 21 Onomatopoeia
Oxford Book of English Verse 16. Robin and Makyne (spend 3 weeks), or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Earlier Middle Ages in the West, spread over 3 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 26
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 18 Henry II: The King and the Archbishop.
Arnold-Forster ch 18 Henry II: The Quarrel.
     or Birth of Britain ch 15 Magna Carta to "not reached till the days of Henry VIII."
The Brendan Voyage ch 11 Greenland Sea from "Arthur always had the bad luck" to "unable to fly due to bad weather."
Age of Chivalry ch 16 Sir Palamedes (all)
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 2-3
Ivanhoe ch 33
Secrets of the Universe: ch 17 Laws of Electromagnetism p. 149-158, second half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 69-71
Social Life of Insects ch 17 The Elephant-Beetle, second quarter of the ch.
Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball: Copernicus 14 pg (second half)
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Earlier Middle Ages in the West, spread over 3 weeks
Lay of the Land ch 7 The Sign of the Shad-bush (all)
Grammar of Poetry ch 22 Alliteration
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 27
Bible
The Pursuit of God ch 5
Arnold-Forster ch 18 Henry II: The Murder.
Arnold-Forster ch 18 Henry II: The Pope's Gift.
     or Birth of Britain ch 15 Magna Carta from "After the loss of Normandy John had embarked" to end of ch.
The Magna Carta document
Age of Chivalry ch 17 Sir Tristram (all)
The Brendan Voyage ch 11 Greenland Sea from "On May 29 Brendan at last" to end of ch.
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 4-5
Ivanhoe ch 34
Social Life of Insects ch 17 The Elephant-Beetle, third quarter of the ch.
Secrets of the Universe: ch 18 Ohm's Law and Joule's Law p. 159-168, first half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 71-74
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Earlier Middle Ages in the West, spread over 3 weeks
Grammar of Poetry ch 23 Alliterative Imitation
Oxford Book of English Verse 16. Robin and Makyne (spend 3 weeks), or work through Idylls of the King
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 28
Bible
The Pursuit of God ch 6
Arnold-Forster ch 19 Richard Coeur-de-Lion: The Crescent and the Cross.
Arnold-Forster ch 19 Richard Coeur-de-Lion: The Crusade.
     or Birth of Britain ch 16 On the Anvil to "restored England to England?""
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 15 Langton, 1170-1221
Age of Chivalry ch 18 Perceval (all)
The Brendan Voyage ch 12 Puncture in the Ice to "been a very close call."
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 48-53 ch IV My Chief Explorer Imagination
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 6
Ivanhoe ch 35
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 16 When English Slept
Secrets of the Universe: ch 18 Ohm's Law and Joule's Law p. 159-168, second half
Social Life of Insects ch 17 The Elephant-Beetle, last quarter of the ch.
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 12 The World of Clouds pg 74-77
Oxford Book of English Verse 17. The Bludy Serk (spend 2 weeks), or work through Idylls of the King
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 29
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 20 John--the History of the Charters: John and Arthur.
Arnold-Forster ch 20 John--the History of the Charters: What Charters Were, and How They Were Won
     or Birth of Britain ch 16 On the Anvil from "During John's reign one of the most cruel tragedies" to end of ch.
The Brendan Voyage ch 12 Puncture in the Ice from "Trondur and Arthur were soon up" to "growler lying in Brendan's path."
Age of Chivalry ch 19 The Sangreal, or Holy Graal (all)
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 7 (9 pages)
Ivanhoe ch 36, 37
Grammar of Poetry ch 24 Rhetorical Question
Oxford Book of English Verse 17. The Bludy Serk (spend 2 weeks), or work through Idylls of the King
Social Life of Insects ch 20 The Grey Locust, first third of the ch.
Secrets of the Universe: ch 19 Relativity p. 169-178, first half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 13 Winds That Do No Good pg 79-81
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art, spread over 6 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 30
Bible
The Pursuit of God ch 7
Arnold-Forster ch 20 John--the History of the Charters: The Signing of the Great Charter
     or Birth of Britain ch 17 The Mother of Parliaments (all)
The Brendan Voyage ch 12 Puncture in the Ice from "As soon as the first watch ended" to end of ch.
Age of Chivalry ch 20 The Sangreal (Continued) (all)
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch rest of 7, 8
Ivanhoe ch 38
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 17 The Story of Havelok the Dane
Secrets of the Universe: ch 19 Relativity p. 169-178, second half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 13 Winds That Do No Good pg 81-84
Social Life of Insects ch 20 The Grey Locust, second third of the ch.
Grammar of Poetry ch 25 Refrain
Oxford Book of English Verse 18. To a Lady, or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art, spread over 6 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 31
Bible
The Pursuit of God ch 8
Arnold-Forster ch 21 What the Great Charter Did for Englishmen: An Englishman's Rights.
Arnold-Forster ch 21 What the Great Charter Did for Englishmen: The Judges of Assize.
     or Birth of Britain ch 18 King Edward I to "was to outlive both Archbishop and King."
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 16 Dominic, 1170-1228
The Brendan Voyage ch 13 Land in the West to "clothed in imaginative detail."
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 54-55 ch V The Beauty Sense
Age of Chivalry ch 21 The Sangreal (Continued) (all)
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 9
Ivanhoe ch 39
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 18 About some Song Stories
Social Life of Insects ch 20 The Grey Locust, last third of the ch.
Secrets of the Universe: ch 20 Quantum Mechanics p. 179-191, first half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 14 Atmospheric Antics pg 85-87
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art, spread over 6 weeks
Grammar of Poetry ch 26 Refrained Imitation
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 32
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 21 What the Great Charter Did for Englishmen: How the Law Protects the Weak.
Arnold-Forster ch 21 What the Great Charter Did for Englishmen: Magrna Charta and the Seamstress.
Arnold-Forster ch 21 What the Great Charter Did for Englishmen: Things New and Old.
Arnold-Forster ch 21 What the Great Charter Did for Englishmen: The Famous "Fifteens.'
     or Birth of Britain ch 18 King Edward I from "At the beginning of the reign relations" to "England and Scotland might be laid to rest."
The Brendan Voyage ch 13 Land in the West from "Where, then, was the Land" to end of ch.
Age of Chivalry ch 22 Sir Agrivain's Treason, first half
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 10
Ivanhoe ch 40
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 19 "Piers the Ploughman"
Secrets of the Universe: ch 20 Quantum Mechanics p. 179-191, second half
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 14 Atmospheric Antics pg 87-88
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art, spread over 6 weeks
Grammar of Poetry ch 27 Oxymoron
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 33
Bible
The Pursuit of God ch 9
Arnold-Forster ch 22 Henry III--The Parliament of England: Henry III and His Foreign Friends
Arnold-Forster ch 22 Henry III--The Parliament of England: Laws, and Law-makers
Arnold-Forster ch 22 Henry III--The Parliament of England: The First Parliament.
Arnold-Forster ch 22 Henry III--The Parliament of England: The Fall of Montfort.
     or Birth of Britain ch 18 King Edward I from "We can measure the sagacity of the age" to end of ch.
The Brendan Voyage Appendix I The Navigatio
Age of Chivalry ch 22 Sir Agrivain's Treason, second half
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 11
Ivanhoe ch 41
Lay of the Land ch 11 High Noon, first half
Grammar of Poetry ch 28 Spacial Poetry
Oxford Book of English Verse 19. In Honour of the City of London (spend 2 weeks), or work through Idylls of the King
Eric Sloane's Weather Book ch 14 Atmospheric Antics pg 88-90
Secrets of the Universe: ch 21 Conservation of Mass/Energy p. 192-197
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art, spread over 6 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 34
Bible
The Pursuit of God ch 10
Arnold-Forster Part Three. England Under English Kings Note
Arnold-Forster ch 23 Edward I and The Breaking of Wales: England at War.
     or Birth of Britain ch 19 Bannockburn (all)
Saints and Heroes by George Hodges 17 Francis, 1182-1226
The Brendan Voyage Appendix II The Navigatio and Brendan
Ourselves by CM Book 1 pg 56-65 ch VI My Lord Chief Attorney General, Reason
Age of Chivalry ch 23 Morte d'Arthur, second third
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 12
Ivanhoe ch 42
Secrets of the Universe: ch 22 The Uncertainty Principle p. 198-203
Lay of the Land ch 11 High Noon, second half
Grammar of Poetry ch 29 Spacial Imitation
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys ch 20 "Piers the Ploughman" - continued
Oxford Book of English Verse 19. In Honour of the City of London (spend 2 weeks), or work through Idylls of the King
Story of Painting (teacher: preview images first) The Rise of Towns, Gothic Art, spread over 6 weeks
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 35
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 23 Edward I and The Breaking of Wales: The Breaking of Wales.
Arnold-Forster ch 24 Scotland: "Over the Border."
     or Birth of Britain ch 20 Scotland and Ireland to "one more than England had until the nineteenth century."
The Brendan Voyage Appendix III Brendan, first half
Age of Chivalry ch 23 Morte d'Arthur, second third
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 13
Ivanhoe ch 43
Oxford Book of English Verse 20. On the Nativity of Christ (spend 2 weeks), or work through Idylls of the King
Secrets of the Universe: Appendix The Inverse Square Laws p. 204-207
Grammar of Poetry ch 30 Euphemism
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

Week 36
Bible
Arnold-Forster ch 24 Scotland: The Fight for the Scottish Crown.
     or Birth of Britain ch 20 Scotland and Ireland from "Historians of the English-speaking peoples have been baffled" to end of ch.
The Brendan Voyage Appendix III Brendan, last half
Age of Chivalry ch 23 Morte d'Arthur, last third
The Once and Future King: Book 2, ch 14
Ivanhoe ch 44
Oxford Book of English Verse 20. On the Nativity of Christ (spend 2 weeks), or work through Idylls of the King
Copywork 4 or 5 times per week
Math 4 or 5 times per week
Recitation
Foreign Language
Correspond history readings with a timeline and map
Grammar (students may be working at different levels)
Ten minutes of map drills each week
Nature Study
Art
Handicrafts
The term's Composer Study (Music Appreciation)
This term's Picture Study (Art Appreciation)
Sing this month's folksong and hymn
Plutarch's Lives - follow AO's Plutarch rotation
Shakespeare - follow AO's Shakespeare Rotation
Keep up with current events
The Fallacy Detective (students may be working through this at their own pace)
How to Read a Book (students may be working through this at their own pace)

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