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AO Years 8/9 (9, 10, 11 in Two Years) AmblesideOnline.org

AmblesideOnline Years 8/9: 36-Week Schedule

This is an updated schedule that spreads the books out more evenly across the year. If you're looking for the original schedule, it's here and will stay up until July 2018. The original chart/grid schedules are linked from that schedule.

AmblesideOnline Years 7, 8, 9 in Two Years



As a help for scheduling Combo Year 7/8 of AmblesideOnline's curriculum, we are pleased to offer printable charts, the weekly assignments in list form below, or families may choose to use a modification of either for their own personal use. However, please see Our Fair Use Policy before sharing any part of the curriculum.

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(Printable chart schedules include details for all three terms)

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

Weekly Work
Current Events (Keep up with your choice of periodicals or blogs)
Dictation and additional writing assignments
Outdoor Nature Study
Picture Study
Composer Study
Hymn and Folksong
Handicrafts
A Shakespeare play spread over each term
One of Plutarch's Lives, spread over each term
Foreign language


First 12 weeks are from the last half of Year 8, Weeks 13-36 are fromYear 9.

Go directly to week: 1 2 3 4 5 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Free Reading


Week 01
Judges 1-3; Matthew 1; Psalm 106:1-23; Proverbs 1:1-19
Mere Christianity Book 3 ch 7 Forgiveness
Churchill The New World ch 15,
      or Arnold-Forster ch 53. The King defies Parliament, first half
History of English Literature ch 50 Raleigh - "The Revenge"
History of English Literature ch 51 Raleigh - "The History of the World"
Longitude ch 1 Imaginary Lines, first half
CM's Ourselves Book I pg 99-102 Kindness
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 23, 24
A Coffin For King Charles ch 1 (Prologue), ch 2 to pg 24, "a King and a Christian."
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 19, 20 or Westward Ho! ch 15, 16
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 40
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons Intro, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 1 ch 1 The Water Molecule
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 1 Part 1
Adventures with a Microscope: choose 4 adventures this term.
First Studies of Plant Life ch 11 How the Living Plant Uses Water to Remain Firm (spread over 5 weeks)
Signs and Seasons: ch 3 The Moon (schedule over term, with field work)
Great Astronomers: Kepler, first third (or other Kepler biography)

Week 02
Judges 4-6; Matthew 2; Psalm 106:24-48; Proverbs 1:20-33
Mere Christianity Book 3 ch 8 The Great Sin
Saints and Heroes vol 2 ch 10 William Laud, 1573-1645
Churchill The New World ch 16,
      or Arnold-Forster ch 53. The King defies Parliament, second half, ch 54. How Parliament punished the King, first third
History of English Literature ch 52 Bacon - New Ways of Wisdom
History of English Literature ch 53 Bacon - The Happy Island
Longitude ch 1 Imaginary Lines, second half
How to Read a Book ch 6 Pigeonholing a Book pg 59-61 Importance of Classifying
A Coffin For King Charles ch 2 from "Faifax could no longer" to end of ch 2
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 25, 26
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 21, 22 or Westward Ho! ch 17, 18
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 41
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons Intro, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 1 ch 2 Molecular Ballet
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 1 Part 2
First Studies of Plant Life ch 11 How the Living Plant Uses Water to Remain Firm (spread over 5 weeks)
Great Astronomers: Kepler, second third (or other Kepler biography)

Week 03
Judges 7-9:21; Matthew 3, 4; Psalm 107:1-22; Proverbs 2:1-9
Mere Christianity Book 3 ch 9 Charity; 10 Hope
Churchill The New World ch 17,
      or Arnold-Forster finish ch 54. How Parliament punished the King, second third
History of English Literature ch 54 About some Lyric Poets
Longitude ch 2 The Sea Before Time, first half
How to Read a Book ch 6 Pigeonholing a Book pg 61-65 What You Can Learn from the Title
CM's Ourselves Book I pg 103-107 Generosity
A Coffin For King Charles ch 3
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 27, 28
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 23 or Westward Ho! ch 19
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 42
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 1 Peppers, Nutmeg, and Cloves, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 1 ch 3 Molecular Tinkertoys
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 2 Part 1
First Studies of Plant Life ch 11 How the Living Plant Uses Water to Remain Firm (spread over 5 weeks)
Great Astronomers: Kepler, last third (or other Kepler biography)

Week 04
Judges 9:22-11; Matthew 4:18-5:16; Psalm 107:23-43; Proverbs 2:10-22
Mere Christianity Book 3 ch 11 Faith; 12 Faith (again)
Churchill The New World ch 18,
      or Arnold-Forster finish ch 54. How Parliament punished the King, last third
Longitude ch 2 The Sea Before Time, second half
How to Read a Book ch 6 Pigeonholing a Book pg 65-70 Practical vs Theoretical
A Coffin For King Charles ch 4 pg 65-87 to "sudden to give them counsel."
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 29, 30
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lessons 43, 44
I Promessi Sposi ch 24 or Westward Ho! ch 20
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 1 Peppers, Nutmeg, and Cloves, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 1 ch 4 Sandwich Molecules
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 2 Part 2
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Leeuwenhook Section 1
First Studies of Plant Life ch 11 How the Living Plant Uses Water to Remain Firm (spread over 5 weeks)

Week 05
Judges 12-15; Matthew 5:17-48; Psalm 108; Proverbs 3:1-20
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 1 Making and Begetting
Saints and Heroes vol 2 ch 11 Oliver Cromwell, 1599-1658
Churchill The New World ch 19,
      or Arnold-Forster ch 55. The Commonwealth of England, first half
History of English Literature ch 55 Herbert - The Parson Poet
Longitude ch 3 Adrift in a Clockwork Universe, first half
How to Read a Book ch 6 Pigeonholing a Book pg 70-74 Kinds of Theoretical Books
A Coffin For King Charles ch 4 pg 87 from "Cromwell's refusal to" to ch 5 to "the blood of the King." pg 110
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 31, 32
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 25, 26 or Westward Ho! ch 21, 22
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 45
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 2 Ascorbic Acid, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 1 ch 5 Left-Handed...
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 3 Part 1
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Leeuwenhook Section 2
First Studies of Plant Life ch 11 How the Living Plant Uses Water to Remain Firm (spread over 5 weeks)

Week 06
Judges 16-18; Matthew 6; Psalm 109; Proverbs 3:21-35
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 2 Three-Personal God; 3 Time and Beyond
Churchill The New World ch 20,
      or Arnold-Forster ch 55. The Commonwealth of England, second half
History of English Literature ch 56 Herrick and Marvell - Of Blossoms and Bowers
Longitude ch 3 Adrift in a Clockwork Universe, second half
CM's Ourselves Book I pg 108-111 Gratitude
A Coffin For King Charles ch 5 from pg 110 "The withdrawal of Vane" to pg 133 end of ch 5
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 33, 34
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 27, 28 or Westward Ho! ch 23, 24
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 46
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 2 Ascorbic Acid, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 1 ch 6 Molecular Traps, 7 The Smell of Molecules
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 3 Part 2
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Leeuwenhook Section 3
First Studies of Plant Life ch 12 How the Root Lifts Water in the Plant (spread over 2 weeks)

Week 07
Judges 19-21; Matthew 7; Psalm 110, 111; Proverbs 4:1-3
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 4 Good Infection
Saints and Heroes vol 2 ch 12 John Bunyan, 1628-1688
,
Churchill The New World, ch 21
      or Arnold-Forster ch 56. Charles II, first half
Samuel Pepys Diary excerptsChurchill The New World ch 21
Longitude ch 4 Time in a Bottle
How to Read a Book ch 7 X-Raying a Book pg 75-78
A Coffin For King Charles ch 6 pg 135-153 "and monarchy must die with him."
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 35, 36
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 29, 30 or Westward Ho! ch 25
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 47
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 3 Glucose, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 1 ch 8 Bad Molecules and Good
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 3 Part 3
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Leeuwenhook Section 4
First Studies of Plant Life ch 12 How the Root Lifts Water in the Plant (spread over 2 weeks)

Week 08
Ruth; Matthew 8; Psalm 112, 113; Proverbs 4:14-27
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 5 The Obstinate Toy Soldiers; 6 Two Notes
Churchill The New World ch 22,
      or Arnold-Forster ch 56. Charles II, second half
Samuel Pepys, excerpts, first half
History of English Literature ch 57 Milton - Sight and Growth
History of English Literature ch 58 Milton - Darkness and Death
How to Read a Book ch 7 X-Raying a Book pg 78-83 Stating the Unity of a Book
CM's Ourselves Book I pg 112-115 Courage
A Coffin For King Charles ch 6 pg 153 from "The next day being Sunday" to ch 7, pg 176 "broke up until the afternoon."
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 37, 38
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 31 or Westward Ho! ch 26
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 48
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 3 Glucose, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 2 ch 1 A Large and Well-Packed Suitcase
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 4 Part 1
First Studies of Plant Life ch 13 How Plants Give Off Water (spread over 4 weeks)
William Harvey and the Discovery of the Circulation of Blood (take 3 or 4 weeks)

Week 09
1 Samuel 1-3; Matthew 9:1-17; Psalm 114, 115; Proverbs 5:1-14
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 7 Let's Pretend
Churchill The New World ch 23,
      or Arnold-Forster ch 57. James II and the End of Absolute Monarchy in England, first third
Samuel Pepys, excerpts, second half
History of English Literature ch 59 Bunyan - "The Pilgrim's Progress"
Longitude ch 5 Powder of Sympathy, first half
How to Read a Book ch 7 X-Raying a Book pg 83-90 The Art of Outling a Book
CM's Ourselves Book I pg 115-117 Opinions
A Coffin For King Charles ch 7 pg 176 from "It was known to" to ch 8 pg 198 to "Tuesday, January 30th."
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 39, 40
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 32 or Westward Ho! ch 27, 28
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 49
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 4 Cellulose, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 2 ch 2 Diamond and Glass
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 4 Part 2
First Studies of Plant Life ch 13 How Plants Give Off Water (spread over 4 weeks)
William Harvey and the Discovery of the Circulation of Blood (take 3 or 4 weeks)

Week 10
1 Samuel 4-8; Matthew 9:18-38; Psalm 116, 117; Proverbs 5:15-23
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 8 Hard or Easy? 9 Counting the Cost
Churchill The New World ch 24,
      or Arnold-Forster ch 57. James II and the End of Absolute Monarchy in England, second third
Longitude ch 5 Powder of Sympathy, second half
How to Read a Book ch 7 X-Raying a Book pg 90-92 Reciprocal Arts of Reading and Writing
A Coffin For King Charles ch 8 pg 198 from "While the Dutch ambassadors" to pg 217 "no longer greatly cared."
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 41, 42
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 33 or Westward Ho! ch 29
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
Napoleon's Buttons ch 4 Cellulise, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 2 ch 3 Bridges Over . . .
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 5 Part 1
First Studies of Plant Life ch 13 How Plants Give Off Water (spread over 4 weeks)
William Harvey and the Discovery of the Circulation of Blood (take 3 or 4 weeks)

Week 11
1 Samuel 9-12; Matthew 10; Psalm 118:1-18; Proverbs 6:1-19
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 10 Nice People or New Men
Churchill The New World ch 25,
      or Arnold-Forster ch 57. James II and the End of Absolute Monarchy in England, last third
Longitude ch 6 The Prize, first half
How to Read a Book ch 7 X-Raying a Book pg 92-95 Discovering the Author's Intention, First Stage
CM's Ourselves Book I pg 118-121 Loyalty
A Coffin For King Charles ch 8 pg 217 from "It was nearly two" to ch 9 pg 239 "Church militant on earth."
Whatever Happened to Justice memo, agreement between parent and child
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 34, 35 or Westward Ho! ch 30, 31
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 5 Nitro Compounds, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 2 ch 4 The Hustle and Bustle
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 5 Part 2
First Studies of Plant Life ch 13 How Plants Give Off Water (spread over 4 weeks)
William Harvey and the Discovery of the Circulation of Blood (take 3 or 4 weeks)

Week 12
1 Samuel 13, 14; Matthew 11; Psalm 118:19-29; Proverbs 6:20-35
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 11 The New Men
Churchill The New World ch 26,
      or Arnold-Forster ch 58. William III and Mary--The Revolution and Limited Monarchy Longitude ch 6 The Prize, second half
CM's Ourselves Book I pg 121-125 Loyal Chief
A Coffin For King Charles ch 9 pg 239 from "On the day of the King's" to pg 262 end of book
The Holy War: spread over the 12-week term (there are no chapter divisions)
I Promessi Sposi ch 36, 37 or Westward Ho! ch 32, 33
Poetry: John Donne, George Herbert and/or John Milton
The Story of Painting: The Age of Genius this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 5 Nitro Compounds, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 2 ch 5 Molecules That Count
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 5 Part 3
First Studies of Plant Life ch 14 Water Path in Plants

Later chapters of Arnold-Forster's History of England have a more colonialist flavor and are not scheduled.

Week 13 (begins Revolutionary era)
1 Samuel 15-17; Matt 12:1-37; Psalm 119:1-19; Proverbs 7:1-5
Practice of the Presence of God Conversation 1
The Four Loves ch 1 Introduction, first half
Saints and Heroes Vol 2 ch 13 George Fox, 1624-1691
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 1
Salem Witch Trials: Letter From Rev. John Higginson; Letter of Deodat Lawson; Court testimony of Sarah Bibber
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 1
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 1 to pg 15 'lest it should be missed or wanted.'
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Longitude ch 7 Cogmaker's Journal, first half
CM's Ourselves Book I pg 126-130 Humility
Pope's Essay on Man: The Design, first half
Gulliver's Travels Pt 1 ch 1, 2
Battle of the Books, first third of the book
Rasselas ch 1-4
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 6 Silk and Nylon, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 2 ch 6 Molecules That Clean
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 6 Part 1
Adventures with a Microscope: choose 4 adventures this term.
First Studies of Plant Life ch 15 The Living Plant Forms Starch (spread over 2 weeks)
Signs and Seasons: ch 4 The Sun's Motion (schedule over term, with field work)
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Ch 2, Spallanzani Sections 1 and 2

Week 14
1 Samuel 18-20:42; Matt 12:38-13:23; Psalm 119:20-35; Proverbs 7:6-27
Practice of the Presence of God Conversation 2
The Four Loves ch 1 Introduction, second half
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 2, 3
Salem Witch Trials: Court testimony of Mary Osgood; Letter To John Foster
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 2
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 15 'And after some time an ingenious tradesman' to pg 28 'hen I told him who the old man was.'
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Longitude ch 7 Cogmaker's Journal, second half
How to Read a Book ch 8 Coming to Terms With an Author pg 96-100 Words vs Terms
History of English Literature ch 60 Dryden - The New Poetry
Pope's Essay on Man: The Design, second half
Gulliver's Travels Pt 1 ch 3, 4, 5
Battle of the Books, second third of the book
Rasselas ch 5-8
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 6 Silk and Nylon, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 2 ch 7 Rubber, Nylon, and Wood
Chemical History of a Candle (with study guide) Lecture 6 Part 2
First Studies of Plant Life ch 15 The Living Plant Forms Starch (spread over 2 weeks)
Great Astronomers: Sir Isaac Newton first half
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Ch 2, Spallanzani Sections 3 and 4

Week 15
1 Samuel 21-24; Matt 13:24-43; Psalm 119:37-56; Proverbs 8:1-11
Practice of the Presence of God Conversation 3
The Four Loves ch 2 Likings and Loves for the sub-human, first quarter
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 4a
Salem Witch Trials: Notable people: Tituba; Increase Mather; Cotton Mather
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 3
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 28 'Keimer's printing-house, I found' to pg 43 'his planning and passed during his administration.'
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
How to Read a Book ch 8 Coming to Terms With an Author pg 100-103 Finding the Key Words
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 131-135: Gladness
History of English Literature ch 61 Defoe - The First Newspapers
Pope's Essay on Man: 1 - The Universe, first half
Gulliver's Travels Pt 1 ch 6, 7, 8
Battle of the Books, last third of the book
Rasselas ch 9-11
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 7 Phenol, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 2 ch 8 The Air We Breathe
First Studies of Plant Life ch 16 The Work Done by Plants in Making Starch (spread over 2 weeks)
Phineas Gage ch 1 Horrible Accident in Vermont (spread over 3 wks)
Briefer History of Time ch 1 Thinking About the Universe
Great Astronomers: Sir Isaac Newton second half
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Ch 2, Spallanzani Section 5

Week 16
1 Samuel 25-27; Matt 13:44-14:21; Psalm 119:57-71; Proverbs 8:12-21
Practice of the Presence of God Conversation 4
The Four Loves ch 2 Likings and Loves for the sub-human, second quarter
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 4b
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 4
Founding Father (Washington) Introduction
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 43 'Ralph and I were inseparable companions.' to pg 57 'continued their regard for me as long as they lived.'
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
How to Read a Book ch 8 Coming to Terms With an Author pg 103-106 Technical Words and Special Vocabularies
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 136-139: Justice Universal
History of English Literature ch 62 Defoe - "Robinson Crusoe"
Pope's Essay on Man: 1 - The Universe, second half
Gulliver's Travels Pt 2 ch 1, 2, 3
Rasselas ch 12-15
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 7 Phenol, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 3 ch 1 Stationary Electron Waves
First Studies of Plant Life ch 16 The Work Done by Plants in Making Starch (spread over 2 weeks)
Phineas Gage ch 1 Horrible Accident in Vermont (spread over 3 wks)
Briefer History of Time ch 2 Our Evolving Picture of the Universe
Great Astronomers: John Flamsteed
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Ch 2, Spallanzani Section 6 and 7

Week 17
1 Samuel 28-2 Samuel 1:16; Matt 14:22-15:20; Psalm 119:72-87; Proverbs 8:22-35
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 1
The Four Loves ch 2 Likings and Loves for the sub-human, third quarter
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 5
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 5
Founding Father (Washington) War, first half
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 57 'Before I enter upon my public appearance in business' to pg 69 'separated, and each took his books home again.'
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Longitude ch 8 The Grasshopper Goes to Sea, first half
How to Read a Book ch 8 Coming to Terms With an Author pg 106-113 Finding the Meanings
History of English Literature ch 63 Swift - "The Journal to Stella"
Pope's Essay on Man: 2- Himself as an Individual, first half
Gulliver's Travels Pt 2 ch 4, 5, 6
Rasselas ch 16-22
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 8 Isoprene, first third Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 3 ch 2 Sperical Waves
First Studies of Plant Life ch 17 The Kind of Gas Which Plants Give Off While Making Starch
Briefer History of Time ch 3 The Nature of a Scientific Theory
Phineas Gage ch 1 Horrible Accident in Vermont (spread over 3 wks)

Week 18
2 Samuel 1:17-4; Matt 15:21-16:12; Psalm 119:88-102; Proverbs 9:1-18
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 2
The Four Loves ch 2 Likings and Loves for the sub-human, last quarter
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 6
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 6
Founding Father (Washington) War, second half
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 69 'And now I set on foot my first project of a public nature,' to pg 86 'I found upon examination to have been committed respecting that virtue upon that day.'
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Longitude ch 8 The Grasshopper Goes to Sea, second half
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 140-149: Justice to the Persons of Others
History of English Literature ch 64 Swift - "Gullivers Travels"
Pope's Essay on Man: 2- Himself as an Individual, second half
Gulliver's Travels Pt 2 ch 7, 8, Pt 3 ch 1
Rasselas ch 23-26
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 8 Isoprene, second third Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 3 ch 3 Waves That Look, 4 Mating Game of Electrons
First Studies of Plant Life ch 18 How Plants Breathe (spread over 2 weeks; don't do experiment with caustic potash)
Briefer History of Time ch 4 Newton's Universe
Great Astronomers: Edmond Halley first half
Phineas Gage ch 2 What We Thought About How We Thought (spread over 3 wks)

Week 19
2 Samuel 5-9; Matt 16:13-17:13; Psalm 119:103-122; Proverbs 10:1-11
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 3-4
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, first sixth
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 7
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 7
Founding Father (Washington) Constitution, first half
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 86 'I determined to give a week's strict attention to each of the virtues' to pg 96 'These may be found in the papers about the beginning of 1735.'
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Longitude ch 9 Hands on Heaven's Clock, first half
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 114-116
History of English Literature ch 65 Addison - "The Spectator"
History of English Literature ch 66 Steele - The Soldier Author
Pope's Essay on Man: 3- Society, first half
Gulliver's Travels Pt 3 ch 2, 3, 4
Rasselas ch 27-29
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 8 Isoprene, last third Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 3 ch 5 When Wave Meets
First Studies of Plant Life ch 18 How Plants Breathe (spread over 2 weeks; don't do experiment with caustic potash)
Briefer History of Time ch 5 Relativity, first half
Great Astronomers: Edmond Halley second half
Phineas Gage ch 2 What We Thought About How We Thought (spread over 3 wks)

Week 20
2 Samuel 10-13:20; Matt 17:19-18:14; Psalm 119:123-136; Proverbs 10:12-21
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 5-6
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, second sixth
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 8
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 8
Founding Father (Washington) Constitution, second half
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 96 'In the conduct of my newspaper, I carefully excluded' to pg 110 'without much expectation of obtaining it.'
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Longitude ch 9 Hands on Heaven's Clock, second half
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 117-120 Sentences vs Prepositions
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 150-155: Truth: Justice in Word
History of English Literature ch 67 Pope - "The Rape of the Lock"
Pope's Essay on Man: 3- Society, second half
Gulliver's Travels Pt 3 ch 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Rasselas ch 30-34
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 9 Dyes, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 3 ch 6 Ties That Bind
First Studies of Plant Life ch 19 The Sensitive Plant
Briefer History of Time ch 5 Relativity, second half
Great Astronomers: James Bradley
Phineas Gage ch 2 What We Thought About How We Thought (spread over 3 wks)

Week 21
2 Samuel 13:21-15; Matt 18:15-19:15; Psalm 119:137-155; Proverbs 10:22-32
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 7-8
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, third sixth
Saints and Heroes Vol 2 ch 14 John Wesley, 1703-1791
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 9, 10
John Wesley Denounces the Doctrine of Predestination (1740)
Jonathan Edwards' "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" Sermon (1741)
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 9
Founding Father (Washington) President, first half
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 111 'Meanwhile, Colonel Lawrence, William Allen' to pg 126 'dust would fly into the windows of shops and houses.'
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 121-124 Finding the Key Sentences
History of English Literature ch 68 Johnson - Days of Struggle
Pope's Essay on Man: 4- Happiness, first half
Gulliver's Travels Pt 3 ch 10, 11, Pt 4 ch 1
Rasselas ch 35-38
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 9 Dyes, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 3 ch 7 Petal-Shaped, 8 Double Bonds
First Studies of Plant Life ch 20 The Behavior of Plants Toward Light (spread over 4 weeks)
Briefer History of Time ch 6 Curved Space, first half
Phineas Gage ch 3 Following Phineas Gage (spread over 2 wks)

Week 22
2 Samuel 16-18; Matt 19:16-20:19; Psalm 119:156-176; Proverbs 11:1-11
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 9-10
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, fourth sixth
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 11
Edmund Burke's Plea for Conciliation with the American Colonies, 1775
The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (1775)
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 10
Founding Father (Washington) President, second half
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 126 'An accidental occurrence had instructed me' to pg 140 'neglected them, and they gradually left him.'
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Longitude ch 10 The Diamond Timekeeper, first half
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 124-128 Finding the Prepositions
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 156-162: Spoken Truth
History of English Literature ch 69 Johnson - The End of the Journey
Pope's Essay on Man: 4- Happiness, second half
Gulliver's Travels Pt 4 ch 2, 3, 4, 5
Rasselas ch 39-43
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
Napoleon's Buttons ch 10 Wonder Drugs, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 4 ch 1 Daily Life of
First Studies of Plant Life ch 20 The Behavior of Plants Toward Light (spread over 4 weeks)
Briefer History of Time ch 6 Curved Space, second half
Microbe Hunters ch 2 Spallanzani Pt 1, 2
Phineas Gage ch 3 Following Phineas Gage (spread over 2 wks)

Week 23
2 Samuel 19-21; Matt 20:20-21:17; Psalm 120, 121; Proverbs 11:12-22
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 11-12
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, fifth sixth
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 12
The Declaration of Independence (1776)
"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!"
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 11
Founding Father (Washington) Nature
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 140 'In conversation with him one day,' to pg 154 'abbe's letters being founded on an error in the translation,' Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Longitude ch 10 The Diamond Timekeeper, second half
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 128-134 Finding the Arguments
Common Sense by Thomas Paine. Introduction and 1 Government in General
History of English Literature ch 70 Goldsmith - The Vagabond
History of English Literature ch 71 Goldsmith - "The Vicar of Wakefield"
Gulliver's Travels Pt 4 ch 6, 7, 8, 9
Rasselas ch 44-46
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 10 Wonder Drugs, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 4 ch 2 Umbrellas, Chairs, and Boats
First Studies of Plant Life ch 20 The Behavior of Plants Toward Light (spread over 4 weeks)
Briefer History of Time ch 7 The Expanding Universe, first half
Phineas Gage ch 4 Putting Phineas Together Again (spread over 2 wks)
Microbe Hunters ch 2 Spallanzani Pt 3, 4

Week 24
2 Samuel 22-24; Matt 21:18-46; Psalm 122, 123, 124; Proverbs 11:23-31
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 13-15
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, last sixth
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 13
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 12
Founding Father (Washington) Morals
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 155 'I concluded to let my papers shift for themselves' to end of book.
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 135-136 Finding the Solutions
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 163-166: Some Causes of Lying
Common Sense by Thomas Paine 2 Of Monarchy; 3 Present State of American Affairs
Gulliver's Travels Pt 4 ch 10, 11, 12
Rasselas ch 47-49
Poetry of William Cowper and Phillis Wheatley
The Story of Painting: The Triumph of Light this term
Napoleon's Buttons ch 13 Morphine, Nicotine, and Caffeine, first third** Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 4 ch 3 One Pair Kicks Out
First Studies of Plant Life ch 20 The Behavior of Plants Toward Light (spread over 4 weeks)
Briefer History of Time ch 7 The Expanding Universe, second half
Phineas Gage ch 4 Putting Phineas Together Again (spread over 2 wks)
Microbe Hunters ch 2 Spallanzani Pt 5-7

** Chapters 11 and 12 of Napoleon's Buttons are not scheduled and should be skipped.

Week 25
1 Kings 1-2:27; Matthew 22:1-33; Psalm 125, 126, 127; Proverbs 12:1-12
The Four Loves ch 4 Friendship, first fifth
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 14
Articles of Confederation (1777)
Articles of Capitulation, Yorktown (1781)
Treaty with Great Britain (1783)
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 13
Founding Father (Washington) Ideas, first third
Founding Brothers Preface
Common Sense by Thomas Paine 4 Of the present ability of America
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 1-2 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 1 Napoleon in School
Longitude ch 11 Trial by Fire and Water, first half
How to Read a Book ch 10 Criticizing a Book Fairly pg 137-140 Teachability as a Virtue
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 167-172: Integrity in Work
History of English Literature ch 72 Burns - The Ploughman Poet
She Stoops to Conquer Act 1
Pride and Prejudice ch 1-4 ch 5-6
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 8 Big Bang, Black Holes, and Evolution of Universe, first third
Napoleon's Buttons ch 13 Morphine, Nicotine, and Caffeine, second third Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 4 ch 4 Breaking Up Is . . .
Adventures with a Microscope: choose 4 adventures this term.
First Studies of Plant Life ch 21 The Behavior of Climbing Plants (spread over 2 weeks)
Great Astronomers: William Herschel
Signs and Seasons: ch 5 (schedule over term, with field work)

Week 26
1 Kings 2:28-5; Matthew 22:34-23:12; Psalm 128, 129, 130; Proverbs 12:13-28
The Four Loves ch 4 Friendship, second fifth
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 15
The Federalist Papers, articles 1 and 2 (1787)
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 14
Founding Father (Washington) Ideas, second third
Founding Brothers The Duel first half
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 3 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 2 Napoleon an Officer
Common Sense by Thomas Paine Appendix
Longitude ch 11 Trial by Fire and Water, second half
How to Read a Book ch 10 Criticizing a Book Fairly pg 140-145 Role of Rhetoric, Importance of Suspending Judgment
She Stoops to Conquer Act 2
Pride and Prejudice ch 7-9 ch 10-11
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 8 Big Bang, Black Holes, and Evolution of Universe, second third
Napoleon's Buttons ch 13 Morphine, Nicotine, and Caffeine, last third Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 4 ch 5 Fidelity and . . .
Great Astronomers: Pierre-Simon Laplace
First Studies of Plant Life ch 21 The Behavior of Climbing Plants (spread over 2 weeks)

Week 27
1 Kings 6, 7; Matthew 23:13-34; Psalm 131, 132, 133; Proverbs 13:1-12
The Four Loves ch 4 Friendship, third fifth
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 16
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 15
Founding Father (Washington) Ideas, last third
Founding Brothers The Duel second half
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 5-6 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 3 Napoleon in Egypt
How to Read a Book ch 10 Criticizing a Book Fairly pg 145-147 Avoiding Contentiousness
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 173-178: Integrity in Use of Time
She Stoops to Conquer Act 3
Pride and Prejudice ch 12-15 ch 16-17
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 8 Big Bang, Black Holes, and Evolution of Universe, last third
Napoleon's Buttons ch 14 Oleic Acid, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 4 ch 6 Electrochemistry
First Studies of Plant Life ch 22 The Behavior of Flowers (spread over 4 weeks)

Week 28
1 Kings 8-9:14; Matthew 24:1-31; Psalm 134, 135; Proverbs 13:13-25
The Four Loves ch 4 Friendship, fourth fifth
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 17, half of 18
Washington's First Inaugural Address (1789)
Constitution of the United States (1787) (current copy here)
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 16
Founding Father (Washington) Fathers, first half
Founding Brothers The Dinner, all
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 7-8 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 4 Napoleon as Consul
Longitude ch 12 A Tale of Two Portraits, first half
How to Read a Book ch 10 Criticizing a Book Fairly pg 147-151 Resolution of Disagreements
History of English Literature ch 73 Cowper - "The Task"
She Stoops to Conquer Act 4
Pride and Prejudice ch 18-19 ch 20-22
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 9 Quantum Gravity, first third
Napoleon's Buttons ch 14 Oleic Acid, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 4 ch 7 Photochemistry, 8 Catalysis
First Studies of Plant Life ch 22 The Behavior of Flowers (spread over 4 weeks)

Week 29
1 Kings 9:15-12:11; Matthew 24:32-25:13; Psalm 136; Proverbs 14:1-11
The Four Loves ch 4 Friendship, last fifth
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 18
Treaty with the Six Nations
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 17, half of 18
Founding Father (Washington) Fathers, second half
Founding Brothers The Silence first half
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 9-10 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 5 Napoleon as Emperor
Longitude ch 12 A Tale of Two Portraits, second half
How to Read a Book ch 11 Agreeing or Disagreeing With an Author pg 152-156 Prejudice and Judgment
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 179-186: Opinions
She Stoops to Conquer Act 5
Pride and Prejudice ch 23-25 ch 26-28
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 9 Quantum Gravity, second third
Napoleon's Buttons ch 15 Salt, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 1 A Yes or a No
First Studies of Plant Life ch 22 The Behavior of Flowers (spread over 4 weeks)

Week 30
1 Kings 12:12-ch 14; Matthew 25:14-46; Psalm 137, 138; Proverbs 14:12-24
The Four Loves ch 5 Eros, first third
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 19
Speech by William Wilberforce concerning the slave trade, first quarter
Miracle at Philadelphia half of 18, ch 19
Founding Father (Washington) Patriarchs and Masters, first third
Founding Brothers The Silence second half
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 11-12 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 6 Napoleon and Prussia
How to Read a Book ch 11 Agreeing or Disagreeing With an Author pg 156-160 Judging the Author's Soundness
Pride and Prejudice ch 29-31 ch 32-34
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 9 Quantum Gravity, last third
Napoleon's Buttons ch 15 Salt, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 2 Extended Waves
First Studies of Plant Life ch 22 The Behavior of Flowers (spread over 4 weeks)

Week 31
1 Kings 15-16:22; Matthew 26:1-35; Psalm 139; Proverbs 14:25-35
The Four Loves ch 5 Eros, second third
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 20
Speech by William Wilberforce concerning the slave trade, second quarter
Founding Father (Washington) Patriarchs and Masters, second third
Founding Brothers The Farewell first half
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 13-14 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 7 Napoleon in Spain
Longitude ch 13 The Second Voyage of Captain James Cook, first half
How to Read a Book ch 11 Agreeing or Disagreeing With an Author pg 160-163 Judging the Author's Completeness
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 187-190: Principles
Essays by Jane Haldimand Marcet 1 The Rich and The Poor
Pride and Prejudice ch 35-37 ch 38-40
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 10 Wormholes and Time Travel, first half
Napoleon's Buttons ch 16 Chlorocarbon Compounds, first half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 3 The 2, 6, 10 Rule
First Studies of Plant Life ch 23 How Fruits Are Formed (spread over 3 weeks)

Week 32
1 Kings 16:23-18; Matthew 26:36-56; Psalm 140, 141; Proverbs 15:1-15
The Four Loves ch 5 Eros, last third
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 21
Speech by William Wilberforce concerning the slave trade, third quarter
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 21
Founding Father (Washington) Patriarchs and Masters, last third
Founding Brothers The Farewell second half
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 15-16 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 8 Napoleon in Russia
Longitude ch 13 The Second Voyage of Captain James Cook, second half
How to Read a Book ch 11 Agreeing or Disagreeing With an Author pg 163-167 Third Stage of Analytical Reading
Essays by Jane Haldimand Marcet 2 Wages
Pride and Prejudice ch 41-42 ch 43-44
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 10 Wormholes and Time Travel, second half
Napoleon's Buttons ch 16 Chlorocarbon Compounds, second half Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 4 Forbidden and Allowed
Great Astronomers: John M Brinkley
First Studies of Plant Life ch 23 How Fruits Are Formed (spread over 3 weeks)

Week 33
1 Kings 19, 20; Matthew 26:57-75; Psalm 142, 143; Proverbs 15:16-33
The Four Loves ch 6 Charity, first quarter
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 22
Speech by William Wilberforce concerning the slave trade, last quarter
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 22
Founding Father (Washington) Father of His Country
Founding Brothers The Collaborators first half
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 17-18 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 9 Napoleon Emperor of Elba
Longitude ch 14 The Mass Production of Genius, first half
How to Read a Book ch 12 Aids to Reading pg 168-172 Role of Relevant Experience
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 191-203: Self-Ordering
Essays by Jane Haldimand Marcet 3 Population: or Patty's Marriage
Pride and Prejudice ch 45-46 ch 47-48
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 11 Force of Nature and Unification of Physics, first third
Napoleon's Buttons ch 17 Molecules versus Malaria, first third Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 5 A Law Governing
First Studies of Plant Life ch 23 How Fruits Are Formed (spread over 3 weeks)

Week 34
1 Kings 21, 22; Ecclesiastes 1; Matthew 27:1-26; Psalm 144, 145; Proverbs 16:1-11
The Four Loves ch 6 Charity, second quarter
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 23
Treaty with France (Louisiana Purchase) (1803)
Washington's Farewell Address
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 23
Founding Father (Washington) Death
Founding Brothers The Collaborators second half
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 19-20 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 10 Napoleon's Last Battle
Longitude ch 14 The Mass Production of Genius, second half
How to Read a Book ch 12 Aids to Reading pg 172-176 Other Books as Extrinsic Aids, How to Use
Essays by Jane Haldimand Marcet 4 The Poor's Rate: or The Treacherous Friend
Pride and Prejudice ch 49-51 ch 52
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 11 Force of Nature and Unification of Physics, second third
Napoleon's Buttons ch 17 Molecules versus Malaria, second third Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 6 A Snake That . . .
First Studies of Plant Life ch 24 How Plants Scatter Their Seeds (spread over 3 weeks)

Week 35
Ecclesiastes 2-6; Matthew 27:27-66; Psalm 146, 147; Proverbs 16:12-22
The Four Loves ch 6 Charity, third quarter
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 24
Treaty with Great Britain (End of War of 1812) (1814)
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 24
Founding Brothers The Friendship first half
Longitude ch 15 In the Meridian Courtyard, first half
How to Read a Book ch 12 Aids to Reading pg 176-182 Reference Books and How to Use a Dictionary
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 204-210: Vocation
Essays by Jane Haldimand Marcet 5 Foreign Trade: or The Wedding Gown
Pride and Prejudice ch 53-54 ch 56
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 11 Force of Nature and Unification of Physics, last third
Napoleon's Buttons ch 17 Molecules versus Malaria, last third Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 7 Boxing and . . . (if you were using this book)
First Studies of Plant Life ch 24 How Plants Scatter Their Seeds (spread over 3 weeks)

Week 36
Ecclesiastes 7-12; Matthew 28; Psalm 148, 149, 150; Proverbs 16:23-33
The Four Loves ch 6 Charity, last quarter
Churchill Age of Revolution ch 25
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 25
Founding Brothers The Friendship second half
Longitude ch 15 In the Meridian Courtyard, second half
How to Read a Book ch 12 Aids to Reading pg 182-188 How to Use an Encyclopedia
Love is a Fallacy (very short!)
Pride and Prejudice ch 57-58 ch 59-61
Poetry of George Gordon, Lord Byron
Briefer History of Time ch 12 Conclusion, Einstein, Galileo, Newton
Napoleon's Buttons Epilogue Or Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 8 The Message of Molecules (if you were using this book)
First Studies of Plant Life ch 24 How Plants Scatter Their Seeds (spread over 3 weeks)


Page counts for this schedule (if the texts were printed at 320 words per page); Plutarch's Lives (one per term) would add 35-55 pages to the term, and a Shakespeare play would add 46-95 pages to the term.):
Term 1
Bible 152 pgs
Mere Christianity, second half 105 pgs
Saints and Heroes ch 10-12 33 pgs
Churchill's The New World ch 15-26 197 pgs
A Coffin for King Charles 234 pgs
Samuel Pepys Diary excerpts 36 pgs
History of English Literature ch 50-59 95 pgs
Longitude, first third 42 pgs
How to Read a Book ch 6-7 42 pgs
Ourselves pgs 99-125 23 pgs
The Holy War 309 pgs
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 23-end 83 pgs
Westward Ho ch 15-33 395 pgs (or I Promessi Sposi ch 19-37 229 pgs)
Poetry of John Donne or John Milton 16 pgs
Napoloeon's Buttons Intro-ch 5 96 pgs
First Studies of Plant Life ch 11-14 22 pgs
Chemical History of a Candle Lecture 1-5 83 pgs
Microbe Hunters Leewenhook 26 pgs
William Harvey and Circulation of the Blood 25 pgs
Painting Age of Genius
Total 2014 plus Painting

Term 2
Bible 159 pgs
Churchill's Age of Revolution ch 1-13 186 pgs
Practice of the Presence of God 34 pgs
Saints and Heroes ch 13-14 21 pgs
The Four Loves, half 53 pgs
Salem witch trial transcripts 35 pgs
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God 23 pgs
Wesley Free Grace 18 pgs
Burke's Plea for Reconciliation 3 pgs
Mecklenburg Declaration 2 pgs
Patrick Henry Give me Liberty or Give me death 4 pgs
Declaration of Independence 5 pgs
Common Sense, Intro-Pt 3 39 pgs
Miracle at Philadelphia, ch 1-12 113 pgs
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin 205 pgs
Founding Father (George Washington) half 149 pgs
Pope's Essay on Man 37 pgs
Chesterfield's Letters to His Son, selections 88 pgs
-Gulliver's Travels 325 pgs
Battle of the Books 35 pgs
Rasselas 119 pgs
Poetry of Cowper and Wheatley 19 pgs
How to Read a Book ch 8-9 46 pgs
Ourselves pg 126-166 34 pgs
Longitude ch 7-10 36 pgs
Napoleon's Buttons ch 6-10; 13 98 pgs
First Studies in Plant Life ch 15-20 27 pgs
Chemical History of a Candle Lecture 6 44 pgs
Briefer History of Time, half 59 pgs
Microbe Hunters Spallanzani 36 pgs
Great Astronomers Newton, Flamsteed, Halley, Bradley 66 pgs
Total 2234 pgs

Bible 145 pgs
The Four Loves, half 81 pgs
Speeches and Documents 143 pgs
Founding Father (George Washington), half 97 pgs
Miracle at Philadelpha half 138 pgs
Founding Brothers 300 pgs
Foa's Boy Napoleon 118 pgs (or Marshall's Story of Napoleon 59 pgs)
Common Sense, part 4 22 pgs
Jane Marcet essays 69 pgs
How to Read a Book ch 10-12 56 pgs
Ourselves pg 167-210 39 pgs
Longitude ch 11-15 47 pgs
History of English Literature ch 72-73 17 pgs
-Pride and Prejudice 381 pgs
She Stoops to Conquer 72 pgs
Poetry of Lord Byron 14 pgs
Napoleon's Buttons ch 13-epilogue 96 pgs
First Studies in Plant Life ch 21-24 19 pgs
Briefer History of Time, half 59 pgs
Phineas Gage 46 pgs
Microbe Hunters: Spallanzi 36 pgs
Great Astronomers Herschel, LaPlace, Brinkley 34 pgs
Total 2219 pgs

Term 3 Speeches and Documents 143 pgs:
Articles of Confederation 12 pgs
Articles of Capitulation 4 pgs
Treaty with Great Britain 7 pgs
The Federalist 1, 2 5 pgs
Washington's Inaugural speech 5 pgs
US Constitution 29 pgs
Treaty of Six Nations 4 pgs
Wilberforce's speech on slavery 41 pgs
Treaty with France 5 pgs
Washington's Farewell Address 20 pgs
Treaty with Great Britain 11 pgs