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AmblesideOnline Year 8 Lite 36-Week Schedule



As a help for scheduling Year 8 Lite 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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Daily Work
Copywork (penmanship)
Math

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


Books Needed:

These books will be needed right away:
A Bible
A math program
The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel OR More Than a Carpenter by Josh McDowell
The New World by Winston Churchill (volume 2 of his History of the English Speaking Peoples) OR Arnold-Forster's History of England
Martin Luther's defense before the Diet of Worms (week 2)
A Man For All Seasons by Robert Bolt
Ourselves by Charlotte Mason
The History of English Literature for Girls and Boys by H.E. Marshall ch 32-59
Everyman, a Morality Play
Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley OR I Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed) by Alessandro Manzoni
Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves, which is Spenser's Fairie Queene Book I
The Roar on the Other Side: A Guide for Student Poets by Suzanne Clark (optional)
Our Mother Tongue: An Introductory Guide to English Grammar by Nancy Wilson (continue from last year; do Lessons 10-49)
The Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock (as a reference)
First Studies of Plant Life, by George Francis Atkinson
Signs and Seasons: Understanding the Elements of Classical Astronomy, by Jay Ryan
Napoleon's Buttons, by Le Couteur and Burreson OR Marvels of the Molecule by Lionel Salem (preread ch 11)
Adventures with a Microscope, by Richard Headstrom
The Chemical History of a Candle, by Michael Faraday
How To Read a Book revised edition by Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren (used for 3 years)
The Story of Painting by H. W. Janson - chapters 4, 5
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made by Paul Brand, if you didn't do it last year

These books will be needed later in the school year:
Saints and Heroes, Vol 2 by George Hodges, for church history, if you didn't use Trial and Triumph in Years 1-6; starts in week 4)
Johannes Kepler chapter from The Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball OR Johannes Kepler: Giant of Faith and Science by John Hudson Tiner (starts in week 9)
Francis Bacon essays; choose from Of Truth, Of Revenge, Of Innovations, Of Friendship, Of Regiment of Health, Of Suspicion, Of Discourse, Of Riches, Of Youth and Age, Of Studies, Of Praise, Of Honor and Reputation, Of Anger.) (start in week 11)
Queen Elizabeth's speech to the Spanish Armada, July 29, 1588 (week 11)
Kon Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner by Samuel Eliot Morison (this book, especially ch 11, will require parental screening) OR The Life of Christopher Columbus by Edward Everett Hale (starts in week 13)
Whatever Happened to Justice by Richard Maybury (starts in week 13)
Utopia by Sir Thomas More (starts in week 13)
Shakespeare's Sonnets, selections (starts in week 13)
A Coffin for King Charles by C. V. Wedgwood OR Queen Elizabeth by Jacob Abbott (starts in week 13)
I, Pencil a short essay by Leonard Read(week 15)
Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science, by John Fleischman (week 15)
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis (starts in week 17)
John Milton: L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Lycidas, On His Blindness (starts in week 25)
The Microbe Hunters by Paul DeKruif (week 26)
A Briefer History of Time, by Stephen Hawking (week 28)
William Harvey and the Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood, by Thomas Henry Huxley (week 30)


Week 1
Bible: Judges 1-3; Matthew 1; Psalm 106:1-23; Proverbs 1:1-19
More Than a Carpenter: Preface OR The Case for Christ Introduction
Churchill's The New World Ch 1 (Columbus, Luther) Trace and label the map in the book OR Arnold-Forster ch 35. Henry VII: (1) The Tudors, (2). Henry VII: The King's Title, (3) Henry VII: Lambert Simnel; or, Carpenter, King, and Kitchen Boy; (4). Henry VII: Perkin Warbeck
A Man for All Seasons - spread Act I over 4 weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 66-72 Part II ch VII
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
The History of English Literature ch 32 About the Beginning of the Theater
Westward Ho! ch 1 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 1, 2 (2 chprs the first 2 weeks, then a chap per week)
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 1
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 10
Napoleon's Buttons ch 1 Peppers, Nutmeg and Cloves; 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)
The Story of Painting: Work through chapter 4 this term

Week 2
Bible: Judges 4-6; Matthew 2; Psalm 106:24-48; Proverbs 1:20-33
More Than a Carpenter ch 1 OR The Case for Christ ch 1
Churchill Ch 2 (Tudor Dynasty; Henry VI; Earl of Kildare, Ireland) OR Arnold-Forster ch 35 Henry VII: (5) How the King Got Rich, (6) What the Rich King Did With His Money, (7) Some Royal Marriages, (8) Some Changes Abroad
Luther's speech before the Diet of Worms
A Man for All Seasons - spread Act I over 4 weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 73-80 ch VIII
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
The History of English Literature ch 33 How the Shepherd Watched their Flocks
Westward Ho! ch 2 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 3, 4
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 2
Napoleon's Buttons ch 1 Peppers, Nutmeg and Cloves; 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)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 11

Week 3
Bible: Judges 7-9:21; Matthew 3, 4; Psalm 107:1-22; Proverbs 2:1-9
More Than a Carpenter ch 2 OR The Case for Christ ch 2
Churchill's The New World Ch 3 (Henry VIII) OR Arnold-Forster ch 36. Henry VIII and England at War
A Man for All Seasons - spread Act I over 4 weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 81-86 Part II ch I The Ways of Love
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
The History of English Literature ch 34 The Story of Everyman
Westward Ho! ch 3 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 5
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 3
Napoleon's Buttons ch 2 Ascorbic Acid; 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)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 12

Week 4
Bible: Judges 9:22-11; Matthew 4:18-5:16; Psalm 107:23-43; Proverbs 2:10-22
More Than a Carpenter ch 3 OR The Case for Christ ch 3
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 01 Luther, 1483-1546
Churchill's The New World Ch 4, to page 49, "On October 9, 1529. . ." (Wosey's disgrace, More's Speech, Anne Boleyn) Trace and label map in book OR Arnold-Forster ch 37. The Great Cardinal and the King's Divorce
A Man for All Seasons - spread Act I over 4 weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 87-90 ch II Pity
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
The History of English Literature ch 35 How a Poet Comforted a Girl
Westward Ho! ch 4 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 6
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 4
Napoleon's Buttons ch 2 Ascorbic Acid; 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
First Studies of Plant Life ch 11 How the Living Plant Uses Water to Remain Firm (spread over 5 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 13

Week 5
Bible: Judges 12-15; Matthew 5:17-48; Psalm 108; Proverbs 3:1-20
More Than a Carpenter ch 4 OR The Case for Christ ch 4
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 02 More, 1478-1535
Churchill's The New World pages 49-61, end of ch 4 and first half of ch 5, which ends at 'Having Established his supremacy. . .' (Wolsey's fall, Anne's Rise, marriage, Cranmer) OR Arnold-Forster ch 38. The Protestant Reformation
A Man for All Seasons - spread Act II over 4 weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 91-94 ch III Benevolence
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
The History of English Literature ch 36 The Renaissance
Westward Ho! ch 5 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 7
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 5
Napoleon's Buttons ch 3 Glucose; 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
First Studies of Plant Life ch 11 How the Living Plant Uses Water to Remain Firm (spread over 5 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 14

Week 6
Bible: Judges 16-18; Matthew 6; Psalm 109; Proverbs 3:21-35
More Than a Carpenter ch 5 OR The Case for Christ ch 5
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 03 Loyola, 1491-1556
Churchill's The New World second half of ch 5 and beginning of ch 6 pg 61, from "having established his supremacy, to page 75, 'Catholic and economically backward North" (Thomas More, Elizabeths' birth, Cromwell, Jane Seymoure, possibly questionable passage on page 66 about accusations of Anne Boleyn's affairs beginning"In January. . .") OR Arnold-Forster ch 39. Henry as Head of the Church
A Man for All Seasons - spread Act II over 4 weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 95-98 ch IV Sympathy
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
The History of English Literature none this week
Westward Ho! ch 6 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 8
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 6
Napoleon's Buttons ch 3 Glucose; 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
First Studies of Plant Life ch 12 How the Root Lifts Water in the Plant (spread over 2 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 15

Week 7
Bible: Judges 19-21; Matthew 7; Psalm 110, 111; Proverbs 4:1-3
More Than a Carpenter ch 6 OR The Case for Christ ch 6
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 04 Cranmer, 1489-1556
Churchill's The New World second half of ch 6 page 75, from "In the Autumn, when the new taxes," to the end of ch 6 (other wives of Henry VIII and his death) OR Arnold-Forster ch 40. Edward VI
A Man for All Seasons - spread Act II over 4 weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 99-102 ch V Kindness
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
The History of English Literature ch 37 The Land of Nowhere
Westward Ho! ch 7 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 9
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 7
Napoleon's Buttons ch 4 Cellulose; 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
First Studies of Plant Life ch 12 How the Root Lifts Water in the Plant (spread over 2 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 16

Week 8
Bible: Ruth; Matthew 8; Psalm 112, 113; Proverbs 4:14-27
More Than a Carpenter ch 7 OR The Case for Christ ch 7
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 05 Calvin, 1509-1564
Churchill's The New World first half of ch 7, to page 97, "Catholic Empire of Hapsburgs" (Mary's reign) (Questionable section on page 87 about "romps" and scandal involving 'the young princess') OR Arnold-Forster ch 41. What the Reformation Meant AND ch 42. Mary
A Man for All Seasons - spread Act II over 4 weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 103-107 ch VI Generosity
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
The History of English Literature ch 38 The Death of Sir Thomas More
Westward Ho! ch 8 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 10
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 8
Napoleon's Buttons ch 4 Cellulose; 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)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 17

Week 9
Bible: 1 Samuel 1-3; Matthew 9:1-17; Psalm 114, 115; Proverbs 5:1-14
More Than a Carpenter ch 8 OR The Case for Christ ch 8
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 06 Knox, 1505-1572
Churchill's The New World second half of ch 7-middle of ch 8 pg 98-109, from 'all eyes turned to Princess Elizabeth' to 'Divide a European Combination' (Mary's death, Bess' reign begins) OR Arnold-Forster ch 43. Elizabeth--The Protestant Queen
Johannes Kepler - spread the text over the next four weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 108-111 ch VII Gratitude
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
The History of English Literature ch 39 How the Sonnet Came to England
Westward Ho! ch 9 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 11
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 9
Napoleon's Buttons ch 5 Nitro Compounds; first half OR Marvels of the Molecule Pt 2 ch 3 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)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 18

Week 10
Bible: 1 Samuel 4-8; Matthew 9:18-38; Psalm 116, 117; Proverbs 5:15-23
More Than a Carpenter ch 9 OR The Case for Christ ch 9
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 07 Coligny, 1519-1572
Churchill's The New World second half of ch 8 pg 109 from "meanwhile, there was Mary Stuart. . ." to end of ch 8 (Mary, Queen of Scotts, Hugoenots) OR Arnold-Forster ch 44 Mary Queen of Scots AND 45. Protestants and Roman Catholics
Johannes Kepler - spread the text over the next four weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 112-117 ch VIII Courage
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
The History of English Literature ch 40 The Beginning of Blank Verse
Westward Ho! ch 10 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 12
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 10
Napoleon's Buttons ch 5 Nitro Compounds; 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)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 19

Week 11
Bible: 1 Samuel 9-12; Matthew 10; Psalm 118:1-18; Proverbs 6:1-19
More Than a Carpenter ch 10 OR The Case for Christ ch 10
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 08 William the Silent, 1533-1584
Churchill's The New World ch 9 (Drake, Armada) OR Arnold-Forster ch 46. The Great Armada AND 47. Last Years of the Great Queen
Queen Elizabeth's speech before the Armada
Johannes Kepler - spread the text over the next four weeks
CM's "Ourselves" pg 118-125 ch IX Loyalty
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
Francis Bacon essay
The History of English Literature ch 41 Spenser - "The Shepherd's Calendar"
Westward Ho! ch 11 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 13
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 11
Napoleon's Buttons ch 6 Silk and Nylon; 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)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 20

Week 12
Bible: 1 Samuel 13, 14; Matthew 11; Psalm 118:19-29; Proverbs 6:20-35
More Than a Carpenter ch 11 OR The Case for Christ ch 11
Churchill's The New World Ch 10 (1588, Sir Walter Raleigh, Francis Bacon, Shakespeare, Faerie Queene) OR Arnold-Forster ch 48. A New World and a New Age; ch Arnold-Forster's History of England ch 49. Literature and Art in the Tudor Period AND ch 50. Parliament—Dress--Dwellings--Schools--The Calendar
CM's "Ourselves" pg 126-130 ch X Humility
Everyman: A Morality Play spread over the 12-week term as desired
Francis Bacon essay
The History of English Literature none this week
Westward Ho! ch 12 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 14
Fierce Wars Faithful Loves Canto 12
Napoleon's Buttons ch 6 Silk and Nylon; 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
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 21
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 1 (this is a 'read and discuss' book)

Optional Exam Week

Week 13
Bible: 1 Samuel 15-17; Matt 12:1-37; Psalm 119:1-19; Proverbs 7:1-5
More Than a Carpenter (has ended) OR The Case for Christ ch 12
Churchill's The New World ch 11 to page 159 ". . .Spanish match." (Guy Fawkes, Jas I, Charles, 1605) OR Arnold-Forster ch 51. James Stuart, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland: (1) How a Stuart became King of England, (2) The New King and His Subjects (first quarter)
A Coffin For King Charles ch 1 OR Queen Elizabeth: Elizabeth's Mother
Kon Tiki, chapter 1: A Theory OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 1 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 1
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 1, 2
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Introduction pg xi-xxiii
The History of English Literature ch 42 Spenser - "The Faery Queen"
Westward Ho! ch 13 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 15
Shakespeare Sonnet 18
Napoleon's Buttons ch 7 Phenol; 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)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 22
The Story of Painting: Work through chapter 5 this term
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 2

Week 14
Bible: 1 Samuel 18-20:42; Matt 12:38-13:23; Psalm 119:20-35; Proverbs 7:6-27
More Than a Carpenter: none OR The Case for Christ ch 13
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 09 Brewster, 1560-1644
Churchill's The New World page 159 to 166 beginning 'in the midst of these turmoils' ending with 'London greatly aided them in this.' (Mayflower; James' children betrothed; Jacobean Charles I crowned) OR Arnold-Forster ch 51. James Stuart, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland: (3) The Doctrine of "Divine Right", (4) The Beginning of Troubles (second quarter)
A Coffin For King Charles ch 2 (spend two weeks) OR Queen Elizabeth: The Childhood of a Princess
Kon Tiki, chapter 2: An Expedition is Born (spend 2 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 2 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 2
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 3, 4
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: pg 5-10: poem, Letters to Peter Giles
The History of English Literature ch 43 Spenser - His Last Days
Westward Ho! ch 14 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 16
Shakespeare Sonnet 30
Napoleon's Buttons ch 7 Phenol; 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)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 23
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 3

Week 15
Bible: 1 Samuel 21-24; Matt 13:24-43; Psalm 119:37-56; Proverbs 8:1-11
More Than a Carpenter: none OR The Case for Christ ch 14
Churchill's The New World page 166-177- last half of of ch 12 beginning with 'Beneath the drab exterior' to end of ch 12 (colonization) OR Arnold-Forster ch 51. James Stuart, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland: (5) The Pilgrim Fathers, (6) The Gunpowder Plot, (7) James Quarrels with the House of Commons (third quarter)
A Coffin For King Charles ch 2 OR Queen Elizabeth: Lady Jane Grey
Kon Tiki, chapter 2: An Expedition is Born (spend 2 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 3 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 3
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 5, 6
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 1 pg 11-13: Letter to Busleiden
The History of English Literature ch 44 About the First Theaters
Westward Ho! ch 15 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 17
Shakespeare Sonnet 31
Napoleon's Buttons ch 8 Isoprene; 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)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 24
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 4

Week 16
Bible: 1 Samuel 25-27; Matt 13:44-14:21; Psalm 119:57-71; Proverbs 8:12-21
The Case for Christ Conclusion
Churchill's The New World ch 13 (Charles I and Buckingham, Bohemia, Hugoenots) OR Arnold-Forster ch 51. James Stuart, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland: (8) The Ancestors of King George V, (9) The Translation of the Bible, (10) The Union with Scotland, and the Plantation of Ulster (last quarter)
A Coffin For King Charles ch 3 OR Queen Elizabeth: The Spanish Match
Kon Tiki, chapter 3: To South America (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 4 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 4
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 7, 8
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 1 pg 15- end of 19
The History of English Literature ch 45 Shakespeare - The Boy
Westward Ho! ch 16 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 18
Shakespeare Sonnet 53
Napoleon's Buttons ch 8 Isoprene; 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)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 25
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 5
William Harvey and the Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood

Week 17
Bible: 1 Samuel 28-2 Samuel 1:16; Matt 14:22-15:20; Psalm 119:72-87; Proverbs 8:22-35
Churchill's The New World 'Through the commons' , ch 14, 203 to section ending 'the inert forces of the nation.' (dissolution of Parliament, Van Dyck's art) OR Arnold-Forster ch 52. Charles I--How the King angered the Parliament: (1) Cavaliers and Roundheads (first third)
A Coffin For King Charles ch 4 (spend two weeks) OR Queen Elizabeth: Elizabeth in the Tower
Kon Tiki, chapter 3: To South America (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 5 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 5
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 9, 10
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 1 pg 19-to middle of 24
The History of English Literature ch 46 Shakespeare - The Man
Westward Ho! ch 17 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 19
Shakespeare Sonnet 54
Napoleon's Buttons ch 9 Dyes; first half 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
Phineas Gage ch 1 Horrible Accident in Vermont (spread over 3 wks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 26
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 6

Week 18
Bible: 2 Samuel 1:17-4; Matt 15:21-16:12; Psalm 119:88-102; Proverbs 9:1-18
Mere Christianity Preface, Book 1 ch 1, 2
Churchill's The New World ch 14 from 'Presently Charles' Lawyers. . .' to "Irish Army in Scotland" OR Arnold-Forster ch 52. Charles I--How the King angered the Parliament: (2) The Quarrel Grows, (3) The King Sets Aside Magna Charta (second third)
A Coffin For King Charles ch 4 OR Queen Elizabeth: Accession to the Throne
Kon Tiki, chapter 3: To South America (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 6 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 6
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 11, 12
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 1 pg 24-to end of 28
The History of English Literature none this week
Westward Ho! ch 18 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 20
Shakespeare Sonnet 73
Napoleon's Buttons ch 9 Dyes; second half 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)
Phineas Gage ch 2 What We Thought About How We Thought (spread over 3 wks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 27
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 7

Week 19
Bible: 2 Samuel 5-9; Matt 16:13-17:13; Psalm 119:103-122; Proverbs 10:1-11
Mere Christianity Book 1 ch 3-5
Churchill's The New World near end of ch 14 and first half of ch 15 pg 215-225, from 'At this decisive moment. . .' to 'they would now impeach the Queen.' (trial of Strafford, Pym) OR Arnold-Forster ch 52. Charles I--How the King angered the Parliament: (4) Charles as an Absolute King, (5) The Petition of Right: A Storm in the Commons (last third)
A Coffin For King Charles ch 5 OR Queen Elizabeth: The War in Scotland
Kon Tiki, chapter 3: To South America (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 7 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 7
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 13, 14
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 1 pg 28-to middle of 33
The History of English Literature ch 47 Shakespeare - "The Merchant of Venice"
Westward Ho! ch 19 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 21
Shakespeare Sonnet 87
Napoleon's Buttons ch 10 Wonder Drugs; first half 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)
Phineas Gage ch 2 What We Thought About How We Thought (spread over 3 wks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 28
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 8

Week 20
Bible: 2 Samuel 10-13:20; Matt 17:19-18:14; Psalm 119:123-136; Proverbs 10:12-21
Mere Christianity Book 2 ch 1-3
Churchill's The New World second half of ch 15 225-235, from 'This was the agony of Charles life' to end of ch 15 (Charles flees London) OR Arnold-Forster ch 53. The King defies Parliament: (1) Ship-money (first third)
A Coffin For King Charles ch 6 OR Queen Elizabeth:  Elizabeth's Lovers
Kon Tiki, chapter 4: Across the Pacific (spend 2 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 8 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 8
I, Pencil if you're not using Whatever Happened to Justice
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 15, 16
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 1 pg 33-to end of 37
The History of English Literature ch 48 Jonson - "Every Man in his Humor"
Westward Ho! ch 20 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 22
Shakespeare Sonnet 90
Napoleon's Buttons ch 10 Wonder Drugs; second half OR Marvels of the Molecule Pt 3 ch Ties That Bind
First Studies of Plant Life ch 19 The Sensitive Plant
Phineas Gage ch 2 What We Thought About How We Thought (spread over 3 wks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 29
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 9

Week 21
Bible: 2 Samuel 13:21-15; Matt 18:15-19:15; Psalm 119:137-155; Proverbs 10:22-32
Mere Christianity Book 2 ch 4, 5
Churchill's The New World first half of ch 16 to 'holding the towns' (fight betwixt Charles and Parliament) OR Arnold-Forster ch 53. The King defies Parliament: (2) Two Evil Counsellors, (3) The Long Parliament (second third)
A Coffin For King Charles ch 7 OR Queen Elizabeth: Personal Character
Kon Tiki, chapter 4: Across the Pacific (spend 2 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 9 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 9
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 17, 18
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 1 pg 37-to middle of 42
The History of English Literature ch 49 Jonson - "The Sad Shepherd"
Westward Ho! ch 21 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 23
Shakespeare Sonnet 94
Napoleon's Buttons ch 11 The Pill [parents preread!]; first 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)
Phineas Gage ch 3 Following Phineas Gage (spread over 2 wks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lessons 30, 31
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 10

Week 22
Bible: 2 Samuel 16-18; Matt 19:16-20:19; Psalm 119:156-176; Proverbs 11:1-11
Mere Christianity Book 3 ch 1-3
Churchill's The New World second half of ch 16, and beginning of ch 17 pg 245 to 255, from 'Charles possessed a certain strategic comprehension' to 'safely south to Shrewsbury' (Rupert, battles and more battles) OR Arnold-Forster finish ch 53. The King defies Parliament: (4) The Arrest of the Five Members AND 54. How Parliament punished the King: (1) War (first part)
A Coffin For King Charles ch 8 OR Queen Elizabeth: The Invincible Armada
Kon Tiki, chapter 5: Halfway (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 10 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 10
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 19, 20
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 1 pg 42-to 47
The History of English Literature ch 50 Raleigh - "The Revenge"
Westward Ho! ch 22 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 24
Shakespeare Sonnet 97
Napoleon's Buttons ch 11 The Pill [parents preread!]; second 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)
Phineas Gage ch 3 Following Phineas Gage (spread over 2 wks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 32
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 11

Week 23
Bible: 2 Samuel 19-21; Matt 20:20-21:17; Psalm 120, 121; Proverbs 11:12-22
Mere Christianity Book 3 ch 4-6
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 10 Laud, 1573-1645
Churchill's The New World end of ch 17 and beginning of ch 18 pg 255-269 from 'the success of the king's campaign' to ch 18 'who should dragoon them?' OR Arnold-Forster ch 54. How Parliament punished the King: (2) Cromwell and the "Ironsides," (3) The Rise of the "Independents" and the "New Model"
A Coffin For King Charles ch 9 OR Queen Elizabeth: The Earl of Essex
Kon Tiki, chapter 5: Halfway (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 11 (preview!) OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 11
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 21, 22
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 49-end of 53
The History of English Literature ch 51 Raleigh - "The History of the World"
Westward Ho! ch 23 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 25
Shakespeare Sonnet 104
Napoleon's Buttons ch 12 Molecules of Witchcraft; first 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)
Phineas Gage ch 4 Putting Phineas Together Again (spread over 2 wks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 33
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 12

Week 24
Bible: 2 Samuel 22-24; Matt 21:18-46; Psalm 122, 123, 124; Proverbs 11:23-31
Mere Christianity Book 3 ch 7, 8
Churchill's The New World second half of ch 18 pg 269, beginning with 'now that the war was won' to the end of ch 18 (Carisbrook Castle) OR Arnold-Forster ch 54. How Parliament punished the King: (4) The King's Crown Goes Down, (5) The Death of the King
A Coffin For King Charles ch 10 OR Queen Elizabeth: Conclusion
Kon Tiki, chapter 5: Halfway (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 12 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 12
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 23, 24
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 53-middle of 58
The History of English Literature none this week
Westward Ho! ch 24 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 26
Shakespeare Sonnet 116
Napoleon's Buttons ch 12 Molecules of Witchcraft; second half 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)
Phineas Gage ch 4 Putting Phineas Together Again (spread over 2 wks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lessons 34, 35
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 13

Optional Exam Week

Week 25
Bible: 1 Kings 1-2:27; Matthew 22:1-33; Psalm 125, 126, 127; Proverbs 12:1-12
Mere Christianity Book 3 ch 9-12
Churchill's The New World ch 19 up to pg 292, ending at ". . .the curse of Cromwell." (Cromwell's terror, House of Lords ceases to meet, Levellers, Lilurne, Ormonde massacre at Drogheda) OR Arnold-Forster ch 55. The Commonwealth of England: (1) The Commons Triumphant, (2) Cromwell in Ireland
Kon Tiki, chapter 5: Halfway (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 13 OR The Life of Christopher Columbus ch 13
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 25, 26
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 58-end of 62
The History of English Literature ch 52 Bacon - New Ways of Wisdom
Westward Ho! ch 25 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 27
Milton: L'Allegro
Napoleon's Buttons ch 13 Morphine, Nicotine and Caffeine; first half 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)
Signs and Seasons: ch 5 (schedule over term, with field work)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lessons 36, 37
How To Read a Book Part 1 ch 1 The Activity and Art of Reading
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 14

Week 26
Bible: 1 Kings 2:28-5; Matthew 22:34-23:12; Psalm 128, 129, 130; Proverbs 12:13-28
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 1, 2
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 11 Cromwell, 1599-1658
Churchill's The New World from ch 19 beginning "At the moment when the axe. . ." to ch 20 ending "successors of Torquemada." (Montroe's death, Charles II, Scottish Covenanters attack, 1651, exile of Charles I, hiding in the oak tree) OR Arnold-Forster ch 55. The Commonwealth of England: (3) Dunbar and Worcestor, (4) The Quarrel with the Dutch, (5) The Fight for the Carrying Trade (first half)
Kon Tiki, chapter 6: Across the Pacific (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 14
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 27, 28
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 62-middle of 67
The History of English Literature ch 53 Bacon - The Happy Island
Westward Ho! ch 26 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 28
Napoleon's Buttons ch 13 Morphine, Nicotine and Caffeine; second half OR Marvels of the Molecule Pt 4 ch 5 Fidelity and . . .
First Studies of Plant Life ch 21 The Behavior of Climbing Plants (spread over 2 weeks)
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Leeuwenhook (divide over 4 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 38
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 15

Week 27
Bible: 1 Kings 6, 7; Matthew 23:13-34; Psalm 131, 132, 133; Proverbs 13:1-12
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 3-6
Churchill's The New World ch 20 beginning "Cromwell's successes and failures. . ." to end of ch 20 (Parliament of Saints Dryden, Cromwell's death) OR Arnold-Forster ch 55. The Commonwealth of England: (6) The End of the Long Parliament, (7) His Highness the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth, (8) The End of the Commonwealth, (9) The Restoration (second half)
Kon Tiki, chapter 6: Across the Pacific (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 15
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 29, 30
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 67-end of 71
The History of English Literature ch 54 About some Lyric Poets
Westward Ho! ch 27 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 29
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)
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Leeuwenhook (divide over 4 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 39
How To Read a Book Part 1 ch 2 The Levels of Reading
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 16

Week 28
Bible: 1 Kings 8-9:14; Matthew 24:1-31; Psalm 134, 135; Proverbs 13:13-25
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 7-9
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 12 Bunyan, 1628-1688
Churchill's The New World ch 21, beginning of chapter, to section ending "supreme day of joy." (Samuel Pepys, return of Charles II, Parliament condemns regicide, longest Parliament) Good time to begin the folksong "the King enjoys his own again." OR Arnold-Forster ch 56. Charles II: (1) A Fair Beginning (first quarter)
Kon Tiki, chapter 6: Across the Pacific (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 16
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 31, 32
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 71-middle of 76
The History of English Literature ch 55 Herbert - The Parson Poet
Westward Ho! ch 28 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 30
Milton: Il Penseroso
Napoleon's Buttons ch 14 Oleic Acid; second half OR Marvels of the Molecule Pt 4 ch 7 Photochemistry, 8 Catalysis
A Briefer History of Time ch 1 Thinking About the Universe
First Studies of Plant Life ch 22 The Behavior of Flowers (spread over 4 weeks)
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Leeuwenhook (divide over 4 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 40
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 17

Week 29
Bible: 1 Kings 9:15-12:11; Matthew 24:32-25:13; Psalm 136; Proverbs 14:1-11
Mere Christianity Book 4 ch 10, 11
Churchill's The New World ch 21 beginning "The Wheel had not. . ." to ch 22 section ending "you have made the word of a king for it. (Longest parliament, Clarendon Code) OR Arnold-Forster ch 56. Charles II: (2) The Dutch in the Medway; or, England Disgraced (second quarter)
Kon Tiki, chapter 6: Across the Pacific (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 17
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 33, 34
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 76-end of 80
The History of English Literature ch 56 Herrick and Marvell - Of Blossoms and Bowers
Westward Ho! ch 29 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 31
Napoleon's Buttons ch 15 Salt; first half OR Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 1 A Yes or a No
A Briefer History of Time ch 2 Our Evolving Picture of the Universe
First Studies of Plant Life ch 22 The Behavior of Flowers (spread over 4 weeks)
Microbe Hunters by DeKruif: Leeuwenhook (divide over 4 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 41
How To Read a Book Part 1 ch 3 Elementary Reading
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 18

Week 30
Bible: 1 Kings 12:12-ch 14; Matthew 25:14-46; Psalm 137, 138; Proverbs 14:12-24
Churchill's The New World ch 22 beginning "The Cavalier Parliament" to "actually spelt the word 'cabal.' (Plague, Great Fire of 1666) OR Arnold-Forster ch 56. Charles II: (3) Pestilence and Fire (third quarter)
Kon Tiki, chapter 7: To the South Sea Islands (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 18
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 35, 36
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 81-middle of 85
The History of English Literature none this week
Westward Ho! ch 30 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 32
Napoleon's Buttons ch 15 Salt; second half OR Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 2 Extended Waves
A Briefer History of Time ch 3 The Nature of a Scientific Theory
First Studies of Plant Life ch 22 The Behavior of Flowers (spread over 4 weeks)
William Harvey and the Discovery of the Circulation of Blood (take 3 or 4 weeks as needed)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 42
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 19

Week 31
Bible: 1 Kings 15-16:22; Matthew 26:1-35; Psalm 139; Proverbs 14:25-35
Churchill's The New World ch 22 beginning "the dominant fact. . ." to ch 23 section ending ". . .course of European events." (Louis XIV in France, William of Orange, Treaty of Dover) OR Arnold-Forster ch 56. Charles II: (4) The "Cabal"--the Test Act--"Habeas Corpus." (last quarter)
Kon Tiki, chapter 7: To the South Sea Islands (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 19
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 37, 38
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 85-end of 89
The History of English Literature ch 57 Milton - Sight and Growth
Westward Ho! ch 31 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 33
Milton: Lycidas
Napoleon's Buttons ch 16 Chlorocarbon Compounds; first half OR Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 3 The 2, 6, 10 Rule
A Briefer History of Time ch 4 Newton's Universe
First Studies of Plant Life ch 23 How Fruits Are Formed (spread over 3 weeks)
William Harvey and the Discovery of the Circulation of Blood (take 3 or 4 weeks as needed)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lessons 43, 44
How To Read a Book Part 1 ch 4 Inspectional Reading
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 20

Week 32
Bible: 1 Kings 16:23-18; Matthew 26:36-56; Psalm 140, 141; Proverbs 15:1-15
Churchill's The New World ch 23 beginning "It was at this moment. . ." to ch 24 section ending ". . .rejected the exclusion Bill." (dissolving parliament, Duke of Monmouth, 1679) OR Arnold-Forster ch 57. James II and the End of Absolute Monarchy in England: (1) A Bad Beginning (first quarter)
Kon Tiki, chapter 7: To the South Sea Islands (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 20
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 39, 40
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 89-end of 93
The History of English Literature ch 58 Milton - Darkness and Death
Westward Ho! ch 32 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 34
Napoleon's Buttons ch 16 Chlorocarbon Compounds; second half OR Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 4 Forbidden and Allowed
A Briefer History of Time ch 5 Relativity
First Studies of Plant Life ch 23 How Fruits Are Formed (spread over 3 weeks)
William Harvey and the Discovery of the Circulation of Blood (take 3 or 4 weeks as needed)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 45
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 21

Week 33
Bible: 1 Kings 19, 20; Matthew 26:57-75; Psalm 142, 143; Proverbs 15:16-33
Churchill's The New World ch 24 beginning "The fury against the Popish plot. . ." to end of chapter (Charles' death) OR Arnold-Forster ch 57. James II and the End of Absolute Monarchy in England: (2) Sedgemoor (second quarter)
Kon Tiki, chapter 7: To the South Sea Islands (spend 4 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner ch 21
Whatever Happened to Justice ch 41, 42
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 93-middle of 98
The History of English Literature ch 59 Bunyan - "The Pilgrim's Progress"
Westward Ho! ch 33 OR I Promessi Sposi ch 35
Napoleon's Buttons ch 17 Molecules vs Malaria; first half OR Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 5 A Law Governing
A Briefer History of Time ch 6 Curved Space
First Studies of Plant Life ch 23 How Fruits Are Formed (spread over 3 weeks)
William Harvey and the Discovery of the Circulation of Blood (take 3 or 4 weeks as needed)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 46
How To Read a Book Part 1 ch 5 How to Be a Demanding Reader
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 22

Week 34
Bible: 1 Kings 21, 22; Ecclesiastes 1; Matthew 27:1-26; Psalm 144, 145; Proverbs 16:1-11
Churchill's The New World beginning of ch 25 to section ending ". . .came to pass." (Monmouth executed, Chief Justice Jeffries, James takes the throne) OR Arnold-Forster ch 57. James II and the End of Absolute Monarchy in England: (3) From Bad to Worse (third quarter)
Kon Tiki, chapter 8: Among Polynesians (spend 3 weeks) OR Christopher Columbus, Mariner Columbus's Letter
Whatever Happened to Justice memo, agreement between parent and child
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 98-end of 102
Westward Ho (finished) OR I Promessi Sposi ch 36
Milton: On His Blindness
Napoleon's Buttons ch 17 Molecules vs Malaria ; second half OR Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 6 A Snake That . . .
A Briefer History of Time ch 7 The Expanding Universe
First Studies of Plant Life ch 24 How Plants Scatter Their Seeds (spread over 3 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 47
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 23

Week 35
Bible: Ecclesiastes 2-6; Matthew 27:27-66; Psalm 146, 147; Proverbs 16:12-22
Churchill's The New World ch 25 beginning "James was now. . ." to ch 26 section ending ". . .their hammer blows." (William Penn, Ottoman invasion, Pope Innocent XI) OR Arnold-Forster ch 57. James II and the End of Absolute Monarchy in England: (4) The Throne Becomes Vacant (last quarter)
Kon Tiki, chapter 8: Among Polynesians (spend 3 weeks)
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 102-middle of 107
I Promessi Sposi ch 37
Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 7 Boxing and . . . (if you were using this book)
A Briefer History of Time ch 8 The Big Bang, Black Holes, and the Evolution of the Universe
First Studies of Plant Life ch 24 How Plants Scatter Their Seeds (spread over 3 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 48
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 24 and 25

Week 36
Bible: Ecclesiastes 7-12; Matthew 28; Psalm 148, 149, 150; Proverbs 16:23-33
Churchill's The New World ch 26 beginning "At the end of April. . ." to end of book (William of Orange invades) OR Arnold-Forster ch 58. William III and Mary--The Revolution and Limited Monarchy
Kon Tiki, chapter 8: Among Polynesians (spend 3 weeks)
Utopia, Paul Turner's translation: Book 2 pg 107-113
I Promessi Sposi ch 38
Marvels of the Molecule Pt 5 ch 8 The Message of Molecules (if you were using this book)
A Briefer History of Time ch 9 Quantum Gravity
First Studies of Plant Life ch 24 How Plants Scatter Their Seeds (spread over 3 weeks)
Grammar: Our Mother Tongue: Lesson 49
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made ch 25

Optional Exam Week

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