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

AmblesideOnline Years 10/11: 36-week Schedule

AmblesideOnline Years 9, 10, 11 in Two Years



As a help for scheduling Combo Year 10/11 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 AO's Year 10

Week 1
Bible continues AO's plan and assumes you'll complete the plan in your student's senior year rather than in their junior year. Isaiah 1-5:19; John 1:1-32; Psalm 56, 57; Proverbs 1:1-19
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 13 (first half)
The Attributes of God ch 4 The Foreknowledge of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 21, 22
Eothen ch 1
Economics in One Lesson: Part One: The Lesson
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 8 Prudence pg 49-56
The Deadliest Monster prologue
One Blood Preface, introduction
Silas Marner ch 1, 2
G.K. Chesterton essay: A Piece of Chalk
The Book on Writing ch 11
Six Easy Pieces - pg ix-xxiii Introduction and Special Preface

Week 2
Bible: Isaiah 5:20-9; John 1:35-ch 2; Psalm 58, 59; Proverbs 1:20-33
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 13 (second half)
The Attributes of God ch 5 The Supremacy of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 23
Eothen ch 2
Economics in One Lesson: The Broken Window
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 9 Opinions 'In The Air' pg 56-60
The Deadliest Monster ch 1
One Blood ch 1 Cain's Wife
Silas Marner ch 3
The Book on Writing ch 12
Six Easy Pieces pg xxv-xxix Feynmn's Preface

Week 3
Bible: Isaiah 10-14; John 3:1-36; Psalm 60, 61; Proverbs 2:1-9
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 14
The Attributes of God ch 6 The Soveriegnty of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 24, 25
Eothen ch 3
Economics in One Lesson: The Blessings of Destruction
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 10 The Uninstructed Conscience pg 60-64
The Deadliest Monster ch 2
One Blood ch 2 Natural Selection
Silas Marner ch 4, 5
G.K. Chesterton essay: The Twelve Men
The Book on Writing ch 13
Six Easy Pieces pg 1-4 Introduction

Week 4
Bible: Isaiah 15-21; John 4:1-42; Psalm 62, 63; Proverbs 2:10-22
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 15
The Attributes of God ch 7 The Immutability of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 26
Eothen ch 4
Economics in One Lesson: Public Works Mean Taxes
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 10 The Uninstructed Conscience pg 64-68
The Deadliest Monster ch 3
One Blood ch 3 Genetics
Silas Marner ch 6, 7, 8
Short Story: The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant (1884)
The Book on Writing ch 14
Six Easy Pieces pg 4-10 Matter is Made of Atoms

Week 5
Bible: Isaiah 22-26; John 4:43-5:15; Psalm 64, 65; Proverbs 3:1-20
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 16
The Attributes of God ch 8 The Holiness of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 27, 28
Eothen ch 5
Economics in One Lesson: Taxes Discourage Production
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 11 The Instructed Conscience pg 68-71
The Deadliest Monster ch 4
One Blood ch 4 One Race
Silas Marner ch 9
G.K. Chesterton essay: What is Right With the World
The Book on Writing ch 15
Six Easy Pieces pg 10-15 Atomic Processes

Week 6
Bible: Isaiah 27-30; John 5:16-6:21; Psalm 66, 67; Proverbs 3:21-35
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 17
The Attributes of God ch 9 The Power of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 29, 30
Eothen ch 6
Economics in One Lesson: Credit Diverts Production
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 12 Poetry, Novels, Essays pg 71-74
The Deadliest Monster ch 5
One Blood ch 5 Interracial Marriage
Silas Marner ch 10
Short Story: How Much Land Does a Man Need? by Leo Tolstoy (1886)
The Book on Writing ch 16
Six Easy Pieces pg 15-23 Chemical Reactions

Week 7
Bible: Isaiah 31-36; John 6:22-60; Psalm 68; Proverbs 4:1-3
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 18
The Attributes of God ch 10 The Faithfulness of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 31
Eothen ch 7
Economics in One Lesson: The Curse of Machinery
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 13 History And Philosophy pg 74-79
The Deadliest Monster ch 6
One Blood ch 6 Curse on Ham?
Silas Marner ch 11
The Book on Writing ch 17
Microbe Hunters ch 4 Koch (there are 8 sections; space it out for the week if desired)
Six Easy Pieces pg 23 Basic Physics Introduction

Week 8
Bible: Isaiah 37-40; John 6:61-7:27; Psalm 69; Proverbs 4:14-27
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 19 (first half)
The Attributes of God ch 11 The Goodness of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 32, 33
Economics in One Lesson: Spread-the-Work Schemes
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 14 Theology pg 79-82
One Blood ch 7 Arguments Refuted
Silas Marner ch 12, 13
Short Story: The Open Boat by Stephen Crane (1897)
The Book on Writing ch 18
Six Easy Pieces pg 27-32 Physics Before 1920

Week 9
Bible: Isaiah 41-43; John 7:28-53; Psalm 70, 71; Proverbs 5:1-14
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 19 (second half)
The Attributes of God ch 12 The Patience of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 34, 35
Eothen ch 8
Economics in One Lesson: Disbanding Troops and Bureaucrats
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? Uncle Eric's Model of How the World Works
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 14 Theology pg 82-87
One Blood ch 8 Stone Age People
Silas Marner ch 14, 15
The Book on Writing ch 19
Microbe Hunters ch 5 Pasteur (there are 7 sections; space it out for the week if desired)
Six Easy Pieces pg 32-38 Quantum Physics

Week 10
Bible: Isaiah 44-47; John 8:1-47; Psalm 72; Proverbs 5:15-23
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 20 (first half)
The Attributes of God ch 13 The Grace of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 36
Eothen ch 9
Economics in One Lesson: The Fetish of Full Employment
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 1. Don't Be Embarrassed
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 14 Theology pg 87-92
One Blood ch 9 Darwin's Body Snatchers
Silas Marner ch 16
The Book on Writing ch 20
Microbe Hunters ch 6 Roux and Behring (there are 4 sections; space it out for the week if desired)
Six Easy Pieces pg 38-47 Nuclei and particles

Week 11
Bible: Isaiah 48-52:10; John 8:48-ch 9; Psalm 73; Proverbs 6:1-19
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 20 (second half)
The Attributes of God ch 14 The Mercy of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 37, 38
Eothen ch 10
Economics in One Lesson: Who's "Protected" by Tariffs?
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 2. The Original American Philosophy
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 14 Theology pg 92-97
One Blood ch 10 Ota Benga
Silas Marner ch 17, 18, 19
The Book on Writing ch 21
Microbe Hunters ch 7 Metchnikoff (there are 8 sections; space it out for the week if desired)
Six Easy Pieces pg 47/48 Relation of Science Introduction

Week 12
Bible: Isaiah 52:10-ch 58; John 10; Psalm 74; Proverbs 6:20-35
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 21
The Attributes of God ch 15 The Love of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 39, 40
Eothen ch 11
Economics in One Lesson: The Drive for Exports
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 3. The Opposite of the Original American Philosophy
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 15 Nature, Science, Art pg 97-100
One Blood ch 11 The Last Adam's Race, What Does It Matter?
Silas Marner ch 20-end
The Book on Writing ch 22
Microbe Hunters ch 8 Theobald Smith (there are 6 sections; space it out for the week if desired)
Six Easy Pieces pg 48/49 Chemistry

Optional Exam

Next 24 weeks are from Year 11

Week 13
Bible: Isaiah 59-64; John 1:1-44; Psalm 75, 76; Proverbs 7:1-5
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 1 pg 1-26
The Attributes of God ch 16 The Wrath of God
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner Preface
Speech: Teddy Roosevelt "The Man with the Muck Rake"--April 15, 1906
Economics in One Lesson: "Parity" Prices
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 4. Basic Political Spectrum
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 15 Nature, Science, Art pg 100-104
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave Preface, Introduction, ch 1 (Darwin)
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 1
Short Story: The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster (1909)
The Book on Writing ch 23
Microbe Hunters ch 9 Bruce section 1, 2
Six Easy Pieces pg 49-59 Biology (allow two weeks)

Week 14
Bible: Isaiah 65, 66; Amos 1, 2; John 1:45-12:19; Psalm 77; Proverbs 7:6-27
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 1 pg 26-52
The Attributes of God ch 17 The Contemplation of God
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 1
Eothen ch 12
Economics in One Lesson: Saving the X Industry
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 5. The Nature of Political Power
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 16 Sociology, Self-Knowledge pg 104-109
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 2 "Thinking Further About Science"
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 2
Essay: 'In Defense of the Essay', by Christopher Orlet
The Book on Writing ch 24
Microbe Hunters ch 9 Bruce section 3, 4
Six Easy Pieces pg 59-61 Astronomy

Week 15
Bible: Amos 3-8; John 12:20-50; Psalm 78:1-22; Proverbs 8:1-11
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 2 pg 53-79
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 1
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 2
Eothen ch 13
Economics in One Lesson: How the Price System Works
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 6. The Two Categories of Encroachment
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 17 Conviction Of Sin pg 109-115
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 3 "Social Darwinism"
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 3
Short Story: The Open Window by Saki (Hector.H. Munro; 1914)
On Writing Well ch 1
Microbe Hunters ch 9 Bruce section 5, 6
Six Easy Pieces pg 61-63 Geology

Week 16
Bible: Amos 9; Micah 1-5; John 13; Psalm 78:23-39; Proverbs 8:12-21
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 3 pg 80-111
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 2
Speech: Woodrow Wilson, entering World War I, April 2, 1917 "War Message"
Eothen ch 14
Economics in One Lesson: "Stabilizing" Commodities
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 7. The Middle Ground
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 18 Temptation pg 115-118
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 4 Marx
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 4
Short Story: Barn Burning by William Faulkner (1939)
On Writing Well ch 2
Microbe Hunters ch 9 Bruce section 7, 8, 9
Essay: The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent by John Erskine
Six Easy Pieces pg 63/64 Psychology

Week 17
Bible: Micah 6, 7; Hosea 1-4; John 14; Psalm 78:40-72; Proverbs 8:22-35
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 4 pg 112-139
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 3
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 3
Eothen ch 15
Economics in One Lesson: Government Price-Fixing
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 8. Freedom vs. Liberty
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 18 Temptation pg 118-121
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 5 Marxism
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 5, 6
Short story: Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell (1936)
Essay: The Superstition of School by G.K. Chesterton, 1923
On Writing Well ch 3
Six Easy Pieces pg 64-69 How Did it Get This Way?

Week 18
Bible: Hosea 5-10; John 15; Psalm 79; Proverbs 9:1-18
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 4 pg 139-161, ch 5 pg 162-168
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 4
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 4
Optional speech: Franklin Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address March 4, 1933 "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
Economics in One Lesson: What Rent Control Does
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 9. Exceptions
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 19 Duty And Law pg 121-126
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 6 Julius Wellhausen
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 7
On Writing Well ch 4
Essay: Master of Many Trades by Robert Twigger, 2013
Six Easy Pieces: pg 69-72 What is energy?

Week 19
Bible: Hosea 11-14; Nahum 1-3; John 16; Psalm 80; Proverbs 10:1-11
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 5 pg 168-195
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 5
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 5
Optional speech: Edward VIII abdicates the throne of England--December 11, 1936 "the woman I love"
Eothen ch 16
Economics in One Lesson: Minimum Wage Laws
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 10. Military and Foreign Policy
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 1 The Will-Less Life pg 126-129
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 7 "The Coming of the Strange Fire"
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 8
Short Story: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber (1939)
On Writing Well ch 5
Six Easy Pieces: pg 72-80 Gravitational potential energy

Week 20
Bible: Zeph 1-3; Jeremiah 1-2:25; John 17; Psalm 81, 82; Proverbs 10:12-21
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 5 pg 195-214, ch 6 pg 215-222
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 6
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 6
Speech: Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball speech July 4, 1939 (also see biography on the site)
Speech: Winston Churchill "Blood, sweat and tears" May 13, 1940
Eothen ch 17
Economics in One Lesson: Do Unions Really Raise Wages?
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 11. Democrats and Republicans
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 2 Will And Wilfulness pg 129-133
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 8 Sigmund Freud
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 9, 10, 11
The Second Time I Learned to Read by Stephen L. Carter
On Writing Well ch 6
Six Easy Pieces: pg 80/81 Kinetic energy

Week 21
Bible: Jeremiah 2:26-5; John 18; Psalm 83; Proverbs 10:22-32
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 6 pg 222-251
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 7
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 7
Speech: Winston Churchill "Their finest hour" June 18, 1940
Eothen ch 18
Economics in One Lesson: "Enough to Buy Back the Product"
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 12. Socialism and Communism
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 2 Will And Wilfulness pg 133-137
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 9 John Dewey
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 12
On Writing Well ch 7
Essay: Introduction to Athanasisus' Incarnation by C. S. Lewis, 1944
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi section 1, 2
Six Easy Pieces: pg 81-88 Other forms of energy

Week 22
Bible: Jeremiah 6-8; John 19; Psalm 84, 85; Proverbs 11:1-11
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 6 pg 251-263, ch 7 pg 264-280
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 8
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 8
Speech: Franklin Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor address December 8, 1941 "a day that will live in infamy"
Eothen ch 19
Economics in One Lesson: The Function of Profits
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 13. Fascism
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 3 Will Not Moral Or Immoral pg 137-141
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 10 John Maynard Keyes
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 13
Short story: The Lottery by Shirley Jackson (1948)
On Writing Well ch 8, 9
Essay: The Inner Ring, by C. S. Lewis, 1944
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi section 3, 4
Six Easy Pieces: pg 89/90 Planetary motions

Week 23
Bible: Jeremiah 9-12; John 20; Psalm 86, 87; Proverbs 11:12-22
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 7 pg 280-309
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 9
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 9
Speech: Eisenhower--D-Day invasion order June 5, 1944 "The eyes of the world are upon you . . ."
Speech: Franklin Roosevelt D-Day Prayer June 6, 1944
Eothen ch 20
Economics in One Lesson: The Mirage of Inflation
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 14. What Are They Really?
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 4 The Will And Its Peers pg 141-143
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 11 Kierkegaard
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 14, 15, 16
Essay: Politics and the English Language by George Orwell, 1946
On Writing Well ch 10
Six Easy Pieces: pg 90-92 Kepler's laws

Week 24
Bible: Jeremiah 13-16; John 21; Psalm 88; Proverbs 11:23-31
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 7 pg 309-319, ch 8 pg 320-339
The Pleasures of God introduction
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner Author's Note
Optional speech: Speech: Eisenhower -Supreme Allied Commander on victory: June 12, 1945
Economics in One Lesson: The Assault on Savings
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 15. The Other Middle View
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 5 The Function Of Will pg 143-147
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 12 "Who Shall Overcome?"
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 17, 18
Short Story: The Outstation by Somerset Maugham (1950)
On Writing Well ch 11
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi section 5
Six Easy Pieces: pg 92-94 Development of dynamics

Optional Exam

Week 25
Bible: Jeremiah 17-20; 1 Thessalonians 1, 2; Psalm 89:1-15; Proverbs 12:1-12
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 8 pg 339-368
The Pleasures of God ch 1 in His Son
The Trial at Nuremberg (short essay)
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 1 The One Hundredth Birthday Party; ch 2 Full Table
Speech: Douglas MacArthur's farewell to Congress April 19, 1951 "Old soldiers never die"
Eothen ch 21
Economics in One Lesson: The Lesson Restated
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 16. The National Religion
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 6 The Scope Of Will pg 147-152
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 1 "The Medium is the Metaphor"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 1, 2
On Writing Well ch 12
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi section 6
Six Easy Pieces: pg 94-98 Newton's law of gravitation

Week 26
Bible: Jeremiah 21-23; 1 Thessalonians 3-5; Psalm 89:19-52; Proverbs 12:13-28
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 8 pg 368--398
The Pleasures of God ch 2 in All He Does
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 3 Karel; ch 4 The Watch Shop
Optional speech: Speech: Winston Churchill "Iron Curtain" March 5, 1946
Eothen ch 22
Economics in One Lesson: Part Three: The Lesson After Thirty Years
Graves of Academie: Foreword
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 17. A U.S.-Nazi Alliance or a U.S.-Soviet Alliance?
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 7 Self-Control -- Self-Restraint -- Self-Command -- Self-Denial pg 152-156
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 2 "Media as Epistemology"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 3, 4, 5
On Writing Well ch 13
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi section 7, 8
Six Easy Pieces: pg 98-104 Universal gravitation

Week 27
Bible: Jeremiah 24-26; 2 Thessalonians 1-3; Psalm 90, 91; Proverbs 13:1-12
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 9 pg 399-427
The Pleasures of God ch 3 in His Creation
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 5 Invasion
Optional speech: Douglas MacArthur's address at West Point May 12, 1962 "Duty, honor, country."
John F. Kennedy's Inauguration January 20, 1961 "Ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country."
Eothen ch 23
Graves of Academie: Propositions Three and Seven
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 18. Economic Counterparts
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 8 The Effort Of Decision pg 156-160
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 3 "Typographic America"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 2 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 6, 7, 8
Short Story: A and P by John Updike (1961)
On Writing Well ch 14
Microbe Hunters ch 11 Walter Reed section 1, 2
Six Easy Pieces: pg 104-107 Cavendish's experiment

Week 28
Bible: Jeremiah 27-30:11; 1 Corinthians 1, 2; Psalm 92, 93; Proverbs 13:13-25
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 9 pg 427-456
The Pleasures of God ch 4 in His Fame
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 6 The Secret Room
John F. Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" June 26, 1963
I Have a Dream speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. August 28, 1963
Eothen ch 24
Graves of Academie: Educated People
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 19. Effects on Your Money
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 9 Intention -- Purpose -- Resolution pg 160-165
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 4 "The Typographic Mind"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 2 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 9, 10
Short Story: Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (1961)
On Writing Well ch 15
Microbe Hunters ch 11 Walter Reed section 3, 4
Six Easy Pieces: pg 107-112 What is gravity?

Week 29
Bible: Jeremiah 30:12-32:25; 1 Corinthians 3, 4; Psalm 94, 95; Proverbs 14:1-11
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 9 pg 456-467, ch 10 pg 468-484
The Pleasures of God ch 5 in (unconditional) Election (treated also in the Appendix) *If your church differs in this teaching, this might be an excellent opportunity for discussion
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 7 Eusie
Optional speech: Edward Kennedy at Robert Kennedy's funeral June 8, 1968 "I see things that never were and say 'why not?''
Optional speech: Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 Moon Landing July 20, 1969 "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." (20th century topics, or click here for 4 min. 22 sec. of Real Audio of landing and Armstrong's words, go here and click on Speech Archive and go to Neil Armstrong entry)
Eothen ch 25
Graves of Academie: The End of the String
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 20. Three Types of Wrongdoing
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 10 A Way Of The Will pg 165-170
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 5 "The Peek-a-Boo World"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 11
On Writing Well ch 16, 17
Microbe Hunters ch 11 Walter Reed section 5, 6, 7
Six Easy Pieces: pg 112-114 Gravity and relativity

Week 30
Bible: Jeremiah 32:26-ch 35; 1 Corinthians 5-7:16; Psalm 96, 97; Proverbs 14:12-24
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 10 pg 484-513
The Pleasures of God ch 6 in Bruising the Son
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 8 Storm Clouds Gather; ch 9 The Raid
Optional speech: Richard Nixon's "Silent Majority" speech, November 3, 1969
Optional speech: Congresswoman Barbara Jordan's opening statement to House Judiciary Committee
Eothen ch 26
Graves of Academie: The Wundter of It All
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 21. Muddied Waters
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 11 Freewill pg 170-174
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 6 "The Age of Show Business"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 12, 13, 14
Short Story: Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor (1965)
On Writing Well ch 18
Microbe Hunters ch 12 Paul Ehrlich section 1, 2
Six Easy Pieces: pg 115-117 Atomic mechanics

Week 31
Bible: Jeremiah 36-38; 1 Corinthians 7:17-ch 8; Psalm 98, 99; Proverbs 14:25-35
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 10 pg 513-542
The Pleasures of God ch 7 in Doing Good
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 10 Scheveningen
Optional speech: Richard Nixon's resignation August 8, 1974
Optional speech: Gerald Ford's pardoning of Richard Nixon September 8, 1974
Graves of Academie: The Seven Deadly Principles
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 22. Who Gets the Children?
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 1 The Capacities Of The Soul pg 174-177
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 7 "Now . . .This"
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 15, 16
On Writing Well ch 19
Microbe Hunters ch 12 Paul Ehrlich section 3, 4
Six Easy Pieces: pg 117-120 An experiment with bullets

Week 32
Bible: Jeremiah 39-43; 1 Corinthians 9, 10; Psalm 100, 101; Proverbs 15:1-15
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 11 pg 543-572
The Pleasures of God ch 8 in the Prayers
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 11 The Lieutenant
Optional speech: Ronald Reagan--D-Day Memorial--June 6, 1984 "These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc."
Optional speech: Ronald Reagan--Challenger Disaster Address Jan 28, 1986 "they touched the face of God.
Eothen ch 27
Graves of Academie: The Principles March On
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 23. The Return of Racism
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 2 The Disabilities Of The Soul pg 177-182
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 8 "Shuffle Off to Bethlehem"
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 17, 18
On Writing Well ch 20
Microbe Hunters ch 12 Paul Ehrlich section 5
Six Easy Pieces: pg 120-122 An experiment with waves

Week 33
Bible: Jeremiah 44-47; 1 Corinthians 11; Psalm 102; Proverbs 15:16-33
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 11 pg 572-601
The Pleasures of God ch 9 in Personal Obedience
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 12 Vught
Ronald Reagan--Brandenberg Gate June 12, 1987 "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
Eothen ch 28
Graves of Academie: The Pygmies Revenge
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 24. The First American Philosophies
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 3 The Knowledge Of God pg 182-188
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 9 "Reach Out and Elect Someone"
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 19, 20, 21
Essay: Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation by Ronald Reagan, 1983
On Writing Well ch 21
Microbe Hunters ch 12 Paul Ehrlich section 6
Six Easy Pieces: pg 122-124 The interface of electron waves

Week 34
Bible: Jeremiah 48, 49; 1 Corinthians 12, 13; Psalm 103; Proverbs 16:1-11
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 11 pg 601-607, ch 12 pg 608-630
The Pleasures of God ch 10 in Concealing Himself
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 13 Ravensbruck
Optional speech: Barbara Bush at Wellesley, 1990
Optional speech: George H. W. Bush 41st President--Announces Attack on Iraq January 16, 1991
Eothen ch 29
Graves of Academie: Problem-Solving in the Content Area
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 25. Summary
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 4 Prayer pg 188-191
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 10 "Teaching as an Amusing Activity"
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 22, 23, 24
On Writing Well ch 22
Essay: Can Beauty Help us to Become Better People? by John Armstrong, 2014
Six Easy Pieces: pg 127-133 Watching the electrons

Week 35
Bible: Jeremiah 50-51:53; 1 Corinthians 14-15:20; Psalm 104; Proverbs 16:12-22
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century 12 pg 630-656
The Pleasures of God Epilogue and Appendix
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 14 The Blue Sweater
Optional speech: Mother Theresa at Presidential Prayer Breakfast 1994 February 5--before President and Mrs. Clinton, on subect of abortion
Optional speech: Billy Graham's funeral address for Richard Nixon April 27, 1994 Part 1 Part 2
Graves of Academie: Every Three Second
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 26. Encroachment, Big and Small
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 5 Thanksgiving; Praise pg 191-197
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 11 "The Huxleyan Warning"
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 25, 26, 27
Essay: You're Regretting Wrong by Judith Shulevitz, 2014
On Writing Well ch 23
Six Easy Pieces: pg 133-136 First principles of quantum mechanics

Week 36
Bible: Jeremiah 51:54-ch 52; Habakkuk 1-3; 1 Corinthians 15:21-ch 16; Psalm 105; Proverbs 16:23-33
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century 12 pg 656-678
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 15 The Three Visions; epilogue
Optional speech: Queen Elizabeth II on death of Princess of Wales, September 5, 1997
Optional speech: Clarence Thomas "I am a man, a black man, an American" July 29, 1998, before National Bar Association
Speech: Chairman Hyde's Opening Remarks to Impeachment Inquiry of President Clinton, December 11, 1998 (9min 18sec on Real Audio)
Optional speech: Elie Wiesel The Perils of Indifference April 12, 1999
Graves of Academie: Afterword: Plus Ca Change
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 7 Faith In God pg 197-202
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 28-end
Essay: The Problem With Too Much Information by Dougald Hine, 2014
On Writing Well ch 24 (end)
Six Easy Pieces: pg 136-139 The uncertainty principle

Optional Exam


The following is a list of books from the Basic Years that were not scheduled for this combined plan and should be consulted first for free reading.

Year 9:
The God Who is There by Francis Schaeffer ($)
The Story of Napoleon by H.E. Marshall (online here Δ; $ K) or The Boy Life of Napoleon by Eugenie Foa (online) OR The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson by Robert Southey (online here ° Δ; $)
John Adams by David McCullough ($ K) OR John Adams and the American Revolution by Catherine Drinker Bowen ($)
She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith (online ° Δ; $) Ω
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (online ° Δ; $ annotated K) Ω
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (online or here ° Δ; $ K) Ω
The Land of Little Rain by Mary Austin (online ° Δ; $) Ω

Year 10:
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis (online ° Δ; $ K) Ω
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Alexander Brown (optional; $)
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo (online ° Δ; $) Ω (one possibility: Family Radio Theater's dramatic audio $)
How Should We Then Live by Francis Schaeffer ($) The video series of the same title offers a strong supplement to the book. (purchase DVD series)
Walden by Henry David Thoreau (online ° Δ; $ K; free Kindle edition may be missing segments)

Year 11:
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain ($)
When Character Was King by Peggy Noonan (20 chapters; $)
The World: Travels 1950-2000 by Jan Morris, formerly James ($) (brief non-graphic mention of the author's gender-change operation in chapter 18, titled "Casablanca." The chapter is very short and can be skipped or removed. Also some language on pg 233 and 242.) (Geography)
Our National Parks by John Muir (online here) OR The Life of the Caterpillar by J. Henri Fabre (online here) Fabre texts with photos
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald ($ K)