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Year 2      
36 week schedule

To this book schedule should be added daily penmanship, phonics, math, and
foreign language as well as weekly nature study, art, music, and handicrafts.

Suggested Additional reading as time allows
Dr. Dolittle
Mr. Popper's Penguins
Little House on the Prairie
Farmer Boy
Five Children and It
Heidi
Five Little Peppers
Yellow Fairy Book
Green Fairy Book
George Washington, D'Aulaire
Benjamin Franklin, D'Aulaire
Mary Poppins. Travers

Week 1
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History of the World: ch. 34, Julius Caesar
This Country of Ours: ch. 28, Founding of Maine and New Hampshire
Pilgrim's Progress: about 800 words every week
Nesbit Shakespeare: Pericles
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day


Week 2
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 29, Founding of Connecticut and war with the
Indians
This Country of Ours: ch. 30, Founding of New Haven
Tanglewood Tales: The Minotaur (Theseus) 1/5 of the story
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day
Understood Betsy: ch. 1

Week 3
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 35, Octavius Cleopatra Antony Augustus Caesar
Pantian
This Country of Ours: ch. 31, Hunt for the Regicides
Tanglewood Tales: The Minotaur (Theseus) 1/5 of the story
Understood Betsy: ch. 2
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day

Week 4
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 36, Jesus
This Country of Ours: ch. 32, King Philip's War
Tanglewood Tales: The Minotaur (Theseus) 1/5 of the story
Understood Betsy: ch. 3
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day

Week 5
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 37, Nero Pompeii
This Country of Ours: ch. 33, How the charter of Connecticut was saved
Tanglewood Tales: The Minotaur (Theseus) 1/5 of the story
Understood Betsy: ch. 4
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day

Week 6
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 38, Marcus Aurelius stoicism epicureans
This Country of Ours: ch. 34, Witches of Salem
Tanglewood Tales: The Minotaur (Theseus) 1/5 of the story
Understood Betsy: ch. 5
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day

Week 7
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 39, Constantine
This Country of Ours: ch. 35, Founding of Maryland
Nesbit Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice
Understood Betsy: ch. 6
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day

Week 8
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 40, Barbarians, Gaul, German, Anglo-Saxon Goth
This Country of Ours: ch. 36, How New Amsterdam became New York
Tanglewood Tales: The Pygmies 1/4 of the story
Understood Betsy: ch. 7
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day

Week 9
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 41, Leo Atilla the Hun
This Country of Ours: ch. 37, How a German ruled New York
Tanglewood Tales: The Pygmies 1/4 of the story
Understood Betsy: ch. 8
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day

Week 10
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 42, Justinian King Arthur
This Country of Ours: ch. 38, Pirates
Tanglewood Tales: The Pygmies 1/4 of the story
Understood Betsy: ch. 9
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day

Week 11
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 43, Benedict monks
This Country of Ours: ch. 39, Founding of New Jersey
Tanglewood Tales: The Pygmies 1/4 of the story
Understood Betsy: ch. 10
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day

Week 12
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 44, Ethiopia
This Country of Ours: ch. 40, Founding of Pennsylvania
Nesbit Shakespeare: Taming of the Shrew
Understood Betsy: ch. 11
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Walter de la Mare: a poem a day

Exam Week
Week 13
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 45, Mohammed
Nesbit Shakespeare: Measure for Measure
Pagoo: ch. 1
The Courage of Sarah Noble: ch. 1 and 2
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 14
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 46, Arabiamuslims
This Country of Ours: ch. 41, Benjamin Franklin
Tanglewood Tales: The Dragon's Teeth 1/4 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 2
The Courage of Sarah Noble: ch. 3 and 4
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 15
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 47, Charlemagne
This Country of Ours: ch. 42, Founding of North and South Carolina
Tanglewood Tales: The Dragon's Teeth 1/4 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 3
The Courage of Sarah Noble: ch. 5 and 6
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 16
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 48, Alfred
This Country of Ours: ch. 43, War with the Indians in the Carolinas
Tanglewood Tales: The Dragon's Teeth 1/4 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 4
The Courage of Sarah Noble: ch. 7 and 8
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 17
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 49, Vikings
This Country of Ours: ch. 44, Founding of Georgia
Tanglewood Tales: The Dragon's Teeth 1/4 of the story
The Courage of Sarah Noble: ch. 9 and 10
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 18
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 50, Medieval castles
This Country of Ours ch. 45, Discovery of the Mississippi
Nesbit Shakespeare: Two Gentlemen of Verona
Pagoo: ch. 5
The Courage of Sarah Noble: ch. 11
The Matchlock Gun: ch. 1
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 19
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 51, Knighthood
This Country of Ours: ch. 46, King William's War and Queen Anne's War
Tanglewood Tales: Circe's Palace 1/5 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 6
The Matchlock Gun: ch. 2
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 20
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 52, William the Conquerer
This Country of Ours: ch. 47, The Mississippi Bubble
Tanglewood Tales: Circe's Palace 1/5 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 7
The Matchlock Gun: ch. 3
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 21
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 53, Crusades
Tanglewood Tales: Circe's Palace 1/5 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 8
The Matchlock Gun: ch. 4 and 5
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 22
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 54, King Richard, crusades
This Country of Ours: ch. 48, Disaster for the British Army (Braddock)
Tanglewood Tales: Circe's Palace 1/5 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 9
The Matchlock Gun: ch. 6
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 23
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 55, Africa
This Country of Ours: ch. 49, End of French rule in America
Tanglewood Tales: Circe's Palace 1/5 of the story
The Matchlock Gun: ch. 7
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Week 24
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 50, Rebellion of Pontiac
Nesbit Shakespeare: All's Well that Ends Well
Pagoo: ch. 10
The Matchlock Gun: ch. 8 and 9
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley: a poem a day

Exam Week
Week 25
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 56, Cathedrals
This Country of Ours: ch. 51, Boston Tea Party
Nesbit Shakespeare: King Lear
Pagoo: ch. 11
Wind in Willows: ch. 1
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 26
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 57, Prince John Magna Carta
This Country of Ours: ch. 52, Paul Revere
Paul Revere's Ride by Longfellow
Tanglewood Tales: The Pomegranite Seeds 1/4 of the story
Wind in Willows: ch. 2
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 27
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 58, Marco Polo
This Country of Ours: ch. 53, Battle of Bunker Hill
Tanglewood Tales: The Pomegranite Seeds 1/4 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 12
Wind in Willows: ch. 3
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 28
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 59, Gunpowder
This Country of Ours: ch. 54, War in Canada
Tanglewood Tales: The Pomegranite Seeds 1/4 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 13
Wind in Willows: ch. 4
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 29
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 60, Hundred Years War, Joan of Arc
This Country of Ours: ch. 55, Birth of a Great Nation
Tanglewood Tales: The Pomegranite Seeds 1/4 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 14
Wind in Willows: ch. 5
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 30
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 56, Trenton and Princeton
Nesbit Shakespeare: Hamlet
Pagoo: ch. 15
Wind in Willows: ch. 6
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 31
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 61, Gutenberg
This Country of Ours: ch. 57, Burgoyne's Campaign
Tanglewood Tales: The Golden Fleece 1/5 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 16
Wind in Willows: ch. 7
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 32
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 62, Columbus
This Country of Ours: ch. 58, Saratoga
Tanglewood Tales: The Golden Fleece 1/5 of the story
Wind in Willows: ch. 8
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 33
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 63, Vasco de Gama Magellan
This Country of Ours: ch. 59, Valley Forge
Tanglewood Tales: The Golden Fleece 1/5 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 17
Wind in Willows: ch. 9
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 34
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 64, Cortez Aztecs
This Country of Ours: ch. 60, War at Sea
Tanglewood Tales: The Golden Fleece 1/5 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 18
Wind in Willows: ch. 10
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 35
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 65, Africa Arabia Swahili
Tanglewood Tales: The Golden Fleece 1/5 of the story
Pagoo: ch. 19
Wind in Willows: ch. 11
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Week 36
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 61, Battle of Monmouth
Nesbit Shakespeare: Macbeth
Pagoo: ch. 20
Wind in Willows: ch. 12
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Christina Rossetti: a poem a day

Exam Week

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