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Old Year 3
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
On the Banks of Plum Creek
A Little Princess
Black Beauty
The Four Story Mistake, Enright
The Saturdays, Enright
Then There Were Five, Enright
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and others by Frank Baum
Abraham Lincoln, D'Aulaire
Buffalo Bill, D'Aulaire
Little Lord Fauntleroy
Pink Fairy Book
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll
Through the Looking Glass. Lewis Carroll

Week 1
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 66, Renaissance
This Country of Ours: ch. 62, A Great Crime
American Tall Tales: Sky-Bright Axe: Paul Bunyan
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 1
Pilgrim's Progress: about 800 words each week
Tales from Shakespeare:see current term's play
The Heroes: Theseus pt 1
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 1, 2
William Blake: one poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 1-10
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Is what you see what you get? p.15

Week 2
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 67, Luther Henry VIII
This Country of Ours: ch. 63, Turning Point in the World's history
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 2
The Heroes: Theseus Part 2
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 3, 4
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 11-24
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Why is food packaged? p.16

Week 3
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 68, Elizabeth
This Country of Ours: ch. 64, George Washington
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 3
The Heroes: Theseus pt 3
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 5, 6
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 25-36
Science Lab in a Supermarket: A big trick: the size of detergent
containers, p.19

Week 4
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 69, Raleigh Virginia Shakespeare
This Country of Ours: ch. 65, Adams
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 4
Water Babies: ch. 1
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 7, 8
American Tall Tales: Coyote Cowboy: Pecos Bill
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 37-45
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Fooling the senses, p.20

Week 5
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 70, James Stewart Tudors Pilgrims
This Country of Ours: ch. 66, Jefferson
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 5
Water Babies: ch. 2
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 9, 10
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 46-54
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Produce Section, p.23

Week 6
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 71, Cromwell Charles William and Mary
This Country of Ours: ch. 67, Jefferson
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 6
Water Babies: ch. 3
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 11, 12
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Fruits and vegetables, p.23

Week 7
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 72, Richelieu King Louis's
This Country of Ours: ch. 68, Jefferson
Water Babies: ch. 4
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 13, 14
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 55-68
Science Lab in a Supermarket: How water travels through plants, p.24

Week 8
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 73, Charles of Sweden Peter the Great
This Country of Ours: ch. 69, Madison
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 7
Water Babies: ch. 5
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 15, 16
American Tall Tales: Five Fathoms Tall: Stormalong
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 69-82
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Crying in the kitchen, p.29

Week 9
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 74 Frederick the German, Maria Thresa
This Country of Ours chap 70. War of 1812
Minn of the Mississippi chap 8
Water Babies: ch. 6
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 19, 20
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 83-92
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Popcorn! Get your fresh popcorn here, p.31

Week 10
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 75, American Revolution
This Country of Ours: ch. 71, Monroe
Water Babies: ch. 7
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 21, 22
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 93-100
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Supermarket Staples, p.33

Week 11
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 76, French Revolution, Marie Antoinette
This Country of Ours: ch. 72, Tariff of Abominations
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 9
Caddie Woodlawn: ch. 23, 24
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 101-106
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Going, going, gone, p.34

Week 12
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 73, Jackson, Van Buren
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 10
Water Babies: ch. 8
Pilgrim's Progress
William Blake: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 107-120
Science Lab in a Supermarket: It's a delicate balance, p.36

Exam Week
Week 13
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 74, Harrison
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 11
Secrets of the Woods: Tookhess the 'Fraid One
At the Back of the North Wind: ch. 1, 2, 3
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
American Tall Tales: River Roarer: Mike Fink
Pilgrim's Progress
Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb: see current term's play
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 121-128
Science Lab in a Supermarket: A closer look at density, p.39

Week 14
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 77, Napoleon
This Country of Ours: ch. 75, Tyler
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 12
Secrets of the Woods: A Wilderness Byway
At the Back of the North Wind: ch. 4, 5, 6
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 129-140
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Not a drop to drink, p.44

Week 15
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 76, Polk
Secrets of the Woods: Keeonekh the Fisherman
At the Back of the North Wind: ch. 7, 8, 9
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 141-148
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Rock candy, p.45

Week 16
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 78, South America Bolivar
This Country of Ours: ch. 77, California Gold Rush, ch. 78, Taylor
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 13
Secrets of the Woods: Koskomenos the Outcast
At the Back of the North Wind: ch 10, 11, 12
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
American Tall Tales: Frontier Fighter: Davy Crockett
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 149-154
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Pasta, Macaroni, Spaghetti,
and other Noodles, p.47

Week 17
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 79, Classical Music
This Country of Ours: ch. 79, Underground Railroad
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 14
Secrets of the Woods: Meeko the Mischeif Maker
At the Back of the North Wind: ch 13, 14, 15
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 155-168
Science Lab in a Supermarket: The Soda Aisle, p.49

Week 18
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 80, Florence Nightengale Abraham Lincoln
This Country of Ours: ch. 80, John Brown
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 15
Secrets of the Woods: The Ol' Beech Pa'tridge
At the Back of the North Wind: ch. 16, 17, 18
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 169-179
Science Lab in a Supermarket: It's All About Pressure, p.49

Week 19
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 81, Mormans
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 16
Secrets of the Woods: Following the Deer
At the Back of the North Wind: ch. 19, 20, 21
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 180-192
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Diet vs. Regular: Which Weighs More?, p.51

Week 20
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 81, Prussia
This Country of Ours: ch. 82, First shots of the Civil War
Secrets of the Woods: Summer Woods
At the Back of the North Wind: ch. 22, 23, 24
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
American Tall Tales: Rainbow Walker: Johnny Appleseed
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 193-201
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Cleaning Supplies, p.54

Week 21
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 82, Industrial Age Inventions
This Country of Ours: ch. 83, Bull Run to Fort Donelson
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 17
Secrets of the Woods: Still Hunting
At the Back of the North Wind: ch. 25, 26, 27
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 202-210
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Soap: A brief History, p.54

Week 22
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 84, First battle between Ironclads
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 18
Secrets of the Woods: Winter Trails
At the Back of the North Wind: ch. 28, 29, 30
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 211-222
Science Lab in a Supermarket: How soap cleans, p.56

Week 23
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 83, Factories
This Country of Ours: ch. 85, Shiloh
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 19
At the Back of the North Wind: ch. 31, 32, 33
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 223-234
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Pure or Pure Malarkey?, p.48

Week 24
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 86, Emancipation Proclamation
Minn of the Mississippi: ch. 20
Secrets of the Woods: Snow Bound
At the Back of the North Wind: ch. 34, 35, 36, 37
The Heroes: The Argonauts 4 pages
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Emily Dickinson: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 235-246
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Detergents, p.58

Exam Week
Week 25
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 87, Chancellorsville, ch. 88, Gettysburg
Bambi: ch. 1, 2              optional 7-week language arts unit based on Bambi
Jungle Book: ch. 1 Mowgli's Brothers
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
American Tall Tales: Hammerhead: John Henry
Pilgrim's Progress
Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb: see current term's play
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 247-258
Science Lab in a Supermarket: The Laundry Blues, p.62

Week 26
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 84, WW1
This Country of Ours: ch. 89, Grant's Campaign
Bambi: ch. 3, 4
Jungle Book: ch. 2 Kaa's Hunting
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 259-270
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Cleaning with Scratchy stuff, p.62

Week 27
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 85, League of Nations Roosevelt
This Country of Ours: ch. 90, Sherman
Bambi: ch. 5, 6
Jungle Book: ch. 3 Tiger-Tiger
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 271-280
Science Lab in a Supermarket: The Moh's Scale: What Does Harder Mean?, p.64

Week 28
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 91, End of the war, death of Lincoln
Bambi: ch. 7, 8
Jungle Book: ch. 4 The White Seal, ch. 5 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 281-294
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Getting Stuff out of Bottles,
Aerosol Spray Cans and Bottles, Spray Cans, p.65

Week 29
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 86, Mussolini Hitler
This Country of Ours: ch. 92, Johnson
Bambi: ch. 9, 10
Jungle Book: ch. 6 Toomi of the Elephants
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 295-304
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Spray Bottles, p.69

Week 30
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 87, WW2
This Country of Ours: ch. 93, Grant
Bambi: ch. 11, 12
Jungle Book: ch. 7 Servants of the Queen
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
American Tall Tales: Steelmaker: Joe Magazine
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 305-314
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Baby Bottles, p.71

Week 31
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 94, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur
Bambi: ch. 13, 14
Jungle Book: ch. 8 How Fear Came, ch. 9 The Miracle of Purun Bhagat
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 315-320
Science Lab in a Supermarket: The Cooler and Freezer Aisles,
Some cool Questions (and Answers), p.73

Week 32
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 88, United Nations Ghandi
This Country of Ours: ch. 95, Cleaveland, Harrison, Cleaveland
Bambi: ch. 15, 16
Jungle Book: ch. 10 Letting in the Jungle
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 321-326
Science Lab in a Supermarket: The Dairy Case, p.77

Week 33
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 89, Communism USSR
This Country of Ours: ch. 96, McKinley
Bambi: ch. 17, 18
Jungle Book: ch. 11 The Undertakers
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 327-334
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Where does Cream come from? p.78

Week 34
The Bible
This Country of Ours: ch. 97, Roosevelt, Taft
Bambi: ch. 19, 20
Jungle Book: ch. 12 The King's Ankus, ch. 13 Quiquern
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 335-345
Science Lab in a Supermarket: How to Whip Cream, p.79

Week 35
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: ch. 90, U.N. Vietnam China
This Country of Ours: ch. 98, Wilson
Bambi: ch. 21, 22
Jungle Book: ch. 14 Red Dog
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
The Story of Inventions pg. 346-353
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Before It's Butter, p.82

Week 36
The Bible
Hillyer's Child's History: chap 91, Into the Future
This Country of Ours: chap 99, The Great War
Bambi: ch. 23, 24, 25
Jungle Book: ch. 15 The Spring Running
The Heroes: Perseus 2 pgs
Pilgrim's Progress
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: a poem a day
Science Lab in a Supermarket: I Scream, You Scream,
We all Scream for Ice Cream, p.83

Exam Week

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