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Old Year 4
36 Week Schedule


In order to complete the curriculum additional instruction should be provided in the following areas.

Daily Lessons

Foreign language
Latin
Math
Musical Instrument
Penmanship or Copywork
Singing

Weekly Lessons

Art
Art Appreciation or Picture Study
Grammar
Handicrafts
Musical Appreciation
Nature Study


Notes on books in list
* Augustus Caesar's World - This book contains sections on the birth of world religions presented from a secular humanist point of view.  Parents may wish to cover these sections closely with their children.

* Notes on Kon Tiki - The readings for this book contain fractional portions of chapters.  In a 212 page book, each reading is approximately 6 pages.

Additional reading

This list can be used as needed, either for free reading, extra literature selections, or for reading practice during school hours.   If the student is capable he should read the books himself, otherwise they may be read aloud.

  * By the Shores of Silver Lake, Laura Ingalls Wilder
  * Gentle Ben, Walt Morey
  * Gone Away Lake, Elizabeth Enright
  * Lassie Come Home, Eric Knight
  * Pollyanna, Eleanor Porter
  * Return to Gone Away Lake, Elizabeth Enright
  * The Borrowers, Mary Norton
  * The Chronicles of Narnia, C. S. Lewis
  * The Complete Peterkin Papers, Lucretia Hale
  * The Gift of the Magi, O. Henry
  * The Railway Children, Edith Nesbit
  * The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
  * Thimble Summer, Elizabeth Enright  

Week 1

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 1,
        Ancient England and the Romans
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 1-18:
        Under a Lucky Star
        The Ides of march
        Cleopatra and her son
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 1
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 1
  * Kon Tiki, 1/2  chapter 1
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 1 and 2, Intro and Prometheus
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 1
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 2

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 1,
         Ancient England and the Romans
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 19-34:
         Caesar's Adopted Son
         Cicero
         Conspirators Without a Plan
         Mark Antony
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 1
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
         Why Is It Called Plumbing?, pg. 16
  * Kon Tiki, 1/2  chapter 1
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 3
  * Beowulf: section 1-4
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 2
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 3

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: ch. 2,
        Ancient England under the Early Saxons
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 35-49:
        Why is July?
        Gaul, Geese and Black Vultures
        Octavian Plays the game
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 1
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 2
  * Kon Tiki, 1/3  chapter 2
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 4
  * Beowulf: section 5-8
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 3
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 4

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 3,
        England Under the Good Saxon, Alfred
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 50-65:
        Bloody Fingerprints (Octavian)
        Candles and Holly Berries
        Festival of Lights, Judas Maccabeus, 42 BC 17, Jerusalem
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 2
  * Physics in the Home:
        Is the Surface of a Lake or Ocean Really Flat?, pg. 17
  * Kon Tiki, 1/3  chapter 2
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 5
  * Beowulf: section 9-12
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 4
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 5

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 3,
        England Under the Good Saxon, Alfred
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 66-84:
        Herod, King of the Jews
        Philipi and the Ghost
        Antony and Octavian divide the World
        Horace and the Country Mouse
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 2
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 3
  * Kon Tiki, 1/3  chapter 2
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 6
  * Beowulf: section 13-16
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 5
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 6

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 4,
        England Under Athelstan and the Six Boy-Kings
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 84-101:
        Antony and Cleopatra
        Herod, the Fugitive
        Virgil and Isaiah
        Octavia weds Antony
        Herod king of the Jews
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 2
  * Physics Lab in the Home: Back to the Aqueducts, pg. 19
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 3
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 7
  * Beowulf: section 17-20
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 6
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 7

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 4,
        England Under Athelstan and the Six Boy-Kings
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 102-121:
        To Athens and Return
        The Future Empress... Tiberius and Livia
        The Siege of Jerusalem
        A Turning Point Antony and Cleopatra
        The Love Story Ends Antony and Cleopatra
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 3
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 4
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 3
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 8
  * Beowulf: section 21-24
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 7
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 8

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: ch. 5,
        England Under Canute the Dane
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 122-140:
        Herod and Mariamne
        Triumph and Peace in the Roman World
        Augustus Caesar!
        The Druids
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 3
  * Physics Lab in the Home: Going with the Flow, pg. 20
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 3
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 9
  * Beowulf: section 25-28
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 8
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 9

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 6,
        England Under Harold Harefoot, Hardicanute and
            Edward the Confessor
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 141-158:
        Tales of the Wild Northwest (Gaul)
        A Wedding Julia and Marcellus
        The Pantheon
        A Bible for the Romans - the Aeneid
        Aeneas
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 3
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 5
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 3
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 10
  * Beowulf: section 29-32
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 9
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 10

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 6,
        England Under Harold Harefoot, Hardicanute and
            Edward the Confessor
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 159-176:
        Who Were The Roman Gods?
        Golden eagles Come Home
        Out of Persia: Zoroaster
        We Still Call It Sunday
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 4
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        Faucets and Pipes, Rubber Washers, pg. 24
        How Do Faucets Work?, pg. 25
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 3
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 11
  * Beowulf section 33-36
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 10
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 11

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: ch. 7,
         England Under Harold the Second and Conquered by the Normans
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 177-194:
        Herod and the temple
        Hillel, The Great Pharisee
        The Law of Moses
        Augustus the god.
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 4
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 6
  * Kon Tiki, 1/4  chapter 4
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 12
  * Beowulf: section 37-40
  * Incredible Journey: ch. 11
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Week 12

  * The Bible
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 199-214:
        A Roman Pharoah Osiris
        Remember Akhenaton
        Philo and the Lighthouse of Alexandria
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 4
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        Water Seeks its Own Level, The Trap, pg. 28
        Cleaning Out Blocked Sewer Lines, pg. 31
  * Kon Tiki, 1/4  chapter 4
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 13, 14
  * Beowulf: section 41-42
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson: daily poem

Exam Week

Week 13

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 8,
        England Under William the First, the Norman Conqueror
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 215-232:
        Questions and Answers: Pythagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle
        Stepsons and Stars Tiberius
        Strabo and the World
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 5
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 7
  * Kon Tiki, 1/4  chapter 4
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 15
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights:
        Part I, The Winning of Kinghood, ch. 1 and 2,
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 14

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 8,
        England Under William the First, the Norman Conqueror
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 233-249:
        Of Calendars and the Mayans
        Children of the Sun: Japanese Shintoism
        Herod is Dead
        The Old Silk Road to China
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 5
  * Physics Lab in the Home: Surface Tension, pg. 32
  * Kon Tiki, 1/4  chapter 4
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 16
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights:
        Part I The Winning of Kinghood, ch. 3
        Part II The Winning of a Sword, ch. 1
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 15

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 9,
        England Under William the Second, Called Rufus
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 250-266:
        Land of the Dragon: China's History
        Of India and the Hindus
        Pater Patria Augustus and Tiberius
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 5
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 8
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 5
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 17
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights:
        Part II, The Winning of a Sword, ch. 2 and 3
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 16

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 9,
        England Under William the Second, called Rufus
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 267-282:
        Buddha and the Kingdom of Truth
        Birth of Jesus
        Tiberius
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 6
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        Hot and Cold, pg. 34
        What Is Heat?, pg. 35
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 5
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 18
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights:
        Part III, The Winning of a Queen, ch. 1 and 2
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 17

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 10,
        England Under Henry the First, called Fine-Scholar
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 283-297:
        A Boy of Nazareth
        Hebrew Prophets
        On the German Border
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 6
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 9
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 5
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 19
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights:
        Part III, The Winning of a Queen, ch. 3 and 4
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 18

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 10,
        England Under Henry the First, called Fine-Scholar
  * Augustus Caesar's World, pg. 298-314:
        The Passover
        My Dear Tiberius
        Hermann, The German Hero
        Farewell, Augustus!
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 6
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        Heat on the Move, pg. 37
        Conduction, pg. 37
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 5
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 20
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights:
       Part III, The Winning of a Queen, ch. 5 and 6
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 19

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: ch. 11,
        England Under Matilda and Stephen
  * Augustus Caesar by Genevieve Foster pg. 315-end:
        The Kingdom of Heaven
        A New Religion for Rome (Christianity)
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 7
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 10
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 5
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 21
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights:
        The Three Worthies: Prologue and Merlin ch. 1, 2, and 3
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 20

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 12,
        England Under Henry the Second - Part the First
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 5-23:
        St. Christopher's Namesake
        Young Isabella
        Who is heir to Castile?
        Mohammed Captures Constantinople
        Man of Vision
        Pope Nicholas of Cusa
        The Pope and The Printing Press
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 7
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        Radiation, pg. 39
        Convection, pg. 42
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 5
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 22
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights:
         Merlin ch. 4 and conclusion,
         Pellias ch. 1
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 21

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 12,
        England Under Henry the Second - Part the First
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 24-40:
        From Venice to Portugal
        The Great Prince (Henry the Navigator)
        Slavery
        Africa and the Africans
        Diogo Gomes on the Gambia
        A Map From Venice
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 7
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 11
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 6
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 23
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights: Pellias ch. 2 and 3
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 22

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 12,
        England Under Henry the Second - Part The Second
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 41-55:
        In The Harbor of Genoa
        Two Patrons of the Renaissance: Lorenzo De Medici
        Early Florentine Artists Botticelli, Donatello, Verrocchio
        Young Leonardo
        The Medicis Add A Lily
        The Spider King: Louis XI
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 8
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        Drying Clothes, pg. 45
        The Clothes Dryer, pg. 47
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 6
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 24
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights: Pellias ch. 4 and 5
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 23

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 12,
        England Under Henry the Second - Part The Second
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 57-75:
        The Wars of the Roses Begin
        Enter Edward IV
        The Bride and the Printer: Charles the Bold Duke of Burgundy,
             Duchess Margaret
        Young Henry Tudor of Wales
        Isabella Chooses Ferdinand
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 8
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 12
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 6
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 25
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights: Pellias ch. 6, Gawaine ch. 1
  * Robinson Crusoe: read 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Week 24

  * The Bible
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 76-86:
        The Small World of Columbus
        Perpetual Holiday in Florence
        The New Ruler: Lorenzo
        Another Rome, Another Ceasar: Ivan III
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 8
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 13
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 6
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 26 and 27
  * Story of King Arthur and His Knights: Gawaine ch. 2 and 3
  * Robinson Crusoe: 1/12 of the book
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry Sara Teasdale: daily poem

Exam Week

Week 25

  * The Bible
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 91-137:
        Columbus in Portugal
        Isabella Meets The Challenge
        Of maps, Books and Driftwood
        A Fateful Marriage Maximilian and Mary
        Margaret of Austria, Queen of France
        Her Husband King Charles VIII
        Growing Up at Amoise
        Edward V and His Uncle Richard III
        The Plot Thickens Henry Tudor, Richard III
        War With Granada Begins
        Faith of Fire
        Under the Perfect Prince John II
        Columbus Goes to Spain
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 9
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        Why Do We Need Refrigerators?, pg. 49
        The Cooling Cycle, pg. 51
  * Kon Tiki, 1/6  chapter 6
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 28
  * Old Yeller: ch. 1, 2
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Prologue, Part First: ch. 1
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth daily poem

Week 26

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 13,
         England under Richard the First, called The Lion-Heart
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 138-161:
        The Return of King Arthur
        The First Tudor and His Rose
        The Year 1488 in Cordova
        Of Hope and Despair
        Baber, A Future Conqueror
        Ivan III Defies The Mongol Khan
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 9
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 14
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 7
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 29
  * Old Yeller: ch. 3
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Part First: ch. 2, 3
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

Week 27

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 13,
         England under Richard the First, called The Lion-Heart
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 162-187:
        Lorenzo the Magnificent
        Part Three
        After the Fall of Granada
        Exodus: 1492
        The Nina, The Pinta and the Santa Maria
        35 Days at Sea
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 9
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        How Does a Refrigerator Keep Things Cold?, pg. 53
        Can a Refrigerator Cool a House?, pg. 54
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 7
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 30
  * Old Yeller: ch. 4
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Part Second: ch. 1, 2
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

Week 28

  * The Bible
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 188-211:
        Where were They?
        Christmas on Haiti
        Home With the Report
        Admiral of the Ocean Sea
        Martin Behaim's Earth Apple
        The Flamboyant Borgias
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 10
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 15
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 7
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 31, 32
  * Old Yeller: ch. 5
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Part Second: ch. 3,
         Part Third: ch. 1
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

Week 29

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 14,
        England Under King John, called Lackland
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 212-236:
        The Nuremberg Chronicle
        The House of Hapsburg
        Erasmus of Rotterdam
        Martin Luther, Schoolboy
        Admiral Columbus Sails Again
        The Tragedy of Italy
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 10
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        More About Refrigerators, pg. 55,
        Opening the Refrigerator Door, p.56
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 7
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 33
  * Old Yeller: ch. 6
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Part Third: ch. 2, 3
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

Week 30

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 14,
        England Under King John, called Lackland
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 237-260
        Juana and Philip
        John Cabot and Henry VII
        Vasco de Gama Reaches India (very long)
        To Trinidad and Santo Domingo
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 10
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 16
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 7
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 34
  * Old Yeller: ch. 7
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Part Fourth: ch. 1, 2
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

Week 31

  * The Bible
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 261-280:
        A Voice of the Middle Ages is Silenced: Savonarola
        Michelangelo Comes To Rome
        Enter Louis XII
        Leonardo
        Copernicus
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 11
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        You Can't Refrigerate Everything, pg. 58
        A Frosty Freezer, pg. 59
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 7
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 35 and 36
  * Old Yeller: ch. 8
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Part Fourth: ch. 3,
        Part Fifth: ch. 1
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

Week 32

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 15,
        England Under Henry the Third, called, Of Winchester
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 285-307:
        An Heir is Born: Emperor Charles
        Waiting in Granada
        Friends in England
        Martin Luther Becomes a Monk
        Between Two Royal Lions: Catherine
        Unwilling Guests: Philip and Juana
        Voyage IV
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 11
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 17
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 8
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 37
  * Old Yeller: ch. 9
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Part Fifth: ch. 2,
        Part Sixth: ch. 1
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

Week 33

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 15,
        England Under Henry the Third, called, Of Winchester
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 308-330:
        Of Death, Birth and Tragedy: Ferdinand, Juana, Philip
        Why America?
        Warrior and Builder: Julius II
        Erasmus in Italy
        In Praise of Folly: Erasmus
        The Happy Husband: Henry VIII
        Life in Santo Domingo
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 11
  * Physics Lab in the Home:
        Air Pressure, pg. 60
        Vacuum Cleaners, pg. 65
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 8
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 38
  * Old Yeller: ch. 10
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Part Sixth: ch. 2,
        Part Seventh: ch. 1
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

Week 34

  * The Bible
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 331-334:
        Martin Luther Visits Rome
        Margaret and the Three Kings
        Ruler of The Netherlands: Charles
        Two Famous Books: 
             Machiaveli's The Prince/
             Thomas More's Utopia
        The Happy Pope: Leo X
        The King, Francis I
  * Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 12
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 18
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 8
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 39, 40
  * Old Yeller: ch. 11, 12
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Part Seventh: ch. 2,
        Part Eighth ch. 1
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

Week 35

  * A Child's History of England: first half ch. 16,
        England Under Edward the First, called Longshanks
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 334-377:
        Leonardo's last Patron
        The New King of Spain
        Magellan
        Apostle to the Indies
        A New New Testament
        Martin Luther's Hammer
        The Last Knight Rides Away: Maximilian
  * Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 12
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 19
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 8
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 41
  * Old Yeller: ch. 13, 14
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Part Eighth: ch. 2
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

Week 36

  * The Bible
  * A Child's History of England: second half ch. 16,
        England Under Edward the First, called Longshanks
  * Columbus and Sons, pg. 378-400:
        Opinions Vary: Luther
        Climax on the Rhine
        Here I Stand Luther
        England's "Defender of the Faith"
        Return to Spain 1522
  * Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 12
  * It Couldn't Just Happen: ch. 20
  * Kon Tiki, 1/5  chapter 8
  * Bulfinch's Age of Fable: ch. 42
  * Old Yeller: ch. 15, 16
  * Merry Adventures of Robin Hood: Epilogue
  * Shakespeare: read approximately 1/12 of current term's play
  * Plutarch: read approximately 1/12 of current term's Life
  * Poetry William Wordsworth: daily poem

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