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AO Yr 9 Lite AmblesideOnline.org

AmblesideOnline Year 9 Lite 36-week Schedule

This is an updated schedule that spreads the books out more evenly across the year. If you're looking for the original schedule, it's here and will stay up until July 2018. The original chart/grid schedules are linked from that schedule.



As a help for scheduling Year 9 Basic Version 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


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Week 1
Bible: 2 Kings 1, 2; Mark 1-2:12; Psalm 1, 2; Proverbs 17:1-13
Practice of the Presence of God Conversation 1
Age of Revolution, ch 1 William of Orange (first half this week), or History of the American People pg 79-82 (to 'there are immortal souls')
Salem Witch Trials: Letter From Rev. John Higginson; Letter of Deodat Lawson; Court testimony of Sarah Bibber
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 1 to pg 9, 'remained with the Episcopal Church.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 1
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Count of Monte Cristo ch 4, 5, 6
Gulliver's Travels Pt 1 ch 1, 2
Battle of the Books, first quarter of the book
Longitude ch 1 Imaginary Lines, first half
Great Astronomers: Isaac Newton first quarter
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 2
Bible: 2 Kings 3, 4; Mark 2:13-4:20; Psalm 3, 4; Proverbs 17:4-28
Practice of the Presence of God Conversation 2
Age of Revolution, ch 1 William of Orange (last half this week), or History of the American People pg 82-85 (to 'watershed in American history.')
Salem Witch Trials: Court testimony of Mary Osgood; Letter To John Foster
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 9 'Josiah, my father, married young' to pg 15 'lest it should be missed or wanted.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 2
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Count of Monte Cristo ch 7, 8, 9
Gulliver's Travels Pt 1 ch 3, 4, 5
Battle of the Books, second quarter of the book
Longitude ch 1 Imaginary Lines, second half
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 131-135: Gladness
How to Read a Book ch 6 Pigeonholing a Book pg 59-61 Importance of Classifying
Great Astronomers: Isaac Newton second quarter
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 3
Bible: 2 Kings 5, 6; Mark 4:21-5; Psalm 5, 6; Proverbs 18:1-10
Practice of the Presence of God Conversation 3
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 13 Fox, 1624-1691
Salem Witch Trials: Notable people: Tituba; Increase Mather; Cotton Mather
Age of Revolution, ch 2 Continental War (first half this week), or History of the American People pg 85-89 (to 'an experimental center for plants.')
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 15 'And after some time an ingenious' to pg 21 'offered in a manner unexpected.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 3
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
History of English Literature Chap 60 Dryden - The New Poetry
Count of Monte Cristo ch 1, 2, 3
Gulliver's Travels Pt 1 ch 6, 7, 8
Battle of the Books, third quarter of the book
Longitude ch 2 The Sea Before Time, first half
How to Read a Book ch 6 Pigeonholing a Book pg 61-65 What You Can Learn from the Title
Great Astronomers: Isaac Newton third quarter
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 4
Bible: 2 Kings 7, 8; Mark 6; Psalm 7, 8; Proverbs 18:1-24
Practice of the Presence of God Conversation 4
Age of Revolution, ch 2 Continental War (last half this week), or History of the American People pg 89-93 (to 'operating over 300 ships.')
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 21 'One of the pieces in our newspaper' to pg 28 'I told him who the old man was.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 4
Founding Father (Washington) Introduction
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Count of Monte Cristo ch 10, 11, 12
Gulliver's Travels Pt 2 ch 1, 2, 3
Battle of the Books, last quarter of the book
Longitude ch 2 The Sea Before Time, second half
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 136-139: Justice Universal
How to Read a Book ch 6 Pigeonholing a Book pg 65-70 Practical vs Theoretical
Land of Little Rain ch 01 The Land of Little Rain
Great Astronomers: Isaac Newton last quarter
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 5
Bible: 2 Kings 9, 10; Mark 7-8:21; Psalm 9; Proverbs 19:1-10
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 1
Age of Revolution, ch 3 The Spanish Succession (first half this week), or History of the American People pg 93-96 (to 'cotton after the Revolution.')
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 28 'Keimer's printing-house, I found' to pg 35 'debt; but I never heard of him after.'
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 35 'The breaking into this money' to pg 43 'passed during his administration.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 5
Founding Father (Washington) War, first half
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Count of Monte Cristo ch 13, 14, 15
Gulliver's Travels Pt 2 ch 4, 5, 6
Longitude ch 3 Adrift in a Clockwork Universe, first half
How to Read a Book ch 6 Pigeonholing a Book pg 70-74 Kinds of Theoretical Books
Great Astronomers: Flamsteed first half
Land of Little Rain ch 02 Water Trails of the Ceriso
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 6
Bible: 2 Kings 11, 12; Mark 8:22-9:29; Psalm 10, 11; Proverbs 19:11-21
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 2
Age of Revolution, ch 3 The Spanish Succession (last half this week), or History of the American People pg 96-100 (to 'provided free for guests.')
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 6
Founding Father (Washington) War, second half
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
History of English Literature Chap 61 Defoe - The First Newspapers
Count of Monte Cristo ch 16, 17, 18
Gulliver's Travels Pt 2 ch 7, 8, Pt 3 ch 1
Longitude ch 3 Adrift in a Clockwork Universe, second half
Land of Little Rain ch 03 The Scavengers
Great Astronomers: Flamsteed second half
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 7
Bible: 2 Kings 13, 14; Mark 9:30-10:31; Psalm 12, 13, 14; Proverbs 19:22-29
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 3-4
Age of Revolution, ch 4 Marlborough (first half this week), or History of the American People pg 100-103 (to 'over the people of the colonies.')
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 43 'Ralph and I were inseparable' to pg 49 'Pennsilvania, which he was now about to do.'
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 49 'I must record one trait of this good' to pg 57 'regard for me as long as they lived.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 7
Founding Father (Washington) Constitution, first half
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Count of Monte Cristo ch 19, 20, 21
Gulliver's Travels Pt 3 ch 2, 3, 4
Longitude ch 4 Time in a Bottle
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 140-149: Justice to the Persons of Others
How to Read a Book ch 7 X-Raying a Book pg 75-78
Great Astronomers: Halley first third
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 8
Bible: 2 Kings 15-16:12; Mark 10:32-11; Psalm 15, 16; Proverbs 20:1-14
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 5-6
Age of Revolution, ch 4 Marlborough (last half this week), or History of the American People pg 103-107(to 'of the mob belonged to it!')
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 8
Founding Father (Washington) Constitution, second half
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
Count of Monte Cristo ch 22, 23, 24
Gulliver's Travels Pt 3 ch 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 150-155: Truth: Justice in Word
How to Read a Book ch 7 X-Raying a Book pg 78-83 Stating the Unity of a Book
Great Astronomers: Halley second third
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 9
Bible: 2 Kings 16:13-ch 18; Mark 12; Psalm 17; Proverbs 20:15-30
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 7-8
Age of Revolution, ch 5 Oudenarde and Malplaquet (first half this week), or History of the American People pg 107-108 (to 'second half of the twentieth century.')
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 57 'Before I enter upon my public appearance' to pg 63 'was in some degree corrected.'
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 63 'But now another difficulty came upon me' to pg 69 'each took his books home again.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 9
Founding Father (Washington) President, first half
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
History of English Literature Chap 62 Defoe - "Robinson Crusoe"
Count of Monte Cristo ch 25, 26, 27
Gulliver's Travels Pt 3 ch 10, 11, Pt 4 ch 1
Longitude ch 5 Powder of Sympathy, first half
How to Read a Book ch 7 X-Raying a Book pg 83-90 The Art of Outling a Book
Land of Little Rain ch 04 The Pocket Hunter
Great Astronomers: Halley last third
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 10
Bible: 2 Kings 19, 20; Mark 13-14:11; Psalm 18; Proverbs 21:1-11
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 9-10
Age of Revolution, ch 5 Oudenarde and Malplaquet (last half this week), or History of the American People pg 108-112 (to 'essence of the religious experience.')
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 10
Founding Father (Washington) President, second half
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
History of English Literature Chap 63 Swift
Count of Monte Cristo ch 28, 29, 30
Gulliver's Travels Pt 4 ch 2, 3, 4, 5
Longitude ch 5 Powder of Sympathy, second half
How to Read a Book ch 7 X-Raying a Book pg 90-92 Reciprocal Arts of Reading and Writing
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 11
Bible: 2 Kings 21-23:18; Mark 14:12-72; Psalm 19; Proverbs 21:12-20
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 11-12
Age of Revolution, ch 6 Treaty of Utrechte (first half this week), or History of the American People pg 112-114 (to 'stranger sects on the Protestant fringes.')
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 11
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 69 'And now I set on foot my first project' to pg 78 'done, and for some time contented us.'
Founding Father (Washington) Nature
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
History of English Literature Chap 64 Swift Gulliver's Travels
Count of Monte Cristo ch 31, 32, 33
Gulliver's Travels Pt 4 ch 6, 7, 8, 9
Longitude ch 6 The Prize, first half
How to Read a Book ch 7 X-Raying a Book pg 92-95 Discovering the Author's Intention, First Stage
Land of Little Rain ch 05 Shoshone Land
Poems of Alexander Pope

Week 12
Bible: 2 Kings 23:19-ch 25; Mark 15, 16; Psalm 20; Proverbs 21:21-31
Practice of the Presence of God Letters 13-15
Age of Revolution, ch 6 Treaty of Utrechte (last half this week), or History of the American People pg 114-117
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 78 'Finding the advantage of this' to pg 86 'committed respecting that virtue upon that day.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 12
Founding Father (Washington) Morals
Chesterfield's Letters, selections
History of English Literature Chap 65 Joseph Addison "the Spectator"
Count of Monte Cristo ch 34, 35, 36
Gulliver's Travels Pt 4 ch 10, 11, 12
Longitude ch 6 The Prize, second half
Poems of Alexander Pope

Optional Exam Week

Term 2

Week 13
Bible: 1 Chronicles 1, 2; Acts 1, 2; Psalm 21; Proverbs 22:1-14
The Four Loves ch 1 Introduction, first half
Age of Revolution, ch 7 The House of Hanover (all), or History of the American People pg 121-125 to "Huguenot immigrants in the British colonies could testify"
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 86 'I determined to give a week's strict' to pg 90 'fed and clothed. -- James ii. 15, 16.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 13
Founding Father (Washington) Ideas, first third
History of English Literature Chap 66 Dick Steele
Count of Monte Cristo ch 37, 38, 39
Longitude ch 7 Cogmaker's Journal, first half
Pope's Essay on Man: The Design, first half
She Stoops to Conquer Act 1
Rasselas ch 1-4
Painting: Age of Machines this term (or other art book)
Land of Little Rain ch 06 Jimville
Poems of William Cowper

Week 14
Bible: 1 Chronicles 3-5:17; Acts 3, 4; Psalm 22; Proverbs 22:15-29
The Four Loves ch 1 Introduction, second half
Age of Revolution, ch 8 Sir Robert Walpole (all), or History of the American People pg 125-131 to "factor in his life and allegiance."
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 90 'But it so happened that my intention of' to pg 96 'about the beginning of 1735.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 14
Founding Father (Washington) Ideas, second third
History of English Literature Chap 67 Pope
Count of Monte Cristo ch 40, 41, 42
Longitude ch 7 Cogmaker's Journal, second half
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 156-162: Spoken Truth
How to Read a Book ch 8 Coming to Terms With an Author pg 96-100 Words vs Terms
Pope's Essay on Man: The Design, second half
She Stoops to Conquer Act 2
Rasselas ch 5-8
Great Astronomers: James Bradley first half
Poems of William Cowper

Week 15
Bible: 1 Chronicles 5:18-7:12; Acts 5, 6; Psalm 23, 24; Proverbs 23:1-11
The Four Loves ch 2 Likings and Loves for the sub-human, first quarter
Optional: Saints and Heroes by G Hodges (Vol 2) 14 Wesley, 1703-1791
Age of Revolution; ch 9 Austrian Succession (all), or History of the American People pg 131-136 to "indulging his scientific curiosity."
John Wesley Denounces the Doctrine of Predestination (1740)
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 96 'In the conduct of my newspaper, I carefully' to pg 103 'were grown into more influence.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 15
Founding Father (Washington) Ideas, last third
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 1-2 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 1 Napoleon in School
Count of Monte Cristo ch 43, 44, 45
How to Read a Book ch 8 Coming to Terms With an Author pg 100-103 Finding the Key Words
Pope's Essay on Man: 1 - The Universe, first half
She Stoops to Conquer Act 3
Rasselas ch 9-11
Great Astronomers: James Bradley first half
Poems of William Cowper

Week 16
Bible: 1 Chronicles 7:13-9:32; Acts 7-8:8; Psalm 25; Proverbs 23:12-28
The Four Loves ch 2 Likings and Loves for the sub-human, second quarter
Age of Revolution, none this week, or History of the American People pg 136-141 to "and oppressive, but ridiculous."
Jonathan Edwards' "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" Sermon (1741)
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 103 'About this time I wrote a paper (first' to pg 110 'much expectation of obtaining it.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 16, 17
Founding Father (Washington) Fathers, first half
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 3 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 2 Napoleon an Officer
Count of Monte Cristo ch 46, 47, 48
How to Read a Book ch 8 Coming to Terms With an Author pg 103-106 Technical Words and Special Vocabularies
Pope's Essay on Man: 1 - The Universe, second half
She Stoops to Conquer Act 4
Rasselas ch 12-15
Poems of William Cowper

Week 17
Bible: 1 Chronicles 9:33-11; Acts 8:9-9; Psalm 26, 27; Proverbs 23:29-35
The Four Loves ch 2 Likings and Loves for the sub-human, third quarter
Age of Revolution, ch 10 The American Colonies (all), or History of the American People pg 141-147 to "--to a close."
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 111 'Meanwhile, Colonel Lawrence, William Allen' to pg 117 'think, in the same year, 1749.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 18
Founding Father (Washington) Fathers, second half
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 5-6 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 3 Napoleon in Egypt
History of English Literature Chap 68 Samuel Johnson
Count of Monte Cristo ch 49, 50, 51
Longitude ch 8 The Grasshopper Goes to Sea, first half
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 163-166: Some Causes of Lying
How to Read a Book ch 8 Coming to Terms With an Author pg 106-113 Finding the Meanings
Pope's Essay on Man: 2- Himself as an Individual, first half
She Stoops to Conquer Act 5
Rasselas ch 16-22
Land of Little Rain ch 07 My Neighbor's Field
Poems of William Cowper

Week 18
Bible: 1 Chronicles 12-14:17; Acts 10, 11; Psalm 28, 29; Proverbs 24:1-16
The Four Loves ch 2 Likings and Loves for the sub-human, last quarter
Age of Revolution, ch 11 The First World War (all), or History of the American People pg 147-152 to "their lives and fortunes in the same cause."
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 117 'The scholars increasing fast, the house' to pg 126 'into the windows of shops and houses.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 19, 20
Founding Father (Washington) Patriarchs and Masters, first third
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 7-8 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 4 Napoleon as Consul
History of English Literature Chap 69 Johnson
Count of Monte Cristo ch 52, 53, 54
Longitude ch 8 The Grasshopper Goes to Sea, second half
Pope's Essay on Man: 2- Himself as an Individual, second half
Rasselas ch 23-26
Land of Little Rain ch 08 The Mesa Trail
Poems of Phillis Wheatley
Microbe Hunters ch 2 Spallanzani Pt 1, 2

Week 19
Bible: 1 Chronicles 15, 16; Acts 12-13:41; Psalm 30, 31; Proverbs 24:17-34
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, first sixth
Age of Revolution, ch 12 The Quarrel with America (all), or History of the American People pg 152-157 to "Independence sets forth."
Edmund Burke's Plea for Conciliation with the American Colonies, 1775
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 126 'An accidental occurrence had instructed me' to pg 133 'about I shall show hereafter.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 21
Founding Father (Washington) Patriarchs and Masters, second third
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 9-10 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 5 Napoleon as Emperor
Founding Brothers Preface, first half
History of English Literature Chap 70 Goldsmith
Count of Monte Cristo ch 55, 56, 57
Longitude ch 9 Hands on Heaven's Clock, first half
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 114-116
Common Sense by Thomas Paine Introduction
Pope's Essay on Man: 3- Society, first half
Rasselas ch 27-29
Poems of Phillis Wheatley
Microbe Hunters ch 2 Spallanzani Pt 3, 4

Week 20
Bible: 1 Chronicles 17-19; Acts 13:42-15:29; Psalm 32, 33; Proverbs 25:1-10
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, second sixth
Age of Revolution, none this weekHistory of the American People pg 157-162 to "September 11, 1777."
The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (1775)
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 133 'But I am got forward too fast with my story:' to pg 140 'them, and they gradually left him.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 22
Founding Father (Washington) Patriarchs and Masters, last third
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 11-12 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 6 Napoleon and Prussia
Founding Brothers Preface, second half
History of English Literature Chap 71 Goldsmith
Count of Monte Cristo ch 58, 59, 60
Longitude ch 9 Hands on Heaven's Clock, second half
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 167-172: Integrity in Work
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 117-120 Sentences vs Prepositions
Common Sense by Thomas Paine 1 Of the Origin and Design of Government in General
Pope's Essay on Man: 3- Society, second half
Rasselas ch 30-34
Poems of Phillis Wheatley
Microbe Hunters ch 2 Spallanzani Pt 5

Week 21
Bible: 1 Chronicles 20-22; Acts 15:22-16:40; Psalm 34; Proverbs 25:11-19
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, third sixth
Age of Revolution, ch 13 War of Independence (all), or History of the American People pg 162-167 to "Anglo-American Special Relationship."
The Declaration of Independence (1776)
"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!"
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 140 'In conversation with him one day,' to pg 148 'Make them scour the anchor.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 23
Founding Father (Washington) Father of His Country
Founding Brothers The Duel, first quarter
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 13-14 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 7 Napoleon in Spain
Count of Monte Cristo ch 61, 62, 63
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 121-124 Finding the Key Sentences
Common Sense by Thomas Paine 2 Of Monarchy and Hereditary Succession
Pope's Essay on Man: 4- Happiness, first half
Rasselas ch 35-38
Poems of Phillis Wheatley
Great Astronomers: William Herschel, first half
Microbe Hunters ch 2 Spallanzani Pt 6, 7

Week 22
Bible: 1 Chronicles 23-25; Acts 17, 18; Psalm 35; Proverbs 25:20-28
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, fourth sixth
Age of Revolution, ch 14 The United States (all), or History of the American People pg 167-173 to "lost the religious battle."
Articles of Confederation (1777)
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 148 'This kind of fort, however contemptible' to pg 154 'founded on an error in the translation,'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 24
Founding Father (Washington) Death
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 15-16 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 8 Napoleon in Russia
Founding Brothers The Duel, second quarter
Count of Monte Cristo ch 64, 65, 66
Longitude ch 10 The Diamond Timekeeper, first half
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 173-178: Integrity in Use of Time
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 124-128 Finding the Prepositions
Common Sense by Thomas Paine 3 Thoughts on the Present State of American Affairs
Pope's Essay on Man: 4- Happiness, second half
Rasselas ch 39-43
Great Astronomers: William Herschel, second half
Poems of Phillis Wheatley

Week 23
Bible: 1 Chronicles 26, 27; Acts 19-20:17; Psalm 36; Proverbs 26:1-14
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, fifth sixth
Age of Revolution, none this week, or History of the American People pg 173-177 to "reaching it the next morning."
Articles of Capitulation, Yorktown (1781)
Treaty with Great Britain (1783)
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 155 'I concluded to let my papers shift' to pg 163 'this day, of which more hereafter.'
Miracle at Philadelphia ch 25
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 17-18 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 9 Napoleon Emperor of Elba
Founding Brothers The Duel, third quarter
History of English Literature Chap 72 Burns
Count of Monte Cristo ch 67, 68, 69
Longitude ch 10 The Diamond Timekeeper, second half
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 128-134 Finding the Arguments
Common Sense by Thomas Paine 4 Of the present ability of America
Rasselas ch 44-46
Great Astronomers: Pierre-Simon Laplace first half
Poems of Phillis Wheatley

Week 24
Bible: 1 Chronicles 28-29; Acts 20:18-21; Psalm 37; Proverbs 26:15-28
The Four Loves ch 3 Affection, last sixth
Age of Revolution, ch 15 The Indian Empire (all), or History of the American People pg 177-184 to "the other, at all times."
The Federalist Papers, articles 1 and 2 (1787)
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin from pg 163 'Our captain of the paquet had boasted much,' to end of book.
Boy Life of Napoleon ch 19-20 or Marshall's Story of Napoleon ch 10 Napoleon's Last Battle
Founding Brothers The Duel, last quarter
Count of Monte Cristo ch 70, 71, 72
How to Read a Book ch 9 Determining an Author's Meaning pg 135-136 Finding the Solutions
Common Sense by Thomas Paine Appendix
Rasselas ch 47-49
Great Astronomers: Pierre-Simon Laplace, second half
Land of Little Rain ch 09 The Basket Maker
Poems of Phillis Wheatley

Optional Exam Week

Week 25
Bible: 2 Chronicles 1-4; Acts 22; Psalm 38, 39; Proverbs 27:1-12
The Four Loves ch 4 Friendship, first fifth
Age of Revolution, ch 16 The Younger Pitt, or History of the American People pg 184-192 to "In that sense it was very important."
Founding Brothers The Dinner, first half
Count of Monte Cristo ch 73, 74, 75
Pride and Prejudice ch 1-4 ch 5-6
Longitude ch 11 Trial by Fire and Water, first half
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 179-186: Opinions
How to Read a Book ch 10 Criticizing a Book Fairly pg 137-140 Teachability as a Virtue
Land of Little Rain ch 10 The Streets of the Mountains
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 26
Bible: 2 Chronicles 5-7; Acts 23; Psalm 40; Proverbs 27:13-27
The Four Loves ch 4 Friendship, second fifth
Age of Revolution, ch 17 The American Constitution, or History of the American People pg 192-200 to "as two years (some, one)."
Washington's First Inaugural Address (1789)
Founding Brothers The Dinner, second half
History of English Literature Chap 73 Cowper
Count of Monte Cristo ch 76, 77, 78
Pride and Prejudice ch 7-9 ch 10-11
Longitude ch 11 Trial by Fire and Water, second half
How to Read a Book ch 10 Criticizing a Book Fairly pg 140-145 Role of Rhetoric, Importance of Suspending Judgment
Land of Little Rain ch 11 Water Borders
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 27
Bible: 2 Chronicles 8-11; Acts 24, 25; Psalm 41, 42; Proverbs 28:1-9
The Four Loves ch 4 Friendship, third fifth
Age of Revolution, none this week, or History of the American People pg 200-208 to "William Few of Georgia."
Constitution of the United States (1787) (current copy here)
Founding Brothers The Silence, first half
Count of Monte Cristo ch 79, 80, 81
Pride and Prejudice ch 12-15 ch 16-17
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 187-190: Principles
How to Read a Book ch 10 Criticizing a Book Fairly pg 145-147 Avoiding Contentiousness
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 28
Bible: 2 Chronicles 12-16; Acts 26; Psalm 43, 44; Proverbs 28:10-17
The Four Loves ch 4 Friendship, fourth fifth
Age of Revolution, ch 18 The French Revolution, or History of the American People pg 215 to "industry could stand on its own feet."
Treaty with the Six Nations
Founding Brothers The Silence, second half
Count of Monte Cristo ch 82, 83, 84
Pride and Prejudice ch 18-19 ch 20-22
Longitude ch 12 A Tale of Two Portraits, first half
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 191-203: Self-Ordering
How to Read a Book ch 10 Criticizing a Book Fairly pg 147-151 Resolution of Disagreements
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 29
Bible: 2 Chronicles 17-19; Acts 27; Psalm 45; Proverbs 28:18-28
The Four Loves ch 4 Friendship, last fifth
Age of Revolution, ch 19 France Confronted, or History of the American People pg 215-222 to "inti-mate acquaintance."
Speech by William Wilberforce concerning the slave trade, first quarter
Founding Brothers The Farewell, first half
Count of Monte Cristo ch 85, 86, 87
Pride and Prejudice ch 23-25 ch 26-28
Longitude ch 12 A Tale of Two Portraits, second half
How to Read a Book ch 11 Agreeing or Disagreeing With an Author pg 152-156 Prejudice and Judgment
Land of Little Rain ch 12 Other Water Borders
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 30
Bible: 2 Chronicles 20-22; Acts 28; James 1; Psalm 46, 47; Proverbs 29:1-15
The Four Loves ch 5 Eros, first third
Age of Revolution, ch 20 Trafalgar, or History of the American People pg 222-230 to "led America to an auspicious start."
Speech by William Wilberforce concerning the slave trade, second quarter
Founding Brothers The Farewell, second half
Count of Monte Cristo ch 88, 89, 90
Pride and Prejudice ch 29-31 ch 32-34
CM's Ourselves Book 1 pg 204-210: Vocation
How to Read a Book ch 11 Agreeing or Disagreeing With an Author pg 156-160 Judging the Author's Soundness
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 31
Bible: 2 Chronicles 23-25:13; James 2, 3; Psalm 48, 49; Proverbs 29:16-27
The Four Loves ch 5 Eros, second third
Age of Revolution, ch 21 Emperor of the French, or History of the American People pg 230-237 to "minority only eight times."
Speech by William Wilberforce concerning the slave trade, third quarter
Founding Brothers The Collaborators, firs third
Count of Monte Cristo ch 91, 92, 93
Pride and Prejudice ch 35-37 ch 38-40
Longitude ch 13 The Second Voyage of Captain James Cook, first half
How to Read a Book ch 11 Agreeing or Disagreeing With an Author pg 160-163 Judging the Author's Completeness
Essays by Jane Haldimand Marcet 1 The Rich and The Poor
Great Astronomers: John M Brinkley first half
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 32
Bible: 2 Chronicles 25:14-29:11; James 4, 5; Psalm 50; Proverbs 30:1-9
The Four Loves ch 5 Eros, last third
Age of Revolution, ch 22 Peninsular War, or History of the American People pg 237-245 to "to the pediment and roof."
Speech by William Wilberforce concerning the slave trade, last quarter
Founding Brothers The Collaborators, second third
Count of Monte Cristo ch 94, 95, 96
Pride and Prejudice ch 41-42 ch 43-44
Longitude ch 13 The Second Voyage of Captain James Cook, second half
How to Read a Book ch 11 Agreeing or Disagreeing With an Author pg 163-167 Third Stage of Analytical Reading
Essays by Jane Haldimand Marcet 2 Wages
Land of Little Rain ch 13 Nurslings of the Sky
Great Astronomers: John M Brinkley first half
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 33
Bible: 2 Chronicles 29:12-31; Galatians 1, 2; Psalm 51; Proverbs 30:10-23
The Four Loves ch 6 Charity, first quarter
Age of Revolution, ch 23 Washington, Adams, Jefferson, or History of the American People pg 245-253 to "begged Congress to accept."
Treaty with France (Louisiana Purchase) (1803)
Founding Brothers The Collaborators, last third
Count of Monte Cristo ch 97, 98, 99
Pride and Prejudice ch 45-46 ch 47-48
Longitude ch 14 The Mass Production of Genius, first half
How to Read a Book ch 12 Aids to Reading pg 168-172 Role of Relevant Experience
Essays by Jane Haldimand Marcet 3 Population: or Patty's Marriage
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 34
Bible: 2 Chronicles 32-34:21; Galatians 3; Psalm 52, 53; Proverbs 30:24-33
The Four Loves ch 6 Charity, second quarter
Age of Revolution, none this week, or History of the American People pg 253-261 to "Vermont and New York State."
Washington's Farewell Address
Founding Brothers The Friendship, first third
Count of Monte Cristo ch 100-102
Pride and Prejudice ch 49-51 ch 52
Longitude ch 14 The Mass Production of Genius, second half
How to Read a Book ch 12 Aids to Reading pg 172-176 Other Books as Extrinsic Aids, How to Use Commentaries and Abstracts
Essays by Jane Haldimand Marcet 4 The Poor's Rate: or The Treacherous Friend
Land of Little Rain ch 14 The Little Town of the Grape Vines
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 35
Bible: 2 Chronicles 34:22-ch 36; Galatians 4; Psalm 54; Proverbs 31:1-9
The Four Loves ch 6 Charity, third quarter
Age of Revolution, ch 24 The War of 1812, or History of the American People pg 261-269 to "grand but ruthless purposes."
Treaty with Great Britain (End of War of 1812) (1814)
Founding Brothers The Friendship, second third
Count of Monte Cristo ch 103-105
Pride and Prejudice ch 53-54 ch 56
Longitude ch 15 In the Meridian Courtyard, first half
How to Read a Book ch 12 Aids to Reading pg 176-182 Reference Books and How to Use a Dictionary
Essays by Jane Haldimand Marcet 5 Foreign Trade: or The Wedding Gown
Poems of Lord Byron

Week 36
Bible: Obadiah; Jonah; Galatians 5, 6; Psalm 55; Proverbs 31:10-31
The Four Loves ch 6 Charity, last quarter
Age of Revolution, ch 25 Elba and Waterloo, or History of the American People pg 269-279
Founding Brothers The Friendship, last third
Count of Monte Cristo ch 106- 108 (cont summer)
Pride and Prejudice ch 57-58 ch 59-61
Longitude ch 15 In the Meridian Courtyard, second half
How to Read a Book ch 12 Aids to Reading pg 182-188 How to Use an Encyclopedia
Love is a Fallacy (very short!)
Poems of Lord Byron

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