The following were made for my 14 year old. She really enjoyed the book selections for this term.
The New World by Churchill
Give some account of the religious difficulties that disturbed Elizabeth's
reign. Name the principal persons concerned.
Name a dozen famous men from the days of "Great Elizabeth" or King
Give an account of three of them.
Truthquest by Miller
What do you think Henry VIII's actions reveal about his Big 2 Beliefs?
The Spanish Armada by Howarth
Describe your favorite scene in The Spanish Armada.
Westward Ho! By Kingsley
Give a poetic narration from Westward Ho!
Turn in your Century Book.
A Man for All Seasons by Bolt
What made Thomas More a great man?
The Life of Sir Frances Bacon by Rawley
Write a character sketch of Sir Frances Bacon. Include the influences that
helped make the man.
The Life of Christopher Columbus by Hale
Write a short sketch of the character of Columbus.
Utopia by More
What do you like about Thomas More's Utopia so far and what do you dislike? Explain.
The Faerie Queene by Spencer, edited by Maynard
What was Spenser's plan for "The Faerie Queene"?
Describe his stanza.
Write the story of "The Faerie Queene," Book I., Canto I.
English Literature for Boys and Girls by Marshall
What do you know about John Skelton and Colin Cloute?
Out of the Silent Planet by Lewis
What message or messages do you suppose the author is trying
to communicate to the reader?
Everyman by Anonymous
What were the "Moralities"?
Give an account of Everyman.
Discuss Sir Bacon's essay on Friendship OR on Studies.
Ourselves by Mason
In the House of Body we spoke about Appetites. In the House of Mind we spoke about Desires. Name the natural desires humans have and give the dangers in two of those desires.
How might two equally good and sensible persons come to opposite conclusions? How does this prove that reason may bring us to mistaken conclusions?
GRAMMAR and POETRY
Write a sonnet for Uma in The Faerie Queene.
The Grammar of Poetry by Whitling
What are the six tropes? Give an example of each.
What is an oxymoron? Give examples.
How to Read a Book by Adler
What can you tell me about Inspectional reading? Be as detailed as
Student News Daily
What do you believe were the two most important events in the news this
BIBLE and APOLOGETICS
Evidence that Demands a Verdict by McDowell
How we know the Bible is reliable?
Turn in your Padfield notes on Job.
ART and COMPOSER STUDY
Describe Bouguereau's "Innocence" or "Homer."
What can you tell me about Grieg?
Describe with a rough sketch the composition, "Peer Gynt Suite ,"
Turn in your drawing portfolio
Make an original illustration from As You Like It
Play ‘Swan Lake’ twice through on the keyboard.
Whatever Happened to Justice? by Maybury
Explain common law then and now.
What is political law?
Discuss liberty vs. permission.
What survival phrases, colors and numbers do you know?
What have you learned so far about the structure of this language?
State your goals for next term. Be explicit.
Turn in your translations into English from the the Turkish book you are reading.
A Countrywoman's Journal by Shaw
Compare Shaw's style to Sharpe's. Which style did you enjoy the most?
Turn in your nature journal.
Run our mile course while I time your speed. Record your resting and active heart rate. Compare it to your measurements from the beginning of the term.
Recite your Psalm, NT passage in English and in your foreign
Recite a sonnet from Shakespeare.
Recite 40 lines from The Faerie Queene.
Apologia Physical Science by Wile
Turn in your notebook and tests
Teaching Textbooks Algebra 1
Turn in your notebook and tests
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