Illustration from Scott's Redgauntlet
Reading from Charlotte Mason's Ourselves Book II. More about friendships: "Though a temperate friendship, that between Alan Fairford and Darsie Latimer was no alliance of the loose, commonplace sort. Friendship was subordinated to duty while things went well....But when his friend is in danger, this canny Alan throws up his chances and endangers his life with uncalculating ardour." What is the difference between a "sane and generous friendship" and the unhealthy, dependent sort that was described in the last chapter?
Book of Centuries
Math: continue finishing up algebra unit
Natural History: The Lay of the Land--finish a chapter that got postponed.
Grammar of Poetry: Dactyls
Science simulation: activity from General Science, Module 8, involving index cards. The parent/teacher draws six different symbols on eighteen cards; they are set up in piles according to instructions in the textbook, and the student has to "determine the order in which your parent originally laid down all 6 [original] cards." The activity is used to illustrate several points such as the Principle of Superposition.