Sixteen years of Treehouse talk

Sixteen years of Treehouse talk

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Plans for the week (Lydia's Grade Eight)

Monday is a holiday here (Family Day). Here are some planned activities for the other days.

Tuesday

Hymns: Continue learning "O God, My Faithful God."
Celebrating the Christian Year, by Martha Zimmerman. Chapter 8, Shrove Tuesday.

Francis Bacon: "Of Beauty" (also called "Of Virtue") (Harvard Classics, page 106). Listen to it read aloud, slowly, and narrate back as well as you can.  Names and Latin phrases to be put "on the blackboard" as an aid to narration.

Readaloud novel: Perelandra, by C.S. Lewis

Latin lesson

Independent work: Bible, math, grammar, history, science readings.

Wednesday
Hymns
Celebrating the Christian Year, Chapter 9, Ash Wednesday.

Ourselves Book II, chapter IX.

Geography: continue Journey to the Source of the Nile.

Latin lesson

Independent work

Thursday
Hymns
Celebrating the Christian Year, Chapter 10, Lent. Read pages 107-109

Whatever Happened to Justice?, Chapter 26.

Francis Bacon, "Of Virtue": work on paraphrasing the first half of the essay.

Readaloud novel: Perelandra, by C.S. Lewis

Latin lesson

Independent work

Friday
Hymns
Celebrating the Christian Year Read pages 109-112.

Justice: finish the chapter as needed, and read some of the quotes on the following pages.

Francis Bacon: complete the paraphrase.

Picture talk:  Albrecht Dürer, the Apocalypse series of engravings. More here.  Also described at Khan Academy.

Latin lesson

Independent work

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