Monday, January 26, 2015

What's left for January? (Lydia's Grade Eight)

Poem to read: Longfellow, "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls"

Paraphrasing an essay of Francis Bacon: "Of Expense."

Latin: Our Roman Roots, Lesson VI.

Ourselves Book II, The Function of Will & The Scope of Will.

How to Read a Book: Judging the Author's Soundness.

Continue Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves.

Continue The Merchant of Venice. Bassanio has won Portia, but Antonio is in trouble.

Continue Perelandra. Ransom has a long story to tell about his space trip.

English history: one chapter to read alone, and half of another with me.

Jean Sibelius, Symphony Number Four: second of two weeks, and next week we will start our second composer of the term, Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Something new: start the science biography The Seashell on the Mountaintop.

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