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Fall A 2019 Reading & Class List

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WEEKLY CLASS

WEEKLY READING!

MIDWEEK MENTORING

ADVANCED READING FOR THE WEEK

Week 1 Sep 9

INTRODUCTION & Welcome

Sep 9-15

DeMille & Brooks, A Thomas Jefferson Education for Teens

 Sep 11

 Great Learning Secrets 1-3

Sep 9-15

DeMille, A Thomas Jefferson Education

Week 2 Sep 16

Debrief Books

Sep 16-22

Sanderson, Mistborn 
Prologue
through the end of Part 2

 Sep 18

 Great Learning Secrets 4-5

Sep 16-22

Coelho, The Alchemist

Week 3 Sep 23

Debrief Books

Sep 23-29

Sanderson, Mistborn 
Part 3 t
hrough

the End

 Sep 5

 Why Fantasy? (When is
it Classic?)

Sep 23-29

Machiavelli, The Prince

Week 4 Sep 30


Debrief Books

Sep 30-Oct 6

Orwell, Animal Farm

 Oct 2

 The Wall and the Dip!

Sep 30-Oct 6

White, Charlotte’s Web

Week 5 Oct 7

Debrief Books

Oct 7-13

Brady, Turn the Page

 Oct 9 

 Great Learning Secrets 6-7

Oct 7-13

Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Week 6 Oct 14

Debrief Books

Oct 14-20

Latham, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch 
Chapters 1-13

(Math)

Oct 16

5 Laws of Decline

(Laws 1-3)

Oct 14-20

Schneider, A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe,

Introduction through end of Chapter 4

Week 7 Oct 21

Debrief Books

Oct 21-27

Latham, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
Chapters 14-24

(Math)

Oct 23

5 Laws of Decline

(Laws 4-5)

Oct 21-27

Schneider, A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe,

Chapter 5 through end of the Epilogue

Week 8 Oct 28

Debrief Books

Oct 28-Nov 3

Sanderson, Rithmatist

(Math)

Oct 30

1+1≠2 (Part I)

Oct 28-Nov 3

Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

Week 9 Nov 4

Debrief Books

Nov 4-10

Euclid, Euclid’s Elements

Book 1

(Math)

Nov 6

1+1≠2 (Part II)

Nov 4-10

Obstacles Press, Tools of Money

Introduction through End of Part 2

Week 10 Nov 11

Debrief Books

Nov 11-17

Baum, Wizard of Oz

Nov 13

1+1≠2 (Part III)

Nov 11-17

Obstacles Press, Tools of Money

 Part 3 through the End

Week 11 Nov 18

Debrief Books

Nov 18-24

DeMille, We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident 

Intro, Prologue, Chapters 1-6

None
(Thanksgiving

Break; International Students Day Off)

Nov 18-24

DeMille, The Coming Aristocracy

Week 12 Nov 25

Debrief Books

Nov 25-Dec 1

DeMille, We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident
Intermission through the End

Nov 27

Winter Semester Intro & Highlights!

Nov 25-Dec 1

The Declaration of Independence

(read closely, mark with pen, write notes in margins)

Week 13 Dec 2

Debrief Books

Dec 2-8

Sanderson, Well of Ascension

Prologue through

the end of Part 3

Dec 4

Four Kinds of Stories!

Dec 2-8

Shakespeare, Richard III

Week 14 Dec 9

Debrief Books

Dec 9-15

Sanderson, Well of Ascension

Part 4 through

the End

Dec 11

Simulation Assignment:

Power

Dec 9-15

Hubbard, A Message to Garcia

Week 15 Dec 18

Last

Debrief Books

BREAK

(READ A LOT FOR FUN, AND POST THOUGHTS IN DISCUSSION GROUP)

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(READ A LOT FOR FUN, AND POST THOUGHTS IN DISCUSSION GROUP)

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