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Fall B 2018 Reading & Class List 

Updated and Revised July 12th

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WEEKLY CLASS

WEEKLY READING!

MIDWEEK MENTORING

ADVANCED READING FOR THE WEEK

Week 1 Sep 10

INTRODUCTION & Welcome

Sep 10-16

Sanderson, Steelheart

 Sep 12

The 8th Key

Sep 10-16

DeMille, What’s So Great About the Classics?

Week 2 Sep 17

Debrief Books

Sep 17-23

Obstacles Press, Paradigm Shift

 Sep 19

 

The 9th Key

Sep 17-23

Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson

Week 3 Sep 24

Debrief Books

Sep 24-30

Salten, Bambi

 Sep 26

 

Power of the Pen

Sep 24-30

L’Amour, Last of the Breed

Week 4 Oct 1


Debrief Books

Oct 1-7

DeMille & Earl, Student Whisperer

Book 1

 Oct 3

The Code

Oct 1-7

DeMille & Earl, Student Whisperer       Book 2

Week 5 Oct 8

Debrief Books

Oct 8-14

Porter, Pollyanna

 Oct 10 

“The Cards”

Oct 8-14

Chang, Wild Swans 1/2

Week 6 Oct 15

Debrief Books

Oct 15-21

Shakespeare, Hamlet

Oct 17

Visualizing Inflation

Oct 17-21

Chang, Wild Swans 2/2

Week 7 Oct 22

Debrief Books

Oct 22-27

Gatto, Dumbing Us Down

Oct 25

Fashioning a “Self”

Oct 22-28

DeMille & DeMille, The Phases of Learning, Introduction and Part 1

Week 8 Oct 29

Debrief Books

Oct 29-Nov 4

  Euclid, Elements

First Time Readers: Book 1

Second Time Readers: Book 2

Oct 31

 A Bison in the Bathroom

Oct 29-Nov 4

Reimer & Reimer, Mathematicians Are People, Too Vol 1

Reimer & Reimer, Mathematicians are People, Too Vol 2

Week 9 Nov 5

Debrief Books

Nov 5-11

Owen, Here, There Be Dragons

Nov 7

Don’t Be Toddler Food

Nov 5-11

Alcott, Little Women 1/2

Week 10 Nov 12

Debrief Books

Nov 12-18

Selden, The Cricket in Times Square

Nov 14

The Discussion Method

Nov 12-18

Alcott, Little Women 2/2

Week 11 Nov 19

Debrief Books

Nov 19-25

C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man


Thanksgiving Break

Nov 19-25

Parry & Allison, The Real George Washington 1/2

Week 12 Nov 26

Debrief Books

Nov 26-Dec 2

Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Nov 28

Winter Semester Intro & Highlights!

Nov 26-Dec 2

Parry & Allison, The Real George Washington 2/2

Week 13 Dec 3

Debrief Books

Dec 3-9

Sanderson, Firefight

Dec 5

Ian Cox

Dec 3-9

Selections from Plutarch’s Lives (There are two volumes):
Pericles, Demosthenes, Cicero, Alexander the Great

Week 14 Dec 10

Debrief Books

Dec 10-16

World-Changing Speeches: 

Patrick Henry “Give Me Liberty”, George Washington “Second Farewell Address”, Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have a Dream”, Winston Churchill  “Blood, Sweat and Tears”

Dec 12

How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Break: 3 Great Options

Dec 10-16

World-Changing Speeches:

Pericles “Funeral Oration”, Demosthenes “The Third Phillippic”, Jesus “Sermon on the Mount”, General George Washington “Resignation Speech”, Abraham Lincoln “Gettysburg Address”, Ronald Reagan “Tear Down This Wall” 

Week 15 Dec 17

Debrief Books

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(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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