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Winter B Reading & Class List

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WEEKLY

CLASS

WEEKLY READING!

MIDWEEK MENTORING

ADVANCED READING FOR THE WEEK

Week 1 Jan 7

INTRODUCTION & Welcome

Jan 7-13

DeMille & DeMille, Phases of Learning Chapters 6-9 

Jan 9

TJEd High Mascot

Jan 7-13

Bloom, The Closing of the American Mind

Week 2 Jan 14

Book Debrief

Jan 14-20

Sanderson, Calamity

Jan 16

Making Mission

a Habit

Jan 14-20

Sophocles, Antigone

Week 3 Jan 21

Book Debrief

Jan 21-27

Shakespeare, The Tempest

Jan 23

Getting the Human Story Behind History

Jan 21-27

Oakley, A Mind for Numbers

Week 4 Jan 28

Book Debrief

Jan 28-Feb 3

Obstacles Press, The 5 S’s of Money

Jan 30

The Six Don'ts of Structure Time, not Content

Jan 28-Feb 3

Thoreau, Walden

Week 5 Feb 4

Book Debrief

Feb 4-10

Rand, Anthem

AND Listen to Audio “The Four Lost American Ideals”, DeMille

Feb 6

Slow it Down

Feb 4-10

Mayer, They Thought They Were Free

Week 6 Feb 11

Book Debrief

Feb 11-17

Austen, Emma, 1/2

Feb 13

The Sleeping Dragon of Fun

Feb 11-17

 DeMille, “Steel to Gold: Feminism vs. Statesmanship” and Chesterton, The Emancipation of Domesticity

Week 7 Feb 18

Book Debrief

Feb 18-24

Austen, Emma, 2/2

Feb 20

Simulation: Code

Feb 18-24

Adler, The Great Conversation (Volume I of The Great Books of the Western World)

Week 8 Feb 25

Book Debrief

Feb 25-Mar 3

DeMille, Freedom Matters

Feb 27

Reading Multiple Books at Once

Feb 25-Mar 3

Woodward, And Justice for All

Special Bonus: Semester Paper Details for “Hardest Track”

Week 9 Mar 4

Book Debrief

Mar 4-10

Moliere, Tartuffe

Mar 6

Becoming Relatable

Mar 4-10

Plato, The Trial and Death of Socrates: Four Dialogues (Euthyphro, Apology)

And Work on Paper

Week 10 Mar 11

Book Debrief

Mar 11-17

L’Amour, Lonesome Gods, 1/2

Mar 13

The 6 Keys of Time Management

Mar 11-17

Plato, The Trial and Death of Socrates: Four Dialogues (Crito, Phaedo)

And Work on Paper

Week 11 Mar 18

Book Debrief

Mar 18-24

L’Amour, Lonesome Gods, 2/2

Mar 20

Summer is for Scholar Phase

Mar 18-24

Henley, “Invictus”

And Work on Paper

Week 12 Mar 25

No Class

Spring Break

Spring Break

Spring Break

Week 13 Apr 1

Book Debrief

Apr 1-7

Obstacles Press, Mentoring Matters 

Apr 3

“Yes, No, Maybe, Later and Right Now!”

Apr 1-7

Stratton-Porter, Laddie

And Work on Paper

Week 14 Apr 8

Book Debrief

Apr 8-14

Schaeffer, Shane

Apr 10

Get Your Stock Options

Apr 8-14

Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

And Work on Paper

Week 15 Apr 15

Book Debrief

Apr 15-21

Skousen, 5,000 Year Leap, 1/2

Apr 17

Discuss Like a Matchmaker

Apr 15-21

Allison, The Real Thomas Jefferson, 1/2

Paper Due April 17th

Week 16 Apr 22

Book Debrief

Apr 22-28

Skousen, 5,000 Year Leap, 2/2

Apr 24

Wisdom From a Tiny Source

Apr 22-28

Allison, The Real Thomas Jefferson, 2/2

Week 17 Apr 29

Book Debrief

Apr 29-May 5

Robinson, Intelligence 1/2

May 1

6 Ways to Become More Likeable

Apr 29-May 1

 HARDEST TRACK: STUDENT CHOOSES EITHER PAPER OR MATH OPTION, OR BOTH

-For those doing Paper Option,
Paper Rewrites as Assigned by Mentors

 -For those dong Math Option,

McKellar, Math Doesn’t Suck*, 1/3

Week 18 May 6

Book Debrief

May 6-13

Robinson, Intelligence 2/2

May 8

Understanding Modern Structures of Power

May 6-13

-Student Papers (Details TBA)

-Alternative to Student Paper: McKellar, Math Doesn’t Suck*, 2/3

HARDEST TRACK: STUDENT CHOOSES EITHER PAPER OR MATH OPTION, OR BOTH

Week 19 May 13

Book Debrief

May 13-19

James Russell Lowell,

 “The Present Crisis”

May 15

Reframing Your Ideal

May 13-19

-Student Papers (Details TBA)

-Alternative to Student Paper: McKellar, Math Doesn’t Suck*, 3/3

HARDEST TRACK: STUDENT CHOOSES EITHER PAPER OR MATH OPTION, OR BOTH

Week 20 May 20

Book Debrief

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Read lots for fun and post on your discussion group!

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Read lots for fun and post thoughts on your discussion group!

*For students who find this mathematics book too basic, contact mentors for more advanced math book(s).

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