Suffer Little Children, book 2 Study Schedule

Suffer Little Children, Book Two (this is, as of this posting, available at Christianbooks.com. You want the workbook and the teacher’s manual. The series is by Gertrude Hoeksema, and is written from a Reformed perspective, and while I did make some occasional changes (notably, their approach to the book of Esther), it’s very meaty and solid.) We usually did this with students a year or two older than suggested by the book and they read the teacher’s manual.

o Read section called Background and Introduction on page 12. Then read 2 Samuel 6. Narrate. Now read the rest of page 12 and page 13.
o Get out the workbook and do the work on pages 2 and 3 (copy a map for each of you).
o Read section called Background and Introduction on page 14. Then read 2 Samuel chapters 7 and 9. Then read the rest of the material on pages 14 and 15. Narrate.
o Read section called Background and Introduction on page 16. Read II Samuel 11. Read the rest of the material on pages 16 and 17. Narrate.
o Read background and introduction paragraph on page 18. Read 2 Samuel 12. Narrate. Read rest of material on pages 18 and 19. Tell me something new you learned from the lesson pages Read Psalm 51. We also have this set to music on the Steven and Annie Chapman CD. You can listen to it if you like.
o Page 20 Background and Introduction Paragraph. Now read 2 Samuel 15. Narrate. Read rest of material on pages 20 and 21. Tell me something new you learned from the lesson pages
o Do worksheet 2 on pages 4 and 5. Make two copies of the map to fill in.
o Read page 22 Background and Introduction. Read II Samuel 16:15-chapter 17. Narrate. Read the rest of pages 22 and 23. Tell me something new you learned from the lesson pages.
o Read page 24, background and introduction paragraph, read 2 Sam. 18-19:8. Narrate. Read rest of pages 24 and 25 and tell me something new you thought about from reading the lesson pages.
o Read page 26 background and introduction paragraph. Read 2 Samuel 19:11 to chapter 21 (including 21). Narrate. Read the rest of the lesson pages. Tell me some new idea you have about this passage based on reading the lesson pages.
o Read background and information section at the top of page 28. Read 2 Sam. 24 and 1 Chronicles 21. Narrate. Read the rest of the lesson pages. Tell me some new idea you got from these pages.
o Do worksheet 3 on pages 6 and 7 of the workbook
o Lesson 13, Read Background Introduction, read Bible passage, narrate.
o Cont. lesson 13, read lesson pages, tell me something new.
o Lesson 14, read Background and Introduction; read Bible passage, narrate,
o Lesson 14 continued: read lesson pages, tell me something new.
o Lesson 15, read Background and Intro paragraph, read Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 15 continued, read lesson pages, tell me something new.
o Lesson 16, read background and intro paragraph, read Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 16 cont. Read lesson pages, tell me something new.
o Worksheet 4, pages 8 and 9 of workbook.
o Lesson 17, read background paragraph, read Bible passage, narrate. (you can skip your other Bible reading for today).
o Lesson 17, cont. Read lesson pages, tell me something you learned.
o Lesson 18; read background and intro para. Read Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 18, cont. read lesson pages, tell me what you learned.
o Lesson 19, read introduction, read Bible passages, narrate.
o Lesson 19, continued, read lesson pages. Tell me what you learned.
o Lesson 20, Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 20, cont. Read lesson pages. Tell me something you learned.
o Worksheet 5, pages 10 and 11 in book.
o Worksheet 5, page 12 in the book.
o Lesson 21 Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate.
o 21, cont. Read lesson pages. Tell me something you learned.
o Lesson 22 Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 23, cont. Read lesson pages. Tell me something you learned.
o Lesson 24 Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 24, cont. Read lesson pages, tell me something you learned.
o WORKSHEET- do worksheet six, page 13
o Do worksheet six, pages 14-16 (print two copies of those pages for coloring)
o Lesson 25, Get out your Bible and read the lesson page 54, looking up scriptures as they are mentioned in the lesson. Narrate.
o Lesson 25, cont. continue reading Bible passage along with the lesson on page 55 (and the last three lines on page 54). Narrate.
o Lesson 26, Read page 56, using your Bible to look up and read passages mentioned. Narrate.
o Lesson 26, cont. Read page 57, using your Bible to look up and read passages mentioned. Draw an illustration of one of these proverbs.
o Lesson 27- Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 27, cont. Read lesson pages, tell me some new thought or idea you have about the passage.
o Lesson 28, Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 28, cont. Read lesson pages, tell me some new insight you gained from this.
o Lesson 29, Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 29, cont. Read lesson pages, tell me some new insight you gained from this.
o Lesson 30, Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 30, cont. cont. Read lesson pages, tell me some new insight you gained from this.
o Lesson 31, Lesson 30, Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 31, cont. Read rest of lesson pages, tell me what new thing you thought of while reading.
o Lesson 32, Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 32, cont. Read rest of lesson pages, tell me what new thing you thought of while reading.
o WORKSHEET- do number 8, page 19 and the bottom half of page 20
o Worksheet- print a copy of the crowns on page 20, color as directed. Tape them to wall around a map of divided kingdom in Geography Hall. Tape yarn from the crown to the kingdom (Judah or Israel) where that kind reigned.
o Lesson 33: Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate
o Lesson 33, cont. read lesson pages, narrate.
o Lesson 34, Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate
o Lesson 34, cont. Read lesson pages, narrate
o WORKSHEET- page 21, 22
o Lesson 35, Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage. Narrate
o Lesson 35, cont, Read lesson pages, do the things mom has marked or written down.
o Lesson 36, Read Background and Introduction paragraph. Read the Bible passage.
o Lesson 36, cont. read lesson pages, do the things mom has marked or written down.
o WORKSHEET NINE
o Lesson 37, Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage. Read Lesson pages.
o Lesson 37, cont. Narrate yesterday’s Bible reading.
o Lesson 38, Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage.
o Lesson 38, cont. Read lesson pages, do the things Mom has marked or written down on those pages.
o Lesson 39, Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage.
o Lesson 39, cont. Read lesson pages, do the things Mom has marked or written down on those pages.
o Lesson 40, Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 40, cont. read lesson pages, narrate.
o WORKSHEET- Number 10, complete page 23
o WORKSHEET- complete mapwork on page 25
o WORKSHEET, complete bottom of page 25.
o Lesson 41- Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 41, cont- read lesson pages, Read lesson pages, do the things Mom has marked or written down on those pages.
o Lesson 42, Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 42, cont. read lesson pages, Read lesson pages, do the things Mom has marked or written down on those pages.
o Lesson 43, Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage.
o Lesson 43, cont. read lesson pages, Read lesson pages, do the things Mom has marked or written down on those pages.
o Lesson 44, Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 44, Cont. Read lesson pages and tell Mom two things you learned.
o WORKSHEET- 11, do page 26
o Worksheet 11, do page 27
o Lesson 45, Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 45 cont. Read lesson pages, narrate.
o Lesson 46 Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 45, cont. Read lesson pages and tell Mom two things you learned.
o Lesson 46, Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 46, cont. Read lesson pages and tell Mom two things you learned.
o Lesson 47, Read background information and introduction paragraph. Read Bible passage. Narrate.
o Lesson 47, cont. do lesson pages and the things Mom has marked or written.
o Lesson 48, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 48 cont. Lesson pages. Narrate. Mark Ahaziah and Jehu on chart
o WORKSHEET- Number 12, pages 28 and 29
o Lesson 49: Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 49, cont. do lesson pages and the things Mom has marked or written.
o Lesson 50, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 50 cont. do lesson pages and the things Mom has marked or written.
o Lesson 51, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 51, cont. do lesson pages and the things Mom has marked or written.
o Lesson 52, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 52, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o WORKSHEET!! Do the whole worksheet.
o Lesson 53, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 53, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 54, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 55, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate. Complete pages.
o Lesson 56, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 56, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o WORKSHEET 14, pages 33, do mapwork up to number 5
o Complete mapwork on pages 32, 33
o Lesson 57, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 57, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 58, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 58, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate. Complete pages.
o Lesson 59, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 59, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 60, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 60, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Worksheet 15, part one
o Worksheet 15, part two
o Lesson 61, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 61, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 62, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 62, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate. Complete pages.
o Lesson 63, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 63, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 64, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 64, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Worksheet 16, page 35
o Worksheet 16 page 36
o Lesson 65, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 65, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 66, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 66, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate. Complete pages.
o Lesson 67, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 67, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 68, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 68, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o WORKSHEET 17, page 38
o Worksheet 17, page 39, attach crowns to map of divided kingdom, with yarn from crowns to correct kingdom
o Lesson 69, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 69, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 70, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 70, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate. Complete pages.
o Lesson 71, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 71, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 72, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 72, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Worksheet 18, pages 40, 41
o Lesson 73, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 73, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 74, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 74, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate. Complete pages.
o Lesson 75, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 75, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 76, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 76, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o WORKSHEET 19
o Lesson 77, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 77, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 78, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 78, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate. Complete pages.
o Lesson 79, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 79, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 80, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 80, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o WORKSHEET 20
o Lesson 81, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 81, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 82, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 82, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate. Complete pages.
o Lesson 83, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 83, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 84, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 84, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o WORKSHEET 21, PAGE 46
o WORKSHEET 21, PAGE 27
o Lesson 85, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 85, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 86, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 86, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate. Complete pages.
o Lesson 87, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 87, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 88, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 88, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o WORKSHEET 22 PAGE 49
o WORKSHEET 22 PAGE 50
o Lesson 89, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 89, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 90, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 90, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate. Complete pages.
o Lesson 91, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 91, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o Lesson 92, Read first two paragraphs in the lesson, read the Bible passage, narrate.
o Lesson 92, cont. do lesson pages, mark the kings on the chart if that’s listed, tell me two things you learned.
o WORKSHEET 23, PAGE 51, 52

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Reading

“He that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently divert and pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, so in all fortunes.”  Isaac Barrow

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Malawi Mouse Boys

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Trump’s Warsaw Speech

Read it for yourself. (there’s video there, too)

Watch it for yourself (forty minutes)

Tiny excerpt:

“Finally, on both sides of the Atlantic, our citizens are confronted by yet another danger — one firmly within our control. This danger is invisible to some but familiar to the Poles: the steady creep of government bureaucracy that drains the vitality and wealth of the people. The West became great not because of paperwork and regulations but because people were allowed to chase their dreams and pursue their destinies.

Americans, Poles, and the nations of Europe value individual freedom and sovereignty. We must work together to confront forces, whether they come from inside or out, from the South or the East, that threaten over time to undermine these values and to erase the bonds of culture, faith and tradition that make us who we are. If left unchecked, these forces will undermine our courage, sap our spirit, and weaken our will to defend ourselves and our societies.”

 

 

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The Wonderful World of Mathematics Reading Schedule

The Wonderful World of Mathematics
by Lancelot Hogben
Other resources: Plan to look at the moon every single night for a month and draw it on a calendar or chart created for the purpose.
A biography of Sir Isaac Newton
A compass and protractor
The book Sir Comference
The movie Longitude (optional)
Timeline and world map (always add figures and events from your reading to an ongoing timeline, and always look up places on a map or globe).

For: Students from about 8-12. Younger students will need more help from you, older students should be able to do more independently (ideally).
Length: If you do one of the bubbled assignments each week, you should be done in about 24 weeks. It should be supplemental, not your math program, so this may be about right. I would suggest two days a week on one of the scheduled readings, to give the student time to linger over the material and illustrations.
Do not repost or republish elsewhere, this is for your own personal use, not to be resold, reposted, republished, etc, in any form.

(Make sure you read all the captions and examine the illustrations as well as reading the text. The pages in this book are worth lingering over)
o Read to page nine. Tell me what you read about.
o Every night this month look at the moon and draw it on a calendar (make sure your drawing faces the same way the moon does).
o Cross off the dates of the month for each day you draw the moon)
o 1 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 ,17 ,18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 at the end of the month tell me what you discover. Meanwhile, continue:
o Read pages 10 and 11. Narrate to me.
o Read pages 12 and 13- narrate. practice with a compass and protractor finding right angles
o Read pages 14 and 15. Narrate. Look up plumb line in the concordance and read that Bible passage. Explain to me what it means.
o Read pages 16-19. Narrate to me.
o Read pages 20-21, narrate
o Read pages 22-23. Narrate. Try to make a Mesopotamian abacas with beads and grooves and work the math problem. Ask mom for help.
o Read pages 24, 25. Narrate. Read Sir Cumference. Narrate
o Read pages 26 -29. Narrate
o Read pages 30-33, tell me about some of the important ideas here.
o Read pages 34- 37, put one of these people on the timeline, and tell me about what you read.
o Read pages 38-39 *just the first column of page 39, narrate. Try to work the problem.
o Read pages 39 (column 2 ) to page 41. Narrate.
o Read to page 43. Narrate.
o Read 46-49. Narrate. Find Portugal on the map.
o Read pages 50-51, narrate.
o Read pages 52-55, narrate
o Read pages 56-59, narrate. Sometime this week watch the movie Longitude
o Read pages 60-61 Narrate.
o Read a biography of Isaac Newton (we have one)
o Read pages 62-65, narrate
o Read pages 66-67, Narrate
o Pick one topic from this book to research further- tell me the topic, and I will help with the research.

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