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Junior High Reading Selections
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Philippians 4:8 "Finally, brethern, whatsoever things are true,
whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things
are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report;
if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things."
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forward for High School suggestions,
or back to the Parent Book Shelf.
Have questions about High School the Charlotte Mason way? Try
my CM High School page for sample schedules
and topical essays.
for this level is usually exploring a wide variety of styles and cultures.
Oxford Book of English Verse
Suggested Optional Reading
the World by C. M. Mason. Weekly devotional poetry, very thought-provoking!
North & South Americas
Isle by Jacqeline Hacsi
(an economics primer-but very funny)
Ethics and Morals
Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein
includes elves, wizards, dragons and more; but intended to be universal
symbols of the battles of Good and Evil. Not a Parable, the author insisted
that his tales were merely meant to be a modern epic.
of the Ring (& the Hobbit, box set of 4 volumes) by J.R.R. Tolkein
The rest of the story- a modern fantasy epic of Good against Evil.
Ocean World Jacques Ives Cousteau. A huge and beautiful journey through
the sea, with color photos.
For A Living Fossil by Clyner
(evolution discussion topic- the Coelocanth)
Ethics of the Dust, by Ruskin
Josh McDowell's Evidence that Demands a Verdict
The Way Things Work, by David Macaulay
Exploring Planet Earth, The Journey of Discovery, from Early Civilization
to Future Exploration, by John Tiner
Unlocking the Mysteries of Creation, by Dennis Peterson
Diary of an Edwardian Lady VIDEO. A dramatization of the life of author
& naturalist Edith Holden from 1877, depicting her girlhood, her family
life on up to her eventual tragic death. Filmed on location.
Days : Creating Discovery Journals By Karen Skidmore Ratcliffe. Learn
how to make Journals for each subject area, from History to Nature Journals.
Ministries 7th & 8th Grade General/Physical Science for homeschooling.
Creationist, but the real skills of the sciences are what is emphasized
rather than the Creation/Evolution mess. If your student needs information
on Creationism vs Evolution, check out the ICR. Minimal parent involvement,
student should expect 1 hour a day including labs. Try the on-line weekly
quiz! Previous Q & A are posted.
Exploring Gray's Anatomy : A Fact-Filled Coloring Book
Marine Biology Coloring Book by Thomas M. Niesen, Wynn Kapit (Illustrator)
These are incredible - detailed and beautiful!
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lemon, let me know why! I'm only human- maybe I read something without
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