Ages 7 to 9

Semester 1
Main text: Homeric Hymns
Poetry: Robert Louis Stevenson
Shakespeare: Midsummer Night's Dream
Second text: Jungle Book
History: Origins of Western Civilizations: Minoans and Mycenaeans
Essay: Oral Poetry

Semester 2
Main text: Iliad (Fagles Prose translation)
Poetry: Pope's Iliad/ Chaucer Troilus
Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida
Second text: The Princess and the Goblin
History: Outline History of Classical Greece
Essay: Pathos in the Iliad