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Words Aptly Spoken: Children's Literature

Words Aptly Spoken: Children's Literature


by Classical Conversations

SKU: 2855872


ISBN-13: 9780982984512

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This guide contains aids to examine the popular children's novels listed below from a Christian perspective:

  • The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis
  • The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates
  • The Door In The Wall by Marguerite De Angeli
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham
  • Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers by Ralph Moody
  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  • The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom
  • A Gathering of Days by Joan Blos
  • Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
  • Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi
  • The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

    Many of them Newbery-Award winners, all of them carefully selected to capture the interest of Challenge A and B students. Review Questions are provided so that parents and students can talk about characters, plot, setting, theme, and focus for greater clarity and improved comprehension. Thought Questions develop analytical examination of the book in relation to other works of literature, moral standards, or just personal circumstance. Students are introduced to tools of literary analysis, such as character charts, chronologies, maps, and chapter summaries. Finally, a short biography of each author represented, to provide a historical and personal context behind the story. In short, this companion study guide provides a tool for your home school to not only enjoy classic literature, but to examine the craft of great writing so that your student can begin to craft his or her own masterpiece.

  • Product: Words Aptly Spoken: Children's Literature
    Vendor: Classical Conversations
    Binding Type: Perfect
    Minimum Grade: 6th Grade
    Maximum Grade: Up
    Number of Pages: 143
    Weight: 0.0001 pounds
    Length: 0.5 inches
    Width: 8 inches
    Height: 10 inches
    Vendor Part Number: AS035
    Subject: Literature
    Curriculum Name: Classical Conversations
    Learning Style: Auditory, Kinesthetic, Visual
    Teaching Method: Charlotte Mason, Classical, Unit Study, Unschooling
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