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  • Item #: 005984
    ISBN: 9781623412456
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    Subtitled "Historical Context for the Good and Great Books" from the Institute for Excellence in Writing this collection of book titles includes writings, biographies, plays, recordings, and films to portray a history of mankind. Created in a simple spreadsheet format, the columns represent: description/time period, title of resource, author, and approximate age/ability level of student. The material is chronologically indexed using Ancients, the Middles Ages, Renaissance/Reformation and the Modern World.

    The purpose of this resource is to save parents/teachers time planning out lessons. It can be used with any homeschool approach or teaching style. Use this guide to organize your history and literature studies from elementary to high school. Add a date to when your student completed a resource, and you can then transfer that to a transcript. Updated in 2016, this resource now includes instructions and samples for reader-response journaling as well. Literature for the Ancient period (5000 BC-400 AD) includes: Streams of Civilization, Book of Virtues, Adam and His Kin, Great Pyramid, Epic of Gilgamesh, D'Aulaire's Book of Myths, and many more. Some examples from the Middle Ages (400 AD-1450) are: Tales from Shakespeare, Story of the World Volume 2, Famous Men of the Middle Ages, Making of a Knight, Lantern Bearers, Beowulf, and several more. Books for the Renaissance/Reformation (1450-1850) include: America's God and Country, Leonardo DaVinci, Kite Fighters, Luther the Leader, Tempest, Under God, Along Came Galileo, Leviathan, and many others. Some selections for the Modern World (1850-present) are: Big Sky, David Copperfield, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Little Women, Old Yeller, Moccasin Trail, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Winston Churchill, Dracula, Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Hobbit and more.

    Each page has a quote from a resource and many of these have Christian content, mentioning God, the church, Christ, faith, God's sovereignty and mercy, and prevailing with God's help. 92 pgs, pb, spiral-bound. ~Sara

  • Item #: 008660
    ISBN: 9780440905608
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    Author Robert Nye's interpretation of the Anglo-Saxon epic in straightforward, understandable language for young readers. He has taken the original poem, and has retold it in a more familiar story format. 103 pgs.

  • Item #: 002007
    ISBN: 9780967738796
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    It sure is!  It’s about time someone made an inexpensive, spiral-bound timeline affordable enough to use for specific studies or for one-year use. Timelines are a wonderful tool for putting events and people into context as they are studied during the year - if you can get your children into the “timeline habit”.  Reading about Isaac Newton and the “discovery” of gravity in science?  Chart it!  Using the Phythagorean theorem in math?  Put in on!  Reading Beowulf in literature?  Add it, too!  You get the idea.  By the end of the year, they should have a great visual overview of the year to reflect back on.  Another great feature of this timeline is its flexibility. You customize the pages to fit your needs.  Each divided column can be a year, decade, century, or whatever you decide.  Focus in or get the big picture - it adapts to your needs.  The shaded row along the center can be used to record the time periods for that page.  The shaded row at the top can contain a page title, or period designation.  Divided lines that separate the ruled columns can also be used to categorize entries by topic or subject area. 28 blank form pages and a sample page gives ideas on customizing timelines.

  • Item #: MPL9TH
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  • Item #: MPC9PK
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  • Item #: 070565
    ISBN: 9781945186073
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  • Item #: 069970
    ISBN: 9780393912494
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      A compilation of excerpts from major pieces of English Literature starting with 7th century Anglo-Saxon authors (Bede and Beowulf) through Sir Thomas Mallory and Everyman (1400s) and including Irish literature, Chaucer, William Langland, and mystery plays among others. Included in the Well-Planned Gal’s high school Essential Book Pack for Cultures & Ideas (#WPECHI), this is an excellent resource for many high school lit courses. Purchase of the book gives you access to a number of resources on the publisher’s website. These include a study plan, period introduction overview, timeline, period introduction quiz, reading comprehension quizzes, flashcards, and information on a number of places mentioned in literature, author portraits, and maps. 559 pgs, pb. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 068478
    ISBN: 9781454925217
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  • Item #: 067604
    ISBN: 9780712356435
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  • Item #: 067475
    ISBN: 9780486813424
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  • Item #: 065464
    ISBN: 9781591281443
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     Beowulf paired with T.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit; 15 days. Supplementary readings include two essays by Doug Wilson – Beowulf: The UnChrist and Chiastic Structure in Beowulf. 219 pgs, pb

  • Item #: 060761
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  • Item #: 057398
    ISBN: 9781411469440
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  • Item #: 053624
    ISBN: 9780451530967
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    Version used with Logos Literature Guide. Signet Classics edition translated, with an introduction by Burton Raffel. Glossary of names included.

  • Item #: 053394
    ISBN: 9780984520572
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    ISBN: 9781586096397
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    ISBN: 9781586096380
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  • Item #: 050322
    ISBN: 9780763672973
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    Well known as one of the greatest heroic poems in Old English, Beowulf recounts the tales and adventures of the character with the same moniker. In the first adventure, Beowulf, a young nobleman from southern Sweden, comes to the aid of the King of Denmark by fighting the monster Grendel. In the second tale, after 50 years of peaceful rule, Beowulf is called upon to fight the dragon that has been terrorizing his country. Thought to be written sometime between the late 7th and early 11th centuries, the original author is unknown.

  • Item #: 046123
    ISBN: 9781882514458
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    Continuing their literature series and including many of the characteristics of the Greenleaf Guide to Ancient Literature, this course is designed to provide the first year of a three-year survey of British and American Literature. Again utilizing whole works rather than excerpts, this course includes studies of Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and selections from the Canterbury Tales and Hamlet (including the modern, worldview-shifting perspective from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead). There are 23 lessons, each expected to take about a week to complete, written directly (and often with a subtle, tongue-in-cheek humor) to the student, leading them to dig deeper into the shades of understanding of the literary piece as well as the culture and worldview of the author. The study guide – really a consumable worktext providing both the questions and plenty of space to write responses – starts with "typical" questions such as vocabulary development and sequence of events, but there is a spiraling intensity as the questions continue that quickly draws out more thoughtful responses. Most of the literature selections are written from a Christian worldview perspective.

    There are occasional writing suggestions (but no writing instruction) and many of the questions could be deepened into essays. Parents are strongly encouraged to read along with the student, and while I always think this is an excellent idea, I tend to be a little irritated when forced to do so: like other Greenleaf guides, there are no answer keys or even talking points provided. Students and parents are on their own in terms of evaluation. With the exception of Hamlet, specific versions (translations) of each work are referenced. We've listed these below. The Medieval Lit Study Package includes each of these books along with the Greenleaf Guide. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 041931
    ISBN: 9781400096220
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    For those who want to truly dig in to the classic English poem about Beowulf and his three battles with monsters, this edition by Howell D. Chickering, Jr. provides all you need. It includes an informative introduction about the poem's plot, themes, structure, and style, a guide to reading the poem aloud as it was originally intended to be, notes on its background, critical commentary, and more. The poem is presented in Anglo-Saxon Old English on left-hand pages and the modern English translation on right-hand pages. The back of the book contains translations of many Old English words into modern English, so students can translate eight of the most famous passages into modern English on their own. This edition will give students a deep understanding of the first major poem in English literature. 446 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 038786
    ISBN: 9780486454498
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    Beowulf is one of literature's legendary heroes, but students often find the original text hard to read. This masterfully retold version uses simpler prose to share the stories of Beowulf's epic battles with dragons and Grendel the ogre in a more readable way that is even great for reading aloud to younger kids. By H.E. Marshall, the story stays true to the original while making it more accessible to readers. 54 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 038753
    ISBN: 9780486456553
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  • Item #: 034727
    ISBN: 9780393320978
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    In this edition, the 3100+ lines of the poem are presented side-by-side in Old English and modern English. The highly readable, modern translation is done by author Seamus Heaney, the 1995 laureate for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Heaney also writes the introduction, which provides historical background and some analysis of the poem. - Anh

  • Item #: 027367
    ISBN: 9781944892142
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  • Item #: 027233
    ISBN: 9781944892128
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  • Item #: 027213
    ISBN: 9781944892159
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  • Item #: 026978
    ISBN: 9781944892135
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  • Item #: 017271
    ISBN: 9780763630232
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    This graphic novel adaptation of Beowulf brings the epic poem to a whole new audience. Striking, intense illustrations portray Beowulf's battles as he slays the dragon Grendel. (While beautifully done, the illustrations are dark and rather gruesome; you may want to preview before handing to younger readers.) Accompanying the illustrations is a new adaptation of the poem. This text is based on the translation by A. J. Church in 1904. According to the author's note, "This is a colloquial translation, and we have attempted to strike a balance between easy readability and the poetic drama found in our favorite verse translations…" This book is a great way to introduce Beowulf to reluctant or younger readers before studying the full-length poem. By Gareth Hinds. 128 pgs, pb.
  • Item #: 015291
    ISBN: 9781615383214
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