Grammar Stage Literature
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CCHs Literature of Western Civilization units utilizes the plan described in Christine Millers Literature in the Grammar Stage article, to expose children to the best of the 1000 good books, building their proficieny and literacy year by year. The goal of CCHs grammar stage literature curriculum is to give children not only exposure to that literature necessary for all children to be truly educated, but to prepare them in reading ability for the more advanced Great Books of Western Civilization that they will encounter in the dialectic and rhetoric stages. Many of the literature selections have also been designed to dovetail seamlessly with CCHs History of Western Civilization units for the grammar stage as well.
Kindergarten Literature from the 1000 Good Books List
1st Grade Literature from the 1000 Good Books List
2nd Grade Literature from the 1000 Good Books List
3rd Grade Literature from the 1000 Good Books List
4th Grade Literature from the 1000 Good Books List
5th Grade Literature from the from the 1000 Good Books List
6th Grade Literature from the 1000 Good Books List
Grammar Stage Literature Teachers Resources
Honey for a Childs Heart
Subtitled: the imaginative use of books in family life. This is the most important book on this page for parents, homeschooling or not. Mrs. Hunt discusses the topics of the Bequest of Wings, Milk & Honey, What Makes a Good Book, Fantasy and Realism, Poetry, The Pleasure of a Shared Adventure (an important chapter for families), Honey From the Rock, Who Influences Your Children?, and Making Decisions About Books, all from an unashamed Christian perspective. Her graded and annotated bibliography is frosting on the cake. Mrs. Hunt says, That is what a book does. It introduces us to people and places we wouldnt ordinarily know. A good book is a magic gateway into a wider world of wonder, beauty, delight, and adventure. Books are experiences that make us grow, that add something to our inner stature. Children and books go together in a special way. I cant imagine any pleasure greater than bringing to the uncluttered, supple mind of a child the delight of knowing God and the many rich things He has given us to enjoy. This is every parents privilege, and books are his keenest tools. Children dont stumble onto good books by themselves; they must be introduced to the wonder of words put together in such a way that they spin out pure joy and magic. Parents, in this day and age, dont stumble onto good books by themselves either, and Honey for a Childs Heart shows them the way.
Books Children Love
Subtitled: A Guide to the Best Childrens Literature. This book is one big annotated listing of real, living, twaddle-free books and literature for homeschoolers who like to use real books first and textbooks second in their curriculum. The listings are graded by reading levels. The subjects covered include: animals, art and architecture, Bible & spiritual teaching, biography, crafts, hobbies & domestic arts, dance, drama, geography & history, handicaps, horticulture, humor, language, literature, mathematics, miscellaneous, music, outdoor activities, physical education, reference & research, science & technology, special days & seasons, and concludes with a section on supplemental teaching resources. The majority of the books listed are for the grammar stage.
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