A History of the Language We Speak and Why We Should Be Glad We Do
Want your student to absorb and retain more English history than you ever thought possible? Would you like your 8th grader to suddenly find grammar intriguing? Then try this unique combination study of both English and history. Join the adventure and you will never look at words, grammar, Shakespeare, the Bible, and language the same. The book caps off with the story of the Reformation and the fascinating struggle to get the Bible into English. Recommended for ages 12-adult…MORE INFO
- Chosen for Homeschool.com’s Top Homeschooling Curriculum in 2014
- A CBD TOP TEN PICK for homeschooling in 2010 (year published)
- Nominated for CSPA Book of the Year 2011
- Selected for Heart of Dakota’s high school curriculum package
- Used in Christian schools, home schools, and homeschool cooperatives
“Honestly, I’m not even sure where to begin with this review. I am absolutely blown away with what I read, learned, and the laugh out loud moments I had while reading this.” —Melissa, homeschooling mom and blogger at www.gchomeschool.com
FREE SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL TO EXPAND THE BOOK:
- Worksheets for each chapter
- Tests that cover each unit
- How to use King Alfred’s English as the sole text for a 1/2 unit credit in either English or history by taking advantage of the free supplemental resources above and those on the Student Page (described below).
Student Page –chapter by chapter expansion of topics using free online articles, videos, images, and original source material along with suggested activities, many of which are fun as well as educational.
ALL OF THE ABOVE SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS ARE FREE
“STOP! Don’t scroll through – This isn’t ‘just another review’ so I’m going to put it in the top paragraph. Buy This Book. Read This Book. It NEEDS to be in your library. What is the book? King Alfred’s English from The Shorter Word.” —Angie, homeschooling mom and blogger at pebblekeeper.wordpress.com
TWO FREE TOOLS FOR HISTORY AND BIBLE
These have been used by fourth grade history classes through adult Bible studies. Both are great for giving your student a simplified framework of world history that can be easily remembered.
A totally unique timeline! Not too dense, easy to follow, apologetics-based, and with a creation science time-scheme. It has one of the clearest layouts available for meshing Bible history with the rest of western world history. For Grades 4 through adult. Download is free for a limited time only– READ MORE VIEW TIMELINE OR DOWNLOAD FOR FREE
To enhance the Timeline or to use alone
Pack of Tricks is a free guide to use with your world history or Bible study. The “tricks” include memory devices, dates that do double duty, and easily associated events or people which act as anchors for a basic overall framework of western world history and especially for the Bible. Download or just have a look–it’s all free! READ MORE
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