A History of the Language We Speak and Why We Should Be Glad We Do
Want your 8th grader to suddenly think that grammar is intriguing? Would you mind if your 9th grader wanted to read funny tidbits about English history to the family at dinner? These are just some of the responses from students who have studied King Alfred’s English. Join the adventure and try this unique combination study of both English and history. The book caps off with the story of the Reformation and the fascinating struggle to get the Bible into English.
You will never look at words, grammar, Shakespeare, the Bible, or language the same way again! 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
- Chosen for Top 101 Educational Websites by Educents
- 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
“In my 26 years of homeschooling, I have rarely found a book like yours; full of godly, interesting information and presented in such an engaging way. Going through your book with my children is something we still talk about together. I just wanted you to know that I am recommending this book to all of my readers as a MUST for advanced (high school) language arts.” —Sherry Hayes www.largefamilymothering.com
FREE SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL EXPANDS THE BOOK
TO A ONE SEMESTER COURSE:
- 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.
“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
More about the book (1 min. video)