King Alfred’s English:
A History of the Language We Speak
and Why We Should Be Glad We Do
A CBD TOP TEN PICK for Homeschooling
Nominated for CSPA Book of the Year
Used in Christian schools and Homeschools
Want your student to absorb more English history than you ever thought possible? Or actually think grammar is intriguing? 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. Recommended for ages 12-adult
“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
Student Page–a chapter by chapter expansion of topics using free online articles, videos, and images along with suggested activities, many of which are fun as well as educational.
Teacher Materials –These materials include worksheets for each chapter and tests that cover each unit. The author also gives a list of suggested minimum requirements for a unit study. ALL 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
Books For Younger Readers
TWO FREE TOOLS FOR HISTORY AND BIBLE
These have been used by fourth grade history classes through adult Bible studies. Both are great for getting a framework of world history in place.
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–
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!