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King Alfred’s English: Book--King Alfred's English

A History of the Language We Speak and Why We Should Be Glad We Do

7th Grade–Adult

 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 


“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



Teacher PageThe optional supplemental materials on this page include:

  1. Worksheets for each chapter
  2. Tests that cover each unit
  3. 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

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