Language Arts Course Set

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Honors Book Studies are created to help the student learn to analyze, to appreciate, and to gain insight and inspiration from good and beautiful literature.

  • Can be completed independently by the student or in a group, class, or book club setting.
  • Guides the student through the book and covers the following subjects (depending on the Honors Book Study chosen): literature, poetry, writing (mainly essay composition, article writing, and effective writing skills), vocabulary, author study, art appreciation, and geography. (Art instruction is not included).
  • Each Honors Book Study has a different focus and provides a variety of engaging and thought-provoking activities.
    • Books are more challenging than the required reading in the Language Arts courses.
    • Complete as few or as many of the Honors Book Studies as desired in any order. Honors Book Studies are not designed to take the place of the High School Language Arts Courses; rather, they are are to be used in addition to the courses for those students who work at a faster pace and can use more challenging work.

Available Book Studies

Honors Book Study Little Men

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This 20-page PDF Book Study guides the student through a literary analysis of Little Men, with a focus on the themes and messages, the literary value, the beloved characters in Louisa May Alcott books, a biography of the author, and challenging vocabulary words from the book. It also teaches the student how to write a response paper by having the student read and analyze sample response papers to Little Men and then guiding the student through the steps of writing a response paper at the end of the Book Study.  

Honors Book Study Pride and Prejudice

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Future Release
 

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To complete a Book Study, you will need the following items: the Book Study booklet and the associated reading book (not available in PDF format).

Honors Book Study Little Men (PDF)

$5.00
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This 20-page PDF Book Study guides the student through a literary analysis of Little Men, with a focus on the themes and messages, the literary value, the beloved characters in Louisa May Alcott books, a biography of the author, and challenging vocabulary words from the book. It also teaches the student how to write a response paper by having the student read and analyze sample response papers to Little Men and then guiding the student through the steps of writing a response paper at the end of the Book Study.
 
Printed Book Study and Little Men paperback book coming soon!

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To complete a Book Study, you will need the following items: the Book Study booklet and the associated reading book.

Honors Book Study Little Men

$7.99
Details

This 20-page PDF Book Study guides the student through a literary analysis of Little Men, with a focus on the themes and messages, the literary value, the beloved characters in Louisa May Alcott books, a biography of the author, and challenging vocabulary words from the book. It also teaches the student how to write a response paper by having the student read and analyze sample response papers to Little Men and then guiding the student through the steps of writing a response paper at the end of the Book Study.

 

Little Men by Loiusa May Alcott

$9.99
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Level 11
July had come, and haying begun; the little gardens were doing finely and the long summer days were full of pleasant hours. The house stood open from morning till night, and the lads lived out of doors, except at school time. The lessons were short, and there were many holidays, for the Bhaers believed in cultivating healthy bodies by much exercise, and our short summers are best used in out-of-door work. Such a rosy, sunburnt, hearty set as the boys became; such appetites as they had; such sturdy arms and legs, as outgrew jackets and trousers; such laughing and racing all over the place; such antics in house and barn; such adventures in the tramps over hill and dale; and such satisfaction in the hearts of the worthy Bhaers, as they  saw their flock prospering in mind and body, I cannot begin to describe.

Miss Jo March, the beloved character from Little Women—now Mrs. Jo Bhaer—fills her home at Plumfield with boys in need of guidance, an education, and, above all, affection. The children are full of mischievous and amusing lards in each chapter. Discover with the Plumfield household how, despite some disastrous events, "love is a flower that grows in any soil [and] works its sweet miracles undaunted by autumn frost or winter snow."

"With incredibly beautiful, descriptive writing, Alcott tells the endearing story of Plumfield, a home and school for boys, where Mr. and Mrs. Bhaer provide their boys with a very different type of education and a lot of love. Powerful messages in this book include devotion to family, self-control, patience, respect for parents, gentleness, creativity, love of learning, hard work, optimism, proper use of money, and humility. This is a classic that should not be missed."—Jenny Phillips

The Little Men Honors Book Study is available to accompany this book.

300 pages

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Grammar and Writing Guide

$22.99
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This non-consumable guide can be used to aid parents with any of The Good and the Beautiful courses, and it is required for students using the High School 1-3 Language Arts Courses. The Guide contains the main instruction for writing, grammar, usage, and punctuation, and the high school language arts lessons refer to this guide often. Many sections in this 98-page guide give links for videos that can be watched for further help.

Grammar and Writing Guide (PDF)

$18.00
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This non-consumable guide can be used to aid parents with any of The Good and the Beautiful courses, and it is required for the High School 1-4 Language Arts Courses. The Guide contains the main instruction for writing, grammar, usage, and punctuation and the high school unit booklets refer to this guide often. Many sections in this guide give links for videos that can be watched for further help.

Full-color
11” x 8.5”
98 pages
PDF for self-printing

More Honors Book Studies to Come!

Authors for future releases include Jane Austen (clean language versions), Cornelia Meigs, C.S. Lewis, Kate Douglass Wiggins, Mary E. Ropes, Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards, W.H.G. Kingston, and more. Choose the Honors Book Studies that best complement your student’s education and interests.

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