Language Arts Course

Includes:
Level 8 Book Study
Details:

Why were the book studies created?
The Good and the Beautiful curriculum has no Level 8 Language Arts course. The language arts courses go from Level 7 to the high school courses. Level 8 Book Studies are designed for students who have completed The Good and the Beautiful Level 7 Language Arts Course but do not want to start high school courses yet.

Each Level 8 Book Study contains self-guided lessons that lead the student through the chosen book as he or she studies language arts, geography, and art. Items needed to complete a book study include the following items: The book study booklet, the novel, The Good and the Beautiful Grammar and Writing Guide (This non-consumable guide is also used for the high school courses.), a blank (unlined) notebook for writing and drawing, and art supplies specific to each book study. For more information, download each book study sample and read the “About the Book Study” section.

Available Book Studies

Book Study – The Touch of Magic

Details:
This book study contains 28 lessons that guide the student through the book The Touch of Magic by Lorena A. Hickok and The Story of My Life by Hellen Keller. For more information, download the sample book study and read the "About the Book Study" section. Booklet Specifications
  • 109 pages
  • 5.5" X 8.5"
  • Full-color
  • Saddle-stitched
  • 60# paper

Book Study – Abraham Lincoln

Details:
This book study contains 28 lessons that guide the student through the book Abraham Lincoln by Wilbur Fisk Gordy. For more information, download the sample book study and read the “About the Book Study” section. Booklet Specifications
  • 108 pages
  • 5.5″ x 8.5″
  • Full-color
  • Saddle-Stiched
  • 60# paper

Buy Downloads

Find PDF options below. *NOTE: downloads are non-refundable.
To complete a Book Study, you will need the following items: the Book Study booklet, the associated reading book (not available in PDF format) and The Good and the Beautiful Grammar and Writing Guide. (Click FAQs, Helps. and Extras to access Answer Keys.)

Book Study Abraham Lincoln (PDF)

$7.00
Details

This PDF book study contains 28 lessons that guide the student through the book Abraham Lincoln by Wilbur Fisk Gordy. For more information, download the sample book study and read the “About the Book Study” section.

  • 108 pages
  • 5.5″ x 8.5″
  • Full-color
    • PDF for self-printing

Book Study The Touch of Magic (PDF)

$7.00
Details

This PDF book study contains 28 lessons that guide the student through the books The Touch of Magic by Lorena A. Hickok and The Story of My Life by Helen Keller. For more information, download the sample book study and read the “About the Book Study” section.

  • 109 pages
  • 5.5″ x 8.5″
  • Full-color
  • PDF for self-printing

Grammar and Writing Guide (PDF)

$18.00
Details

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

Buy Individual Items

Purchase individual items below.
To complete a book study, you will need the following items: the book study booklet, the associated reading book and The Good and the Beautiful Grammar and Writing Guide. (Click FAQs, Helps. and Extras to access Answer Keys.)

The Touch of Magic and The Story of My Life by Lorena A. Hickok and Helen Keller

$7.99
Details

Helen Keller’s autobiography, The Story of My Life, is not only fascinating and inspiring, but it also includes wonderful description, an elevated vocabulary, and deep insights into life. Accompanying this autobiography is a beautifully written biography, The Touch of Magic, about Helen Keller’s teacher, Annie Sullivan. As a destitute, misbehaving orphan who is going blind, Annie experiences and overcomes the extreme trials in her life, which prepare her for the great work she does with Helen Keller.

270 pages

Abraham Lincoln by Wilbur Fisk Gordy

$7.99
Details

Written in 1917, Wilbur Gordy’s biography of Abraham Lincoln brings to life one of the great men of history. The biography is not fictionalized; it sticks to factual information and stories, but it is presented in a way that makes history interesting and meaningful. As the book travels through the life of Abraham Lincoln, from boyhood on up, valuable lessons are taught about wisdom, kindness, honesty, hard work, love of learning, and persevering through trials.

204 pages

Book Study – Abraham Lincoln

$13.99
Details

This book study contains 28 lessons that guide the student through the book Abraham Lincoln by Wilbur Fisk Gordy. For more information, download the sample book study and read the “About the Book Study” section.

  • 108 pages
  • 5.5″ x 8.5″
  • Full-color
  • Saddle-stitched
  • 60# paper

Book Study – The Touch of Magic

$13.99
Details

This book study contains 28 lessons that guide the student through the books The Touch of Magic by Lorena A. Hickok and The Story of My Life by Helen Keller. For more information, download the sample book study and read the “About the Book Study” section. 

Booklet Specifications 

  • 109 pages
  • 5.5″ x 8.5″
  • Full-color
  • Saddle-stitched
  • 60# paper

Grammar and Writing Guide

$22.99
Details

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.

  • 11” x 8.5”
  • 98 pages
  • Wire-bound

What Level is Your Student?

The Good and the Beautiful uses a different level system than the traditional public school grade system. Use our quick level assessment to place your child on the right level.

Take the Language Arts Course Level Assessment

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