Progeny Press Study Guides

Progeny Press Study Guides provide teachers, parents, and students with literary analysis based upon the foundation of the Bible. Examining well-written literature in relation to biblical standards, students will develop and refine how they deal with man's philosophies while learning about the craft of writing. Progeny Press Study Guides deal with literature as works of art and philosophy as they explain and use literary terms; deal with plot construction; dig into character studies; and bring attention to themes and ideas the author has crafted.

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Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Grade 6, Activity Tan

The Tan Book is designed for 6th grade students. Features are as follows: 36 weekly lessons divided into easy-to-use daily plans; 4 book studies; 2 units on library and research paper; integrated language arts lessons including grammar, spelling, higher-order thinking and study skills; teacher friendly with little or no teacher preparation needed; review activities follow most lessons providing additional skill practice; assessments help the teacher evaluate student's progress. 

Sixth grade students mature in their language arts skills through 36 lessons. Strong in dictation, they encourage expressive, creative writing. The study of suffixes and prefixes lays groundwork for skills needed at the jr/sr high levels. Passages from great literature encourages the reading of timeless classics. Reviews after most lessons and assessments aid teachers in identifying strengths and weaknesses.

All literature passages are contained in The Tan Book. Additional books utilized in this level include Little House in the Big Woods, Bambi, Kidnapped, The Hiding Place, Prince Caspian, The Swiss Family Robinson, Robinson Crusoe, Where the Red Fern Grows, The House at Pooh Corner, The Wind in the Willows, Anne of Green Gables, Little Women, and Invincible Louisa.

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Reading Grade 6 Homeschool Kit

Compelling stories, cheerful illustrations and age-appropriate text encourage reading in children, and the Biblical themes reinforce Christian character. Phonics and discussion questions emphasize comprehension; literary elements, study skills, listening strategies and vocabulary are emphasized. 

Kit Includes:

  • Teacher's Edition Set 
  • Student Text 
  • Student Worktext 
  • Teacher's Worktext 
  • Visuals Flip Chart

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Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter, Grade 6

Used successfully by classroom teachers, tutors, ESL teachers, and parents, these workbooks have just been revised and updated, with the addition of new reading selections, new vocabulary, and a new writing exercise. Each workbook has thirty-one selections in different subject areas. Within each workbook there are themes that relate the selections to one another, show different aspects of a topic, and give students a broad knowledge of the topic. 

Selections follow a consistent format: About the Passage introduces the selection to the the reader; Reason for Reading explains the reading skill emphasized; The Selection; Thinking it Over lists two to three broad questions to be answered in writing; Studying the Passage asks questions about the main idea, facts, and sequence, and asks students to draw conclusions, make assumptions, and interpret. Using the Words encourages students to use new vocabulary words in a paragraph, and Writing About It has students answer questions about the contents of the selection and offer their interpretation or opinion. 92 pages, paperback.

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This revision of McGuffey's Eclectic Readers features materials applicable to the various reading levels. Many of the stories, poems, and pictures appear as they did in the first edition, but with a more readable print and also a different layout. Each of the volumes is geared to a particular reading level, and provides vocabulary, phonics and cursive writing exercises. These are based on the original readers, with some minor revisions to make the language more understandable for the current times. Stories and poems have been added. There is a primer and six volumes of readers, each reader progressing to a higher grade level. Could be utilized for entire school experience.

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McGuffey's Eclectic Readers Primer through the Sixth Reader 7 Volumes

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McGuffey's Eclectic Readers 7 Volume Set Primer Through The Sixth Revised Edition


No other stories have captured the hearts of 8- to 12-year-olds quite like the Little House on the Prairie series. Now these time-honored tales serve as the basis for a comprehensive homeschool unit---including cross-curricular studies in Bible, literature, science, art, creative writing, cooking, and history! Features twelve 4-week lesson plans for use with grades 3 to 6. Additional materials required. 283 pages, softcover from Cadron Creek.

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The Prairie Primer: A Literature Based Unit Study Utilizing the Little House Series

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Prairie Primer


Now readers young and old can enjoy the classic adventures of Laura and her family as they survive and thrive on the American frontier! The nine Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier past and a heartwarming, unforgettable story. These slipcased softcovers feature Garth Williams's beloved original illustrations. Treasured reading for collectors and kids of all ages--especially 8- to 12-year-olds! This set includes the titles: Little House in the Big Woods, Little House on the Prairie, Farmer Boy, On the Banks of Plum Creek, By the Shores of Silver Lake, The Long Winter, Little Town on the Prairie, These Happy Golden Years,and The First Four Years.

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Little House on the Prairie, 9 Vols., slipcased

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The Little House (9 Volumes Set)



Once upon a time, a carpenter entered a forest and happened upon a wolf wearing a feathered cap. Quick, whose side are you on? If you don't know, then keep reading. Stories provide a road map for life. This is because stories are life. But oftentimes it's easiest to understand where we are when we can look through other eyes-from the perspective of someone else, living somewhere else, some when else. 

If you thought you knew The Book Tree, think again. Jane and Elizabeth have updated this charming book with over 100 new book reviews, and whimsical illustrations from recommended titles are scattered throughout. New formatting and four indexes (title, author, illustrator, and subject) make it easier than ever to browse for that next well-worn favorite.

For those beginning to read for the first time or those beginning to read again, The Book Tree will drop golden apples in your lap, until you can climb high enough to pick for yourself. Paperback.

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The Book Tree: A Christian Reference to Children's Literature (2nd edition)

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The Book Tree: A Christian Reference for Children's Literature, 2nd Edition