Poetry for the Primary Stage Grades K-2

Memoria Press' Poetry for the Primary Stage Anthology is a carefully curated poetry anthology specifically designed to appeal to students in the primary stage. Children from Grades K-2 will be delighted by the whimsy and inspired by the beauty of these beloved poems. Includes 9 poems for Grade K, 4 for 1st Grade, and 6 for 2nd Grade. Black-and-white illustrations are included throughout. 31 pages, softcover. Grades K-2.

Evoke the simple pleasures of childhood with Memoria Press’ A Children’s Anthology of Poems & Lullabies.  This collection of 30 poems celebrates simple wonders of the world, like turtles and swings, animal crackers and cocoa. Classic poems by Edward Lear, Robert Louis Stevenson, Kate Greenaway, and others are accompanied by original full-color illustrations. 48 pages, softcover.

Poetry for the Grammar Stage, Grades 3-5

This anthology is designed to be used as part of the Memoria Press Poetry for the Grammar Stage curriculum. It contains the poems for the curriculum, including "The Hayloft" by Robert Louis Stevenson, "All Things Bright and Beautiful" by Cecil Frances Alexander, "The Lamb" by William Blake, "Out in the Fields with God" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, "There is no Frigate Like a Book" by Emily Dickinson, and more. Black and white pencil illustrations are also included throughout.

Intended as a supplemental companion study for the literature, science, and history courses in third through seventh grades, this course can also be used as a standalone poetry program to prepare students for the more difficult poetry work they will be required to do in middle and high school.

62 pages, softcover. Approximately 7.5" L x 9.25" H. Grades 3-7.

The Poetry for the Grammar Stage curriculum from Memoria Press can be used as a standalone poetry program for grades 3-7 to prepare students for the more difficult poetry work they will be required to do in middle and high school - or as a supplement to other literature programs. Designed to be used over the course of four years, the poems progress in difficulty as students move through the course. For each poem, there's room to copy and illustrate the poem, plus vocabulary exercises, analysis questions, and comprehension questions.

158 pages, softcover. Consumable and non-reproducible.

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Grades 3-7.3rd Edition. 34 poems covered.

This teacher guide is designed to be used with the Poetry for the Grammar Stage Student Book, 3rd Edition not included and sold-separately). The student book is reproduced (at full-size) with the correct answers overlaid. 159 pages, softcover, 3rd Edition.

Poetry, Prose, & Drama Book 1: The Old English & Medieval Periods (2nd Edition)

Memoria Press' Poetry, Prose & Drama - The British Tradition, Book 1 - The Old English & Medieval Peridos (449-1485 AD) anthology will introduce students to a variety of poetic styles including epic, elegy, riddle, history, lyric, dream, allegory, and ballads. Through the exploration of these poems students will come to a deeper understanding of the literature of the warrior, the priest, the feudal system, the importance of the Norman conquest, the medieval church, and the common people. This anthology contains introductory readings that provide background information and historical context for the works as well as short introductions for each poem. 133 pages, softcover. Grades 8 & up.

Memoria Press' Poetry Prose and Drama Book One: The Old English & Medieval Periods Student Book anthology will introduce students to a variety of poetic styles including epic, elegy, riddle, history, lyric, dream, allegory, and ballads. Through the exploration of these poems students will come to a deeper understanding of the literature of the warrior, the priest, the feudal system, the importance of the Norman conquest, the medieval church, and the common people.

The Student book features notes and instructions to the student, basic features and background, the four stages to the "Central One Idea", how to mark a book, Socratic discussion memorization, recitation, vocabulary list, and a rhetoric essay template. The answers, tests, and test key are contained in the (sold-separately) Teacher Guide. The poems can be found in Poetry, Prose, & Drama Book One: The Old English & Medieval Periods. The format of these guides helps older students transition away from a workbook mentality and prepares them for college classes by teaching them to take their own notes and glean information from lectures, class discussions, and the text. 115 pages, spiral-bound.

This teacher's guide accompanies Memoria Press'? Poetry, Prose, & Drama, Book 1 Student Book 2nd Ed.. Reduced-size reproductions of the student book page are reproduced with the correct answers overlaid; teacher notes fill the margin and include "discussion help" that addresses the student discussion questions, essays and assignments, and background and drill information. The back of the book contains two tests and a final test that address quotes and comprehension. The answers for the tests are overlaid on reproduced forms. Glossary and terminology helps included. Grades 9 & up. 91 pages plus appendix. Softcover.

Poetry & Prose Poetry & Prose Book 2: The Elizabethan to the Neoclassical Age 3rd. Ed.

Poetry Book III: The Romantic to the Victorian Age

Memoria Press'The British Tradition III, Poetry from the Romantic to the Victorian Age (1785-1901 A.D.) 2nd Edition, is designed to be used with the i>Poetry Book 3: The Romantic to the Victorian Age Student Guide, 2nd Edition not included and sold-separately). This anthology will introduce students to a variety of poetic styles popular in these eras. Introductory readings provide background information and historical context for the works as well as short introductions for each poem. 93 pages, softcover, 2nd Edition.

Memoria Press' Poetry Book 3 - The Romantic to the Victorian Age Student Guide, Second Edition, will introduce students to the works of some of the most prolific poets of these eras including Thomas Gray, Robert Burns, William Wordsworth, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Louise Stevenson and more. This anthology contains introductory readings that provide background information and historical context for the works as well as short introductions for each poem. This student edition contains vocabulary lists, reading notes, comprehension & discussion questions. 133 pages, softcover. Grades 8 & up.

This teacher guide is designed to be used with the Poetry Book 3: The Romantic to the Victorian Age Student Guide, 2nd Edition not included and sold-separately). The student book is reproduced (at full-size) with the correct answers overlaid. 184 pages, softcover, 2nd Edition.