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Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Grade 7, Teacher GreenSusan S. Simpson, Diane WelchCommon Sense Press / 1998 / Trade Paperback$20.25 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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Build language arts skills through the wonders of "living" literature! Keep skills within the context of literature, giving children a better understanding of how these concepts actually work, and reinforcing their correct usage. 36 weekly lessons are divided into daily plans within 11 sections; thirteen weeks on "everyday words", six weeks on poetry, three weeks on Star of Light by Patricia St. John, three weeks on Short Stories, four weeks on Adam and His Kin by Ruth Beechick, three weeks on Much Ado About Nothing by Shakespeare; and a four-week research unit. A summary and discussion questions & activities are included for the book studies. Answers are provided in the margins. 240 pages, softcover. 7th Grade.
Books Needed to use this Curriculum: Star of Light by Patricia St. John / ISBN: 9780802465771
Note:For a printable list of what books are needed for this curriculum, please see the "More Information" (PDF) link above.
Hamid rubbed the light from his eyes and looked again. He was not dreaming. It was his stepfather! The man watched Kinza as a snake might watch a baby rabbit at play, waiting for the moment to strike. And for one breathless moment Hamid was sure that he would reach out and snatch her away.Hamid does not want his little blind sister, Kinza, to be sold to a beggar, by their stepfather, so he decides to rescue her. Together they escape from their mountain village to a town where there may be a new home for Kinza. But this is only the start of their adventures. Will Kinza be safe? What will happen to Hamid who dares not go back home?Set in North Africa, readers will be delighted by yet another of Patricia St. John's exciting, freshly edited, novels. Recommended for ages 10 to 12.
What actual events lie behind ancient mythologies? Drawing on linguistics, archaeology, astronomy, the Bible, and the world's earliest traditions, Beechick's narrative journey offers a fascinating excursion into the forgotten years of the distant past! Arranged along the biblical timeline, it weaves a continuous story that imaginatively fleshes out the first 11 chapters of Genesis. Includes study projects and an annotated bibliography. 176 pages, softcover from Mott Media.
Much Ado about Nothing: With New and Updated CriticalWilliam ShakespeareSignet Classics / 1998 / Mass Paperback$4.49 Retail:
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The newly revised signet classic Shakespeare series includes:
- An extensive overview of Shakespears's life, world, and theater by the general editor of the Signet Classic Shakespeare series, Sylvan Barneti
- A special introduction to the play by the editor, David L. Stevenson, Hunter College
- A special note on the sources from which Shakespeare derived Much Ado About Nothing
- Dramatic Criticism from the past and present: commentaries by Charles Gildon, Lewis Carroll, George Bernard Shaw, Donald A. Stauffer, W.H. Auden, Carol Thomas Neely, and Robert Smallwood
- A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions of Much Ado About Nothing, then and now.
- Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable type
- Up-to-date list of recommended readings.