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Drawn Into the Heart of Reading

Are you teaching your children the skills they need to appreciate and enjoy a variety of literature?
Do you want to choose your own books, rather than being limited to a pre-selected set of readers or titles?

Features

  • Developed for use with students of multiple ages at the same time.
  • Based on instructions and activities that work with any literature.
  • Designed for use as your entire reading program or as a sup- plement to an existing program for students in grades 2 - 8.
  • Intended for use year after year as you move students through the various levels of instruction.
  • Structured around daily plans that are divided into 3 levels of instruction.
  • Divided into nine units which can be taught in any order.

Program Components:

Genre Studies expose students to a variety of literary styles. Genre units included in the program are are follows:
  • Biography
  • Historical Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Nonfiction
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Folk Tale
  • Humor

Godly Character Lessons

Godly Character Lessons evaluate a character's actions using a Christian standard that is based on Godly character traits. The major traits emphasized are as follows:
  • Faith
  • Fear of the Lord
  • Responsibility
  • Brotherly Love
  • Loyalty
  • Virtue
  • Obedience
  • Joy
  • Integrity

Story Element Lessons

Story Element Lessons focus on a different element for each genre. The following story elements are included:
  • Character
  • Setting
  • Conflict
  • Mood
  • Prediction
  • Compare/Contrast
  • Cause/Effect
  • Main Idea/Theme
  • Point of View

Pre-reading Activities create a purpose for reading the text.

Guided Literature Discussions help students gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of the text.

Vocabulary Activities teach different strategies to help discover the meanings of unfamiliar words in the text.

Creative Projects emphasize a variety of choices to address the needs of all types of learners. Choices include Godly character project options, book based project options, or group project options.











"Teacher's Guide"
$59.95


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