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The book presents great works of American literature and evaluates them in the light of the truths of God's Word, in order that the student may further understand and articulate truth as God has established it.
A mathematics book based on Christian teachings.
This textbook is unique--different from any other biology text in print today. The study of life is presented in a traditional manner as it was discovered by the great naturalists of the past, a large majority of whom revered the biblical account of Creation. Unlike other texts, which begin by confusing students with intangible, unseen, and theoretical topics such as biochemistry, subcellular structure, genetics, and philosophy, Biology: God's Living Creation motivates students to learn by first presenting the living world around them, the things they can see, touch, and identify.
The small island of England has produced some of the world's greatest literature. No other nation has given us the equal to Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Bunyan, or Tennyson. Perhaps the reason for this is that the introduction of learning and English literature began with the introduction of Christianity to England. Likewise, the rebirth of learning in the Renaissance, after the darkness of the Middle Ages, coincided with the rediscovery of the Scriptures and the Reformation of the church in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Reading is one of the most important and delightful occupations of the human mind. Literature is the expression of life in words of truth and beauty; it is the written record of man's spirit, of his thoughts, emotions, and aspirations. It is the history of the human soul, the expression of spiritual truth by means of concrete imagery. Literature has artistic, symbolic, and permanent qualities and is characterized by universal interest and personal style. The object of reading good literature, aside from the delight it gives us, is to know man, that is, the soul of man rather than just his actions. Books preserve for the human race the ideals upon which all our civilization is founded. The literature of a nation comprises the entire body of its thoughts, discoveries, memories, fancies, imaginations, reasonings, and aspirations as these find permanent expression in letters.
The book guides us with effective ways of staying fit and information about nutrition,recipes,exercises and other health tips.
Fourth graders will enjoy this fascinating presentation of things that they can see, observe, and understand in the world around them. Students will appreciate the miracle of plant germination, the causes of weather, the God-given provisions for life on earth, the design of the starry heavens, the ecology of the ocean depths, and many other aspects of God's creative genius.
The stories in this reader have been selected from the readers of America's past and have been edited, modernized and many character values are woven throughout the stories.
This book meant for children uses an interesting topic like pets to emphasize pronunciation and word building.
A Beka Book history and geography program in Christian perspective
History of the World leads students on a journey through time from Creation to the early 21st century. The Christian perspective is the thread that connects the past to the present in this fascinating narrative of world history, teaching students to recognize the hand of God in human events.
This book talks about America's history and geography along with a few interesting facts about America and different countries in the world.
This text presents the history and geography of North and South America from a Christian perspective, including both the native American and European heritage of the New World. It includes a chapter on Canada. It follows an organized, regional progression as it leads students on a tour of the western hemisphere.
This is a story based on events in the life of Noah Webster.
With an intention to increase the student's appreciation of literature and help him develop a love for reading this edition provides enjoyable prose and poetry for student reading.
This book takes students through the geographical regions and history of the world, from a Christian viewpoint.
History is the events or happenings of the past. History is not made by itself. It is made by people. Some people have become great Americans because they played an important part in America's history. We will study the history of America through the lives of some of these people.
This reader has stories with many character values woven into them. Thought questions at the end of the stories aid in understanding the selections.
This book is a collection of reading exercises with a set of questions related to the topics under each section.
Rosa is the daughter of migrant workers. She wants to learn and have friends, but must travel with her family where there is work. Who becomes Rosa's friends, and how can they help her find lasting happiness?
Students are introduced to the scientific method and encouraged to apply it throughout this Christian life science text. They investigate fields such as botany, anatomy, zoology, microbiology, and ecology with the goal of discovering the thoughts of the Creator through the ingenious structure and orderly function of His creation.
In this fascinating sequel to Secret in the Maple Tree we follow Hilda and her family from their home on a Minnesota farm to a country place near Bellingham, Washington. Hilda becomes envious of the grandeur of their relatives' home and life style until she realizes how satisfying her simple joys are: listening to the brook, talking to God by her window, exploring the woods with John, and doing something original for the closing program at school.
Stepping Stones is the third reader in the A Beka Book first-grade reading program. Students will enjoy these stories about children and animals while gaining fluency in reading.The following Christian virtues and character traits are incorporated in the stories: cheerfulness, cleanliness, industry, kindness, obedience, thankfulness, and thoughtfulness.
Selections from the Bible, Aesop, Longfellow, and Stevenson are among the character-building stories and poems in this reader. Exercises to improve vocabulary and reading comprehension skills are included.
Tiptoes is the second reader in the A Beka Book first grade reading program. It reviews the simple one- and two-vowel words introduced in Fun with Pets and then progresses to words containing special sounds introduced in Charts 6 and 7.
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