Sign of the Beaver

Sign of the Beaver

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Item #: 018639
ISBN: 9780547577111
Grades: 5-7

Product Description:

Twelve-year-old Matt is left alone in the Maine wilderness to take care of the cabin until his father and the rest of the family return. But after a series of mishaps leaves him injured and without food, Matt must learn to depend on a tribe of neighboring Indians for help.

Publisher Description:

Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a boy is hard-pressed to survive until the Beaver clan teaches him their skills in this Newbery Honor book.

Category Description for Progeny Press Study Guides & Books:

The best way to describe these wonderful books is "literature and Bible study rolled into one." Truly from a Christian perspective, these classic and award-winning books are examined in the light of God's Word and a Biblical worldview. The author sent us several review copies and they are wonderful!

Each guide includes:

- a concise synopsis of the book

- information about the book's author

- background information pertinent to the story

- suggestions for activities relating to the subject matter

- introduction of literary terms

- vocabulary exercises for each section of reading

- comprehension, analysis, and application questions for each section of reading with discussion of related Biblical themes

- a complete answer key and suggestions for further reading

Their brochure states "Our goal is to teach students of all ages to examine what they read, Christian or secular, classic or contemporary, and value the truth it contains as measured against the Bible." A worthy goal indeed! If you want to study great literature from a Christian perspective, here's your answer! If in doubt, try just one - we're sure you'll be back for more!

Progeny Press guides are available in two formats: softcover staplebound booklets and CD-ROMs. The CD-ROMs originally featured printable .pdf files, but Progeny Press is now transitioning these to interactive .pdf files. Inspired by a tax software, these files are able to be used by the student on the computer, or printed out. Questions in the files have text boxes to type in or buttons to select, so you won't have to print worksheet pages if you don't want to. Plus, users can grade their answers and leave notes as well! Upper Elementary through High School CD guides are now interactive, while Lower elementary


Category Description for STUDY GUIDES & BOOKS:

Please note that a brief synopsis of many of the books included here are provided in our Library Builders section. Study guides for the same book are often available from several publishers, so we found it more efficient to give a description of the book only once.


Primary Subject
Reading/Literature
Grade Start
5
Grade End
7
ISBN
9780547577111
Author
Elizabeth Speare
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Sandpiper
Weight
0.28 (lbs.)
Dimensions
7.67" x 5.12" x 0.39"
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required reading
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school study
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required reading
Brittany K on Jul 30, 2020
4th grade curriculum at our Classical Christian collaborative school
Rebecca G on Jul 30, 2020
school study
Natasha M on Jul 16, 2020
For my 13 year old son who does not enjoy reading, this looked like something he could possibly like.
Shani D on Sep 5, 2019
CC Challenge B book
Jeff M on Jul 21, 2019
For a class
Michelle N on Aug 14, 2018
Chose this because it goes with America the Beautiful History course by Notgrass.
Karen J on Jun 16, 2018
Child picked it after reading Island of the Blue Dolphins
Pamela R on Sep 7, 2017
literature/english class
Kristi S on Aug 31, 2017
for co op class
Suzanne G on Sep 21, 2016
it is part of the Sonlight curriculum that I am using. Your price is less.
Kathleen C on Sep 2, 2016
Because it is part of the Learning Language Arts through Literature study
Krista B on Jul 29, 2016
accompanies writing program
Paul T on Jul 14, 2016
It's used in Learning Language Arts through Literature.
Kimberly S on May 18, 2016
Found on a Sonlight list of good books.
User on Feb 2, 2016
learning language arts through literature was recommended by a fellow homeschooler with a math/science kid. :)
Sarah S on Dec 1, 2015
4th grade curriculum at our Classical Christian collaborative school
Rebecca G on Jul 30, 2020
For my 13 year old son who does not enjoy reading, this looked like something he could possibly like.
Shani D on Sep 5, 2019
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