Beyond the Desert Gate

Beyond the Desert Gate

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Item #: 021565
ISBN: 9781883937546
Grades: 9-AD

Product Description:

Palestine in the first century A.D. is as disturbed and divided as it is today. Apollodorus takes a risk and rescues a man whom a Roman patrol has left to die in the desert. When Apollodorus is killed by robbers, his three sons are left almost penniless. The youngest boy befriends the man rescued from the desert. From him the boy learns the art of the scribe, and together they try to find their identity. A serious story of an important time in history. Sequel to the Ides of April.

Using quality classical or award-winning literature, students learn history with a focus on gaining understanding, perspective, and critical thinking skills. Learning to analyze, think independently, choose and defend opinions with evidence, and empathy are the goals of this study.
Category Description for Beautiful Feet History & Geography:

Beautiful Feet curriculum takes a multi-level, living book approach to teaching history, geography and world cultures, using easy to use Guides for the teacher and engaging, well-written literature for the student. The Guides provide book lists, chapter readings, discussion and research questions, background information, website links, answer keys, and more. See our website for lists of literature resources to accompany each guide. Most guides provide content for one year of study, with the exception of Geography through Literature and Western Expansion. The latter two are recommended to be completed together for one year of study. Numbers of lessons vary, and are scheduled 1 to 4 days per week. Recommended Timelines, Maps , or a Composition Book maybe available. See individual courses for more details. Timelines are cardstock and include the figures referenced in the study. Students will need to color, cut and assemble the timeline and figures. History and geography come alive with these well done literature guides. See our website for required books for each guide. Some guides and resources contain Christian content while others do not; contact us for additional information.

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Trade Paper
2nd, Illustrated
Series Title
Young Adult Historical Library
Young Adult
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Bethlehem Books
0.55 (lbs.)
8.5" x 5.5" x 0.5"
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