Reading 6 Home School Kit

Reading 6 Home School Kit

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Grades: 6

Category Description for BJU Press Reading - Grade 6:

Intended as a bridge to the BJU Literature program, this course emphasizes literary elements, study skills, listening, strategies, vocabulary and critical reading skills. Selections remain a mix of classic literature excerpts and quality stories from other sources. The Home School Kit contains Teacher's Edition, Student Text, Student Worktext, Worktext Teacher's Edition, and the Teaching Visuals Flip Chart. The two-volume Teacher's Edition now also includes the Message from Print DVD.




Category Description for BJU Press Reading:

This reading program is the most comprehensive Ive seen, incorporating phonetic reading at the lowest levels (correlated to phonics instruction), a full range of comprehension skill development, and reading-related skills not usually found in a basal program (map skills, reading and making schedules, word skills, time lines, literary skills, and many more). The Teachers Manual contains daily lesson plans, with a complete presentation of the lesson, and student reading pages, either as a full size text, or in reduced size. Each reading lesson begins with skill development, the reading lesson, and optional enhancement or reinforcement activities. In the younger grades, many of the skill development sections reinforce phonetic and decoding skills. Many of the lessons refer to the Skill Charts for reading lists of words with the constructs being studied. The reading selections are wholesome, engaging, and include all genres - biographies, narrative exposition, historical fiction, Bible stories, imaginary (fantasy) stories, etc. These acquaint students with different types of literature from the beginning - a feature lacking in most other basal readers, which predominately seem to contain stories. As with all Bob Jones lines, the content is tacitly Christian. Typeset used in the readers is age-appropriate and not eye-straining. Most reading comprehension is done orally, but student worktexts contain skill practice pages and some exercises to test or reinforce student understanding. A Teachers Edition of the worktext has answers overprinted in red. The accompanying chapter-by-chapter study, along with background information and discussion questions, is contained in the Teachers Manual. Essential materials are listed first beneath each grade level, followed by asterisked (*) support materials. Complete Home Study kits contain all essential materials to teach one child.

The Bob Jones reading program has been a mainstay in our schooling for years, and we highly recommend it.




Primary Subject
Reading/Literature
Grade
6
Format
Kit
Brand Name
BJU Press
Weight
14.13 (lbs.)
Dimensions
12.75" x 12.75" x 6.5"
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Christian based
Monica B on Jul 23, 2016
Christian based
Monica B on Jul 23, 2016
Are the tests included in this kit?
A shopper on May 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Reading 6 Home School Kit does not include a separate test book nor is one available. Instead, the Student Text includes exercises that can be used as either tests or reinforcement.
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My daughters love this curriculum When I asked them if they wanted to try another reading curriculum in the fall they immediately said "No!" There is a wonderful variety of stories in this curriculum You can find excerpts from famous classics to short stories written for this curriculum There are fantasy stories poetry non-fiction biographies etc I appreciate the variety as my girls and I have a tendency to read fiction and this curriculum helps my girls to appreciate all sorts of reading resources The worksheets that come along with each story are educational teaching different foundations of reading like identifying the climax and resolution of a story cause and effect inferences etc I appreciate that the stories reflect the kinds of biblical principles that are important in our home; and some of the readings cover bible verses The teacher's manual is helpful in providing great questions to ask the student as she reads along
May 19, 2015


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