Poetry, Prose & Drama Book 1 Set

Poetry, Prose & Drama Book 1 Set

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Grades: 8-12

Study is more involved with these sections: Pre-Grammar (prepare to think about the poem); Grammar/Presentation (discover essential facts, elements, and features of the poem through the reading notes, defining words, and comprehension questions); Logic/Dialectic (sort, arrange, compare, and connect ideas - begin to uncover and determine the Central One Idea); and Rhetoric/Expression (express in own words the Central One Idea with supporting points).

Book includes literature selections to be studied - Seafarer, Caedmons Hymn, Everyman, Sir Patrick Spens, and Robin Hood Ballads, plus others




Category Description for Memoria Press Poetry:

These courses examine poetry studies the way you would expect them to be covered by Memoria Press - excellent selections, classical organization, thorough and user-friendly. Studies at each level include vocabulary studies, analysis, and discussion questions. Student Guides are consumable worktexts; Teacher Guides contain the student exercises with completed answers. Some of the upper-level courses are transitioning student books to smaller-format (6"x 9") books with activities and questions designed to be completed in a separate notebook. Poetry for the Primary Stage is for Grades K-2, Poetry for the Grammar Stage is for Grades 3-7, Poetry & Short Stories: American Literature is for Grades 7 or higher and Poetry Books I-III are for Grades 8 and up.




Category Description for Memoria Press Literature:

Just the right stuff! Thats what youll be thinking as you use this warm and inviting reading program from Memoria Press. The guides are well-organized, user-friendly, academically challenging, and graphically pleasing. Memoria believes that reading is not a passive activity, but that it requires an active, discriminating mind, one that has been challenged to think, compare, and contrast. That philosophy is evident in these guides.

Student Guides are consumable at the lower levels, providing space for the student to write. Each book/story/ poem is approached in much the same way, although with increasing depth vocabulary, comprehension and discussion questions, quotations, composition, and miscellaneous literary analysis activities (sequencing, literary terms, dictation, poetry connections, etc.). Upper level books (Gr. 2 and up) are organized around the Trivium, and activities are grouped into Pre- Grammar (preparation prior knowledge or experience), Grammar (presentation essential facts, elements, and features), Logic (dialectic reasons with the facts, elements, and features), and Rhetoric (expression explains in own words with supporting details). Although there is consistency from lesson to lesson, there is also an extra activity provided with each lesson, and these are quite varied. Background information on the author and book is included. Several high school level guides have transitioned to Second Editions, which are smaller-format (6"x 9") with a focus on student activities without lined spaces. Students would record their work in a separate notebook.

Teacher Guides provide valuable teaching information and full-text answer keys at all grade levels. Beyond this there are variances within the guides. Discussion talking points, reproducible quizzes and final tests (with answers) are included in numerous guides especially at the upper levels. The first grade program (StoryTime Treasures and More StoryTime Treasures) differs a little bit in content due to the lower grade level. The second-grade level includes pre- and post-reading exercises that focus on continued phonics development, syllabication and vocabulary for the emerging independent reader. For grades 2-9, we are now offering literature guide only packages that include all the student and teacher guides for each grade, no books. ~ Janice




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
8
Grade End
12
Format
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Memoria Press
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I LOVe the MP curriculum!!!
Kathy P on Jan 12, 2018
I LOVe the MP curriculum!!!
Kathy P on Jan 12, 2018
Is this a year course?
Donna on Jul 26, 2020
BEST ANSWER: No. It consists of about 20 lessons. Each lesson can be completed in 2-3 days. There are also optional writing assignments so you could extend each lesson if you wanted. Memoria press's lesson plans allot 9 weeks to complete this course.
This set looks like the student book is the first edition, while the teacher guide, and text are second edition. Can you confirm all three books are the second edition?
Angela on Jul 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I'm sorry for any confusion our graphics might have brought. The three books in this set are all 2nd edition. You can confirm this for yourself by clicking through the links listed in the description area under the heading of "included in this set."
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