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Level 8 Book Studies Language Arts

Details:

Each Level 8 Book Study contains self-guided lessons that lead the student through the chosen book as he or she studies language arts, geography, and art.

Items needed to complete a book study: the book study booklet, the novel, The Good and the Beautiful Grammar and Writing Guide (this non-consumable guide is also used for the high school courses.), a blank (unlined) notebook for writing and drawing, and art supplies specific to each book study.

For more information, download each book study sample and read the “About the Book Study” section.

Why were the book studies created?
The Good and the Beautiful curriculum has no Level 8 Language Arts course. The language arts courses go from Level 7 to the high school courses. Level 8 Book Studies are designed for students who have completed The Good and the Beautiful Level 7 Language Arts Course but do not want to start high school courses yet.

Available Book Studies

Level 8 Book Study The Touch of Magic and The Story of My Life

Details:

This book study contains 28 lessons that guide the student through the books The Touch of Magic by Lorena A. Hickok and The Story of My Life by Helen Keller. For more information, download the sample and read the “About the Book Study” section.

  • 109 pages
  • Full color
  • Wire bound; 5.5″x8.5″

The Touch of Magic by Lorena A. Hickok and The Story of My Life by Helen Keller (combined into one book from The Good and the Beautiful Library) and the Grammar and Writing Guide (available for purchase below) are also needed to complete this Book Study.

Level 8 Book Study Abraham Lincoln

Details:

This book study contains 28 lessons that guide the student through the book Abraham Lincoln by Wilbur Fisk Gordy. For more information, download the sample and read the “About the Book Study” section.

  • 108 pages
  • Full color
  • Wire bound; 5.5″x8.5″

Abraham Lincoln by Wilbur Fisk Gordy and the Grammar and Writing Guide (available for purchase below) are also needed to complete this Book Study.

Level 8 Book Study Wild Like the Foxes

Details:

This book study contains 19 lessons that guide the student through the books Wild Like the Foxes by Anauta. For more information, download the sample and read the “About the Book Study” section.

  • 73 pages
  • Full color
  • Wire bound; 5.5″x8.5″

Wild Like the Foxes by Anauta and the Grammar and Writing Guide (available for purchase below) are also needed to complete this Book Study.

Buy Individual Items

To complete a book study, you will need the book study booklet, the associated novel, and The Good and the Beautiful Grammar and Writing Guide.

Level 8 Book Study Abraham Lincoln

$13.99
Details

This book study contains 28 lessons that guide the student through the book Abraham Lincoln by Wilbur Fisk Gordy. For more information, download the sample and read the “About the Book Study” section.

  • 108 pages
  • Full color
  • Wire bound; 5.5″x8.5″

Abraham Lincoln by Wilbur Fisk Gordy and the Grammar and Writing Guide (available for purchase below) are also needed to complete this Book Study.

Abraham Lincoln by Wilbur Fisk Gordy

$7.99
Details
Level 8

Written in 1917, Wilbur Gordy's biography of Abraham Lincoln brings to life one of the great men of history. The biography is not fictionalized; it sticks to factual information and stories, but it is presented in a way that makes history interesting and meaningful. As the book travels through the life of Abraham Lincoln, from boyhood on up, valuable lessons are taught about wisdom, kindness, honesty, hard work, love of learning, and persevering through trials.

204 pages

The Abraham Lincoln Level 8 Book Study is available to accompany this book.

Level 8 Book Study The Touch of Magic and The Story of My Life

$13.99
Details

This book study contains 28 lessons that guide the student through the books The Touch of Magic by Lorena A. Hickok and The Story of My Life by Helen Keller. For more information, download the sample and read the “About the Book Study” section.

  • 109 pages
  • Full color
  • Wire bound; 5.5″x8.5″

The Touch of Magic by Lorena A. Hickok and The Story of My Life by Helen Keller (combined into one book from The Good and the Beautiful Library) and the Grammar and Writing Guide (available for purchase below) are also needed to complete this Book Study.

The Touch of Magic and The Story of My Life by Lorena A. Hickok and Helen Keller

$8.99
Details
Level 9

Helen Keller’s autobiography, The Story of My Life, is not only fascinating and inspiring, but it also includes wonderful description, an elevated vocabulary, and deep insights into life. Accompanying this autobiography is a beautifully written biography, The Touch of Magic, about Helen Keller’s teacher, Annie Sullivan. As a destitute, misbehaving orphan who is going blind, Annie experiences and overcomes the extreme trials in her life, which prepare her for the great work she does with Helen Keller.

270 pages

The Touch of Magic Level 8 Book Study is available to accompany this book.

Level 8 Book Study Wild Like the Foxes

$13.99
Details

This book study contains 19 lessons that guide the student through the books Wild Like the Foxes by Anauta. For more information, download the sample and read the “About the Book Study” section.

  • 73 pages
  • Full color
  • Wire bound; 5.5″x8.5″

Wild Like the Foxes by Anauta and the Grammar and Writing Guide (available for purchase below) are also needed to complete this Book Study.

Wild Like the Foxes by Anauta

$8.99
Details
Level 8

At the age of ten, Inuit child Alea lost her mother and grew up with only the influence of her father and older brother. She became an excellent hunter, fisher, and trapper. Many worried that she would never learn the finer points of being womanlike; however, this did not bother Alea at all. Follow this exciting, true story of an Inuit daughter, surrounded by the love of her family, who experienced many adventures both in the wild and in society.

The Good and the Beautiful Library is all about bringing the best books to children, and Wild Like the Foxes definitely is among some of the best books out there. With profound messages, beautiful writing, and a fascinating true story, this book was a favorite with our editing team. –Jenny Phillips

149 pages

Grammar and Writing Guide

$22.99
Details

This non-consumable guide can be used to aid parents with any of The Good and the Beautiful courses, and it is required for the High School 1-3 Language Arts CoursesThe Guide contains the main instruction for writing, grammar, usage, and punctuation and the high school unit booklets refer to this guide often. It is also required for the Level 8 Book Studies and a helpful resource for all upper level courses including the Honors Book Studies. Many sections in this guide give links for videos that can be watched for further help.

  • 11” x 8.5”
  • 98 pages
  • Wire-bound

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