Lingua Mater: Language Lessons from LiteratureTemporarily unavailable
(AKA Lingua Mater 7*)
At long last - a new Catholic English book, combining the beauty of literature, art, and poetry with the study of grammar and composition. In this completely integrated program your student will study grammar concepts within the context of real literature and write compositions that encourage critical thinking.
The text provides daily student lessons for a 36 four-day weeks. Each week features a piece of literature or a painting, one grammar concept, and one student writing assignment. The student will learn and practice narrative, expository, and persuasive writing as well as try his hand at writing poetry. Integrated throughout the text are the thoughts of great Catholic thinkers making this a uniquely Catholic book - Catholic in perspective - focused on the beauty of our Faith.
Literature selections include pieces by St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Abraham Lincoln, Kenneth Grahame, and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Poetry selections include authors such as Sir Walter Scott, Longfellow, John Henry Newman, and Father Abram Ryan.
Printed in full color, the art selections include painters such as Auguste Renoir, William Liddall Armitage, Winslow Homer, and Carlo Dolci.
The 80 page Teacher''s Guide includes a complete answer key, numerous teaching tips, and scoring rubrics for assessing student writing.
Table of Contents
Lingua Mater Sample Page 1
Lingua Mater Sample Page 2
Lingua Mater Sample Page 3
Read about how the course is structured on a daily basis.
Lingua Mater Errata sheet - 01/29/07
This course is based on an English series from the early 1900''s called The Mother Tongue. We wanted to keep the flavor of the original text, but make it Catholic by integrating Catholic readings and philosophy and arrange it for easy use by homeschooling families.
Recommended as a one year program for 7th grade, or a two year program for 6th and 7th grade. Non-consumable so you can use it year after year! 306 page spiral bound student text and 80 page perfect bound Teacher''s Guide.
*Although intended for 7th grade, some students have used this book at 6th or 8th grade.
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 27 February, 2007.