Whether encountered through e-books or traditional texts, literature must be understood in order to be appreciated. This is especially true of the Bible. Excursions in Literature (3rd Edition) from BJU Press provides a rich collection of literature selections to help students gain an appreciation and understanding of literary techniques as they study a variety of genres of literature from a range of cultures. Students sharpen their critical-thinking skills as they observe the strengths of good writing and evaluate various techniques and themes of Christian and non-Christian writers. They hone their communication skills through writing assignments that challenge them to compose their own pieces.
Throughout Excursions in Literature, your child will read literary works from a variety of genres and cultures. He or she will learn not only to appreciate literature for its creative and aesthetic qualities but also to study the themes and moral tone of each work, carefully evaluating those elements in light of Biblical truth. Excursions in Literature presents a Biblical perspective on six major themes: friends, choices, heroes, discoveries, adventurers, and viewpoints.
With Thinking Zones to help your child interpret, analyze, and evaluate authors, works, themes, and terms in light of Scripture, each literary selection is geared to help a young person live a godly life in a fallen world.
The Teacher’s Edition (2 volumes) recommends methods for teaching values as well as content and includes:
- Useful teaching aids
- Solid Scriptural applications
- Annotations of literary analysis
- Discussion questions with suggested answers
- CD includes:
- Reading quizzes
- Writing rubrics
- Supplemental worksheets
- Standardized test practices
- Bulletin board ideas
- Helps for ESL students
- Teacher’s Edition with CD
- Student Text
- Tests Answer Key
Teach your child to read through the lens of a Biblical worldview. Order Excursions in Literature (3rd Edition) by BJU Press today!