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Excursion in Literature (3rd edition) presents a biblical perspective on six major themes—friends, choices, heroes, discoveries, adventurers, and viewpoints. With Thinking Zones to help the student 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.
This course is taught by Miss Rebekah Pringle.
Each subject includes a printed Student Worksheets/Handouts packet. An abridged Teacher’s Edition, an eTextbook copy of the Student text (where available), and other resources are available when you log in to bjupressonline.com. Grades 5-12 take tests and quizzes online.
Recommended Viewing Schedule: five 30-minute lessons per week for one semester; 83 lessons total
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Miss Pringle's interest in literature began at an early age through her mother's almost daily reading aloud of good literature as a part of her family's school day. The past 10 years of focused study and teaching in the disciplines of Creative Writing and English have increased Miss Pringle's delight and enthusiasm in analyzing and evaluating all genres of literature. “Everyone loves a story. A well-crafted story, poem, essay, or drama delights me on several levels, but it's the benefit of gaining an increased understanding and appreciation of God's inspired literature, His Word, that motivates me to apply and grow in my own literary analysis skills and to do my best to instill in my students a similar desire for and delight in literature. It's my prayer that as we enjoy great literary works together we will be inspired to love and pursue God's truth presented in His greatest Book of literature.”