Progeny Press study guides concentrate on critical thinking, comprehension, literary analysis, and Christian application. Their goal is to teach our children to think clearly, to understand literature, and to rely on scripture for truth and values-- and enjoy themselves while they do it!
These Study Guides deal with literature as works of art and philosophy as they explain and use literary terms; deal with plot construction; dig into character studies; and bring attention to themes and ideas the author has crafted.
The questions are probing, in depth and analytical. This helps develop higher level thinking and allow the students to really come to grip with the text.
Easy-to-use lessons include vocabulary, comprehension, analysis and critical thinking exercises, questions on related Biblical principles, activities
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Middle & High School guides take approximately from 8 to 10 weeks to complete often culminating in an essay.
The Red Badge of Courage is about Henry Fleming who joins the Union army dreaming of glory and heroic acts on the battlefield. But the harsh reality of the Civil War leaves him struggling against fear and self-doubt to find courage in the midst of chaos.
Grade Level: 9-12
Setting: Virginia, 1863