As listed in Rod and Staff's 2011 Catalog
This reader contains 60 selections of essays, narratives, and poems; 5 are Bible selections and 11 contain Anabaptist themes.
The study exercises are more extensive than in Grade 8. The paragraphs in the text are numbered and literary terminology is marked to help the student with the exercises.
The teacher's guide has an answer key and provides background information to enrich the class.
11901 Reader $12.35
This is the first book in the series God's Plan for His People. It discusses who God is, and how He revealed Himself to man before the Law, through the Law, through His Son, through the apostles, and through the church. The course aims to inspire the student to understand the difference between knowing about God and knowing God.
The Bible is the pupil's textbook. The workbook guides the pupil through the study of the Bible as he looks up Bible verses and then answers the questions. The exercises include multiple choice and filling in the blanks. The workbook also includes vocabulary exercises of Bible words, practice using Bible study helps, and map work pertaining to Bible lands.
The pupil's book has 30 lessons divided into 6 chapters, a review for each chapter, and a final review. A test for each chapter and a final test are in a separate booklet with tear-out sheets.
The teacher's manual has a reduced copy of the pupil's workbook, with the answers filled in. Oral reviews, main points, and other notes are in the margins.
17921 Pupil's Workbook $8.10
17991 Teacher's Manual $9.55
Grades 9 & 10
This Bible-based, advanced grammar and composition course consists of parallel texts called Book One and Book Two. Either book may be studied first, and Grades 9 and 10 can be combined for English class if desired. Both books review grammar concepts from Grade 8 and previous years, but each one deals with different kinds of composition.
New grammar concepts include retained objective complements, nominative absolutes, subjects of infinitives, moods of verbs, and idioms. Composition skills in Book One include lessons on listening and speaking, Bible study, outlining, argumentative essays, poetry, and letter writing. Composition lessons in Book Two teach study skills, expository essays, stories, descriptions, reference sources, and parliamentary procedure.
Interspersed throughout both books are lessons to improve writing, speaking, and editing skills. Writing and speaking lessons focus on style rather than content.
12901.3 Book One Pupil $14.95
12991.3 Book One Teacher's Manual $18.95
12911.3 Book One Tests and Editing Sheets $2.55
12902.3 Book Two Pupil $14.95
12992.3 Book Two Teacher's Manual $18.95
Book Two -- Grades 9 & 10
This hardbound textbook was written to guide students in their growing awareness of the orderly world around them, its potential usefulness to the glory of God, and God's true relation to it as revealed in His Word.
Men have performed experiment after experiment to learn the whys and hows of electricity, heat, weather, plants, and almost every other feature of God's orderly world. Because science is orderly, many conclusions have been reached that are worthy of knowing and teaching. Investigating God's Orderly World Books One and Two are a collection of some of the more important discoveries of orderliness.
The information was gathered from many sources and reviewed for scientific accuracy. Many experiments are suggested to explain and illustrate the facts presented. In this way, the book promotes a practical working knowledge of the laws and wonders of God's orderly world.
The units are arranged to introduce concepts in a logical order. Each unit begins with an introductory page, which explains the Scriptural attitude that should be cultivated as the study progresses, stimulates interest with challenging questions, and acquaints the student with new vocabulary for the unit. Each unit is well illustrated with many original drawings and photographs. The units are divided into sections with study exercises for each section. At the end of each unit, study exercises provide review of the vocabulary and of the important facts and concepts studied.
These are the titles of the 12 units in Book Two: "Light," "Sound," "The Body, " "Behavior," "Work and Machines," "Energy and Engines," "Principles of Chemistry, " "Survey of Materials," "Electricity and Magnetism," "Generating and Using Electricity," "Reprodution and Heredity," and "Care of the Body."
The hardbound teacher's manual suggests procedures for teaching each unit. An outline of the major concepts to be taught in each unit is also included for the teacher's convenience. An answer key and a list of suggested equipment for each unit makes this guide very useful.
14808 Pupil's Textbook $15.65
14898 Teacher's Manual $10.50
This course covers the last five centuries of world history from a Biblical perspective. Students will learn about different types of governments, and how economics and trade have affected countries. Influential worldly religions, philosophies, and economic systems are explained, such as Islam, Hinduism, deism, communism, democracy, socialism, fascism, imperialism, and capitalism.
The historical events selected for coverage are those that have had the greatest impact on history. Though wars and military actions are covered, they are not overemphasized. Some cultural trends and present-day problems are explained in light of God's Word.
The text also shows God's overruling hand in the history of Jews and Christians. Persecution and the development of religious toleration and religious freedom are discussed. Challenges for present-day Christians are given.
The text is divided into 28 chapters, with study exercises, chapter reviews, and some map work. Many color as well as black-and-white pictures, maps, and illustrations are scattered throughout the book.
The hardcover teacher's manual contains a reduced copy of each pupil's page. Surrounding the pupil's pages are the answer key, main points, Christian perspectives, and other helpful information. Suggested sources for further research are listed in the introduction for the teacher.
A separate test booklet contains tests to follow every two chapters, and a final test.
19901 Pupil's Textbook $24.80
19991 Teacher's Manual $30.40
Grades 9 and 10
This hardcover book reveals the principles of faith and the character of our early church leaders. Illustrations, notes and references, bibliography, and an index are included. Mennonites in Europe is very readable and may be used for Grades 9 and 10.
A study guide by James W. Lowry is available for use with the text. A test booklet and a test answer key are also available.
2324 Mennonites in Europe $14.55
19924.3 Study Guide $6.15
19914.3 Test Booklet $1.55
This history/geography course is for use in Grades 9 and 10. It is a study of ancient history centered on the people of God. The study guide will help students learn the historical and geographical facts such as where Abraham walked, where Jesus sat, or where Paul preached. It may be used in personal study as well as group study. Students' personal Bible study will become more meaningful when they have a knowledge of the lands and people about which they are reading. The textbook is a hardcover book
The map booklet and test booklet complement the lessons in the study guide. The answer key includes answers for the map booklet and test booklet as well as for the exercises in the study guide.
6022 Baker's Bible Atlas Textbook $24.50
19822.3 Revised Study Guide $6.25
19882.3 Revised Map Booklet $2.50
19892.3 Revised Teacher's Key $3.75
This new typing course is designed to provide Christian schools with an alternative to the selections usually found in typing courses. Lesson selections are a variety of Scripture passages, songs, poetry, articles, and upbuilding stories. Through the completion of this course, students will type all of the Book of Philippians.
This course is designed for the ninth- or tenth-grade level.
The pupil's book is so designed that the student can move through the course mostly on his own, though teacher involvement is strongly encouraged. Spiral-bound with hard covers, this book stands nicely on its own.
The softcover teacher's manual contains pointers for each lesson -- objectives, teaching notes, and grading forms -- as well as an outline of the course.
19981 Typing for Christian Service -- Pupil $13.80
19989 Typing for Christian Service -- Teacher $6.60
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