In the Year of the Boar & Jackie Robinson is the story of Shirley Temple Wong, who travels from China to New York City in 1947. Shirley is happy to have her family together again at last, but she has difficulty adjusting to life in a new country with its new customs and language. When she discovers baseball and learns about Jackie Robinson, the first black American to play in the major leagues, Shirley begins to understand how America is truly a land of opportunity. Progeny Press Study Guides provide teachers, parents, and students with literary analysis based upon the foundation of the Bible. Examining well-written literature in relation to biblical standards, students will develop and refine how they deal with man's philosophies while learning about the craft of writing. Progeny Press 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. Easy-to-use lessons include vocabulary, comprehension, analysis and critical thinking exercises, questions on related Biblical principles, activities, and a complete answer key. Middle & High School guides take approximately from 8 to 10 weeks to complete. 66 pages, paperback. Grades 4-6.
- Type: Perfect (Student/Stdy Gde)
- Category: > Home Schooling
- ISBN / UPC: 9781586093204/1586093207
- Publish Date: 8/1/2007
- Item No: 118192
- Vendor: Progeny Press