Wagon Wheels tells of Ed Muldie, who leaves Kentucky in 1878 with his son Johnny, age 11, and his two younger sons, to take advantage of the free land offered by the United States government through the Homestead Act. During the harsh winter, the people of Nicodemus are saved from starvation by the Osage Indians who bring them food. In the spring their father travels on ahead to find land and build a home. When a letter from their father arrives sending for them, they summon their courage and travel alone for 150 miles to find him. Their courage and their faith in their father carrying them home. 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. 21 reproducible pages, paperback. Grades 1-3.
- Type: Perfect (Student/Stdy Gde)
- Category: > Home Schooling
- ISBN / UPC: 9781586093112/1586093118
- Publish Date: 8/1/2007
- Item No: 118183
- Vendor: Progeny Press