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Resources to Teach the Culture of Life

Jul 10, 2017
Free Resources to Teach the Culture of Life

In the pro-life movement today, we sometimes underestimate the power of education in building a culture of life. Students need a strong foundation to have the courage to stand up in public for their pro-life beliefs—whether among their peers, in a college classroom, or at the workplace. Among educational programs, the Culture of Life Studies … read more

Book Discussion Guide: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Dec 1, 2016

Charlie Bucket lives with his father, mother, and four bedridden grandparents in the same city as Willie Wonka’s magnificent chocolate factory. The family is so poor that they eat mostly cabbage. Charlie only gets one chocolate bar a year—for his birthday. This is a hard thing to endure, given their close proximity to the factory. … read more

Book Discussion Guide: The Mitchells: Five for Victory by Hilda van Stockum

Sep 25, 2016
The Mitchells: Five for Victory by Hilda van Stockum

When their father leaves to fight during World War II, Joan, Patsy, Peter, Angela, and Timmy Mitchell try to find new ways of helping the war effort in order to bring their father back home safely. Life without Daddy is difficult and chaotic, but the Mitchells do what they can to help their mother, their … read more

Book Discussion Guide: The Giver by Lois Lowry

Sep 22, 2016
The Giver by Lois Lowry free study guide

Jonas lives in an almost perfect society where every citizen is a productive, contributing member. As Jonas awaits his Ceremony of Twelve, where he will be given an assignment in the community, he is apprehensive. To his surprise, Jonas is selected as The Receiver of Memory, the adviser of the Committee and the elders of … read more

Ludwig van Beethoven

Jul 18, 2016

Despite his fame, Beethoven did not lead an easy life. Growing up, he lived with an alcoholic and abusive father. Because of this, the family suffered financially and often lived in poverty. Though he struggled with a hearing disability, Beethoven overcame this disability and produced some of the world’s most beautiful music. Our Beethoven mini-lesson … read more

Book Discussion Guide: All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor

Jul 9, 2016

Ella, Sarah, Henny, Charlotte, and Gertie love reading library books, hate dusting, and get excited about celebrating their Jewish heritage on New York’s East Side at the turn of the century. Mama teaches the girls how to cook and clean, and how helping the family can be fun. Working together, the All-of-a-Kind family survives many … read more

Book Discussion Guide: Wonder by R. J. Palacio

Jul 1, 2016

10-year-old August Pullman (Auggie) was homeschooled until 4th grade because of his severe health problems. Auggie is terrified to go to regular school because of what the other kids might think of him, but he ends up with a few friends, despite his reservations. When Auggie’s friends talk behind his back and ditch him, it … read more

Book Discussion Guide: The Borrowers by Mary Norton

Mar 16, 2016
The Borrowers by Mary Norton. Recommended for ages 8-12. Free Discussion Guide

The Borrowers—Pod, Homily, and Arrietty Clock—are small persons who live under the kitchen in an old house. In order to survive, they “borrow” food and small objects from around the house. Their greatest fear is being seen by a “human bean” because then they would have to emigrate (or leave) to protect themselves. Arrietty, the … read more