The Literature-Based Unit Study—Based on Anne of Green Gables
- Add Science, Math, and Latin courses and you have a complete one-year course of study.
- Explore the Victorian world of Anne of Green Gables in this interdisciplinary high school curriculum.
Where the Brook and River Meet Unit Study
Where the Brook and River Meet: A Literature-Based Unit Study
With Where Brook and River Meet your student will:
- Engage Victorian culture through confronting contemporary issues and literature
- Learn British and Canadian History
- Apply Scripture and build character
- Increase reading comprehension
- Improve writing
- Increase skills of observation
- Discover health and nutrition practices
When you use Where Brook and River Meet, you will need separate courses for the following subjects:
- Latin (if you want to follow the classical curriculum that Anne follows.)
- Spelling, if needed. (Spelling Power is recommended.)
Many books are used in the Where Brook and River Meet unit study. The most frequently used resources are listed below. An asterisk * indicates a resource that is more difficult to find (meaning it probably won’t be available at your local library.)
- Anne’s Anthology* by Margie Gray, Cadron Creek
- The Hidden Art of Homemaking by Edith Schaeffer
- The Annotated Anne of Green Gables* by L.M. Montgomery
- The Green Gables Letters from L.M. Montgomery to Ephraim Weber 1905-1909* Edited by Wilfrid Eggleston
- Writers INC by Patrick Sebranek, Dave Kemper, Verne Meyer
- How Should We Then Live? The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture by Francis A. Schaeffer
- The Way Home by Mary Pride
If your student is not proficient in grammar, a separate grammar course will be required.
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- Assignment Table
- Reading Guide
- Reading Contract
- Planning Guide
- Sample Chapters
- Activity Appendix
- Answer Appendix
- Background Info
- Sample Quiz
- Topics Covered
Grades 7-12 Over 500 Pages
Anne’s Anthology: Following the Footnote Trail
Anne’s Anthology is a compilation of poetry which Lucy Maud Montgomery quoted or alluded to in Anne of Green Gables. Used with the unit study Where Brook and River Meet.
Hidden Art of Homemaking
Creative ideas for enriching everyday life are found in Edith Schaeffer’s Hidden Art of Homemaking. It is used in the Further Up and Further In Unit Study.