Bridge, The - Study Guide

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Grade Range: 4-6

Setting: Medieval

Genre: Historical Fantasy

Page Count: 32 + Answer Key

Approximate Completion Time: 6 weeks

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Princess Rosalynn of Bracken has been left in the care of loyal Sir Reynald while her father, the king, is away. When Sir Reynald learns of an impending attack from Folger, a neighboring country much larger than Bracken and connected to it only by a suspension bridge he devises a plan to save the princess and hopefully save Bracken as well.
When enemy soldiers chase the fleeing princess and soldier, Herron is wounded and he must leave Rosalynn in the middle of the forest to lead the soldiers away. Rosalynn is left to begin her journey through perilous, enemy-filled territory - her life in danger with every step. In the process, a wise woman will help and guide her to greater understanding of forgiveness, herself, and others. Will Herron escape? Can they bring down the suspension bridge in time to save their country?

Progeny Press' The Bridge English/Language Arts curriculum will provide your Primary School Elementary grade student with:

About the Author: Read about Jeri Massi, the writer behind the novel.
Background Information: Explore Wise Woman stories as a genre, featuring tales that blend wisdom, folklore, and insight.
Vocabulary: Use a range of activities that promote vocabulary retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: Explore a range of literary techniques, from dictionary work and adjectives to synonyms, paraphrasing, antonyms, metaphors, similes, and idioms.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: Look into themes of forgiveness, anger, misunderstandings, gentleness, wise decision-making, consequences, promises, and developing strong characters.
Activities and Writing Assignments: Take your ELA study to new heights with creative projects such as a Castle project, map explorations, research into Medieval history, class discussions, dramatic endeavors, and allegorical explorations with the Mystery Word activity page.
Suggestions for Further Reading: Enjoy a carefully curated reading list, including more works by Jeri Massi and other books that seamlessly align with or echo the themes found in, The Bridge.

All of Progeny Press' Language Arts unit lessons are written from a Christian worldview!

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