Literature Series

 
 

Elementary & Middle School Literature (Grades 3-8) - Mosdos Press Literature Series

Please be advised that, due to contractual permissions agreements, Mosdos Literature Books may only be sold to schools in the United States and Canada.

Mosdos Literature Textbooks

Mosdos Press is dedicated to excellence in the teaching of literature, writing, vocabulary, and language arts. This series presents world-class literature for elementary and middle school: classic and contemporary works that are broadly representative, intellectually challenging, and morally framed. The instructional program is rigorous and engaging, and it thoughtfully explores family values and ethics.

This powerful resource provides teachers with an abundance of information and recommendations that will help them in developing comprehensive and interesting lessons that incorporate critical thinking and literary analysis.

 

   Opal (Grade 3):

 
Mosdos Press Literature Opal Third Grade
This two book set integrates language arts and literature with Lessons in Literature that precede each prose selection and teach a progression of language arts skills that build, one on the other. These lessons are specifically geared towards the 3rd grader. The book is replete with short stories, a complete chapter book, drama, poetry, and nonfiction. Opal has a wonderful selection of poetry-more than 15 poems follow prose selections with which they are thematically linked.
 
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   Ruby (Grade 4):

 
Mosdos Press Literature Ruby Fourth Grade
Show fourth graders the beauty of language and the imagery and complexity of fine stories in this integrated Literature and Language Arts Program. Here is a literary world, appropriate to a fourth grader's sensibilities, that fosters thinking and talking about values, ideals, and behavior.
 
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   Coral (Grade 5):

 
Mosdos Press Literature Coral Fifth Grade
Includes over 600 pages of prose, poetry, plays and nonfiction narratives. Reading skills instruction is essential to a 5th grade language arts program, therefore, like Ruby, Coral's student curriculum is developed around a unique feature called Lessons in Literature. Each lesson teaches language arts skills appropriate for the prose it precedes.
 
*  26 Short Stories  *  39 Poetry Selections  *  9 Nonfiction Essays  *  2 Drama Selections  *  A Complete Novel   *  Index of Authors & Titles  *  Vocabulary Glossary  *  Brief Author Biographies  *  682 pages.
 
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   Pearl (Grade 6):

 
Mosdos Press Literature Pearl Sixth Grade
Pearl is the sixth grade literature/language arts reading program from Mosdos Press. This curriculum gives the student the opportunity to explore positive themes and ideals as they read more elaborate texts. Pearl offers a variety of thought-provoking selections and genres, including fiction, drama, poetry, and nonfiction. Students read more complex texts and analyze and understand them in deeper ways, thus strengthening their knowledge and comprehension skills.
 
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   Jade (Grade 7):

 
Mosdos Press Literature Jade Seventh Grade
Jade is replete with literature that spans several centuries and that is drawn from regions across the globe. The second edition has a revised curriculum, new original art, graphics, and design, and the same excellent literature that has made Jade our most popular anthology.
 
*  4 Short Stories  *  39 Poetry Selections  *  9 Nonfiction Essays  *  2 Drama Selections  *  A complete Novel  *  Index of Authors & Titles  *  Vocabulary Glossary  *  Brief Author Biographies *  656 pages.
 
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   Gold (Grade 8):

 
Mosdos Press Literature Gold Eighth Grade
This textbook contains highly literate curriculum and artwork that enchants. Students will be intrigued by introductory word banks with fascinating bits of information, and helped by vocabulary definitions on each page. The novel, The Voyage of the Lucky Dragon, is suspenseful and powerful. Let Mosdos Press show your students the joys of poetry!
 
* 26 Short Stories * A Novella * 23 Poetry Selections * A Drama Selection * 9 Nonfiction Essays * A Complete Novel * Index of Authors & Titles * Glossary of Literary Terms * Vocabulary Glossary  * Author Biographies * 733 pages.
 
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   Test Master CDs (Grades 3–8):

 
Each Test Master CD includes tests for each prose selection, unit tests, and vocabulary tests. Also available on each CD are essay questions that are drawn from each unit.
 
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   Silver: A Collection of Short Stories (Grades 5–8)

 
Mosdos Press Literature Silver Collectino of Short Stories
Silver: A Collection of Short Stories is an anthology of short stories from Mosdos Press that brings quality contemporary and classic short fiction to the middle school classroom. These short stories are framed in traditional values, and they will help your students experience the joys of fine literature without compromising traditional principles.
 
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High School Literature (Grades 9–12) - TextWord Press, Inc.

 

This high school literature and language arts series promotes academic excellence and preserves family values. It is designed to enable students to acquire high level, solidly based comprehension, writing, and communication skills.

Implications of Literature is an academically superior high school literature series that features content chosen for its time-tested literary quality. It complements a traditional, values-oriented curriculum, and it is free of material that conflicts with Christian school values.

 
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   Explorer Level (Grade 9):

 
TextWord Press Literature Explorer Level Grade 9
The Explorer Level draws on superior world literature, engaging students in enjoyable reading experiences that not only delight them but also reinforce the skills of critical reading, comprehension, and language arts.
 
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   Navigator Level (Grade 10):

 
TextWord Press Literature Navigator Level Grade 10
The Navigator Level treats students to an exciting collection of international literature. Entertaining stories, insightful poetry, and inspirational biographies as well as other thought-provoking nonfiction intensify students’ appreciation of each genre.
 
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   Pioneer Level (Grade 11):

 
TextWord Press Literature Pioneer Level Grade 11
Incorporating American literature, the Pioneer Level encourages upper-level students to sharpen their critical-thinking skills, distinguish literary themes, and recognize differing viewpoints. These abilities foster the clarity of written expression so critical for success in the newly formatted SAT examinations.
 
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   Trailblazer Level (Grade 12):

 
TextWord Press Literature Trailblazer Level Grade 12
The Trailblazer Level completes the four–year literary series by presenting an anthology of the best in British literature. Short stories, poetry, nonfiction, drama, and a novel round out a challenging literary sampler that serves as a springboard for the development of high-level language skills.
 
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   CD Test Generators (Grades 9–12):

 
CDs are available for each level of the Implications of Literature series. They contain a variety of testing options that teachers can generate and adapt for individualized classroom use. CDs are not Mac compatible.
 
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Supplemental Studies from TextWord Press:

 

    Pathfinder (Grades 9 & 10)

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    Vanguard (Grades 11 & 12)

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   Constructing the House of Language:

 
Constructing the House of Language
This consumable handbook of writing and language skills will help your students feel more secure as they learn to express themselves effectively. A brief history of the English language, grammar and language skills exercises, and studies of word origins, spelling, and phonetics are presented in a lively manner. This supplementary text will be a valuable addition to any high school English program.
 
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   Julius Caesar:

 
Julius Caesar
This annotated edition of Julius Caesar boosts confidence and comprehension. It's all you need to bring the bard's play to life! Once students have mastered the story of Julius Caesar using this edition, they are equipped to tackle any of Shakespeare’s works with self-assurance.
 
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   The Call of the Wild::

 
This handbook is enriched by our unique TextWord format that offers enhanced comprehension, thought-provoking critique questions, and skill-based exercises that improve both writing and vocabulary skills. We believe that once your students have carefully read the text of the novel using these TextWord student aids, they will find that the thinking and linguistic skills acquired during the process will carry over other areas of the curriculum.
 
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