The Lingua Mater series uses many of the same principles found in Connecting with History.
With Lingua Mater you can:
Download a sample scope and sequence combining Connecting with History and the Lingua Mater series.
- Integrate multiple subjects and skills: grammar, spelling, literature, art appreciation
- Follow the natural development of your child
- Combine age levels for streamlined teaching
- Use over multiple years
Lingua Mater is a Catholic Language Arts book, combining the beauty of literature, art, and
poetry with the study of grammar and composition. In this completely
integrated program your student will study grammar concepts within the
context of real literature and write compositions that encourage
The text provides daily student lessons for a 36 four-day weeks. Each
week features a piece of literature or a painting, one grammar concept,
and one student writing assignment. The student will learn and practice
narrative, expository, and persuasive writing as well as try his hand
at writing poetry. Integrated throughout the text are the thoughts of
great Catholic thinkers making this a uniquely Catholic book – Catholic
in perspective – focused on the beauty of our Faith.
Literature selections include pieces by St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Abraham Lincoln, Kenneth Grahame, and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Poetry selections include authors such as Sir Walter Scott, Longfellow, John Henry Newman, and Father Abram Ryan.
Printed in full color, the art selections include painters such as
Auguste Renoir, William Liddall Armitage, Winslow Homer, and Carlo
Table of Contents
Sample of One Week's Lesson
Sample from Later in the Book
Free Consumable Supplement
A free 80 page Teacher’s Guide includes a complete answer key, numerous
teaching tips, and scoring rubrics for assessing student writing is included with your purchase.