The Singing Tree Book Guide
Open your child’s heart…
The book guide for The Singing Tree explores story-related learning topics about World War I Hungary found in the story. When you explore this book, your kids will connect to the story and remember what they’ve learned, which will stay with them long after the story is finished.
Plus, as a family, you’ll…
⭐️ Learn about World War I
⭐️ Explore the Magyar people
⭐️ Learn about Hungarian Geography, Culture, & Nature
⭐️ Expand your study with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist
⭐️ Review with Story-related Activities & Story Celebration
⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.
Recommended for ages 7+.
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What others are saying about our guides…
The guides from Learning Through Literature have been one of our favorite resources. They immerse us deeply into the time and culture of the stories and make learning meaningful and lasting. The best part is doing a book party at the end! Perfect for homeschool or any family who wants to read good literature together. – Amanda W.
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What’s included in The Singing Tree Book Guide
⭐️ Learning Ideas: Explore geography, history, culture, and add depth and understanding to the story.
Meaningful Discussion: Connect with your kids as you discuss thought-provoking questions.
Hands-on Activities & Projects: Enjoy fun, story-related activities and projects.
Related Reading Booklist: Delight even more in the story with our exclusive list of related books and poems.
⭐️ Week-to-Week Plan: Enjoy peace of mind with an open-and-go format that walks you step-by-step through the guide.
Story Celebration Plan: Wrap up the story with a fun, interactive party.
⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-inspired Plan for adding language arts.
Follow this 4-week guide to engage deeply with The Singing Tree and the valuable lessons it teaches about Generosity and Friendship.
Be sure to follow along on Instagram and email as we highlight books and guide elements each month.
How the Guide Works
The The Singing Tree – Book Guide is a 4-week, literature-based learning guide that walks you through the story with these weekly sections:
- Read & Explore
- Weekly chapters to read
- Story-related learning topics (history, locale, culture, etc.)
- Expand & Discuss
- Related reading ideas (poem and picture books)
- Hands-on activities & project ideas
- Meaningful discussion questions & prompts
- Story Celebration Plan
- Book party ideas for the final week
- Step-by-step Story Celebration plan
How we choose books for this series
Each book has been thoughtfully chosen based on the following requirements:
- Does the story compel readers to connect with characters and their struggles?
- Does the storytelling allow for meaningful discussions?
- Does the story inspire readers to desire stronger character?
Add in an art!
We’ve partnered with Marrissa Raimonde from Yellow Spot:Sun to bring you amazing art packets that work alongside our guides. Marrissa has created a resource called Drawing Symmetrical Trees to coordinate with this guide.
What others are saying about our guides:
First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups. —Elizabeth H.
I just wanted to tell you how much your resources have been a blessing to me. Your site is wonderful and I eagerly look forward to future guides. I also love your poem of the month. The thing I am enjoying about your stuff is its simplicity. It’s easy to use. I am homeschooling 4 young children (ages 4-9) and my husband works long hours and some weekends so if something is not “easy” this mom just cannot do it very long or very well. — Meghan S.
I just wanted to thank you for our Number the Stars book guide… The Number the Stars packet offered exactly the right amount of history, research, imagination, linking, reflection, and thoughtful writing prompts. You’ve really created a wonderful teaching program with extraordinary content. I’m very grateful for all your efforts, and am highly recommending your website, book lists, and guides to teachers and parents, both in and outside our school. —Elizabeth
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