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For grades 1 and up
In Greek Alphabet Code Cracker, understanding the Greek alphabet is the key to decoding clues and recovering the stolen Urn of Achilles! Students will learn all of the Greek letters, from Alpha to Omega, along with their phonetic pronunciations. Students will practice writing the letters and, in the process, they will gather clues from witnesses and trace the path of the thief! This workbook text is an excellent introduction to Greek for students of all ages.
- Full-color workbook text
- 8 chapters, to be completed approximately 1 chapter per week, depending on student age
- Students will learn all of the consonant and vowels sounds, as well as the consonant blends and diphthongs (vowel blends or combinations), through systematic, phonetic lessons
- An excellent preparation for Song School Greek or Greek for Children Primer A
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Dr. Christopher Perrin, MDiv, PhDDr. Christopher Perrin is an author, consultant, and speaker who specializes in classical education. He is committed to the renewal of the liberal arts tradition. He cofounded and serves full-time as the CEO/publisher at Classical Academic Press, a classical education curriculum, media, and consulting company. Christopher is also a consultant to charter, public, private, and Christian schools across the country. He is the director at the Alcuin Fellowship with the Institute for Classical Schools and the former board vice president of the Society for Classical Learning. He has published numerous articles and lectures that are widely used throughout the United States and the English-speaking world.Christopher received his BA in history from the University of South Carolina and his MDiv and PhD in apologetics from Westminster Theological Seminary. He was also a special student in literature at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland. He has taught at Messiah College and Chesapeake Theological Seminary, and served as the founding headmaster of a classical school in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for ten years. He is the author of The Greek Alphabet Code Cracker and Greek for Children and the coauthor of the Latin for Children series, all published by Classical Academic Press.
Grade Level: Grades 1 and up