Saint Benedict (Windeatt Comprehension Set)

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All the resources you could need in one place! If you or your student is excited about learning the most from St. Benedict and his holy adventures, this Comprehension Set is the perfect thing to get you started.

In this set you will find:

  • St. Benedict: The Story of the Father of the Western Monks by Mary Fabyan Windeatt
  • A Student Workbook
  • A Teacher’s Manual

Meant to be used together, all three of these books will help you to engage your student with the life of St. Benedict, while also practicing important reading skills. With lessons and worksheets tailored to children in 2nd through 5th grade, the Teacher’s Manual and Student Workbook will help you and your student understand the most important virtues and lessons from St. Benedict’s life.

TAN Books now offers these sets so that you can use the beloved Windeatt saint stories to help test your students on their reading comprehension, instruct them on matters of the Catholic faith, and bring them closer to the saints. 

The Student Workbook and Teacher’s Manual utilize:

  • Key Terms pages
  • Vocabulary exercises
  • Comprehension questions
  • Activity pages
  • Answer keys
  • A guide for teaching
  • And much more!

With these resources, your student will become familiar with St. Benedict, one of the Church’s most beloved saints and the founder of Western Monasticism. His life was filled with heroism and holiness, as well as danger and excitement! No Catholic education would be complete without knowing the life and works of St. Benedict, one of the greatest Fathers of the Church. 

The author of St. Benedict: The Story of the Father of the Western Monks, Mary Fabyan Windeatt, was known as “the storyteller of the saints.” In the 1950s and 60s, she wrote over 20 historical fiction novels on the saints, bringing to life these holy men and women for young readers across the world. Sold individually or in a set of 20, these timeless classics have educated young men and women in virtue since their publication in the 1950s. Each story tells the life of an important saint in an engaging way, detailing his or her life, virtues, struggles, and countless adventures.

With this set, you will be able to guide your student to a better understanding of the life and virtues of St. Benedict, as well as engage their developing reading and comprehension skills!

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