Have you read it? They seem to be stopped by sentences. "Mrs. B. , I had to read this sentence over and over to finally get what it meant." Me too. I have to follow some of the sentences closely like my cat watches an ant out on the back deck.
These students are thinking. So I'm thinking that is a very good thing. I put them in groups of two to discuss the early chapters. They went all over my back deck and yard. You know summer is here on this first day of Spring. I was HOT.
Also, they are practicing Lewis' style of writing with their own Lost Chapter of Herodotus. ( Xmas and Christmas from God in the Dock ) You know sometimes class needs to be fun!
We have two copies of this book: