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Elementary English 3

Course #:

ENGL

1-313

Division:

English

Department:

Elementary English

Suggested Age:

8-9 years

Prerequisites:

• Basic competency in reading and handwriting
• Students working at approximately a 3rd or 4th grade level

Elementary English 3

Course Description:

Students in this stage are gaining confidence in both their reading and writing skills.  Students will be introduced to the basic rules of grammar through color-coding, write with a purpose, as well as spell and use meaningful vocabulary words.


Process

Basic Rules of Grammar

  • Easy Grammar 3 Workbook is our primary grammar text

  • Color-coding parts of speech assists students in comprehending sentence patterns that will carry over into their sentence writing skills

  • Capitalization and punctuation practice

Compositions

  • Engaging weekly one-paragraph compositions

  • Topic sentence

  • Concluding sentence

Spelling/Vocabulary Assignments

  • Basic spelling rules: vowels, digraphs, diphthongs

  • Meaningful vocabulary

Handwriting

  • Scripture

  • Dictation

Parental Responsibilities

Each week parents are asked to oversee the completion of assignments

  • Easy Grammar

  • Spelling/Vocabulary

  • Weekly Writing Assignment to be sent to the teacher for grading

Curriculum/Materials:

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