Elementary English 2

Suggested Age

9-11 years old; students working at approximately a 4th or 5th grade level

Course length

1 hour

Prerequisites

Elementary English 1, or basic competency in reading and handwriting

Curriculum/Materials

About the course

Purpose

Students in this stage of their development love to learn the rules for how things work. Our grammar objective is to identify and understand the eight parts of speech and their functions within the sentence. Students will learn to write to express, record, reflect, and problem solve.


Process

  • Basic Rules of Grammar

  • Easy Grammar 5 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

  • Write engaging five-paragraph compositions

  • Introduced to the writing process: Brainstorm, Draft, Revise/Edit, Publish

  • Topic and concluding sentences

  • Spelling/Vocabulary Assignments

  • Spelling stages: syllables, prefixes, suffixes, derivational relations

  • Meaningful vocabulary

  • Weekly chart completion

Parental Responsibilities

Each week parents are asked to oversee the completion of the following assignments, grade them accordingly, and record the grades on the Weekly Grade Report Chart:

  • Spelling test over the student’s weekly vocabulary words

  • Vocabulary chart completion

  • Grammar pages assigned weekly

Compositions should be completed according to the rubrics provided in the student workbook and submitted to the student’s One Day Academy teacher for grading.

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