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Language Arts

Course ID: 1002

This Literature/ Language Arts class is a balanced literacy program in which sixth and seventh grade students are challenged in several aspects of literature and language. The class is designed to highlight areas in Grammar, Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, speaking, and listening skills. Students will explore these different traits of the literacy program by introducing and focusing on literature. The students will be working on reading comprehension skills, literacy discussions, creative writing projects, and developing a love of reading.

Resources and Materials:

  1. BJU English 6 Writing and Grammar

    — ISBN-13: 978-1-60682-230-2

  2. BJU English 6 Tests, 2nd ed.

    — Author: BJU Press

    — ISBN-13: 978-1-59166-397-3

  3. Johnny Tremain

    — Author: Esther Forbes

    — ISBN-13: 9780547614328

  4. The War That Saved My Life

    — Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

    — ISBN-13: 9780147510488

  5. Crispin: The Cross of Lead

    — Author: Avi

    — ISBN-13: 9780439577755

  6. The Wright Brothers: The Pioneers of American Aviation

    — Author: Quentin Reynolds

    — ISBN-13: 9780394847009

  7. Penny from Heaven

    — Author: Jennifer L. Holm

    — ISBN-13: 9780375836893

  8. Latin and Greek Roots

    — Cost: Provided by the Teacher

  9. 2" Ring Binder

    — Divide your binder with 5 tabs:



    English Roots


    Tests & Review

Categories: English
Target Levels: Grade 6; Grade 7

Tuition and Class Schedule by Academic Term:

Full Year 2024-25

  • Tuition and Fees

    • Tuition Fee: $595.00

    • Paid Security Guard Fee for Safety of Students: $25.00

  • Section 1: Cristy Ayala ( (Open)

    • Tue 9:25 am - 10:45 am

Topics and Objectives
1. Sentences
— Types of Sentences
Subjects and Predicates
Subordinating Conjunctions
Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences
Prepositional Phrases
2. Personal Narratives
— Revising Fragments
Personal Narrative
Using Descriptive Details
Personal Narrative: Planning, Drafting, Revising
3. Nouns
— Common and Proper Nouns
Singular and Plural Nouns
Singular Possessive Nouns
Plural Possessive Nouns
Language Link: Greek and Latin Roots
4. Writing a Newspaper Editorial
— Revising Run-on Sentences
Persuasive Writing
Propaganda Tactics
News Paper Editorial: Planning, Revising, Proofreading
5. Verbs
— Action and Linking Verbs
Predicate Nouns and Predicate Adjectives
Direct Objects
Indirect Objects
Sentence Patterns
Language Link: Greek and Latin Roots
6. Writing Instructions
— Precise Words & Details
Writing Specific Instructions
Instructions: Planning, Revising, Proofreading, Preparing for Oral Publishing
7. Study and Reference Skills
— Parts of a Book
Atlases, Almanacs & Textbooks
Taking notes from an Article
8. Writing a Research Paper
— Research Report About a Place
Research Report: Taking Notes
Research Report: Writing an Outline
Research Report: Drafting
Research Report: Revising
Research Report: Proofreading
Research Report: Bibliography
9. Pronouns
— Personal Pronouns & Antecedents
Possessive Pronouns
Subject and Object Pronouns
Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns
Interrogative Pronouns
Demonstrative Pronouns
Indefinite Pronouns
Language Link: Homophones
10. Writing Historical Fiction
— Historical Fictions
Planning and Setting
Main Character
Conflict and Resolution
Other characters
Planning the Plot
Historical Fiction: Drafting, Revising, Proofreading
11. More About Verbs
— Principal Parts
Simple Verb Tenses
Perfect Tenses
Irregular Verbs
Language Link: English Greek and Latin Roots-Prefixes & Suffixes
12. Compare-Contrast Essay
— Organizing the essay
Compare-Contrast Essay: Planning, Revising, Proofreading
13. Adjectives, Adverbs, & Prepositions
— Adjectives
Special Adjectives
Adverbs Modifying Verbs
Adverbs Modifying Adjectives and Adverbs
Prepositional Phrases Modifying Nouns and Pronouns
Prepositional Phrases Modifying Verbs
Language Link: Greek and Latin Roots Review
14. Sentences, Phrases and Clauses
— Sentence Errors
Writing Complex Sentences
Confusing Words

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