6-Week Grammar and Writing - LEVEL TWO: FOCUS ON ENHANCING WRITING THROUGH USE OF GRAMMAR SKILLS
Entering Grades 4 or 5 or any students who have completed Level 1 *
8 interactive online lessons
8 online quiz-style assessments
15 grade-level worksheets
A 5-paragraph essay assignment
A 2-3 page story assignment
All worksheets and assignments are marked at grade-level by tutor, Jill Eiras, and feedback sent via email.
Section 1: Study abstract nouns, proper nouns, plural nouns, possessive nouns, and pronouns, as well as improve writing by using more exact nouns
Section 2: Study more complex adjectives and focus on improving use of descriptive adjectives
Section 3: Study action, linking and helping verbs, as well as learn verb tenses and improve use of verbs
Section 4: Study adverbs and learn to use them to enhance writing
Section 5: Learn punctuation rules, including rules of commas, semi-colons, colons, and quotes
Section 6: Put it all together, including editing, compound and complex sentences, and sentence variety
Each week has 2-3 worksheets containing more practice problems of skills taught during that section.
There are also two longer writing assignments where students apply skills. Both of these emphasize word usage and word choice.
The first writing assignment occurs after section 3, focusing on nouns, adjectives, and verbs.
The second writing assignment occurs after section 6, focusing on the use of adverbs, the variety of sentences, and application of all previously taught rules.
Supplemental worksheets are given, as needed, based on assessment results and assignments.