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Level A4 - English Language
Curriculum Outline

Topic 1. Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary

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1Word A Day
   
                                  
2Short Vowels
   
                                  
3Long Vowels
   
                                  
4The k, f, s Sounds
   
                                  
5Syllables
   
                                  
6Synonyms
   
                                  
7Antonyms
   
                                  
8Palindromes
   
                                  
9Homophones
   
                                  
10Homophones - 2
   
                                  
11Homophones - 3
   
                                  
12Homophones - 4
   
                                  
13Homophones - 5
   
                                  
14Correct the Homonym
   
                                  
15Choose the Correct Homonym
   
                                  
16Prefixes and Suffixes
   
                                  
17Prefixes
   
                                  
18Prefixes - Ambi and Amphi
   
                                  
19Suffix Sounds
   
                                  
20'Y' Change
   
                                  
21Vocabulary - 1
   
                                  
22Vocabulary - 2
   
                                  
23Vocabulary - 3
   
                                  
24Vocabulary - 4
   
                                  
25Vocabulary - 5
   
                                  
26Vocabulary - 6
   
                                  
27Vocabulary - 7
   
                                  
28Camping Vocabulary
   
                                  
29Super Sentence Vocabulary
   
                                  
30ABC Order
   
                                  
31Alphabetical Order
   
                                  
32Well vs. Good
   
                                  
33Who vs. How
   
                                  
34Close/Clothes/Cloths
   
                                  
35Were/Where/Wear
   
                                  
36Identify the Word
   
                                  
37Identify the Word - 2
   
                                  
38Spelling - 1
   
                                  
39Spelling - 2
   
                                  
40Spelling - 3
   
                                  
41Find the Right Word
   
                                  
42Word Roots
   
                                  
43Compound Words
   
                                  
44Classifying
   
                                  
45Review Test - Spelling and Vocabulary - Level 4
   
                                  

Topic 2. Grammar

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1Grammar Review
   
                                  
2Capitalization Review
   
                                  
3Capital Letters
   
                                  
4Editing - Spelling, Capitalization, Punctuation
   
                                  
5Using Capitals with Proper Nouns
   
                                  
6Punctuation Review - Comma and Semi-colon
   
                                  
7Punctuation - Commas with Numbers, Salutations, and Please
   
                                  
8Punctuation - Commas with Question Tags, Adjectives, and Adverbs
   
                                  
9Punctuation - Commas with Series, Main Clause, and Conditional Sentences
   
                                  
10Punctuation - Commas in Direct Speech and Introductory Clause
   
                                  
11Punctuation - Commas with Additional Information and Opposites
   
                                  
12Punctuation Marks that End Sentences
   
                                  
13Parts of Speech
   
                                  
14Name the Part of Speech
   
                                  
15Nouns and Their Types
   
                                  
16Common and Proper Nouns
   
                                  
17Plural Nouns
   
                                  
18Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives
   
                                  
19Pronouns
   
                                  
20Pronouns for Nouns
   
                                  
21Find the Pronouns
   
                                  
22Pronoun to Noun Reference
   
                                  
23Object Pronouns
   
                                  
24Possessive Pronouns
   
                                  
25Verbs: Action, Linking, and Helping
   
                                  
26Verbs - 2
   
                                  
27More Verbs
   
                                  
28Verb Tenses
   
                                  
29Present, Past and Future Tense
   
                                  
30Past, Present, or Future
   
                                  
31Find the Verb
   
                                  
32Contractions with Verbs
   
                                  
33Verb Forms Using 'ing' and 'ed'
   
                                  
34Irregular Verbs in Past Tense
   
                                  
35Subject-Verb Agreement
   
                                  
36Adjectives
   
                                  
37Comparing Adjectives
   
                                  
38Adverbs
   
                                  
39Conjunctions
   
                                  
40Is it a Sentence?
   
                                  
41Types of Sentences
   
                                  
42Types of Sentences - Declarative or Interrogative
   
                                  
43Complete the Sentence
   
                                  
44Subjects And Predicates
   
                                  
45Compound Subjects
   
                                  
46Compound Predicates
   
                                  
47'Can' or 'Know how to'
   
                                  
48Using I and Me, We and Us
   
                                  
49Paragraph
   
                                  
50Sentence and Punctuation Practice
   
                                  
51Review Test - Grammar Level 4
   
                                  

Topic 3. Reading Comprehension

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1Reading Fiction - Strategies
   
                                  
2Read and Summarize a Book
   
                                  
3Context Clues - 1
   
                                  
4Context Clues - 2
   
                                  
5Context Clues - 3
   
                                  
6Sentences in a Paragraph
   
                                  
7Find the Topic Sentence
   
                                  
8Driving Directions
   
                                  
9Following Directions: Recipes
   
                                  
10Reading Skills: Bus Schedules
   
                                  
11Reading Skills: Labels
   
                                  
12Fact or Opinion
   
                                  
13Sayings and Proverbs
   
                                  
14Poem - The Wind
   
                                  
15Poem - Daybreak
   
                                  
16Poem - In London Town
   
                                  
17Reading for Details: St. Helena Lighthouse
   
                                  
18Reading Nonfiction: Core Democratic Values
   
                                  
19Reading Nonfiction - The Potawatomi
   
                                  
20Genres: Myths and Fables
   
                                  
21Fairy Tale: Crab and Heron
   
                                  
22Fairy Tale: The Conference of The Mice
   
                                  
23Fairy Tale: The Wolf and The Crane
   
                                  
24Fairy Tale: FOX AND THE GRAPES
   
                                  
25Fable: THE VAIN CROW
   
                                  
26Review Test - Reading Comprehension Level 4
   
                                  

Topic 4. Writing

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1Commonly Confused Words
   
                                  
2Reference Skills
   
                                  
3Reference Choice
   
                                  
4Using Sayings and Proverbs
   
                                  
5Using the Right Word - 1
   
                                  
6Using the Right Word - 2
   
                                  
7Using the Right Word - 3
   
                                  
8Writing Supporting Sentences
   
                                  
9Topic Sentences and Supporting Details
   
                                  
10Taking Notes
   
                                  
11Outlining
   
                                  
12Summarizing: Writing an Autobiography
   
                                  
13Writing Letters
   
                                  
14Writing Practice - Blank Sheet
   
                                  
15Writing a Story: Using a Mind Map
   
                                  
16Write About This Picture
   
                                  
17A Good Writing Method
   
                                  
18Types of Essays
   
                                  
19Compare and Contrast: Top Jobs
   
                                  
20Review Test - Writing Level 4
   
                                  

Topic 5. Other Topics & Review Tests

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1Spelling Test - High Frequency Words
   
                                  
2Sentences Review
   
                                  
3Sentences Review - 2
   
                                  
4Grammar Review
   
                                  
5Review Test - 1
   
                                  
6Review Test - 2
   
                                  
7Review Test - 3
   
                                  
8Review Test - 4
   
                                  
9Test Taking Strategies
   
                                  
10State Test - Writing Assessment