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Level A5 - English Language
Curriculum Outline

Topic 1. Vocabulary

#ChapterDateNotes
1Word A Day
   
                                  
2Digraphs
   
                                  
3J and Ch Sounds
   
                                  
4Silent Letters
   
                                  
5Double Consonants
   
                                  
6Syllables
   
                                  
7Word Families
   
                                  
8Suffixes
   
                                  
9Greek and Latin Suffixes
   
                                  
10Greek and Latin Prefixes
   
                                  
11Prefixes - Mis, Un, Re, and Pre
   
                                  
12Prefix - Dis
   
                                  
13Prefixes - Il, Im, In, and Ir
   
                                  
14Prefixes- De and Ex
   
                                  
15More Prefixes
   
                                  
16More Prefixes - 2
   
                                  
17Prefixes Practice
   
                                  
18Plurals
   
                                  
19More Plurals
   
                                  
20Irregular Plurals
   
                                  
21Irregular Plurals - 2
   
                                  
22Synonyms - 1
   
                                  
23Synonyms - 3
   
                                  
24Synonyms - 2
   
                                  
25Synonyms - 4
   
                                  
26Word Meanings
   
                                  
27Antonyms
   
                                  
28Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs
   
                                  
29Homonyms
   
                                  
30Homophones
   
                                  
31Homographs
   
                                  
32Homophones: two and too and to
   
                                  
33To and Too
   
                                  
34Find the Right Word
   
                                  
35Vocabulary
   
                                  
36Vocabulary - 1
   
                                  
37Vocabulary - 2
   
                                  
38Vocabulary - 3
   
                                  
39Vocabulary - 4
   
                                  
40Vocabulary - 5
   
                                  
41Vocabulary - 6
   
                                  
42Usage - More or Most
   
                                  
43Identify the Word
   
                                  
44Frequently Confused Words
   
                                  
45Words Often Confused
   
                                  
46Name the Word
   
                                  
47Unscramble the Word
   
                                  
48Similes
   
                                  
49Metaphors
   
                                  
50Idioms
   
                                  
51Idioms - 2
   
                                  
52Word Origins
   
                                  
53Classifying
   
                                  
54Review Test - Spelling and Vocabulary - Level 5
   
                                  

Topic 2. Grammar

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1Capitalization
   
                                  
2Capitalization - 2
   
                                  
3Capitalization - 3
   
                                  
4Capitalization - 4
   
                                  
5Capitalization - 5
   
                                  
6Punctuation Marks
   
                                  
7Punctuation - Comma (,)
   
                                  
8Punctuation - Commas in Series
   
                                  
9Punctuation - Quotation Marks ('' '')
   
                                  
10Punctuation - Period (.)
   
                                  
11Punctuation - Exclamation (!)
   
                                  
12Punctuation - Question Mark (?)
   
                                  
13Punctuation - Apostrophe (')
   
                                  
14Punctuation - Semicolon (;)
   
                                  
15Punctuation - Colon (:)
   
                                  
16Punctuation - Hyphen (-), Dash ()
   
                                  
17Punctuation - Parentheses ( )
   
                                  
18Parts Of Speech Review
   
                                  
19Parts of Speech - 2
   
                                  
20Parts of Speech - 3
   
                                  
21Parts of Speech - 4
   
                                  
22Parts of Speech - 5
   
                                  
23Nouns as Subjects, Direct Objects, and Indirect Objects
   
                                  
24Subjects and Nouns
   
                                  
25Proper and Common Nouns
   
                                  
26Abstract and Concrete Nouns
   
                                  
27Plural Nouns
   
                                  
28Verbs
   
                                  
29Action Words - 2
   
                                  
30Subjects and Verbs
   
                                  
31Direct Objects
   
                                  
32Indirect Objects
   
                                  
33Kinds of Verbs
   
                                  
34Verb Tense
   
                                  
35Verb Tense - Present, Past, and Future
   
                                  
36Verb Tense - 2
   
                                  
37Verb Tense - Progressive Forms
   
                                  
38Principal Parts of Verbs
   
                                  
39Irregular Verbs
   
                                  
40Be - As a Helping Verb
   
                                  
41Be - As a Linking Verb
   
                                  
42Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
   
                                  
43Contractions with Verbs
   
                                  
44More Verbs
   
                                  
45Pronouns
   
                                  
46Pronouns - 2
   
                                  
47Kinds of Pronouns
   
                                  
48Pronouns as Objects
   
                                  
49Possessive Pronouns
   
                                  
50Relative and Interrogative Pronouns
   
                                  
51Indefinite Pronouns
   
                                  
52Gender and Number of Pronouns
   
                                  
53Pronouns as Subjects
   
                                  
54Pronouns and Direct Objects
   
                                  
55Pronouns and Indirect Object
   
                                  
56Pronouns Review
   
                                  
57Adjectives
   
                                  
58Comparing with Adjectives: Positive - Comparative - Superlative
   
                                  
59Adverbs of Time, Place, and Manner
   
                                  
60Comparing with Adverbs
   
                                  
61Adjectives and Adverbs
   
                                  
62Prepositions
   
                                  
63More About Prepositions
   
                                  
64Conjunctions
   
                                  
65Types of Conjunctions
   
                                  
66Articles
   
                                  
67Statements and Questions
   
                                  
68Sentences and Fragments
   
                                  
69Commands, Requests and Exclamations
   
                                  
70Kinds of Sentences - Assertive, Imperative, Interrogative, Exclamatory
   
                                  
71Fragments, Run-ons, and Compound Sentences
   
                                  
72Declarative and Imperative
   
                                  
73Subjects and Predicates
   
                                  
74Compound Subjects and Compound Predicates
   
                                  
75Clauses and Phrases
   
                                  
76Review Test - Grammar Level 5
   
                                  

Topic 3. Reading Comprehension

#ChapterDateNotes
1Read and Summarize a Book
   
                                  
2Reading Maps
   
                                  
3Reading Maps - 2
   
                                  
4Following Directions - Our World
   
                                  
5Reading for Directions
   
                                  
6Reading Skills: A Newspaper Index
   
                                  
7Reading and Writing Classified Ads
   
                                  
8Facts and Opinions
   
                                  
9Cause and Effect
   
                                  
10Animal Sayings - 1
   
                                  
11Animal Sayings - 2
   
                                  
12Animal Sayings - 3
   
                                  
13Main Idea
   
                                  
14Reading For Details
   
                                  
15Non-fiction Reading - Volcanoes
   
                                  
16Comprehension: Newton's Laws of Motion
   
                                  
17Abraham Lincoln
   
                                  
18Reading Poetry - The Little Doll
   
                                  
19Reading Poetry - Full Moon
   
                                  
20Reading Poetry - The Blind Boy
   
                                  
21Reading Poetry - Baby Dear
   
                                  
22Genres: Myths and Fables
   
                                  
23Fable: THE SEVEN OLD SAMURAI
   
                                  
24Fable: THE HOLE THAT WAS TOO NARROW
   
                                  
25Fable: THE MUSICIANS OF BREMEN
   
                                  
26Fable: THE HARE AND THE PORCUPINE
   
                                  
27The Ransom of Red Chief
   
                                  
28Review Test - Reading Comprehension Level 5
   
                                  

Topic 4. Writing

#ChapterDateNotes
1Reference Skills
   
                                  
2Idioms and Sayings
   
                                  
3Idioms and Sayings - 2
   
                                  
4Idioms and Sayings - 3
   
                                  
5Figurative Language - Simile
   
                                  
6Figurative Language - Metaphors
   
                                  
7Figurative Language - Personification
   
                                  
8Figurative Language - Hyperbole
   
                                  
9Topic Sentence and Supporting Sentences
   
                                  
10Writing Practice - Blank Sheet
   
                                  
11Writing Classified Ads
   
                                  
12Writing Descriptive Sentences
   
                                  
13Repairing Run-on Sentences
   
                                  
14Comparing and Contrasting
   
                                  
15Writing Friendly Letters
   
                                  
16Writing Opinions
   
                                  
17Writing a Summary
   
                                  
18Writing a Story: Using a Mind Map
   
                                  
19Writing Process Steps
   
                                  
20Writing Process Steps - Doing Research
   
                                  
21Writing Process Steps - Revising and Editing
   
                                  
22Writing About a Theme
   
                                  
23Writing Prompts for Grades 3-5
   
                                  
24Review Test - Writing Level 5
   
                                  

Topic 5. Other Topics & Review Tests

#ChapterDateNotes
1Vocabulary Review
   
                                  
2Homework - Find Conjunctions
   
                                  
3Homework - Find Prepositions
   
                                  
4Homework - Find Adverbs
   
                                  
5Homework - Find Adjectives
   
                                  
6Homework - Find Nouns and Categorize
   
                                  
7Homework - Find Subjects, Direct Objects, and Indirect Objects
   
                                  
8Homework - Find Verbs
   
                                  
9Homework - Find Pronouns
   
                                  
10Homework - Find Nouns
   
                                  
11Final Review Test
   
                                  
12Grammar Review 1
   
                                  
13Spelling Quiz - 2
   
                                  
14Homework - Find Interjections