AIM Academics & AIM4A Tutoring/Test Prep

Level A6 English
Curriculum Outline

Topic 1. Vocabulary

1Word A Day
2A List - 3
3A List - 2
4A List
5Spelling Rule: er vs. or
6Spelling Rule: Two Vowels
7Spelling Rule: Silent e
8Spelling Rule - i before e
9Spelling Rule - QU
11A List - 4
12A List - 5
13Homework - Learn New Words
14E List - 2
15E List
16D List - 2
17D List
18C List - 2
19C List
20B List - 2
21B List
22Phobias - 2
24audi or audio: hear or sound
25geo: earth
26gress: to go
27cracy: government; rule
28bio: life
29chrono: time
30bene: well
31derma: skin
32Word Roots
33dict or dic: speak
34sign: mark or seal or symbol
35Medical Doctors
36bi: two
37Prefixes - Ambi and Amphi
38Prefixes- De and Ex
39Prefix - Dis
40Prefixes - Il, Im, In, and Ir
41Prefixes - Mis, Un, Re, and Pre
42log or logue: word or thought or speech
43duct or duce: to lead
44Review Test - Spelling and Vocabulary - Level 6

Topic 2. Grammar

1Correcting Sentence Errors
2Repairing Run-on Sentences
3Parts Of Speech Review
4Proper and Common Nouns
5Plural Nouns
7Kinds of Verbs
8Verb Tense - Present, Past, and Future
9Contractions with Verbs
11Kinds of Pronouns
12Possessive Pronouns
14Adjectives and Adverbs
18Punctuation Marks
19Punctuation - Period (.)
20Punctuation - Exclamation (!)
21Punctuation - Question Mark (?)
22Use Active Voice
23Avoiding Shifts in Sentences
24Writing Fluent Sentences
25Review Test - Grammar Level 6

Topic 3. Reading Comprehension

1Read and Summarize a Book
2Introduction to Reading Comprehension
3Word A Day
4Reading Fiction - Strategies
5Informational Reading Strategies
6Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
7A Misspelled Tail by Elizabeth T. Corbett
8October's Bright Blue Weather by Helen Hunt Jackson
9Paul Revere's Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
12Cirrus Cloud
13The Magic Tinderbox
14The Little Gold Fish
15A Shrewed Farmer's Story
16The Adventures of Tom Thumb
17The Snow Queen
18The Golden Goose
19Goldilocks and the Three Bears
20The Sleeping Princess
21The Pied Piper of Hamelin
22The Ugly Duckling
23The Little Pear Girl
24Review Test - Reading Comprehension Level 6

Topic 4. Writing

1Writing Process Steps
2Writing Process Steps - Doing Research
3Writing Process Steps - Revising and Editing
4Writing a Story: Using a Mind Map
5Character Is Destiny
6Geography Extremes
7Read and Summarize a Book
8John F. Kennedy
9George Washington
11The World Population
12Investing Basics
13Countries and Capitals
14This Day In History
15Fields of Study
16Stock Investing
17Writing a Five Paragraph Essay
18Types of Essays
19The Argumentative/Persuasive Essay
20Writing Effective Introductions for Speech and Essay
21One Paragraph to Each Topic
22Begin Each Paragraph with a Topic Sentence
23A Few Matters of Form
24Mini-Speech Practice
25Catchy Openings Using Famous Quotations
26Public Speaking Template
27Outline of an Effective Speech
28Review Test - Writing Level 6

Topic 5. Other Topics & Review Tests

1Spelling Test - 1
2Vocabulary Test - 1
3Grammar Placement Test
4Writing Test
52007 AIM4A Public Speaking Contest Level 1
62008 AIM4A Public Speaking Contest Level 1
72007 Essay Writing Contest - Level 1
8Essay Writing Test - Favorite Sport
92008 Essay Writing Contest - Level 1