Guest Hollow's Language Arts Curriculum

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Week 5

Topics: pronouns, pronoun case, review, adjectives

Beowulf’s Grammar

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Beowulf's Grammar
Workbook

p. 39

p. 40-42

p. 43-44

p. 45-47

 

Workbook activity

 

 

 

p. 47 Adjective boxes (draw or paste items)

 

Review Sheets

Week 5 Monday

 

Week 5 Wednesday

 

Week 5 Friday

Beowulf's Grammar Teacher's Manual
Teacher's Guide

 

 

 

p. 24-26 Animal Report printables

 

Grammar Tie-ins (A Buffet!)

Books

 

 

 

 

Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective? (Words Are Categorical)
Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective?

 

Extra Activities


Printable: Brian Cleary adjective poster
Printable: Brian Cleary adjective coloring page
Online interactive: Brian Cleary’s Test Your Knowledge - Pronouns

Videos

 

Writing

Time Capsule: A seriously awesome kid's journal
Time Capsule

 

p. 21

 

 

 

Let's Draw a Story
Let's Draw a Story
p. 28-31 Scene 4: Forest Stew

Q&A a Day for Kids: A Three-Year Journal
Q&A a Day

 

Don’t Forget to Write
Don’t Forget to Write

Choose a day to do this lesson.
p. 51 (Part 1 Archaeologists) Supplies: measuring devices (ruler, measuring tape, etc.), a box, various “clean” trash items or objects from around the house, p. 56 printout

Extra: Read the book Archaeologists Dig for Clues.

Optional printables: Archaeology coloring book and information

Activity: Reconstruct a pot archaeology activity

Poetry

Child's Introduction to Poetry: Listen While You Learn About the Magic Words That Have Moved Mountains, Won Battles, and Made Us Laugh and CryChild’s Intro to Poetry

 

 

 

p. 17-19 The Villanelle

 

Favorite Poems Old and New: Selected for Boys and Girls
Favorite Poems

and
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings
Where the Sidewalk Ends

Choose 1-2 poems to read this week. Work on memorizing a poem.

Vocabulary & Spelling

English from the Roots Up, Vol. 1
English from the Roots Up

Skopeo

Video-Visium

Logos

Study and practice this week’s words.

Take the test for weeks 1-4 from Cynce’s Place

Modern Speller
The Modern Speller

Copywork

Copywork

Copywork

Copywork

Review and SpellingCity.com

Dictation

Dictation

Dictation

Dictation

 

Literature, Reading, & Stories

Free Reading

The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
The Right Word

Read today.

 

 

 

 

Scholastic Student Thesaurus
Scholastic Student Thesaurus

 

 

 

Look at and explore this book together. See how it works. Define and discuss synonyms.

 

Notes: After learning how to use the thesaurus, keep it close by your student’s school writing area (or supplies). Encourage him to use it during writing time to find better word choices. For younger or reluctant students, let him know you will look up a word for him when asked.

Printables Packet

 

p. 12 Making lists printable

 

 

p. 13 Using a thesaurus

Note: You may need to help a younger student look up the words. Point out how the words are in alphabetical order.

Extras:

 

 

Printable Alphabet-O Words game

 

 

Read-Aloud book title:

 

 

   M    T    W    TH    F

Parent/teacher homework

Homework for YOU (the parent/teacher)
The Read-Aloud Handbook: Seventh Edition
The Read-Aloud Handbook

Chapter 1: Why Read Aloud?

 

Chapter 2: When to Begin (and End) Read-Aloud

Chapter 3: The Stages of Read-Aloud

Chapter 4: The Dos and Don’ts of Read-Aloud

Chapter 5: Sustained Silent Reading

 

 

 

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