Students read stories, poems, myths, fables, tall tales, limericks, plays, biographies, and autobiographies. Students demonstrate knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, and multi-meaning words, as well as practice different kinds of questions and tasks.
Reviews phonics skills through spelling and writing activities. Spelling lists are developed around phonics elements, spelling patterns, and high-frequency words. Integrates writing into independent activities, allowing students to apply correct spelling skills. Weekly assessments include writing sentences from dictation.
Teaches the elements of composition, from writing a good paragraph to creating compositions in the five styles of writing (descriptive, narrative/story-telling, persuasive, compare and contrast, and how-to). Emphasizes parts of speech, punctuation, and dictionary skills. View TEKS. View sample of course guide.
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