Academic Excellence Through Homeschool
Language Arts has three components--Writing, Literature, and Grammar
Are you frustrated with teaching your student how to write? Writing isn't meant to make students cringe and completely shut down. We teach a specific technique that provides a workable template so your student can write anything from a 5-paragraph essay to a 10-page research paper.
Covered Writing Genres
Personal Narrative ~ Reflective
Informative ~ Compare and Contrast
Literary Analysis ~ Persuasive
Research ~ Poems ~ Speeches
Voracious readers make creative and bold writers. An education filled with quality literature is priceless. We will read and discuss classics and modern novels.
Sample of Novels
Wonder ~ Ragweed ~ Charlotte's Web
Esperanza Rising ~ The Wild Robot
The Outsiders ~ Hello Universe
Tuck Everlasting ~ The Giver
Lord of the Flies ~ Ender's Game
To Kill a Mockingbird ~ Fahrenheit 451
Mastering language conventions are the building blocks to becoming a strong writer and a competent reader. We will focus on sentence structure, punctuation, and capitalization.
Example of Topics Covered
Nouns ~ Phrases ~ Tenses ~ Articles
Conjunctions ~Predicate ~ Pronouns
Prepositions ~ Modifiers ~ Agreement