Phonics Learn the difference between vowels and consonants and the sounds made by each. Understand when vowels make short sounds and when they make long sounds.
Spelling Year long program with grade appropriate words. Every week a new list of words can be mastered by doing suggested activities for each day of the week.
Antonyms Learn words that mean the opposite of the given word. (3 levels covering more than 200 pairs of words).
Singular-Plural Learn what plurals are and the different rules to change a word from its singular to plural form. Covers 's', 'es', 'ies', 'ves', and irregulars.
Vocabulary from Books Books covered: Call Of The Wild, Children Of The River, The Scarlet Letter, Touching Spirit Bear, Tales Of Edgar Allan Poe.
Prefixes Learn how adding a prefix to a word changes the meaning of the word. Covers un-, re-, pre-, dis-, bi-, mis-, anti-, in-, auto-, tele- .
Suffixes Learn how adding a suffix to a word changes the meaning of the word. Covers -less, -full, -ing, -ly, -ed, -er, -est, -ion, -ist, -ible, -en, -hood, -ish.
Nouns Learn what nouns are and how they are classified into proper, common, collective, concrete, abstract, countable and uncountable nouns.
Verbs Learn about verbs and understand past, present, and future tense forms. Understand the difference between action verbs, linking verbs, and helping verbs. Learn irregular and regular verbs.
Pronouns Learn what pronouns are and how to use personal, possesive, reflexive, demostrative, relative, interrogative and indefinite pronouns.
Adjectives Learn how adjectives are used to describe nouns and how they are classified into positive, comparative & superlative adjectivies.
Conjunctions Understand what conjunctions are and how they are classified into coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.
Sentence Basics Make complete sentences with proper word order & sentence ending (depending on its type). Recognize incomplete sentences by picking out the subject & verb.
Subject-Verb Agreement Understand that both the subject and verb must agree in number: both must be singular or both must be plural.
Phrases and Clauses Learn about prepositional phrases, appositives, dependent and independent clauses.
Capitalization Learn that the first letter in a sentence, proper nouns, geographic names, holidays, historical periods and special events are always capitalized.
Apostrophes Learn to use apostrophes in contractions (eg., are not ==> aren't) and possessive nouns.
Critical Writing Start with describing things, retelling stories and writing simple reports and learn to write multiple-paragraph expository and persuasive compositions.
Proofread and Edit Learn to review and correct spelling, grammar, punctuation and word usuage errors.