Summary of Course Content and Activities
Language Arts 5 Includes five units with spelling, vocabulary, creative writing, and grammar activities throughout.
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Short Stories
- Non-fiction & Ecology
- Poetry & Music
Philosophy statement for teaching this course
It is important for students to learn about and develop an appreciation for the communication ability that God has given us. This encourages students to become effective communicators and discerning readers. To accommodate a variety of learning styles, a variety of activities are provided.
Language Arts 4 or equivalent
Materials and Resources
Provided by NSA
- LA Power C workbook
- Spelling Plus 5 workbook
- Charlie & the Chocolate Factory by Ronald Dahl
- Open Court Reading Textbook
Forecasted amount of time required to complete each week's lesson
Students should spend a minimum of 5 hrs per week on Language Arts lessons and activities.
Description of student evaluations, quizzes, and tests.
Students are required to submit a variety of assignments for marking. These include research projects, comprehension questions, writing assignments, vocabulary activities, spelling exercises, crossword puzzles, etc. Student assignments will be worth 50%. There will also be periodic tests and quizzes. Unit tests and quizzes will be worth 25% and spelling tests will be worth 15%.
Group Discussions: 10%
Spelling Tests: 15%