Continuing their study of classic youth literature, students will read Jack London's tale of wilderness adventure, The Call of the Wild, the glimpse of emotionless dystopian future in The Giver, the sad and beautiful chronicle of the love between a child and two bloodhounds in Where the Red Fern Grows, and J.R.R. Tolkien's groundbreaking fantasy epic, The Hobbit.   Throughout the readings of these wonderful novels, students will continue building their reading comprehension and creative writing skills through spelling lessons, writing exercises, and grammar reviews.   

Course Outline:

 1: Literature: The Call of the Wild / Language Arts: Sentences

 2: Literature: The Call of the Wild / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 1

 3: Literature: The Call of the Wild / Language Arts: Studying Sentences

 4: Literature: The Call of the Wild / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 2

 5: Literature: The Call of the Wild / Language Arts: Working With Paragraphs

 6: Literature: The Call of the Wild / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 3

 7: Literature: The Giver / Language Arts: Studying Nouns

 8: Literature: The Giver / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 4

 9: Literature: The Giver / Language Arts: Learning to Write A Story

10: Literature: The Giver / Language Arts: Finishing Your Story

11: Literature: The Giver / Language Arts: Appositives, Pronouns, Verbs

12: Literature: The Giver / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 6

13: Literature: The Giver / Language Arts: Verbs

14: Literature: The Giver / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 7

15: Literature: Where the Red Fern Grows / Language Arts: Verb Tense

16: Literature: Where the Red Fern Grows / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 8

17: Literature: Where the Red Fern Grows / Language Arts: Adjectives

18: Literature: Where the Red Fern Grows / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 9

19: Literature : The Hobbit / Language Arts Adverbs

20: Literature : The Hobbit / Language Arts : Spelling Unit 10

21: Literature : The Hobbit / Language Arts : Prepositions

22: Literature: The Hobbit / Language Arts : Spelling Unit 11

23: Literature: The Hobbit / Language Arts: Conjunctions

24: Literature: The Hobbit / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 12

25: Literature: The Hobbit / Language Arts: Articles

26: Literature: Out of the Dust / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 13

27: Literature : Out of the Dust / Language Arts: Participles

28: Literature: Out of the Dust / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 14

29: Literature : Out of the Dust / Language Arts: Gerunds

30: Literature: Out of the Dust / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 15

31: Literature: Goodbye Mr. Chips / Language Arts: Infinitives

32: Literature: Goodbye Mr. Chips / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 16

33: Literature: Goodbye Mr. Chips / Language Arts: Grammar Review

34: Literature: Goodbye Mr. Chips / Language Arts: Spelling Unit 17

35: Literature: Goodbye Mr. Chips / Language Arts: Grammar Review

36: Finishing Up!

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