Writing & Grammar 9 emphasizes grammar skills, beginning with sentence patterns and going on to the eight parts of speech, phrases, and clauses. It reviews spelling, capitalization, and punctuation. Students practice these skills by completing several writing assignments, including definition, comparison and contrast, personal experience, research essay, poetry, personal response to literature, devotional, and letter writing.
Mrs. Sherri Vick teaches this course.
Recommended Viewing Schedule: Includes 79 lessons total. Video lessons are 30 minutes in length.
Fundamentals of Literature (2nd edition) teaches the student literary analysis by discussing six literary elements: conflict, character, theme, point of view, structure, and tone. The student analyzes and evaluates authors, works, and themes in light of Scripture. The book includes an English translation of Rostand’s drama Cyrano de Bergerac.
For Distance Learning students, Miss Pringle teaches this course.
Recommended Viewing Schedule: Includes 92 lessons total. Includes 83 video lessons and 8 non-video lessons. Video lessons are 30 minutes in length.
Note: Sample course videos require QuickTime to view.
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Sherri Vick previously taught various elementary and junior high grades. "I like to look at the picture as a whole—to relate one subject to another so that the child can see how God’s plan fits together. I want the child to want to learn, so the lessons have to be fun. Hands-on is the best way, so I don’t want the student to just watch, but participate too! One of my goals is that, after watching the lessons, your child will continue in the things he has learned and develop lifelong learning skills that he can use both now and in the future."
Miss Pringle's interest in literature began at an early age through her mother's almost daily reading aloud of good literature as a part of her family's school day. The past 10 years of focused study and teaching in the disciplines of Creative Writing and English have increased Miss Pringle's delight and enthusiasm in analyzing and evaluating all genres of literature. “Everyone loves a story. A well-crafted story, poem, essay, or drama delights me on several levels, but it's the benefit of gaining an increased understanding and appreciation of God's inspired literature, His Word, that motivates me to apply and grow in my own literary analysis skills and to do my best to instill in my students a similar desire for and delight in literature. It's my prayer that as we enjoy great literary works together we will be inspired to love and pursue God's truth presented in His greatest Book of literature.”
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