Welcome to our English page.
Here you can browse our English curriculum for preschool to eighth grade. High school students should contact us about our homework help program. 


 

A Girl in a Classroom
 

Tiny Tots (pre-kindergarten)

Some topics in our Tiny Tots curriculum: ​

  1. Letter Identification 

  2. Tracing and Writing Letters

  3. Word Recognition 

  4. Consonant Sounds & Letters

  5. Short Vowels 

  6. Sight Words

  7. Color and Number Words 

  8. Location Words  

Kindergarten

Some topics in our kindergarten curriculum: ​

Reading                              

  • Consonants & Vowels

    • Short & Long Vowels  

  • Syllables 

  • Rhyming 

  • Blends & Digraphs

  • Sight Words

Writing & Grammar

  • Synonyms & Antonyms

  • Adjectives & Verbs 

  • Nouns 

  • Question Words 

  • Capitalization & Punctuation

 

First Grade

Some topics in our first-grade curriculum: ​

Reading                              

  • Short & Long Vowels  

  • Diphthongs

  • R-controlled Words & Silent E 

  • Identifying the Main Idea

  • Context Clues 

Writing & Grammar

  • Writing & Identifying Types of Sentences 

  • Pronouns 

  • Articles 

  • Contraction

  • Subject-Verb Agreement 

 
 

Second Grade

Some topics in our second-grade curriculum: ​

Reading                              

  • Inference & Analysis 

  • Setting & Character 

  • Cause & Effect 

Writing ​

  • ​Topic Sentences 

  • Opinion Writing 

  • Sentence Variety ​

Vocabulary & Spelling

  • Compound Words

  • Prefixes & Suffixes 

  • Homophones

Grammar 

  • Fragments & Run-Ons 

  • Verb Types 

  • Adjectives & Adverbs 

 

Third Grade

Some topics in our third-grade curriculum: ​

Reading                              

  • Theme & Text Structure 

  • Point of View 

  • Analyzing Literature & Texts 

Writing ​

  • ​Descriptive Details 

  • Writer's Purpose 

  • Linking Words  ​

Vocabulary & Spelling

  • Greek & Latin Roots 

  • Idioms  

  • Denotations & Connotations 

Grammar 

  • Prepositions  

  • Conjunctions

  • Commas 

 

Fourth Grade

Some topics in our fourth-grade curriculum: ​

Reading                              

  • Story & Visual Elements

  • Poetry Elements 

  • Similes & Metaphors

Writing ​

  • Introductions & Conclusions  

  • Developing & Supporting Arguments

  • Editing & Revising 

Vocabulary & Spelling

  • Idioms & Adages

  • Shades of Meaning  

  • Reference Skills

Grammar 

  • Verb Tenses 

  • Formatting

  • Abbreviations, Capitalization & Punctuation  

 

Fifth Grade

Some topics in our fifth-grade curriculum: ​

Reading                              

  • Author's Purpose & Tone

  • Text Feature

  • Figures of Speech

Writing ​

  • Organizing Writing

  • Creative Techniques

  • Types of Writing

Vocabulary & Spelling

  • Categories

  • Analogies  

  • Prefixes, Suffixes & Roots

Grammar 

  • Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 

  • Parts of Speech 

  • Capitalization & Punctuation Rules  

 

Sixth Grade

Some topics in our sixth-grade curriculum: ​

Reading                              

  • Comparing Texts

  • Literary Devices

  • Figures of Speech

Writing ​

  • Transitions

  • Fallacies 

  • Citations

Vocabulary & Spelling

  • Connotations

  • Reference Skills  

  • Prefixes, Suffixes & Roots

Grammar 

  • Direct & Indirect Objects

  • Passive & Active Voice

  • Pronoun Types  

 

Seventh Grade

Some topics in our seventh-grade curriculum:​

Reading                              

  • Theme, Tone & Mood

  • Elements

  • Analyzing Texts

Writing ​

  • Persuasive Strategies 

  • Parallel Structure 

  • MLA Citations

Vocabulary & Spelling

  • Word Choice & Usage

  • Context Clues

  • Domain-Specific Vocabulary 

Grammar 

  • Phrases & Clauses

  • Misplaced Modifiers 

  • Restrictive & Nonrestrictive Elements

 

Eighth Grade

Some topics in our eighth-grade curriculum: ​

Reading                              

  • Audience, Purpose & Tone 

  • Short Stories 

  • Rhetorical Strategies

Writing ​

  • Thesis Statements 

  • Concision 

  • Editing & Revising 

Vocabulary & Spelling

  • Word Usage & Nuance 

  • Foreign Words & Expressions  

  • Prefixes, Suffixes & Roots

Grammar 

  • Apostrophes

  • Dashes, Hyphens & Ellipses 

  • Formatting