All below course descriptions give an overview of what is covered in grade, additional content will be covered based on student.
The kindergarten student will be immersed in a text rich environment to develop communication skills, phonological awareness, print awareness, vocabulary, comprehension, and an appreciation for reading. The exposure to fiction and nonfiction texts will enable students to develop an awareness of reading materials as sources of information and enjoyment. The kindergarten student will expand both listening and speaking vocabularies. The student will recognize and print letters of the alphabet, use basic phonetic principles, identify story elements, and communicate ideas through pictures and writing. The student will be introduced to the research process by asking questions, which will be used to solve problems. Research in kindergarten prepares students for more formalized research in subsequent grades.
Developing literacy skills is a priority in the first grade. The student will be immersed in a text -rich environment to develop communication skills, phonological awareness, phonetic skills, vocabulary, comprehension, and use reading materials as sources of information and enjoyment. The student will use listening and speaking skills to participate in classroom discussions. The student will use a variety of strategies to read new words and will read familiar selections with fluency, accuracy, and expression. The student will continue to develop an understanding of fiction and nonfiction texts. The student will increase vocabulary and comprehension strategies by cross-content reading with emphasis on materials in mathematics, science, and history and social science. The student will write in a variety of forms to communicate ideas. The student will continue to research to answer questions and solve problems by using available resources.
Developing literacy skills continues to be a priority in the second grade. The student will be immersed in an environment filled with fiction and nonfiction texts, which relate to all content areas and personal interests. The student will expand vocabulary by speaking and listening effectively in classroom discussions, use a combination of strategies when reading, and read familiar selections with fluency, accuracy, and expression. The student will demonstrate comprehension skills by identifying main ideas, making and confirming predictions, questioning, summarizing, and drawing conclusions. Students will begin to make the transition to cursive handwriting. The student will understand writing as a process and will write in a variety of forms. The student will research using available resources to complete a research product.
Everything needed for this course will be provided online some textbooks may be purchased for an additional cost but are not necessary to complete course. Students will also have acess to lessons taught by certified teachers. All courses require a subscription fee to complete, and cost will depend or courses chosen.
Language Arts K-2nd Course Description
All subscriptions last for the year except for manipulatives which are yours to keep unless you cancel in which all materials must be returned.
For Kindergarten and First grade (depending on student) course subscription - $200 (*includes manipulatives)