Module 1: Introduction - Course Guide


Module Overview:

This lesson will explain what students will learn in language arts this year. The objectives, the skills and materials students will need, and some key words for this lesson are all listed on this page.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Spelling 1: Practice 1 None
2 Welcome to Language Arts pen or pencil;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Spelling 1: Practice 1
2 Welcome to Language Arts
  1. Explain what literature means to people and society.
  2. Name some reasons why people read.
  3. Describe your own reading preferences and habits.
  4. Explain when and why correct spelling is important.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Spelling Words
literature
process
benchmark
spelling
process
diagram
strategy
slang
literature
opinion
multiplication
estimation
sphere
gravity
experiment
magnetic
observation
nomadic
indigenous
region
contribution
immigrate
colonies
establish

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
2 Welcome to Language Arts 7 Writer in Training


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Spelling 1: Practice 1 To prepare for the Spelling 1: Spelling Test, have your student practice their spelling words over the coming weeks.
2 Welcome to Language Arts

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Welcome to Language Arts
  1. What is Language Arts?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Welcome to Language Arts Book Box
  1. What are 5 reasons why kids like the Harry Potter books?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level


Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing