Creative Writing

 (5th-8th Grade)

Total Language Plus 

An innovative curriculum focused on teaching thinking and communications skills using literature as a base. 
Incorporates: Literature, Writing, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension 

Christian Perspective on Literature books and has an emphasis on scripture during the weekly dictation.

This class requires about 5 hours of homework per week. Time spent varies according to grade level and students’ abilities. Daily work on English assignments is encouraged. Parental oversight and assistance with assigned homework is required for all grade levels to ensure understanding of material and successful completion of work.

5th Grade:

  • “My Side of the Mountain” Novel by Jean Craighead George                                                                                  

  •  Total Language Plus- Study Guide “My Side of the Mountain”

  • “The Cricket in Times Square” Novel by George Seldon                                                                                            

  • Total Language Plus- Study Guide “The Cricket in Times Square”

 

6th Grade:

  • The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe” Novel by C.S. Lewis                                                                                      

  •  Total Language Plus- Study Guide “The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe”

  • “Adam of the Road” Novel by Elizabeth Janet Gray                                                                                                  

  • Total Language Plus- Study Guide “Adam of the Road”

  • “The Phantom Tollbooth” Novel by Norton Juster                                                                                                        

  • Total Language Plus- Focus Guide “The Phantom Tollbooth”

 

7th Grade:

  • “King of the Wind” Novel by Marguerite Henry                                                                                                        

  •  Total Language Plus- Study Guide “King of the Wind”

  • “Where the Red Fern Grows” Novel by Wilson Rawls                                                                                              

  • Total Language Plus- Study Guide “Where the Red Fern Grows”    

  • “Crispin: The Cross of Lead” Novel by AVI                                                                                                                  

  •  Total Language Plus- Focus Guide “Crispin: The Cross of Lead”

 

8th Grade:

  • “The Hiding Place” Novel by Corrie Ten Boom                                                                                                                            

  •  Total Language Plus- Study Guide “The Hiding Place”    

  • “The Bronze Bow” Novel by Elizabeth George Spear                                                                                                            

  • Total Language Plus- Study Guide “The Bronze Bow”

  • “A Door in the Wall” Novel by Marguerite de Angeli                                                                                                

  • Total Language Plus- Focus Guide “A Door in the Wall”                      

       

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