3-4 Literature, Grammar, and Writing

3-4 Literature, Grammar, and Writing 2021-2022

Mondays, 10:30-12:00

Instructor: Dee Pendergast, d.pend4@gmail.com

Class Tuition: $450 per year or 10 equal installments of $45

Supply Fee: $30 per year, due at registration

*NOTE: There is a minimum of 5 students required for this class to progress; maximum is 15.

Course Description: 3-4 Language Arts will provide grammar, literature, poetry, vocabulary, and writing lessons.  Each week students will read exciting, colorful, and adventurous literature. We will use a variety of exercises to improve comprehension and writing skills.  Rod & Staff’s English 3 is a solid, comprehensive program that teaches grammar and mechanics. Students should be expected to work on assignments at home approximately two to four hours each week. 

Required Materials:

  • The Random House Book of Poetry – Jack Prelutsky
  • Charlotte’s Web – E.B. White
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins – Richard and Florence Atwater
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
  • The Indian in the Cupboard – Lynne Reid Banks
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall – Patricia MacLachlan
  • The Tale of Despereaux – Kate DiCamillo
  • Miracles on Maple Hill – Virginia Sorensen
  • Rod & Staff – English 3, Beginning Wisely, student text
  • Rod & Staff – English 3, Beginning Wisely, student worksheets
  • Rod & Staff – English 3, Beginning Wisely, student tests

Supplies
3-ring notebook with dividers