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Our Grade 5 Language Arts Kit utilizes one Pathway reader, workbook, and teacher book; Working With Words workbook and teacher book; and Climbing to Good English workbook, teacher, and practice sheets. Purchase items individually or as a complete kit.


Grade 5 / 5th Grade Language Arts Kit

Kit Contains:
• Pathway Living Together Reader
• Pathway Living Together Workbook
• Pathway Living Together Teacher
• Pathway Working With Words Workbook 5
• Pathway Working With Words Teacher 5
• Climbing to Good English Level 5 Workbook
• Climbing to Good English Level 5 Practice Sheets
• Climbing to Good English Level 5 Teacher

Purchase items individually or as a complete kit. See descriptions of each individual item below.



Grammar and Writing Skills

Climbing To Good English

By: SchoolAid
Climbing to Good English Levels 5 and 6 are designed to run parallel in a mixed grade situation if needed with three English classes per week. Use the Practice Sheets the other two days per week, or as needed. Both grades study and discuss the same concepts at the same time. However, sixth grade is generally on a harder level and often has more work. The teacher guide gives clear instructions.

Each unit begins with a composition lesson which encompasses listening, reading, evaluation, taking notes, organizing, building vocabulary, explaining, writing, editing, and rewriting, followed with lessons on grammar, mechanics and word usage.

The students are expected to help themselves do much of the work independently without much teacher help.

Language Skills Taught

WRITING
• Writing Paragraphs
• Titles
• Studying Poetry
• Personal Narrative
• Descriptive Writing
• Direct Quotations
• Quotation Marks in Titles
• Writing Dialogue
• Summarizing
• Friendly Letters
• Writing Business Letters
• Writing Book Reports
• Writing Reports
• Writing Exposition
• Proofreading

FINDING INFORMATION
• Dictionary Guide Words
• Dictionary
• Skimming & Summarizing
• Taking Notes and Writing an Outline
• Word Usage

SENTENCES
• Composition
• Subjects and Predicates
• Compound Subjects and Predicates
• Simple and Compound Sentences
• Fragments and Run-ons
• Writing Interesting Sentences
• Combining Sentences

PUNCTUATION AND EMPHASIS
• Using Commas
• Periods & More Commas
• Colons and Hyphens
• Underlining
• Capitalization
• Contractions
• Word Division
• Comparisons & Contrasts

NOUNS AND PRONOUNS
• Nouns: Using A and An
• Common & Proper Nouns
• Singular & Plural Nouns
• Possessive Nouns
• Recognizing Pronouns
• Objective Case Pronouns
• Possessive Case Pronouns
• Subject-Verb Agreement
• Practising Pronouns
• Diagramming Pronoun Subjects

ADJECTIVES
• Proper Adjectives
• Diagramming Adjectives
• Predicate Adjectives
• Using Adjectives in Comparison
• Comparing Irregular Adjectives
• Using Adjectives Correctly

VERBS
• Action Verbs
• Linking Verbs
• Verb Phrases
• Principal Parts of Verbs

ADVERBS
• Adverbs and Modifiers
• Parts of Speech
• Double Negatives

PREPOSITIONS
• Prepositional Phrases Used as Adjectives
• Prepositional Phrases
• Conjunctions
• Using Whose and Who's Interjections
• Using Prepositions

COMPLEMENTS AND OBJECTS
• Complements
• Direct and Indirect Objects
• Subjective Complements


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Climbing to Good English 5 Workbook
• Each unit begins with a composition lesson which encompasses listening, reading, evaluation, taking notes, organizing, vocabulary, explaining, writing, editing, and rewriting, followed by lessons on grammar, mechanics, and word usage.
• 234 pages
Climbing to Good English 5 Practice Sheets
• 70 Practice Lessons
Climbing to Good English 5 Teacher Manual
• shows filled in copies of the student workbook and practice pages
• includes a thesaurus and an English handbook
• hardcover
• 315 pages

Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Development


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Living Together Reader
• 527 pages, 48 stories
• hardcover reader
• some stories will relate true-to-life incidents that your students can identify with
• keeps children's interest and focus on the curriculum
• lessons in virtues from the lives of people of faith
• includes a variety of writing styles including poetry and Scripture
• does not promote Amish doctrine and is suitable for anyone looking for solid, moral-based literature
Living Together Workbook
• 80 pages
• designed to train the children to work independently
• children should do as much as possible on their own
• includes "Working with Words," and "Thinking about the Story" questions
Living Together Teacher's Edition
• 80 pages
• shows the workbook pages and the lesson answers
• save time in checking the student's work


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Working with Words 5 Workbook
• 96 pages
• designed to train the children to work independently
• children should do as much as possible on their own
• Working With Words has vocabulary building exercises, word usage practice, adding prefixes and suffixes, review pages, and tests after every 8 lessons
Working with Words 5 Teacher
• 96 pages
• shows the workbook pages and the lesson answers
• save time in checking the student's work