Using Language Well Book 1 Teacher Guide


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Using Language Well Book 1 Teacher Guide


Pair Using Language Well with Spelling Wisdom to teach spelling, English usage, punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and composition through great literature! (Grades 3 and 4) See full description

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Help your student grow in language arts skills through great literature!

The Using Language Well, Book 1, Teacher Guide & Answer Key provides clear answers to every question in the Using Language Well, Book 1, Student Book, but it also gives you so much more! You will find helpful and thorough explanations sprinkled throughout the lessons to encourage you in the Charlotte Mason way of doing language arts, plus a step-by-step plan to help your student grow in composition through his narrations. All the practical tools you need to evaluate his writing are included.

The Teacher Guide & Answer Key will help you

  • Quickly confirm what your student learned in the Student Book through guided discovery and great literature.
  • Keep on track with helpful teaching tips and practical reminders based on Charlotte Mason’s methods.
  • Encourage your student to improve naturally in composition skills step by step.
  • Evaluate your student’s narrations with confidence using the included rubrics and detailed instructions.
  • Be assured your student is growing in language arts skills with Charlotte’s simple yet effective methods!

Book 1

Each book in the Using Language Well series is designed to last for two years. We recommend Book 1 for third and fourth grades.

Using Language Well Teacher Guide & Answer Key, Book 1

  • Provides all of the answers to the lessons.
  • Gives helpful and practical teaching tips to keep you on track.
  • Walks you through the transition from transcription to prepared dictation as your student moves from third grade into fourth grade.
  • Reminds you to have your fourth-grade student write one narration each week from his history, geography, Bible, or science reading.
  • Supplies a set of 5 rubrics and detailed instructions to help you evaluate written narrations and track your student’s progress in capturing his thoughts on paper.
  • Presents a complete list of English usage, capitalization, and punctuation points that are covered in Book 1.

The Using Language Well Teacher Guide is nonconsumable and reusable.

The Series

All Using Language Well books build upon previous ones and include English, grammar, and writing points. Each book serves a unique role in the series.

Book 1—Basic Capitalization, Punctuation, and Usage
Contractions • Sentences • Plurals • Possessives • Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms • Capitalization • Punctuation • Alphabetizing • Prefixes and Suffixes

Book 2—Parts of Speech
Nouns • Pronouns • Adjectives • Verbs • Adverbs • Interjections • Articles • Conjunctions • Prepositions

Book 3—Sentence Analysis
Subjects • Predicates • Subject Complements • Verbals • Phrases • Clauses • Introduction to Poetry Analysis

Book 4—Composition Sharpening
Book 5—Advanced Composition (optional)

Placing Your Student

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Additional Information

Dimensions11 × 8.5 in
Suggested Grades




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