Online Language Arts Curriculum
Time4Learning provides a complete preschool-eighth grade language arts curriculum as part of its online program. The language arts lessons correlate to all state standards.
The language arts curriculum is organized into two large sections: Language Arts and Language Arts Extensions.
Looking for a specific grade level? This page provides information about:
Language Arts is a broad area which includes the following components:
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Time4Learning's early elementary curriculum (preschool through second grade) focuses on reading fluency, vocabulary, and phonics skills. The blending activities help children to identify sounds and decode words. Children also learn story elements and begin to analyze characters and settings in text.
The second and third grade language arts lessons give children teaches children grammar and continues to build reading and decoding skills with a focus on reading comprehension, sequencing, and literary response. Students begin learning elements of the writing process and concentrate on listening and speaking skills.
For a more detailed description of the lower level elementary language arts curriculum, check out the lesson plans:
In second grade language arts, Mother Bird teaches about story details in the reading comprehension lesson "An Astronaut's Life."
In this lesson, students are prompted to
In the fourth and fifth grades, language conventions and reading strategies are further developed. Students expand upon literary knowledge through exposure to various genres. Grammar skills such as verb tenses, dialogue, and spelling rules are reviewed and applied. Students comprehend and respond to stories using critical thinking skills and written communication.
For a more detailed description of the upper level elementary language arts curriculum, check out the lesson plans:
In fourth grade language arts, Jose and Jenae learn how to solve a mystery in the Mysterious Missing Ball
In this lesson, students are asked to solve a mystery using observation skills and clues.
Sixth graders through eighth graders are immersed deeper into literature, writing, and grammar. Advanced comprehension skills are developed through the use of context clues, figurative language, point -of -view, and cause and effect. Students learn to create summaries, identify main ideas, and compare and contrast story elements within various literary genres including: news, articles, short stories, persuasive texts and poetry. The writing component focuses on proofreading and editing skills, allowing students to apply their knowledge of conventions and appropriate use of grammar.
For a more detailed description of the middle school language arts curriculum, check out the lesson plans:
In seventh grade language arts, students focus largely on developing vocabulary and reading comprehension skills.
In this lesson, students learn how to identify
Time4Learning.com combines 1000+ multimedia lessons, printable worksheets and graded activities in a student-paced environment that brings concepts to life. Math and language arts lessons are correlated to state standards. Science, social studies and art are also provided as a bonus to most grades.
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