- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 133
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummarySupport your 5th grade students' learning of literary, writing and grammar topics using these short and engaging video lessons. This course is designed to help students develop a better understanding of literary terms, reading comprehension techniques and more to help them in class and with their homework.
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About This Course
Both parents and teachers can find this course useful for their 5th grade students who might need a learning supplement for basic English concepts. Brief lessons present material about such topics as literary, reading, writing, speech and sentence structure in simple and straightforward terms, making it easy for 5th graders to understand. Students can use reading practice lessons to apply concepts discussed in the course. Review what your students have retained and identify any subjects in which they might need further study using self-assessment quizzes in each lesson.
How It Works
- Depending on which areas students need most study in, they can choose to review the entire course or choose individual lessons focusing on subjects in which they might be struggling.
- Both video and text lessons are self-paced, and you can view them as often as needed as they are accessible at all times, on any Internet-accessible device.
- Print lesson transcripts to highlight examples and term definitions that would be most useful to your students.
- Short quizzes in each lesson measure your students' knowledge of each topic and determine if they need further review in any part of this course.
- Lessons are presented sequentially, making it easy to progress through the entire course.
Using the Course
With easy accessibility and self-paced learning, this online course makes it easy for both parents and teachers to utilize these lessons for their students. Using this course is like having an online tutor who can help students understand any English concept. Our stand-alone program makes it simple to log onto one website and complete all work without having to go to other sites.
This course can be most helpful in the following situations:
- To help with homework assignments or prepare for class discussions
- To study for English tests or quizzes
- To supplement existing lesson plans
- To facilitate classroom discussions
- Word context and recognition
- Reading strategies to enhance comprehension
- Defining literary terms and devices, such as simile, metaphor, and idiom
- Aspects of literary analysis, such as theme and point-of-view
- Identifying elements of informational texts
- Structure of poetry and drama
- Capitalization and punctuation rules
- Parts of speech, such as nouns, pronouns, and adverbs
- Prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, and analogies
- Types of sentences and sentence structures
- Types of nonfiction and fiction writing
- Speaking and listening skills development
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