• Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for March 29th

    This week, complete Chapter 25, Lessons 1-4. The thank-you note in Lesson 1 is extra credit, but it must actually be mailed.  If you chose to do this, please have your parents either text, email, or send me a note to class that you did this.  It is worth 5 extra credit points. For composition, complete Lesson 7, “The Bear and the Two Travelers.”  Include at least two of the FODs from this lesson. Be prepared to turn in your final draft in class Friday.

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for March 22nd

    This week complete Lesson 24 in Shurley English 6.  You do need to study/know References 71-73, but you do not have to do any assignments associated with them writing business letters. We will review this in class this Friday. For composition we started Lesson 7, “The Bear and the Two Travelers.” Complete the Three Plot Components, Variations Part 1, and Variations Part 2.  We will start on the Outline and Paraphrases in class this Friday.

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for February 8th

    Please finish Chapter 21, Lessons 1-4 in your Shurley English 6 books. For composition, complete Lesson 5, “The Fisherman Piping.” Be sure to include hydrographia, mimesis, and topographia in your final copy.  Don’t forget to italicize your fods and put the correct fod name in parenthesis after it.  For example:  The children played for hours jumping in the foaming waves of the ocean which crashed against the shore (hydrographia).

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for February 8th

    For this week finish Chapter 20, Lessons 2-4. For Composition we will start Lesson 5, “The Fisherman Piping.” (Note:  We are skipping Lesson 4.)  Complete the three plot components, variations part 1, and the outline.  The four main points of the outline are given below: I.  The Fisherman to the seashore A. B. II.  The Fisherman piped A. B. C. III.  The Fisherman fished A. B. C. IV.  The Fisherman reflected A. B. Note to parents:  I will be out of town on Friday, so two of my teenagers, Scarlett and Mary-Esther, will be teaching the class.  If you feel it is needed, please encourage your student to be extra…

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for December 7th

    We are on chapter 14 this week. Lesson 1, reference 43 deals with complex sentences with common subordinating conjunctions. Try to memorize the partial list of subordinating conjunctions that is given in ref. 43. Don’t forget vocabulary list #2 (be sure to continue to review past vocabulary list), practice sentences, exercises for chapter 14, and the test. For composition we started lesson 2 in CC. You should finish variations:  part 1 & part 2. Also, complete the outline. To help get you started, here are the three main points: I.  The Grasshopper A. B. C. D. 1. 2. II. Dialogue A. 1. 2. B. 1. 2. C. 1. 2. D.…