On-level practice is given for every lesson in grammar, usage, mechanics, and writing skills and process.
Practice Workbook Teacher's
An annotated teacher's version of the student practice book makes it easy for teachers to use. This teacher's version of the student practice book is annotated for ease of use.
Reteach Blackline Masters with
Additional support is provided for students who need an easier level of practice for the lessons in grammar, usage, mechanics and writing.
Extend Blackline Masters
with Answer Key
More challenging exercises are given for grammar, usage, mechanics, and writing.
Language Support Teacher's
Manual and Blackline Masters
These lessons provide additional instruction for students who need more language background. Lessons provide for different modalities of learning and provide oral language development for students who are struggling with language concepts. Lessons progress from oral language to concrete examples and then to writing. These blackline masters, containing both lessons and teaching masters, are ideal for ESL, Title 1 or Special Need teachers.
These transparencies encourage students to think and work through a particular writing mode. Transparencies include a variety of examples and tools to enhance each step of the writing process. Tools include graphic organizers for prewriting, writing resources used in research and inquiry, organizational models to help students draft their compositions, techniques for elaboration and word choice, and pages for proofreading.
Daily Language Transparencies
Transparencies provide the sentences found in the Daily Language of the Teacher's Edition. These sentences contain daily proofreading exercises for grammar, usage, and mechanics skills.
Picture and Word Cards
Manipulative word cards provide experience for the different parts of speech taught in the program. Cards are two-sided, providing a word on the front with a picture on the reverse side.
Grammar Gopher Puppet
This soft, cuddly puppet is identical to the character in Grades K and 1. Teachers start the day with a morning message and oral language opportunities. The Grammar Gopher serves as a motivational tool for these activities.
These write-on/wipe-off boards provide letter models and easy-to-use practice for handwriting. There are boards for manuscript and boards for cursive.
Handwriting Workbook and Blackline Master
A separate book for each grade provides the practice needed to develop handwriting. Grades K–1 focus on manuscript, while at Grades 2–3 concentrate on cursive. Grades 2–3 offer support for the transition from manuscript to cursive. Handwriting is practiced through familiar words, such as the high-frequency words found in the program.
This instructional tool provides teachers with a logical, sequential guide for the development of handwriting. The sequence begins with instruction in letters containing similar formation and proper spacing between words. Instruction moves to writing words and phrases. All the support that teachers need to assist students is included in the Teacher's Edition.
Vocabulary and Thesaurus Workbook
and Blackline Masters
Vocabulary and Thesaurus Workbook
Teacher's Annotated Edition
This book supports the vocabulary lessons from the Pupil Editions. Students are motivated by games, word puzzles, and activities with the dictionary and thesaurus. Through the lessons and exercises, students gain vocabulary knowledge and sharpen their word skills for writing, elaboration, and word choice.
Weekly Grammar Tests with
Weekly Grammar Tests with Writing Prompts Teacher's Annotated Edition
This weekly assessment parallels the skills and lessons found in the Pupil Editions. To make the tests more comprehensive, writing prompts which apply these grammar skills are contained in each weekly test.
Blackline Masters Multiple Choice
Comprehensive Assessment Teacher's Manual
Formal assessment opportunities are provided with unit, mid-year, and end-year tests in multiple choice format. These assessments parallel the instruction and objectives of the program and include grammar, usage, mechanic skills as well as the skills and process of writing. Additional checklists for listening and speaking are also contained in this component.
Blackline Masters Written Response
Teacher's Manual Written Response
Formal assessment opportunities are provided with unit, mid-year, and end-year tests in written response format. These assessments parallel the instruction and objectives of the program and include grammar, usage, mechanic skills as well as the skills and process of writing. Additional checklists for listening and speaking are also contained in this component.
Test Preparation and Practice
Workbook/Blackline Masters Pupil Edition
Test Preparation and Practice Workbook/Blackline Masters Teacher's Edition
These books contain practice for the different skills and formats of all the major standardized tests.
These write-on/wipe-off boards provide models for sentence diagramming. These boards are easy-to-use tools to practice diagramming various structures and sentences.
Home Connection Blackline Masters
Weekly activities, written in both English and Spanish, allow parents to help their children develop language and writing skills. These activities parallel the skills and lessons of the Pupil Editions.