Overview - BASIC ENGLISH CURRICULUM CLASS SET
Emphasize skills students need every day.
Basic English builds and reinforces basic language skills. The high-interest,
easy-to-read lessons keep students involved as they learn parts of speech and
sentence construction. Frequent examples and activities throughout offer abundant
Basic English is ideal for students who need extra help with language
concepts, or those who are learning English as a second language. The program
provides clear instruction with the building-blocks of English usage. Clearly
written explanations and relevant examples make learning easy. Plenty of skills
practice reinforce lessons on parts of speech, writing skills, and advanced
skills such as developing themes and ideas.
Colorful pages, high-interest graphics, and life-relevant examples and exercises
keep students engaged. Short lessons, along with Goals for Learning and Chapter
Reviews, reinforce and link new concepts.
Easy-to-read text and engaging content holds students attention
Aligns with state and national standards
Goals for Learning helps students focus on major chapter objectives
Writing practice activities reinforce skills and focus on practical applications
Chapter Reviews and Test-Taking Tips reinforce lessons and offer advice
on applying knowledge in testing formats
Key vocabulary terms defined in page margins offer immediate reinforcement
and build language skills
Over 300 additional activities on the Teachers Resource Library CD-ROM
Writing Sentences, Using Nouns in Sentences, Using Pronouns in Sentences, Using
Adjectives in Sentences, Using Action Verbs in Sentences, Using State-of-Being
Verbs in Sentences, Using Adverbs in Sentences, Using Prepositional Phrases,
Using Conjunctions and Interjections, Recognizing Sentence Patterns, Identifying
Verbs and Verbal Phrases, Writing Compound and Complex Sentences, Repairing
Sentence Problems, Understanding Paragraph Basics, Writing Better Paragraphs,
Preparing to Write a Report, Includes a special section on the Writing Process.
Wraparound Teacher's Edition includes the full student text plus teaching
strategies, lesson overviews, application activities, ideas for classroom projects,
and tips on learning styles
Teacher's Resource Library on CD-ROM contains the Student Workbook offering
dozens of reinforcement activities (also available in print), Self-Study Guide
for students who want to work at their own pace, two forms of chapter tests,
plus midterm and final tests. Just select and print out the materials as needed.
Everything is reproducible. For Windows and Macintosh.
Teaching Strategies in English Transparencies stimulate learning and
discussion in the classroom. Graphic organizers present concepts in a meaningful,
visual way and help you teach students how to manage information. Comes with
instruction book and blackline masters.
Curriculum Class Set includes 10 Student Texts, 1 Teacher's Edition,
and 1 Teacher's Resource Library CD.
Inclusion Class Set includes 3 Student Texts, 1 Teacher's Edition, 1
Teacher's Resource Library CD, and 1 Student Workbook.