Grammar I

One-semester course. Grammar I is a foundational English grammar course for students who do not have a solid grasp of basic grammar. This course covers parts of speech and their uses, mechanics, verb tenses, and fundamental skills in diagramming. Click here for an explanation of our writing and grammar curriculum, and sample course sequences.

Students who have not had formal grammar instruction should start with Grammar I.

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  • Example Syllabus
  • Click here to purchase the Summer course texts. Classes taken Fall 2022 or Spring 2023 will use the forthcoming Yellow Student Workbook.
    • Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind, Red Student Workbook (Summer 2022)
    • Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind, Yellow Student Workbook (Fall 2022 and Spring 2023) 
    • The Grammar Guidebook (Recommended)
    • The Diagramming Dictionary (Recommended)
  • Class meets once per week for 50-55 minutes.
    • Summer session meets twice per week for 50-55 minutes.
  • Class cap: 15 students.
  • Designed for grades 6-8.
  1. Parent Course Evaluation Summer 2021

    "My son appreciated the games and has improved confidence in grammar. It's a very good course."
    - Parent Course Evaluation Summer 2021

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