Basic Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind
Single-semester course. For students who have a solid understanding of basic grammar concepts. Builds on foundational skills and explores the definitions and functions of all parts of speech, reinforces mechanics, enhances understanding of verb tenses, and practices fundamental skills in diagramming.
Designed for students with some grammar knowledge. Click here for an explanation of our writing and grammar curriculum, and sample course sequences.
Prerequisite: Basic or Intermediate Grammar Placement Test
Required Texts (Available through Well-Trained Mind Press):
- Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Purple Workbook
Recommended Texts (Available through Well-Trained Mind Press):
- Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Comprehensive Handbook of Rules
- Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Key to Purple Workbook
Class meets once per week for 50-55 minutes.
Class cap: 15 students.
Students in grades 9-12 may be awarded .5 Language Arts credit upon completion of this course.