Building with Diligence: English 4 is a comprehensive grammar text with 127 lessons divided into 11 chapters. This God-honoring text is easy-to-use and teaches key concepts of grammar, mechanics, and writing. All of the basic parts of speech are covered (except interjections). The lessons include clear explanations and examples along with both oral and written work.
Lessons on diagramming, combining sentences, writing topic sentences, developing paragraphs, taking notes, report writing, creating stories, sharing book reports, giving directions, composing letters, and exploring poetry are included.
English 4 is scheduled as a one-year option in Preparing Hearts for His Glory. English 4 is also scheduled as an option for English in Creation to Christ and Resurrection to Reformation. It is divided over two years in those guides.
Note: The Teacher’s Manual is necessary at this level as an answer key and for additional help with the lessons. Reduced copies of the pupil pages are included in the Teacher’s Manual. A star indicates when a concept is introduced for the first time. Suggestions for oral review, lesson introductions, and lesson outlines are provided.