Fall 2020 Registration for this Course Opens on February 27.

Language Arts II

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he stories of 17th-19th century America – narratives about Native Americans, European immigrants, indentured, and enslaved peoples - are now the stuff of legend.  Your children can learn their stories in our readings for the sequel to Language Arts 1. Students will continue to master the arts of writing, building on the skills they have already acquired, using these stories and others as starting points for a variety of writing tasks. They will continue their study of English grammar by studying the special properties of the parts of speech and parts of the English sentence. We’ll continue to read together and discuss grammar and literature in class.

This course guides upper elementary and middle school students in mastering the habits of attentive reading, clear writing, and excellent grammar that they began to develop in Language Arts 1.  Additional assignments include, grammar exercises, quizzes, games, creative writing and other fun projects, and several chapters of reading from their novel of the week. A short quiz or exam each semester assesses a student’s progress. Dependent upon the needs and home schooling style of each family, Language Arts 2 can be taken as a graded or not-graded class.  With either option the teacher provides corrections and comments on both grammar and writing assignments.

Language Arts 2 meets twice a week, on portion per week. The first hour is devoted to instruction in grammar. The second hour involves the literature-based discussion and writing assignments mentioned above. Although it is strongly recommended to take both parts together, in section B, Dr. Baumert allows students to enroll in either the grammar portion, or literature and writing portion separately.

Fall 2020 Registration for this Course Opens on February 27.

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Language Arts II, Section A


Prerequisites: Language Arts I
or permission of instructor
Age Level: 10-12 years 
Grades: 5-6
Class Size: 5-15
Class Begins: August 23rd
If you have any questions please CONTACT US.
Seraphim Winslow, B.A.
Section A Enrollment Options:

Prices are per Semester

  • COMPLETE COURSE: Grammar Portion AND Literature and Writing Portion - $330
    Tuesdays, 9:30 - 11:30 AM Pacific


10% off | Ends May 31st
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Language Arts II, Section B


In Dr. Baumert's class, students in Language Arts 2 spend the academic year mastering the structured paragraph based on the literature that we read in class--learning how to write a clear thesis, to transition between main points with supporting details, and to establish a strong conclusion. Students handwrite the first draft of their writing assignments and are given the opportunity to edit and type their final drafts with personalized feedback from the instructor. They take weekly multiple-choice reading comprehension quizzes; practice memorizing a poem; complete weekly workbook exercises and gain mastery of the Four-Part Sentence Analysis in grammar. Students also have the opportunity to become illustrators by doing artistic interpretations of a scene from the reading.

For the Grammar portion of her class Dr. Baumert will use exercises selected from Voyages in English. Students will need to purchase the accompanying workbook.

Susan Baumert, Ph.D.

Prerequisites: Language Arts I or permission of instructor

Age Level: 10-12
Grades: 5-6
Class Size: 6-18
Class Begins: August 23rd
If you have any questions please CONTACT US.
Section B Enrollment Options:

Prices are per Semester

  • COMPLETE COURSE: Grammar Portion AND Literature and Writing Portion - $360
    Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:00 - 10:50 AM Pacific

  • GRAMMAR PORTION ONLY - $195
    Tuesdays, 10:00 - 10:50 AM Pacific

  • LITERATURE AND WRITING PORTION ONLY - $195
    Fridays, 10:00 - 10:50 AM Pacific


10% off | Ends May 31st
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"Thank you for the specific feedback. We really appreciate your care and instruction for our daughter. It’s very rewarding for her to feel like she’s succeeding. Your feedback is so valuable and constructive, and she takes it to heart in a great way."
-  Jill B., California


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"Art should be truth; and truth, unadorned, unsentimentalized, is beauty."
— Elizabeth Borton de Trevino,  I, Juan de Pareja

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