Shurley English: Homeschooling Edition
Materials for each grade level are sold in a kit package. A kit contains everything needed to teach one student for an entire school year. Each kit contains the following three items: one Teacher's Manual, one Student Workbook, and one Introductory CD.
The Teacher's Manual is the heart of the program at every level. Each lesson in the manual begins with a planning box, which contains lesson objectives. Scripted lessons provide you with the exact words for the Question & Answer Flows, questioning strategies, and the teaching techniques that make this program consistent for all grade levels. The Teacher's Manual also includes modification strategies, classroom activities, enrichment ideas, and answer keys.
Note: Bible-related activities, writing assignments, and sentences with a religious tone are found in some levels of the Shurley English Homeschool curriculum. They are optional and are intended as bonus activities.
*The Teacher's Manual is included in a Kit and may not be purchased separately.
Shurley English places special emphasis on parent-child interaction and participation. In Shurley English, the children have workbooks, not textbooks, to practice and test their acquired knowledge and skills. The Student Workbook contains a Jingle Section, a Reference Section, a Practice Section, and a Test Section. The Jingle Section contains all the jingles. The Reference Section includes vocabulary words, guided practices, samples, guidelines, and charts. The Practice Section provides extra practice on the various skills taught before the skills are tested. The Test Section contains the tests for each chapter. Each test is divided into four basic areas: grammar, vocabulary, language skills, and a summary for the week.
Note: One Student Workbook is included in a Kit. For home educators who are teaching more than one student in a level, additional student workbooks can be ordered separately.
Homeschool Audio CD: Introductory
The introductory CD provides the jingles and the Question & Answer Flows for the Introductory Sentences found in the Teacher's Manual. The audio CD may be used to demonstrate jingles and Question & Answer Flows to students. It may also be used as a resource for the parents.
A Practice Set consists of the Practice Booklet and two Practice CDs. This set allows you to have both practice tools at your disposal, but at a discounted rate. (See individual descriptions below.)
The Introductory and Practice Sentences found in the Teacher's Manual are available in an easy-to-use student booklet that is a great time-saver for the teacher and the student. Sentences are classified in the Practice Booklet instead of writing them on the board or on notebook paper. Sentences are in large print and grouped by chapter and lesson.
Note: The booklet in the Practice Set contains the Introductory and Practice Sentences from the daily oral lessons in the Teacher's Manual. The booklet does not contain additional sentences for extra practice.
The two Practice CDs give students an opportunity to hear each of the Practice Sentences read and classified aloud. Students can follow along with the Practice CDs to reinforce what they have learned. Students can use the Practice CDs to check their work in the Practice Booklet independently.
The Shurley English Writing Folder will help your students move through the writing process with ease. This foldout, four-pocket folder keeps students organized with a dedicated space for their prewriting, rough draft, revised draft, and edited paper. It is packed with handy references, checklists, and tips to ensure students have exactly what they need to produce a polished piece of writing. Recommended for Shurley English Levels 3-8. Size: 9" x 12"
The Literature Selections booklet gives your child a unique exposure to contemporary and non-contemporary authors. A set of discussion questions follows each story or poem to evaluate comprehension and inference. Literature vocabulary is also introduced. These selections are a fun and exciting way for students to begin the study of literature.
*Out of print material. Limited quantities.
Sentence Booklet: Extra Practice
The Sentence Booklet is a consumable workbook intended to support your study of Shurley English and our unique approach to Language Arts. As grammar skills are introduced or as you review previously taught skills, you may utilize this book of sentences for additional classification or skill practice. Sentences are in large print and grouped by skill in this full-size, softcover booklet. This booklet covers multiple grade levels and is cross compatible with all editions of Shurley English. Sentence Booklets are not copy masters and may not be duplicated.
Sentence Booklet: Extra Practice Key
The Sentence Booklet Key is a companion product to the Shurley English Sentence Booklet. The answer keys from the Sentence Booklet have been conveniently placed together in a full-size, softcover book, making it easy to check student pages. This booklet covers multiple grade levels and is cross compatible with all editions of Shurley English.