Jr. Analytical Grammar is a program intended to introduce the ideas of English grammar to younger students. It is designed to be taught in an eleven-week grammar “season” in either 4th or 5th grade. Created in response to parent requests for grammar materials for younger students, it covers the same material found in the first ten units of Analytical Grammar, but the exercises are shorter and the reading level is lower. It is also more “interactive” as far as the parent is concerned. Rather than the student reading notes, the “notes” are really a series of questions and activities designed to help the child understand the grammatical concepts.
The program is divided into eleven units; each takes about a week to go through. Each unit builds on the one before, so students use what they’ve already learned to master the next concept.
Our junior version is a gentle, easy introduction to the concepts of English grammar. It is straightforward to teach and fun for both teacher and student.
Jr. Analytical Grammar covers:
All the parts of speech and parts of the sentence
Classic sentence diagramming
Jr. Analytical Grammar includes:
Teacher “talking points” for students
Plenty of exercises to practice skills
Short writing activities that reinforce concepts
Tests to evaluate progress
Complete answer keys and useful (but brief!) teacher notes
Both the student and teacher books are necessary for this program.