The Orange Book - Teacher's Book- Learning Language Arts through Literature, 4th Grade Skills
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With literature as its basis, this popular English program integrates spelling, reading, grammar, vocabulary, writing, poetry, research, and study skills. Besides that, it is easy for moms to use—all the preparation is done for you! The Orange Book is a blend of dictation of literature passages, book studies, and special writing units. The story writing unit also includes instructions on making and binding their new book. The updated third edition is even easier to use with added editing and synonym practice to strengthen your student’s writing. Lessons integrate all the fourth grade language arts skills: grammar, creative writing, composition, spelling, higher-order reasoning, and study skills.
36 weekly lessons divided into easy-to-use daily plans. Teacher friendly, with little or no preparation needed! Everyday Words lessons contain dictation, grammar exercises, spelling tips, creative writing, and more.
Five units that provide the opportunity for your student to apply skills through various styles. The five units include:
Story Writing and Book Making
Four Book Studies (listed in the order which they appear):
The Boxcar Children (Book #1) by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Wilbur and Orville Wright by Augusta Stevenson
Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin By His Good Mouse Amos by Robert Lawson
The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
Each book study contains a summary, vocabulary skills, reading comprehension, and exciting activities.
Reviews Activities follow most lessons providing additional skill practice.
Assessments help teachers to evaluate student's progress.
Team this Teacher's Book with the Student Activity Book (sold separately) for a complete language arts program. See our Complete Orange Book Kit, that includes the Teacher's Book, Student Activity Book and the 4 reading books that are essential to the program.