Petty School Reading, Lesson 07. The Consonant L, M

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This course provides step-by-step instruction and exercises to lead young children to read rightly, while also preparing them for future studies in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy. Students are expected to learn each lesson and to demonstrate mastery of the skills covered. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Watch the Reading Lesson as many times as the child needs to learn the lesson. Study the lesson, committing each point to memory. When the content of the lesson is mastered, complete the lesson Assessment. Video The following video lesson is intended to allow a young child … Continue

Petty School Reading, Lesson 06. The Consonant H, K

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This course provides step-by-step instruction and exercises to lead young children to read rightly, while also preparing them for future studies in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy. Students are expected to learn each lesson and to demonstrate mastery of the skills covered. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Watch the Reading Lesson as many times as the child needs to learn the lesson. Study the lesson, committing each point to memory. When the content of the lesson is mastered, complete the lesson Assessment. Video The following video lesson is intended to allow a young child … Continue

Petty School Reading, Lesson 05. The Consonant F, G

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This course provides step-by-step instruction and exercises to lead young children to read rightly, while also preparing them for future studies in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy. Students are expected to learn each lesson and to demonstrate mastery of the skills covered. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Watch the Reading Lesson as many times as the child needs to learn the lesson. Study the lesson, committing each point to memory. When the content of the lesson is mastered, complete the lesson Assessment. Video The following video lesson is intended to allow a young child … Continue

Petty School Reading, Lesson 04. The Consonant C, D

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This course provides step-by-step instruction and exercises to lead young children to read rightly, while also preparing them for future studies in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy. Students are expected to learn each lesson and to demonstrate mastery of the skills covered. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Watch the Reading Lesson as many times as the child needs to learn the lesson. Study the lesson, committing each point to memory. When the content of the lesson is mastered, complete the lesson Assessment. Video The following video lesson is intended to allow a young child … Continue

Petty School Reading, Lesson 03. The Consonant B

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This course provides step-by-step instruction and exercises to lead young children to read rightly, while also preparing them for future studies in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy. Students are expected to learn each lesson and to demonstrate mastery of the skills covered. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Watch the Reading Lesson as many times as the child needs to learn the lesson. Study the lesson, committing each point to memory. When the content of the lesson is mastered, complete the lesson Assessment. Video The following video lesson is intended to allow a young child … Continue

Petty School Reading, Lesson 02. The Five Latin Vowels

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This course provides step-by-step instruction and exercises to lead young children to read rightly, while also preparing them for future studies in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy. Students are expected to learn each lesson and to demonstrate mastery of the skills covered. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Watch the Reading Lesson as many times as the child needs to learn the lesson. Study the lesson, committing each point to memory. When the content of the lesson is mastered, complete the lesson Assessment. Video The following video lesson is intended to allow a young child … Continue

Elementary Grammar I. Lesson 48. Interjections

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“Hurrah! we have found him.” Is this a sentence? It is a sentence. What is the subject of this sentence? The pronoun “we” is the subject of this sentence. What is the predicate? “Have found” is the predicate of this sentence. What modifies the predicate? The pronoun “him,” an objective element, modifies the predicate. What does the word “hurrah” denote? The word “hurrah” denotes that the speaker or writer is highly pleased. Does the word “hurrah” affirm or deny any thing? It does not: it simply implies a feeling or emotion of pleasure. There are words, also, used to denote … Continue

Lesson 41. The Preposition

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Let us study the sentence below. Read it carefully, then read through the discussion that follows. “A man of wealth rode by our house.” What does the group of words “of wealth” modify? It modifies the noun, “man“. What element is this group of words? It is an adjective element. Why? Because it modifies a noun. What does the group of words “by our house” modify? It modifies the verb “rode“: it tells where he rode. What element is it? It is an adverbial element. Why? Because it modifies a verb. Look now at the word “of” in the sentence. … Continue

Petty School Reading, Lesson 01. Introduction

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Lesson In this lesson, we begin our study in Petty School Reading. In our first lesson, we will study what words are and how they are made. 1. What is an Idea? An Idea is an image in our mind of anything we have seen, smelled, tasted, touched, or heard. 2. What are words? Words are symbols used to share ideas. 3. What are Spoken Words? Spoken words are symbols of ideas. 4. What are Written Words? Written words are symbols of spoken words. 5. What are Words made of? Words are made of Syllables. 6. What are Syllables made … Continue

Elementary Grammar, Lesson 21. Articles

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In this lesson, we will learn about one important class of definitive adjectives called “articles“. When we say, “A horse was stolen,” the word “a” denotes that one horse is meant, but it does not point out any particular horse. When we say, “The horse was stolen,” the word “the” denotes that a particular horse is meant. The words “A ” and ” The,” in these sentences, are definitive adjectives, because they limit nouns without denoting any of their qualities. They are also called “Articles.” A and an are different forms of the same word. A is used when the … Continue