Language Arts

Spotlight on Language Arts

The Moving Beyond the Page language arts program is designed around 10-12 literature units each year. Through these units we cover writing, reading, literature, story elements, figurative language, research skills, spelling, and grammar. Learn more about our unique approach to language arts by watching the "Spotlight on Language Arts" video.

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Age 7-9 Language Arts
Overview
Moving Beyond the Page offers a complete and comprehensive language arts program that covers vocabulary, grammar, writing, spelling, story elements, and figurative language while helping to develop a love of literature.
Prerequisites
  • Able to read and comprehend chapter books on a 3rd or early 4th grade reading level
  • Can answer comprehension questions about a chapter in a journal
  • Able to write three or four sentences on a topic
  • Usually used by children in second or third grade
Tornado
Sarah, Plain and Tall
Who Was Helen Keller?
Morning Girl
Communities and Culture
American Heroes
Poppy
Charlotte's Web
The Family Under the Bridge
One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest
The Whipping Boy
Iggie's House
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Age 7-9 Full Year Language Arts Package
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$309.05
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Age 7-9 Full Year Language Arts Package /Online
... can be used with a different level of science and social studies.
$264.72
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Age 7-9 Full Year Language Arts Package - Curriculum Only
... can be used with a different level of science and social studies.
$185.53
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Age 7-9 Full Year Language Arts Package /Online - Curriculum Only
... can be used with a different level of science and social studies.
$141.20
Age 8-10 Language Arts
Overview
Moving Beyond the Page offers a complete and comprehensive language arts program that covers vocabulary, grammar, writing, spelling, story elements, and figurative language while helping to develop a love of literature.
Prerequisites
  • Able to read and comprehend chapter books at a 4th or 5th grade reading level
  • Able to write an organized paragraph
  • Usually used by children in third or fourth grade
Little House in the Big Woods
The Sign of the Beaver
Native American Animal Stories
Ben and Me
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The BFG
Stories from Africa and Asia
Holes
Charlotte in Giverny
Abel's Island
Pedro's Journal
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Age 9-11 Language Arts
Overview
Moving Beyond the Page offers a complete and comprehensive language arts program that covers vocabulary, grammar, writing, spelling, story elements, and figurative language while helping to develop a love of literature.
Prerequisites
  • Able to read and comprehend novels at a late 5th or 6th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Usually used by children in fourth or fifth grade
Poetry
The View from Saturday
American Tall Tales and Legends
The Cay
A House of Tailors
My Side of the Mountain
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
A Wrinkle in Time
Lincoln
Independent Study
Age 10-12 Language Arts
Overview
Moving Beyond the Page offers a complete and comprehensive language arts program that covers vocabulary, grammar, writing, spelling, story elements, and figurative language while helping to develop a love of literature.
Prerequisites
  • Able to read and comprehend novels at a late 6th or 7th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Familiar with the five-paragraph essay
  • Usually used by children in the fifth or sixth grade
The Wanderer
The People of Sparks
Short Stories
Bull Run
Albert Einstein
Number the Stars
Tuck Everlasting
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
The Giver
Esperanza Rising
The Tree That Time Built
Secret of the Andes
Age 11-13 Language Arts
Overview
Moving Beyond the Page offers a complete and comprehensive language arts program that covers vocabulary, grammar, writing, spelling, story elements, and figurative language while helping to develop a love of literature.
Prerequisites
  • Able to read and comprehend novels at a late 7th or 8th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Familiar with the five-paragraph essay
The Pearl
A Girl Named Disaster
The Hobbit
A Single Shard
Independent Study
Greek Myths
Tales from the Middle Ages
The Prince and the Bard
Newton at the Center
British Poetry
Age 12-14 Language Arts
Overview
Moving Beyond the Page offers a complete and comprehensive language arts program that covers vocabulary, grammar, writing, spelling, story elements, and figurative language while helping to develop a love of literature.
Prerequisites
  • Able to read and comprehend novels at an 8th or 9th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Can write a five-paragraph essay
  • Usually used by children in the seventh or eighth grade
Abigail Adams
Animal Farm
Einstein Adds a New Dimension
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Elijah of Buxton
The House of the Scorpion
Watership Down
The Book Thief
To Kill a Mockingbird
Great American Poets
High School 1 Language Arts
Overview
Moving Beyond the Page offers a complete and comprehensive language arts program that covers vocabulary, grammar, writing, spelling, story elements, and figurative language while helping to develop a love of literature.
Prerequisites
  • Able to read books and texts at a high school reading level
  • Experience writing a five-paragraph essay
  • Usually used by students in the 9th or 10th grade
  • Familiar with the conventions of poetry and short stories
  • Able to understand, interpret, and apply figurative language techniques in reading and writing
  • Some basic experience with creative writing
Lord of the Flies
Short Stories
Grammar, Part I
Poetry
Nonfiction
Ender's Game
Grammar, Part II
Informational Texts
Drama