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Grammar Courses

Listed below (in alphabetical order) are elementary and junior high grade level courses available through CLASS Homeschools. Information for each course includes suggested grade levels, cost, description, and a listing of the materials used. Linked course names will take you to a "look inside" of the primary text. Course materials in bold are eligible for reusable book credit if you already have the item.

If you are looking for high school level grammar courses, see High School Choice.


Primary Text 49615   Applications of Grammar 1
Suggested Grade Level: 7th
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course lays a foundation for effective communication with the English language. Students will learn the basics of English grammar, including the definition and usage of the eight parts of speech. In addition, students will examine how these parts are to be properly used in phrases, clauses, and sentences. Correct sentence structure, diagramming, pronoun usage, and forming good paragraphs are also emphasized.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – Applications of Grammar Book 1: Basics for Communicating Effectively | ©1996 (rev ed) Christian Liberty Press | 262 pages
• Answer Key – ©1996 Christian Liberty Press | 71 pages
• Test Packet – ©2009 Christian Liberty Press | 18 tests


Primary Text 49625   Applications of Grammar 2
Suggested Grade Level: 8th
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course continues to lay a foundation for effective communication skills. Students will review the basics of English grammar, focusing on part of speech; using phrases and clauses properly; diagramming key words, phrases, and clauses; writing and diagramming sentences; and clarifying agreement in sentences. The final unit focuses on the basics of good composition.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – Applications of Grammar Book 2: Structure for Communicating Effectively | ©1996 (rev ed) Christian Liberty Press | 256 pages
• Answer Key – ©1996 Christian Liberty Press | 43 pages
• Test Packet – ©2009 Christian Liberty Press | 12 tests


Primary Text 42420   English 2: Writing and Grammar
Suggested Grade Level: 2nd
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course combines grammar and writing (in alternating chapters) to teach students both the mechanics and the use of English. Grammar topics emphasize nouns, action verbs, pronouns, adjectives, and study and reference skills; while the writing exercises focus on the basics of how to write sentences, poetry, a personal story, friendly letter, and more.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – English 2: Writing and Grammar, 3rd edition | ©2017 Bob Jones University Press | 387 pages
• Teacher's Manual – ©2019 Christian Liberty Press | 65 pages


Primary Text 42330   English 3: Writing and Grammar
Suggested Grade Level: 3rd
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course combines grammar and writing (in alternating chapters) to teach students both the mechanics and the use of English. Chapters range from learning about sentences and the parts of speech to writing letters, stories, essays, book reports, and research papers.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – English 3: Writing and Grammar, 2nd edition | ©2008 Bob Jones University Press | 362 pages
• Teacher's Manual – ©2005 Christian Liberty Press | 57 pages
• Test Packet – ©2008 Christian Liberty Press | 16 tests


Primary Text 42340   English 4: Writing and Grammar
Suggested Grade Level: 4th
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course combines grammar and writing (in alternating chapters) to teach students both the mechanics and the use of English. Grammar topics include a study of sentences with some diagramming, nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, phrases, clauses, and references skills. Writing topics use the five-step writing process and include: personal narratives, friendly letters with instructions, compare-contrast essays, book reviews, tall tales, business letters, haiku, acrostic poems, and research reports.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – English 4: Writing and Grammar, 2nd edition | ©2009 Bob Jones University Press | 369 pages
• Teacher's Manual – ©2007 Christian Liberty Press | 65 pages
• Test Packet – ©2007 Christian Liberty Press | 16 tests


Primary Text 42350   English 5: Writing and Grammar
Suggested Grade Level: 5th
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course combines grammar and writing (in alternating chapters) to teach students both the mechanics and the use of English. Grammar topics include a study of sentences with some diagramming, nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and references skills. Writing topics use the five-step writing process and include: comparative-contrast essays, persuasive business letters, diamantes, sense poems, personal narratives, book reviews, research reports, and more.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – English 5: Writing and Grammar, 2nd edition | ©2010 Bob Jones University Press | 380 pages
• Teacher's Manual – ©2007 Christian Liberty Press | 63 pages
• Test Packet – ©2007 Christian Liberty Press | 16 tests


Primary Text 42360   English 6: Writing and Grammar
Suggested Grade Level: 6th
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course combines grammar and writing (in alternating chapters) to teach students both the mechanics and the use of English. Grammar topics include a study of sentences with some diagramming, nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and references skills. Writing topics will teach students to write personal narratives, newspaper editorials, instructions, research reports, historical fiction, compare-contrast essays, limericks, free verse, and cover letters.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – English 6: Writing and Grammar, 2nd edition | ©2012 Bob Jones University Press | 388 pages
• Teacher's Manual – ©2007 Christian Liberty Press | 67 pages
• Test Packet – ©2007 Christian Liberty Press | 16 tests


Primary Text 40345   God's Gift of Language A
Suggested Grade Level: 4th
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course exposes students to such topics as writing a sentence, writing letters and book reports, using a dictionary and an encyclopedia, capitalization, proper punctuation, and recognizing and using various parts of speech. Sentence diagramming is included.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – God's Gift of Language A, 3rd edition | ©2008 Abeka Book Publishers | 276 pages
• Answer Key – ©2009 Christian Liberty Press | 90 pages
• Test Packet – ©2009 Christian Liberty Press | 10 tests


Primary Text 40350   God's Gift of Language B
Suggested Grade Level: 5th
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course continues the study of the parts of speech, capitalization, word choice, and punctuation. It also expands a student's exposure to writing through writing different types of sentences, letters, paragraphs, outlines, and book reports. In addition, students are taught how to use a dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia. Sentence diagramming is included.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – God's Gift of Language B, 3rd edition | ©2009 Abeka Book Publishers | 316 pages
• Answer Key – ©2010 Christian Liberty Press | 130 pages
• Test Packet – ©2009 Christian Liberty Press | 14 tests


Primary Text 40360   God's Gift of Language C
Suggested Grade Level: 6th
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course continues the student's review of the parts of speech, capitalization, and punctuation, as well as the use of sentence diagramming. It also furthers study of the writing process by teaching the student about different types of sentences and the process of writing a research report. A student writer's handbook is featured at the back of the text.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – God's Gift of Language C, 3rd edition | ©2010 Abeka Book Publishers | 300 pages
• Answer Key – ©2010 Christian Liberty Press | 111 pages
• Test Packet – ©2010 Christian Liberty Press | 12 tests


Primary Text 40175   Grammar and Composition I
Suggested Grade Level: 7th
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course will help students to master and apply proper grammar mechanics by focusing on punctuation, capitalization, and verb usage. Diagramming, research skills, and an in depth study of eight parts of speech are also included. A convenient end-of-book handbook of all grammar rules learned throughout the course is included at the end of the text.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – Grammar and Composition I Work-text, 6th edition | ©2017 Abeka Book Publishers | 327 pages
• Teacher Key – Grammar and Composition I Work-text Teacher Key, 6th edition | ©2017 Abeka Book Publishers | 359 pages
• Test Packet – ©2019 Christian Liberty Press | 12 tests


Primary Text 40185   Grammar and Composition II
Suggested Grade Level: 8th
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course provides a clear explanation of traditional grammar, diagramming, and an in depth study of the parts of speech. It also includes substantial instruction on composition. A convenient handbook of all grammar rules learned while completing the course is included at the end of the text.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – Grammar and Composition II Work-text, 6th edition | ©2018 Abeka Book Publishers | 396 pages
• Teacher Key – Grammar and Composition II Work-text Teacher Key, 6th edition | ©2018 Abeka Book Publishers | 426 pages
• Test Packet – ©2020 Christian Liberty Press | 11 tests


Primary Text 40220   Language 2
Suggested Grade Level: 2nd
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course incorporates grammar, creative writing, and reading comprehension skills as it introduces students to the written English language. It addresses such topics as the mastering of basic punctuation; writing of complete sentences; reading and writing short stories; and working with compound words, synonyms, and antonyms.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – Seatwork Text Language 2, 3rd edition | ©1996 Abeka Book Publishers | 183 pages
• Answer Key – ©1998 Christian Liberty Press | 29 pages


Primary Text 40230   Language 3
Suggested Grade Level: 3rd
Additional Course Charge: None
Description: This course focuses on writing complete sentences; learning basic grammar (e.g., punctuation, parts of speech, synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms); writing creatively; and using a dictionary.
Course Materials (Bold = Reusable book credit available for this item):
• Workbook – Writing and Grammar Work-text Language 3, 5th edition | ©2018 Abeka Book Publishers | 201 pages
• Answer Key – ©2020 Christian Liberty Press | 77 pages
• Test Packet – ©2020 Christian Liberty Press | 15 tests