Well-Ordered Language Level 2B: The Curious Child’s Guide to Grammar
The previous level, Well-Ordered Language Level 1, helped students to master the eight parts of speech, along with object pronouns, prepositional and adverbial phrases, compound subjects, compound verbs, and compound objects. Any student who mastered these concepts should be prepared for Well-Ordered Language Level 2. In Book 2B, students will review and strengthen skills learned in Level 1 and Book 2A and be introduced to several new concepts. Student using this text will also learn to diagram sentences, visualizing the grammatical relationships within sentences.
Well-Ordered Language Level 2B (WOL 2B) will introduce students to:
- Sentence diagramming (visualizing grammatical relationships within sentences)
- Four kinds of sentences (declarative, interrogatory, imperative, exclamatory) and principal elements
- Prepositional phrases
- Compound elements
- Subject pronouns
- Object pronouns
- Possessive pronouns
- Interrogative pronouns
- Compound sentences
- Relative pronouns and relative clauses
Note: There will be a total of four levels, each containing a Book A and Book B, and we will be releasing one level (two books) each year.
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To learn more about why we chose the title Well-Ordered Language, read co-author Daniel Coupland’s blog post here.
Adapting Well-Ordered Language for Homeschool (blog post)
Author and educator Tammy Peters earned her BA in elementary education and a minor in English from the University of Wisconsin in 1982, and her MA in reading from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee in 1987. During her teaching career, she taught at elementary, undergraduate, and graduate levels and also worked as a district reading specialist. She recently retired from her position as a third-grade teacher at Mars Hill Academy, a classical Christian school in Cincinnati, where she had taught, written grammar curriculum, and mentored the elementary staff since 2000.
Daniel B. Coupland, PhD
Dr. Daniel B. Coupland is a professor and chairman of the Education Department and dean of the faculty at Hillsdale College. He earned a BA in Spanish from Liberty University, an MA in linguistics from Oakland University, and a PhD in education from Michigan State University. He began his career in education as a high school teacher. At Hillsdale College, he teaches courses on English grammar and classic children’s literature. In 2013, Dr. Coupland was named Hillsdale College’s “Professor of the Year.” In 2016, he was a resident scholar at the C.S. Lewis Study Centre (The Kilns) in Oxford, UK. In 2017, Dr. Coupland received the Emily Daugherty Award for Teaching Excellence. His research focuses on classic children’s literature and English grammar instruction. Dr. Coupland served for six years on the board of directors for the Society for Classical Learning and is the former editor of the Society’s Journal. He also served as the associate editor for Arts and Liberty: A Journal on Liberal Arts and Liberal Education.
Grade Level: Grades 4-5
Use: Consumable product
Course Length: Semester