Calvert’s Verticy ELA course uses research-based instruction techniques to help students learn by looking, listening, speaking, touching and moving. This multi-sensory approach allows each child to learn in the way he or she does best. Students grow as effective, accomplished readers and writers as skills are mastered using our proven approach.
Verticy’s 6th Grade program includes one complete English Language Arts course comprised of 3 components: Phonics and Spelling, Grammar and Composition, and Literature.
The Verticy English Language Arts course includes everything you need to help your student become a more confident reader and writer:
Students enter this level able to read; have mastered vowels, consonants and vowel teams; and are solidifying more complex reading and spelling concepts.
Students placed in this level will:
Students can typically write a multiple paragraph composition.
Students at this level will:
Literature lessons are designed to increase comprehension and critical thinking skills.
Students explore age-appropriate literature selections and leveled readers such as:
I am so happy as of late with respect to how Belle is progressing, how content I am with the program and how I now feel motivated to include more of my own creative ideas which enhance the Verticy curriculum. I just wish we had done this years earlier as it has become crystal clear how much better an education a child can receive when homeschooled. I can’t tell you how serene and balanced we all feel since undertaking this project. I can’t imagine ever returning to traditional schooling. I am convinced that by the time high school rolls around for Belle she will be ever so ready for the challenge.— Elizabeth M., Verticy Parent