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4th Grade Core Skills 8-Subject Basic Homeschool Package

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CORE SKILLS 8-SUBJECT HOMESCHOOLING PACKAGE (2014 EDITION)
 
Core Skills offers comprehensive skills practice in a reproducible workbook format. Varied lessons target specific skills in key curriculum areas. Units and lessons break subject areas into manageable pieces, and ample practice ensures mastery. Ideal for classroom or home use, Core Skills is aligned to state and national standards. Some books are aligned with Common Core and have been indicated. All books include ANSWER KEYS!

Language Arts
**COMMON CORE ALIGNED. Designed to develop and reinforce language skills, the simple-to-use targeted practice pages in this series encourage learners to communicate effectively. The workbook format presents only one skill per page, beginning with the grammatical rule and specific examples that model the activities to follow. 140 pages.
• Varied exercises present skills in different contexts
• Comprehensive resources cover all areas of language arts
• Ideal as an overall review or as targeted practice of a specific skill
• More than 100 lessons per book

Writing
**COMMON CORE ALIGNED. Writing is a key to success in school and in life, but many writing programs fail to engage students and encourage them to think and write clearly, apply a wide range of strategies, and critique their own work. This book reaches out to writers of all abilities with a light tone and an approach that allows students to "see" their writing in a new light. Targeted lessons focus on specific writing skills, and extension activities encourage students to write creatively by applying the skills they have learned. 128 pages.
• Includes the seven traits of writing
• Guides students through the writing process through the four units (Laying the Foundation, Building Sentences, Building Paragraphs, and Writing Forms)
• Graphic organizers are provided to help students organize their thoughts before writing and to evaluate their writing
• Clear explanations, bulleted hints, and helpful questions enable students to actively review and improve their writing
• The program helps prepare students to succeed on the writing portion of standardized tests
• A scoring rubric makes it easy to analyze student writing


Reading Comprehension
**COMMON CORE ALIGNED. Meaningful practice actively involves students in reading while engaging and developing reading comprehension skills. Each reading selection features scenarios to which students can relate. Following the reading passages are exercises to apply comprehension skills in context while improving vocabulary. 122 pages.
• Multiple-choice exercises build test-taking skills
• Exercises include 35 skills covering all aspects of reading comprehension
• Short, age-appropriate reading selections engage reader's interest

Spelling
This research-based, systematic program features word lists built around similar sounds and patterns with varied and relevant exercises. The lessons provide students with multiple exposures to words through skill lessons that help link spelling to meaning. 129 pages.
• Students learn spelling strategies and common spelling patterns as well as troublesome words
• Lessons include reading comprehension activities, analogies, word origins, and word families
• Engaging vocabulary and context activities encourage students to explore word meanings and use words in meaningful contexts
• Challenge sections present opportunities to enrich vocabulary and extend spelling skills

Science
This engaging series covers the basics of science instruction for grades 1-6. It provides informative readings and worksheets on a wide variety of topics in earth, life, and physical science. Activities are logically sequenced, transitioning smoothly from basic comprehension of concepts to higher-order thinking skills. Aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards Disciplinary Core Ideas. 132 pages.
Worksheets include activities that target:
• Scientific Vocabulary: Activities challenge students to show their understanding of scientific terms by a variety of methods, such as differentiating between words, and using them in meaningful sentences.
• Reading Skills: Comprehension questions ascertain that students understand what they have read and develop reading skills that pertain to science.
• Scientific Inquiry Skills: Students will learn the basic skills of scientific inquiry, including hypothesizing, observing, experimenting, and classifying data.
• Critical Thinking: Activities increase students' ability to synthesize, analyze, and evaluate scientific information.
• Test Prep Questions: Science questions in standardized-test format help students in grades 3-6 prepare for state exams.

Social Studies
The Core Skills: Social Studies series engages students with easy-to-understand passages, helping students to build a better understanding of the world around them. Interactive lessons encourage active participation with the text, including practice with maps, charts, and illustrations. Students are given many opportunities to reflect on the text through higher-level thinking questions. 124 pages. Unit tests included.
• Addresses history, geography, culture, economics, civics, and government
• Covers a wide range of social studies concepts
• Includes reference maps and glossary of key terms
• Correlates with social studies curriculum across the United States
 
Math
**COMMON CORE ALIGNED. Build math skills through meaningful practice and problem solving. 170 pages.


Test Preparation
Provides an authentic test-taking experience as well as refreshing basic skills, familiarizing students with test formats and directions, and teaching test-taking strategies for standardized tests. Features test questions and models covering basic concepts in reading comprehension, math and language arts. 134 pages.

 
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Product Reviews

  1. 4th Grade Core Skills 8-Subject Basic Homeschool Package 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 26th Sep 2017

    I was very pleased with this package. I feel that it is right on with the grade level it says. I will be buying the rest of the grades as soon as I get the chance, because I have already purchased the 3rd grade package and 6Th grade package. Thank you much.


  2. 4th. Grade 8 core subject kiy 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 11th Nov 2016

    Love it. So easy to use. The books have lots of information in them. More then I remember learning in fourth grade.


  3. So far so good. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 11th Nov 2016

    I bought this to supplement his online program and it is working nicely.


  4. Love it! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 10th Nov 2016

    Alex is engaged and is learning more everyday! We love how simple this system is!


  5. Awesome cheap curriculum 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th Sep 2016

    For the price this curriculum is pretty awesome. Usually I piece together my own curriculum but this year I wanted to take a break and this is what I got. Love it very much:)


  6. Wonderful product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Aug 2016

    I think this product is great. I will be purchasing from DiscountHomeschoolCurriculum.com again in the future.


  7. Love the set!!! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th May 2016

    I have been using this particular set of workbooks for three years now. You cannot beat the price. Would be great if they offered a set that also included: age appropriate cursive handwriting, physical education, and health and wellness.


  8. VERY ECONOMIC 4TH GRADE CORE SKILLS WORKBOOK SET... 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th May 2016

    Love the set, only wish it would include health, and phyiscal education! =)


  9. new himeschooling mom 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th Mar 2015

    I ordered this curriculum & got it very quick. I've found it to be very good curriculum for s first timer like myself. It's in the level of learning that is working well for us. I would definitely recommend the product & the discount homeschool curriculum to anyone that's not got a huge amount of money to spend for this type of curriculum. As a package it's got everything we needed to get started.


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