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Language Arts Classes for 2020-2021


Please Note: Class and Supply Fees listed cover Fall Semester 2020 and Spring Semester 2021. All classes meet for 50 minutes at a time for 28 weeks. Please see our dates & schedules.


Secure Forum: All MHS classes have a secure interactive forum to communicate with tutors, parents and classmates. Tutors will use this platform to communicate about classwork and assignments.

Parents and students access the forum by signing into the website using the username(s) & password(s) created on the membership form and clicking on "forum".


Assignments: For core subject classes including Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Foreign Language the minimum amount of homework/extension work/project homework assigned on our interactive course forums is as follows:

  • K through 3rd Grade: 1 - 2 hours per week
  • 4th though 7th Grade: 2 - 3 hours per week
  • 8th through 12th Grade: 3 - 4 hours per week


Reading Level 2 - Intro to Language Arts: 1st - 3rd Grade

This course will provide a review of the phonics taught in the Level 1 Learning to Read course and then move to a reading to learn phase of study. Students will be introduced to a multi-sensory total language arts program that includes spelling, vocabulary, grammar, creative writing, and handwriting. The storybook reading at this level will solidify their phonics skills while also improving their reading comprehension. As an added bonus, the subject material of the books will also provide them with an overview of US History and Geography! The students will enjoy singing songs, reading books with their peers, taking a virtual of the tour US, and becoming a more confident reader and writer.

Class Supplies Needed: One set of "Sing, Spell, Read & Write Level 2: Grand Tour" workbooks per child ($45 to $60 depending on the website). They can be found on this website HERE.

Pre-Requisites: Mastery of the skills taught in MHS's Beginning Reading Course or the Sing Spell Read and Write Level 2 Placement Test.

Class Fee: $225

Supply Fee: $20


Writing: 4th - 7th Grade

Writing and vocabulary skills are essential for a student to develop excellent verbal and written communication abilities. This class will focus on learning needed grammar rules from punctuation to sentence structure and vocab words and spelling that will help your student feel more confident in their writings. They will also use personal interests to learn the different writing styles such as expository, persuasive, and narrative writings.

Class materials needed: loose notebook paper, red pens, blue or black pens

Pre-Requisites: Students must be able to write legibly (or type proficiently) and take constructive suggestions to improve their writings.

Class Fee: $225

Supply Fee: $20


Writing: 8th - 12th Grade

Correct communication skills are essential for a student on the path to college. Reading, writing, and speech will encompass most of the time spent in college or post-college; knowing how to write effectively and correctly will make this time easier and more meaningful. Students will develop advanced grammar and vocabulary skills to use in selected writing styles that will develop into two primary writings – document-based writing and research papers. Students will learn MLA rules of citing sources and creating a works-cited page for research papers.

Class materials needed: loose notebook paper, red pens, blue or black pens

Pre-Requisites: Students must be able to type proficiently and take constructive suggestions to improve their writings that will include paper corrections.

Class Fee: $225

Supply Fee: $20