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Shurley English

Simply and quickly add your Shurley English curriculum* from Shurley Instructional Materials to your classroom schedule with these lesson plans for use with your Homeschool Planet subscription. Using a classical approach to instruction with every step planned, scripted, and presented in a systematic way, Shurley English appeals to all styles of learners and helps students develop a mastery of English in reading, writing, and even thinking skills.

*Please note that these lesson plans are for the book version, not the digital edition.

What You Get:

  • The publisher's recommended course of study
  • A full school year of scheduled assignments, reviews, and tests for each level
  • Checkboxes for your students to check off as they complete their assignments, providing them with a sense of accomplishment and a permanent record of their achievement.
  • Bundle includes all 8 Shurley English lesson plans!
  • Automatic lesson plan updates as needed, with enhancements, link updates, etc.
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Please note: Curriculum is not included with your lesson plan and should be purchased separately. Select the "More Info" link located in each lesson plan option below for a description of the curriculum and an affiliate link to purchase the curriculum.

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Lesson Plans

Shurley English Lesson Plan Bundle  For Grades 1 - 8

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Shurley English Lesson Plans included in Bundle:
Shurley English – Level 1
Shurley English – Level 2
Shurley English – Level 3
Shurley English – Level 4
Shurley English – Level 5
Shurley English – Level 6
Shurley English – Level 7
Shurley English – Level 8

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Shurley English - Level 1  For Grades 1 - 2

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The curriculum for this Shurley English - Level 1 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

610488: Shurley English Level 1 Kit

Shurley English Level 1 Kit
By Shurley Instructional Material

Nurture a love of the English language, along with an understanding of how it's correctly used, with Shurley English. Appealing to all styles of learners, students will repeatedly practice old and new skills, developing a mastery of English in reading, writing, and even thinking skills.

This kit is comprised of the student workbook, teacher's manual and jingle/introductory sentence CD. Encouraging student-teacher interaction, the teacher's manual features comprehensive chapters that include everything needed for the lesson, including jingles, exercises, lessons, study notes, tests, checks, writing activities, and more. Lessons are scripted, with directions for students italicized, important concepts and words bolded, and charts included to help teachers and students visualize each idea. Student page numbers are referenced to help both parent and child easily find their respective places. "How to get started" and "jingle guidelines" provide additional hints and information for the teacher. Answers for the student practice and tests (student pages included in the student workbook) are included chronologically. Three-hole-punched pages, softcover.

Divided into a jingle section, reference section, practice section, and test section, students will need to flip to the necessary section in order to complete their lesson practice. The jingle section contains the lyrics to all the jingles, while the practice section provides a variety of activities, including matching, editing, multiple-choice, short answer, writing exercises, charts and other forms of written skill practice. Each test in the test section is divided into four areas: grammar, vocabulary, language skills and a weekly summary. Tests involve a variety of questions which should be familiar from the practice section. The reference section contains vocabulary words, an initial set-up plan, general reference notes, samples, and charts. Softcover.

An audio CD with the jingles and introductory sentences is also included to help students remember concepts such as parts of speech.

This Level 1 kit covers nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, statements, questions, word order, basic punctuation, letters and more.

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Shurley English - Level 2  For Grades 2 - 3

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The curriculum for this Shurley English - Level 2 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

610440: Shurley English Level 2 KitShurley English Level 2 Kit
By Shurley Instructional Material

Nurture a love of the English language, along with an understanding of how it's correctly used, with Shurley English. Appealing to all styles of learners, students will repeatedly practice old and new skills, developing a mastery of English in reading, writing, and even thinking skills.

This kit is comprised of the student workbook, teacher's manual and jingle/introductory sentence CD. Encouraging student-teacher interaction, the teacher's manual features comprehensive chapters that include everything needed for the lesson, including jingles, exercises, lessons, study notes, tests, checks, writing activities, and more. Lessons are scripted, with directions for students italicized, important concepts and words bolded, and charts included to help teachers and students visualize each idea. Student page numbers are referenced to help both parent and child easily find their respective places. "How to get started" and "jingle guidelines" provide additional hints and information for the teacher. Answers for the student practice and tests (student pages included in the student workbook) are included chronologically. Three-hole-punched pages, softcover.

Divided into a jingle section, reference section, practice section, and test section, students will need to flip to the necessary section in order to complete their lesson practice. The jingle section contains the lyrics to all the jingles, while the practice section provides a variety of activities, including matching, editing, multiple-choice, short answer, writing exercises, charts and other forms of written skill practice. Each test in the test section is divided into four areas: grammar, vocabulary, language skills and a weekly summary. Tests involve a variety of questions which should be familiar from the practice section. The reference section contains vocabulary words, an initial set-up plan, general reference notes, samples, and charts. Softcover.

An audio CD with the jingles and introductory sentences is also included to help students remember concepts such as parts of speech.

This Level 2 Kit covers declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences, basic parts of speech, complete and simple sentences, parts of a library, capitalization, punctuation, irregular verbs, tense, an introduction to prepositions, articles, narrative, descriptive, and creative writing and more.

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Shurley English - Level 3  For Grades 3 - 4

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The curriculum for this Shurley English - Level 3 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

610402: Shurley English Level 3 Kit

Shurley English Level 3 Kit
By Shurley Instructional Material

Nurture a love of the English language, along with an understanding of how it's correctly used, with Shurley English. Appealing to all styles of learners, students will frequently practice old and new skills, developing a mastery of English in reading, writing, and even thinking skills.

This kit is comprised of the student workbook, teacher's manual and jingle/introductory sentence CD. Encouraging student-teacher interaction, the teacher's manual features comprehensive chapters that include everything needed for the lesson, including jingles, exercises, lessons, study notes, tests, checks, writing activities, and more. Lessons are scripted, with directions for students italicized, important concepts and words bolded, and charts included to help teachers and students visualize each idea. Student page numbers are referenced to help both parent and child easily find their respective places. "How to get started" and "jingle guidelines" provide additional hints and information for the teacher. Answers for the student practice and tests (student pages included in the student workbook) are included chronologically. Three-hole-punched pages, softcover.

Divided into a jingle section, reference section, practice section, and test section, students will need to flip to the necessary section in order to complete their lesson practice. The jingle section contains the lyrics to all the jingles, while the practice section provides a variety of activities, including matching, editing, multiple-choice, short answer, writing exercises, charts and other forms of written skill practice. Each test in the test section is divided into four areas: grammar, vocabulary, language skills and a weekly summary. Tests involve a variety of questions which should be familiar from the practice section. The reference section contains vocabulary words, an initial set-up plan, general reference notes, samples, and charts. Softcover.

An audio CD with the jingles and introductory sentences is also included to help students remember concepts such as parts of speech.

This level 3 kit covers all eight parts of speech and all sentence types; predicates, direct objects, prepositions, and other parts of speech; quotations; parts of a book, outlining and dictionary skills; subject-verb agreement; double negatives; homonyms; capitalization in numerous contexts; verbs; punctuation; and expository, persuasive, descriptive, narrative and creative writing.

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Shurley English - Level 4  For Grades 4 - 5

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The curriculum for this Shurley English - Level 4 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

610365: Shurley English Level 4 Kit

Shurley English Level 4 Kit
By Shurley Instructional Material

Nurture a love of the English language, along with an understanding of how it's correctly used, with Shurley English. Appealing to all styles of learners, students will repeatedly practice old and new skills, developing their mastery of English in reading, writing, and even thinking skills.

This kit is comprised of the student workbook and the teacher's manual. Encouraging student-teacher interaction, the teacher's manual features comprehensive chapters that include everything needed for the lesson, including jingles, exercises, lessons, study notes, tests, checks, writing activities, and more. Lessons are scripted, with directions for students italicized, important concepts and words bolded, and charts included to help teachers and students visualize each idea. Student page numbers are referenced to help both parent and child easily find their respective places. "How to get started" and "jingle guidelines" provide additional hints and information for the teacher. Answers for the student practice and tests (included in the student workbook) are included chronologically. 406 three-hole-punched pages, softcover.

Divided into a jingle section, reference section, practice section, and test section, students will need to flip to the necessary section in order to complete their lesson practice. The jingle section contains the lyrics to all the jingles, while the practice section provides a variety of activities, including matching, editing, multiple-choice, short answer, writing exercises, charts and other forms of written skill practice. Each test in the test section is divided into four areas: grammar, vocabulary, language skills and a weekly summary. Tests involve a variety of questions which should be familiar from the practice section. The reference section contains vocabulary words, an initial set-up plan, general reference notes, samples, and charts. 125 pages, softcover.

An audio CD with the jingles and introductory sentences is also included to help students remember concepts such as parts of speech.

This level 4 kit covers all eight parts of sentence types; parts of speech including indirect objects; quotations; reference skills; usage including pronoun/antecedent agreement; capitalization including outlines; verbs; pronouns; conjunctions; punctuation; letter, expository, persuasive, descriptive, narrative, and creative writing; figures of speech and writing autobiographies.

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Shurley English - Level 5  For Grades 5 - 6

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The curriculum for this Shurley English - Level 5 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

610327: Shurley English Level 5 Kit

Shurley English Level 5 Kit
By Shurley Instructional Material

Nurture a love of the English language, along with an understanding of how it's correctly used, with Shurley English. Appealing to all styles of learners, students will repeatedly practice old and new skills, developing their mastery of English in reading, writing, and even thinking skills.

This kit is comprised of the student workbook and the teacher's manual. Encouraging student-teacher interaction, the teacher's manual features comprehensive chapters which include everything needed for the lesson, including jingles, exercises, lessons, study notes, tests, checks, writing activities, and more. Lessons are scripted, with directions for students italicized, important concepts and words bolded, and charts included to help teachers and students visualize each idea. Student page numbers are referenced to help both parent and child easily find their respective places. "How to get started" and "jingle guidelines" provide additional hints and information for the teacher. Answers for the student practice and tests (included in the student workbook) are included chronologically. 458 three-hole-punched pages, softcover.

Divided into a jingle section, reference section, practice section, and test section, students will need to flip to the necessary section in order to complete their lesson practice. The jingle section contains the lyrics to all the jingles, while the practice section provides a variety of activities, including matching, editing, multiple-choice, short answer, writing exercises, charts and other forms of written skill practice. Each test in the test section is divided into four areas: grammar, vocabulary, language skills and a weekly summary. Tests involve a variety of questions which should be familiar from the practice section. The reference section contains vocabulary words, an initial set-up plan, general reference notes, samples, and charts. 112 pages, softcover.

An audio CD with the jingles and introductory sentences is also included to help students remember elements such as parts of speech.

This level 5 kit covers the eight parts of speech; sentence types; sentence structure; capitalization, reference, usage, verbs, pronouns; adjectives, punctuation; writing letters; expository, persuasive, descriptive, narrative, creative and journal writing; poetry; and figures of speech.

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Shurley English - Level 6  For Grades 6 - 7

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The curriculum for this Shurley English - Level 6 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

610280: Shurley English Level 6 Kit

Shurley English Level 6 Kit
By Shurley Instructional Material

Nurture a love of the English language, along with an understanding of how it's correctly used, with Shurley English. Appealing to all styles of learners, students will repeatedly practice old and new skills, developing a mastery of English in reading, writing, and even thinking skills.

This kit is comprised of the student workbook, teacher's manual and jingle/introductory sentence CD. Encouraging student-teacher interaction, the teacher's manual features comprehensive chapters which include everything needed for the lesson, including jingles, exercises, lessons, study notes, tests, checks, writing activities, and more. Lessons are scripted, with directions for students italicized, important concepts and words bolded, and charts included to help teachers and students visualize each idea. Student page numbers are referenced to help both parent and child easily find their respective places. "How to get started" and "jingle guidelines" provide additional hints and information for the teacher. Answers for the student practice and tests (student pages included in the student workbook) are included chronologically. Three-hole-punched pages, softcover.

Divided into a jingle section, reference section, practice section, and test section, students will need to flip to the necessary section in order to complete their lesson practice. The jingle section contains the lyrics to all the jingles, while the practice section provides a variety of activities, including matching, editing, multiple-choice, short answer, writing exercises, charts and other forms of written skill practice. Each test in the test section is divided into four areas: grammar, vocabulary, language skills and a weekly summary. Tests involve a variety of questions which should be familiar from the practice section. The reference section contains vocabulary words, an initial set-up plan, general reference notes, samples, and charts. Softcover.

An audio CD with the jingles and introductory sentences is also included to help students remember concepts such as parts of speech.

This level 6 kit covers all parts of speech, sentence patterns, usage, reference, capitalization, punctuation, all types of writing, figures of speech, and correct usage.

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Shurley English - Level 7  For Grades 7 - 8

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The curriculum for this Shurley English - Level 7 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

940180: Shurley English Level 7 KitShurley English Level 7 Kit
By Shurley Instructional Material

Nurture a love of the English language, along with an understanding of how it's correctly used, with Shurley English. Appealing to all styles of learners, students will repeatedly practice old and new skills, developing a mastery of English in reading, writing, and even thinking skills.

This kit is comprised of the student workbook, teacher's manual and jingle/introductory sentence CD. Encouraging student-teacher interaction, the teacher's manual features comprehensive chapters which include everything needed for the lesson, including jingles, guided practice, lessons, question-and-answer flow activities, journal writing, and more. Lessons are scripted, with important concepts and words bolded, and charts included to help teachers and students visualize each idea. Student page numbers are referenced to help both parent and child easily find their respective places. "How to get started" and "jingle guidelines" provide additional hints and information for the teacher. Answers for the student practice and tests (student pages included in the student workbook) are included chronologically. 643 pages, hardcover with teacher index.

With skill tests, application tests, writing examples, writing assignments, and a jingle section, students will gain skill mastery without growing bored of repetitive exercises. The jingle section contains the lyrics to all the jingles. Application tests access cumulative skills, grammar and editing, while skill tests focus upon the concepts taught in the current chapter. 327 pages, softcover.

An audio CD with the jingles and introductory sentences is also included to help students remember elements such as parts of speech. Level 7 Kit.

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Shurley English - Level 8  For Grades 8 - 9

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The curriculum for this Shurley English - Level 8 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

940227: Shurley English Level 8 Kit

Shurley English Level 8 Kit
By Shurley Instructional Material

Nurture a love of the English language, along with an understanding of how it's correctly used! Appealing to all styles of learners, the spiral approach ensures that students repeatedly practice old and new skills, developing a mastery of English in reading, writing, thinking skills. This kit is comprised of the student workbook, teacher's manual and jingle/introductory sentence CD.

This Grade 8 curriculum covers parts of speech, three-point expository paragraph writing, special cases of subject/verb agreement, first person narratives, subordinate conjunctions, pronouns cases, writing a research report, participles, gerunds, infinitives, compound-complex sentences, writing a resume, and more.

Encouraging student-teacher interaction, the teacher's manual features comprehensive chapters which include everything needed for the lesson, including jingles, guided practice, lessons, question-and-answer flow activities, journal writing, and more. Question and Answer Flows are a classifying exercise designed to help students understand how the parts of the sentence work together; students find the name of the function of each word in a sentence and then write an abbreviation of the word function above it.

Lessons are scripted, with important concepts and words bolded, and charts included to help teachers and students visualize each idea. Student page numbers are referenced to help both parent and child easily find their respective places. "How to get started" and "jingle guidelines" provide additional hints and information for the teacher. Answers for the student practice and tests (student pages included in the student workbook) are included chronologically. 687 pages, softcover with teacher index.

With skill tests, application tests, writing examples, writing assignments, and a jingle section in the Student Book, students will gain skill mastery without growing bored of repetitive exercises. The jingle section contains the lyrics to all the jingles. Application tests access cumulative skills, grammar and editing, while skill tests focus upon the concepts taught in the current chapter. 354 pages, softcover.

An audio CD with the jingles and introductory sentences is also included to help students remember elements such as parts of speech.

This kit includes:

  • Shurley English Level 8 Teacher's Manual, 687 pages.
  • Shurley English Level 8 Student Book, 354 pages.
  • Jingle CD

Please note that this kit closely follows Shurley English Level 7 in scope & sequence.

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