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Our Introduction to Composition course focuses on the concepts of narration, outlining, summarizing, dictation, and copywork. Recommended for Grades 3-4.


Reading passages are taken from Farmer BoyCharlotte’s WebMr. Popper’s PenguinsA Bear Called Paddington, and supplemental lessons for The Moffats. Students are given guided questions to help them outline and then formulate a summary of the passage they have read. After giving an oral summary of their reading, their written work consists of a written summary and copying a couple of sentences from dictation. The goal of this first writing course is to help students become more proficient in listening and writing skills, a great preparation for the Memoria Press writing program Classical CompositionIntroduction to Composition is composed of 30 lessons plus 10 supplemental lessons (sentences, letter writing, and book reports).



Introduction to Composition, Third Edition Grades 3-4

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