Skills Covered in
Up and Away
  1. Word Recognition and Word-Analysis Techniques
    1. Review of primary grade skills
    2. Using Context Clues
    3. Analysis by syllables and larger word-parts
    4. Analyzing compound and hyphenated words
    5. Learning new and unusual phonetic elements
    6. Learning dictionary respellings
  2. Enlarging the Meaning Vocabulary
    1. Getting meaning from context
    2. Adding new meanings to known words
    3. Synonyms
    4. Using new words in different contexts
    5. Using the glossary
    6. Using the dictionary
    7. Prefixes and suffixes
    8. Homonyms and antonyms
    9. Rhyming
    10. Selecting effective words
    11. Interpreting figurative language
  3. Developing Power of Comprehension
    1. Reading sentences by though units
    2. Reading to get the main idea
    3. Critical Thinking
      1. Making comparisons
      2. Making inferences
      3. Drawing conclusions
      4. Predicting outcomes
    4. Reading to note specific details
    5. Reading to follow directions
    6. Reading to find answers to questions
    7. Reading to form a sensory impression
    8. Reading to organize and remember
      1. Arranging story elements in sequential order
      2. Becoming familiar with paragraph organization
      3. Making outlines
      4. Making summaries
      5. Review for retention and recall
  4. Developing Skill in Locating Information
    1. Using index, table of contents, and word list
    2. Using maps
    3. Interpreting pictures, diagrams, and graphs
    4. Skimming
  5. Increasing Speed of Silent Reading
    1. Awareness of difference between oral and silent reading
    2. Eliminating audible and repressed articulation
    3. Phrasing
    4. Adjusting rate to requirements of different types of material and to the purpose in hand
    5. Tests of speed and comprehension

4th Level - Up and Away

Reading Development Series


$66.77CAD / $60.57USD - #W3204  

This kit includes:
• Up and Away Reader
• Up and Away Workbook
• Up and Away Workbook Answer Key
• Up and Away Vocabulary Workbook
• Up and Away Vocabulary Answer Key
• Up and Away Comprehension Questions
• Up and Away Comprehension Questions Answer Key


The seven items in this kit and a full Language Arts kit
with Climbing to Good English are available for individual purchase below.




$19.97CAD / $17.97USD - #W3550  
Click here to view reader sample pages. (opens in a new tab)
• 432 page hardcover reader
• Contains 23 poems
• Contains 36 stories
• Includes a glossary, a word list, and a listing of Canadian/American spelling differences

Note: One of the poems included for reading practice is "The Lord is My Shepherd" from Psalms 23 taken from the King James Version of the Bible.


$6.97CAD / $6.47USD - #W3551  
Click here to view workbook sample pages. (opens in a new tab)
• consumable paperback workbook
• 140 pages
• contains 10 tests of speed and comprehension
• features a tightly controlled vocabulary



$11.97CAD / $10.97USD - #W3552  
Click here to view Workbook Answer Key sample pages. (opens in a new tab)
• paperback
• 140 pages

The Teacher Edition of the Up and Away Workbook is a copy of the workbook with the answers filled in.


$5.47CAD / $4.97USD - #W3553  
Click here to view Vocabulary Workbook sample pages. (opens in a new tab)
• consumable paperback workbook
• 81 pages
• Two workbook pages per story
• Each exercise is divided into five parts


$9.97CAD / $8.97USD - #W3554  
Click here to view Vocabulary Answer Key sample pages. (opens in a new tab)
• paperback
• 90 pages
• Includes reproducible tests to be given after every 5th lesson

The Teacher Edition of the Up and Away Vocabulary Workbook is a copy of the workbook with the answers filled in. It includes additional reproducible tests that are not in the student workbook. The Teacher Edition also provides pronunciation help for words that may not be as familiar.


$5.97CAD / $5.47USD - #W3548  
Click here to view Comprehension Workbook sample pages. (opens in a new tab)
• paperback
• 37 pages

$9.97CAD / $8.97USD - #W3549  
Click here to view Comprehension Answer Key sample pages. (opens in a new tab)
• paperback
• 49 pages


Skills Covered in
Climbing to Good English
  1. SENTENCES
    1. Four Kinds of Sentences
    2. Subjects and predicates
    3. Key Words in Subject & Predicate
    4. Building Sentences
    5. Compound Subject & Predicate
    6. Synonyms and Antonyms
  2. VERBS
    1. Action and Being Verbs
    2. Adverbs
    3. Verb Forms
    4. Singular and Plural Verbs
    5. Prefixes and Suffixes
    6. Misused Words
    7. Choosing the Correct Form
    8. Irregular Verbs
    9. Word Usage
  3. NOUNS, PRONOUNS, ADJECTIVES
    1. Nouns and Adjectives
    2. Noun Signals
    3. Nouns in the Sentence
    4. Proper Nouns
    5. Singular and Plural Nouns
    6. Possessive Nouns
    7. Pronouns
  4. FINDING INFORMATION
    1. The Dictionary
    2. Table of Contents & Index
    3. The Encyclopedia
  5. POEMS AND PARAGRAPHS
    1. Descriptive Paragraphs
    2. Order in a Paragraph
    3. Proofreading
    4. Giving Directions
    5. Direct Quotations
    6. Book Reports
    7. Writing Poems
    8. Dialogue and Stories
    9. News Stories
  6. IMPROVING COMPOSITION
    1. Using Commas
    2. Prepositions
    3. Proofreading
    4. Autobiographies
    5. Combining Sentences
  7. LETTER WRITING
    1. The Friendly Letter
    2. Addressing Envelopes
    3. Writing Letters
  8. OUTLINES AND REPORTS
    1. Grouping Related Ideas
    2. Writing Outlines
    3. Finding Information and Writing Notes
    4. Outlining Your Notes
    5. Writing Reports
Reading Development Series Language Arts Kit with

Climbing to Good English

By: SchoolAid

CLIMBING TO GOOD ENGLISH 4 is designed for three Lessons per week, with each unit having nine Lessons including Unit Reviews and Tests. The practice sheets enable the student to have English daily or to have review on specific topics.



$86.57CAD / $78.77USD - #Ws3204  

This kit includes:
• Up and Away Reader
• Up and Away Workbook
• Up and Away Workbook Answer Key
• Up and Away Vocabulary and Comprehension Workbook
• Up and Away Vocabulary Workbook Answer Key
• Up and Away Comprehension Questions Answer Key
• Climbing to Good English Level 4 Workbook
• Climbing to Good English Level 4 Practice Sheets (not shown)
• Climbing to Good English Level 4 Teacher

Items in this kit are available for individual purchase on this page.



Click here to view Climbing to Good English sample pages. (opens in a new tab)

$5.97CAD / $5.47USD - #3507  
• consumable paperback workbook
• 170 pages

Rules for capitalization, punctuation, proper sentences, parts of speech, and correct use of words and terms are all taught with lots of writing assignments given for practice.

$6.47CAD / $5.97USD - #3508  
• consumable paperback workbook
• 68 practice lessons

$10.97CAD / $9.97USD - #3509  
• paperback
• 170 pages

The Teacher Edition is a copy of the student workbook with the answers printed in red. It also includes some suggestions for grading. Unless you are very skilled with proofreading and English grammar, we highly recommend getting this book.