Surley English is one of the best, most logical ways to teach english, especially well written for any student who is having difficulty understanding english concepts,,,the jingles help make the english rules easy to remember and make it fun to learn. I would highly recommend this product for any student!
Last school year I tried to go the "easier route" of a complete grade level on video media. Which meant a year without Shurley English. Both children fell behind in their English skills, and were miserable due to the "dry" "tired" English. You know when the child begs for the product you are on track! It is fun for the student and easy on the teacher. The jingles really help the 8 parts of speach to be easily identified, and makes learning fun. In earlier years, the writing projects are short and easy, as their skills are developed they become more complex. It covers a wide variety of writing skills, journals, business letters, essays, current events, etc.. The teachers manual has complete written script for each lesson and is very easy to cover and explain to the student. I will not make the mistake of leaving Shurley English again, as happy students are much easier to teach!
This curriculum is outstanding. It's clear and concise. The jingles really do work. My children are using it, because I have a cousin @ West Point,who was home-schooled and raised on Shurley English.If it worked for him,works for my children,it'll work for your children to.