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Concrete Wall

English 5

This class will focus on grammar, writing and literature. Using BJU’s English 5: Writing and Grammar (3rd edition), students will expand their knowledge and skills as they apply grammar concepts through writing in a variety of situations. Additionally, students will cultivate an appreciation of literature and build reading comprehension and critical thinking skills as they engage in reading selections from BJU's Reading 5 text, Quests.


Required Texts:
BJU English Grade 5 Student Edition (3rd Edition)
BJU Reading 5 Quests Student Text and Student Activities Manual (3rd edition)

Copy/Supply Fee: $30 (paid directly to the coordinating instructor, Emerald Soldan, at Orientation or the first class attended)

Tuition: $360 ($36.00/month for 10 months, August - May or $40.00/month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)



Emerald Soldan

B.A. English
M.A. Teaching
Emerald grew up in a small town on the peninsula of Virginia. She attended a private Christian school k-12th grade and went on to Christopher Newport University where she earned both a degree in English and in Teaching. Her marriage to her husband brought her to Richmond where her family has grown. She is the mom of two blessing from God, one of which will be joining her at the Bridge. She has always had a love of helping others learn and always knew she would be an educator in some capacity. Emerald taught Kindergarten and Second grade at Banner Christian before her first blessing arrived; she then volunteered and eventually became staff at her church in the following years. She has been a homeschool mom for 2 years and thoroughly enjoys the homeschool life. Her biggest passion is for families who welcome kids in their home and children who are adopted or in foster care. Emerald and her family are very excited to join the Bridge Academy.

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