Adi's 4th & 5th Grade English (PC, CD-ROM) Sierra - 1995 USA, Canada Release

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Adi's 4th & 5th Grade English
Product ID 20626-83168
Product UPC 020626831680
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1995
Publisher(s) Sierra
Category(s) Education, Language, English
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Adi, a space traveling tutor, will guide you through entertaining lessons based on the English concepts you're learning in school. Offering encouragement and assistance along the way, Adi concentrates on subject areas specific to the 4th and 5th grades, like:

  • Reading: Interpreting plot and character analysis in fiction.
  • Writing: Recognizing writing formats and applying proofreading.
  • Spelling: Uncovering common misspellings and tips to avoid them.
  • Study Skills: Utilizing reference materials and using time management.

As you complete lessons in the program, Adi will help your parents track your progress.

There's even more to Adi's 4th and 5th Grade English than lessons and practice exercises. After designing your personal desktop workspace, open the Creativity Tools and go wild bringing out the writer, artist or moviemaker inside you!

Make your writing shine!
Learning about adjectives and their use will add depth to your reading experience and clarity and excitement to your writing.

Tackle tricky words!
Avoid common misspellings by understanding the components of hard to spell words. Tackle these concepts and you'll improve dramatically!

Dig for knowledge!
Finding facts and using them well is a critical skill to develop. Exercises will increase your research and organizational abilities.

Reading and Writing:

  • Setting.
  • Character Analysis.
  • Plot Sequencing.
  • Main Idea/Details.
  • Conflicts.
  • Comparisons.
  • Resolution.
  • Comprehension.
  • Grammar.
  • Nouns/Verbs.
  • Adjectives.
  • Subject/Predicate.
  • Sentences.
  • Paragraphs.
  • Editing.
  • Punctuation.


  • Consonants.
  • Vowels.
  • Root Words.
  • Endings.
  • Syllabication.
  • Sounds.
  • Suffixes.
  • Prefixes.
  • Synonyms.
  • Antonyms.
  • Misspelling.
  • Homophones.
  • Structure.
  • Word Recognition.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Colloquialisms.

Study Skills:

  • Main Topics.
  • Outlining.
  • Charts & Graphs.
  • Non-Fiction.
  • Glossary.
  • Almanac.
  • Atlas
  • Maps.
  • Listening Skills.
  • Time Management.
  • Encyclopedia.
  • Dictionary.
  • Thesaurus.
  • Sequencing.
  • Organizing.
  • Prioritizing.

Creativity Toolbox.
After mastering your lessons, express your creativity with these versatile tools! Create a colorful new masterpiece, produce your own multimedia presentation, or write in your own notebook or secret-password diary!

Theater Lab.
Watch "explorations" and "edumations". These entertaining full motion video clips and animations are tutorials full of interesting facts that relate directly to the curriculum lessons you'll be studying.

Interactive Games.
Successful learning combines earnest study and engaging play. Reward yourself after studying by enjoying comic adventure, solving puzzles and discovering fantastic new worlds with this existing collection of games.

The Desktop:
Using paint, posters and hanging plants, your child can create a comfortable learning environment that is unique to their personality.

Created, evaluated and reviewed by educators, and spanning two entire years of curriculum, there is no other software program available that covers 4th and 5th grade English so completely. Adi's 4th and 5th Grade English fosters a healthy balance between education, exploration and entertainment.

Adi, an interactive tutor, makes study sessions more interesting and amusing. As lesson work is completed, your child is rewarded with exciting, interactive games. Adi's 4th and 5th grade English provides an intensive and memorable learning experience.

Lessons are organized by easy to use chapters and sub-chapters. Successfully completed lessons are noted for parents on a separate Student Progress screen.

Help Screen:
At any time in the lesson, students can turn to the Help Screen for assistance. The screen provides word definitions and extra information on specific subjects.

Theater Lab:
Watching "Explorations" and "Edumations" is a new way to learn. These full-motion video clips and animations are tutorials that bring subjects to life.

Interactive Games:
Correctly answered questions provide access to a collection of games. The more points earned, the more games available for hours of incredible play.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 486-33
Required RAM 8MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video VGA 256 Color
PC Windows 95
Required CPU 486-33
Required RAM 8MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video VGA 256 Color

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