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Language Arts Companion: English Grammar & Writing IV

English Grammar & Writing IV Detailed List of Contents Subscribe for Online Learning! Demo Lesson Order Now! English Grammar & Writing IV is a comprehensive yet fundamental English language arts program that covers 40 learning objectives in eight Units. The learning objectives correlate to language arts curriculum standards for grades 7 to 8.

English Grammar & Writing IV provides on overview of grammar rules and expands on creative writing skills and technique. The proper use of punctuation, capitalization and types of words are reviewed and new rules are introduced. Creating clear and correct sentences, critical thinking and essential writing skills are also addressed.

This is one of four courses in the Language Arts Companion Series that provides the fundamental and important rules for clear and concise writing. It is a substantial grammar reference for people of all ages.

Pre-tests provide individual assessment of learning needs and allow for the development of customized lessons. Progress can be tracked by teachers for several classes! Excellent as remedial program or for enriched/accelerated learning.

This educational software includes audio-supported instruction and worksheets (which need to be printed) for selective use by teachers, parents, or tutors.

System Requirements: Windows 7, Vista, XP - 128 MB RAM, 365 MB Hard Disk Space

Features

  • Lessons include:
    • Audio-supported instruction
    • Practice work on printable worksheets
    • Writing activities
    • A quiz scored by the software
  • Use Unit Tests to:
    • Assess learning needs (pre-test)
    • Confirm learning gains (post-test)
    • Track progress with results
  • This Course can be deployed on school networks, integrated with learning management systems, and alternatively, can be taken online (www.corelearningonline.com)

English Grammar & Writing IV - List of Topics

  • Unit 1: Capitalization and Punctuation
    • Lesson 1: Capitalization
    • Lesson 2: Sentence Ending Marks
    • Lesson 3: Commas
    • Lesson 4: Apostrophes
    • Lesson 5: Quotation Marks, Underlining, and Italics
    • Lesson 6: Sentence Dividing Punctuation

  • Unit 2: Nouns and Adjectives
    • Lesson 1: Types of Nouns
    • Lesson 2: Nouns Used in Predicate Part
    • Lesson 3: Types of Adjectives
    • Lesson 4: Adjectives in Comparative and Superlative Form

  • Unit 3: Pronouns
    • Lesson 1: Pronoun Antecedent Agreement
    • Lesson 2: Subject, Object, and Possessive Pronouns
    • Lesson 3: Demonstrative, Interrogative, Relative, and Indefinite Pronouns
    • Lesson 4: Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns
    • Lesson 5: Common Pronoun Errors
    • Lesson 6: More Common Pronoun Errors

  • Unit 4: Verbs
    • Lesson 1: Action, Linking, Helping, Transitive, and Intransitive Verbs
    • Lesson 2: Simple and Perfect Tenses
    • Lesson 3: Progressive Tenses
    • Lesson 4: Perfect Progressive Tenses
    • Lesson 5: Active and Passive Verbs
    • Lesson 6: Irregular Verbs

  • Unit 5: Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives
    • Lesson 1: Gerunds
    • Lesson 2: Gerund Phrases
    • Lesson 3: Participles and Participle Phrases
    • Lesson 4: Infinitives

  • Unit 6: Creating Sentences
    • Lesson 1: Using Conjunctions
    • Lesson 2: Phrases, Independent Clauses, and Dependent Clauses
    • Lesson 3: Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound Complex Sentences
    • Lesson 4: Dependent Clauses: Noun, Adjective, and Adverb
    • Lesson 5: Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

  • Unit 7: Critical Thinking
    • Lesson 1: Analogies
    • Lesson 2: Cause and Effect
    • Lesson 3: Fact and Opinion
    • Lesson 4: Inferences, Drawing Conclusions, and Generalizations
    • Lesson5: Deductive Reasoning

  • Unit 8: Writing Essentials
    • Lesson 1: Plagiarism
    • Lesson 2: Bibliography: Citing Sources in a Research Paper
    • Lesson 3: Using the World Wide Web and Search Engines
    • Lesson 4: Using the World Wide Web with Keywords Search

  • Appendix: Glossary

 

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