• Daily Language Review, Grade 8 - Teacher's Edition

    Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

  • $17.27

  • Description

    Give your eighth-graders the focused language arts practice they need to keep their language skills sharp.

    36 weeks of practice cover standards-based skills such as:

    Vocabulary/Word Study

    * affixes
    * analogies
    * base/root words
    * figurative language
    * homophones
    * idioms
    * spelling


    * end of sentence
    * apostrophes: contractions and possessives
    * commas: series, dates, addresses, direct address/interjections, compound sentences, after an introductory phrase/clause, and with nonrestrictive appositives
    * punctuation and capitalization: dialogue and friendly business letters
    * quotation marks: songs, poems, and short stories
    * unnecessary commas
    * run-on sentences
    * semicolons, dashes, and parentheses


    * beginning of a sentence
    * books, songs, and poems
    * proper nouns

    Grammar and Usage

    * active/passive voice
    * conjunctions
    * correct article, adjective, adverb
    * comparative/superlative
    * predicate adjectives and nouns
    * easily confused words
    * sentences: parts, types, structure, fragments, and combining
    * verbs: parts, tense, usage, and spelling
    * nouns: possessive, singular/plural, and concrete/abstract
    * pronouns: subject/object, possessive, and antecedents
    * prepositional phrases/prepositions/objects of a preposition
    * double negatives

    Other Skills

    * dictionary guide words
    * syllabication
    * outlines

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