Language Fundamentals, Grade 6+ will give sixth-graders the grade-appropriate practice they need for a broad spectrum of language skills -- grammar, sentences, mechanics, and more. You'll love the test-format review pages and the sentence-editing exercises where students apply the skills to writing.
Skills practiced include the following:
* Grammar Skills: common, proper, & possessive nouns; types of pronouns; prepositional phrases; present, past, future, & present progressive tense verbs; subject-verb agreement * Sentence Skills: declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, & imperative sentences; compound sentences; complex sentences; run-on sentences * Mechanics Skills: capitalization, abbreviations, commas and quotation marks in dialogue, end marks * Usage: double negatives, subject or object pronouns, frequently confused words * Vocabulary: base words, prefixes, suffixes, Greek and Latin root words, synonyms, antonyms * Paragraph Editing: After practicing a skill, use the corresponding pages in this section for application to student writing. Students edit and correct paragraphs with common errors they would make.