Author's purpose and tone
Analyzing informational texts
Prefixes and suffixes
Greek and Latin roots
- P.1 Use Greek and Latin roots as clues to the meanings of words
- P.2 Use the meanings of words as clues to the meanings of Greek and Latin roots
- P.3 Use words as clues to the meanings of Greek and Latin roots
- P.4 Determine the meanings of Greek and Latin roots
- P.5 Determine the meanings of words with Greek and Latin roots
Synonyms and antonyms
Idioms and adages
Grammar and mechanics
Sentences, fragments, and run-ons
- X.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
- X.2 Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence
- X.3 Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence
- X.4 Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence
- X.5 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
- X.6 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
- X.7 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?
- X.8 Identify dependent and independent clauses
- X.9 Is the sentence simple, compound, or complex?
- Y.1 Identify common and proper nouns
- Y.2 Form plurals of nouns ending in f, fe, o, and y
- Y.3 Form and use plurals of nouns ending in f, fe, o, and y
- Y.4 Form plurals: review
- Y.5 Form and use plurals: review
- Y.6 Identify plurals, singular possessives, and plural possessives
- Y.7 Form the singular or plural possessive
- Y.8 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
Pronouns and antecedents
- AA.1 Choose between subject and object pronouns
- AA.2 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
- AA.3 Compound subjects and objects with pronouns
- AA.4 Use possessive pronouns
- AA.5 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
- AA.6 Use reflexive pronouns
- AA.7 Is the pronoun reflexive or intensive?
- AA.8 Identify relative pronouns
- AA.9 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
- AA.10 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
- DD.1 Irregular past tense: review
- DD.2 Simple past, present, and future tense: review
- DD.3 Correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
- DD.4 Use the progressive verb tenses
- DD.5 Form the progressive verb tenses
- DD.6 Choose between the past tense and past participle
- DD.7 Use the perfect verb tenses
- DD.8 Form the perfect verb tenses
Adjectives and adverbs
- EE.1 Identify adjectives
- EE.2 Order adjectives
- EE.3 Identify adverbs
- EE.4 Use relative adverbs
- EE.5 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
- EE.6 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
- EE.7 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
- EE.8 Good, better, best, bad, worse, and worst
- EE.9 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
- EE.10 Well, better, best, badly, worse, and worst
Direct and indirect objects
- JJ.1 Commas with series, dates, and places
- JJ.2 Commas with compound and complex sentences
- JJ.3 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections, and interrupters
- JJ.4 Commas with coordinate adjectives
- JJ.5 Commas: review
- JJ.6 What does the punctuation suggest?
- JJ.7 Commas with nonrestrictive elements
- JJ.8 Use dashes