- A.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
- A.2 Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence
- A.3 Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence
- A.4 Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence
- A.5 Is it a direct object or an indirect object?
- A.6 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
- A.7 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
- A.8 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?
- A.9 Is it a phrase or a clause?
- A.10 Identify prepositional phrases
- A.11 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
- A.12 Identify dependent and independent clauses
- A.13 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex?
- A.14 Combine sentences using relative clauses
- A.15 Create a sentence based on the model
- C.1 Identify pronouns and their antecedents
- C.2 Use the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent
- C.3 Choose between subject and object pronouns
- C.4 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
- C.5 Compound subjects and objects with pronouns
- C.6 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
- C.7 Use reflexive pronouns
- C.8 Is the pronoun reflexive or intensive?
- C.9 Correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person
- C.10 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
- C.11 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
- C.12 Identify vague pronoun references
- C.13 Identify all of the possible antecedents
- D.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
- D.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives, and predicate nouns
- D.3 Correct errors with subject-verb agreement
- D.4 Correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
- D.5 Use the correct verb – with compound subjects
- D.6 Irregular past tense: review
- D.7 Simple past, present, and future tense: review
- D.8 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
- D.9 Form the progressive verb tenses
- D.10 Form the perfect verb tenses
Adjectives and adverbs
- E.1 Identify adjectives
- E.2 Order adjectives
- E.3 Identify adverbs
- E.4 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
- E.5 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
- E.6 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
- E.7 Good, better, best, bad, worse, and worst
- E.8 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
- E.9 Well, better, best, badly, worse, and worst
Punctuation, capitalization, and formatting
- F.1 Commas with series, dates, and places
- F.2 Commas with compound and complex sentences
- F.3 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections, and interrupters
- F.4 Commas with coordinate adjectives
- F.5 Commas: review
- F.6 What does the punctuation suggest?
- F.7 Commas with nonrestrictive elements
- F.8 Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses
- F.9 Use semicolons, colons, and commas with lists
- F.10 Use dashes
- F.11 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
- F.12 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
- F.13 Correct capitalization errors
- F.14 Capitalizing titles
- F.15 Formatting titles
- F.16 Formatting and capitalizing titles: review
- F.17 Formatting street addresses
- F.18 Formatting quotations and dialogue
Prefixes and suffixes
Greek and Latin roots
Word relationships and usage
Writing clear and concise sentences
- N.1 Order topics from broadest to narrowest
- N.2 Organize information by main idea
- N.3 Recognize the parts of a Works Cited entry (MLA 7th edition)
- N.4 Recognize the parts of a Works Cited entry (MLA 8th edition)
- N.5 Use in-text citations with MLA formatting
- N.6 Identify plagiarism
- N.7 Suggest appropriate revisions