Grammar

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First-grade skills

  1. W.1 Complete the sentence with a noun to match the picture
  2. W.2 Compare pictures using adjectives
  3. BB.1 Use words with prefixes and suffixes
  4. EE.1 Identify statements
  5. EE.2 Identify questions
  6. EE.3 Identify exclamations
  7. EE.4 Identify commands
  8. EE.6 Statement, question, command, or exclamation?
  9. EE.8 Is it the naming or action part of the sentence?
  10. EE.9 Find the complete sentences
  11. EE.10 Complete the sentence
  12. EE.11 Unscramble the words to make a complete sentence
  13. FF.1 Is the noun a person, animal, place, or thing?
  14. FF.2 Select the nouns
  15. FF.3 Identify nouns in a sentence
  16. FF.4 Sort common and proper nouns
  17. FF.5 Identify proper nouns
  18. FF.7 Form regular plurals with -s and -es
  19. FF.11 Form the singular possessive
  20. GG.1 Choose between subject and object personal pronouns
  21. GG.2 Choose the correct personal pronoun
  22. GG.3 Complete the sentence with the correct personal pronoun
  23. GG.4 Choose the correct possessive pronoun
  24. GG.5 Use the correct possessive pronoun
  25. HH.1 Complete the sentence with an action verb to match the picture
  26. HH.2 Identify action verbs
  27. HH.3 Use action verbs
  28. II.1 One or more than one?
  29. II.2 Complete the sentence with the best verb
  30. II.3 Complete the sentence with the best subject
  31. II.4 Pronoun-verb agreement: Complete the sentence with the best verb
  32. II.5 Pronoun-verb agreement: Complete the sentence with the best subject
  33. JJ.1 Select the sentence that tells about the present
  34. JJ.2 Select the sentence that tells about the past
  35. JJ.3 Select the sentence that tells about the future
  36. JJ.4 Place sentences on a timeline
  37. JJ.5 Form and use the regular past tense
  38. JJ.6 Identify the irregular past tense
  39. JJ.8 Complete the verb with the ending that you hear
  40. JJ.9 Match the -ed and -ing sentences to the pictures
  41. JJ.10 To be: use the correct present tense form
  42. JJ.11 To be: use the correct past tense form
  43. JJ.12 To be: use the correct form
  44. JJ.13 To have: use the correct form
  45. KK.1 Use the correct article: a or an
  46. KK.2 Identify articles
  47. LL.2 Does the adjective tell you what kind or how many?
  48. LL.3 Identify adjectives
  49. LL.5 Identify comparative and superlative adjectives
  50. LL.6 Does the adjective compare two or more than two?
  51. MM.1 Select the best preposition to match the picture
  52. MM.2 Select the best preposition to complete the sentence
  53. NN.1 Use conjunctions
  54. OO.1 Match the contractions
  55. OO.4 Complete the sentence with the correct contraction

Second-grade skills

  1. Z.1 Use conjunctions
  2. EE.1 Complete the word with the ending that you hear
  3. OO.1 Is the sentence a statement, question, command, or exclamation?
  4. OO.2 Identify the subject of a sentence
  5. OO.3 Identify the predicate of a sentence
  6. OO.4 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  7. OO.5 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  8. OO.6 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?
  9. PP.1 Select the nouns
  10. PP.2 Which word is a noun?
  11. PP.3 Identify nouns
  12. PP.4 Sort common and proper nouns
  13. PP.5 Identify common and proper nouns
  14. PP.6 Form regular plurals with -s and -es
  15. PP.7 Use regular plurals with -s and -es
  16. PP.9 Is the noun singular or plural?
  17. PP.10 Form and use irregular plurals
  18. PP.11 Identify plurals, singular possessives, and plural possessives
  19. PP.12 Form the singular or plural possessive
  20. PP.13 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  21. QQ.1 Identify personal pronouns
  22. QQ.2 Choose between subject and object personal pronouns
  23. QQ.3 Replace the singular noun with a personal pronoun
  24. QQ.4 Replace the plural noun with a personal pronoun
  25. QQ.5 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  26. QQ.6 Choose the correct personal pronoun
  27. QQ.7 Identify possessive pronouns
  28. QQ.8 Use possessive pronouns
  29. QQ.9 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  30. QQ.10 Use reflexive pronouns
  31. RR.1 Use action verbs
  32. RR.2 Identify action verbs
  33. RR.3 Identify helping verbs
  34. SS.1 One or more than one?
  35. SS.2 Use the correct subject or verb
  36. SS.3 Pronoun-verb agreement
  37. TT.1 Which sentence is in the regular past tense?
  38. TT.2 Identify verbs in the regular past tense
  39. TT.3 Form and use the regular past tense
  40. TT.4 Place sentences on a timeline
  41. TT.5 Change the sentence to future tense
  42. TT.6 Identify the irregular past tense I
  43. TT.7 Identify the irregular past tense II
  44. TT.8 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 1
  45. TT.9 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 2
  46. TT.10 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 3
  47. TT.11 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 4
  48. TT.12 Match the -ed and -ing sentences to the pictures
  49. TT.13 To be: use the correct present tense form
  50. TT.14 To be: use the correct past tense form
  51. TT.15 To be: use the correct form
  52. TT.16 To have: use the correct form
  53. TT.18 Is the sentence in the past, present, or future tense?
  54. UU.1 Use the correct article: a or an
  55. UU.2 Identify articles
  56. VV.2 Does the adjective tell you what kind or how many?
  57. VV.3 Identify the adjective that describes the noun
  58. VV.4 Identify adjectives
  59. VV.5 Identify comparative and superlative adjectives
  60. VV.6 Does the adverb tell you how, when, or where?
  61. VV.7 Identify adverbs
  62. VV.8 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  63. VV.9 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  64. WW.1 Select the best preposition to match the picture
  65. WW.2 Select the best preposition to complete the sentence
  66. XX.1 Match the contractions
  67. XX.4 Use pronoun-verb contractions
  68. XX.5 Use contractions with "not"
  69. YY.1 Commas with a series
  70. YY.2 Commas with dates
  71. YY.3 Commas with the names of places
  72. YY.4 Commas: review
  73. ZZ.1 Capitalizing the names of people and pets
  74. ZZ.2 Capitalizing days, months, and holidays
  75. ZZ.3 Capitalizing the names of places and geographic features

Third-grade skills

  1. R.3 Use coordinating conjunctions
  2. R.4 Use subordinating conjunctions
  3. U.3 Create varied sentences based on models
  4. V.1 Correct errors with signs
  5. W.10 Sort words with shared suffixes by part of speech
  6. HH.1 Is the sentence a statement, question, command, or exclamation?
  7. HH.2 Identify the complete subject of a sentence
  8. HH.3 Identify the complete predicate of a sentence
  9. HH.4 Identify the simple subject or predicate of a sentence
  10. HH.5 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  11. HH.6 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  12. HH.7 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?
  13. HH.8 Is the sentence simple or compound?
  14. HH.9 Create compound sentences
  15. HH.10 Order the words to create a sentence
  16. II.1 Which word is a noun?
  17. II.2 Identify nouns
  18. II.3 Identify nouns – with abstract nouns
  19. II.4 Identify common and proper nouns
  20. II.5 Form regular plurals with -s, -es, and -ies
  21. II.6 Use regular plurals with -s, -es, and -ies
  22. II.7 Is the noun singular or plural?
  23. II.8 Form and use irregular plurals
  24. II.9 Identify plurals, singular possessives, and plural possessives
  25. II.10 Form the singular or plural possessive
  26. II.11 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  27. JJ.1 Identify personal pronouns
  28. JJ.2 Choose between subject and object personal pronouns
  29. JJ.3 Replace the noun with a personal pronoun
  30. JJ.4 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  31. JJ.5 Identify possessive pronouns
  32. JJ.6 Use possessive pronouns
  33. JJ.7 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  34. JJ.8 Use reflexive pronouns
  35. KK.1 Use action verbs
  36. KK.2 Identify action verbs
  37. KK.3 Identify main verbs and helping verbs
  38. LL.1 Is the subject singular or plural?
  39. LL.2 Use the correct subject or verb
  40. LL.3 Pronoun-verb agreement
  41. MM.1 Which sentence is in the regular past tense?
  42. MM.2 Identify verbs in the regular past tense
  43. MM.3 Form and use the regular past tense
  44. MM.4 Identify the irregular past tense I
  45. MM.5 Identify the irregular past tense II
  46. MM.6 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 1
  47. MM.7 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 2
  48. MM.8 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 3
  49. MM.9 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 4
  50. MM.10 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 5
  51. MM.11 To be: use the correct form
  52. MM.12 To have: use the correct form
  53. MM.13 Is the sentence in the past, present, or future tense?
  54. MM.14 Change the sentence to future tense
  55. NN.1 Use the correct article: a or an
  56. NN.2 Use the correct article: a, an, or the
  57. NN.3 Identify articles
  58. OO.1 Does the adjective tell you what kind or how many?
  59. OO.2 Identify the adjective that describes the noun
  60. OO.3 Identify adjectives
  61. OO.4 Does the adverb tell you how, when, or where?
  62. OO.5 Identify adverbs
  63. OO.6 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  64. OO.7 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  65. OO.8 Use adjectives to compare
  66. OO.9 Spell adjectives that compare
  67. OO.10 Use adverbs to compare
  68. PP.1 Identify prepositions
  69. PP.2 Identify prepositions and their objects
  70. PP.3 Identify prepositional phrases
  71. PP.4 Prepositions: review
  72. QQ.1 Identify coordinating conjunctions
  73. QQ.2 Identify subordinating conjunctions
  74. RR.1 Pronoun-verb contractions
  75. RR.2 Contractions with "not"
  76. SS.1 Commas with a series
  77. SS.2 Commas with dates
  78. SS.3 Commas with the names of places
  79. SS.4 Commas with direct addresses and after introductory words
  80. SS.5 Commas: review
  81. TT.1 Capitalizing the names of people and pets and titles of respect
  82. TT.2 Capitalizing days, months, and holidays
  83. TT.3 Capitalizing the names of places and geographic features
  84. VV.6 Punctuating dialogue

Fourth-grade skills

  1. R.2 Use coordinating conjunctions
  2. R.3 Use subordinating conjunctions
  3. U.1 Create varied sentences based on models
  4. V.1 Correct errors with signs
  5. W.10 Sort words with shared suffixes by part of speech
  6. HH.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
  7. HH.2 Identify the complete subject of a sentence
  8. HH.3 Identify the complete predicate of a sentence
  9. HH.4 Identify the simple subject or predicate of a sentence
  10. HH.5 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  11. HH.6 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  12. HH.7 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?
  13. HH.8 Is the sentence simple or compound?
  14. HH.9 Create compound sentences
  15. HH.10 Order the words to create a sentence
  16. II.1 Which word is a noun?
  17. II.2 Identify nouns
  18. II.3 Identify nouns – with abstract nouns
  19. II.4 Identify common and proper nouns
  20. II.5 Form regular plurals with -s, -es, and -ies
  21. II.6 Use regular plurals with -s, -es, and -ies
  22. II.7 Form regular plurals with -s, -es, -ies, and -ves
  23. II.8 Use regular plurals with -s, -es, -ies, and -ves
  24. II.9 Is the noun singular or plural?
  25. II.10 Form and use irregular plurals
  26. II.11 Identify plurals, singular possessives, and plural possessives
  27. II.12 Form the singular or plural possessive
  28. II.13 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  29. JJ.1 Identify personal pronouns
  30. JJ.2 Choose between subject and object personal pronouns
  31. JJ.3 Replace the noun with a personal pronoun
  32. JJ.4 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  33. JJ.5 Identify possessive pronouns
  34. JJ.6 Use possessive pronouns
  35. JJ.7 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  36. JJ.8 Use reflexive pronouns
  37. JJ.9 Identify relative pronouns
  38. JJ.10 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  39. JJ.11 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
  40. KK.1 Use action verbs
  41. KK.2 Identify action verbs
  42. KK.3 Identify main verbs and helping verbs
  43. KK.4 What does the modal verb show?
  44. KK.5 Use the correct modal verb
  45. LL.1 Is the subject singular or plural?
  46. LL.2 Use the correct subject or verb
  47. LL.3 Pronoun-verb agreement
  48. LL.4 Use the correct subject or verb – with compound subjects
  49. MM.1 Which sentence is in the regular past tense?
  50. MM.2 Identify verbs in the regular past tense
  51. MM.3 Form and use the regular past tense
  52. MM.4 Identify the irregular past tense
  53. MM.5 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 1
  54. MM.6 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 2
  55. MM.7 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 3
  56. MM.8 Form and use the irregular past tense: set 4
  57. MM.9 To be: use the correct form
  58. MM.10 To have: use the correct form
  59. MM.11 Is the sentence in the past, present, or future tense?
  60. MM.12 Change the sentence to future tense
  61. MM.13 Use the progressive verb tenses
  62. MM.14 Form the progressive verb tenses
  63. MM.15 Choose between the past tense and past participle
  64. MM.16 Use the perfect verb tenses
  65. MM.17 Form the perfect verb tenses
  66. NN.1 Use the correct article: a or an
  67. NN.2 Use the correct article: a, an, or the
  68. NN.3 Identify articles
  69. OO.1 Does the adjective tell you what kind or how many?
  70. OO.2 Identify the adjective that describes the noun
  71. OO.3 Identify adjectives
  72. OO.4 Order adjectives
  73. OO.5 Does the adverb tell you how, when, or where?
  74. OO.6 Identify adverbs
  75. OO.7 Use relative adverbs
  76. OO.8 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  77. OO.9 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  78. OO.10 Use adjectives to compare
  79. OO.11 Spell adjectives that compare
  80. OO.12 Use adjectives with more and most
  81. OO.13 Use adverbs to compare
  82. PP.1 Identify prepositions
  83. PP.2 Identify prepositions and their objects
  84. PP.3 Identify prepositional phrases
  85. PP.4 Prepositions: review
  86. QQ.1 Identify coordinating conjunctions
  87. QQ.2 Identify subordinating conjunctions
  88. RR.1 Pronoun-verb contractions
  89. RR.2 Contractions with "not"
  90. SS.1 Commas with a series
  91. SS.2 Commas with dates
  92. SS.3 Commas with the names of places
  93. SS.4 Commas with direct addresses
  94. SS.5 Commas with introductory words and phrases
  95. SS.6 Commas: review
  96. TT.1 Capitalizing the names of people and pets and titles of respect
  97. TT.2 Capitalizing days, months, and holidays
  98. TT.3 Capitalizing the names of places and geographic features
  99. TT.4 Capitalizing the names of historical events, periods, and documents
  100. TT.5 Capitalizing proper adjectives, nationalities, and languages
  101. VV.6 Punctuating dialogue

Fifth-grade skills

  1. O.2 Use coordinating conjunctions
  2. T.1 Create varied sentences based on models
  3. U.3 Correct errors with signs
  4. V.10 Sort words with shared suffixes by part of speech
  5. GG.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
  6. GG.2 Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence
  7. GG.3 Identify the simple subject or predicate of a sentence
  8. GG.4 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  9. GG.5 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  10. GG.6 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?
  11. GG.7 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  12. GG.8 Is the sentence simple or compound?
  13. GG.9 Is the sentence simple, compound, or complex?
  14. GG.10 Create compound sentences
  15. GG.11 Order the words to create a sentence
  16. HH.1 Identify nouns – with abstract nouns
  17. HH.2 Identify common and proper nouns
  18. HH.3 Form plurals of nouns ending in f, fe, o, and y
  19. HH.4 Form and use plurals of nouns ending in f, fe, o, and y
  20. HH.5 Form plurals: review
  21. HH.6 Form and use plurals: review
  22. HH.7 Identify plurals, singular possessives, and plural possessives
  23. HH.8 Form the singular or plural possessive
  24. HH.9 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  25. II.1 Identify personal pronouns
  26. II.2 Choose between subject and object personal pronouns
  27. II.3 Replace the noun with a personal pronoun
  28. II.4 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  29. II.5 Compound subjects and objects with personal pronouns
  30. II.6 Use possessive pronouns
  31. II.7 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  32. II.8 Use reflexive pronouns
  33. II.9 Identify relative pronouns
  34. II.10 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  35. II.11 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
  36. JJ.1 Identify main verbs and helping verbs
  37. JJ.2 What does the modal verb show?
  38. JJ.3 Use the correct modal verb
  39. KK.1 Use the correct subject or verb
  40. KK.2 Use the correct subject or verb – with compound subjects
  41. LL.1 Is the sentence in the past, present, or future tense?
  42. LL.2 Form and use the regular past tense
  43. LL.3 Form and use the irregular past tense
  44. LL.4 Form and use the simple past, present, and future tense
  45. LL.5 Correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  46. LL.6 Use the progressive verb tenses
  47. LL.7 Form the progressive verb tenses
  48. LL.8 Choose between the past tense and past participle
  49. LL.9 Use the perfect verb tenses
  50. LL.10 Form the perfect verb tenses
  51. MM.1 Identify adjectives
  52. MM.2 Order adjectives
  53. MM.3 Identify adverbs
  54. MM.4 Use relative adverbs
  55. MM.5 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  56. MM.6 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  57. MM.7 Use adjectives to compare
  58. MM.8 Spell adjectives that compare
  59. MM.9 Use adjectives with more and most
  60. MM.10 Use adverbs to compare
  61. NN.1 Identify prepositions
  62. NN.2 Identify prepositions and their objects
  63. NN.3 Identify prepositional phrases
  64. NN.4 Prepositions: review
  65. OO.1 Identify coordinating conjunctions
  66. OO.2 Identify subordinating conjunctions
  67. OO.3 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  68. OO.4 Fill in the missing correlative conjunction
  69. PP.1 Pronoun-verb contractions
  70. PP.2 Contractions with "not"
  71. QQ.1 Commas with a series
  72. QQ.2 Commas with dates and places
  73. QQ.3 Commas with direct addresses
  74. QQ.4 Commas with introductory elements
  75. QQ.5 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  76. QQ.6 Commas: review
  77. RR.1 Correct capitalization errors
  78. SS.4 Punctuating dialogue

Sixth-grade skills

  1. L.2 Create varied sentences based on models
  2. M.3 Correct errors with signs
  3. M.4 Correct errors in everyday use
  4. X.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
  5. X.2 Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence
  6. X.3 Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence
  7. X.4 Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence
  8. X.5 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  9. X.6 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  10. X.7 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?
  11. X.8 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  12. X.9 Is the sentence simple, compound, or complex?
  13. Y.1 Identify common and proper nouns
  14. Y.2 Form plurals of nouns ending in f, fe, o, and y
  15. Y.3 Form and use plurals of nouns ending in f, fe, o, and y
  16. Y.4 Form plurals: review
  17. Y.5 Form and use plurals: review
  18. Y.6 Identify plurals, singular possessives, and plural possessives
  19. Y.7 Form the singular or plural possessive
  20. Y.8 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  21. Z.1 Identify pronouns and their antecedents
  22. Z.2 Use the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent
  23. Z.3 Identify vague pronoun references
  24. Z.4 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  25. Z.5 Correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person
  26. AA.1 Choose between subject and object pronouns
  27. AA.2 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  28. AA.3 Compound subjects and objects with pronouns
  29. AA.4 Use possessive pronouns
  30. AA.5 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  31. AA.6 Use reflexive pronouns
  32. AA.7 Is the pronoun reflexive or intensive?
  33. AA.8 Identify relative pronouns
  34. AA.9 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  35. AA.10 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
  36. BB.1 Identify main verbs and helping verbs
  37. BB.2 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  38. BB.3 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives, and predicate nouns
  39. BB.4 What does the modal verb show?
  40. BB.5 Use the correct modal verb
  41. CC.1 Use the correct subject or verb
  42. CC.2 Use the correct verb – with compound subjects
  43. DD.1 Irregular past tense: review
  44. DD.2 Simple past, present, and future tense: review
  45. DD.3 Correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  46. DD.4 Use the progressive verb tenses
  47. DD.5 Form the progressive verb tenses
  48. DD.6 Choose between the past tense and past participle
  49. DD.7 Use the perfect verb tenses
  50. DD.8 Form the perfect verb tenses
  51. EE.1 Identify adjectives
  52. EE.2 Order adjectives
  53. EE.3 Identify adverbs
  54. EE.4 Use relative adverbs
  55. EE.5 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  56. EE.6 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  57. EE.7 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  58. EE.8 Good, better, best, bad, worse, and worst
  59. EE.9 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  60. EE.10 Well, better, best, badly, worse, and worst
  61. FF.1 Identify prepositions
  62. FF.2 Identify prepositions and their objects
  63. FF.3 Identify prepositional phrases
  64. FF.4 Prepositions: review
  65. GG.1 Is it a direct object or an indirect object?
  66. HH.1 Use coordinating conjunctions
  67. HH.2 Identify coordinating conjunctions
  68. HH.3 Identify subordinating conjunctions
  69. HH.4 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  70. HH.5 Fill in the missing correlative conjunction
  71. II.1 Pronoun-verb contractions
  72. II.2 Contractions with "not"
  73. JJ.1 Commas with series, dates, and places
  74. JJ.2 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  75. JJ.3 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections, and interrupters
  76. JJ.4 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  77. JJ.5 Commas: review
  78. JJ.6 What does the punctuation suggest?
  79. JJ.7 Commas with nonrestrictive elements
  80. JJ.8 Use dashes
  81. KK.1 Correct capitalization errors
  82. LL.4 Formatting quotations and dialogue

Seventh-grade skills

  1. M.2 Create varied sentences based on models
  2. N.1 Use parallel structure
  3. N.5 Correct errors with signs
  4. N.6 Correct errors in everyday use
  5. Y.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
  6. Y.2 Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence
  7. Y.3 Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence
  8. Y.4 Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence
  9. Y.5 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  10. Y.6 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  11. Y.7 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?
  12. Z.1 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  13. Z.2 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  14. Z.3 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  15. Z.4 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex?
  16. Z.5 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  17. AA.1 Form and use plurals: review
  18. AA.2 Form and use plurals of compound nouns
  19. AA.3 Identify plurals, singular possessives, and plural possessives
  20. AA.4 Form the singular or plural possessive
  21. AA.5 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  22. BB.1 Identify pronouns and their antecedents
  23. BB.2 Use the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent
  24. BB.3 Identify vague pronoun references
  25. BB.4 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  26. BB.5 Correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person
  27. CC.1 Choose between subject and object pronouns
  28. CC.2 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  29. CC.3 Compound subjects and objects with pronouns
  30. CC.4 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  31. CC.5 Use reflexive pronouns
  32. CC.6 Is the pronoun reflexive or intensive?
  33. CC.7 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  34. CC.8 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
  35. DD.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  36. DD.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives, and predicate nouns
  37. EE.1 Correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  38. EE.2 Correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  39. EE.3 Use the correct verb – with compound subjects
  40. FF.1 Irregular past tense: review
  41. FF.2 Simple past, present, and future tense: review
  42. FF.3 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  43. FF.4 Form the progressive verb tenses
  44. FF.5 Form the perfect verb tenses
  45. GG.1 Identify adjectives
  46. GG.2 Order adjectives
  47. GG.3 Identify adverbs
  48. GG.4 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  49. GG.5 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  50. GG.6 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  51. GG.7 Good, better, best, bad, worse, and worst
  52. GG.8 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  53. GG.9 Well, better, best, badly, worse, and worst
  54. HH.1 Identify prepositional phrases
  55. II.1 Is it a direct object or an indirect object?
  56. JJ.1 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  57. KK.1 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  58. KK.2 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  59. KK.3 Are the modifiers used correctly?
  60. LL.1 What does the punctuation suggest?
  61. LL.2 Commas with nonrestrictive elements
  62. MM.1 Commas with series, dates, and places
  63. MM.2 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  64. MM.3 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections, and interrupters
  65. MM.4 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  66. MM.5 Commas: review
  67. NN.1 Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses
  68. NN.2 Use semicolons, colons, and commas with lists
  69. OO.1 Use dashes
  70. OO.2 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  71. OO.3 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  72. PP.1 Correct capitalization errors
  73. QQ.4 Formatting quotations and dialogue

Eighth-grade skills

  1. M.2 Create varied sentences based on models
  2. N.1 Identify active and passive voice
  3. N.2 Rewrite the sentence in active voice
  4. O.1 Use parallel structure
  5. O.5 Correct errors with signs
  6. O.6 Correct errors in everyday use
  7. Z.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
  8. Z.2 Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence
  9. Z.3 Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence
  10. Z.4 Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence
  11. Z.5 Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?
  12. Z.6 Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?
  13. Z.7 Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?
  14. AA.1 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  15. AA.2 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  16. AA.3 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  17. AA.4 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex?
  18. AA.5 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  19. BB.1 Form and use plurals: review
  20. BB.2 Form and use plurals of compound nouns
  21. BB.3 Identify plurals, singular possessives, and plural possessives
  22. BB.4 Form the singular or plural possessive
  23. BB.5 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  24. BB.6 Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession
  25. CC.1 Identify pronouns and their antecedents
  26. CC.2 Use the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent
  27. CC.3 Correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person
  28. CC.4 Identify vague pronoun references
  29. CC.5 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  30. DD.1 Choose between subject and object pronouns
  31. DD.2 Compound subjects and objects with "I" and "me"
  32. DD.3 Compound subjects and objects with pronouns
  33. DD.4 Choose between personal and reflexive pronouns
  34. DD.5 Use reflexive pronouns
  35. DD.6 Is the pronoun reflexive or intensive?
  36. DD.7 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  37. DD.8 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
  38. EE.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  39. EE.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives, and predicate nouns
  40. FF.1 Correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  41. FF.2 Correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  42. FF.3 Use the correct verb – with compound subjects
  43. GG.1 Irregular past tense: review
  44. GG.2 Simple past, present, and future tense: review
  45. GG.3 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  46. GG.4 Form the progressive verb tenses
  47. GG.5 Form the perfect verb tenses
  48. GG.6 Identify participles and what they modify
  49. GG.7 Identify gerunds and their functions
  50. GG.8 Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
  51. HH.1 Identify adjectives
  52. HH.2 Order adjectives
  53. HH.3 Identify adverbs
  54. HH.4 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  55. HH.5 Is the word an adjective or adverb?
  56. HH.6 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  57. HH.7 Good, better, best, bad, worse, and worst
  58. HH.8 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  59. HH.9 Well, better, best, badly, worse, and worst
  60. II.1 Identify prepositional phrases
  61. JJ.1 Is it a direct object or an indirect object?
  62. KK.1 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  63. LL.1 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  64. LL.2 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  65. LL.3 Are the modifiers used correctly?
  66. MM.1 What does the punctuation suggest?
  67. MM.2 Commas with nonrestrictive elements
  68. NN.1 Commas with series, dates, and places
  69. NN.2 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  70. NN.3 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections, and interrupters
  71. NN.4 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  72. NN.5 Commas: review
  73. OO.1 Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses
  74. OO.2 Use semicolons, colons, and commas with lists
  75. PP.1 Use dashes
  76. PP.2 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  77. PP.3 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  78. QQ.1 Correct capitalization errors
  79. RR.4 Formatting quotations and dialogue

Ninth-grade skills

  1. K.2 Avoid double, illogical, and unclear comparisons
  2. K.3 Identify sentences with parallel structure
  3. K.4 Use parallel structure
  4. L.1 Identify active and passive voice
  5. L.2 Rewrite the sentence in active voice
  6. M.3 Identify and correct errors with frequently confused pronouns and contractions
  7. M.4 Correct errors with commonly misspelled words
  8. M.5 Correct errors with signs
  9. M.6 Correct errors in everyday use
  10. W.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
  11. W.2 Identify sentence fragments
  12. W.3 Identify run-on sentences
  13. W.4 Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons
  14. X.1 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  15. X.2 Identify prepositional phrases
  16. X.3 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  17. X.4 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  18. X.5 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex?
  19. X.6 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  20. Y.1 Form and use plurals: review
  21. Y.2 Form and use plurals of compound nouns
  22. Z.1 Identify and correct errors with subject and object pronouns
  23. Z.2 Subject and object pronouns review
  24. Z.3 Pronouns after "than" and "as"
  25. Z.4 Identify and correct pronoun errors with "who"
  26. Z.5 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  27. Z.6 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
  28. Z.7 Identify vague pronoun references
  29. Z.8 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  30. Z.9 Correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person
  31. AA.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  32. AA.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives, and predicate nouns
  33. AA.3 Identify participles and what they modify
  34. AA.4 Identify gerunds and their functions
  35. AA.5 Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
  36. BB.1 Identify and correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  37. BB.2 Identify and correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  38. BB.3 Identify and correct verb agreement with compound subjects
  39. CC.1 Form the progressive verb tenses
  40. CC.2 Form the perfect verb tenses
  41. CC.3 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  42. DD.1 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  43. DD.2 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  44. DD.3 Good, better, best, bad, worse, and worst
  45. DD.4 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  46. DD.5 Well, better, best, badly, worse, and worst
  47. EE.1 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  48. FF.1 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  49. FF.2 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  50. FF.3 Are the modifiers used correctly?
  51. GG.1 What does the punctuation suggest?
  52. GG.2 Commas with nonrestrictive elements
  53. HH.1 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections, interrupters, and antithetical phrases
  54. HH.2 Commas with series, dates, and places
  55. HH.3 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  56. HH.4 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  57. HH.5 Commas: review
  58. II.1 Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses
  59. II.2 Use semicolons, colons, and commas with lists
  60. II.3 Semicolons, colons, and commas review
  61. JJ.1 Use dashes
  62. JJ.2 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  63. JJ.3 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  64. KK.1 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  65. KK.2 Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession
  66. LL.1 Correct capitalization errors
  67. MM.1 Formatting quotations and dialogue

Tenth-grade skills

  1. K.2 Avoid double, illogical, and unclear comparisons
  2. K.3 Identify sentences with parallel structure
  3. K.4 Use parallel structure
  4. L.1 Identify active and passive voice
  5. L.2 Rewrite the sentence in active voice
  6. M.3 Identify and correct errors with frequently confused pronouns and contractions
  7. M.4 Correct errors with commonly misspelled words
  8. M.5 Correct errors with signs
  9. M.6 Correct errors in everyday use
  10. W.1 Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
  11. W.2 Identify sentence fragments
  12. W.3 Identify run-on sentences
  13. W.4 Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons
  14. X.1 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  15. X.2 Identify prepositional phrases
  16. X.3 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  17. X.4 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  18. X.5 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex?
  19. X.6 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  20. Y.1 Form and use plurals: review
  21. Y.2 Form and use plurals of compound nouns
  22. Z.1 Identify and correct errors with subject and object pronouns
  23. Z.2 Subject and object pronouns review
  24. Z.3 Pronouns after "than" and "as"
  25. Z.4 Identify and correct pronoun errors with "who"
  26. Z.5 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  27. Z.6 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
  28. Z.7 Identify vague pronoun references
  29. Z.8 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  30. Z.9 Correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person
  31. AA.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  32. AA.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives, and predicate nouns
  33. AA.3 Identify participles and what they modify
  34. AA.4 Identify gerunds and their functions
  35. AA.5 Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
  36. BB.1 Identify and correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  37. BB.2 Identify and correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  38. BB.3 Identify and correct verb agreement with compound subjects
  39. CC.1 Form the progressive verb tenses
  40. CC.2 Form the perfect verb tenses
  41. CC.3 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  42. DD.1 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  43. DD.2 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  44. DD.3 Good, better, best, bad, worse, and worst
  45. DD.4 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  46. DD.5 Well, better, best, badly, worse, and worst
  47. EE.1 Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
  48. FF.1 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  49. FF.2 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  50. FF.3 Are the modifiers used correctly?
  51. GG.1 What does the punctuation suggest?
  52. GG.2 Commas with nonrestrictive elements
  53. HH.1 Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections, interrupters, and antithetical phrases
  54. HH.2 Commas with series, dates, and places
  55. HH.3 Commas with compound and complex sentences
  56. HH.4 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  57. HH.5 Commas: review
  58. II.1 Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses
  59. II.2 Use semicolons, colons, and commas with lists
  60. II.3 Semicolons, colons, and commas review
  61. JJ.1 Use dashes
  62. JJ.2 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  63. JJ.3 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  64. KK.1 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  65. KK.2 Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession
  66. LL.1 Correct capitalization errors
  67. MM.1 Formatting quotations and dialogue

Eleventh-grade skills

  1. J.2 Avoid double, illogical, and unclear comparisons
  2. J.3 Identify sentences with parallel structure
  3. J.4 Use parallel structure
  4. K.1 Use the correct frequently confused word
  5. K.2 Identify and correct errors with frequently confused words
  6. K.4 Correct errors with commonly misspelled words
  7. K.5 Correct errors with signs
  8. K.6 Correct errors in everyday use
  9. T.1 Identify sentence fragments
  10. T.2 Identify run-on sentences
  11. T.3 Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons
  12. U.1 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  13. U.2 Identify prepositional phrases
  14. U.3 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  15. U.4 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  16. U.5 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex?
  17. U.6 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  18. V.1 Identify and correct errors with subject and object pronouns
  19. V.2 Subject and object pronouns review
  20. V.3 Pronouns after "than" and "as"
  21. V.4 Identify and correct pronoun errors with "who"
  22. V.5 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  23. V.6 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
  24. V.7 Identify vague pronoun references
  25. V.8 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  26. V.9 Correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person
  27. W.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  28. W.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives, and predicate nouns
  29. W.3 Identify participles and what they modify
  30. W.4 Identify gerunds and their functions
  31. W.5 Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
  32. X.1 Identify and correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  33. X.2 Identify and correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  34. X.3 Identify and correct verb agreement with compound subjects
  35. Y.1 Form the progressive verb tenses
  36. Y.2 Form the perfect verb tenses
  37. Y.3 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  38. Z.1 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  39. Z.2 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  40. Z.3 Good, better, best, bad, worse, and worst
  41. Z.4 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  42. Z.5 Well, better, best, badly, worse, and worst
  43. AA.1 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  44. AA.2 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  45. AA.3 Are the modifiers used correctly?
  46. BB.1 What does the punctuation suggest?
  47. BB.2 Commas with nonrestrictive elements
  48. CC.1 Commas with direct addresses, introductory elements, absolute phrases, interjections, interrupters, and antithetical phrases
  49. CC.2 Commas with series, dates, and places
  50. CC.3 Commas with compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences
  51. CC.4 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  52. CC.5 Commas: review
  53. DD.1 Join sentences with semicolons, colons, and commas
  54. DD.2 Use colons and commas to introduce lists, quotations, and appositives
  55. DD.3 Use semicolons and commas to separate items in a series
  56. DD.4 Semicolons, colons, and commas review
  57. EE.1 Use dashes
  58. EE.2 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  59. EE.3 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  60. FF.1 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  61. FF.2 Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession
  62. GG.1 Correct capitalization errors
  63. HH.1 Formatting quotations and dialogue

Twelfth-grade skills

  1. J.2 Avoid double, illogical, and unclear comparisons
  2. J.3 Identify sentences with parallel structure
  3. J.4 Use parallel structure
  4. K.3 Identify and correct errors with frequently confused pronouns and contractions
  5. K.4 Correct errors with commonly misspelled words
  6. K.5 Correct errors with signs
  7. K.6 Correct errors in everyday use
  8. T.1 Identify sentence fragments
  9. T.2 Identify run-on sentences
  10. T.3 Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons
  11. U.1 Is it a phrase or a clause?
  12. U.2 Identify prepositional phrases
  13. U.3 Identify appositives and appositive phrases
  14. U.4 Identify dependent and independent clauses
  15. U.5 Is the sentence simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex?
  16. U.6 Combine sentences using relative clauses
  17. V.1 Identify and correct errors with subject and object pronouns
  18. V.2 Subject and object pronouns review
  19. V.3 Pronouns after "than" and "as"
  20. V.4 Identify and correct pronoun errors with "who"
  21. V.5 Use relative pronouns: who and whom
  22. V.6 Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that
  23. V.7 Identify vague pronoun references
  24. V.8 Identify all of the possible antecedents
  25. V.9 Correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person
  26. W.1 Identify transitive and intransitive verbs
  27. W.2 Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives, and predicate nouns
  28. W.3 Identify participles and what they modify
  29. W.4 Identify gerunds and their functions
  30. W.5 Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
  31. X.1 Identify and correct errors with subject-verb agreement
  32. X.2 Identify and correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement
  33. X.3 Identify and correct verb agreement with compound subjects
  34. Y.1 Form the progressive verb tenses
  35. Y.2 Form the perfect verb tenses
  36. Y.3 Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
  37. Z.1 Choose between adjectives and adverbs
  38. Z.2 Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives
  39. Z.3 Good, better, best, bad, worse, and worst
  40. Z.4 Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs
  41. Z.5 Well, better, best, badly, worse, and worst
  42. AA.1 Misplaced modifiers with pictures
  43. AA.2 Select the misplaced or dangling modifier
  44. AA.3 Are the modifiers used correctly?
  45. BB.1 What does the punctuation suggest?
  46. BB.2 Commas with nonrestrictive elements
  47. CC.1 Commas with direct addresses, introductory elements, absolute phrases, interjections, interrupters, and antithetical phrases
  48. CC.2 Commas with series, dates, and places
  49. CC.3 Commas with compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences
  50. CC.4 Commas with coordinate adjectives
  51. CC.5 Commas: review
  52. DD.1 Join sentences with semicolons, colons, and commas
  53. DD.2 Use colons and commas to introduce lists, quotations, and appositives
  54. DD.3 Use semicolons and commas to separate items in a series
  55. DD.4 Semicolons, colons, and commas review
  56. EE.1 Use dashes
  57. EE.2 Use hyphens in compound adjectives
  58. EE.3 Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately
  59. FF.1 Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns
  60. FF.2 Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession
  61. GG.1 Correct capitalization errors
  62. HH.1 Formatting quotations and dialogue