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					Grade 9 Grammar Skills Resource Page                    Written June 2005    V. Burdette and R. Nazarko

Students will be able to:                          Resources:
    identify the eight basic parts of speech in a     MCAS #1 Reviewing the parts of speech worksheets and quiz
      sentence (noun, pronoun, verb, adverb,           Learning the parts of speech by Lisa Kihn
      adjective, conjunction, preposition,             Mad Libs activity books
      interjection) and correctly use them in          MCAS #2 Sentence construction worksheets and quiz
      sentence construction. Identify subject and      508.2 (Gerunds), 509.1 (Infinitives), and 509.2 (Participles)
      predicate of a sentence.                         Unit 3 Phrases and Clauses: participles, participial phrases, gerunds,
    recognize the function of verbals                   infinitives, and verbals
      (participles, gerunds, and infinitives).         University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
                                                         http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
                                                       Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                         http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
    identify independent and dependent                Unit 3 Phrases and Clauses: clauses (independent and subordinate)
      clauses.                                         Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                         http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                       Run-ons and Fragments handout
    identify simple, compound, complex, and           Unit 3 Phrases and Clauses: sentences classified by structure, simple
      compound-complex sentences and apply               and compound sentences, complex sentences, and compound-
      knowledge of these types in their own              complex sentences.
      writing.                                         Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                         http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
    consistently recognize and avoid sentence         MCAS #2 Sentence construction worksheets and quiz
      fragments and run-ons.                           Unit 3 Phrases and Clauses: writing complete sentences, avoiding
          o Foundation of knowledge: clauses             sentence fragments, and avoiding run-on sentences.
              and phrases; independent and             QUICK-FIX EDITING MACHINE: #1 Sentence Fragments, #2 Run-
              dependent clauses; nouns and verbs;        On Sentences
              subject and predicate; period,           University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
              comma, and semicolon use.                  http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
                                                       Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                         http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                       Complete sentences worksheet
                                                       Run-ons and Fragments handout
      differentiate between possessives, plurals,        MCAS Monday #4: Clarifying confusing words
       contractions, and commonly misused                 Unit 4 Usage: usage notes
       words (i.e. it’s/its) to correctly use             Unit 5 Mechanics: the apostrophe
       apostrophes.                                       University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
                                                           http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
                                                          Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                           http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                          Apostrophes quiz
                                                          Possessives, plural, and contractions quiz
                                                          Plurals and possessives and worksheets 1&2
      avoid confusing commonly misused words.            MCAS Monday #4: Clarifying confusing words
          o Foundation of knowledge: parts of             Unit 4 Usage: usage notes
              speech, possessives, and                    Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
              contractions.                                http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                          Confusing words notes, worksheets 1&2, quiz, and test
                                                          Affect/effect worksheet

General Resources and Activities for Grammar:
    Grammar Log
    Daily Oral Language
    Writer, Inc.
    Warner’s English Grammar and Composition
    Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
    University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
    Strunk and White’s Elements of Style: http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html
    Common Errors in English: http://www.wsu.edu:8080/%7Ebrians/errors/errors.html
    Grammar Help: http://users.tkk.fi/~rvilmi/help/grammar_help/
    The Online English Grammar: http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/toc.cfm
    Diana Hacker’s A Writer’s Reference: http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/hacker/writersref/ (includes interactive
      exercises)
    Big Dog’s Grammar (bilingual English and Spanish guide, a reference with self-tests) http://aliscot.com/bigdog/
Grade 10 Grammar Skills Resource Page                      Written June 2005   V. Burdette and R. Nazarko

Students will be able to:                              Resources:
    combine sentences for more effective                  QUICK-FIX EDITING MACHINE: #12 Improving Weak Sentences,
      communication both in exercises and their              #14 Varying Sentence Beginnings, #15 Varying Sentence Structure
      own writing.                                         Combining sentences handout Writers, Inc. page 91
                                                           James McDermott’s “Writing Like A Pro: Using Grammatical
                                                             Structures to Help Students do the Write Thing”
      reduce wordiness by combining sentences,            QUICK-FIX EDITING MACHINE: #12 Improving Weak Sentences,
       using precise diction, checking for effective         #13 Avoiding Wordiness
       organization, and recognizing repetition of         Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
       ideas.                                                http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
           o Foundation of knowledge: sentence
              combining.
      describe word origins, changes in standard            Oxford Dictionary History of English Language:
       English conventions, and the development               http://www.askoxford.com/worldofwords/history/
       and influence of the English language.                A (Very) Brief History of the English Language:
                                                              http://www.wordorigins.org/histeng.htm
                                                             Online Etymology Dictionary: http://www.etymonline.com/
                                                              (consider words with mythological origins such as narcissism)
      master subject/verb agreement.                        MCAS #5 Verb Agreement and Tenses worksheet and quiz
                                                             Unit 4 Usage: subject and verb agreement
                                                             QUICK-FIX EDITING MACHINE: #3 Subject-Verb Agreement
                                                             University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
                                                              http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
                                                             Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                              http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                             Princeton Review chart
      master pronoun/antecedent agreement.                  Unit 4 Usage: pronoun and antecedent agreement
                                                             QUICK-FIX EDITING MACHINE: #4 Pronoun Reference Problems
                                                             University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
                                                              http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
                                                             Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                              http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                             Princeton Review chart
General Resources and Activities for Grammar:
    Grammar Log
    Daily Oral Language
    Writer, Inc.
    Warner’s English Grammar and Composition
    Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
    University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
    Strunk and White’s Elements of Style: http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html
    Common Errors in English: http://www.wsu.edu:8080/%7Ebrians/errors/errors.html
    Grammar Help: http://users.tkk.fi/~rvilmi/help/grammar_help/
    The Online English Grammar: http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/toc.cfm
    Diana Hacker’s A Writer’s Reference: http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/hacker/writersref/ (includes interactive
      exercises)
    Big Dog’s Grammar (bilingual English and Spanish guide, a reference with self-tests) http://aliscot.com/bigdog/
Grade 11 Grammar Skills Resource Page                   Written June 2005        V. Burdette and R. Nazarko

Students will be able to:                            Resources:
    identify and employ proper usage of colon,          Cornell Writing and Grammar:
      semicolon, hyphen, and dash.                          http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/courses/engl288.4/2884writingandgrammar.htm
          o Foundation of knowledge:                       Unit 3 Phrases and Clauses: appositives and appositive phrases
              independent and dependent clauses,           Unit 5 Mechanics: semicolon, colon, hyphen, and dash
              phrases, appositive phrases, and             University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
              compound adjective.                           http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
                                                           Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                            http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
      correctly use commas with quotations and            Unit 3 Phrases and Clauses: essential and nonessential clauses
       nonessential clauses.                               Unit 5 Mechanics: quotation marks and other punctuation with
                                                            quotation marks
                                                           University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
                                                            http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
                                                           Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                            http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
      recognize consistent and inconsistent               MCAS #5 Verb Agreement and Tenses worksheet and quiz
       tenses and employ consistent tense in their         Unit 4 Usage: tenses
       own writing.                                        QUICK-FIX EDITING MACHINE: #8 Verb Forms and Tenses
                                                           Verb Tense Review and Consistency (Purdue OWL) packet:
                                                            http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                           Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                            http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                           University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
                                                            http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
                                                           Big Dog’s Grammar: Consistency
                                                            http://aliscot.com/bigdog/consistency.htm (includes self-test)
      recognize shifts in point of view, consider         Exploring Point of View:
       when shifts in point of view are effective,          http://www.learner.org/exhibits/literature/read/pov1.html
       and apply this to their own writing.                Wikipedia Point of View:
                                                            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_of_view_(literature)
                                                           Big Dog’s Grammar: Consistency
                                                            http://aliscot.com/bigdog/consistency.htm (includes self-test)
General Resources and Activities for Grammar:
    Grammar Log
    Daily Oral Language
    Writer, Inc.
    Warner’s English Grammar and Composition
    Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
    University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
    Strunk and White’s Elements of Style: http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html
    Common Errors in English: http://www.wsu.edu:8080/%7Ebrians/errors/errors.html
    Grammar Help: http://users.tkk.fi/~rvilmi/help/grammar_help/
    The Online English Grammar: http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/toc.cfm
    Diana Hacker’s A Writer’s Reference: http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/hacker/writersref/ (includes interactive
      exercises)
    Big Dog’s Grammar (bilingual English and Spanish guide, a reference with self-tests) http://aliscot.com/bigdog/
Grade 12 Grammar Skills Resource Page                 Written June 2005   V. Burdette and R. Nazarko

Students will be able to:                          Resources:
    recognize problems with parallelism in            University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
      writing and write with correct parallel            http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
      structure.                                       Purdue University Onli ne Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                         http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                       Princeton Review chart
      identify passive versus active voice and        510.3 (Voice of a Verb) and 511.1 (Tense of a Verb)
       write in active voice where appropriate for     Princeton Review chart
       purpose and audience.                           Unit 4 Usage packet: active and passive
                                                       QUICK-FIX EDITING MACHINE: #11 Using Active and Passive
                                                         Voice
                                                       Verb Tense Review and Consistency (Purdue OWL) packet:
                                                         http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                       Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                         http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                       University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
                                                         http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/active.html
      identify nominalized, adjectival, and           Unit 3 Phrases and Clauses: noun clauses, adverb clauses, and
       adverbial clauses.                                adjective clauses
      recognize misplaced and dangling modifiers      Unit 4 Usage: placement of phrases and clauses
       and avoid using them in their own writing.      QUICK-FIX EDITING MACHINE: #9 Misplaced and dangling
                                                         modifiers
                                                       University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center
                                                         http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
                                                       Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                                         http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
                                                       Princeton Review chart
General Resources and Activities for Grammar:
    Grammar Log
    Daily Oral Language
    Writer, Inc.
    Warner’s English Grammar and Composition
    Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
    University of Houston-Victoria Grammar Center http://www.uhv.edu/ac/grammar/main.html
    Strunk and White’s Elements of Style: http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html
    Common Errors in English: http://www.wsu.edu:8080/%7Ebrians/errors/errors.html
    Grammar Help: http://users.tkk.fi/~rvilmi/help/grammar_help/
    The Online English Grammar: http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/toc.cfm
    Diana Hacker’s A Writer’s Reference: http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/hacker/writersref/ (includes interactive
      exercises)
    Big Dog’s Grammar (bilingual English and Spanish guide, a reference with self-tests) http://aliscot.com/bigdog/

				
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