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Exercises in English grammar workbooks are designed to give students in grades 3 through 8 comprehensive grammar practice in every area of grammar, usage, and mechanics.

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  • More grammar practice than any other grammar workbook, allows students to master GUM skills
  • Spiral curriculum reinforces grammar...
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Overview

Exercises in English grammar workbooks are designed to give students in grades 3 through 8 comprehensive grammar practice in every area of grammar, usage, and mechanics.

Features

  • More grammar practice than any other grammar workbook, allows students to master GUM skills
  • Spiral curriculum reinforces grammar skills in every grade
  • Self-teaching student grammar lessons optimize class time
  • Section reviews offer regular assessment opportunities

Becoming stronger in grammar requires practice, and Exercises in English provides students with lifelong skills they will need to succeed.

 

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780829423464
  • Publisher: Loyola Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/2007
  • Series: Exercises in English Series 2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 208
  • Age range: 7 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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The Workout That Brings Mastery in Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics

Exercises in English is the perfect teaching tool for educators who want their students to be educationally fit and READY—ready to communicate effectively when writing or speaking, ready for everyday language arts tasks, ready for accelerated English-language learning, and ready for assessment. Here are some ways that a workout with Exercises in English helps students become READY for any language arts task that they encounter:

RIGOROUS PRACTICE
Students are provided with a multitude of exercises on each page. With so many opportunities for learning, “practice makes perfect” is achievable!
EXAMPLES AND DEFINITIONS
Success comes with systematic instruction. Each new grammar, usage, or mechanics concept is clearly explained through examples and definitions.
ASSESSMENT
GUM scores increase as students are assessed and master their work with sentences, verbal agreement, and punctuation.
DIAGRAMMING FOR IN-DEPTH LANGUAGE STUDY
When students diagram sentences, they create visual representations of their learning—they can actually see how words work together to make correctly constructed sentences.
YEARLONG REINFORCEMENT FOR LEARNERS AT EVERY LEVEL
With six books of varying levels and a multitude of lessons in each book, students are provided with learning opportunities that last a full school year and beyond.

Inside Exercises in English

RIGOROUS PRACTICE
Focused skills are practiced in a variety of ways.
Level of difficulty increases as students complete each section of a page.
EXAMPLES AND DEFINITIONS
Clear definitions and numerous examples guide instruction.

ASSESSMENT
Comprehensive reviews allow for classroom assessment or preparation for standardized tests.

DIAGRAMMING FOR IN-DEPTH LANGUAGE STUDY
Sentence diagramming helps students better understand and remember concepts.

YEARLONG REINFORCEMENT FOR LEARNERS AT EVERY LEVEL
Leveled books allow for differentiated instruction. Determine which books to use based on individual student achievement rather than grade level.

Handbook of Terms invites all learners to refresh and expand their knowledge.

Mastery and More
When teachers and students use Exercises in English, they receive more than any other language arts workout offers.

Teachers receive MORE with

  • easy-to-grade exercises that are always in multiples of five.
  • perforated pages for easy grading and portfolio storage.
  • embedded answers that make correcting a breeze.

Students receive MORE with

  • grammar, mechanics, and usage lessons that support Voyages in English.
  • cross-curricular content for reinforcement and enrichment in social studies and science.
  • character-education lessons with positive role models as examples.
  • practice in context for authentic writing opportunities and self-assessment.

Comprehensive Scope and Sequence
Review the Scope and Sequence on pages T7–T11 to note how skill instruction is scaffolded across levels. Use the level or levels that best meet your students’ needs.

Exercises in English, 2008

  • Grammar is arranged in the same order as in Voyages, 2006, allowing students to work through the books simultaneously.
  • Each grammar section in Voyages is supported by at least one lesson in Exercises.
  • Some grammar sections in Voyages are supported by two or more lessons in Exercises. For example, Section 1.6 of Voyages, Grade 6, treats nouns used as objects. This section is supported by three lessons in Exercises that treat separately nouns used as direct objects, nouns used as indirect objects, and nouns used as objects of prepositions. This gives students extra practice in discrete grammar points.
  • The grammar explanations in Exercises were rewritten to match those in Voyages, making it easy to move back and forth between books.
  • An entire chapter of diagramming was added to Exercises to match that in Voyages. (This replaces the old Research Skills section. Research skills are taught in Voyages as part of the writing process, not as part of the grammar.)
  • The Handbook of Terms for each level was rewritten to match that of Voyages.
  • The TE front matter now contains a correlation of Exercises with the appropriate grade level of Voyages. (This replaces the old Sentence Analysis section.)

Features that were retained from the old Exercises include:

  • Each exercise is based on grade-level science, social studies, or language arts content.
  • The items in each exercise are divisible by 5 for easy grading.
  • Character education lessons appear throughout each book.
  • Section reviews provide regular assessment.
  • Writing in context and self-assessment allow students to practice what they learn and to evaluate their own work.
  • The TE contains overprinted answers.
  • The TE front matter contains a scope and sequence chart of the entire program.
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Table of Contents

Contents

Nouns
    1    Singular Nouns and Plural Nouns    1
    2    More Singular Nouns and Plural Nouns    2
    3    Nouns as Subjects and Subject Complements    3
          Benjamin Franklin
    4    Nouns as Objects    4
    5    Nouns as Object Complements    5
    6    Appositives    6
    7    Possessive Nouns    7
    8    Separate or Joint Possession    8
    9    Reviewing Nouns    9–10

Adjectives
    10    Descriptive Adjectives, Position of Adjectives    11
    11    More on the Position of Adjectives    12
    12    Demonstrative, Interrogative, and Indefinite Adjectives    13
    13    Comparative and Superlative Adjectives    14
    14    More Comparative and Superlative Adjectives    15
    15    Few and Little with Count and Noncount Nouns    16
    16    Adjective Phrases    17
    17    Adjective Clauses    18
    18    Reviewing Adjectives    19–20

Pronouns
    19    Personal Pronouns    21
    20    Personal Pronouns, Number and Gender    22
    21    Pronouns as Subjects    23
    22    Pronouns as Subject Complements    24
    23    Pronouns as Direct Objects    25
    24    Pronouns as Indirect Objects or as Objects of Prepositions    26
             Dorothy Day
    25    Pronouns After Than or As    27
    26    Possessive Pronouns and Adjectives    28
    27    Intensive and Reflexive Pronouns    29
    28    Agreement of Pronouns and Antecedents    30
    29    Agreement of Intensive and Reflexive Pronouns    31
    30    Interrogative Pronouns    32
    31    Interrogative Pronouns Who and Whom    33
    32    Demonstrative Pronouns    34
    33    Relative Pronouns    35
    34    The Relative Pronouns Who and Whom    36
    35    Indefinite Pronouns    37
    36    Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns    38
    37    Reviewing Pronouns    39–40

Verbs
    38    Principal Parts of Verbs    41
    39    Transitive and Intransitive Verbs    42
    40    Troublesome Verbs    43
    41    Linking Verbs    44
    42    Active and Passive Voices    45
    43    Simple Tenses    46
    44    Progressive Tenses    47
    45    Perfect Tenses    48
    46    Indicative and Imperative Moods    49
    47    Subjunctive Mood    50
    48    Modal Auxiliaries    51
    49    Subject-Verb Agreement    52
             Jesse Owens
    50    Doesn’t and Don’t    53
    51    There Is and There Are    54
    52    Agreement with Compound Subjects    55
    53    Agreement with Compound Subjects Connected by Or or Nor    56
    54    Agreement with Subjects Preceded by Each, Every, Many a, or No    57
    55    Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns    58
    56    Agreement with Collective Nouns    59
    57    Agreement with Special Nouns    60
    58    Reviewing Verbs    61–62

Verbals
    59    Participles    63
    60    Placement of Participles    64
    61    Dangling Participles    65
    62    Gerunds as Subjects    66
    63    Gerunds as Subject Complements    67
    64    Gerunds as Direct Objects    68
    65    Gerunds as Objects of Prepositions    69
    66    Gerunds as Appositives    70
    67    Possessives with Gerunds; Using -ing Verb Forms    71
    68    Reviewing Gerunds    72
    69    Infinitives as Subjects    73
    70    Infinitives as Subject Complements    74
             Marie Curie
    71    More Infinitives as Subjects and as Subject Complements    75
    72    Infinitives as Direct Objects    76
    73    Infinitives as Appositives    77
    74    Infinitives as Adjectives    78
    75    Infinitives as Adverbs     79
    76    Hidden and Split Infinitives    80
    77    Reviewing Infinitives    81–82
    78    Reviewing Verbals    83–84

Adverbs
    79    Types of Adverbs    85
    80    Interrogative Adverbs    86
    81    Adverbial Nouns    87
    82    Comparative and Superlative Adverbs    88
    83    As . . . As, So . . . As, and Equally    89
    84    Adverb Phrases and Clauses    90
             Winston Churchill
    85    Reviewing Adverbs    91–92

Prepositions
    86    Prepositions    93
    87    Troublesome Prepositions    94
    88    Words Used as Adverbs and Prepositions    95
    89    Prepositional Phrases as Adjectives    96
             Anne Sullivan
    90    Prepositional Phrases as Adverbs    97
    91    Prepositional Phrases as Nouns    98
    92    Reviewing Prepositions    99–100

Sentences
    93    Sentences    101
    94    Declarative and Interrogative Sentences    102
    95    Imperative and Exclamatory Sentences    103
    96    The Four Kinds of Sentences    104
             Frederick Douglass
    97    Simple Subjects and Simple Predicates    105
    98    Complete Subjects and Complete Predicates    106
    99    Compound Subjects and Compound Predicates    107
    100    Direct Objects    108
    101    Indirect Objects    109
    102    Adjective and Adverb Phrases    110
               James Naismith
    103    Adjective Clauses    111
    104    More Adjective Clauses    112
    105    Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses    113
    106    Adverb Clauses    114
    107    More Adverb Clauses    115
    108    Reviewing Adjective Clauses and Adverb Clauses    116
    109    Noun Clauses as Subjects    117
    110    Noun Clauses as Subject Complements    118
    111    Noun Clauses as Appositives    119
    112    Noun Clauses as Direct Objects    120
    113    Noun Clauses as Objects of Prepositions    121
    114    Reviewing Noun Clauses    122
    115    Reviewing Clauses    123–124
    116    Simple Sentences    125
    117    Compound Sentences    126
    118    Complex Sentences    127
    119    Combining Sentences    128
    120    Reviewing Sentences    129–130

Conjunctions and Interjections
    121    Coordinating Conjunctions    131
               Queen Elizabeth I
    122    Correlative Conjunctions    132
    123    Conjunctive Adverbs    133
    124    Subordinate Conjunctions    134
    125    Troublesome Conjunctions    135
    126    Interjections    136
    127    Reviewing Conjunctions and Interjections    137–138

Punctuation and Capitalization
    128    Periods    139
    129    Commas–Part I    140
    130    Commas–Part II    141
    131    Commas–Part III    142
    132    Commas–Part IV    143
    133    Exclamation Points and Question Marks    144
    134    Semicolons and Colons    145
    135    Quotation Marks and Italics    146
    136    Apostrophes, Hyphens, and Dashes    147
    137    Capital Letters    148
    138    Reviewing Punctuation and Capitalization    149–150

Diagramming
    139    Simple Sentences    151–152
    140    Appositives    153–154
    141    Compound Sentences    155–156
    142    Compound Sentence Elements    157–158
    143    Participles    159–160
    144    Gerunds    161–162
    145    Infinitives    163–164
    146    Adjective Clauses    165–166
    147    Adverb Clauses    167–168
    148    Noun Clauses    169–170
    149    Diagramming Review    171–172

Handbook of Terms    173–185

 

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