Spectrum Language Arts, Grade 6

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Test with success using Spectrum Language Arts for grade 6! The four-part lessons encourage creativity and strengthen writers by focusing on gerunds, colons and semicolons, and double negatives. The book features easy-to-understand directions and includes an answer key, a writer's handbook, and helpful writing tips. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the skills required for school achievement and success on proficiency tests. This 184-page book aligns with state and national standards, is ...

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Overview

Test with success using Spectrum Language Arts for grade 6! The four-part lessons encourage creativity and strengthen writers by focusing on gerunds, colons and semicolons, and double negatives. The book features easy-to-understand directions and includes an answer key, a writer's handbook, and helpful writing tips. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the skills required for school achievement and success on proficiency tests. This 184-page book aligns with state and national standards, is perfect for use at home or in school, and is favored by parents, homeschoolers, and teachers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780769653068
  • Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/11/2006
  • Series: Spectrum Language Arts Series
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Pages: 184
  • Sales rank: 107,624
  • Age range: 11 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Table of Contents


Grammar
Parts of Speech
Common and Proper Nouns     6
Regular Plural Nouns     8
Irregular Plural Nouns     10
Personal Pronouns     12
Demonstrative Pronouns     14
Relative Pronouns     16
Indefinite Pronouns     18
Verbs: Regular Present and Past Tense     20
Verbs: Irregular Present and Past Tense     22
Subject-Verb Agreement     24
Action Verbs     26
Helping Verbs     28
Linking Verbs     30
Transitive Verbs     32
Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives     34
Adjectives     36
Adverbs     38
Conjunctions     40
Interjections     42
Prepositions     44
Prepositional Phrases     46
Articles     48
Review: Lessons 1.1-1.22     50
Sentences
Declarative Sentences     52
Interrogative Sentences     54
Exclamatory Sentences     56
Imperative Sentences     58
Simple Sentences     60
Compound Sentences     62
Complex Sentences     64
Sentence Fragments     66
Combining Sentences     68
Writing a Paragraph     70
Review: Lessons 1.26-1.32     72
Mechanics
Capitalization
Proper Nouns: Days of the Week, Months of the Year     74
Proper Nouns: Historical Events, Names of Languages and Nationalities, Team Names     76
Proper Nouns: Organizations, Departments of Government, Sections of the Country     78
Proper Nouns: Titles, Geographic Names     80
Sentences, Direct Quotations     82
Personal and Business Letters     84
Review: Lessons 2.1-2.6     86
Punctuation
Periods: After Imperative Sentences, In Dialogue, In Abbreviations, In Initials     88
Periods: Decimals, Dollars and Cents     90
Question Marks     92
Exclamation Points     94
Commas: Series, Direct Address, Multiple Adjectives     96
Commas: Combining Sentences (between clauses), Set-Off Dialogue     98
Commas: Personal and Business Letters     100
Quotation Marks     102
Apostrophes     104
Colons     106
Semicolons     108
Hyphens     110
Parentheses     112
Review: Lessons 2.7 -2.19      114
Usage
Verbs: rise, teach, wrote     116
Verbs: bring, take     118
Verbs: lay, lie     120
Adjectives: busy, early, easy     122
Adjectives: more and most, good/better/best; bad/worse/worst     124
Adjectives and Adverbs: bad/badly, good/well; Adverb: already vs. Phrase: all ready     126
Homophones: cereal/serial, coarse/course, counsel/council     128
Homophones: oversees/overseas, wring/ring, sent/scent/cent     130
Contractions     132
Negatives and Double Negatives     134
Review: Lessons 3.1-3.10     136
Writer's Guide
Prewriting     138
Drafting     139
Revising     140
Proofreading     141
Publishing     142
Evaluating Writing     143
Writing Process Practice     144
Answer Key     149
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