Grade Level 7 Practice Book

Grade Level 7 Practice Book

Paperback(Revised, Student Edition)

$12.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780829428322
Publisher: Loyola Press
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Series: Voyages in English 2011
Edition description: Revised, Student Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range: 7 - 13 Years

About the Author

Patricia Healey, IHM
BA, Immaculata University
MA, Temple University
20 years teaching; 20 years in administration

Anne B. McGuire, IHM
BA, Immaculata University
MA, Villanova University
MA, Immaculata University
16 years teaching; 14 years as elementary principal; 10 years staff development

Irene Kervick, IHM
BA, Immaculata University
MA, Villanova University
46 years teaching

Adrienne Saybolt, IHM
BA, Immaculata University
Pennsylvania State Board of Education, professional certification
MA, St. John’s University
40 years teaching
 

Table of Contents

 Contents

Grammar

Section 1—Nouns
          Daily Maintenance     1
1.1     Singular and Plural Nouns    3
1.2    More Singular and Plural Nouns    4
1.3    Nouns as Subjects and Subject Complements    6
1.4    Nouns as Objects and Object Complements    7
1.5    Appositives    9
1.6    Possessive Nouns     11

Section 2—Adjectives
         Daily Maintenance    13
2.1    Descriptive Adjectives, Position of Adjectives    15
2.2    Demonstrative, Interrogative, and Indefinite Adjectives    16
2.3    Comparative and Superlative Adjectives    18
2.4    Few and Little    20
2.5    Adjective Phrases and Clauses    21

Section 3—Pronouns
          Daily Maintenance     22
3.1     Person, Number, and Gender of Pronouns    25
3.2    Subject Pronouns    26
3.3    Object Pronouns    27
3.4    Pronouns After Than or As    28
3.5    Possessive Pronouns and Adjectives    29
3.6    Intensive and Reflexive Pronouns    30
3.7    Agreement of Pronouns and Antecedents    31
3.8    Interrogative and Demonstrative Pronouns    33
3.9     Relative Pronouns    34
3.10    Indefinite Pronouns    36
3.11    Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns    37

Section 4—Verbs
          Daily Maintenance    38
4.1     Principal Parts of Verbs    41
4.2    Transitive and Intransitive Verbs    42
4.3    Troublesome Verbs    44
4.4    Linking Verbs    45
4.5    Active and Passive Voices    46
4.6    Simple, Progressive, and Perfect Tenses    47
4.7    Indicative, Imperative, and Emphatic Moods    48
4.8    Subjunctive Mood    49
4.9     Modal Auxiliaries    51
4.10    Agreement of Subject and Verb­—­Part I    52
4.11    Agreement of Subject and Verb—Part II    53

Section 5—Verbals
          Daily Maintenance     54
5.1     Participles    57
5.2    Placement of Participles    58
5.3    Gerunds as Subjects and Subject Complements    59
5.4    Gerunds as Objects and Appositives     60
5.5    Possessives with Gerunds, Using -ing Verb Forms    61
5.6    Infinitives as Subjects and Subject Complements    62
5.7    Infinitives as Objects    63
5.8    Infinitives as Appositives    64
5.9     Infinitives as Adjectives    65
5.10    Infinitives as Adverbs    66
5.11    Hidden and Split Infinitives     67

Section 6—Adverbs
          Daily Maintenance    69
6.1     Types of Adverbs    71
6.2    Interrogative Adverbs and Adverbial Nouns    72
6.3    Comparative and Superlative Adverbs    73
6.4    Troublesome Words    74
6.5    Adverb Phrases and Clauses    76

Section 7—Prepositions
          Daily Maintenance     77
7.1     Single and Multiword Prepositions    79
7.2    Troublesome Prepositions    80
7.3    Words Used as Adverbs and Prepositions    82
7.4    Prepositional Phrases as Adjectives    83
7.5    Prepositional Phrases as Adverbs    84
7.6    Prepositional Phrases as Nouns    85

Section 8—Sentences
          Daily Maintenance     86
8.1     Kinds of Sentences    89
8.2    Adjective and Adverb Phrases     90
8.3    Adjective Clauses     91
8.4    Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses    92
8.5    Adverb Clauses     94
8.6    Noun Clauses as Subjects    95
8.7    Noun Clauses as Subject Complements    96
8.8    Noun Clauses as Appositives    97
8.9     Noun Clauses as Direct Objects    98
8.10    Noun Clauses as Objects of Prepositions    99
8.11    Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences    100

Section 9—Conjunctions and Interjections
         Daily Maintenance    101
9.1    Coordinating Conjunctions    103
9.2    Correlative Conjunctions    104
9.3    Conjunctive Adverbs    105
9.4    Subordinate Conjunctions    106
9.5    Troublesome Conjunctions    107
9.6    Interjections    108

Section 10—Punctuation and Capitalization
           Daily Maintenance     109
10.1    Periods and Commas    111
10.2    Exclamation Points, Question Marks, Semicolons, and Colons    112
10.3     Quotation Marks and Italics    113
10.4    Apostrophes, Hyphens, and Dashes    114
10.5    Capitalization     115

Section 11—Diagramming
            Daily Maintenance     116
11.1     Simple Sentences    119
11.2    Appositives    120
11.3    Compound Sentences    121
11.4    Compound Sentence Elements    122
11.5    Participles    123
11.6    Gerunds    124
11.7    Infinitives    125
11.8    Adjective Clauses     126
11.9     Adverb Clauses     127
11.10    Noun Clauses    128
11.11    Diagramming Practice     129

Writing

Chapter 1—Personal Narratives
Lesson 1 What Makes a Good Personal Narrative?    130
Lesson 2 Introduction, Body, and Conclusion     131
Lesson 3 Revising Sentences     132
Lesson 4 Exact Words     133
Lesson 5 Graphic Organizers     134

Chapter 2—Business Letters
Lesson 1 What Makes a Good Business Letter?    135
Lesson 2 Purpose, Audience, and Tone    136
Lesson 3 Adjective Clauses    137
Lesson 4 Roots    138
Lesson 5 Writing Tools    139

Chapter 3—How-to Articles
Lesson 1 What Makes a Good How-to Article?    140
Lesson 2 Relevant Details    141
Lesson 3 Transition Words    142
Lesson 4 Adverb Clauses    143
Lesson 5 Dictionary    144

Chapter 4—Descriptions
Lesson 1 What Makes a Good Description?    145
Lesson 2 Organization    146
Lesson 3 Noun Clauses    147
Lesson 4 Adjective and Adverb Suffixes    148
Lesson 5 Thesaurus    149

Chapter 5—Book Reviews
Lesson 1 What Makes a Good Book Review?    150
Lesson 2 Writing a Book Review    151
Lesson 3  Expanding and Combining Sentences     152
Lesson 4 Outlines     153
Lesson 5 Prefixes     154

Chapter 6—Creative Writing:  Fantasy Fiction
Lesson 1 What Makes Good Fantasy Fiction?    155
Lesson 2 Plot Development    156
Lesson 3 Dialogue     157
Lesson 4 Figurative Language    158
Lesson 5 Limericks     159

Chapter 7—Expository Writing
Lesson 1 What Makes Good Expository Writing?    160
Lesson 2 Fact and Opinion     161
Lesson 3 Noun and Verb Suffixes    162
Lesson 4 Quotations     163
Lesson 5 Library and Internet Sources     164

Chapter 8—Research Reports
Lesson 1 What Makes a Good Research Report?    165
Lesson 2 Gathering and Organizing Information     166
Lesson 3 Citing Sources     167
Lesson 4 Varied Sentences     168
Lesson 5 Denotation and Connotation     169

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