Give your seventh-graders the focused language arts practice they need to keep their language skills sharp.
36 weeks of practice covers standards-based skills such as:
Vocabulary/Word Study • affixes • analogies • base/root words • figurative language • homophones • idioms • spelling
Punctuation • punctuation: end of sentence, dialogue, letters, and run-on sentences • apostrophes: contractions and possessives • commas: series, dates, addresses, direct address/interjections, and compound and complex sentences • semicolons
Capitalization • beginning of sentence • books, songs, and poems • proper nouns
Grammar and Usage • correct article, adjective, adverb, conjunction • easily confused words • sentences: parts, types, structure, fragments, and combining • verbs: parts, tense, agreement with subject, usage, and spelling • nouns: singular/plural, possessive, and proper • pronouns: subject/object, possessive, and antecedents • prepositional phrases/prepositions/objects of a preposition • double negatives
Other Skills • dictionary guide words • syllabication • outlines