Elements of Language: 7th Grade - Correcting Common Errors (Ch. 26)
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[FROM THE TEXT]
This chapter reviews key skills and concepts that pose special problems for writers: * Sentence Fragments and Run-on Sentences * Subject-Verb Agreement * Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement * Verb Forms * Pronoun Forms * Comparison and Placement of Modifiers * Double Negatives * Standard Usage * Capitalization * Punctuation—Commas, End Marks, Semicolons, Colons, Quotation Marks, and Apostrophes * Spelling. Most of the exercises in this chapter follow the same format as the exercises found throughout the grammar, usage, and mechanics sections of this book. You will notice, however, that two sets of review exercises are presented in standardized test formats. These exercises are designed to provide you with practice not only in solving usage and mechanics problems but also in dealing with these kinds of problems on standardized tests.
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This online version of “Elements of Language” features your textbook and a variety of interactive activities. The First course is aimed at Seventh Graders. The Elements of Language Online Edition offers activities from these workbooks: * Communications * Sentences and Paragraphs * Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Language Skills Practice * Chapter Tests in Standardized Test Formats. It provides practical teaching strategies, differentiated instruction, and engaging presentation tools that offer more ways to reach more students than ever before.