For the eighth grade

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Ginn and Company, 1941 - English language
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Contents

LOOKING FORWARD AGAIN
1
Studying a Poets Word to Young America
7
Studying Some Examples of Short Stories
13
Writing the Best Possible Short and Pointed Story
20
Studying an Outline of Several Paragraphs
27
Planning Outlining and Giving a WellOrganized Com
33
Showing Improvement in Giving Clear and Adequate
42
exercise page
43
Recognizing Adverbs
180
Summing Up What You Have Learned about Parts
190
VOCABULARY
191
Finding Substitutes for Overworked Adjectives
198
Memorizing a Poets Vivid WordPicture
204
Criticizing Speech for Verbs Pronouns Adjectives
214
Criticizing Written Work for Other Classes
224
Recognizing and Punctuating Appositive Phrases
233

DESCRIBING PERSONS INTERESTINGLY
51
Reviewing Nouns and Pronouns and Writing Some Sen
57
MAKING ENGLISH WORK COUNT
63
Reviewing Verbs Verb Phrases and Verbals and Noting
72
Seeing Some Important Habits to be Gained in All Classes
79
Summarizing the Facts in Grammar Learned thus Far
88
exercise page
95
MAKING THE MOST OF AN IDEA
101
Studying the Use of Adjuncts in Themes
107
Getting Rid of Useless Adjuncts Adjective and Adverbial
114
Summing up Briefly the Facts about Adjuncts
120
UNDERSTANDING AND MAKING DIF
128
Classifying Sentences
135
exercise page
142
Convincing Your Hearers
148
REVIEWING
157
MAKING AN ACCOUNT OF THE DAYS
166
Analyzing Sentences That Chronicle a Boys Feelings
172
Using Various Kinds of Phrases
241
Using Words Sincerely
247
SHOWING CHARACTER IN CONVERSATION
256
Reviewing Form in Conversation and Writing a Conver
263
KEEPING A DEFINITE POINT OF VIEW
276
Keeping the Grammatical Point of View
283
MASTERING THE ORDINARY USES
290
Making Pronouns Agree with Their Antecedents in Num
296
Writing the Best Possible Letter of Application
303
exercise page
307
Reviewing Important Points in Grammar
313
APPENDIX A A Speech Gauge
321
Capitalization Punctuation antj Spelling
328
LetterWriting
345
APPENDIX E Grammar
351
APPENDIX F Outline and Paragraphs
403
APPENDIX G Larger Problems for Individual or Group
412

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