Sentence Dynamics: An English Skills Workbook
HarperCollins Publishers, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 180 pages
Through six editions, Sentence Dynamics has empowered students to overcome roadblocks to correct writing. The seventh edition continues this precedent; Here's how: Positive reinforcement provides encouragement of students' efforts. Scaffolded lessons help progressively develop students' grammar skills. An abundance of exercises in a variety of formats extends to multiple learning styles and provides different exposures to the grammar basics. Summary review exercises help with reinforcement of chapter instruction. A progress monitoring chart is provided so students can keep track of their scores on each quiz and writing assignment. New! Pretest and posttest diagnose students' grammar skills. Updated! A greater focus on troublesome topics provides greater detail and more exercises to help in areas where students experience the most difficulties. Book jacket.
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a/an adjectives adverbial connectives adverbs antecedent arrived auxiliary verb auxiliary verb once base form blanks check your answers check your sentences Circle the subjects Combined Sentence comma splices comparative complete sentence compound sentence compound subjects coordinating connective correct form dangling modifier dictionary direct object Example EXERCISE 1B following sentences group of words ideas Insert commas instructor will check irregular verbs joined Kite flying linking verbs look main clause main verb twice misplaced modifier Model Sentence noun markers parentheses park past participle past tense play players Practice Test prepositional phrases present tense problems pronoun punctuation questions Review of Lesson semicolon simple sentence subject and verb subordinate clause Summary of Chapter superlative swim television topic sentence Underline the auxiliary Underline the correct underline the verbs verbal phrase walk words in sentences Write five sentences zoos