Type:

Full Course

Description:

This collection contains resources for teaching about grammar. These resources include a game, a test, a review sheet, a quiz, a grading sheet, and information on nouns, pronouns, verbs, parts of speech, complements, direct objects, and indirect objects.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Listening & Speaking
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension
  • Language Arts > Research
  • Language Arts > Spelling
  • Language Arts > Story Telling
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary
  • Language Arts > Writing
  • Social Studies > General
  • World Languages > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

edgar

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
Update Standards?

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.8: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and over-reliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.9a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Apply grades 11—12 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics").

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.9b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Apply grades 11—12 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning [e.g., in U.S. Supreme Court Case majority opinions and dissents] and the premises, purposes, and arguments in works of public advocacy [e.g., The Federalist, presidential addresses]").

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) in order to make informed decisions and solve problems, evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source and noting any discrepancies among the data.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning, alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a range of formal and informal tasks.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.2a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Observe hyphenation conventions.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.2b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Spell correctly.

LA.11.11.4.1: English/Language Arts

Discuss ideas for writing with classmates, teachers, and other writers.

LA.11.11.4.2: English/Language Arts

Demonstrate an understanding of the elements of discourse, such as purpose, speaker, audience, and form, when completing narrative, expository, persuasive, or descriptive writing assignments.

LA.11.11.4.3: English/Language Arts

Use point of view, characterization, style, and related elements for specific narrative and aesthetic (artistic) purposes.

LA.11.11.4.4: English/Language Arts

Structure ideas and arguments in a sustained and persuasive way and support them with precise and relevant examples.

LA.11.11.4.5: English/Language Arts

Enhance meaning using rhetorical devices, including the extended use of parallelism, repetition, and analogy and the issuance of a call for action.

LA.11.11.4.6: English/Language Arts

Use language in creative and vivid ways to establish a specific tone.

LA.11.11.4.7: English/Language Arts

Develop presentations using clear research questions and creative and critical research strategies, such as conducting field studies, interviews, and experiments; researching oral histories; and using Internet sources.

LA.11.11.4.8: English/Language Arts

Use systematic strategies to organize and record information, such as anecdotal scripting or annotated bibliographies.

LA.11.11.4.9: English/Language Arts

Use a computer to integrate databases, pictures and graphics, and spreadsheets into word-processed documents.

LA.11.11.4.13: English/Language Arts

Integrate quotations and citations into a written text while maintaining the flow of ideas.

LA.11.11.4.10: English/Language Arts

Review, evaluate, and revise writing for meaning, clarity, achievement of purpose, and mechanics.

LA.11.11.4.11: English/Language Arts

Edit and proofread one's own writing, as well as that of others, using an editing checklist.

LA.11.11.4.12: English/Language Arts

Revise text to highlight the individual voice, improve sentence variety and style, and enhance subtlety of meaning and tone in ways that are consistent with the purpose, audience, and form of writing.

LA.11.11.5.1.a: English/Language Arts

narrate a sequence of events and communicate their significance to the audience.

LA.11.11.5.1.b: English/Language Arts

locate scenes and incidents in specific places.

LA.11.11.5.1.c: English/Language Arts

describe with specific details the sights, sounds, and smells of a scene and the specific actions, movements, gestures, and feelings of the characters; in the case of autobiography or fiction, use interior monologue (what the character says silently to self) to show the character's feelings.

LA.11.11.5.1.d: English/Language Arts

pace the presentation of actions to accommodate changes in time and mood.

LA.11.11.5.2.a: English/Language Arts

demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the significant ideas in works or passages.

LA.11.11.5.2.b: English/Language Arts

analyze the use of imagery, language, universal themes, and unique aspects of the text.

LA.11.11.5.2.c: English/Language Arts

support statements with evidence from the text.

LA.11.11.5.2.d: English/Language Arts

demonstrate an understanding of the author's style and an appreciation of the effects created.

LA.11.11.5.2.e: English/Language Arts

identify and assess the impact of perceived ambiguities, nuances, and complexities within the text.

LA.11.11.5.9.a: English/Language Arts

develops a thesis.

LA.11.11.5.9.b: English/Language Arts

creates an organizing structure appropriate to purpose, audience, and context.

LA.11.11.5.9.c: English/Language Arts

includes accurate information from primary and secondary sources and excludes extraneous information.

LA.11.11.5.9.d: English/Language Arts

makes valid inferences.

LA.11.11.5.9.e: English/Language Arts

supports judgments with relevant and substantial evidence and well-chosen details.

LA.11.11.5.9.f: English/Language Arts

uses technical terms and notations correctly.

LA.11.11.5.9.g: English/Language Arts

provides a coherent conclusion.

LA.11.11.5.3.a: English/Language Arts

explore the significance of personal experiences, events, conditions, or concerns by using rhetorical strategies, including narration, description, exposition, and persuasion.

LA.11.11.5.3.b: English/Language Arts

draw comparisons between specific incidents and broader themes that illustrate the writer's important beliefs or generalizations about life.

LA.11.11.5.3.c: English/Language Arts

maintain a balance in describing individual events and relating those events to more general and abstract ideas.

LA.11.11.5.4.a: English/Language Arts

use exposition, narration, description, argumentation, or some combination of rhetorical strategies to support the main argument.

LA.11.11.5.4.b: English/Language Arts

analyze several historical records of a single event, examining critical relationships between elements of the topic.

LA.11.11.5.4.c: English/Language Arts

explain the perceived reason or reasons for the similarities and differences in historical records with information derived from primary and secondary sources to support or enhance the presentation.

LA.11.11.5.4.d: English/Language Arts

include information from all relevant perspectives and take into consideration the validity and reliability of sources.

LA.11.11.5.4.e: English/Language Arts

include a formal bibliography.

LA.11.11.5.5.a: English/Language Arts

provide clear and purposeful information and address the intended audience appropriately.

LA.11.11.5.5.b: English/Language Arts

use varied levels, patterns, and types of language to achieve intended effects and aid comprehension.

LA.11.11.5.5.c: English/Language Arts

modify the tone to fit the purpose and audience.

LA.11.11.5.5.d: English/Language Arts

follow the conventional style for that type of document (a résumé or cover letter of application) and use page formats, fonts (typeface), and spacing that contribute to the readability and impact of the document.

LA.11.11.5.6: English/Language Arts

Use varied and extended vocabulary, appropriate for specific forms and topics.

LA.11.11.5.7: English/Language Arts

Use precise technical or scientific language when appropriate for topic and audience.

LA.11.11.5.8.a: English/Language Arts

combine text, images, and sound and draw information from many sources, including television broadcasts, videos, films, newspapers, magazines, CD-ROMs, the Internet, and electronic media-generated images.

LA.11.11.5.8.b: English/Language Arts

select an appropriate medium for each element of the presentation.

LA.11.11.5.8.c: English/Language Arts

use the selected media skillfully, editing appropriately, and monitoring for quality.

LA.11.11.5.8.d: English/Language Arts

test the audience's response and revise the presentation accordingly.

LA.11.11.5.10.a: English/Language Arts

uses information from a variety of sources (books, technology, multimedia), distinguishes between primary and secondary documents, and documents sources independently by using a consistent format for citations.

LA.11.11.5.10.b: English/Language Arts

synthesizes information gathered from a variety of sources, including technology and one's own research, and evaluates information for its relevance to the research questions.

LA.11.11.5.10.c: English/Language Arts

demonstrates that information that has been gathered has been summarized, that the topic has been refined through this process, and that conclusions have been drawn from synthesizing information.

LA.11.11.5.10.d: English/Language Arts

demonstrates that sources have been evaluated for accuracy, bias, and credibility.

LA.11.11.5.10.e: English/Language Arts

incorporates numeric data, charts, tables, and graphs.

LA.11.11.5.10.f: English/Language Arts

organizes information by classifying, categorizing, and sequencing, and demonstrates the distinction between one's own ideas from the ideas of others, and includes a bibliography (Works Cited).

LA.11.11.6.1: English/Language Arts

Demonstrate control of grammar, diction, paragraph and sentence structure, and an understanding of English usage.

LA.11.11.6.2: English/Language Arts

Produce writing that shows accurate spelling and correct punctuation and capitalization.

LA.11.11.6.3: English/Language Arts

Apply appropriate manuscript conventions in writing - including title page presentation, pagination, spacing, and margins - and integration of source and support material by citing sources within the text, using direct quotations, and paraphrasing.

LA.11.11.6.4: English/Language Arts

Identify and correctly use clauses, both main and subordinate; phrases, including gerund, infinitive, and participial; and the mechanics of punctuation, such as semicolons, colons, ellipses, and hyphens.

LA.11-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.4: English Language Arts/Literacy

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

LA.11-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.7: English Language Arts/Literacy

Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

LA.11-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.8: English Language Arts/Literacy

Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and over reliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.

LA.11-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.9a: English Language Arts/Literacy

Apply grades 11?12 Reading standards to literature (e.g., ?Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics?).

LA.11-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.9b: English Language Arts/Literacy

Apply grades 11?12 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., ?Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning [e.g., in U.S. Supreme Court Case majority opinions and dissents] and the premises, purposes, and arguments in works of public advocacy [e.g., The Federalist, presidential addresses]?).

LA.11-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1c: English Language Arts/Literacy

Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.

LA.11-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.2: English Language Arts/Literacy

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) in order to make informed decisions and solve problems, evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source and noting any discrepancies among the data.

LA.11-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.4: English Language Arts/Literacy

Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning, alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a range of formal and informal tasks.

LA.11-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.2a: English Language Arts/Literacy

Observe hyphenation conventions.

LA.11-12.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.2b: English Language Arts/Literacy

Spell correctly.
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2008-06-25.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This is an extremely rich resource offering a complete unit on teaching grammar in a fun way. The content is correct, thorough and appropriate. Inclusion of a version of Mad Libs and a project requiring students to collaborate in a small group presentation offers as much creativity for teaching grammar as possible. A humorous poem in worksheet form makes the lesson engaging and interesting. A scoring guide for the presentation makes the unit meaningful and understandable to students. Multiple strategies are used to enhance the content of this unit.
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