English Grammar I provides an easy entry point for young students and ESL students to the structure and methodologies of English grammar usage and writing. Proper grammar usage is important for clear and effective expression. This Course covers the basic structural elements of grammar usage with an emphasis on usage in creative writing. Students are introduced to the nature and structure of simple sentences, basic uses of capitals and punctuation, the types of the most common parts of speech and how to use dictionaries and reference materials.
•Win/Mac Compatible •Lessons include: ◦Audio-supported instruction ◦Practice work ◦Writing activities ◦A quiz scored by the software •Use Unit Tests to: ◦Assess learning needs (pre-test) ◦Confirm learning gains (post-test) ◦Track progress with results (Windows Only) •This Course is also suitable for school networks, can integrate with district learning management systems and alternatively be taken online (www.corelearningonline.com) English Grammar I - List of Topics
•Unit 1: Sentence Development ◦Lesson 1: Making a Complete Sentence ◦Lesson 2: Nouns (Subject Parts) and Verbs (Predicate Parts) ◦Lesson 3: Four Kinds of Sentences ◦Lesson 4: Capitalization ◦Lesson 5: Paragraph Development
•Unit 2: More Capitalization ◦Lesson 1: Capitalize the First Word in a Sentence and the Pronoun I ◦Lesson 2: Capitalize Proper Nouns ◦Lesson 3: Capitalize Abbreviations, Titles of People, and Initials ◦Lesson 4: Capitalize Titles of Books (Works) ◦Lesson 5: Capitalize the First Word in Letter Parts, Outline Topics, and Every Line in a Poem ◦Lesson 6: Capitalize the First Word in a Direct Quote
•Unit 3: More Punctuation ◦Lesson 1: The Use of a Period in Titles, Initials, and Abbreviations ◦Lesson 2: The Use of Quotation Marks ◦Lesson 3: The Use of Commas in Addresses, Dates, and Letters ◦Lesson 4: The Use of Commas in a Series of Three or More Nouns or Verbs ◦Lesson 5: The Use of Commas with Phrases and Separating Simple Sentences ◦Lesson 6: Commas to Separate a Person Spoken to Directly, Conversation Words, Yes and No, and Well ◦Lesson 7: Possessive Nouns ◦Lesson 8: An Apostrophe in a Contraction
•Unit 4: More Parts of Speech ◦Lesson 1: Nouns, Proper Nouns, and Singular and Plural Nouns ◦Lesson 2: Pronouns, Subject Pronouns, and Possessive Pronouns ◦Lesson 3: Plural and Singular Possessive Nouns ◦Lesson 4: Verbs: Verb Tenses (Present, Past, and Future, and Present Perfect Verbs) ◦Lesson 5: Adjectives: Comparative, Superlative, and Ordering ◦Lesson 6: Adverbs
•Unit 5: Dictionary and Reference Materials ◦Lesson 1: Alphabetizing and Guide Words ◦Lesson 2: Forming Contractions or Compound Words from Two Words ◦Lesson 3: Common Prefixes and Suffixes ◦Lesson 4: Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homophones ◦Lesson 5: Fiction and Nonfiction Books ◦Lesson 6: Library Card Catalog: Title, Author, and Subject ◦Lesson 7: Using the Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Atlas, Almanac, and Other Reference Materials ◦Lesson 8: Using the Internet as a Reference