Applied Grammar

Elementary Level II

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

    METHODS

    MATERIALS NEEDED

     RATIONALE

SECTION 1:

In this section, the basic parts of speech will be reviewed. Compound sentences, compound subjects, and compound predicates will be introduced. Students will learn the coordinating conjunctions and practice writing using the different compound sentence structures. Students will learn to understand the meanings of the different coordinating conjunctions in order to use them properly in their writing. Students will begin creating a game of matching vocabulary cards.

    LESSON 1            Coordinating Conjunctions/Compound Sentences Using and

    LESSON 2             Compound Sentences Using but

    LESSON 3             Compound Sentences Using so

    LESSON 4             Compound Sentences Using yet and for

    LESSON 5             Writing Practice

    LESSON 6             Compound Sentences Using or

    LESSON 7             Compound Subjects; Commas in a List

    LESSON 8             Compound Predicates

    LESSON 9             Review of Compound structures; Coordinating Conjunctions

    LESSON 10           Writing Prompt

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SECTION 2:

In this section, the student will learn to determine if and when they have created a run-on sentence. The student will continue to add new vocabulary to their Vocabulary Matching Game. The student will learn what a subordinating conjunction is, how to punctuate it in a sentence, and how to use each of the most commonly used subordinating conjunctions.

    LESSON 11           Run-on-Sentences

    LESSON 12           Subordinating Conjunctions: Using Because

    LESSON 13           after, before, and until

    LESSON 14           even though, as though, although, though

    LESSON 15           when, while, where as, where

    LESSON 16           as if, in order that, so that

    LESSON 17           as, if, whether, since, unless, whenever, where ever

    LESSON 18           rather than, why

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SECTION 3:

In this section, the student will learn about pronouns and nouns that act as adjectives, and indefinite pronouns. They will learn to be comfortable writing conversation, using commas, linking verbs and infinitives.

    LESSON 19          Pronouns and Nouns acting as Adjectives

    LESSON 20         Indefinite Pronouns

    LESSON 21           Writing Prompt

    LESSON 22           Writing Conversation

    LESSON 23           Comma Rules

    LESSON 24           Linking Verbs

    LESSON 25            Infinitives

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SECTION 4:

In this section, the student will learn what Conjunctive Adverbs are. They will learn what they mean and how to use them in their writing. They will learn proper punctuation when using conjunctive adverbs.

    LESSON 26           Conjunctive Adverbs

    LESSON 27           Using also, anyway, besides

    LESSON 28           Using certainly, instead, likewise, subsequently, finally, therefore,

                                 furthermore, hence, however, afterwards, meanwhile

    LESSON 29            Incidentally, indeed, otherwise, similarly, still, then, moreover, nevertheless,

                                 next, nonetheless, consequently, conversely, specifically, thus

    LESSON 30           Writing Prompt

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SECTION 5:

In this section the student will learn to use Conjunctive Adverbial Phrases, Correlative Conjunctions, Noun Clauses, and Active and Passive Voice.

     LESSON 31           Conjunctive Adverbial Phrases

    LESSON 32           Correlative Conjunctions

    LESSON 33           Noun Clauses

    LESSON 34           Active and Passive Voice

    LESSON 35           Writing Prompt

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APPENDIX:

    LIST OF WRITING PROMPTS

    SAMPLE OUTLINES

    ANSWER KEY

    EDITING CHECKLIST

    COMMON ERRORS

    COLOR CODE

    LIST OF ACTIVITIES

    HOW TO DIAGRAM

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