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Mastering Grammar : Perfect for Ages 10-14 / Grades 6-8 (Practice Makes Perfect): Muschla, Gary Robert: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Mastering Grammar : Perfect for Ages 10-14 / Grades 6-8 (Practice Makes Perfect)
Mastering Grammar : Perfect for Ages 10-14 / Grades 6-8 (Practice Makes Perfect)
Publisher : McGraw-Hill
Published Date : 2010/10
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780071745475

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A22400000
Place of Publication: United States
Continuations: Monograph Series,any number
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Table of Contents
 
About This Book                                    ix
How to Use This Book                               xi
    Part 1 Sentences                               1  (26)
      Tip Sheet: Kinds and Structures of           2  (4)
      Sentences
        1.1 Lost Voyage (Recognizing Types of      3  (1)
        Sentences)
        1.2 Mystery Author (Understanding          4  (1)
        Sentence Structure, 1)
        1.3 Worthy of a Great King                 5  (1)
        (Understanding Sentence Structure, 2)
      Tip Sheet: Subjects and Predicates           6  (12)
        1.4 Famous Lady (Identifying Complete      7  (1)
        Subjects and Complete Predicates, 1)
        1.5 Greatest Cowboy (Identifying           8  (1)
        Complete Subjects and Complete
        Predicates, 2)
        1.6 Sense or Nonsense (Identifying         9  (1)
        Simple Subjects, 1)
        1.7 Not-So-Famous Horse (Identifying       10 (1)
        Simple Subjects, 2)
        1.8 First English Child of the New         11 (1)
        World (Identifying Simple Predicates, 1)
        1.9 Batter Up! (Identifying Simple         12 (1)
        Predicates, 2)
        1.10 Flying Disc (Identifying Simple       13 (1)
        Subjects and Simple Predicates, 1)
        1.11 Comics (Identifying Simple            14 (1)
        Subjects and Simple Predicates, 2)
        1.12 Holiday Report (Identifying           15 (1)
        Compound Subjects)
        1.13 Volleyball (Identifying Compound      16 (1)
        Predicates)
        1.14 Lightning Rod (Identifying            17 (1)
        Compound Subjects and Compound
        Predicates)
      Tip Sheet: Fragments and Run-On Sentences    18 (9)
        1.15 Lady Liberty (Recognizing Sentence    19 (1)
        Fragments)
        1.16 Bats (Recognizing Run-On Sentences)   20 (1)
        1.17 Reaching a Low Point (Recognizing     21 (1)
        Sentences, Fragments, and Run-Ons)
        1.18 Guiding Light (Review of              22 (1)
        Sentences, 1)
        1.19 Great Game (Review of Sentences, 2)   23 (1)
        1.20 Magician (Review of Sentences, 3)     24 (1)
        1.21 Presidential Photo (Review of         25 (2)
        Sentences, 4)
    Part 2 Nouns                                   27 (20)
      Tip Sheet: The Parts of Speech               28 (1)
      Tip Sheet: Nouns                             29 (6)
        2.1 Short Presidency (Identifying          30 (1)
        Nouns, 1
        2.2 Big Animal (Identifying Nouns, 2)      31 (1)
        2.3 Early Computer (Identifying Common     32 (1)
        and Proper Nouns)
        2.4 More Than an Inventor (Identifying     33 (1)
        Plural Nouns, 1)
        2.5 Early Flyers (Identifying Plural       34 (1)
        Nouns, 2)
      Tip Sheet: Irregular Nouns                   35 (3)
        2.6 Paying for Parking (Identifying        36 (1)
        Irregular Plural Nouns, 1)
        2.7 Unofficial National Anthem             37 (1)
        (Identifying Irregular Plural Nouns, 2)
      Tip Sheet: Possessive Nouns                  38 (9)
        2.8 Superparents (Understanding            39 (1)
        Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns, 1)
        2.9 Great Organization (Understanding      40 (1)
        Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns, 2)
        2.10 Final Frontier (Understanding         41 (1)
        Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns, 3)
        2.11 Seventh Planet (Review of Nouns, 1)   42 (1)
        2.12 Food for a Hearty Breakfast           43 (1)
        (Review of Nouns, 2)
        2.13 Walking on Four Feet (Review of       44 (1)
        Nouns, 3)
        2.14 Baseball Poem (Review of Nouns, 4)    45 (2)
    Part 3 Verbs                                   47 (40)
      Tip Sheet: Two Kinds of Verbs                48 (11)
        3.1 Legendary Schoolteacher                49 (1)
        (Identifying Action Verbs, 1)
        3.2 Special Group of Animals               50 (1)
        (Identifying Action Verbs, 2)
        3.3 Getting Goosebumps (Identifying        51 (1)
        Action Verbs, 3)
        3.4 Start of a Great Career                52 (1)
        (Identifying Verb Phrases, 1)
        3.5 Unusual Mammal (Identifying Verb       53 (1)
        Phrases, 2)
        3.6 Extinct Bird (Identifying Linking      54 (1)
        Verbs, 1)
        3.7 Not Quite Baseball (Identifying        55 (1)
        Linking Verbs, 2)
        3.8 Famous Engineer (Identifying Action    56 (1)
        and Linking Verbs, 1)
        3.9 Speaking Of...(Identifying Action      57 (1)
        and Linking Verbs, 2)
        3.10 Name Change (Identifying Action       58 (1)
        and Linking Verbs, 3)
      Tip Sheet: Direct and Indirect Objects       59 (6)
        3.11 Sharing Traits (Identifying Direct    60 (1)
        Objects, 1)
        3.12 Fish Story (Identifying Direct        61 (1)
        Objects, 2)
        3.13 Iron Ships (Identifying Indirect      62 (1)
        Objects, 1)
        3.14 Miniature Golf (Identifying           63 (1)
        Indirect Objects, 2)
        3.15 Important Invention (Identifying      64 (1)
        Direct and Indirect Objects)
      Tip Sheet: Predicate Nominatives and         65 (5)
      Predicate Adjectives
        3.16 The White House (Identifying          66 (1)
        Predicate Nominatives)
        3.17 Home of the Gods (Identifying         67 (1)
        Predicate Adjectives)
        3.18 Magical Land (Identifying             68 (1)
        Predicate Nominatives and Predicate
        Adjectives)
        3.19 Starry Night (Recognizing             69 (1)
        Contractions with Verbs)
      Tip Sheet: Verb Tenses                       70 (3)
        3.20 A First in Space (Identifying         71 (1)
        Simple Verb Tenses: Past, Present, and
        Future)
        3.21 Patriotic Woman (Identifying          72 (1)
        Simple and Perfect Verb Tenses)
      Tip Sheet: Regular and Irregular Verbs       73 (5)
        3.22 Special Eyes (Understanding           74 (1)
        Irregular Verbs, 1)
        3.23 Unusual Creature (Understanding       75 (1)
        Irregular Verbs, 2)
        3.24 Out of This World (Understanding      76 (1)
        Irregular Verbs, 3)
        3.25 Office Essential (Understanding       77 (1)
        Irregular Verbs, 4)
      Tip Sheet: Agreement Between Subjects and    78 (9)
      Verbs
        3.26 Old Writing (Understanding Subject    79 (1)
        and Verb Agreement, 1)
        3.27 Time to Wake Up (Understanding        80 (1)
        Subject and Verb Agreement, 2)
        3.28 Tasty Treat (Understanding Subject    81 (1)
        and Verb Agreement, 3)
        3.29 Famous Cartoon Character              82 (1)
        (Understanding Subject and Verb
        Agreement, 4)
        3.30 First Vaccine (Review of Verbs, 1)    83 (1)
        3.31 Great Inventor (Review of Verbs, 2)   84 (1)
        3.32 High Point in Europe (Review of       85 (2)
        Verbs and Related Words)
    Part 4 Pronouns                                87 (26)
      Tip Sheet: Pronouns                          88 (5)
        4.1 Long-Distance Speedster                89 (1)
        (Identifying Pronouns, 1)
        4.2 Ancient Scientist (Identifying         90 (1)
        Pronouns, 2)
        4.3 Strike Up the Band! (Identifying       91 (1)
        Pronouns, 3)
        4.4 Medical Breakthrough (Identifying      92 (1)
        Antecedents)
      Tip Sheet: Subject and Object Pronouns       93 (3)
        4.5 Far Below Sea Level (Identifying       94 (1)
        Subject Pronouns)
        4.6 Speedy Bird (Identifying Object        95 (1)
        Pronouns)
      Tip Sheet: Avoiding Mistakes with Subject    96 (4)
      and Object Pronouns
        4.7 Big Change (Understanding Subject      97 (1)
        and Object Pronouns, 1)
        4.8 Famous Cow (Understanding Subject      98 (1)
        and Object Pronouns, 2)
        4.9 Wizard's Wand (Understanding           99 (1)
        Subject and Object Pronouns, 3)
      Tip Sheet: Who and Whom                      100(2)
        4.10 Designer of Dolls (Understanding      101(1)
        Who and Whom)
      Tip Sheet: Possessive Pronouns               102(11)
        4.11 First Ford (Identifying Possessive    103(1)
        Pronouns, 1)
        4.12 Long Life (Identifying Possessive     104(1)
        Pronouns, 2)
        4.13 Out in the Wilderness (Identifying    105(1)
        Possessive Pronouns, 3)
        4.14 Towering Volcano (Understanding       106(1)
        Pronoun Contractions)
        4.15 Up, Down, and Around (Identifying     107(1)
        Indefinite Pronouns, 1)
        4.16 Strange Creature (Identifying         108(1)
        Indefinite Pronouns, 2)
        4.17 Stronger Than Steel (Review of        109(1)
        Pronouns, 1)
        4.18 Special Treat (Review of Pronouns,    110(1)
        2)
        4.19 Sharp-Eyed Dog (Review of             111(2)
        Pronouns, 3)
    Part 5 Adjectives                              113(14)
      Tip Sheet: Adjectives                        114(5)
        5.1 Time for Books (Identifying            115(1)
        Adjectives, 1)
        5.2 Up and Around (Identifying             116(1)
        Adjectives, 2)
        5.3 Special Soft Drink (Identifying        117(1)
        Adjectives, 3)
        5.4 Common Trait (Identifying Proper       118(1)
        Adjectives)
      Tip Sheet: Comparison of Adjectives          119(8)
        5.5 Discoverer of the Circulatory          120(1)
        System (Understanding Comparison of
        Adjectives, 1)
        5.6 Slow Grower (Understanding             121(1)
        Comparison of Adjectives, 2)
        5.7 High-Protein Food (Understanding       122(1)
        Comparison of Adjectives, 3)
        5.8 Galileo Galilei (Review of             123(1)
        Adjectives, 1)
        5.9 A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words    124(1)
        (Review of Adjectives, 2)
        5.10 Impressive Moon (Review of            125(2)
        Adjectives, 3)
    Part 6 Adverbs                                 127(16)
      Tip Sheet: Adverbs                           128(4)
        6.1 Do You Have a Middle Name?             129(1)
        (Identifying Adverbs, 1)
        6.2 Just the Average Person                130(1)
        (Identifying Adverbs, 2)
        6.3 Snakes (Identifying Adverbs, 3)        131(1)
      Tip Sheet: Comparison of Adverbs             132(4)
        6.4 Walking Fish (Understanding            133(1)
        Comparison of Adverbs, 1)
        6.5 Animal or Vegetable? (Understanding    134(1)
        Comparison of Adverbs, 2)
        6.6 Super Hearing (Understanding           135(1)
        Comparison of Adverbs, 3)
      Tip Sheet: Double Negatives                  136(7)
        6.7 Move Over, Rover (Recognizing          137(1)
        Double Negatives, 1)
        6.8 Slow-Moving Animal (Recognizing        138(1)
        Double Negatives, 2)
        6.9 Gazing at the Stars (Review of         139(1)
        Adverbs, 1)
        6.10 Revolutionary General (Review of      140(1)
        Adverbs, 2)
        6.11 Biggest Deer in America (Review of    141(2)
        Adverbs, 3)
    Part 7 Prepositions, Conjunctions, and         143(20)
    Interjections
      Tip Sheet: Prepositions and Prepositional    144(5)
      Phrases
        7.1 Lady's First (Identifying              145(1)
        Prepositions, 1)
        7.2 Super Winds (Identifying               146(1)
        Prepositions, 2)
        7.3 Brain Power (Identifying               147(1)
        Prepositional Phrases)
        7.4 Long-Tailed Mammal (Identifying        148(1)
        Objects of Prepositions)
      Tip Sheet: Prepositional Phrases as          149(4)
      Adjectives and Adverbs
        7.5 Measuring the Earth's Circumference    150(1)
        (Identifying Adjective Phrases)
        7.6 Unique Weather Phenomenon              151(1)
        (Identifying Adverb Phrases)
        7.7 Watch Out for High Tide                152(1)
        (Identifying Adjective and Adverb
        Phrases)
      Tip Sheet: Conjunctions                      153(3)
        7.8 A Lot of Snow (Identifying             154(1)
        Conjunctions, 1)
        7.9 Poison Ivy (Identifying                155(1)
        Conjunctions, 2)
      Tip Sheet: Interjections                     156(7)
        7.10 Spinning Round and Round              157(1)
        (Identifying Interjections)
        7.11 Unusual Bird (Review of               158(1)
        Prepositions)
        7.12 Fresh Water (Review of                159(1)
        Prepositional Phrases as Adjectives and
        Adverbs)
        7.13 Very Old Fish (Review of              160(1)
        Prepositions, Conjunctions, and
        Interjections)
        7.14 Making Waves (Review of Parts of      161(2)
        Speech)
    Part 8 Punctuation and Capitalization          163(46)
      Tip Sheet: Abbreviations                     164(3)
        8.1 High-Speed Diver (Understanding        165(1)
        Abbreviations, 1)
        8.2 Inventor of the Popsicle               166(1)
        (Understanding Abbreviations, 2)
      Tip Sheet: End Punctuation and Periods       167(2)
        8.3 Long-Distance Flyers (Understanding    168(1)
        End Punctuation)
      Tip Sheet: Commas                            169(5)
        8.4 Visiting Paris (Understanding          171(1)
        Commas)
        8.5 Continental City (Understanding End    172(1)
        Punctuation and Commas, 1)
        8.6 Biggest Island (Understanding End      173(1)
        Punctuation and Commas, 2)
      Tip Sheet: Colons and Semicolons             174(2)
        8.7 Name Change (Understanding Colons      175(1)
        and Semicolons)
      Tip Sheet: Apostrophes                       176(4)
        8.8 Independence (Understanding            177(1)
        Apostrophes, 1)
        8.9 Famous Battle (Understanding           178(1)
        Apostrophes, 2)
        8.10 By Another Name (Understanding        179(1)
        Apostrophes, 3)
      Tip Sheet: Quotation Marks                   180(4)
        8.11 Icy Fog (Understanding Quotation      181(1)
        Marks, 1)
        8.12 Women and Voting (Understanding       182(1)
        Quotation Marks, 2)
        8.13 New World Explorer (Understanding     183(1)
        Quotation Marks, 3)
      Tip Sheet: Italics                           184(16)
        8.14 Born at Sea (Understanding            185(1)
        Italics, 1)
        8.15 Moonless Planets (Understanding       186(1)
        Italics, 2)
        8.16 Bird-Eating Bug (Understanding        187(1)
        Quotation Marks and Italics, 1)
        8.17 One of the First Systems of           188(1)
        Writing (Understanding Quotation Marks
        and Italics, 2)
        8.18 Side by Side (Understanding           189(1)
        Quotation Marks and Italics, 3)
        8.19 Nation's Capital (Review of           190(1)
        Punctuation, 1)
        8.20 Keeping Warm (Review of               191(1)
        Punctuation, 2)
        8.21 A Lot of Water (Review of             192(1)
        Punctuation, 3)
        8.22 Tornado State (Review of              193(1)
        Punctuation, 4)
        8.23 Theodore Roosevelt (Review of         194(1)
        Punctuation, 5)
        8.24 Big Trees (Review of Punctuation,     195(1)
        6)
        8.25 Voyage to the New World (Review of    196(1)
        Punctuation, 7)
        8.26 Great Buy (Review of Punctuation,     197(1)
        8)
        8.27 Oceania (Review of Punctuation, 9)    198(1)
        8.28 Southern Capital (Review of           199(1)
        Punctuation, 10)
      Tip Sheet: Capitalization                    200(9)
        8.29 Low-Lying Land (Understanding         202(1)
        Capitalization, 1)
        8.30 Heading West! (Understanding          203(1)
        Capitalization, 2)
        8.31 Country with Many Islands             204(1)
        (Understanding Capitalization, 3)
        8.32 L. M. Montgomery (Understanding       205(1)
        Capitalization, 4)
        8.33 Icy City (Understanding               206(1)
        Capitalization, 5)
        8.34 Spinning Straw into Gold (Review      207(2)
        of Capitalization)
    Part 9 Usage and Proofreading                  209(20)
      Tip Sheet: Confusing Words                   210(10)
        9.1 Flying Across the Atlantic             214(1)
        (Understanding Confusing Words, 1)
        9.2 Green Plants (Understanding            215(1)
        Confusing Words, 2)
        9.3 What Am I Now? (Understanding          216(1)
        Confusing Words, 3)
        9.4 Sunny City (Understanding Confusing    217(1)
        Words, 4)
        9.5 Yerba Buena (Understanding             218(1)
        Confusing Words, 5)
        9.6 Key to Ancient Writing                 219(1)
        (Understanding Confusing Words, 6)
      Tip Sheet: Proofreading for Mistakes in      220(9)
      Grammar
        9.7 Giant Lizard (Finding Mistakes in      221(1)
        Grammar, 1)
        9.8 Pseudonym of a Famous Author           222(1)
        (Finding Mistakes in Grammar, 2)
        9.9 Capital of the North (Finding          223(1)
        Mistakes in Grammar, 3)
        9.10 Ancient Historian (Finding            224(1)
        Mistakes in Grammar, 4)
        9.11 Major Volcanic Eruption (Finding      225(1)
        Mistakes in Grammar, 5)
        9.12 Delightful Idea (Finding Mistakes     226(1)
        in Grammar, 6)
        9.13 Important Words (Finding Mistakes     227(1)
        in Grammar, 7)
        9.14 A Puzzle About You (Finding           228(1)
        Mistakes in Grammar, 8)
Answer Key                                         229
 

Helpful instruction and plenty of practice for your child to understand the basics of grammar and vocabulary Understanding grammar is essential for your child to speak and write with competence and clarity. Practice Makes Perfect: Exploring Grammar gives your child bite-sized explanations of grammar and vocabulary, with engaging exercises that keep her or him motivated and excited to learn. They can practice the grammar skills that are challenging, polish skills they've mastered, and stretch themselves to explore skills they have not yet attempted. This title features 170 activities (plus answer key) that increase in difficulty as your child proceeds through the book. This book is appropriate for a 6th grade student working above his or her grade level, or as a great review and practice for a struggling 7th or 8th grader.Your student will learn how to: Recognize types of sentences Understand sentence structure Identify parts of speech Use punctuation and capitalization together Find her or his own grammar mistakes Topics include: Sentences, Nouns, Verbs, Pronouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions and Interjections, Punctuation and Capitalization,Usage and Proofreading