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Ch 5: SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Phrases & Clauses

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Have your student watch these videos and complete the quizzes to help prepare for the SBA Grades 6-8 ELA assessment. In these videos we thoroughly cover clauses and phrases.

SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Phrases & Clauses - Chapter Summary

Here our experienced instructors explore the building-blocks of writing. Help your student prepare for the end-of-year Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA) for English Language Arts (ELA) in grades 6-8 by having them spend just 10 minutes a day in these information-dense, fun videos. The topics in these lessons include:

  • Defining clauses and phrases
  • Subordination and coordination of clauses
  • Combining independent and dependent clauses

You can assign these lessons as homework or complete them in class in a multi-platform English instruction program. The videos are designed to be memorable and engaging so students' retention of key topics is maximized. Each video is followed by a brief quiz to give your student a chance to become familiar with the kinds of questions they may be asked in the multiple-choice sections of the SBA. Teachers can use the lesson assignment function within the lesson interface to focus students on the areas in which they are struggling individually for additional practice.

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