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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a grammar usage unit of a standard 9th grade English course. Topics covered include:
- Subject-verb agreement error identification
- Verb tense error identification
- Singular and plural pronoun error identification
1. Identifying Subject-Verb Agreement Errors
It's important that the subject and verb in every sentence agree in number. While it's often easy to make this happen, there are a few situations in which it can be tricky to achieve subject-verb agreement. This lesson explains how you can be sure to pair the right verb with a subject.
2. Identifying Errors of Verb Tense
In order to identify verb tense errors, you'll need to learn about the six verb tenses and how they differ. Once you know how to look for them, problematic shifts in verb tenses can be spotted and avoided easily.
3. Identifying Errors of Singular and Plural Pronouns
It's sometimes not completely clear at first whether a singular or plural pronoun is necessary in a sentence. This lesson covers those confusing situations and explains how to be sure that you're using the right pronoun.
4. Complete Subject: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will look at the complete subject of a sentence. The complete subject is more than just one word; it also includes all of the words that modify the subject.
5. What Is a Root Word? - Definition & Examples
Words are arguably the basis of our entire language. However, understanding all the parts of words can be difficult. Read this lesson to discover how we use root words.
6. Portmanteau Words: Definition & Examples
This lesson will teach you all about having fun with the English language through portmanteau! Portmanteau is the art of blending two or more words together to make a new word with its own special meaning. So chillax, sit back and follow along as we explore the meaning of portmanteau, its function and examples used today. Let's unpack our writing suitcase to discover a technique that may not be so new to you, after all!
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Other chapters within the 9th Grade English: Help and Review course
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- American Short Stories for 9th Grade: Help and Review
- Ancient Literature for 9th Grade: Help and Review
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- Contemporary Fiction for 9th Grade: Help and Review
- 9th Grade Dramatic Literature: Help and Review
- Drama for 9th Grade: Help and Review
- Poetry for 9th Grade: Help and Review
- 9th Grade Literary Terms: Help and Review
- Text Analysis and Close Reading in 9th Grade: Help and Review
- Introduction to High School Writing: Help and Review
- 9th Grade Essay Basics: Types of Essay: Help and Review
- The Writing Process for 9th Grade: Help and Review
- Conventions in 9th Grade Writing: Grammar: Help and Review
- Using Source Materials in 9th Grade English: Help and Review
- Elements of 9th Grade Grammar: Help and Review
- Punctuation in 9th Grade Writing: Help and Review