Ch 15: Conventions in 9th Grade Writing: Grammar: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Conventions in 9th Grade Writing: Grammar chapter of this 9th Grade English Help and Review course is the simplest way to master grammar conventions in 9th grade writing. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of grammar conventions in 9th grade writing.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering 9th grade English material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn 9th grade English. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding parallelism or grammar conventions in 9th grade writing
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning English (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about grammar conventions in 9th grade writing
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra English learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the conventions in 9th grade writing: grammar chapter exam.

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Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a grammar conventions in writing unit of a standard 9th grade English course. Topics covered include:

  • Independent and dependent clauses
  • Comma usage
  • Parallelism
  • Identifying the subject of a sentence
  • Subject-verb agreement

13 Lessons in Chapter 15: Conventions in 9th Grade Writing: Grammar: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences

1. Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences

Sentences that aren't parallel sound funny, even if they look perfectly correct at first glance. Learn what makes a sentence parallel, how to revise a sentence to make it parallel, and how to write beautiful, balanced sentences of your own.

What Are Personal Pronouns?

2. What Are Personal Pronouns?

Pronouns are great for making sure debaters don't have to keep repeating the other guy's name over and over again, but they have many other uses too! In fact, pronouns, you could say, make reading readable. In part one, we'll cover personal pronouns and how they're used before moving on to more esoteric varieties.

Pronouns: Relative, Reflexive, Interrogative & Possessive

3. Pronouns: Relative, Reflexive, Interrogative & Possessive

In this lesson, we'll look at relative, reflexive, interrogative and possessive pronouns. We'll do this by antagonizing our friend Gary with the whos, whats, whoms, and whichevers that make up these pronouns.

How to Identify the Subject of a Sentence

4. How to Identify the Subject of a Sentence

Don't pass over this lesson! You may think you know how to find subjects and verbs in a sentence, but picking them out can be harder than you think. Identifying subjects and verbs is the first step to unlocking nearly everything else about English composition.

Verb Tense & Subject-Verb Agreement

5. Verb Tense & Subject-Verb Agreement

Learn all about verb tense and subject-verb agreement in our first lesson on this tricky topic. We'll look at examples to help you understand this concept.

Subject-Verb Agreement: Using Uncommon Singular and Plural Nouns and Pronouns

6. Subject-Verb Agreement: Using Uncommon Singular and Plural Nouns and Pronouns

Subject-verb agreement is a tricky beast. Learn which uncommon singular and plural nouns and pronouns are most likely to trip you up when trying to craft essays with good grammar.

What Are Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers?

7. What Are Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers?

I have this recurring nightmare where all my modifiers are misplaced or dangling and everybody's laughing at me. Don't let this happen to you! Learn why modifiers are important and why putting them in the right place is even more so.

Sentence Agreement: Avoiding Faulty Collective Ownership

8. Sentence Agreement: Avoiding Faulty Collective Ownership

A common error occurs whenever a writer uses wording that suggests that a lot of people own or use just one thing, when really they all own or use their own separate things. This video will explain how to identify and fix this type of error.

What is Expository Writing? - Definition & Examples

9. What is Expository Writing? - Definition & Examples

This lesson will assist you in identifying and understanding the major components of expository writing. Learn more about expository writing and see some common examples. Then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Second Person Point of View: Definition & Examples

10. Second Person Point of View: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will define second person point of view and its main characteristics. We will then look at examples from literature and non-fiction writings. Finally, we will discuss why an author may decide to use this point of view.

Modifier: Examples & Definition

11. Modifier: Examples & Definition

In this lesson, we will explore the role of the modifier in the English language. You will learn how boring sentences would be without modifiers such as adjectives and adverbs. After the lesson, test yourself with a quiz.

'Et Al': Meaning & Definition

12. 'Et Al': Meaning & Definition

Find out what the Latin phrase 'et al.' means and how it's used in writing and speaking. Learn how it's different from other Latin phrases used in academic writing and follow up with a brief quiz to test your new knowledge.

9th Grade English Vocabulary Words

13. 9th Grade English Vocabulary Words

In this lesson, we will learn about the academic vocabulary that students in ninth grade English Language Arts need to understand to be successful in grammar, research, and literary analysis.

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