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Ch 2: SBA ELA - Grade 11: Sentence Types & Parts

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These lessons provide some extra review on sentence structure and components that you can use as part of your preparations for the SBA 11th Grade English Language Arts assessment. Get meaningful practice for the exam with our quizzes and chapter test.

SBA ELA - Grade 11: Sentence Types & Parts - Chapter Summary

The focus of this chapter in the 11th Grade SBA ELA course is designed to improve your basic sentence composition skills. You can review the types of sentences and the functions of their component parts. Instruction includes information on:

  • Simple, compound, and complex sentences
  • Subjects, predicates, objects, and clauses
  • Sentence fragments, run-on sentences, and comma splices
  • Agreement between verb tenses and subjects
  • Uncommon plural nouns and pronouns
  • Sentence agreement

The videos in our lessons are all brief, but packed with useful information and memorable graphics. You will have no problem remembering the information presented here when it comes time to prove your command of these basic English language skills. The lessons include a transcript of the lecture with key terms bolded.

SBA ELA - Grade 11: Sentence Types & Parts Chapter Objectives

Writing and editing sentences are critical skills in completing the SBA for 11th Grade English Language Arts; around half of the assessment items require students to write or answer questions about writing. Completing the work in this chapter can increase your confidence and boost your skills in crafting comprehensible and agreeable sentences. T

7 Lessons in Chapter 2: SBA ELA - Grade 11: Sentence Types & Parts
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Types of Sentences: Simple, Compound & Complex

1. Types of Sentences: Simple, Compound & Complex

Sentences can be categorized as simple, compound, and complex. In this lesson, you'll learn about all three, break down example sentences, and test yourself at the end with a short quiz.

Parts of a Sentence: Subject, Predicate, Object & Clauses

2. Parts of a Sentence: Subject, Predicate, Object & Clauses

Some of the most basic sentence parts are subjects, predicates, objects, and clauses. In this lesson, you'll define these parts, learn how they function in sentences and discover why that knowledge is important for the AP test.

How to Identify the Subject of a Sentence

3. 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.

Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences

4. Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences

Sentence fragments, comma splices, and run-on sentences are grammatical and stylistic bugs that can seriously derail an otherwise polished academic paper. Learn how to identify and eliminate these errors in your own writing here.

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.

Sentence Agreement: Avoiding Faulty Collective Ownership

7. 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.

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