Core English Assessment: Grade 6

Detailed Table of Contents

This Assessment correlates to 66 lessons in the English Grammar II and English Grammar III Course.

SENTENCE DEVELOPMENT

Topics covered include:

  • Making a Complete Sentence
  • Subject and Predicate
  • Sentence Ending Punctuation
  • Use of Capitals
  • Paragraph Development

CAPITALIZATION

Topics covered include:

  • Proper Nouns
  • Titles of People, Initials, and Abbreviations
  • Titles of Works and Letters
  • Outline Topics and Poems
  • Proper Adjectives
  • Direct Quotes

PUNCTUATION

Topics covered include:

  • Punctuation: Titles, Initials and Abbreviations
  • Direct and Indirect Quotations
  • Addresses, Dates, Letters and Time
  • Commas with a Series of Words

MORE PUNCTUATION

Topics covered include:

  • Commas in Interjections and Conversations
  • Commas in Sentences, Phrases and Appositives
  • Apostrophes in Contractions and Possessives
  • Punctuation in Titles

PARTS OF SPEECH

Topics covered include:

  • Types of Nouns
  • Types of Pronouns
  • Types of Verbs
  • Common Verb Tenses
  • More Verb Tenses
  • Subject and Verb Agreement

MORE PARTS OF SPEECH

Topics covered include:

  • Types of Adjectives
  • Types of Adverbs
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions and Interjections

WORD PARTS AND COUNTERPARTS

Topics covered include:

  • Contractions and Compound Words
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Homophones, Homographs and Homonyms

WRITING BASICS

Topics covered include:

  • The Subject in Unusual Positions
  • Using Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Sentence Designs
  • Verbs after There, Here, and Where
  • Using Negatives Correctly

USING PHRASES

Topics covered include:

  • Prepositional Phrases Used as an Adjective or Adverb
  • Verb Phrases
  • Be Verbs – Noun Phrases
  • Be Verbs – Adjective Phrases
  • Be Verbs – Adverb Phrases
  • Be Verbs – Prepositional Phrases

CONFUSING WORDS

Topics covered include:

  • Special Verbs: Let, Leave; Teach, Learn; Lie, Lay
  • Special Verbs: Rise, Raise; Sit, Set
  • Adjectives: Good, Better, Best, Well, Bad, Worse, Worst
  • Pronouns: Who, Whom, Himself, Herself, Ourselves, Themselves
  • Homophones and Near Homophones
  • More Homophones and Near Homophones

GOOD WRITING TECHNIQUES

Topics covered include:

  • Kinds of Paragraphs
  • Outlines
  • Written Reports
  • Fact and Opinion
  • Proofreading and Editing

DICTIONARY AND REFERENCE MATERIALS

Topics covered include:

  • Alphabetizing and Guide Words
  • Common Reference Materials
  • Fiction and Non-Fiction
  • Library Media Skills
  • Internet Research

WRITING FORMATS

Topics covered include:

  • Letters and Correspondence
  • Similes and Metaphors
  • Summaries and Compositions
  • Writing Persuasive Articles
  • Kinds of Poetry