English Grammar I

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UNIT 1: SENTENCE DEVELOPMENT

Lesson 1.1 - Making a Complete Sentence

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Sentence Definition
  • Screen 3: Examples: Complete Sentences
  • Screen 4: Examples: Incomplete Sentences

Lesson 1.2 - Nouns and Verbs

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Nouns as Subject Parts of Sentences
  • Screen 3: Noun Examples
  • Screen 4: Noun Definition
  • Screen 5: Verbs as Predicate Parts of Sentences; Action Verbs
  • Screen 6: Linking Verbs and Helping Verbs
  • Screen 7: Verbs as Predicate Part of Sentences
  • Screen 8: Examples: Subject Parts
  • Screen 9: Examples: Predicate Parts

Lesson 1.3 - Four Kinds of Sentences

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Declarative Sentences
  • Screen 3: Interrogative Sentences
  • Screen 4: Exclamatory Sentences
  • Screen 5: Imperative Sentences

Lesson 1.4 - Capitalization

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Capitalize the First Word in a Sentence
  • Screen 3: Capitalize the First Word in Addresses and Places
  • Screen 4: Capitalize the First Word in Dates and in Proper Nouns
  • Screen 5: Capitalize the First Word in Special Days
  • Screen 6: Capitalize the First Word in Titles of People and Books

Lesson 1.5 - Paragraph Development

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.5 Topics
  • Screen 2: Main Idea Sentence and Detailed Sentences
  • Screen 3: Examples: Paragraphs
  • Screen 4: Examples: Paragraphs

UNIT 2: CAPITALIZATION

Lesson 2.1 - Capitalize the First Word in a Sentence and the Pronoun I

  • Screen 1: Lesson 2.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Capitalize the First Word in a Sentence and the Pronoun I
  • Screen 3: Examples: First Word in Sentence and Pronoun I

Lesson 2.2 - Capitalize Proper Nouns

  • Screen 1: Lesson 2.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Capitalize Proper Nouns
  • Screen 3: Examples of Proper Nouns Naming Persons and Places
  • Screen 4: Examples of Proper Nouns Naming Things

Lesson 2.3 - Capitalize Abbreviations, Titles of People, and Initials

  • Screen 1: Lesson 2.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Capitalize Abbreviations, Titles of People, and Initials
  • Screen 3: Examples: Abbreviations
  • Screen 4: Examples: Titles of People and Initials

Lesson 2.4 - Capitalize Titles of Books and Works

  • Screen 1: Lesson 2.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Capitalize Titles of Books and Works
  • Screen 3: Examples: Books and Works
  • Screen 4: Examples: Books and Works

Lesson 2.5 - Capitalize the First Word in Letter Parts, Outline Topics and Poems

  • Screen 1: Lesson 2.5 Topics
  • Screen 2: Capitalization in Letters
  • Screen 3: Letter Parts
  • Screen 4: Capitalization in Outlines and Poems
  • Screen 5: Examples: Letters
  • Screen 6: Examples: Outlines
  • Screen 7: Examples: Poems
  • Screen 8: Examples: Poems

Lesson 2.6 - Capitalize the First Word in a Direct Quote

  • Screen 1: Lesson 2.6 Topics
  • Screen 2: Capitalize the First Word in a Direct Quote
  • Screen 3: Examples: Direct Quotes

UNIT 3: PUNCTUATION

Lesson 3.1 - The Use of a Period in Titles, Initials and Abbreviations

  • Screen 1: Lesson 3.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Periods to End Sentences
  • Screen 3: Titles of People and Abbreviations with Periods
  • Screen 4: Initials with Periods
  • Screen 5: Examples: Titles of People
  • Screen 6: Examples: Abbreviated Titles of People
  • Screen 7: Examples: Initials with Periods
  • Screen 8: Examples: Abbreviations of Addresses, Days and Months
  • Screen 9: Examples: Abbreviation of Measurement Units
  • Screen 10: Examples: Abbreviation of State Names

Lesson 3.2 - The Use of Quotation Marks

  • Screen 1: Lesson 3.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Quotation Marks Around Spoken Words
  • Screen 3: Examples: Capitals in Direct Quotes
  • Screen 4: Examples: Capitals in Indirect Quotes
  • Screen 5: Examples: Commas in Direct Quotes
  • Screen 6: Examples: Sentence Ending Punctuation in Direct Quotes
  • Screen 7: Examples: New Paragraph for New Speakers
  • Screen 8: Examples: Interjections with Exclamation Marks
  • Screen 9: Examples: Interjections with Quotation Marks

Lesson 3.3 - The Use of Commas in Addresses, Dates, and Letters

  • Screen 1: Lesson 3.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Commas Separating Ideas, Addresses, Dates, and Letter Parts
  • Screen 3: Examples: Commas Separating City and State
  • Screen 4: Examples: Commas Separating Date and Year
  • Screen 5: Examples: Commas Following Greeting and Closing in Letters

Lesson 3.4 - The Use of Commas in a Series of Three or More Nouns or Verbs

  • Screen 1: Lesson 3.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Commas Separating Three or More Nouns, or Verbs
  • Screen 3: Examples: Commas in a Series of Nouns
  • Screen 4: Examples: Commas in a Series of Verbs

UNIT 4: MORE PUNCTUATION

Lesson 4.1 - The Use of Commas with Phrases and Separating Simple Sentences

  • Screen 1: Lesson 4.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Commas with Phrases and Separating Simple Sentences
  • Screen 3: Examples: Commas with Phrases
  • Screen 4: Examples: Commas Separating Simple Sentences

Lesson 4.2 - Commas Used to Separate a Person Spoken to, Conversation Words, and YES, NO, and WELL

  • Screen 1: Lesson 4.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Commas to Separate a Person Spoken to
  • Screen 3: Commas with Conversation Words and with YES, NO, and WELL
  • Screen 4: Examples: Commas to Separate a Person Spoken to
  • Screen 5: Examples: Commas with Conversation Words and with YES, NO, and WELL

Lesson 4.3 - Apostrophes in Possessive Nouns

  • Screen 1: Lesson 4.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Possessive Nouns – Singular and Plural Forms
  • Screen 3: Examples: Singular Possessive Nouns
  • Screen 4: Examples: Plural Possessive Nouns Ending in S
  • Screen 5: Examples: Plural Possessive Nouns Not Ending in S

Lesson 4.4 - Apostrophes in Contractions

  • Screen 1: Lesson 4.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Examples: Apostrophe in Contractions
  • Screen 3: Examples: Common Contractions
  • Screen 4: Examples: Common Contractions

UNIT 5: NOUNS

Lesson 5.1 - Nouns: Proper, Singular and Plural

  • Screen 1: Lesson 5.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Common Nouns
  • Screen 3: Proper, Singular and Plural Nouns
  • Screen 4: Plural Forms Ending in S or ES
  • Screen 5: Pluralizing Singular Nouns Ending in Y
  • Screen 6: Irregular Plural Nouns
  • Screen 7: Examples: Common Nouns
  • Screen 8: Examples: Common Nouns – Ideas and Feelings
  • Screen 9: Examples: Proper Nouns
  • Screen 10: Examples: Singular and Plural Nouns

Lesson 5.2 - Pronouns, Subject Pronouns and Possessive Pronouns

  • Screen 1: Lesson 5.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Pronouns and Subject Pronouns
  • Screen 3: Possessive Pronouns
  • Screen 4: Examples: Pronouns
  • Screen 5: Examples: Subject Pronouns
  • Screen 6: Examples: Using Pronouns I and ME
  • Screen 7: Examples: Possessive Pronouns

Lesson 5.3 - Plural and Singular Possessive Nouns

  • Screen 1: Lesson 5.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Examples: Plural and Singular Possessive Nouns
  • Screen 3: Examples: Singular Possessive Nouns
  • Screen 4: Examples: Plural Possessive Nouns

UNIT 6: VERBS, ADJECTIVES, AND ADVERBS

Lesson 6.1 - Verbs and Verb Tenses (Present, Past, Future, and Present Perfect)

  • Screen 1: Lesson 6.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Action, Linking and Helping Verbs
  • Screen 3: Present, Past, Future, and Present Perfect Verb Tenses
  • Screen 4: Examples: Action, Linking, and Helping Verbs
  • Screen 5: Examples: Present Tense Verbs
  • Screen 6: Examples: Past Tense Verbs
  • Screen 7: Examples: Future Tense Verbs
  • Screen 8: Examples: Present Perfect Tense Verbs

Lesson 6.2 - Adjectives: Comparative, Superlative, and Ordering

  • Screen 1: Lesson 6.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Adjectives Describing Nouns
  • Screen 3: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Screen 4: Common Comparative and Superlative Forms
  • Screen 5: Ordering Adjectives
  • Screen 6: Articles A, AN, and THE

Lesson 6.3 - Adverbs

  • Screen 1: Lesson 6.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Adverbs Describing Action Verbs Telling How
  • Screen 3: Adverbs Describing Action Verbs Telling When
  • Screen 4: Examples: Adverbs Telling How
  • Screen 5: Examples: Adverbs Telling When

UNIT 7: WORD PARTS AND COUNTERPARTS

Lesson 7.1 - Making Contractions or Compound Words

  • Screen 1: Lesson 7.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Forming Contractions
  • Screen 3: Forming Compound Words
  • Screen 4: Examples: Contractions
  • Screen 5: Examples: List of Common Contractions
  • Screen 6: Examples: Compound Words

Lesson 7.2 - Common Prefixes and Suffixes

  • Screen 1: Lesson 7.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Prefixes
  • Screen 3: Suffixes
  • Screen 4: Examples: Prefixes
  • Screen 5: Examples: Suffixes

Lesson 7.3 - Synonyms, Antonyms and Homophones

  • Screen 1: Lesson 7.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Synonyms, Antonyms and Homophones
  • Screen 3: Examples: Synonyms, Antonyms and Homophones

 

UNIT 8: DICTIONARY AND REFERENCE MATERIALS

Lesson 8.1 - Alphabetizing and Guide Word

  • Screen 1: Lesson 8.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Using Alphabetical Order
  • Screen 3: Alphabetical Order
  • Screen 4: Finding Alphabetical Order by Letter Position
  • Screen 5: Guide Words in a Dictionary
  • Screen 6: Guide Words in a Dictionary
  • Screen 7: Alphabetizing 1 to 4 Letters
  • Screen 8: Examples: Guide Words

Lesson 8.2 - Fiction and Nonfiction Books

  • Screen 1: Lesson 8.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Fiction and Nonfiction Books
  • Screen 3: Examples: Fiction and Nonfiction Books

Lesson 8.3 - Library Card Catalog: Title, Author, and Subject

  • Screen 1: Lesson 8.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Title, Author, and Subject Cards
  • Screen 3: Examples: Title, Author, and Subject Cards

Lesson 8.4 - Using the Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Atlas, Almanac, and Other Reference Materials

  • Screen 1: Lesson 8.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Reference Materials
  • Screen 3: Using a Dictionary
  • Screen 4: Using an Encyclopedia
  • Screen 5: Using an Atlas and an Almanac
  • Screen 6: Using Newspapers and Periodicals
  • Screen 7: Examples: Reference Materials

Lesson 8.5 - Using the Internet as a Reference

  • Screen 1: Lesson 8.5 Topics
  • Screen 2: The Internet and the Worldwide Web
  • Screen 3: Internet and Computer Terms
  • Screen 4: Internet and Computer Terms
  • Screen 5: Searching with Boolean Logic
  • Screen 6: Reference Materials on the Internet

APPENDIX

  • Glossary