Grade-Level ToC July 7, 2013
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KISS Grammar
Seventh Grade
Levels 3.2 and 4

Grade 7, Levels 1 - 3.1
Grade 7, Statistical Stylistics
Grade 7, Assessment

 
Contents for Grade 7
L 3. 2. Clauses - Advanced Questions
L3.2.1 Ellipsis in Clauses
L3.2.2. "So" and "For"
L3.2.3 Interjection? DO?
L3.2.4 Advanced Questions
Four Level 5 Constructions
L5.4 Appositives
L5.5 Post-Positioned Adjectives
L5.6 Delayed Subjects
L5.7 Passive Voice & Retained Comp
KISS Level 3.2 - PA
Level Four - Verbals
L4.1  Identifying Verbals
     L4.2 Verbals (Gerunds)
     L4.3 Verbals (Gerundives)
     L4.4 Verbals (Infinitives)
The Final Level 5 Construction
L5.8. Noun Absolutes
KISS Level 4 - PA

Level 3. 2. Clauses - Advanced Questions
 
KISS Level 3. 2. 1 - Ellipsis in Clauses
1a
Instructional Material: An Introduction to Ellipsis
Ellipsis in S/V/C Patterns Prozeugma: Ellipsis in S/V/C Patterns
Ellipsis in S/V/C Patterns AK ToC
1b
Ellipsis in S/V/C Patterns AK ToC
2
Ellipsis in Subordinate Clauses Instructional Material
Ellipsis in Subordinate Clauses AK ToC
3
Semi-Reduced Clauses Instructional Material
Famous Quotations AK ToC
4 Semi-Reducing Clauses
Semi-Reducing Clauses AK ToC
5 Comparisons - Prepositional Phrase or Ellipsed Clause?
Comparisons - Prepositional Phrase or Ellipsed Clause? AK ToC
6 A Passage for Analysis
A Passage for Analysis AK ToC
KISS Level 3. 2. 2
- "So" and "For" as Conjunctions
1a
Instructional Material
AK ToC
1b
AK ToC
KISS Level 3.2.3 - Subordinate Clauses
- Direct Object or Interjection?
1 Main Clause or Subordinate?
Main Clause or Subordinate? AK ToC
2
Subordinate Clauses as Interjections Instructional Material
Subordinate Clauses as Interjections AK ToC
3a
Interjection or Direct Object? Instructional Material
DO or Inj? AK ToC
3b
DO or Inj? AK ToC
4a Punctuation - Subordinate Clauses as Interjections
* "How the Camel Got His Hump" (Kipling) Original AK ToC
4b
* From Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Original AK ToC
5 A Passage for Analysis
A Passage for Analysis AK ToC
6      Treasure Hunt (and/or Recipe Roster): Find and bring to class (and/or write) a sentence that can be described as having a subordinate clause that functions as an interjection.
     Creating an Exercise: In a story or book that you like, find three sentences that can be described as having subordinate clause that function as interjections. For your classmates, make an exercise with them; for your teacher, make an analysis key. (Remember that your teacher may use your exercise in future years.)
KISS Level 3.2.4 - Advanced  Questions about Clauses
1a
Tag Questions Instructional Material
* From Agatha Christie's Postern of Fate (#1) AK ToC
1b
Tag AK ToC
2a
The Witch in "Which" (and "Who") Instructional Material
Unusual Antecedents of "Which" (Morley) AK ToC
2b
Unusual Clauses with "Which" and "Who" (Morley # 1) AK ToC
Four Level 5 Constructions:
Level 5.4 Appositives
1a
Simple Appositives Instructional Material
Simple Appositives (Maxwell L5.4 02) AK ToC
1b
From the Writing of 7th Graders? AK ToC
2a Elaborated Appositives
Elaborated Appositives AK ToC
2b
Elaborated Appositives AK ToC
3
* Writing - Elaborating Appositives with a Subordinate Clause AK ToC
4 The Punctuation of Appositives
The Punctuation of Appositives AK ToC
5 Rewriting:  MC to SC to Appositive
From "Perseus," by Charles Kingsley AK ToC
6a
Other Constructions as Appositives Instructional Material
Other Constructions as Appositives AK ToC
6b
Other Constructions as Appositives AK ToC
7 A Passage for Analysis
A Noun Clause as Appositive?  - from Ouida's A Dog of Flanders AK ToC
8 Just for Fun
Just for Fun AK ToC
9 A Treasure Hunt for Appositives: In a book that you are reading, find five sentences that include an appositive and make an exercise (with an analysis key).
Level 5.5 Post-Positioned Adjectives
1a
Identification Instructional Material
From The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett AK ToC
1b
Post-Positioned Adjectives AK ToC
2 Rewriting:  From Main Clause to Subordinate to PPA
Rewriting:  From Main Clause to Subordinate to PPA AK ToC
3 A Passage for Analysis
A Passage for Analysis AK ToC
4 A Treasure Hunt for Post-positioned Adjectives: In a book that you are reading, find five sentences that include a post-positioned adjective and make an exercise (with an analysis key).
KISS Level 5.6 Delayed Subjects
1
Infinitives as Delayed Subjects Instructional Material
Infinitives AK ToC
2 Subordinate Clauses as Delayed Subjects
Subordinate Clauses AK ToC
3 Delayed Subjects & Sentences
Delayed Sentences AK ToC
4 Mixed
Mixed AK ToC
5 A Passage for Analysis
A Passage for Analysis AK ToC
6      Treasure Hunt (and/or Recipe Roster): Find and bring to class (and/or write) a sentence that has a delayed subject or senntence.
     Creating an Exercise: In a story or book that you like, find five sentences that have delayed subjects or sentences. For your classmates, make an exercise (infinitives, subordinate clauses, or mixed). For your teacher, make an analysis key. (Remember that your teacher may use your exercise in future years.)
KISS Level 5.7. Passive Voice & Retained Complements
1a
Identification Instructional Material
Passive Voice (Maxwell L 5 7 06) ToC
1b
Passive Voice (Maxwell L 5 7 08) ToC
2
Passive Voice or Predicate Adjective? Instructional Material
Passive Voice or Predicate Adjective? AK ToC
3a Rewriting from Passive Voice to Active & from Active to Passive 
* Rewriting from Passive to Active & from Active to Passive AK ToC
3b
* Rewriting from Passive to Active & from Active to Passive AK ToC
3c
Rewriting from Passive to Active & from Active to Passive AK ToC
3d
Rewriting from Passive to Active & from Active to Passive AK ToC
4
Retained Complements Instructional Material
* Simple Retained Complements AK ToC
5 Retained Complements - Clauses
Retained Complements - Clauses AK ToC
6 Retained Complements - Infinitives
Retained Complements - Infinitives AK ToC
7 Retained Complements - Mixed
Retained Complements - Mixed AK ToC
8
"To be to" -  Ellipsed Passive plus an Infinitive? Instructional Material
From Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell, Ex # 3 AK ToC
9 A Passage for Analysis
A Passage for Analysis AK ToC
10 Treasure Hunt:In a newspaper, story, or book, find a passage in which the author uses passive voice more than once. Bring it to class so that you can discuss it with your classmates. For each passive verb, see if you and your classmates can explain why the author used passive instead of active.
KISS Level 3. 2-PA
Practice/Application
1 A General Exercise in Punctuation
AK ToC
2 The Punctuation and Logic of Main Clauses (with Subordinate Clauses)
AK ToC
3 The Logic of Subordinate Clauses
AK ToC
4 Directed Sentence Combining
AK ToC
5 Sentence Combining - Passage
AK ToC
6 De-Combining Sentences
AK ToC
7 Parallel Constructions
AK ToC
8 Vocabulary - FiB
AK ToC
9 Tense, Number, Logic, and Prepositional Phrases
AK ToC
10 A Passage for Analysis
AK ToC
11 A Poem for Analysis
AK ToC
Level 4.1 Verbals (Mixed)
 
1a
Identification Instructional Material
Identification Text AK ToC
1b
Identification AK ToC
1c
Identification AK ToC
1d
Identification - From the Writing of Seventh Graders? AK ToC
2
The Subjects of Verbals Instructional Material
The Subjects of Verbals AK ToC
3a Passages for Analysis
Passage AK ToC
3b
From Chapter Three of Blue Willow, by Doris Gates AK ToC
4 Style - Free Sentence-Combining
Sentence-Combining Original AK ToC
5 Just for Fun
Mixed - Tongue Twisters (Ex # 3 - Gerunds & Gerundives) AK ToC
Level 4.2 Verbals - A Focus on Gerunds
1a Identification
* Identifying Gerunds (#1) AK ToC
1b
Identification AK ToC
2 The Subjects of Gerunds
* Adapted from Beveridge's English for Use AK ToC
3 Gerunds - Nouns Used as Adverbs
Gerunds - Nouns Used as Adverbs AK ToC
4 A Treasure Hunt for Gerunds: Find five sentences that include a gerund and make an exercise (with an analysis key).
Level 4.3 Verbals - A Focus on Gerundives
1a Identification
From Heidi, by Johanna Spyri AK ToC
1b
Identification AK ToC
2 A Passage for Analysis
A Passage for Analysis AK ToC
3 Exploring the Punctuation of Gerundives
Punctuation Original AK ToC
4
Style - From Main Clause to Subordinate Clause to Gerundive IM
From Main Clause to Subordinate Clause to Gerundive AK ToC
5a Style - Rewriting Gerundives as Finite Verbs and Finite Verbs as Gerundives
Rewriting Gerundives as Finite Verbs and Finite Verbs as Gerundives AK ToC
5b
Rewriting Gerundives as Finite Verbs and Finite Verbs as Gerundives AK ToC
6 Style - Free Sentence-Combining
Shadow Rabbits (Humor) Original AK ToC
7 Just for Fun
RobertSouthey, "The Cataract of Lodore" AK ToC
8 A Treasure Hunt for Gerundives: Find five sentences that include a gerundive and make an exercise (with an analysis key).
Level 4.4 Verbals - A Focus on Infinitives
1a Identifying Mixed Infinitives
Mixed AK ToC
1b
Mixed AK ToC
2 The Subjects of Infinitives
The Subjects of Infinitives AK ToC
3 Infinitives as Subjects and Complements
As Subjects and Complements AK ToC
4
Infinitives as Objects of Prepositions Instructional Material
As Objects of Prepositions AK ToC
5a As Adjectives, Adverbs or Interjections
Infinitives as Adjectives or Adverbs (# 2) AK ToC
5b
As Adjectives, Adverbs or Interjections AK ToC
6a
Ellipsed Infinitives Instructional Material
Ellipsed Infinitives AK ToC
6b
Ellipsed Infinitives AK ToC
7a Passages for Analysis
Aesop's "The Wolf and the Housedog" AK ToC
7b
Passage AK ToC
8 A Treasure Hunt for Infinitives: Find five sentences that include an infinitive and make an exercise (with an analysis key). Include at least one infinitve used as a noun, one as an adverb, and one as an adjective.
KISS Level 5.8 Noun Absolutes
1a
Instructional Material
Noun Absolutes That Function as Adverbs
Adverbial AK ToC
1b
Adverbial AK ToC
1c
Adverbial AK ToC
2 Style - Rewriting Sentences by Using Noun Absolutes
Rewriting Sentences by Using Noun Absolutes AK ToC
3a
Noun Absolutes That Function as Nouns Notes for Teachers
Tom Swifties AK ToC
3b
Nouns AK ToC
4a Passages for Analysis
A Passage AK ToC
4b
A Passage AK ToC
KISS Level 4-PA
Practice/Application
1 A General Exercise in Punctuation
AK ToC
2 The Punctuation and Logic of Main Clauses (with Subordinate Clauses)
AK ToC
3 The Logic of Subordinate Clauses
AK ToC
4 Directed Sentence Combining
AK ToC
5 Sentence Combining - Passage
AK ToC
6 De-Combining Sentences
AK ToC
7 Parallel Constructions
AK ToC
8 Vocabulary - FiB
AK ToC
9 Tense, Number, Logic, and Prepositional Phrases
AK ToC
10 A Passage for Analysis
AK ToC
11 A Poem for Analysis
AK ToC