Introduction to these Workbooks

An Ideal Sequence for KISS Grammar

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Book 4

MS Word: Students' Workbook Teachers' Guide
  Supplemental Teachers' Guide
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Introduction and Objectives

Review
P Replacing Lost Punctuation (Level 1.7, Ex.9)
4 AK ToC

 
 
ID-R IM Phrasal Verbs (Level 2.1.5) TN
From the Writing of a Fourth Grade Student (# 1) AK ToC
(Combine this with # 2, including sub clauses.)

 
 
ID IM Subject/Verb Agreement TN
AK ToC
ID-R IM Identifying Compound Main Clauses (Level 3.1.1, Ex. 1)
7 AK ToC
8 AK ToC
ID-R Noun Clauses as Direct Objects 
(Level 3.1.2, DO, Ex. 1)
TN
9 AK ToC
10 AK ToC
P IM Quotation Marks to Show Words That Are Spoken 
(Level 1.7, Ex. 8)
TN
11 AK ToC
Pr Passage for Analysis--Includes Quotations (Level 1.5, Ex. 14)
12 AK ToC

A Review of Person, Number, Case, and Tense
ID-R Pronouns as Predicate Nouns - Choose (Level 1.6, Ex. 7b)
1 Adapted from Beveridge, English for Use AK ToC

 
ID-R IM Identifying Tenses (Level 1.6, Ex. 8a)
3 From Vredenburg's "Cinderella" AK ToC
Adding Subordinate Clauses
ID IM Quotations as Direct Objects
(Level 3.1.2, Ex. 2)
TN
N From Vredenburg's My Favorite Fairy Tales AK ToC
N From “The Story of the First Hummingbird,” by Florence Holbrook AK ToC
ID IM Identifying Adverbial Clauses (Level 3.1.2 Adv., Ex. 1) TN
13 From the Writing of Fourth Graders (#1) AK ToC
14 From the Writing of Fourth Graders (#2) AK ToC
15 From “The First Hummingbird,” by Florence Holbrook AK ToC
ID Identifying Adjectival Clauses (Level 3.1.2 Adj., Ex. 1)
16 From the Writing of Fourth Graders (# 2) AK ToC
17 From Mrs. Peter Rabbit, by Thornton Burgess (#1) AK ToC
18 From Mrs. Peter Rabbit, by Thornton Burgess (#2) AK ToC
ID Mid-Branching Adjectival Clauses (Level 3.1.2 Adj., Ex. 2)
19 From"The Three Tasks," adapted from Grimm AK ToC
20 From Mrs. Peter Rabbit, by Thornton Burgess AK ToC
ID Noun Clauses as Objects of Prepositions (Level 3.1.2 Noun, Ex. 2)
21 From Mrs. Peter Rabbit, by Thornton Burgess AK ToC
ID Noun Clauses as Subjects (Level 3.1.2 Noun, Ex. 3)
22 From Vredenburg's My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales AK ToC
ID Noun Clauses as Predicate Nouns (Level 3.1.2 Noun, Ex. 4)
23 From Mrs. Peter Rabbit, by Thornton Burgess (#2) AK ToC
ID Mixed Noun Clauses (Level 3.1.2 Noun, Ex. 1)
24 From the Writing of Fourth Graders AK ToC
ID-R Mixed Subordiante Clauses (Level 3.1.2 Mix, Ex. 1)
25 From the Writing of Fourth Graders (# 1) AK ToC
26 From the Writing of Fourth Graders (# 2) AK ToC
27 Tongue Twisters Ex # 1 AK ToC
More Complexities of S/V/C Patterns
ID IM Predicate Adjective or Part of the Verb? (Level 1.3, Ex.8) TN
25 From The Tale of Samuel Whiskers, by Beatrix Potter ( # 1) AK ToC
ID-R IM Expletives (Optional) Level 2.1.3 TN
26 From Vredenburg's My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales AK ToC
ID IM Palimpsest Patterns (Level 2.1.4) TN
27 From Vredenburg's My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales AK ToC
28 Based on Pinocchio, by C. Collodi  AK ToC
ID IM Phrasal Verbs (Level 2.1.5) TN
29 From Vredenburg's My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales AK ToC
Distinguishing Finite Verbs from Verbals
ID IM Finite Verb or Verbal? - Noun Test (Level 2.1.6, Ex. 1) TN
30 Based on Pinocchio, by C. Collodi  AK ToC
ID IM Finite Verb or Verbal? - The "To"Test (Level 2.1.6, Ex. 2)
31 Based on Pinocchio, by C. Collodi  AK ToC
ID IM Finite Verb or Verbal? - 
The Sentence Test (Level 2.1.6, Ex. 3)
32 From Marshall's Robin Hood (Ex # 1) AK ToC
ID IM Finite Verb or Verbal? - Mixed (Level 2.1.6, Ex. 4)
33 From Marshall's Robin Hood (Ex # 2) AK ToC
34 From Johnny Gruelle's "Crow Talk" AK ToC
ID A Passage for Analysis {Level 2.1.6, Ex. 5)
35 The Closing 64 Words of "Jack and His Golden Box" AK ToC
JfF Just for Fun (Level 2.1.6, Ex. 6)
36 "The Farmer, the Fly, and the Cow" AK ToC
Complexities of Prepositional Phrases
ID IM The "To" Problem (Level 2.2.1, Ex. 1) TN

 
38 From Vredenburg's My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales AK ToC
ID IM Verbs as Objects of Prepositions (Level 2.2.1, Ex. 2)
39 Based on Pinocchio, by C. Collodi  AK ToC
ID IM The Spelling of "To" and "Too" (L2.2.1, Ex. 3) TN
40 Writing - A Mini-Lessson on "To" and "Too" NA
ID IM Is It a Preposition - or Subordinate Conjunction? (Level 2.2.2) TN
41 Preposition or Subordinate Conjunction? Ex #2 AK ToC
42 From Vredenburg's My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales AK ToC
ID IM Embedded Prepositional Phrases (Level 2.2.3) TN
43 Ex # 5 from Potter's  The Tale of Benjamin Bunny AK ToC
44 From Vredenburg's My Favorite Fairy Tales AK ToC

Embedded Subordinate Clauses (Level 3.1.3)
ID Embedded Subordinate Clauses (Level 3.1.3) TN
Clauses within Clauses (Embedding) Identifying Clauses -- The Procedure
28 From the Writing of Fourth Graders (# 1) AK ToC
29 From the Writing of Fourth Graders (# 2) AK ToC

 

Vocabulary

 
V Vocab - FiB with Interesting Verbs (Level 1.8, Ex. 5)
"His Dog Jack," from Kittredge's The Mother Tongue NA ToC
V Commonly Confused Words (Level 1.8) TN
N "Raise" and "Rise" from Macdonald's At the Back of the North Wind AK ToC

 
 

"    "
-- A Play: Studying Oral Language (#2)
      Have the students read aloud and/or perform "________" from Augusta Stevenson's Children's Classics in Dramatic Form. In the process, have the students analyze the text (in the exercise below). Most students may find that they can identify the function of almost all of the words.
Click here for the text of "________."
63 AK ToC
64 AK ToC
78 Write about "_____" AK ToC

The Logic of Clauses
N Identity - Adjectival AK ToC
N Identity - Adjectival AK ToC
N Sentence-Combining--Adjectival AK ToC
N Time and Space -- Adverbial AK ToC
N "Where" and When" AK ToC
N Sentence-Combining--Time and Space AK ToC
N Mixed AK ToC

 

A Focus on Style
S Compounding and Style (Level 1.4, Ex. 7)
From E. B. White's The Trumpet of the Swan AK ToC
S Sentence Combining -- Sentences
AK ToC
S Sentence De-Combining -- Sentences
AK ToC

 
S Sentence Combining -- Passage
AK ToC
S Sentence De-Combining -- Passage

 
W Sentence-Building and Style TN
Passages for Analysis
Appendix A -- Additional Exercises for Review
ID-R Varied Positions in S/V/C Patterns (Level 2.1.2, Ex. 1)
A 1 From Vredenburg's My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales (#2) AK ToC
ID-R IM Recognizing Antecedents (Level 1.6, Ex. 1)
A 2 From on G. MacDonald's At the Back of the North Wind AK ToC
ID-R Antecedents - FiB with Pronouns  (Level 1.6, Ex. 2)
A 3 From on G. MacDonald's At the Back of the North Wind AK ToC
ID-R Pronouns as Subjects in Multi - S/V/C Sentences (Level 1.6, Ex. 3)
A 4 From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll AK ToC
ID IM Person, Number, and Case (Level 1.6, Ex. 4a and b)
A 5 Ten Sentences adapted from Wonderwings, by Edith Howes AK ToC
A 6 Grandfather Skeeter Hawk’s Story AK ToC
ID-R Writing Sentences with Personal Pronouns (Level 1.6, Ex. 6)
A 7 AK ToC
ID-R Pronouns as Predicate Nouns (Level 1.6, Ex. 7a)
A 8 Adapted from Voyages in English (#2) AK ToC
ID Changing Tenses (Level 1.6, Ex. 8b)
A 9 From Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll AK ToC
ID-R NuA, Interjections, and Direct Address (Level 2.3, Ex. 6)
A 10 AK ToC
Appendix B - A Review of Basic Punctuation
P IM Apostrophes to Show Possession (Level 1.7, Ex. 6)
AK ToC
P IM Apostrophes in Contractions (Level 1.7, Ex. 7)
AK ToC
P Replacing Lost Punctuation (Level 1.7, Ex. 9)
AK ToC
Appendix C - An Optional Set of Exercises
for Distinguishing Finite Verbs from Verbals:
Based on the Writing of Fourth Graders
1 Exploring Verbs as Direct Objects AK ToC
2 Infinitives with and without a subject AK ToC
3 Gerunds as Direct Objects AK ToC
4 Comparing Gerunds and Infinitives as Direct Objects AK ToC
5 More Practice with Infinitives as Direct Objects (Relatively Easy) AK ToC
6 More Practice with Infinitives as Direct Objects  (More Difficult) AK ToC
7 Verbals (Gerundives) as Adjectives AK ToC
8 Verbals (Infinitives) as Adjectives AK ToC
9 Verbals (Infinitives) as Adverbs (Easy) AK ToC
10 Verbals (Infinitives) as Adverbs (Harder) AK ToC
11 Verbs That Function as Adjectives — "How to" and "What to" AK ToC
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