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Name__________________________      Language Arts Review

Directions: This is a study guide. You should use your language arts notes, previous tests and worksheets to find examples for the following concepts we have studied this year. Fill in the blank lines with examples of each of the following concepts.

I    Complete Sentences

complete sentences ___________________________________________________________

fragments __________________________________________________________________

run-ons ___________________________________________________________________

II   Capitalization

Proper nouns _______________________________________________________________

Peoples’ names _____________________________________________________________

Abbreviations ______________________________________________________________

Days of the week ___________________________________________________________

Months of the year __________________________________________________________

Specific places _____________________________________________________________

Streets, Cities, Towns, States, Countries __________________________________________

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Names of  languages________________________________________________                                    

III   Punctuation

Commas in a series __________________________________________________________

Comma separating city and state ________________________________________________

Commas before conjunctions __________________________________________________

Question marks ____________________________________________________________

Titles of books _____________________________________________________________

Quotation marks ____________________________________________________________

Apostrophes showing ownership ________________________________________________


 IV Parts of Speech

Identify and/or improve

nouns ______________________________________________________________________

Pronouns ___________________________________________________________________

Adjectives __________________________________________________________________

Adverbs ___________________________________________________________________

Verbs and verb phrases _______________________________________________________

Recognize correct ___________________________________________________________

Pronoun/noun agreement ex. The students went to the museum and she bought postcards.

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Proper verb tense ex. The students went to the museum and they are having a good time.

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Subject/verb agreement ex. Some students was late corning home.

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V Four Spelling rules-pp. 15-18 in Structures in Spelling book

1. Changing y to I _____________________________________________________________

2. Silent e ___________________________________________________________________

3. Doubling pattern 1 __________________________________________________________

4. Doubling pattern 2 __________________________________________________________

VI Word Parts-Structures in Spelling pp. 9, 12, 14 Separate words into prefixes, roots and prefixes.

Word

Prefixes

Roots

Suffixes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VII Prefixes: Structures in Spelling pp.42-52 
Write a word beginning with the prefix, write the prefixes’ meaning and then the meaning of the whole word
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uni ______________________________________________________________________

bi _______________________________________________________________________

tri _______________________________________________________________________

bi _______________________________________________________________________

un _______________________________________________________________________

mis ______________________________________________________________________

ex _______________________________________________________________________

trans _____________________________________________________________________

pre ______________________________________________________________________

post _____________________________________________________________________

dis ______________________________________________________________________

un ______________________________________________________________________

anti _____________________________________________________________________

pro _____________________________________________________________________

com ____________________________________________________________________

in ______________________________________________________________________

Greek Roots- Write the meaning of the Greek root, its meaning and the meaning of the word.

Geo ____________________________________________________________________

Graph __________________________________________________________________

Cracy __________________________________________________________________

Tele ___________________________________________________________________

Ast or Astro _____________________________________________________________

Phone __________________________________________________________________

Bio ____________________________________________________________________

Gram __________________________________________________________________


IX Address an envelope:      

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X Persuasive essay

What is the purpose of a persuasive essay? ______________________________________

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What should you include in a persuasive essay? ___________________________________

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What parts make up a good essay? ____________________________________________

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Last Modified on October 11, 2007