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Common Core Standards

Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

Grade: 7th Grade
Standard:

CC.1.4.7.F

Description:

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar,usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • E07.D.1.1.1 - Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.

  • E07.D.1.1.2 - Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.

  • E07.D.1.1.3 - Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*

  • E07.D.1.1.4 -Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

  • E07.D.1.1.5 - Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

  • E07.D.1.1.6 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*

  • E07.D.1.1.7 - Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-on sentences.*

  • E07.D.1.1.8 - Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their, they’re).*

  • E07.D.1.1.9 - Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.*

  • E07.D.1.2.1 - Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie but not He wore an old[,] green shirt). E07.D.1.2.2 - Spell correctly. E07.D.1.2.3 - Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, and dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

  • E07.D.1.2.4 - Use punctuation to separate items in a series.*

Standard:

CC.1.4.7.L

Description:

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar,usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • E07.D.1.1.1 - Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.

  • E07.D.1.1.2 - Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.

  • E07.D.1.1.3 - Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*

  • E07.D.1.1.4 -Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

  • E07.D.1.1.5 - Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

  • E07.D.1.1.6 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*

  • E07.D.1.1.7 - Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-on sentences.*

  • E07.D.1.1.8 - Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their, they’re).*

  • E07.D.1.1.9 - Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.*

  • E07.D.1.2.1 - Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie but not He wore an old[,] green shirt). E07.D.1.2.2 - Spell correctly. E07.D.1.2.3 - Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, and dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

  • E07.D.1.2.4 - Use punctuation to separate items in a series.*

Standard:

CC.1.4.7.R

Description:

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar,usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • E07.D.1.1.1 - Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.

  • E07.D.1.1.2 - Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.

  • E07.D.1.1.3 - Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*

  • E07.D.1.1.4 -Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

  • E07.D.1.1.5 - Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

  • E07.D.1.1.6 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*

  • E07.D.1.1.7 - Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-on sentences.*

  • E07.D.1.1.8 - Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their, they’re).*

  • E07.D.1.1.9 - Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.*

  • E07.D.1.2.1 - Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie but not He wore an old[,] green shirt). E07.D.1.2.2 - Spell correctly. E07.D.1.2.3 - Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, and dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

  • E07.D.1.2.4 - Use punctuation to separate items in a series.*

Standard:

Literacy.L.7.1c

Description:

Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.

7th Grade Writing - Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Lesson
 
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