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Common Core Standards

Sentence Structure

Grade: 8th Grade
Standard:

CC.1.4.8.F

Description:

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar,usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • E08.D.1.1.1 - Explain the function of verbals (i.e., gerunds, participles, and infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.

  • E08.D.1.1.2 - Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice.

  • E08.D.1.1.3 - Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood.

  • E08.D.1.1.4 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb voice and mood.*

  • E08.D.1.1.5 - Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*

  • E08.D.1.1.6 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

  • E08.D.1.1.7 - Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

  • E08.D.1.1.8 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*

  • E08.D.1.1.9 - Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-on sentences.*

  • E08.D.1.1.10 - Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their, they’re).*

  • E08.D.1.1.11 - Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.*

  • E08.D.1.2.1 - Use punctuation (i.e., comma, ellipsis, and dash) to indicate a pause or break.

  • E08.D.1.2.2 -Use an ellipsis to indicate an omission.

  • E08.D.1.2.3 - Spell correctly.

  • E08.D.1.2.4 - Use punctuation (i.e., commas, parentheses, and dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

  • E08.D.1.2.5 - Use punctuation to separate items in a series.*

Standard:

CC.1.4.8.L

Description:

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar,usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • E08.D.1.1.1 - Explain the function of verbals (i.e., gerunds, participles, and infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.

  • E08.D.1.1.2 - Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice.

  • E08.D.1.1.3 - Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood.

  • E08.D.1.1.4 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb voice and mood.*

  • E08.D.1.1.5 - Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*

  • E08.D.1.1.6 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

  • E08.D.1.1.7 - Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

  • E08.D.1.1.8 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*

  • E08.D.1.1.9 - Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-on sentences.*

  • E08.D.1.1.10 - Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their, they’re).*

  • E08.D.1.1.11 - Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.*

  • E08.D.1.2.1 - Use punctuation (i.e., comma, ellipsis, and dash) to indicate a pause or break.

  • E08.D.1.2.2 -Use an ellipsis to indicate an omission.

  • E08.D.1.2.3 - Spell correctly.

  • E08.D.1.2.4 - Use punctuation (i.e., commas, parentheses, and dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

  • E08.D.1.2.5 - Use punctuation to separate items in a series.*

Standard:

CC.1.4.8.R

Description:

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar,usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • E08.D.1.1.1 - Explain the function of verbals (i.e., gerunds, participles, and infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.

  • E08.D.1.1.2 - Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice.

  • E08.D.1.1.3 - Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood.

  • E08.D.1.1.4 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb voice and mood.*

  • E08.D.1.1.5 - Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*

  • E08.D.1.1.6 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

  • E08.D.1.1.7 - Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

  • E08.D.1.1.8 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*

  • E08.D.1.1.9 - Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-on sentences.*

  • E08.D.1.1.10 - Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their, they’re).*

  • E08.D.1.1.11 - Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.*

  • E08.D.1.2.1 - Use punctuation (i.e., comma, ellipsis, and dash) to indicate a pause or break.

  • E08.D.1.2.2 -Use an ellipsis to indicate an omission.

  • E08.D.1.2.3 - Spell correctly.

  • E08.D.1.2.4 - Use punctuation (i.e., commas, parentheses, and dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

  • E08.D.1.2.5 - Use punctuation to separate items in a series.*

Standard:

8.10.D

Description:

edit drafts using standard English conventions, including:
  1. complete complex sentences with subject-verb agreement and avoidance of splices, run-ons, and fragments;
  2. consistent, appropriate use of verb tenses and active and passive voice;
  3. prepositions and prepositional phrases and their influence on subject-verb agreement;
  4. pronoun-antecedent agremment;
  5. correct capitalization;
  6. punctuation, including commas in nonrestrictive phrases and clauses, semicolons, colons, and parentheses; and
  7. correct spelling, including commonly confused terms such as its/it's, affect/effect, there/their/they're, and to/two/too;

8th Grade Writing - Sentence Structure Lesson
 
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