Grammar Skills

Length: 1 day

Description: Students of this course learn how to use grammar effectively within their organizations. Students will learn to write effective sentences by identifying sentence elements, correctly using phrases and clauses, and understanding sentence classifications. The open, modular-style manual is designed for quick scanning in the classroom, and is filled with interactive exercises that will allow students to explore the intricacies of Grammar Skills.

Table Of Contents:
Unit 1: The importance of grammar
Topic A: Grammar skills
Topic B: Nouns and verbs

Unit 2: Pronouns, adjectives, and adverbs
Topic A: Pronouns
Topic B: Adjectives and adverbs

Unit 3: Prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections
Topic A: Prepositions
Topic B: Conjunctions
Topic C: Interjections

Unit 4: Effective sentences
Topic A: Sentence formation
Topic B: Phrases and clauses
Topic C: Sentence classifications

Unit 5: Agreement rules
Topic A: Subject and verb agreement
Topic B: Parallel sentence structure

Unit 6: Improving sentence structure
Topic A: Sentence fragments
Topic B: Run-on sentences
Topic C: Active and passive voice
Topic D: Split infinitives

Unit 7: Word choice
Topic A: The importance of word choice
Topic B: Misused words
Topic C: Spelling errors
Topic D: Prefixes and suffixes

Unit 8: Punctuation and mechanics
Topic A: Punctuation to separate clauses
Topic B: Parentheses and apostrophes
Topic C: Quotation marks and numbers
Topic D: Capitalization rules

Unit 9: Synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms
Topic A: Synonyms and antonyms
Topic B: Homonyms