G.U.M.drops Grade 8
The G.U.M Drops (Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics) workbook series is designed to be used as a daily language arts supplement with a strong focus on editing. Each book covers 18 weeks of instruction (one semester). Students edit passages from classic literature that have been appropriately leveled, abridged, and/or summarized for each grade. Worksheets covering each rule or concept, which often integrate practice exercises such as sentence completions, are provided before students are expected to edit. This Grade 8 workbook includes 90 worksheets that cover complete sentences, sentence types, nouns, capitalization, verbs, pronouns, prepositions, subject/verb agreement, diagramming sentences, modifiers, commas, direct and indirect objects, and more. Adapted passages are based on The Black Arrow, Frankenstein, Great Expectations, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, and more. 113 classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Answer key provided in the back of the book with quarter-size stud...