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Table of Contents
UNIT I. LAYING A FOUNDATION 1. Reference Skills 2. Parts of Speech 3. Sentences: Elements, Patterns, Types UNIT II. KNOWING THE NAMERS 4. Nouns 5. Possessive Nouns 6. Personal Pronouns 7. Pronouns and Antecedents UNIT III: SHOWING THE ACTION 8. Verbs: Kinds, Voices, Moods 9. Verb Tenses and Parts 10. Verb and Subject Agreement 11. Verbals UNIT IV: MODIFYING AND CONNECTING WORDS 12. Modifiers: Adjectives and Adverbs 13. Prepositions 14. Conjunctions That Join Equals 15. Conjunctions That Join Unequals UNIT V: PUNCTUATING SENTENCES 16. Commas 17. Semicolons and Colons 18. Other Punctuation UNIT VI: WRITING WITH STYLE 19. Capitalization 20. Numbers APPENDIXES A. Developing Spelling Skills B. Developing Vocabulary Skills C. Reference Guide to Document Formats