Grammar Rules I
Never misplace a comma again.
The internet is a scary place for grammar; it's chock-full of grammar villains: comma splices, fragments, misplaced modifiers. So that's why we've designed this handy introductory grammar course and stuck it on the internet. In this course you'll get acquainted with all of the grammar heroes of the grammar world: coordinating conjunctions, complete sentences, subject-verb agreement, proper pronouns, and more. Perhaps you'll even become one yourself, fighting the forces of overwhelmingly bad grammar the world over. (We hear comma splice is a worthy nemesis.)
This 16-lesson course is the first of a three part series on grammar. Designed to fulfill all of the 7th grade Common Core Language standards, this course provides a good introduction to grammar to middle school students or a great refresher to older students (psst, SAT-takers).
The complete list of topics covered includes:
- Independent and dependent clauses
- Subject-verb agreement
- Verb Tenses
- Prepositional phrases
- Dangling and misplaced modifiers
- Fixing fragments
- Sentence variety
- Commas, commas, commas
- Restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses
- Wordiness and style
All work can be done on the Shmoop website.
Unit 1. Grammar Rules I
This nano course covers the basics of grammar and hits the 7th grade language standards to boot. You'll get cozy with subject-verb agreement, clauses, the rules of commas, and more.