examine sentences to identify eight parts of speech with the intent of improving sentence structure and variety, including:
The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraphing. a) Use a variety of graphic organizers, including sentence diagrams, to analyze and improve sentence formation and paragraph structure. b) Choose appropriate adjectives and adverbs to enhance writing. c) Use pronoun-antecedent agreement to include indefinite pronouns. d) Use subject-verb agreement with intervening phrases and clauses. e) Edit for verb tense consistency and point of view. f) Demonstrate understanding of sentence formation by identifying the eight parts of speech and their functions in sentences. g) Use quotation marks with dialogue. h) Use correct spelling for commonly used words.