LANGUAGE ARTS CONVENTIONS 10 – Communicating Effectively Book 2 – Mrs. Kessler

Those who take this course must have passed the Pre & Post Tests for Lac 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9.

Those who take this course may, if they wish, study the Language Arts portion of the GED in addition to their regular course work to assure they can pass the Language Arts portion of the GED.

PASSAGE OF THIS COURSE IS A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT.

Course content:

Chapter 1 – Mechanics
1. Capitalization and End Punctuation
2. Commas
3. Improving Your Writing Style, Part 1: Originality
4. Colons, Semicolons, and Ellipsis Points
5. Quotation Marks and Italics
6. Dashes, Parentheses, Brackets, Apostrophes, and Hyphens
7. Improving Your Editing Skills, Part 1
8. Chapter 1 Review

Chapter 2 – Study Skills
9. Preparing to Study
10. Using the SQ3R Method
11. Developing the Art of Skimming
12. Taking Notes and Summarizing
13. Improving your Editing Skills, Part 2
14. Outlining Written Material
15. Outlining the Life Story of a Bible Character: Finding the Main Ideas
16. Outlining the Life Story of a Bible Character: Filling In the Details
17. Improving Your Speaking Style, Part 1: Eye Contact
18. Chapter 2 Review

Chapter 3 – Sentence Grammar
19. Complete Sentences and Sentence Skeletons
20. Sentence Complements
21. Retained Objects and Objective Complements
22. Improving Your Writing Style, Part 2: Active Verbs
23. Phrases and Clauses
24. Appositives and Independent Elements
25. Classes of Sentences
26. Improving you Editing Skills, Part 3
27. Chapter 3 Review

Chapter 4 – Writing an Expository Essay
28. Understanding an Expository Essay
29. Choosing a Limited Topic
30. Taking Notes for an Expository Essay
31. Organizing Your Material
32. Writing an Expository Essay
33. Improving your Editing Skills, Part 4
34. Proofreading an Expository Essay
35. Writing the Final Draft
36. Chapter 4 Review

Chapter 5 – Glossary of Usage
37. Correct Word Usage, Part 1
38. Correct Word Usage, Part 2
39. Improving Your Writing Style, Part 3: Active Voice
40. Correct Word Usage, Part 3
41. Correct Word Usage, Part 4
42. Correct Word Usage, Part 5
43. Correct Word Usage, Part 6
44. Improving Your Editing Skills, Part 5
45. Correct Word Usage, Part 7
46. Correct Word Usage, Part 8
47. Chapter 5 Review

Chapter 6 – Writing a Short Story
48. The Writer of a Story
49. The Message of a Story
50. Improving Your Editing Skills, Part 6
51. The Structure and Elements of a Story
52. Characterization in a Story
53. The Point of View and Plot of a Story
54. Developing the General Plan for a Story
55. Planning the Details of a Story
56. Writing a Story
57. Improving Your Speaking Style, Part 2: Voice Control
58. Chapter 6 Review

Chapter 7 – Substantives
59. Identifying Nouns
60. Verbals and Clauses as Nouns
61. Plural and Possessive Nouns
62. Personal and Compound Personal Pronouns
63. Other Pronoun Classes
64. Improving Your Writing Style, Part 4: Poetic Devices
65. Identifying Substantives
66. Chapter 7 Review

Chapter 8 – Improving the Style of a Story
67. Make a Story Live
68. Keep the Action Flowing
69. Paint Descriptive Details
70. Improving your Editing Skills, Part 7
71. Proofreading and Rewriting a Story
72. Chapter 8 Review

Chapter 9 – Verbs
73. Verbs and the Principal Parts of Verbs
74. Simple and Perfect Tenses
75. Moods of Verbs
76. Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
77. Forms of Verbs
78. Subject-Verb Agreement
79. Improving Your Editing Skills, Part 8
80. Chapter 9 Review

Chapter 10 – Writing Description
81. Employing Descriptive Language
82. Selecting and Arranging the Details
83. Writing Description Within Other Compositions
84. Planning a Descriptive Essay
85. Writing a Descriptive Essay
86. Improving Your Editing Skills, Part 9
87. Proofreading and Rewriting a Descriptive Essay
88. Chapter 10 Review

Chapter 11 – Modifiers
89. Recognizing Adjectives
90. Adjective Phrases and Clauses
91. Recognizing Adverbs
92. Recognizing Other Adverbs
93. Adverb Phrases and Clauses
94. Improving Your Writing Style, Part 5: Sentence Rhythm
95. Forms of Comparison for Modifiers
96. Chapter 11 Review

Chapter 12 – General References Resources
97. Using a Dictionary
98. Using a Thesaurus
99. Using Reference Books of General Information
100. Improving Your Speaking Style, Part 3: Enthusiasm
101. Using the Public Library
102. Understanding the Library Filing System
103. Using the Indexes of a Library
104. Chapter 12 Review

Chapter 13 – Connecting Words, Interjections, and Idioms
105. Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
106. Coordinating Conjunctions
107. Subordinating Conjunctions and Interjections
108. Idioms
109. Improving Your Writing Style, Part 6 Review
110. Chapter 13 Review

Chapter 14 – Parliamentary Procedure
111. Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure
112. Fundamentals of Parliamentary Procedure
113. Improving Your Editing Skills, Part 10
114. Parliamentary Motions
115. Chapter 14 Review

Year-End Reviews
116. Final Review 1
117. Final Review 2
118. Final Review 3

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