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Abeka 9th Grade English: Grammar units 1-9
All information taken from Abeka Academy text book Grammar & Composition work-text III (fifth edition) from A Beka Book's Language Series.
Terms in this set (44)
When can the term "doctor" be abbreviated?
When followed by a name.
What mark of punctuation must be between a name and an abbreviated scholastic degree?
When may the terms "Reverand" and "Honorable" be abbreviated?
When followed by a FULL name.
Give one of the two instances in which the terms "Reverand" and "Honorable" may NOT be abbreviated.
When preceded by "the" or followed by ONLY a first name.
Would A.D. go before or after a year? What about B.C.?
A.D. before, B.C. after.
When should you spell out a number?
When it contains 3 words or more.
In what four ways could you divide words at the end of a line?
Between pronounceable syllables; after the prefix; if there's a double consonant, divide between the consonants; if it contains a hyphen, divide at the hyphen.
Which library system uses a numbering scheme to indicate the subject matter contained in the various books?
The Dewey Decimal system.
Which library system uses letters of the alphabet and arabic numerals?
The Library of Congress.
When searching for a specific book in a library catalog or online catalog, what are three of the six things you can include in your search?
4. Call number
5. Publication date
6. Number of pages
(any of three of the six is an acceptable answer)
Which type of book located in the reference section of the library contains summary articles on a wide range of subjects?
Which type of book located in the reference section of the library contains alphabetical listings of words in a language with definitions and other helpful information?
Which type of book located in the reference section of the library is made up of maps (also including tables, charts, and illustrations)?
When should you capitalize a common noun or adjective?
When it's part of a proper name.
When should you capitalize titles refering to persons?
When they are used before a person's name as part of the name.
What are the four steps in the writing process for the paragraph?
What are the three parts of the structure of a paragraph?
1. Topic sentence
2. Developing sentence
3. Summarizing sentence
What mark of puncuation can be used to introduce a statement or quotation that is formally announced?
What mark of punctuation can be used between items in a series if the items themselves contain commas?
Name five of the nine titles that should be italicized.
5. Works of art
Commas and periods always go _____ the closing quotation marks.
Colons and semicolons always go _____ the closing quotation marks.
In writing a conversation, when should you begin a new paragraph?
Every time the speaker changes.
Quotation marks should enclose the titles of what writings?
Short stories, short poems, songs, chapters, articles, and other parts of books of magazines.
What kind of sentence makes a statement? What mark of punctuation does this sentence normally end with?
What kind of sentence gives a command or makes a request? What two forms of punctuation can this sentence end with?
Imperative, period or exclamation mark.
What kind of sentence asks a question? What does this sentence end with?
Interrogative, question mark.
What kind of sentence shows sudden or strong feeling? What mark of punctuation does this sentence end with?
Exclamatory, exclamation mark.
What is a group of words that expresses a complete thought?
A sentence always has a _____ and a _____.
Subject and a predicate (verb).
A _____ completes the meaning begun by the subject and verb.
A _____ is a separated sentence part that does not express a complete thought.
A _____ is two or more sentences written incorrectly as one sentence.
A _____ is a brief composition that states the main idea of a longer piece of writing.
A summary should be _____ the length of the original.
What answers the questions which kind, how many, how much, and whose?
What are participles used as?
What are gerunds used as?
What comes before a direct object and tells to whom or for whom?
What introduces adverb clauses?
What sentence structure has two independent clauses?
What sentence structure has one independent clause?
What sentence structure has one independent clause and one dependent clause?
What sentence structure has one or more dependent clauses and and two or more independent clauses?
compound - complex
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