The Materials for Writing & Grammar 8
Writing & Grammar 8 Student Worktext presents clear instruction and offers plenty of practice in writing and grammar, including an overview of the writing process and many focused writing activities. Writing & Grammar 8 reviews the eight parts of speech, five basic sentence patterns, usage, and mechanics, and discusses grammar elements such as participles, gerunds, and infinitives. Dictionary skills, library skills, study skills, and the writing process are also part of the year's work. Writing projects include a news report, a character profile, a short fable, an informal debate script, a photo essay, and an in-class essay.
Writing & Grammar 8 Teacher’s Edition provides many helpful teaching aids, including margins with teacher’s notes, suggested lesson schedules, and suggested teaching approaches. Lesson plans identify key objectives, help you guide your student through the Writing Process, and suggest ways to present grammar and usage concepts.
These objective tests require that students use information explained in the student text. Each test follows a theme, e.g., birds or sailing, and may include a variety of multiple choice, application (labeling, underlining, circling), and short answer items. Midterm and final exams are included.
The Writing & Grammar 8 Test Answer Key provides answers for the tests found in the test packet.