Daily Language Review, Grade 8 - Interactive Lessons Trial EMC 5738

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EMC Number: 5738

EAN: 9781608239078

Give your eighth-graders the focused language arts practice they need to keep their language skills sharp.

36 weeks of practice cover standards-based skills such as:

Vocabulary/Word Study

  • affixes
  • analogies
  • base/root words
  • figurative language
  • homophones
  • idioms
  • spelling


  • end of sentence
  • apostrophes: contractions and possessives
  • commas: series, dates, addresses, direct address/interjections, compound sentences, after an introductory phrase/clause, and with nonrestrictive appositives
  • punctuation and capitalization: dialogue and friendly business letters
  • quotation marks: songs, poems, and short stories
  • unnecessary commas
  • run-on sentences
  • semicolons, dashes, and parentheses


  • beginning of a sentence
  • books, songs, and poems
  • proper nouns

Grammar and Usage

  • active/passive voice
  • conjunctions
  • correct article, adjective, adverb
  • comparative/superlative
  • predicate adjectives and nouns
  • easily confused words
  • sentences: parts, types, structure, fragments, and combining
  • verbs: parts, tense, usage, and spelling
  • nouns: possessive, singular/plural, and concrete/abstract
  • pronouns: subject/object, possessive, and antecedents
  • prepositional phrases/prepositions/objects of a preposition
  • double negatives

Other Skills

  • dictionary guide words
  • syllabication
  • outlines
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