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Rising 9th Grade English

The US English department suggests working on the following IXL sections as part of your preparation for ninth grade. These exercises will help you review some of the grammar covered on the first test in English 1.

 

Sixth Grade Skills

Sentence types

 reportJ.1Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?


Subject and predicate

 reportK.1Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence

 reportK.2Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence

 reportK.3Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence


Direct and indirect object

 reportL.1Is it a direct object or an indirect object?


Sentences, fragments, and run-ons

 reportM.1Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?

 reportM.2Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?

 reportM.3Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?


Common and proper nouns

 reportS.1Identify common and proper nouns


Possessive nouns

 reportU.1Identify plurals, singular possessives, and plural possessives

 reportU.2Form the singular or plural possessive


Pronouns and antecedents

 reportV.1Identify pronouns and their antecedents


Possessive pronouns

 reportX.1Use possessive pronouns


Linking verbs

 reportDD.1Identify linking verbs, predicate adjectives, and predicate nouns


Transitive and intransitive verbs

 reportFF.1Identify transitive and intransitive verbs


Adjectives

 reportHH.1Identify adjectives


Adverbs

 reportJJ.1Identify adverbs


Adjectives and adverbs

LL.2Is the word an adjective or adverb?


Prepositions

 reportOO.1Identify prepositions


Coordinating conjunctions

 reportPP.1Identify coordinating conjunctions

 

Subordinating conjunctions

 reportQQ.1Identify subordinating conjunctions

Seventh Grade Skills

Apostrophes

 reportD.1Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns


Sentence types

 reportM.1Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?


Subject and predicate

 reportN.1Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence

 reportN.2Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence

 reportN.3Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence


Direct and indirect object

 reportO.1Is it a direct object or an indirect object?

 

Sentences, fragments, and run-ons

 reportP.1Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?

 reportP.2Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?

 reportP.3Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?

 

Phrases and clauses

Q.2Identify prepositional phrases


Vague pronoun references

T.2Identify all of the possible antecedents 


Pronouns

 reportAA.1Identify pronouns and their antecedents


Adverbs

 reportDD.1Identify adverbs


Adjectives and adverbs

 reportEE.1Choose between adjectives and adverbs

 reportEE.2Is the word an adjective or adverb?

 

Eighth Grade Skills

Apostrophes

 reportD.1Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns

 reportD.2Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession


Sentence types

 reportM.1Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?


Subject and predicate

 reportN.1Identify the complete subject or complete predicate of a sentence

 reportN.2Identify the simple subject or simple predicate of a sentence

 reportN.3Identify the compound subject or compound predicate of a sentence

 

Direct and indirect object

 reportO.1Is it a direct object or an indirect object?


Sentences, fragments, and run-ons

 reportP.1Is it a complete sentence or a fragment?

 reportP.2Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?

P.3Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?


Vague pronoun references

U.2Identify all of the possible antecedents 


Pronouns

 reportCC.1Identify pronouns and their antecedents


Adjectives

 reportEE.1Identify adjectives

 

Adverbs

 reportFF.1Identify adverbs


Adjectives and adverbs

 reportGG.2Is the word an adjective or adverb?

 

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