• Grammar
     
    Monthly Language Arts/Grammar Skills
                                                         
     
    September
    • capitalization (proper nouns, days of the week, months, and holidays)
    • types of sentences (declarative, interrogative, exclamatory)
    • subject and predicate
    • common and proper nouns                                                                  
    October                 
    • pronouns
    • singular and plural nouns (adding -s make words plural)
      i.e. dog-dogs and book-books                                                                      
    November
    • singular and plural nouns (irregular plural nouns: adding -es, changing y to i and adding -es)
    • subject verb agreement 
    • types of verbs
    • review nouns and pronouns                                                                     
    December 
    • types of verbs
    • verb tenses
    • irregular verb tenses                                                                  
    January
    • review verb tenses and types
    • comparative adjectives (tall, taller, tallest)
    • adjectives in sequence (The big, white dog ran after the ball.)
    February  
    • articles (a, an, the)
    • adverbs of manner (slowly, quickly)
    • grammar review                                                                  
    March
    • possessive nouns
    • possessive pronouns (mine, yours)
    • contractions
    • review adjectives and adverbs                                                               
    April
    • conjuctions (and, but, or, so)
    • prepositions (above, below, under)
    • commas (in a serious, with introductory words, direct address)
    • commas in a compound sentence, addresses, and friendly letters                                               
    May
    • capitalization of titles
    • capitalization of geographic names and abbreviations
    • convention review
    • cumulative review of second grade skills