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Editor in Chief® Level 2

Grammar Disasters & Punctuation Faux Pas

Grades: 6-8

Language Arts

Grades: 6-8

Language Arts

  •  Multiple Award Winner
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Description & Features

This fun, highly-effective 160-page book teaches students in Grades 6-8 grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and critical reading in a standards-based thinking approach instead of the usual drill and practice found in competing products.  Students begin with an easy-to-understand lesson followed by an activity that require students to carefully analyze and edit stories, letters, or articles that contain mechanical errors.  This effective method allows students to gain mastery over concepts that will translate into their own writing.

Editor in Chief® Level 2 includes lessons and practice with the following concepts:

     •  Capitalization
     •  Content
     •  Apostrophes
     •  Colons
     •  Commas
     •  Ellipsis
     •  Exclamation Marks
     •  Hyphens
     •  Question Marks
     •  Quotation Marks
     •  Periods
     •  Semicolons
     •  Adjectives
     •  Adverbs
     •  Agreement
     •  Articles
     •  Clauses
     •  Homographs
     •  Interjections
     •  Negative Words
     •  Phrases
     •  Prepositions
     •  Pronouns
     •  Run-On Sentences
     •  Sentence Fragments
     •  Verbs
     •  Confused Word Pairs
     •  Spelling

Product Details

Item#: 09711BBP
Author(s): Cherie A. Plant and Nancy Rowe
TOC: View Table Of Contents
Type: Student Book with Answers
Media: Paperback Book
License: Reproducible
ISBN–10: 1-60144-766-3
ISBN–13: 978-1-60144-766-1
Pages: 160

Awards

2014 Practical Homeschooling Reader Awards™ - Honorable Mention, Grammar Category 2015 Practical Homeschooling Reader Awards™ - 3rd Place, Grammar Category Creative Child Magazine 2015 Preferred Choice Award, Educational Books for Kids Category Jenkins Group Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Bronze Medal Learning® Magazine Recommended Resource for Successful Teaching Mom's Choice Awards Gold Medal for Excellence Practical Homeschooling First Place Grammar Award Practical Homeschooling Magazine Interactive Learning Award Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader Award Practical Homeschooling Magazine, 1st Place iLearning Award, Grammar Category Practical Homeschooling Software Award

Product Reviews Write a review for this product

"Using this book is quite easy and each lesson only takes 10-20 minutes to complete. Once the lesson is introduced, my daughter was able to set off and hunt for the specific errors. The passage tells you beforehand what type of error you are looking for and how many of each you need to find on the top right hand corner of each lesson. I especially liked this feature so that you know right off hand what you are looking for. As a bonus, Detailed answers are also included for each lesson. I love this book and all it has to offer our family! We will definitely continue to use this product in our homeschool each week as well as adding a few more selections to our line up next school year. " - Jacquelin, http://www.astablebeginning.com
"[My daugher] felt very much like a super sleuth as she hunted down all the errors. It was so great to watch her work as she was having so much fun! She has struggled in school most of her life, and finding her having fun in school doesn't happen all the time, so this was great! Overall, we loved Editor in Chief Level 2. You will find several review pages throughout the book. I like that they pause and check to make sure that your student is still on track. With these checks, I also was able to see where she may still be needing some extra help in certain areas." - Barbette, Schoolhouse Review Crew
"My first thought was, “Wow! The kids think this is fun!”, I don’t get that everyday with schoolwork. My boys love anything detective-y and that’s what they imagined as they were editing the passages of Editor in Chief. Detectives on the hunt for errors. They also pretended to be editors for a magazine company. I think the boys liked competing with each other too!" - Linda, CA

Test preparation available for the following:

Editor in Chief's standards-based approach sharpens students' language, reading, and thinking skills for better academic performance and higher scores on assessment tests including

Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)
Indiana Statewide Test for Educational Progress (ISTEP)
Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)
NYC English Language Arts Test (ELA)
Florida State Assessment (FSA)
Stanford Achievement Test™ (SAT/10)
California Achievement Tests (CAT/6)
California Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)
New York State English Language Arts (ELA) Test
Ohio Achievement Tests
Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)
Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT)
North Carolina End of Grade Tests
Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)
Colorado Standard and Assessment Program (CSAP)
and many more!