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Seventh Grade Language Arts Standards (Prior)

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7th Grade Elements of Language Skills
Prior Standards Implementation



The standards listed below have been replaced by a newer set of standards.



Please go to Current 7th Grade Language Arts Standards for current resources.



Elements of Language

Identify the correct use of the following

Read a passage and edit to correct errors in usage.
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  1. Seventh Grade Writing - Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
... nouns (common/proper, singular/plural, collective, compound, possessives, direct/indirect objects, and predicate nouns)
7.3.5
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  1. Apostrophes with Possessive Nouns - a grammar quiz [ignore the part about email address] This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Breaking Down Compound Words - In the following sentences, find the compound word and type it in as two separate words. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Catastrophes of Apostrophic Proportions - a quiz on apostrophes This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Compound Word Characters - read a passage then select the appropriate compound words This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. Exercises in Plurals and Possessives - place a C by correct items and an I by incorrect items This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  6. Forming Compound Words - Match the words in the center with the words in the corners to form compound words that are found in a kitchen. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  7. Plural and Possessive Nouns - By clicking on a bubble, identify whether the highlighted word is a plural or possessive noun and then click on the "Submit Answer" button. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  8. Possessives and Irregular Plurals - 25 items in the quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  9. Possessive Noun Practice - a six question quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. Power Proofreading - Choose 7th grade then select; Around the World, Five O'clock News, E-mail to Debbie , or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  11. Practicing adverbs, adjectives, nouns, pronouns, verbs - Word Skills 1 | Word Skills 2 | Word Skills 3 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  12. Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns - Quiz quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  13. Using Apostrophes Correctly - from the University of Delaware writing center
... verbs (action/linking, agreement with subject, verbs that take objects, linking verbs, verb phrases, regular/irregular verbs, three simple and three perfect tenses, and tense consistency)
7.3.5
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  1. Power Proofreading - Choose 7th grade then select; American Biography, HME-TV Weather, Cooking at HME-TV, Endless Summer, Improve your HOme! , or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Quiz on Subject Verb Agreement - Select one answer from the choices provided after each sentence. The word you choose should fit the blank in the sentence. Don't use the HINT buttons unless you really need them. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. A Second Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement - After each sentence select the verb form that will best fit in the blank. The explanation will describe the process of arriving at the correct choice for that sentence. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Third Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement - Select the appropriate verbs from the drop-down menus to complete each sentence correctly. There are thirty-three "opportunities for error" in these paragraphs. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsMaking Subjects and Verbs Agree: Exercises - a worksheet to print, not interactive This link includes something for the teacher to print
  6. See whether you understand subject-verb agreement - Read each sentence, enter your response in the space provided, and then press "Submit" to check your answer. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz - Select the correct verb form to agree with the subject. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  8. A PowerPoint show related to this standardSubject-Verb Agreement: The Sore Thumb of Grammar
  9. Subject/Verb Agreement - Click the answer button to see the answer. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. ESL Subject Verb Agreement Quiz 1 - In the quiz questions , choose the correct verb so that subject and verb agree. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  11. ESL Subject Verb Agreement Quiz 2 - Do this quiz after mastering the quiz questions and their rules in the first This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  12. Practicing past, present & future tenses - Tense Activity 1 | Tense Activity 2 | Tense Activity 3 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  13. Practicing adverbs, adjectives, nouns, pronouns, verbs - Word Skills 1 | Word Skills 2 | Word Skills 3 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
... pronouns (case, reflexive, interrogative, demonstrative, agreement with antecedent)
7.3.5
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  1. Power Proofreading - Choose 7th grade then select; The Shopping Show , or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Practicing adverbs, adjectives, nouns, pronouns, verbs - Word Skills 1 | Word Skills 2 | Word Skills 3 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
... adjectives (common/proper, comparative/superlative forms, compound predicate adjectives, and;
adjective clauses)
7.3.5
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  1. Adjective or Adverb Exercise 1 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Adjective or Adverb Exercise 2 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Power Proofreading - Choose 7th grade then select; Know it All, Review for Endless Entertainment Show , or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Practicing adverbs, adjectives, nouns, pronouns, verbs - Word Skills 1 | Word Skills 2 | Word Skills 3 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
... adverbs (comparative/superlative, introductory phrases and clauses, and placement within the sentence)
7.3.5
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  1. Adjective or Adverb Exercise 1 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Adjective or Adverb Exercise 2 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Power Proofreading - Choose 7th grade then select; Sports Minute , or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Practicing adverbs, adjectives, nouns, pronouns, verbs - Word Skills 1 | Word Skills 2 | Word Skills 3 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
... conjunctions (coordinating, correlative, and subordinating conjunctions combining words, phrases, and clauses)
7.3.5
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  1. Conjunctions - Conjunctions are words used as joiners. Different kinds of conjunctions join different kinds of grammatical structures.
  2. Repairing Run-On Sentences This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Avoiding Comma Splices, Fused Sentences, and Run-On's from LEO: Literacy Education Online
  4. Combining Sentences for Variety and Clarity - several methods and examples are given, however this page only combines two sentences.
  5. The Need to Combine Sentences - Sentences have to be combined to avoid the monotony that would surely result if all sentences were brief and of equal length. This lesson is followed by three quizzes . This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
... prepositions
7.3.5
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  1. Power Proofreading - Choose 7th grade then select; The Runaway Classroom , or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Recognizing Prepositions - The following paragraph is taken from Ernest Hemingway's short story "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber." Click on the prepositions in the order in which they appear and they will appear in the text-area below the paragraph. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Quiz on Prepositions - For each question, choose the single best answer. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Prepositions at the Crossword I - Type the correct letter in each box. Use the tab key to move from box to box or use your mouse-button to place the letter in each box. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. Prepositions at the Crossword II - Type the correct letter in each box. Use the tab key to move from box to box or use your mouse-button to place the letter in each box. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  6. Prepositions at the Crossword III - Type the correct letter in each box. Use the tab key to move from box to box or use your mouse-button to place the letter in each box. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  7. Recognizing the Function of Phrases - When you click on "Start this test," you will be presented with a sentence. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  8. Verb and Preposition Combinations I - a quiz from the English-Zone This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  9. Verb and Preposition Combinations II - a quiz from the English-Zone This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. Verb and Preposition Combinations III - a quiz from the English-Zone This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
... interjections
7.3.5
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  1. Definition of interjections - explanation
  2. Interjections - list and meanings
  3. Interjection Lesson -
  4. Interjection Worksheet - Worksheet and lesson plan
  5. Interjection Quiz - checks your answers This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  6. Interjection Test - Use as class lesson for understanding This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Interjection Quiz - identify the interjection This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
Identify the correct use of prepositions and prepositional phrases within context.
7.3.7
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  1. Recognizing Prepositions - The following paragraph is taken from Ernest Hemingway's short story "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber." Click on the prepositions in the order in which they appear and they will appear in the text-area below the paragraph. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Quiz on Prepositions - For each question, choose the single best answer. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Prepositions at the Crossword I - Type the correct letter in each box. Use the tab key to move from box to box or use your mouse-button to place the letter in each box. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Prepositions at the Crossword II - Type the correct letter in each box. Use the tab key to move from box to box or use your mouse-button to place the letter in each box. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. Prepositions at the Crossword III - Type the correct letter in each box. Use the tab key to move from box to box or use your mouse-button to place the letter in each box. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data

Recognize usage errors occurring within context

Identify the correct use of commas (e.g., compound sentences, coordinating conjunctions, introductory words, appositives and interrupters) within context.
7.3.1
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  1. Power Proofreading - Choose 7th grade then select; Climb Every Mountain , or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Conjunctions - Click on the buttons to find the correct answer This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Conjunctions Quiz I - Click the answer buttons to see the answers. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Conjunctions Quiz II - Combine the sentences using the conjunction given in parentheses. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. Conjunction-itis Popup - Find the correct conjunction form to combine two short sentences together into one! (a Quia quiz) This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
... double negatives
7.3.2
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  1. Double Negatives - a quiz This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
... troublesome words: rise/raise, stationary/stationery, compliment/complement, beside/besides, to/too/two, there/their/they’re, lie/lay, sit/set
7.3.2
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  1. Problem verbs review - sit/set/lie/lay/rise/raise - Practice with these games to get a clear meaning of each of these troublesome verbs. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. To Lie/To Lay - To Sit/To Set - Select one answer from the choices provided after each sentence. The word you choose should fit the blank in the sentence This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Confusing Verbs - Lay / Lie - Read the sentence, and then choose the answer, and get your score instantly! This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Its/It's and There/Their/They're - Select one answer from the choices provided after each sentence. The word you choose should fit the blank in the sentence. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. To / Two / Too - Learn the difference between the homophones to, two, and too. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  6. Sit or Set Quiz - Complete the sentences using the proper form of "sit" or "set." This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Special Quiz on Except/Accept and Affect/Effect - Select one answer from the choices provided after each sentence. The word you choose should fit the blank in the sentence. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  8. Raise or Rise? - Make a choice by clicking on the radio button, then compare it with the correct answer hidden under the answer button. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  9. Rise/Raise Practice Quiz - from Quia This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. Confusing Verbs: Raise / Rise This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  11. The Notorious Confusables - Quiz 1 | Quiz 2 | Quiz 3 | Quiz 4 | Quiz 5 This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
Identify the correct use of colons (e.g., in business letters, introductory words, and preceding a list of items) within context.
7.3.3
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  1. Power Proofreading - Choose 7th grade then select; Letter to Ms. Flack, or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Choose the correct use of quotation marks and commas (e.g., in direct quotations, with explanatory material within the quote, and proper use with end marks).
7.3.4
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  1. Quiz on Using Quotation Marks - from the Guide to Grammar and Writing, sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, Hartford, CT This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Quotation Marks and Colons - online quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Quotation Marks : Exercise to be printed and completed by students at their desk | answer to the exercise This link includes something for the teacher to print
  4. Quotation Marks - Place commas and periods inside, not outside, quotation marks. Place all other punctuation outside quotation marks unless it was contained in the original source.
  5. The Gallery Of "Misused" Quotation Marks
  6. Quotation Marks - In the United States, periods and commas go inside quotation marks regardless of logic.
  7. Single Quotation Marks - Use single quotation marks for a quotation or title using quotation marks inside another quotation or title which uses quotation marks.
  8. Worksheet - fifteen sentences to edit [quotation marks] This link includes something for the teacher to print
  9. Worksheet from Georgia Southern University - three passages to edit [quotation marks] This link includes something for the teacher to print
... subject/verb agreement
7.3.5
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  1. Quiz on Subject Verb Agreement - Select one answer from the choices provided after each sentence. The word you choose should fit the blank in the sentence. Don't use the HINT buttons unless you really need them. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. A Second Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement - After each sentence select the verb form that will best fit in the blank. The explanation will describe the process of arriving at the correct choice for that sentence. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Third Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement - Select the appropriate verbs from the drop-down menus to complete each sentence correctly. There are thirty-three "opportunities for error" in these paragraphs. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Making Subjects and Verbs Agree: Exercises - a worksheet to print, not interactive
  5. Let's see whether you understand subject-verb agreement . - Read each sentence, enter your response in the space provided, and then press "Submit" to check your answer. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  6. Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz - Select the correct verb form to agree with the subject. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Subject-Verb Agreement: The Sore Thumb of Grammar
  8. Subject/Verb Agreement - Click the answer button to see the answer. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  9. ESL Subject Verb Agreement Quiz 1 - In the quiz questions , choose the correct verb so that subject and verb agree. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. ESL Subject Verb Agreement Quiz 2 - Do this quiz after mastering the quiz questions and their rules in the first This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
... pronoun case
7.3.5
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  1. Power Proofreading - Choose 7th grade then select; Barnyard Ballet, Action Hero Role, Deadpan Acting Awards , or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
... comparative/superlative forms
7.3.5
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Identify within context a variety of appropriate sentence-combining techniques (comma + coordinating conjunction, use of semicolon, and introductory phrases and/or clauses).
7.3.6
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Select the most appropriate way to correct a run-on sentence (e.g., conjunctions, semicolons, and periods to join or to separate elements) in order to provide syntactic variety within context.
7.3.8
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  1. Repairing Run-On Sentences - After each run-on sentence select the remedy that would best repair that sentence. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Fragments and Run-On's - After each sentence, select the option which best describes that sentence. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Avoiding Comma Splices - Click on "The sentence, please!" and a sentence containing a comma splice will appear in the top text-area. Repair the sentence. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Avoiding Comma Splices II - Click on "The sentence, please!" and a sentence containing a comma splice will appear in the top text-area. Repair the sentence. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. A sample of a good 239-word sentence - It's not the kind of thing you'd want to read very often, but it does work. Remember, this is not a run-on sentence.
  6. Run-on/Comma Splice/Fragment Quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Run on's and Comma Splices - Look at the passage and decide whether the sentence is correct or whether it is a run-on. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
Identify correctly or incorrectly spelled words in context.
7.3.9
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  1. Online Spelling Quizzes - numerous quizzes in TCAP format This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
Recognize and use appositives and appositive phrases and infinitives and infinitive phases within the context.
7.3.10
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Select the appropriate use of underlining/italicizing with titles, specific words, numbers, and letters.
7.3.11
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Use and distinguish homonyms and homographs.
  1. A Feast of Homonyms - a Quia quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Homographs - a two person Quia quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Homonym Practice - a Quia quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Homophone Quiz - three levels are available in this BBC quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. Self-Study Homonym Quizzes - 52 quizzes listed This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  6. Word Confusion - choose the Hard level in this FunBrain quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Word Pairs - This quiz checks your understanding of homophones. Listen to the sentence and select the correct word from the pair. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding This resource includes voice instructions for students

Review Help

Released tests
  1. FCAT Sample Reading Test - [2008] sample questions and test taking tips An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  2. FCAT Sample Answer Book - [2008] An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  3. Texas end-of-year reading test from 2003 This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
FCAT Sample Test Book
  1. The FCAT Sample Test Books are designed to help students become familiar with FCAT (Florida) by providing helpful hints and offering practice answering questions in different formats. Half of this document is math and half is reading. An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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