LaunchPad Solo for Real Reading and Writing (Six Month Access)
First Edition   ©2015

LaunchPad Solo for Real Reading and Writing (Six Month Access)

Susan Anker , Miriam Moore (Lord Fairfax Community College)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4576-8865-4; ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-8865-2; Format: LaunchPad Solo

LaunchPad Solo for Real Reading and Writing

LearningCurve Activities

Active and Passive Voice

Apostrophes

Coordination and Subordination

Capitalization

Commas

Fragments

Multilingual—Articles and Types of Nouns

Multilingual—Prepositions

Multilingual—Sentence Structure

Multilingual—Verbs

Parallelism

Parts of Speech—Nouns and Pronouns

Parts of Speech—Verbs, Adjectives, and Adverbs

Parts of Speech --Prepositions and Conjunctions

Pronoun Agreement and Pronoun Reference

Run-On Sentences

Shifts

Subject-Verb Agreement

Verb Tenses

Word Choice and Appropriate Language

Additional Grammar Exercises

Chapter 15: The Basic Sentence: An Overview

Identifying Parts of Speech

Identifying Subjects

Identifying the Verb

Chapter 16: Fragments: Incomplete Sentences

Identifying Complete Thoughts

Correcting Various Fragments

Correcting Fragments that Start with Prepositions

Correcting Fragments that Begin with to + a Verb

Fragments Review

Chapter 17: Run-Ons: Two Sentences Joined Incorrectly

Correcting Various Run-Ons

Identifying a Run-On or Comma Splice

Correcting a Run-On by Adding a Comma and a Conjunction

Chapter 18: Problems with Subject-Verb Agreement: When Subjects and Verbs Don’t Match

Correcting Various Subject-Verb Agreement Problems

Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems with the Verbs Be, Have, and Do

Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems When the Subject and Verb Are Separated by a
Prepositional Phrase

Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems When the Subject and Verb Are Separated by a Dependent Clause

Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems with Compound Subjects

Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems When the Subject Is an Indefinite Pronoun

Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems When the Verb Comes Before the Subject

Subject-Verb Agreement Review

Chapter 19: Verb Tense: Using Verbs To Express Different Times

Using the Correct Verb Form for Regular Verbs in the Present Tense

Using the Correct Verb Form for Regular Verbs in the Past Tense

Using the Correct Verb Form for Regular Verbs in the Present Tense and the Past Tense

Using the Correct Verb Forms for Be and Have in the Present Tense

Using the Correct Verb Forms for Irregular Verbs in the Past Tense (1)

Using the Correct Verb Forms for Irregular Verbs in the Past Tense (2)

Using the Correct Forms for the Past Participles of Regular Verbs

Using the Correct Forms for the Past Participles of Irregular Verbs

Using the Present Perfect Tense (1)

Using the Present Perfect Tense (2)

Using the Past Perfect Tense (1)

Using the Past Perfect Tense (2)

Identifying Active and Passive Voice

Correcting Problems with Consistency of Verb Tense

Using Consistent Verb Tense

Verb Problems Review

Chapter 20: Pronouns: Using Substitutes for Nouns

Identifying Pronouns (1)

Identifying Pronouns (2)

Identifying Pronouns (3)

Using Indefinite Pronouns

Making Pronouns Agree with Indefinite Pronouns and Collective Nouns

Making Pronouns Agree with Indefinite Pronouns

Using Collective Nouns and Pronouns

Making Pronouns Agree with Collective Nouns

Using the Right Type of Pronoun with Compound Subjects and Objects

Editing Pronouns in Compound Constructions

Using the Right Type of Pronoun in Comparisons

Editing Pronouns in Comparisons

Choosing Between Who and Whom (1)

Choosing Between Who and Whom (2)

Making Pronouns Consistent in Person 

Chapter 21: Adjectives and Adverbs: Using Descriptive Words

Choosing Between Adjectives and Adverbs

Choosing Between Adjective and Adverb Forms

Using Comparatives and Superlatives

Using Comparative and Superlative Forms

Using Good, Well, Bad, and Badly

Using Good and Well

Using Comparative and Superlative Forms of Good and Bad

Chapter 22: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers: Avoiding Confusing Descriptions

Correcting Misplaced Modifiers (1)

Correcting Misplaced Modifiers (2)

Correcting Dangling Modifiers

Chapter 23: Parallelism: Balancing Ideas

Correcting Errors in Parallelism

Chapter 26: Vocabulary and Word Choice: Finding the Right Word

Using the Right Word (1)

Using the Right Word (2)

Chapter 27: Spelling and Commonly Confused Words

Using the Six Spelling Rules (1)

Using the Six Spelling Rules (2)

Correcting Spelling Mistakes

Chapter 28: Commas

Using Commas in a Compound Sentence

Using Commas After Introductory Word Groups

Using Commas to Set Off Appositives and Interruptors

Using Commas in Other Situations 

Chapter 29: Apostrophes

Using Apostrophes to Show Ownership 

Chapter 30: Quotation Marks

Using Quotation Marks for Direct Quotations and Certain Titles

Punctuating Direct and Indirect Quotations

Using Quotation Marks for Titles (1)

Using Quotations Marks for Titles (2)

Chapter 32: Capitalization: Using Capital Letters

Capitalizing