We use Holt Traditions, Warriner's Handbook which reviews basic grammar, usage and mechanics as well as vocabulary and spelling. We also use the MODG Composition manual covers the various skills used in writing good essays, summaries, and papers. The Grammar & Comp Syllabus has a day-by-day breakdown of this course along with a variety of teaching resources including Ninth Grade Subject Rubrics, Learning Objectives, and grading charts. This is a 1 year, 1 credit course.
Current Edition: © 2013.
Online versions of the MODG syllabi are provided to enrolled families free of charge. Paper copies of the syllabi are also available for purchase from the MODG office, with a 30% discount for enrolled families.
Grammar – Ch. 1: The Noun, Common and Proper Nouns, Compound Nouns: pp. 2-6, Ex. 1, 2, & 3.
Grammar – Ch. 1: Pronoun, Personal Pronouns, Other Commonly Used Pronouns: pp. 6-9, Ex. 4 & 5.
Grammar – Ch. 1: The Adjective, Pronoun or Adjective?, Nouns Used as Adjectives, Articles, Adjectives in Sentences: pp. 10-14, Ex. 6, 7, and Review Exercise A.
Grammar – Ch. 1: The Verb, Action Verbs, Linking Verbs: pp. 14-19, Ex. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13.