Language Practice and AHSGE Language Objectives

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Language Objective on the Alabama High School Graduation Exam

· Identify correct noun forms

Make sure plural words are spelled correctly (indexes, donkeys, foxes, bushes); Remember - sisters-in-law not sister-in-laws and other compound nouns; Be able to tell the difference between singular possessive and plural possessive.; Words with aposrtophes must own the word that follows it. Otherwise it doesn't need an apostrophe. Ex. the rose bushes' are blooming. ("Are" doesn't belong to the bushes.)

· Identify correct verb forms

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· Recognize subject-verb agreement

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· Recognize pronoun-antecedent agreement

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· Identify verb shifts

· Identify correct pronoun case

· Identify effective use of voice

· Determine correct use of modifiers

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· Identify commonly confused words

· Use clear, vivid, precise language

· Use formal and informal language

· Demonstrate correct sentence structure

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· Demonstrate internal parallelism

· Demonstrate correct use of capitalization

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· Demonstrate correct use of commas

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· Demonstrate semicolon and colon usage

· Demonstrate quotation marks and underlining

· Demonstrate correct use of apostrophe

· Paragraph progression and completeness