Knowledge Quest English 2 Workbook & Game

Knowledge Quest English 2 Workbook & Game
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Anderson
ISBN13 9781742467344
Pub date October 2011
Pages 160
RRP $34.95
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Knowledge Quest for English is an exciting new series providing teachers and students with solutions to build core skills for success in English. Knowledge Quest English 2 allows students to leave the classroom behind as they enter a world where learning English skills is fun and knowledge is rewarded.

KEY FEATURES

• A full-colour, engaging language reference tool with worksheet text that will teach language skills in a sequential progression
• Provides a highly interactive, fun and supportive online environment
• Students gain rewards through quest-based gameplay linked to educational concepts
• Students create their own character and progress through the game at their own pace.
• Features an in-game reward system that encourages completion of quests linked to educational concepts
• Contains graded NAPLAN-stlye questions with feedback to aid students' preparation for NAPLAN tests.
• Caters for different learning styles
• Develops skills and strategies for reading and comprehension

Knowledge Quest English 2 Workbook and Game is an online game accompanied by a flexible student workbook. 

For more information about the Knowledge Quest English 2 Online Game* click here
For more information about the Knowledge Quest English 2 Teacher Edition click here

* Knowledge Quest English 2 Online Game is now supported by iPad.

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Contents v

Progress record viii

How to use this book x

CHECK YOUR KNOWLEDGE 1

GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION 2

SPELLING AND VOCABULARY 4

MODULE 1 GRAMMAR 7

TOPIC 1 NOUNS 8

Worksheet 1 Count nouns 10

Worksheet 2 Collective nouns 11

Worksheet 3 Compound nouns 12

Worksheet 4 Verbal nouns 13

Nouns wrap-up 14

TOPIC 2 VERBS 16

Worksheet 5 Regular verbs 18

Worksheet 6 Irregular verbs 19

Worksheet 7 Finite and non-finite verbs 20

Worksheet 8 Subjects 21

Worksheet 9 Objects 22

Worksheet 10 Present perfect continuous tense 23

Worksheet 11 Future perfect continuous tense 24

Worksheet 12 Phrasal verbs 25

Verbs wrap-up 26

TOPIC 3 PRONOUNS 28

Worksheet 13 Reflexive pronouns 30

Worksheet 14 Subjective pronouns 31

Worksheet 15 Objective pronouns 32

Worksheet 16 Compound pronouns 33

Pronouns wrap-up 34

TOPIC 4 ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS 36

Worksheet 17 Gradable adjectives 38

Worksheet 18 Absolute adjectives 39

Worksheet 19 Compound adjectives 40

Worksheet 20 Comparative and superlative adverbs 41

Worksheet 21 Comment adverbs 42

Worksheet 22 Conjunctive adverbs 43

Adjectives wrap-up 44

Adverbs wrap-up 45

TOPIC 5 CONJUNCTIONS AND CLAUSES 46

Worksheet 23 Correlative conjunctions 48

Worksheet 24 Is like a conjunction? 49

Worksheet 25 Finite clauses 50

Worksheet 26 Non-finite clauses 51

Worksheet 27 Adverbial clauses of concession and adverbial clauses of condition 52

Worksheet 28 Adjectival clauses 53

Conjunctions wrap-up 54

Clauses wrap-up 55

TOPIC 6 SENTENCES 56

Worksheet 29 Subject and predicate 58

Worksheet 30 Sentence fragments 59

Worksheet 31 Run-on sentences 60

Worksheet 32 Elliptical sentences 61

Worksheet 33 Compound-complex sentences 62

Worksheet 34 Building sentences 63

Sentences wrap-up 64

TOPIC 7 PARAGRAPHS 66

Worksheet 35 Topic sentences 68

Worksheet 36 Supporting detail 70

Worksheet 37 Transition sentences 72

Paragraphs wrap-up 74

MODULE 2 PUNCTUATION 76

Worksheet 38 Dashes 78

Worksheet 39 Forward slashes 79

Worksheet 40 Brackets 80

Worksheet 41 Punctuating sentence starters 81

Worksheet 42 Punctuating a person’s title within sentences 82

Worksheet 43 Punctuating special events and places within sentences 83

Worksheet 44 Punctuating titles 84

Worksheet 45 Punctuating compound adjectives 85

Punctuation wrap-up 86

MODULE 3 SPELLING 88

Worksheet 46 Vowel sounds a, ay and ah 90

Worksheet 47 Vowel sounds aw and air 91

Worksheet 48 Vowel sounds e, ee, er and ear 92

Worksheet 49 Vowel sounds i and ie 93

Worksheet 50 Vowel sounds o, oh, ow and oy 94

Worksheet 51 Vowel sounds u, oo, ooh and yew 95

Worksheet 52 Consonant sounds f, g and j 96

Worksheet 53 Consonants k and s 97

Worksheet 54 Consonant sounds sh, z and ch 98

Worksheet 55 Generalisations — –ous, –ious or –eous 99

Worksheet 56 Generalisations — –able or –ible 100

Worksheet 57 Generalisations — –ance or –ence 101

Spelling wrap-up 102

MODULE 4 VOCABULARY 104

Worksheet 58 Portmanteau words 106

Worksheet 59 Compound words 107

Worksheet 60 Collocations 108

Worksheet 61 Spoonerisms 109

Worksheet 62 Idioms 110

Worksheet 63 Malapropisms 111

Worksheet 64 Onomatopoeia 112

Worksheet 65 Hyperbole 113

Worksheet 66 Oxymorons 114

Worksheet 67 Symbolism 115

Worksheet 68 Analogies 116

Worksheet 69 Allusions 117

Worksheet 70 Irony 118

Vocabulary wrap-up 120

MODULE 5 READING COMPREHENSION 122

Worksheet 71 Predicting 124

Worksheet 72 Context clues 126

Worksheet 73 Inferences 128

Worksheet 74 Summarising 130

Worksheet 75 Cause and effect 132

Worksheet 76 Comparing and contrasting 134

Reading comprehension wrap-up 136

QUICK REFERENCE

Glossary 141

Prepositions 145

Vowel sounds 146

Consonant sounds 147

A guide to spelling 148

Spelling tips 149

Singular and plural forms 150

Greek and Latin roots 151

Prefixes and suffixes 152

Usage troubleshooting guide 155

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