Level A8 English
Topics & Worksheets

Topic 1. Vocabulary

ChapterDateNotes
01. Word A Day
   
   
02. Homework - Learn New Words
   
   
03. P List - 2
   
   
04. P List
   
   
05. O List - 2
   
   
06. O List
   
   
07. N List
   
   
08. Words from Mythology - 2
   
   
09. T List 2
   
   
10. Q List
   
   
11. R List
   
   
12. R List - 2
   
   
13. S List
   
   
14. S List - 2
   
   
15. T List
   
   
16. U List
   
   
17. V List
   
   
18. W List
   
   
19. XYZ List
   
   
20. Words from Mythology
   
   
21. Word Roots
   
   
22. terr: earth
   
   
23. mand/mend: entrust or order
   
   
24. tors/tort: to twist, to wind, or to wrench
   
   
25. neg: to say ‘no’
   
   
26. fug: to flee or escape
   
   
27. tempor: time
   
   
28. jur: to swear; take an oath
   
   
29. phos/phot: light
   
   
30. dom: house or master
   
   
31. Words and Expressions Commonly Misused - 1
   
   
32. Words and Expressions Commonly Misused - 2
   
   
33. Words and Expressions Commonly Misused - 3
   
   
34. Words and Expressions Commonly Misused - 4
   
   
35. cide: kill
   
   
36. avis: bird
   
   
37. peri: going around something
   
   
38. rupt: break
   
   
39. Greek and Latin Number Roots
   
   
40. Prefixes Practice
   
   
41. Suffixes
   
   
42. Greek and Latin Suffixes
   
   
43. Suffixes and Parts of Speech
   
   
44. Suffixes - Nouns
   
   
45. Suffixes - Verbs
   
   
46. Suffixes - Adjectives
   
   
47. Suffixes - Adverbs
   
   
48. Suffix Review Test
   
   
49. Prefix and Suffix Review Test
   
   
50. Spelling Rules for Adding Suffixes
   
   
51. Spelling Rules for Adding Suffixes - 2
   
   
52. Greek and Latin Prefixes
   
   

Topic 2. Grammar

ChapterDateNotes
01. Parts Of Speech Review
   
   
02. Subjects and Nouns
   
   
03. Subject-Verb Agreement
   
   
04. Mind Your Subject!
   
   
05. Direct Objects
   
   
06. Indirect Objects
   
   
07. Be - As a Helping Verb
   
   
08. Be - As a Linking Verb
   
   
09. Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
   
   
10. Pronouns as Subjects
   
   
11. Pronouns and Direct Objects
   
   
12. Pronouns and Indirect Object
   
   
13. Pronoun Case (Tested in ACT)
   
   
14. Pronoun Agreement (Tested in ACT)
   
   
15. Adverbs of Time, Place, and Manner
   
   
16. Comparing with Adverbs
   
   
17. Subjects and Predicates
   
   
18. Compound Subjects and Compound Predicates
   
   
19. Dependent and Independent Clauses
   
   
20. Appositives: Restrictive and Non-restrictive
   
   
21. Capitalization
   
   
22. Punctuation - Quotation Marks ('' '')
   
   
23. Punctuation - Hyphen (-), Dash (—)
   
   
24. Punctuation - Parentheses ( )
   
   
25. More Ways to Omit Needless Words in Writing
   
   
26. Place the Emphatic Words of a Sentence at the End
   
   
27. In Summaries, Keep to One Tense
   
   

Topic 3. Reading Comprehension

ChapterDateNotes
01. Read and Summarize a Book
   
   
02. Reading Fiction - Strategies
   
   
03. Word A Day
   
   
04. Sea-Fever by John Masefield
   
   
05. The Walrus and The Carpenter by Lewis Carroll
   
   
06. IF by Rudyard Kipling
   
   
07. Daffodils by William Wordsworth
   
   
08. The Matterhorn - A Mountain in the Alps
   
   
09. Rembrandt van Rijn
   
   
10. Marie Curie – Biography
   
   
11. Rosa Parks Biography
   
   
12. The Ransom of Red Chief
   
   
13. The Daisy
   
   
14. Six Able Men
   
   
15. Bluebeard
   
   
16. The Empress Jowka
   
   
17. Beauty and the Beast
   
   
18. The Seven Crows
   
   
19. The Parrot Shah
   
   
20. The Wise Little Girl
   
   
21. Sasha, Mansor and the Storks
   
   
22. Analyzing Literature: Moon-Face by Jack London
   
   
23. Analyzing Literature: War by Jack London
   
   
24. The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe
   
   
25. Review Test - Reading Comprehension Level 8
   
   

Topic 4. Writing

ChapterDateNotes
01. Writing Process Steps
   
   
02. Writing Process Steps - Doing Research
   
   
03. Writing Process Steps - Revising and Editing
   
   
04. Writing a Story: Using a Mind Map
   
   
05. Character Is Destiny
   
   
06. Memorable Speech: Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death!
   
   
07. Memorable Speech: The Space Shuttle ''Challenger'' Tragedy Address
   
   
08. Read and Summarize a Book
   
   
09. Researching Career Choices
   
   
10. Ronald Reagan
   
   
11. Abraham Lincoln
   
   
12. Famous Philosopher -- Confucius
   
   
13. Yoga and Meditation
   
   
14. Healthy Eating
   
   
15. The Great Depression (1929-1939)
   
   
16. Global Financial Crisis of 2008
   
   
17. Nano Technology
   
   
18. Economic Bubbles
   
   
19. Biotechnology
   
   
20. Types of Essays
   
   
21. Writing a Five Paragraph Essay
   
   
22. The Argumentative/Persuasive Essay
   
   
23. Mini-Speech Practice
   
   
24. Writing From Knowledge and Experience
   
   
25. Writing Prompts for Middle & High School Students
   
   
26. Letters About Literature
   
   
27. How to Write a Newspaper Article
   
   
28. In the News
   
   
29. Introduction to Rhetoric
   
   
30. Means of Persuasion
   
   
31. Ethos, Pathos, and Logos Applied: President Bush Addresses the Nation
   
   
32. Review Test - Writing Level 8
   
   

Topic 5. Other Topics & Review Tests

ChapterDateNotes
01. Grammar Placement Test
   
   
02. Writing Test
   
   
03. Vocabulary Test - 3
   
   
04. Vocabulary Test - 4
   
   
05. Essays for College Admissions Applications (University of Michigan)
   
   
06. Essays for College Admissions Applications (MIT)