Contents I. The English Sentence Unit 1. Understanding Sentence Basics What Is a Sentence? Working with Sentences The Parts of a Sentence: Subject and Verb Sentences in Paragraphs Peer Editing Journal Writing Unit 2. Connecting Sentences and Paragraphs Sentences: Using Adjectives What Is a Paragraph? Working with the Whole Paragraph Working with Topic Sentences Working with the Body of the Paragraph Working with Concluding Sentences II. Developing Sentences Unit 3. Writing About the Present Begin with the Present Tense Negatives and the Present Tense Sentences with Object Pronouns Sentence Types: Simple and Compound Unit 4. Writing About the Past Begin with the Past Tense Irregular Past Tense Verbs Negative Verb Review Compound Sentences with But Unit 5. Describing Actions Using the Present Progressive Using he Connector And Using the Connector So Adverbs Unit 6. Writing About the Future Talking About the Future Using Time Words Be Going To with Negatives Complex Sentences Articles A, An, The Questions and Answers: Structures with Because Unit 7. Writing Sentences with Adjective Clauses and Place Phrases Writing with Adjective Clauses Understanding Place Phrases Unit 8. More Practice with Sentences and Paragraphs Practice with Sentences and Paragraphs Responding to Issues in the News Appendices 1. Capitalization Rules 2. Spelling Rules for Regular Past Tense Verbs 3. Irregular Past Tense Verbs 4. Spelling of the -ing (present participle) Form of Verbs 5. Common Stative, or Non-Action, Verbs 6. Definite Article The 7. Common Noncount Nouns 8. Possessive Adjectives 9. Quantifiers 10. The Prepositions In, At, and On 11. Some Common Comma Rules 12. Order of Adjectives 13, Definitions of Useful Language Terms 14. Extra Writing Activities for More Practice 15. Peer Editing Sheets 16. Answer KeyFolse, Keith S. is the author of 'Great Sentences: An Introduction to Basic Sentences and Paragraphs' with ISBN 9780618056170 and ISBN 0618056173.