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Language Network ClassZone is your online guide to grammar, writing, and communication. Battle our brainteasers, question your own knowledge with self-scoring quizzes, learn to do more using the Internet, or get your writing published—all within ClassZone! Begin your adventure by selecting a chapter from the menu below. A wealth of information awaits you!

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Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics


Chapter 1: The Parts of Speech


Chapter 2: The Sentence and Its Parts


Chapter 3: Using Phrases


Chapter 4: Clauses and Sentence Structure


Chapter 5: Writing Complete Sentences


Chapter 6: Using Verbs


Chapter 7: Subject-Verb Agreement


Chapter 8: Using Pronouns


Chapter 9: Using Modifiers


Chapter 10: Capitalization


Chapter 11: Punctuation


Essential Writing Skills/Writing Workshops


Chapter 12: Writing Process


Chapter 13: Sentences to Paragraphs


Chapter 14: Paragraphs to Compositions


Chapter 15: Elaboration


Chapter 16: Revising Sentences


Chapter 17: Style and Effective Language


Chapter 18: Personal Narrative


Chapter 19: Character Sketch


Chapter 20: Response to Literature


Chapter 21: Process Explanation


Chapter 22: Comparison-Contrast Essay


Chapter 23: Opinion Statement


Chapter 24: Short Story


Chapter 25: Research Report


Communicating in the Information Age


Chapter 26: Finding Information


Chapter 27: Analyzing and Evaluating Ideas


Chapter 28: Oral Communication


Chapter 29: Understanding the Media


Chapter 30: Creating Media


Chapter 31: Expanding Your Vocabulary


Chapter 32: Preparing for Tests