This Grade 8 Saxon Grammar's Student Textbook contains 111 lessons and is written directly to the student. Developed to follow the classic Saxon model of incremental development and continuous review, lessons instruct students on a basic skill before moving on to examples, practice exercises, and review sets. Providing instruction on key grammar and usage concepts with bolded vocabulary and thorough examples, writing exercises are also included to help guide students through composing a complete essay. Journaling and dictation exercises help hone different writing skills. Topics covered in this Grade 8 text include types of sentences, capitalization, action verbs, pronouns, adjectives, nouns, subject-verb agreement, the semicolon, infinitives, parallel structures, interjections, and more. 717 pages, indexed, softcover.