This Saxon Grammar's Student Textbook contains 111 lessons and is written directly to the student. Providing instruction on key grammar and usage concepts with bolded words and 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, nouns, helping verbs, future tense, irregular nouns & verbs, prepositions, pronouns, proofreading symbols, diagramming, adverbs, punctuation, subject-verb agreement, clauses, spelling rules, and more. 715 pages, indexed, softcover.