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Common Core Standard L.8.1 Questions

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

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Grade 8 Parts of Speech CCSS: L.8.1

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Grade 8 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Which sentence uses the conditional mood?
  1. Wade sings every Tuesday night.
  2. Do you sing every Tuesday night, Wade?
  3. I wish Wade would sing every Tuesday night.
  4. Wade would sing every Tuesday night, if he was allowed.
Grade 8 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1a
Which sentence has an infinitive phrase?
  1. He wanted beans.
  2. They went to study math.
  3. She went to the market.
  4. They ran from the park.
Grade 8 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Identify the verb mood in the sentence below.

Will you please help with my campaign?
  1. Indicative
  2. Imperative
  3. Interrogative
  4. Conditional
  5. Subjunctive
Grade 8 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Identify the verb mood in the sentence below.

What is his name?
  1. Indicative
  2. Imperative
  3. Interrogative
  4. Conditional
  5. Subjunctive
Grade 8 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Identify the verb mood in the sentence below.

Eat healthy foods.
  1. Indicative
  2. Imperative
  3. Interrogative
  4. Conditional
  5. Subjunctive
Grade 8 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Identify the verb mood in the sentence below.

I am going to the store.
  1. Indicative
  2. Imperative
  3. Interrogative
  4. Conditional
  5. Subjunctive
Grade 8 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Grade 8 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Grade 8 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Identify the verb mood that is represented by the following detail:

Asks a question.
  1. Indicative
  2. Imperative
  3. Interrogative
  4. Conditional
  5. Subjunctive
Grade 8 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Identify the verb mood in the sentence below.

She might do well if she studies for the test.
  1. Indicative
  2. Imperative
  3. Interrogative
  4. Conditional
  5. Subjunctive
Grade 8 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Identify the verb mood that is represented by the following detail:

States a fact.
  1. Indicative
  2. Imperative
  3. Interrogative
  4. Conditional
  5. Subjunctive
Grade 8 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1a
Which sentence has a gerund phrase?
  1. I love eating blueberries.
  2. I love to eat blueberries.
  3. I love blueberries.
  4. I love it when blueberries are good.
Grade 8 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1c
Grade 8 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1a
Which one of the following sentences uses a participial phrase correctly?
  1. Washed with my clothes, my cellphone no longer worked.
  2. When I washed my cellphone with my clothes it no longer worked.
  3. My cellphone no longer worked, washed with my clothes.
Grade 8 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1b
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

It is believed by the teachers that a dress code must be implemented by the school to control behavior.
  1. It is believed by the teachers that the school must implement a dress code to control behavior.
  2. The teachers believe that a dress code must be implemented by the school to control behavior.
  3. The teachers believe that the school must implement a dress code to control behavior.
  4. To control behavior, it is believed by the teachers that the school must implement a dress code.
Grade 8 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1b
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

The man was stung by a bee.
  1. The man had been stung by a bee.
  2. A bee stung the man.
  3. A bee was stung by the man.
  4. The man was stung by a wasp.
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