Students, parents, and teachers can easily find answers related to the specific requirements of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts. This set of expectations and skills needs to be mastered to succeed in school, college, and the real world. The QuickStudy® series aligns with those standards being implemented in most states to help guide students through their classes and to support parents helping their students excel. Each guide in the series focuses on critical areas of the curriculum and features real-world problems, examples, illustrations, and tables to help students retain information. Topics for each grade level include: • parallel structure • phrases and clauses • semicolon & colon • spelling • style manuals • And more!