Adverbial Clause Teacher Resources
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Adverb Clause Worksheet
Use this instructional activity whenever you'd like to test or practice adverb clauses. On the page is a pair of exercises that help learners practice identifying and writing adverb clauses. Since there aren't examples, this would work well as an assessment or as an extension of an in-class lesson.
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing Grammar and Syntax in Ayn Rand's Anthem
“I am. I think. I will.” Seek the secrets of words. Ayn Rand’s Anthem provides the text for a series of exercises that ask readers to analyze how Rand uses antimetabole, epistrophe, parallelism, and repetition to create meaning. Using the provided worksheets and graphic organizers, individuals explain the meaning of passages, analyze how Rand uses various grammatical devices to underscore her point, and then create their own examples.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Understanding Independent and Dependent Clauses
Characteristics of dependent and independent clauses are the focus of this language arts instructional activity. High schoolers take notes on specific definitions and traits of clauses and their correct grammatical use. This instructional activity provides links to several other specific grammar lessons.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
A Comprehensive Look at the Subjunctive
Wow! A comprehensive resource that covers all of the bases of the subjunctive! The first eight pages provide charts, examples, and translations, and the last two pages contain two cumulative exercises. How much was learned from the information provided?
11th - Higher Ed Languages
Adverb Phrases: Shortening Clauses to Modifying Phrases
Work on modifying phrases and improving writing technique with this instructional activity. Young grammarians shorten clauses by modifying phrases to complete the sentences. They complete 16 sentences for practice. Scroll to the bottom of the page to access the practice opportunity.
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Forming Complex Sentences with Subordinating Conjunctions
Trying to help your learners improve their writing? Experiment with complex sentences with this handout and short exercise. This handout presents definitions of different types of clauses, a table explaining subordinating conjunctions, and a brief word on punctuation.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
The Imperfect (Past) Subjunctive: When?
Is your class in the mood for the imperfect subjunctive? They will be if they understand when to use it. Pupils can read, or you can take lesson inspiration from, the the provided information. Learners will find out all about using the imperfect subjunctive in noun clauses, adjective clauses, adverbial clauses, hypothetical situations, and more.
6th - 12th Languages
Subordination and Coordination Practice
Varying sentence structure creates interest. Help your writers combine sentences and play with sentence structure. For each of nine pairs of sentences, writers use different words (like although, so, or because) to link the two sentences together.
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Who/Which Clauses, Adverbial Clauses, and “–ing” Openers
In this grammar worksheet, students practice working with clauses. Students are given ten sets of sentences where they are to combine the sentences and create three new sentences using a "who/which" clause, and adverbial clause, and an "-ing" or "-ed" opener.
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Reducing Adjective Clauses Part 2
In this reducing adjective clauses part 2 worksheet, students read the explanation for shortening a relative (adjective) clause with an active voice verb, then interactively completes 10 sentences by reducing the modifying clause to a participial one, with immediate online feedback.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Semicolon vs. Colon...And What is a Comma Splice?
Designed originally for higher education, this PowerPoint could also be used to introduce your high schoolers to the semicolon, colon, and comma splice. The texts do not contain pictures or graphics; instead, they present information in an organized, bullet-point template.
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Kinds (Function) of Prepositional Phrase Recognition Practice
In this adjective and adverbial phrases practice worksheet, students read an informative lesson. Students then respond to 10 questions that require them to identify prepositional phrases and label the adjective or adverbial clause.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Simple to Complex Sentences
Such a creative game idea, this activity might actually make grammar fun! Learners play a modified game of connect-four by identifying the grammatical name for different words and phrases and then working them into simple sentences to make more complex sentences.
4th - 9th English Language Arts