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Appositive Phrase Worksheet
Are you positive that's an appositive? Make sure that your class members can pick an appositive or appositive phrase out of a lineup and come up with their own appositives by asking them to complete the exercises provided here. There are two parts to this worksheet; complete the first section as a warm-up activity and assign the second for homework.
6th - 9th Language Arts 14 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Phrases and Clauses Worksheet
There are many different types of clauses and phrases, and your class can practice them while reading and adding to a story about Grammar Man and his battle with the Fragmenter, the Cell Phony, and other grammar villains! For the first section here, pupils identify adverb clauses, adjective clauses, prepositional phrases, participial phrases, gerund phrases, infinitive phrases, appositives, and absolute phrases.
7th - 12th Language Arts 105 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Explore appositives, phrases that immediately follow the noun they modify, using sentence strips, examples, and collaborative learning. The class works together to identify appositives and use commas to properly punctuate them. Partners create their own sentences with appositives on sentence strips to test if they are correct.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 13 Views 140 Downloads
Appositives and Present Participle Phrases (-ing word groups)
Combine sentences with the help of this grammar resource! Learn how to combine sentences using appositives and present participle phrases. The first page focuses on combining two sentences and creatine one. On page two, writers practice combining sentences by using present participle phrases.
8th - 9th Language Arts 18 Views 35 Downloads
Grammar Practice: Restrictive vs. Non-Restrictive Clauses
Go over the basics of restrictive and non-restrictive clauses with this grammar worksheet. After reviewing the concepts, as well as the definitions of parentheticals and appositives, young learners label ten sentences as restrictive or non-restrictive.
7th - 9th Language Arts 23 Views 52 Downloads
Writing Conventions: Combining Sentences with Appositives
Young grammarians as well as language learners can benefit from a short presentation about using appositives to combine short, related sentences. After a brief definition of terms, pairs share their ideas and combine model sentences.
6th - 8th English Language Development 3 Views 29 Downloads
Could your language arts class use some practice with commas? Use these pages to work on separating adjectives with commas, setting off introductory words, and appositives. The worksheets prompt kids to copy the sentences onto another piece of paper, but you could easily integrate the activity into your Daily Oral Language.
6th - 8th Language Arts 124 Views 258 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Combining Sentences with Appositives
Give your young grammarians added practice combining sentences with appositives. Pairs of sentences are presented, and learners rewrite the second sentence adding it to the first using commas, appositives, or an appositive phrase.
6th - 8th Language Arts 20 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Seven Ways to Start a Sentence
Trying to find a way for your eighth graders to use more variety in their writing? Use this worksheet as both a review and reference page to reinforce the different ways to begin a sentence. Learners are offered the chance to practice starting sentences with adverbs, prepositional phrases, participial phrases, absolute phrases, appositive phrases, introductory adverb clauses, and noun clauses.
8th Language Arts 7 Views 65 Downloads
Instruct your class on appositives and they will be ready to complete this sentence-combining activity. Given two sentences, one of which describes the subject in detail, pupils are asked to incorporate the second sentence into the first as an appositive.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses and Appositives
Review restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses as well as comma usage with this three-page packet. Both types of clauses are defined, and examples are provided before grammarians attempt an 18-sentence practice opportunity. After labeling the clause types, they put their comma rules to practice with a 14-sentence practice.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Young scholars investigate the use of appositives as descriptive phrases. In this appositive lesson, students examine the proper use and punctuation of appositives as phrases that describe nouns or noun phrases. They participate in a teacher led lesson, guided practice, and individual practice in writing complex sentences with appositives.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 12 Views 91 Downloads
Commas Until You Cry!
Various parts of speech are defined along with humorous examples spoken by a hungry crocodile in a 60-slide PowerPoint presentation. Slides seventeen and onward cover comma usage tips. Some sentence examples are obscured by other writing, but most provide great grammar practice for your class.
7th - 11th Language Arts 15 Views 171 Downloads
Appositives and Punctuation
Appositives rename nominal phrases that they are next to. These are two equal nouns. Yossarian the Grammarian gives several examples on his whiteboard as he continues to talk about restrictive and non-restrictive phrases as well.
8 mins 4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Recognizing Noun Clauses, Lesson 19
Add this presentation to your lesson about subordinate clauses and sentence variety. With many examples of noun clauses, including appositives and ways to use them in different types of sentences, this slideshow would be a great way to reinforce your middle schoolers' grammar skills.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 27 Downloads
Exercise grammatical skills and practice correcting fragments in a variety of ways. Class members combine sentences or create independent clauses. A straightfoward grammatical activity, assign these 15 sentences after you have introduced appositives, clauses, and sentence fragments.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads