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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.
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. It's a fun, hands-on way to master a specific punctuation/grammar rule.
What is an appositive? Knowing this phrase is essential to understanding the comma rule that involves them. Read the examples, and then complete the 20 sentences that follow. An answer guide is also provided.
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.
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.
Students 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.
In this commas and appositives activity, students rewrite sentences and include an appositive in the sentence. Students also circle the appositive phrase in sentences.
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.
As a review of appositives, this worksheet could be an easy-to-use resource. it is a one-page activity with a list of definitions involving appositives, and 6 relative questions.
The beauty in this presentation about appositives is the color coding. Terms are defined, examples are given and a practice exercise is included. Especially great for visual learners.
In this grammar worksheet, students label each clause as restrictive or nonrestrictive, identify all appositives and add commas accordingly in eighteen sentences.
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.
Third graders use the text about a beetle life cycle to identify unknown vocabulary words. In this appositives lesson plan, 3rd graders define the words on the worksheet they are given.
In this appositive worksheet, students are given ten sentences containing appositives that they must correct using the appropriate punctuation.
In this sentence combining worksheet, students combine sentences by changing information in a second sentence to an appositive or appositive phrase and adding it to the first sentence.
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. In the second section, which is similar to a Mad Lib™, learners fill in each blank with the designated phrase or clause type.
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.
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.
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. Check for correct punctuation!
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. The last section of slides provides a practice activity.