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What do your pupils know about gerunds? Help them practice identifying and writing gerunds with a pair of quick exercises. In the first exercise, learners must find the gerunds and not get distracted by the other -ing words. In the second, class members complete a series of sentences with their own gerunds.
5th - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Gerunds and Infinitives
Delve into the world of gerunds and infinitives with this detailed powerpoint. Each slide provides examples and corresponding images. Stopping throughout the presentation would allow for guided and individual practice. This could also be a great tool for English language development.
5th - Higher Ed Language Arts 17 Views 103 Downloads
Making Use of Gerunds
Don't let the number of slides here overwhelm you! This presentation is packed with accurate, detailed and clear explanations. It has several opportunities for practice, but make sure you run through the presentation a few times to feel comfortable with its style.
7th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 46 Downloads
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 111 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Gerund Phrase Recognition Practice
In this gerund phrases practice worksheet, young scholars discover what gerunds are as they read an informative activity. Students then respond to 10 questions that require them to identify gerund phrases and identify the types of nouns they act as in the sentences.
7th - 8th Language Arts 30 Views 35 Downloads
Gerund Recognition Practice
In this gerund practice worksheet, students discover what gerunds are as they read an informative lesson. Students then respond to 10 questions that require them to identify gerunds and identify the types of nouns they act as in the sentences.
6th - 8th Language Arts 25 Views 74 Downloads
The Gerund Phrase
Do your young grammarians need extra practice identifying gerund phrases? After reading a short definition and studying examples, learners underline the gerund phrases in 20 sentences. This instructional activity could be used as the basis of a mini-lesson or as take home practice.
6th - 8th Language Arts 19 Views 43 Downloads
The Verbal Trio - Learning about Verbals
Do you know what a gerund is? Use this grammar worksheet to help emerging grammarians learn about using different verbs (infinitives, gerunds, and participles) in sentence writing. They then use what they read to answer the 11 questions on the worksheet.
6th - 9th Language Arts 45 Views 278 Downloads
Making Use of Infinitives, Lesson 24
To use this presentation about infinitives in your middle school class would be a great idea! Several examples of infinitive phrases and their multiple uses will help your young grammarians learn the value of varying their sentence structure.
6th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 56 Downloads
With a sentence diagramming tree provided for the first question, this verbals review learning exercise is a great way to reinforce your eighth graders' knowledge of infinitives, gerunds, and participles. They diagram three additional sentences, and write sentences based on specific criteria (gerund as the object of a preposition, etc).
8th Language Arts 25 Views 71 Downloads
Challenge your young grammarians with this activity on sentence combination and verbals. Middle schoolers work on three sentences to combine using past or present participles, then go on to use several gerunds and participles in their own sentences.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 56 Downloads
Worksheet on Diagramming Gerunds
Though your eighth graders might not love diagramming gerunds, they will be better at it after completing this worksheet. Three sentences allow them to identify and diagram the gerunds and gerund phrases. The format of this activity would make a good quiz, warm-up, or homework assignment.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
Present Participle: Gerunds
How do you form a gerund in Spanish? After discussing this special type of verb that functions as a noun, give your class this practice opportunity. Use it as a bell-ringer the day after you introduce gerunds, or send it home for independent practice.
9th - 11th Languages 3 Views 13 Downloads