Misplaced Modifiers Teacher Resources
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Misplaced modifiers can alter the meaning of a sentence, and take away from a writer's intended message. Use the reference sheet and activity to show middle schoolers how to edit confusing sentences with misplaced modifiers. A great addition to your grammar lesson, or within a proofreading activity.
6th - 9th Language Arts 20 Views 30 Downloads
Correcting Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers - PDF documents
Avoid dangling and misplaced modifiers with a thorough series of review activities. Middle schoolers identify modifiers in sentences and label them as either dangling or misplaced. Some activities prompt them to finish sentences or to correct modifier errors.
7th Language Arts 48 Views 91 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Rules of Thumb for Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers
Establish exactly the problems of dangling modifiers. Countless examples follow slide after slide of sentences with dangling modifiers, misplaced modifiers, split infinitives, squinting modifiers, and how to fix them.
7th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 48 Downloads
Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers
What is a dangling modifier anyway? Help your class identify this common error by showing this presentation. After introducing both a dangling and misplaced modifier, suggestions for correcting the errors are given. The last two slides offer just a few practice sentences, but consider adding a few additional examples to really assess your class's understanding.
7th - 9th Language Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
Modifiers: Dangling, Misplaced, and Limited!
If you're looking for a clear explanation of modifiers, look no further! This three-page resource defines the term, shows several examples (and how to correct the poor examples), and gives pupils a place to practice on their own. After reviewing information on each page, they complete a 14-sentence practice opportunity that has them correct the modifier problems in each sentence.
7th - 12th Language Arts 45 Views 95 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
Start by reading the information provided for both misplaced modifiers and dangling modifiers. The entire first page is explanation and examples-perfect for those who need extra support. On page two, you will find a short, 10-question practice opportunity.
7th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 29 Downloads
Writing is tough to perfect. Help your class improve their writing skills by studying different sentence problems. This reference guide covers sentence fragments, run-ons, and misplaced modifiers, but that's just to start! There's a short practice opportunity at the end, but you'll want to give your learners extra practice to accompany this packet.
8th - 10th Language Arts 51 Views 149 Downloads
Dangling Modifiers Can Be Dangerous: A Grammar Tutorial
Clear up those pesky dangling modifiers and split infinitives from your students' writing with this presentation. Taking care to explain each term thoroughly, the slide show provides several examples of incorrect modifier placement, and corrects them as well.
8th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 46 Downloads
Misplaced and Dangling Participles
Help! I’ve misplaced my modifier! Misplaced modifiers and dangling participles are the subject of a worksheet that first defines basic terms and then offers examples of correct usage. Armed with this information, young grammarians attack an exercise sheet and repair the sentences.
6th - 8th Language Arts 11 Views 59 Downloads
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers - Exercise 2
Getting tired of seeing dangling or misplaced modifiers in your students' writing? Use this grammar activity to reinforce the importance of careful reading and editing. Young writers find the sentence that has no misplaced or dangling modifier, and edit the other nineteen sentences in the activity.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads