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Prepositional phrases are the focus of a worksheet that asks learners to identify the preposition, the prepositional phrases, and the object of the preposition in each of the provided sentences. In addition, pupils are asked to combine two sentences into one by using a prepositional phrase.
6th - 8th Language Arts 34 Views 75 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 102 Views 86 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
The first two pages of a lesson on prepositional phrases can be a handy reference guide for your middle school learners. After reviewing the definition and examples for these phrases, kids then view a slide show to practice their grammar skills.
7th - 9th Language Arts 90 Views 145 Downloads 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 Language Arts 52 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Your class absolutely needs to know about absolute phrases! Help them master these phrases with a quick pair of grammar exercises. Pupils come up with a series of their own absolute phrases in order to complete sentences and identify the absolute phrases present in a set of sentences.
4th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Combining with Participial Phrases
Using interesting sentence structures found in Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen as a model, class members practice combining two or three sentences by adding participial phrases to increase sentence fluency. Action-packed settings and a familiar series of events are then chosen as the basis for descriptive paragraphs.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 17 Views 123 Downloads
"I Spy": Using Adjectives and Descriptive Phrases
Students define adjectives and use adjectives and descriptive phrases to write a descriptive paragraph. They write a description of a sensory item, and read and discuss a five senses chart. Students then complete a chart using adjectives or descriptive phrases to describe nouns, and write a descriptive paragraph to describe a painting.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 65 Views 129 Downloads
Oxford Compiles Top 10 Irritating Phrases
Explore well-known expressions that are frequently used. Middle schoolers read an article with the author's opinion of the most annoying phrases. Afterward, they complete numerous activities that check their reading comprehension. Some of these activities include, looking up vocabulary words, a writing assignment, brainstorming, and sentence starters.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads
Looking for a way to practice objective pronouns in your language arts class? Use the slides and the instructional worksheet featured here in your grammar lesson plan. Middle schoolers view a slide show (saved as a PDF), and can use the first two pages as a reference guide for their writing journal.
6th - 9th Language Arts 33 Views 115 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Using Prepositional Phrases
The class reads the book Heckedy Peg. Stopping to point out the prepositional phrases, the teacher models and guides the young scholars to deeper comprehension. Small groups collaborate to read A Sweet Smell of Roses. They thenfind the prepositional phrases and explain their role in the story.
5th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 63 Downloads
“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Language
Lead your class through the Common Core standards for language with a checklist made up of "I Can" statements. The standards have been simplified slightly to help forth graders better understand the content, but you will most likely need to still walk them through each one.
4th Language Arts 36 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Commas with Introductory Elements Worksheet
While the goal of this exercise is to punctuate properly, learners will also need to know about clauses, interjections, phrases, etc., and show some creativity. Given prompts, individuals must compose sentences that meet the requirements for each prompt.
6th - 11th Language Arts 10 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Commas 101: The Basics
Clear up common questions about commas with this handy resource! Useful as a reference page as well as a grammar activity, it presents six different rules for comma usage, including fanboys, lists, and parenthetical words and phrases. A great way to reinforce basic grammar rules in a writing unit!
7th - 9th Language Arts 58 Views 175 Downloads
The Process of Reduction, Lesson 26
Show your middle schoolers the beauty of clear, concise language with this presentation on reduction. Not only will your young grammarians learn the value of phrases in place of longer sentences, but their writing will naturally become more varied and interesting.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Other Types of Reduction
Secondary learners will study reduction principles in order to apply them to sentence structure. By going over phrases, clauses, adverbs, and adjectives, students learn and apply the concepts. Also included is an independent practice exercise and answer key.
7th - 10th Language Arts 5 Views 11 Downloads