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How Misused Modifiers Can Hurt Your Writing
Misplaced modifiers are a common grammar error, but can your learners identify when a modifier can interfere with a reader's understanding? Watch a short and entertaining video from Ted Ed that illustrates misplaced modifiers, as well as...
3 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Commas with Introductory Elements Worksheet
While the goal of this exercise is to punctuate properly, students will also need to know about clauses, interjections, phrases, etc., and show some creativity. Given prompts, individuals must compose sentences that meet the requirements...
6th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Fixing Comma Splices and Run-Ons Worksheet
Approach run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments with humor. The worksheet is made up of two exercises, which are, in turn, each made up of a series of somewhat silly sentences that need punctuation help. For the first...
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Rules of Thumb for Faulty Capitalization, Italics, Hyphens, and Quotation Marks
Remind your writers that not everything needs to be capitalized with a grammar presentation. Quotations should only be used for dialogue, titles of short works, and some phrases that are being emphasized.
2nd - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Possessive Nouns and Possessive Adjectives; Questions with Whose
New ReviewBe as possessive as you like with a grammar slideshow on possessive nouns and adjectives. Whether it's your suitcase, my suitcase, or his suitcase, elementary learners decipher the ways that possessive nouns and adjectives can modify a...
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable