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Daily Warm-Ups: Grammar and Usage

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
If grammar practice is anywhere in your curriculum, you must check out an extensive collection of warm-up activities for language arts! Each page focuses on a different concept, from parts of speech to verbals, and provides review...
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Absolute Possessive Pronouns

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Pronouns are meant to replace nouns in a sentence, but don't replace this resource so easily! A collection of worksheets challenges young grammarians with fill-in-the-blanks, word searches, and sentence diagramming.
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Six tasks make up a lesson plan designed to reinforce comprehension and language skills using the poem "The Pied Piper" by Robert Browing. Scholars discuss and define unknown words, identify adjectives and onomatopoeia, review complex...
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Sentence Patterns

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In an ideal world, sentences in a college-level essay should feature a variety of sentence types. In reality, most papers stick to simple and compound sentences, two of the types a handout on sentence patterns discusses. Part of a larger...
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Preparing to Read the Anchor Text

For Teachers 7th Standards
A journal reflection on the Japanese epigraph, "Fall seven times, stand up eight" from Ben Mikaelson's Touching Spirit Bear launches a study of how authors use literary devices like the epigraph and flashbacks develop their themes and to...
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What Is in a Sentence, Paragraph, and Story?

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Language arts is made up of many parts. Learners review the parts of a sentence, as well as how to make a simple sentence into a complex sentence, before examining full paragraphs and identifying the topic, body, and concluding sentence...
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Explain Yourself: An Expository Writing Unit for High School

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Introduce expository writing with a unit that asks writers to craft an essay to explain a belief, value, or priority that is important to them. Mini-lessons within the unit focus on crafting thesis statements and conclusions, selecting...
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Teacher Kit Unit 1

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Nine lessons makeup a unit designed to reinforce grammar and vocabulary through practice pages based on readings of African folktales. Each lesson consists of a mini lesson, a vocabulary review, and a worksheet. Topics include...
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Sentence Structure: Sentence Types

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Sixth graders identify parts that make up different types of sentences with a grammar presentation. The last few slides prompt learners to complete 10 exercises in which they indicate whether each sentence is simple, compound, complex,...
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Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Guide young grammarians through common sentence structures with a helpful slideshow presentation. Focusing on coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, the presentation helps individuals to see the elements that make up different...
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Adverb Clauses in Sentences

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If you'd like your class to write in varied sentence patterns, use a worksheet focused on adverb clauses to enhance their writing. After reading a short explanation and example of adverb clauses, young grammarians underline the part of...
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Grammar Practice Workbook

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
To an English teacher, the only sound worse than nails on a chalkboard is a student using improper grammar. Make poor grammar a problem of the past with this extensive collection of worksheets that covers everything from sentence...
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Subject and Predicates, Oh My!

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Eliminate all doubt when it comes to sentence structure with nine thorough lesson plans. Whether you want your young writers to vary their sentence structure or shore up their knowledge of conjunctions and semicolons, these lessons are a...
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Expand it! Writing Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Instruct your pupils to make those simple sentences complex! For this exercise, learners are given eight pairs of complete sentences and subordinating conjunctions. It's their job to transform each sentence by using the subordinating...
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Independent vs. Dependent

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Clarify the difference between independent and dependent causes with a video lecture. At just under five minutes long, it's a great tool for your grammar unit.
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Complex Sentences

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to some more nuanced grammar rules with a presentation on complex sentences, dependent and independent clauses, and relative pronouns. It comes with several slides explaining each concept, as well as nine multiple...
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Prepositions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Prepositions are an important part of descriptive writing. Fourth graders fill in the blanks with prepositions from a word bank, then write ten sentences with the remaining words. 
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Compound Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Do your pupils need a little variety in their writing? Help them build compound and complex sentences with sentence frames. They first combine two independent clauses to form a compound sentence, then add a third clause to make a complex...
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Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences in Your Writing

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Have you ever graded a stack of essays that felt like a series of bland simple sentences? A helpful grammar presentation will help learners spice up their writing by varying their sentence style, making them stronger and more attentive...
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Collection 7 Test Review

For Students 7th - 9th
Though designed to be taken after reading a series of short stories, this grammar review can be used anytime to review parts of speech, types of sentences, and how to combine short sentences. Great practice for writers of all ages!
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Test Review Sheet: Poems and Sentence Variety

For Students 7th - 9th
Thoroughly reviewing the concepts of poetic structure, clauses, sentence types, and phrases, this activity would be a great tool for a class in the middle of a poetry and/or grammar unit. Though some of the questions on poetry are...
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Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
Puzzle through compound and complex sentences. Have your learners read definitions with example sentences, identify and create compound and complex sentences, add independent clauses to sentences, and choose connecting words to combine...
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Focus on Writing a Persuasive Argument: Varying Sentences

For Students 4th - 6th
Use this learning exercise to practice writing compound and complex sentences in a variety of ways. To start off, learners combine pairs of sentences and then complete sentences by making them compound or complex. The final activity is...
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Improving Your Sentences: Personal Narrative

For Students 3rd - 5th
A great worksheet to help learners improve their sentence writing, this resource starts out with a review of compound and complex sentences. For the activities, class members combine pairs of sentences, make sentences compound or...