Grammar and Usage
Seventh graders gain practice in writing sentences according to a specific purpose: declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory. This lesson includes a very thorough worksheet and assessment.
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Augment your language arts units with a set of vocabulary worksheets. The packet is an excellent support to your vocabulary instruction that covers a variety of skills, including context clues, Greek and Latin roots, reference materials,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Punctuation (The Comma vs. The Semicolon)
Explore English by participating in a grammar correcting activity. Elementary and middle schoolers distinguish when to use commas from when to use semicolons. Then they correct twelve sentences by placing commas and semicolons in the...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
What's In a Noun: Grammar and Usage
Nine lessons in a grammar and usage unit provide endless opportunities for drill and practice. Topics include the four types of sentences, subject and predicates, nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, adverbs and prepositions, conjunctions...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Advice: Should, Shouldn't, Ought to, Had Better, and Had Better Not
You shouldn't miss out on an opportunity to review should, shouldn't, ought to, had better, and had better not! Elementary and middle schoolers view a slideshow presentation that focuses on usage rules and examples for these tricky verbs.
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Prepositions of Place
Prepositions may be small, but that doesn't mean they're less important than other parts of speech. Focusing on in, at, and on, the resource features a short animated video detailing each preposition's use before offering learners a...
3 mins 3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable