-Ing Forms as Nouns
In this gerunds worksheet, middle schoolers use ten words that end with "-ing" as either subjects or objects of verbs or prepositions. Students identify how each gerund was used in their sentences.
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Sentence Combining/Sentence Variety
Challenge your writers to improve their writing by introducing them to 10 strategies they can use to vary their sentence structures. Each strategy is described and examples given. Pupils then create their own sentences using this...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Daily Warm-Ups: Grammar and Usage
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...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Subordinating by Present Participles
Participial phrases are the feature of this instructive PowerPoint, which teaches writers to vary their sentence structure by including and manipulating different types of present participles. Though lengthy at 75 slides, note that each...
8th - 11th English Language Arts
Gerund Phrase Recognition Practice
For this gerund phrases practice worksheet, students discover what gerunds are as they read an informative lesson. Students then respond to 10 questions that require them to identify gerund phrases and identify the types of nouns they...
7th - 8th English Language Arts