In this grammar learning exercise, students read a piece of text and practice modifying fourteen words to grammatically complete the paragraphs correctly.
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Modifiers: Dangling, Misplaced, and Limited!
If you're looking for a clear explanation of modifiers, look no further! This three-page resource defines the term, shows several examples (and how to correct the poor examples), and gives pupils a place to practice on their own. After...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit 8.3: Modifiers, Injuries
Use modifiers to put variety in your kids' writing with a worksheet that also includes activities about injury words. Learners insert modifiers when needed into sentences before matching injuries with their appropriate treatments in a...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Is it yours, mine, or his? Get comfortable with possessive pronouns in a resource that contains a slide show and grammar activities. Once you review the basics, learners can use possessive pronouns easily and correctly in their writing.
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
Start by reading the information provided for both misplaced modifiers and dangling modifiers. The entire first page is explanation and examples-perfect for those who need extra support. On page two, you will find a short, 10-question...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Possessive Nouns and Possessive Adjectives; Questions with Whose
Be 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 English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dangling Modifiers Can Be Dangerous: A Grammar Tutorial
Clear up those pesky dangling modifiers and split infinitives from your students' writing with this presentation. Taking care to explain each term thoroughly, the slide show provides several examples of incorrect modifier placement, and...
8th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable