For this grammar worksheet, students read a piece of text and practice modifying fourteen words to grammatically complete the paragraphs correctly.
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Compound Words and Earthquakes
Challenge your class members to create new compound words. After examining compound words associated with earthquakes, groups select a topic that has some local connection, brainstorm a list of associated words, and invent new compound...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
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Grow vocabulary skills with an understanding of affixes and word roots. Included here are a few activities and plenty of materials you can use to support your learners as the focus on building vocabulary.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit 8.3: Modifiers, Injuries
Use modifiers to put variety in your kids' writing with a learning exercise that also includes activities about injury words. Learners insert modifiers when needed into sentences before matching injuries with their appropriate treatments...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Inspiration: Visualizing Vocabulary
How do you get your class to recall the meaning of difficult vocabulary words? Use Inspiration Software to create vocabulary mind maps with your kids! Although this guided practice activity is focused on a specific computer program, the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed