Non-Defining Relative Clauses
In this non-defining relative clauses activity, 7th graders review and discuss what non-defining relative clauses are and how to use them in writing. Students answer six questions regarding relative clauses.
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Phrases and Clauses Worksheet
There are many different types of clauses and phrases, and your class can practice them while reading and adding to a story about Grammar Man and his battle with the Fragmenter, the Cell Phony, and other grammar villains! For the first...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
McCulloch v. Maryland
Beginning with an intriguing anticipatory question on whether the teacher or the school handbook has more authority, your young citizens will proceed to discover how the landmark case McCulloch v. Maryland defined the supremacy of the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grammar Practice: Restrictive vs. Non-Restrictive Clauses
Go over the basics of restrictive and non-restrictive clauses with this grammar learning exercise. After reviewing the concepts, as well as the definitions of parentheticals and appositives, young learners label ten sentences as...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Students as "Grammarians": Defining and Non-Defining Adjective Clauses
In this adjective clauses worksheet, learners punctuate defining and non-defining adjective clauses correctly. Students serve as "Grammarians" as they do the tasks listed below each set of sentences.
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Applying Ahimsa to Traditional Stories
Investigate the life of Mahatma Gandhi by researching non-violent lifestyles. Learners define the word ahimsa and discuss the personal characteristics that made Gandhi a peaceful warrior. They also create a poster about the story "The...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Words in the News Smoking Ban- 15 February 2006
Students complete vocabulary building exercises before reading an online article. They complete worksheets and an online quiz. They focus on relaltive clauses on the final worksheet. They write a letter about second hand smoke in a...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Adjective Clauses Using That and Which
An online lesson that clearly, if exhaustively, explains when to use "that" or "which" to begin a relative clause, specifies exceptions to the rule, and notes when to set off such clauses with commas. Learners assess their mastery with...
7th - 8th English Language Arts