In this grammar worksheet, students unscramble eight scrambled sentences to make each one grammatically sound and correct. Students discuss their answers with their classmates.
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A News Story of Your Own: Sentence and Lexical Variety
Given the two-sentence skeleton of a news story about a car theft/joy ride, budding writers create their own version of the story varying diction and sentence structure to heighten interest and complexity in their writing. Resource...
8th - 11th English Language Arts
Fragments, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences
Identifying when to use commas, semicolons and other forms of punctuation can be difficult for students. This 10 question activity which relates to sentence fragments, could be used to help students identify correct use of punctuation.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Compound Sentences: Coordinating Conjunctions and Semicolons
Explore compound sentences with your middle school language arts classroom. After reviewing the information box at the top of the page, have your learners complete the two exercises that follow. First, they underline the subjects and...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Ordering Sentences: Literacy
Use this resource as a creative way to have your class practice sentence structure. Learners take a sentence that has been scrambled into a nonsensical communication, and reorder the words. The process requires thought and ingenuity. It...
5th - 8th English Language Arts