Students proofread sentence to determine which are grammatically correct and which contain errors. They bid on grammatically correct sentences and try to buy as many possible. Points are awarded for purchased sentences that contain no errors.
7th - 9th English Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Fixing Comma Splices and Run-Ons Worksheet
Approach run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments with humor. The activity is made up of two exercises, which are, in turn, each made up of a series of somewhat silly sentences that need punctuation help. For the first...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Correcting Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers - PDF documents
Avoid dangling and misplaced modifiers with a thorough series of review activities. Middle schoolers identify modifiers in sentences and label them as either dangling or misplaced. Some activities prompt them to finish sentences or to...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Trait Practice: Sentence Fluency
Do your young writers need a little help varying their sentence structure? Have them work on common errors, sentence fluency, and writing patterns with a series of language arts activities. The resource includes reading passages as well...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Heart of Your Paper: 11 Methods for Writing a Topic Sentence (or a Thesis Statement)
Help your young writers produce high-quality topic and thesis statements that go beyond basic wording and really illustrate complex ideas and critical thinking skills. From however and compound sentence statements to using rhetorical...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Nightmare Negatives: Correcting Double Negatives
Banish those very scary double negatives with some grammar practice. Learners rewrite eight sentences so that they no longer contain double negatives. The resource includes a sample sentence with correction as well as some information...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences
Find out just how much your pupils know about simple sentences, subjects and predicates, sentence fragments, coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, compound sentences, complex sentences, and more! This review page includes...
5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable