Sentence Fragments: Exercise 2; Proofreading
In this grammar worksheet, learners proofread 5 short paragraphs while looking for sentence fragments. They use the space below the paragraphs to rewrite them with the revisions.
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
Fixing Comma Splices and Run-Ons Worksheet
Approach run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments with humor. The learning exercise 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...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Complex Sentence: Correcting Fragments
After defining and offering cogent examples of fragments and complex sentences, this worksheet presents pupils with two passages. One they must revise. For the second, an excerpt from an E.B. White essay, they must identify the fragments...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
What is a paragraph? This question drives the PowerPoint. Viewers discuss important elements of a solid paragraph, transitions between paragraphs, and strategies for editing. Show this presentation and then look at an example paragraph...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Phrases and Clauses
Clarify the different types of phrases and clauses that young writers can use to vary their sentence structure. A helpful slideshow presentation encourages your class to fix sentences by adding more interesting phrases and clauses,...
6th - 12th 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
Writing Short Stories: The Fun Way
Do your young authors suffer from writer's block when they try to write short stories? Access their natural creativity with C-Gor, the writing monster! The instructional activity takes aspiring authors through a new writing process...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable