Learners circle sentence fragments and underline run-on sentences. After identifying the errors, students correct the sentences, then identify each part of speech discussed.
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Sentence Completion 15: Low-Advanced SAT Level
Do your pupils need extra practice with sentence completion? Learners will have to employ a variety of strategies to answer correctly the six multiple-choice prompts on the worksheet. A richly detailed answer/explanation key is included....
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sentence Combining/Sentence Variety
Challenge your writers to improve their writing by introducing them to 10 strategies they can use to vary their sentence structures. Each strategy is described and examples given. Pupils then create their own sentences using this...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Capitalization and Punctuation
How many of the pupils in your language arts class can differentiate between a colon and a semicolon? Clarify common conventions, including end punctuation, proper capitalization, and sentence structure, with a series of helpful grammar...
9th - 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
Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences in Your Writing
Have you ever graded a stack of essays that felt like a series of bland simple sentences? A helpful grammar presentation will help learners spice up their writing by varying their sentence style, making them stronger and more attentive...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Shifting Word Order in the Sentence
Show your class that sentences can be rearranged in a paragraph and so can words within a sentence. Each slide gives a set of instructions with a question and two choices; the answer is highlighted on the following slide. The last 20...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Sense, Sensibility and Sentences: Examining and Writing Memorable Lines
Involve your readers in finding works of literary genius. Have each individual write down compelling sentences that they read or hear, whether in a newspaper, advertisement, book, movie, song, or any other place! Once each person has a...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
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
Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo: One-Word Sentences and How They Work
Sentences made up of one word? Yes. Introduce kids to lexical ambiguity with a short video that shows how complete, grammatically correct sentences can be composed of one word used each time as a different part of speech.
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts