Total English Advanced: Participle Clauses and Gerunds
In this participle clauses and gerunds worksheet, students read a paragraph and fill in the 10 blanks with a verb from the list. Students then complete a story including verbs with the tenses listed.
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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
Analyzing Grammar and Syntax in Ayn Rand's Anthem
“I am. I think. I will.” Seek the secrets of words. Ayn Rand’s Anthem provides the text for a series of exercises that ask readers to analyze how Rand uses antimetabole, epistrophe, parallelism, and repetition to create meaning. Using...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Complex Sentences Made Easy
Support scholars' ability to write complex sentences with a two-page worksheet designed to inform and reinforce. Here, learners obtain a brief overview of what a complex sentence is and how one is made; then apply their new-found...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Total English Advanced: Academic English
Advanced English language learners use the vocabulary bank at the top of the page to complete several sentences. Word choices include emphasise, notably, more, yet, regard, etc. Although the activity guide (page two) suggests it will...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Clauses and Compound Sentences
Sentence variety is extremely important when it comes to learning the written word. Add variety to your learners' writing by focusing on clauses and compound sentences. The information provided is followed by a practice opportunity to...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Misplaced and Dangling Participles
Help! I’ve misplaced my modifier! Misplaced modifiers and dangling participles are the subject of a instructional activity that first defines basic terms and then offers examples of correct usage. Armed with this information, young...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Test Review Sheet: Poems and Sentence Variety
Thoroughly reviewing the concepts of poetic structure, clauses, sentence types, and phrases, this learning exercise would be a great tool for a class in the middle of a poetry and/or grammar unit. Though some of the questions on poetry...
7th - 9th English Language Arts