Literably Is An Excellent Reading Site — If Used With Caution Reader Erika Chapman tipped me off to an excellent site called Literably. It allows students to read a text and have it automatically assessed for accuracy and words-per-minute speed. Plus, and this is what was most surprising to me, it also provides a fairly accurate indentification of student errors — in other words, what word they said instead of the word in the text. You’re able to provide the student or parent a link to the recording. And it’s free.
The Best Sites For Grammar Practice I haven’t been a real big fan of putting a lot of time into direct grammar instruction. I generally believe, and I know some research has shown, that students can develop grammar skills through reading, and prioritize helping my students find high-interest reading materials. In addition, I use concept attainment (see posts near the bottom of The Best Resources About Inductive Learning & Teaching) to help students learn grammar concepts inductively. Grammar: teaching conditionals By Jim Scrivener Conditional structures that begin If + present tense offer lots of possibilities for interesting tasks, presentations or practice activities. Here are a few ideas. If you meet a wolf … Conditional structures that begin If + present tense … (e.g. “If you meet a wolf, run!”
When to use "me", "myself" and "I" - Emma Bryce What’s the difference between ‘me’, myself’, and ‘I’? To understand what makes these pronouns unique, a good first question is: what are pronouns? You might also want to do a crash course in the difference between a subject and an object. Once you understand these basic rules, you’ll be ready to tackle the pronouns ‘me’, ‘myself’, and ‘I’, and understand their roles in a sentence. The first thing to realize is that they each have totally different jobs. English Grammar Tenses: Stories, Exercises and Answers Welcome to the English Grammar Tenses – The Ultimate Resource! One of the easiest ways to teach and learn grammar is through stories. Click Here for Step-by-Step Rules, Stories and Exercises to Practice All English Tenses
Adverb Worksheets An adverb is one of the eight parts of speech. It is a word that describes how, where or when an action verb takes place. Use the worksheets below to help your students understand adverbs. To see Common Core Standards for these worksheets, click on the common core symbol Find the adverb that is describing the given action verb in each sentence. Double-sided printable worksheet. When to use apostrophes - Laura McClure To learn more about this punctuation mark, start by reading the two Grammar Girl posts here and here. To understand the difference between grammar “rules” and grammar “style” choices, you’ll want to look at a style guide or two. Below are the websites for several major English language style guides: The Economist Style Guide Chicago Manual of Style Oxford University Press Associated Press MLA
Future I Simple going to Exercises on Future I Simple with going to Going to future expresses a conclusion regarding the immediate future or an action in the near future that has already been planned or prepared. Form of going to Future Use of going to Future an action in the near future that has already been planned or prepared example: I am going to study harder next year.
Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder and managing director of Quick and Dirty Tips. A magazine writer, technical writer, and entrepreneur, she has served as a senior editor and producer at a number of health and science web sites. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M.S. in biology from Stanford University. Mignon believes that learning is fun, and the vast rules of grammar are wonderful fodder for lifelong study. She strives to be a friendly guide in the writing world. Purdue OWL Writing Exercises Recognizing Shifts in Sentences Check the following sentences for confusing shifts in tense. If the tense of each underlined verb expresses the time relationship accurately, write S (satisfactory).
The Present Simple Tense Spelling Tip In the present simple 3rd person singular (he, she, it), add s, es, or ies to the base form of the verb. To regular verbs just add an s – Ex: travel >travels, give > gives, play >playsTo verbs that end in s, ss, sh, ch, x, and o, add an es – Ex: wash > washes, mix > mixes, go >goesTo verbs end in y after a consonant (any letter that isn’t a vowel), change the y to i and add es. Ex: study > studies, fly > flies Verb-Adverb Charades Subjects Arts & Humanities --Language Arts --Theater Arts Grade [facebookbadge] Brief Description
Quiz Gerunds, infinitives and to + infinitive - Quiz General knowledge I hate (iron) He recommended (go) to his favourite restaurant I can't (understand) his accent I'd like (go) to France, next year. Adjectives Describing People and Personal Qualities Vocabulary Word List Advertisement. EnchantedLearning.com is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. (Already a member? Click here.)