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Sep 22, 2018

Oscar Wilde Quotes - Diagrammed

See some of Oscar Wilde's quotes diagrammed! It's fun.

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Sep 21, 2018

Idiomatic Expressions

Here is a list of 20 common idiomatic expressions. Do you know what they all mean?

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Sep 20, 2018

Learn When To Use A Colon

Have you wondered when to use a colon? Wonder no more. I'll show you!

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Sep 19, 2018

"A Pessimist Sees..." Winston Churchill

Let's diagram a sentence together! "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." - Winston Churchill

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Sep 13, 2018

Prepositional Phrases

Prepositional phrases act as single parts of speech. They usually act as adjectives or adverbs. This page has everything you need to know. See examples and sentence diagrams!

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Sep 06, 2018

What is a preposition?

What is a preposition? What does it do? You'll find everything you ever wanted to know, and this picture will help you. It will be fun! Check it out!

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Sep 01, 2018

Sentence Fragments

Sentence fragments are groups of words that don't express a complete thought. They are only part of a sentence. Learn more!

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Aug 28, 2018

Sentence Structure: Learn about the four types of sentences!

Find everything you wanted to know about sentence structure! (Including sentence diagrams!) Read more. You know you want to.

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Aug 27, 2018

Action Verbs Show Action!

Action verbs show action. (I bet you knew that.) They can be transitive verbs or intransitive verbs. I'll show you!

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Aug 23, 2018

What are passive verbs?

Passive verbs receive the action of the verb. It's that simple! Check out some examples and learn about diagramming sentences that are written in the passive voice.

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Aug 21, 2018

What is a misplaced modifier?

What is a misplaced modifier? Well, it is a modifier that has been misplaced! I'll make it clearer in the lesson. Join us and check it out!

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Aug 17, 2018

Learn About The Direct Object

Learn about the direct object in easy-to-understand language. You'll even get a lesson in diagramming sentences! Yay!

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Aug 08, 2018

Free Sentence Diagramming Software

Eek! I just found the most amazing website that allows you to easily diagram your sentences with your computer. It's rad. Learn more!

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Aug 07, 2018

Adverb Clauses Are a Type of Subordinate Clause

Adverb clauses are a type of subordinate clause. They act as adverbs (Imagine that!), and they cannot stand alone. Let me teach you more!

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Aug 06, 2018

The English Grammar Exercise Page

Use this English grammar exercise page to boost your grammar knowledge and learn how to diagramming sentences. It's fun!

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Aug 02, 2018

Diagramming Interjections & Nouns of Direct Address

Learn about interjections and nouns of direct address with these sentence diagramming exercises. It's fun!

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Jul 30, 2018

Henry Ford Quotes - Diagrammed

See some Henry Ford quotes as sentence diagrams! You know you want to.

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Jul 26, 2018

The Exclamation Mark

You may know that you use the exclamation mark to punctuate interjections and exclamatory sentences. Find out more about this fun punctuation mark!

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Jul 24, 2018

Sentence Types: Learn All Four

There are four sentence types that you should know. Learn what they are and how to diagram them!

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Jul 23, 2018

What is an adjective?

What is an adjective? After you read this clear information and see all of these examples, you'll be an adjective pro.

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