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Jul 21, 2018

The Grammar of Participial Phrases & Adjective Clauses

Participial Phrases & Adjective Clauses: See How They're Alike & Different

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Jul 07, 2018

Gerunds

What are gerunds? This tutorial gives you everything you need to know. You'll also learn how to diagram them! Yay!

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Jul 03, 2018

Passive Voice and Active Voice

Do you understand the difference between the passive voice and the active voice? Learn about these action verbs and how to use them. It'll be fun!

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Jul 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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Jun 28, 2018

There is... There are... Expletive Construction

How do you find the subject of a sentence with expletive construction? (There is… There are…) I'll show you!

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Jun 18, 2018

Helen Keller Quotes - Diagrammed

See some Helen Keller quotes diagrammed. Yay!

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Jun 15, 2018

Grammar Quiz: Sentence Fragments and Run-on Sentences

Give your students a grammar quiz or quiz yourself! Can you tell the difference between a sentence fragment and a run-on sentence? Find out!

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Jun 13, 2018

Grammar Quizzes & English Grammar Tests

Grammar quizzes are great tools for helping you figure out what you know and what you don't know. Once you have that information, you can focus on the areas in which you need the most help. Start with the grammar quiz below!

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Jun 11, 2018

What is a verb?

What is a verb? You'll find out in this awesome verb overview! Learn the types of verbs and the ways they act. Check it out!

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Jun 08, 2018

List of Verbs

See examples of the three main types of verbs in this list of verbs. You know you want to!

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Jun 06, 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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Jun 04, 2018

Learn All About Linking Verbs!

Linking verbs link things. Got it? Probably not. Don't worry; I'll teach you everything you need to know!

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Jun 01, 2018

The Intensive & Reflexive Pronoun MYSELF

Learn how to avoid these two common mistakes with the word "myself."

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May 28, 2018

List of Nouns: Examples to Help You

This lovely list of nouns gives examples of all types of nouns: abstract, concrete, collective, common, proper, uncountable, countable... and more!

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May 27, 2018

What is a noun? Learn what nouns are and what they can do.

What is a noun? What are their jobs? All of your burning questions will be answered here. You'll also find exercises and sentence diagrams to help you.

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May 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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May 16, 2018

The Appositive: Learn About It & See How To Diagram It!

Learn about the appositive! These little guys are nouns or pronouns that rename another noun or pronoun.

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May 11, 2018

The Complex Sentence

Learn all about the complex sentence. It's not that complex! Seeing it diagrammed will show you!

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May 05, 2018

The Simple Sentence

Learn all about the simple sentence. It is the simplest of the four sentence structures, so it should be easy for you!

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May 01, 2018

Compound Sentences vs. Simple Sentences

What's the difference between compound sentences and simple sentences?

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