Elizabeth O'Brien

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Oct 18, 2019

Interrogative Sentences: Learn the Grammar of Questions

Learn the grammar of questions! You'll learn how to use sentence diagrams to see the grammar of interrogative sentences. Check it out!

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Oct 11, 2019

Sentence Types (Statements, Questions, Exclamations, & Commands)

When we categorize sentences based on purpose, we get four sentence types: statements, questions, exclamations, & commands.

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Sep 24, 2019

Countable Nouns & Uncountable Nouns

What are countable nouns? What are uncountable nouns? Why does it matter? I'll teach you!

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Sep 19, 2019

Common Nouns and Proper Nouns

Learn the difference between proper nouns and common nouns. You'll also learn how to diagram them!

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Sep 17, 2019

The Amazing Sentence Adverb

Sentence adverbs are not the same as regular adverbs. Learn why!

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Sep 12, 2019

What are passive verbs? (Passive & Active Voice)

Passive verbs receive the action of the verb. See examples and learn about diagramming sentences that are written in the passive voice.

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Sep 09, 2019

Personal Pronouns & Apostrophes

Apostrophes show possession, but do we use apostrophes with personal pronouns?

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Sep 07, 2019

Diagramming Subordinating Conjunctions (Adverb Clauses)

Learn about the subordinating conjunctions with these sentence diagramming exercises! It's fun!

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Sep 06, 2019

List of Prepositions

This list of prepositions gives you a wealth of examples to help you understand prepositions. Don't miss the song- it's catchy!

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Sep 05, 2019

What are objective complements?

What are objective complements and how do you diagram them?

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Sep 04, 2019

Balance as a Noun and Verb

Knowing the parts of speech helps you live better! Find out how as you see BALANCE as a noun and verb.

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Aug 29, 2019

What Are Phrasal Verbs?

What are phrasal verbs? I'll teach you what they are and how to put them into sentence diagrams. Yay!

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Aug 20, 2019

Reflexive Pronouns and Intensive Pronouns

Learn about reflexive pronouns and intensive pronouns. You'll find everything you've ever wanted to know!

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Aug 18, 2019

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 09, 2019

Commas and Coordinate Adjectives

Why do some adjectives have a comma between them and others don't? Let's explore this fascinating question! :)

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Aug 07, 2019

Modifiers: Adverbs and Adjectives

Learn about the modifiers (adverbs and adjectives) with these sentence diagramming exercises! It's fun!

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Aug 02, 2019

The Adverb Questions

Knowing the adverb questions will help you understand adverbs. I'll tell you what they are and how to use them here!

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Jul 27, 2019

The Compound Sentence

Learn all about the compound sentence. Seeing it diagrammed will burn the definition into your memory forever!

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Jul 26, 2019

Fun with Sentence Construction

Learn about sentence construction! You use sentences every day, but have you ever thought about what sentences really are?

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Jul 25, 2019

English Parts of Speech

Learning the English parts of speech is a must if you want to learn grammar. See definitions and lists of all eight. Come on over and have a little fun!

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