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Oct 30, 2020

Happy Hallowe'en?

Why was the word 'hallowe'en" written with an apostrophe?

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Oct 15, 2020

Commonly Confused Words (There, Their, & They're)

I'll teach you a few tricks to remember the commonly confused words "there," "their," and "they're." Let's go!

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Oct 06, 2020

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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Oct 01, 2020

The Amazing Sentence Adverb

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

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Sep 24, 2020

Helping Verbs & Verb Phrases

What are helping verbs? Learn what they have to do with verb phrases. I'll sing you two helping verb songs and I'll show you a list of helping verbs. Join me!

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Sep 17, 2020

What are objective complements?

What are objective complements and how do you diagram them?

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Sep 16, 2020

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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Aug 21, 2020

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 19, 2020

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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Aug 14, 2020

Try To vs. Try And

TRY TO or TRY AND? If you find yourself saying TRY AND, you need to read this lesson. We'll use sentence diagramming to really SEE what's correct. Join us!

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Aug 02, 2020

The Declarative Sentence

They make statements. They're not questions or commands. Learn about the declarative sentence! (And learn how to diagram it, too!)

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Jul 31, 2020

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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Jul 30, 2020

Nouns of Direct Address / Vocative Case

What is direct address? Do nouns of direct address need commas? What does this have to do with the vocative case? I'll show you!

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Jul 28, 2020

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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Jul 23, 2020

What is a proper adjective?

What is a proper adjective? What is its relationship to a proper noun? What do teddy bears have to do with this topic? Find out here!

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Jul 20, 2020

Adjective Clauses (Relative Clauses)

Adjective clauses (relative clauses) are introduced by relative pronouns or relative adverbs. They are pretty awesome, so you should check them out.

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Jul 19, 2020

Online, Distance Learning: Get Smart Grammar Program

Teach or learn grammar the easy way with this online program.

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Jul 06, 2020

Sentence Diagram of the Declaration of Independence

See the opening sentence of the Declaration of Independence diagrammed. It's crazy!

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Jun 29, 2020

The Grammar of Participial Phrases & Adjective Clauses

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

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Jun 26, 2020

Compound Sentences vs. Simple Sentences

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

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