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Oct 26, 2021

What is a dangling participle?

What is a dangling participle? Find out here! You'll also see them diagrammed. Yay!

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Oct 12, 2021

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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Oct 07, 2021

Grammar Revolution Documentary (Streaming Free)

Stream this feature-length documentary (free) about grammar education in the United States

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Sep 08, 2021

Online Sentence Diagramming Tool

See how this online sentence diagramming tool can help you diagram online and keep your classes organized.

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Sep 08, 2021

Capitalization Rules

Learn these six capitalization rules and make your life easier!

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Aug 24, 2021

Let's Diagram A Frederick Douglass Quotation Together

Let's diagram a Frederick Douglass quotation together. Here we go!

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Jul 03, 2021

Noun Clauses Are Subordinate Clauses

Noun clauses are a type of subordinate clause. They're cool because the whole clause acts as a noun. Check it out!

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Jun 15, 2021

Diagramming Phrases Made Easy

Learn everything you need to know about diagramming phrases!

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Apr 28, 2021

English Phrases: Everything You Need to Know

Phrases are groups of words, without both a subject and a verb, functioning as one part of speech. Learn more about English phrases here!

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Apr 21, 2021

Diagramming Coordinating Conjunctions

Coordinating conjunctions connect words, phrases, and clauses. These sentence diagraming exercises will SHOW you how conjunctions work. Join us!

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Apr 15, 2021

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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Apr 09, 2021

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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Apr 08, 2021

Two Confusing Capitalization Rules

Learn two confusing capitalization rules in this video lesson.

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Apr 01, 2021

Demystifying Grammar: Making Grammar Fun Through Sentence Diagramming

Grammar can seem like a complicated, boring topic that’s a burden to teach and to learn, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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Mar 30, 2021

The Compound-Complex Sentence

Learn all about the compound-complex sentence. Seeing it diagrammed will clear up any confusion that you may have.

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Mar 29, 2021

The Complex Sentence

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

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Mar 23, 2021

Diagramming Modifiers: Adverbs & Adjectives

Learn about modifiers (adverbs and adjectives) and how to diagram them with these sentence diagramming exercises!

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Mar 22, 2021

Diagramming Sentences With Direct Speech

How do you diagram sentences that contain direct speech?

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Mar 18, 2021

What part of speech is this? Here's how to figure it out.

“What part of speech is this?” Learn how to figure out what part of speech a word is as well as why it can be so confusing. Quiz included!

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Mar 10, 2021

Collective Nouns

What are collective nouns? Are they singular or plural? This lesson will help you answer these burning questions.

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