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Sentence Skills. Sentence Skills - Menu. For references click here. Nouns: Menu. Click on the section you want to go to. Definition Examples Exercises Assessment. Noun: Definition. person, place, thing, or idea. Noun Menu. Nouns: Examples. People. Things. Ideas. Places.

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sentence skills menu
Sentence Skills - Menu

For references click here.

nouns menu

Nouns: Menu

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Exercises

Assessment

noun definition

Noun: Definition

person, place,

thing, or idea

Noun

Menu

nouns examples

Nouns: Examples

People

Things

Ideas

Places

Light house

Mount

Rushmore

astronaut

liberty

family

freedom

bike

Noun

Menu

beach

nouns exercises

Nouns: Exercises

Practice

Word Munchers

Grammar Gorilla

Noun

Menu

nouns exercises1

Nouns: Exercises

werenowMr. Rogerswentquickly

poolwriteredthestartled

Click on the noun in each row.

flowerdeliciousshortansang

When finished all rows, click here for the answers.

Noun

Menu

nouns exercises 1

Nouns: Exercises 1

Answers

were now Mr. Rogers went quickly

pool write red the startled

flower delicious short an sang

Noun

Menu

nouns exercises 2

Nouns: Exercises 2

wantAlaskanowentgoes

carefulwatchsteephonorthrilled

Click on the noun in each row.

breezypokecrawlflipmouse

When finished all rows, click here for the answers.

Noun

Menu

nouns exercises 21

Nouns: Exercises 2

want Alaska no went goes

careful watch steep honor thrilled

Answers

breezy poke crawl flip mouse

Noun

Menu

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Sorry,

try again!

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Yes!

You got it!

pronoun definition

Pronoun: Definition

A word used in place of a noun

nouns assessment

Nouns: Assessment

Are you ready to show how much you know about nouns?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the noun quiz.

Noun

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verbs menu

Verbs: Menu

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Exercises

Assessment

verb definition

Verb Definition

action or state of being

Verb

Menu

verbs

Verbs

run

sleep

Action Examples

fly

jump

eat

clean

Verb

Menu

verbs1

Verbs

Youarelate.

Iamtired.

State of Being Examples

Ihavetickets.

Iamhere.

Heishungry.

Shewas at work.

Verb

Menu

verbs exercises

Verbs: Exercises

Practice

Word Munchers

Grammar Gorilla

Verb

Menu

verbs exercises 1

Verbs: Exercises 1

woodAmericaknowwildlygeese

carefullywatchfulstephomecoaster

Click on the verb in each row.

breezepockethopefloormice

When finished all rows, click here for the answers.

Verb

Menu

verbs exercises 11

Verbs: Exercises 1

wood America know wildly geese

carefully watchful step home coaster

Answers:

breeze pocket hope floor mice

Verb

Menu

verbs exercises 2

Verbs: Exercises 2

bookcaseshemoviebluegrab

smashbaseballcandlehillumbrella

Click on the verb in each row.

becausewishfulamansmall

When finished all rows, click here for the answers.

Verb

Menu

verbs exercises 21

Verbs: Exercises 2

bookcase she movie blue grab

smash baseball candle hill umbrella

Answers

because wishful am an small

Verb

Menu

verbs assessment

Verbs Assessment

Are you ready to show how much you know about verbs?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the verb quiz.

Verb

Menu

adjectives menu

Adjectives: Menu

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Exercises

Assessment

adjective definition

Adjective Definition

A word that

describes a noun or pronoun. It usually tells which one,

what kind, or how many.

Adj.

Menu

adjectives examples

Adjectives: Examples

orange

tall

fluffy

cute

broken

colorful

fast

studious

Adj.

Menu

adjectives exercises

Adjectives: Exercises

Practice

Word Munchers

Adj.

Menu

adjectives exercises 1

Adjectives: Exercises 1

bookcaseshemoviebluegrab

smashbaseballsteephillumbrella

Click on the adjective in each row.

becausehopefullyamansmall

When finished all rows, click here for the answers.

Adj.

Menu

adjectives exercises 11

Adjectives: Exercises 1

bookcase she movie blue grab

smash baseball steep hill umbrella

Answers

because hopefully am an small

Adj.

Menu

adjectives exercises 2

Adjectives: Exercises 2

blankheroovenblueberrygarbage

forkoceanstreakhotunder

Click on the adjective in each row.

sincecreamyanimalwildlysign

When finished all rows, click here for the answers.

Adj.

Menu

adjectives exercises 21

Adjectives: Exercises 2

blank hero oven blueberry garbage

fork ocean streak hot under

Answers

since creamy animal wildly sign

Adj.

Menu

adjectives assessment

Adjectives Assessment

Are you ready to show how much you know about adjectives?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the adjective quiz.

Adj.

Menu

adverbs menu

Adverbs: Menu

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Exercises

Assessment

adverb definition

Adverb: Definition

Word that describe a verb or adjective.

It usually tells when, where,

how, why, or how much.

Adv.

Menu

adverbs

Adverbs

runs slowly

runs quickly

jumps high

jumps low

eat early

eat late

Adv.

Menu

adverbs exercises

Adverbs: Exercises

Practice

Word Munchers

Adv.

Menu

adverbs exercises 1

Adverbs: Exercises 1

blewherdovenblueberrygently

firstoceanstrokehotunder

Click on the adverb in each row.

sincecreamyanimalwildlysign

When finished all rows, click here for the answers.

Adv.

Menu

adverbs exercises 11

Adverbs: Exercises 1

blew herd oven blueberry gently

first ocean stroke hot under

Answers

since creamy animal wildly sign

Adv.

Menu

adverbs exercises 2

Adverbs: Exercises 2

extremelyhardeyebanggentleman

frostfasterstrikechopand

Click on the adverb in each row.

sillycropfarmwillinglysip

When finished all rows, click here for the answers.

Adv.

Menu

adverbs exercises 21

Adverbs: Exercises 2

extremely hard eye bang gentleman

frost faster strike chop and

Answers

silly crop farm willingly sip

Adv.

Menu

adverbs assessment

Adverbs: Assessment

Are you ready to show how much you know about adverbs?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the adverb quiz.

Adv.

Menu

subjects menu

Subjects:Menu

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Exercises

Assessment

subject definition

Subject: Definition

Who or what a sentence is about.

It usually has a noun and may include adjectives also.

It is usually found at the beginning of a sentence.

Subject

Menu

subjects examples

Subjects: Examples

The teeny tiny mouse looked for cheese.

The large cruise ship sailed the ocean.

The powerful king controlled the country.

The witch’s scary black cat arched his back like he was ready to attack.

Subject

Menu

subjects exercises

Subjects: Exercises

Practice

Subject

Menu

subjects exercises 1

Subjects: Exercises 1

The long, curving line was for the brand new roller coaster.

A.was for the brand new roller coaster.

Click on the letter that shows the subject of the sentence.

B.The long, curving

C.the brand new roller coaster.

D.The long, curving line

Subject

Menu

subjects exercises 2

Subjects: Exercises 2

Two sharpened pencils should be in your desk at all times.

A.sharpened pencils

Click on the letter that shows the subject of the sentence.

B.in your desk

C.Two sharpened pencils

D.Should be in your desk at all times

Subject

Menu

subjects exercises 3

Subjects: Exercises 3

Cold, blustery wind blew the doors open.

A.Cold blustery wind

Click on the letter that shows the subject of the sentence.

B.blew the doors open

C.Doors open

D.wind

Subject

Menu

subjects exercises 4

Subjects: Exercises 4

Winnie the Pooh lives in the Hundred Acre Wood.

A.Hundred Acre Wood

Click on the letter that shows the subject of the sentence.

B.lives

C.Winnie

D.Winnie the Pooh

Subject

Menu

subjects exercises 5

Subjects: Exercises 5

My favorite movie is The Muppet Movie starring Kermit the Frog.

A.My favorite

Click on the letter that shows the subject of the sentence.

B.The Muppet Movie

C.My favorite movie

D.Kermit the Frog

Subject

Menu

subjects exercises 6

Subjects: Exercises 6

Jamie likes chocolate ice cream.

A.Jamie likes

Click on the letter that shows the subject of the sentence.

B.chocolate ice cream

C.Likes chocolate ice cream

D.Jamie

Subject

Menu

subjects assessment

Subjects: Assessment

Are you ready to show how much you know about subjects?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the subjects quiz.

Subject

Menu

predicates menu

Predicates: Menu

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Exercises

Assessment

predicate definition

Predicate: Definition

What the subject does or is.

It is usually found

at the end of a sentence.

Pred.

Menu

predicates examples

Predicates: Examples

The teeny tiny mouse looked for cheese.

The large cruise ship sailed the ocean.

The powerful king controlled the country.

The witch’s scary black cat arched his back like he was ready to attack.

Pred.

Menu

predicates exercises

Predicates:Exercises

Practice

Pred.

Menu

predicates exercises 1

Predicates: Exercises 1

The long, curving line was for the brand new roller coaster.

A.was for the brand new roller coaster.

Click on the letter that shows the predicate of the sentence.

B.The long, curving

C.the brand new roller coaster.

D.The long, curving line

Pred.

Menu

predicates exercises 2

Predicates: Exercises 2

Two sharpened pencils should be in your desk at all times.

A.sharpened pencils

Click on the letter that shows the predicate of the sentence.

B.in your desk

C.Two sharpened pencils

D.should be in your desk at all times

Pred.

Menu

predicates exercises 3

Predicates: Exercises 3

My favorite movie is The Muppet Movie starring Kermit the Frog.

A.My favorite

Click on the letter that shows the predicate of the sentence.

B.Is The Muppet Movie starring Kermit the Frog.

C.My favorite movie

D.starring Kermit the Frog.

Pred.

Menu

predicates exercises 4

Predicates: Exercises 4

Winnie the Pooh lives in the Hundred Acre Wood.

A.in the Hundred Acre Wood

Click on the letter that shows the predicate of the sentence.

B.lives

C.lives in the Hundred Acre Wood.

D.Winnie the Pooh

Pred.

Menu

predicates exercises 5

Predicates: Exercises 5

Cold, blustery wind blew the doors open.

A.Cold blustery wind

Click on the letter that shows the predicate of the sentence.

B.blew the doors open

C.Doors open

D.wind

Pred.

Menu

predicates exercises 6

Predicates: Exercises 6

Jamie likes chocolate ice cream.

A.Jamie likes

Click on the letter that shows the predicate of the sentence.

B.chocolate ice cream

C.Likes chocolate ice cream

D.Jamie

Pred.

Menu

predicates assessment

Predicates: Assessment

Are you ready to show how much you know about predicates?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the predicates quiz.

Pred.

Menu

simple subjects menu

Simple Subjects: Menu

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Exercises

Assessment

simple subject definition

Simple Subject: Definition

The one word that tells

who or what the sentence is about.

It is usually a noun or pronoun.

Sim. Sub.

Menu

simple subjects examples

Simple Subjects: Examples

The teeny tiny mouse looked for cheese.

The large cruise ship sailed the ocean.

The powerful king controlled the country.

The witch’s scary black cat arched his back like he was ready to attack.

Sim. Sub.

Menu

simple subjects exercises

Simple Subjects: Exercises

Practice

Sim. Sub.

Menu

simple subject exercises 1

Simple Subject: Exercises 1

The long, curving line was for the brand new roller coaster.

A.was

Click on the letter that shows the simple subject of the sentence.

B.The long, curving line

C.coaster.

D.line

Sim. Sub.

Menu

simple subjects exercises 2

Simple Subjects: Exercises 2

Two sharpened pencils should be in your desk at all times.

A.pencils

Click on the letter that shows the simple subject of the sentence.

B.should be

C.Two sharpened pencils

D.should be in your desk at all times

Sim. Sub.

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simple subjects exercises 3

Simple Subjects: Exercises 3

My favorite movie is The Muppet Movie starring Kermit the Frog.

A.My favorite movie

Click on the letter that shows the simple subject of the sentence.

B.Is

C.movie

D.starring

Sim. Sub.

Menu

simple subjects exercises 4

Simple Subjects: Exercises 4

Winnie the Pooh lives in the Hundred Acre Wood.

A.Winnie

Click on the letter that shows the simple subjects of the sentence.

B.lives

C.lives in the Hundred Acre Wood.

D.Winnie the Pooh

Sim. Sub.

Menu

simple subjects exercises 5

Simple Subjects: Exercises 5

Cold, blustery wind blew the doors open.

A.Cold, blustery wind

Click on the letter that shows the simple subject of the sentence.

B.blew the doors open

C.blew

D.wind

Sim. Sub.

Menu

simple subjects exercises 6

Simple Subjects: Exercises 6

Jamie likes chocolate ice cream.

A.Jamie likes

Click on the letter that shows the simple subjects of the sentence.

B.chocolate ice cream

C.Likes chocolate ice cream

D.Jamie

Sim. Sub.

Menu

simple subjects assessment

Simple Subjects: Assessment

Are you ready to show how much you know about simple subjects?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the simple subjects quiz.

Sim. Sub.

Menu

simple predicates menu

Simple Predicates: Menu

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Exercises

Assessment

simple predicate definition

Simple Predicate: Definition

The one word that tells

what the subject does or is.

It is usually a verb.

Sim. Pred

Menu

simple predicates examples

Simple Predicates: Examples

The teeny tiny mouse looked for cheese.

The large cruise ship sailed the ocean.

The powerful king controlled the country.

The witch’s scary black cat arched his back like he was ready to attack.

Sim. Pred

Menu

simple predicates exercises

Simple Predicates: Exercises

Practice

Sim. Pred

Menu

simple predicate exercises 1

Simple Predicate: Exercises 1

The long, curving line was for the brand new roller coaster.

A.was

Click on the letter that shows the simple predicate of the sentence.

B.The long, curving line

C.coaster.

D.line

Sim. Pred

Menu

simple predicates exercises 2

Simple Predicates: Exercises 2

Two sharpened pencils are in your desk at all times.

A.pencils

Click on the letter that shows the simple predicate of the sentence.

B.are

C.Two sharpened pencils

D.are in your desk at all times

Sim. Pred

Menu

simple predicates exercises 3

Simple Predicates: Exercises 3

My favorite movie is The Muppet Movie starring Kermit the Frog.

A.My favorite movie

Click on the letter that shows the simple predicate of the sentence.

B.is

C.movie

D.starring

Sim. Pred

Menu

simple predicates exercises 4

Simple Predicates: Exercises 4

Winnie the Pooh lives in the Hundred Acre Wood.

A.Winnie

Click on the letter that shows the simple predicate of the sentence.

B.lives

C.lives in the Hundred Acre Wood.

D.Winnie the Pooh

Sim. Pred

Menu

simple predicates exercises 5

Simple Predicates: Exercises 5

Click on the letter that shows the simple predicate of the sentence.

Cold, blustery wind blew the doors open.

A.Cold, blustery wind

B.blew the doors open

C.blew

D.wind

Sim. Pred

Menu

simple predicates exercises 6

Simple Predicates: Exercises 6

Jamie likes chocolate ice cream.

A.likes

Click on the letter that shows the simple predicate of the sentence.

B.chocolate ice cream

C.Likes chocolate ice cream

D.Jamie

Sim. Pred

Menu

simple predicates assessment

Simple Predicates: Assessment

Are you ready to show how much you know about simple predicates?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the simple predicates quiz.

Sim. Pred

Menu

sentences menu

Sentences: Menu

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Exercises

Assessment

sentence definition

Sentence: Definition

A group of words that express a complete thought. It includes a subject and a predicate.

Sent.

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sentences examples

Sentences: Examples

The bird flew through the air.

The magician made a rabbit appear.

The rain fell.

Sent.

Menu

sentences exercises

Sentences: Exercises

Practice

Sent.

Menu

sentences exercises 1

Sentences: Exercises 1

  • The three little bears came home to a mess.
  • Goldilocks had eaten their porridge.
  • Chairs were broken.
  • Asleep in baby bear’s bed.

Click on the group of words that is not a sentence.

Sent.

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sentences exercises 2

Sentences: Exercises 2

  • The fire-breathing, scaly, green dragon.
  • The knight rode in on his trusty horse.
  • He got past the dragon.
  • The princess was saved!

Click on the group of words that is not a sentence.

Sent.

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sentences exercises 3

Sentences: Exercises 3

  • Oceans cover most of the world.
  • Most of the ocean has not been explored.
  • Too dark deep in the ocean.
  • There is also too much pressure deep in the ocean.

Click on the group of words that is not a sentence.

Sent.

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sentences exercises 4

Sentences: Exercises 4

  • Supermarkets sell many items.
  • A whole row of just cereal.
  • Other rows have frozen foods.
  • They also sell drinks, snacks, and paper goods.

Click on the group of words that is not a sentence.

Sent.

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sentences exercises 5

Sentences: Exercises 5

  • Flooding all the big and little roads.
  • Cars pulled over to get out of the rain.
  • Other people stayed at home.
  • They all can’t wait for the sun to come out.

Click on the group of words that is not a sentence.

Sent.

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sentences exercises 6

Sentences: Exercises 6

  • The first day of school is always hard.
  • Scary, new teacher who you don’t even know.
  • Once you get there, it’s not so bad.
  • You see your friends and the teacher is not so bad.

Click on the group of words that is not a sentence.

Sent.

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sentences assessment

Sentences: Assessment

Are you ready to show how much you know about sentences?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the sentences quiz.

Sent.

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fragments menu

Fragments: Menu

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Exercises

Assessment

fragment definition

Fragment: Definition

A group of words that do not express a complete thought.

Frag.

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fragments examples

Fragments: Examples

The green, yellow, and red, Chinese New Year dragon.(Predicate is missing.)

Went to the park.(Subject is missing.)

A couple of beautiful tulips.

Why is this a fragment?

The predicate is missing.

Frag.

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fragments exercises

Fragments: Exercises

Practice

Frag.

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fragments exercises 1

Fragments: Exercises 1

The loud, thumping drum.

  • Subject is missing.
  • Predicate is missing.

Click on the reason that the group of words is a fragment.

Frag.

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fragments exercises 2

Fragments: Exercises 2

One sunny, warm afternoon, the clear blue sky.

  • Subject is missing.
  • Predicate is missing.

Click on the reason that the group of words is a fragment.

Frag.

Menu

fragments exercises 3

Fragments: Exercises 3

Warning all the people about the danger ahead.

  • Subject is missing.
  • Predicate is missing.

Click on the reason that the group of words is a fragment.

Frag.

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fragments exercises 4

Fragments: Exercises 4

Went ahead of the others in the line.

  • Subject is missing.
  • Predicate is missing.

Click on the reason that the group of words is a fragment.

Frag.

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fragments exercises 5

Fragments: Exercises 5

Crashed through the window with a loud bang!

  • Subject is missing.
  • Predicate is missing.

Click on the reason that the group of words is a fragment.

Frag.

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fragments exercises 6

Fragments: Exercises 6

An orange and black fish named Nemo.

  • Subject is missing.
  • Predicate is missing.

Click on the reason that the group of words is a fragment.

Frag.

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fragments assessment

Fragments: Assessment

Are you ready to show how much you know about fragments?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the fragments quiz.

Frag.

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common mistakes

Common Mistakes

Click on the section you want to go to.

Definition

Examples

Explanation

Fixing Common Mistakes

Exercises

Assessment

common mistakes definition

Common Mistakes: Definition

Mistakes that many people

make that cause them to have fragments instead of sentences.

Com. Mis.

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common mistakes examples

Common Mistakes: Examples

Because we wanted ice cream.

And they got lost.

Starting sentences with because, and, if, but, or when are common mistakes.

If you lived here.

But I can’t drive.

When my mom comes home.

Com. Mis.

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common mistakes explanation

Common Mistakes: Explanation

Since the group of words starts with the word “because”, this is not a complete sentence! It needs more information.

Because we wanted ice cream.

Starting sentences with because, and, if, but, or when are common mistakes.

“we” looks like the subject

“wanted” looks like a predicate

Com. Mis.

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fixing common mistakes

Fixing Common Mistakes

Sentences:

Fragments:

We wanted ice cream.

Because we wanted ice cream.

One way to fix these mistakes is to not start sentences with because, and, if, but, or when.

They got lost.

And they got lost.

You lived here.

If you lived here.

I can’t drive.

But I can’t drive.

My mom comes home.

When my mom comes home.

Com. Mis.

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Fixing Common Mistakes

Sentences:

Fragments:

We went to the store because we wanted ice cream.

Because we wanted ice cream.

Another way to fix these mistakes is to add more information.

You could go to school with me if you lived here .

If you lived here.

We are going out to dinner when my mom comes home.

When my mom comes home.

Com. Mis.

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common mistakes exercises

Common Mistakes: Exercises

Practice

Com. Mis.

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common mistakes exercise 1

Common Mistakes: Exercise 1

The big, red, fast car.

Click on the reason that shows why the group of words is a fragment.

  • No subject
  • No predicate
  • Bad beginning

Com. Mis.

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common mistakes exercise 2

Common Mistakes: Exercise 2

Because I don’t feel like it.

Click on the reason that shows why the group of words is a fragment.

  • No subject
  • No predicate
  • Bad beginning

Com. Mis.

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common mistakes exercise 3

Common Mistakes: Exercise 3

Went because we were out of milk.

Click on the reason that shows why the group of words is a fragment.

  • No subject
  • No predicate
  • Bad beginning

Com. Mis.

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common mistakes exercise 4

Common Mistakes: Exercise 4

And they had fun swimming.

Click on the reason that shows why the group of words is a fragment.

  • No subject
  • No predicate
  • Bad beginning

Com. Mis.

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common mistakes exercise 5

Common Mistakes: Exercise 5

If we had ice cream.

Click on the reason that shows why the group of words is a fragment.

  • No subject
  • No predicate
  • Bad beginning

Com. Mis.

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common mistakes exercise 6

Common Mistakes: Exercise 6

When we were in second grade.

Click on the reason that shows why the group of words is a fragment.

  • No subject
  • No predicate
  • Bad beginning

Com. Mis.

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common mistakes1

Common Mistakes

Are you ready to show how much you know about common mistakes?

If so click on the link. Then, log in and choose the common mistakes quiz.

Com. Mis.

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References:

All songs from Grammar Rock, published by American Broadcasting Companies in in 1995.

All assessments were made on Quiz Star. http://quizstar.4teachers.org/indexs.jsp

Some internet activities are available at http://funbrain.com/grammar/

Pictures used were from Print Shop Deluxe Version 15 published by Broderbund in 2002.