The ability to write effectively and communicate ideas through writing are essential for working in the real world. Outside of writing instruction, students need dedicated time to practice the skills and strategies necessary to become effective writers. Here are 29 printable grammar worksheets you can download and print for the classroom!
When writing, clarity is key. It is important for students to understand how the proper use of a pronoun will clarify to readers what noun the writer is talking about. Use the Subject Pronouns Mini Lesson & Practice Sheet, to review subject pronouns, pronoun antecedents, and present-tense verbs!
#3 Grammar Mini Lesson: Fragments and Run-On Sentences
One of the main concepts that continues to appear throughout grammar and writing teachings are fragment and run-on sentences. It is extremely important to teach the basics of a complete sentence early in the development of your students’ grammar and writing skills. Use the CorrectingFragment and Run-on Sentences Mini Lesson & Practice Sheet, to review these important concepts with students!
Simple subjects and simple predicates are the “must –haves” in sentence structure. These two words are the foundation in which grammar and writing are further built on. Use the Simple Subjects and Predicates Mini Lesson &Practice Sheet, to teach students about these important aspects of writing!
Give your students practice using commas correctly when writing. With the More Commas Grammar Activity your students will get the reinforcement they need to identify comma use and apply it in their writing.
Grammar Worksheets for Grades 6–8
#9 Grammar Mini Lesson: Commas in Compound Sentences and Series
Students must be able to self-monitor and identify a run-on sentence in order to correct run-on sentences. With the Correcting Run-on Sentences Worksheets students will read a portion of the text Who is Jackie Robinson? by Gail Herman and Nancy Harrison and then practice revising run-on sentences.
#11 The Big Three Commas Rule Activity
Give students The Big Three Comma Rules explained in simple, memorable terms. Then let them practice with exercises and apply to their writing.
#13 Parallel Structure Activity (Can be used in grades 6–8)
Using parallel structure makes it easier for readers to understand writing. Give your students practice on these important concepts with the Parallel Structure Grammar Activity. Whether for guided instruction or independent practice, your students will get the reinforcement they need!
#14 Revising Sentences Edit Sheet
Give students five strategies with examples for revising their wordy sentences. This 5 Tips for Revising Sentences Tip Sheet is a convenient resource to add to students' writing journals or folders.
#15 Pronouns Practice (Can be used in grades 6–8)
Give your students pronoun practice with this free download, Pronouns Grammar Activity. Whether for guided instruction or independent practice, your students will get the reinforcement they need for using subject and object pronouns.
#16 Crafting Clever Sentences
Crafting Clever Sentences is a fun way to engage students in phrases and clauses practice. There are three different graphic organizers available to get your students writing with commas, phrases, and clauses. You can provide students with one of the Crafting Clever Sentences organizers or with all three.
#17 Persuading Others Writing Assignment
For high school students, volunteer work can be part of a college application or may be used to earn a scholarship. When students write about their volunteer experience they need to ensure their message is impactful and inspiring. Download the Persuading Others to Volunteer Writing Activity to help students practice writing powerful content into a brief, written appeal.